March‎ > ‎

W/E 24/03/2019

posted Mar 22, 2019, 6:26 AM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Mar 22, 2019, 6:30 AM ]

Priest on call in Imeall Boirne this week is:-

Fr. Pat O’Neill, 065 6827799/086 2612124: 

Priests Contact Numbers: 

Fr Damien Nolan, Tel: 065 6837178/086 8396636

Weekday Masses:    Ruan: Mon & Thurs @ 9:30 a.m.     Dysart:     Wed @ 9:30 a.m

Masses this Weekend 
Ruan: Saturday 23rd March 8:00pm  Mass for the People
“Do this In Memory” Mass for first Holy Communion Children

Masses next Weekend  
Ruan: Saturday 30th March 12:00 noon Memorial Mass - Mickie Leahy, Cork.  Also @ 8:00pm Mass for the People

Mass of Anniversaries in April
The Mass of Anniversaries in the Parish for April takes place as follows: 
Dysart—Saturday April 6th at 8:00pm
Ruan - Saturday April 27th at 8:00pm
(Due to the third Saturday falling on Easter Saturday)

Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                        Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm

Weekly CollectionsChurch Collections: €1,030.33

Thank you all for your kind contributions

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Ruan

Euch Minister this week:  Monica Cassidy               Reader this week:-  Ruth Crowe

Euch Minister next week:-  Rachel O Loughlin         Reader next week:-  Rachel O Loughlin

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Dysart

Euch Minister this week:-           Reader this week:- 

Holy Week / Easter in Imeall Boirne  The full schedule for Holy Week and Easter in the Imeall Boirne Pastoral Area will be available in
next weekends’ Newsletter and also available on the Church Noticeboards in each Parish.

Parish Eucharistic Ministers and Readers  A meeting for all will be held in Ruan Community Centre on Wednesday 3rd April at 8:00pm to discuss Lay Led Liturgies and other important matters going forward. 

It is important that all Eucharistic Ministers and Readers on the current rota for both Ruan and Dysart attend this meeting

Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes: 

All Baptisms take place each Sunday of the Month at 12:30pm rotating between all nine churches.

March Baptism Dates:- Tubber 24th

People intending to have children baptised must complete the baptismal preparation course before each child is baptised. All forms for the above are

available from Anne at the Imeall Boirne Office. Phone No: 065 6890865. Email:

First Communion 2019: The next First Holy Communion volunteer parents meeting will be held on Tuesday 19th March at 7:30pm in Ruan Community Centre.  It is important that all volunteer Parents attend these meetings.

Confirmation Retreat Day to Knock A retreat day to Knock for the Confirmation Candidates from the Parishes takes place this month as follows:
Monday 25th — Corofin / Kilnaboy / Tubber
Tuesday 26th — Ruan / Toonagh / Crusheen
(Times and pick up points to be confirmed shortly)

Easter Camogie/Hurling Camps
Camps will take place on Tues/Wed/Thurs the 16th, 17th & 18th of April. They will run from 9.30am - 2.00pm. 
Three camps are being held in total at Parteen, St. Flannans College and Clooney. More information from 086-1503554 / 087 214 2830. 

Ruan GAA: Waterford will host Clare's first Munster SHC of 2019 on Sunday, May 12th. Due to the restricted capacity at Walsh Park, tickets for games will not go on public sale but will be sold through participating counties and clubs only. It is important to pay your membership ASAP!