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W/E 24/11/2013

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Mass Of Anniversaries In November

Ruan:          Saturday 30th November

                    4.00 pm              Months Mind Mass for Eddie O’Connor

                    6.00 pm              1st Anniversary Mass for Michael Considine

Mass Of Anniversaries In December

Ruan:         Sunday 1st December at 11.15 am

                    Jimmy Casey   May Casey  David Heywood    Joe Meaney   Michael Cassidy     Martin Cassidy   John Cassidy    Eileen Cassidy

                    Michael Kerin          Kitty Killeen

Ruan:         Wednesday 4th December at 8.00 pm

                    Months Mind Mass for Connie McMahon

Ruan:          Sunday 15th December at 11.15

                    Paul Howard       John Sheehan          Jill Clarke         John Moroney       Michael Moroney

Dysart:        Tuesday 24th December at 2.00 pm

                    1st Anniversary Mass for Tadhg Lynch

 Weekday Masses:

Ruan:          Monday, Tuesday Wednesday and Saturday at 9.30.         

Dysart:         Wednesday and Thursday at 9.30


Weekly Collections:     Thank you very much for your contributions

PDF: €1662.94             Baskets: €150.58              Candles:  €33.26           Mission Sunday:  €223.00

November Offerings:  €400.00         Priests Benevolent Fund:   €15.00   Priests Collection:  €396.00

Trócaire Collection for Syria and the Philippines:  €2,245.22

Readers & Ministers Of The Eucharist:

Readers this Sun:        Ruan    Garry Shannon                        Dysart    Louise McDonnell

Readers next Sun:      Ruan:   Aidan Lawton                           Dysart:   Emily Mulqueen

Euch Mins this Sun:    Ruan:   Mary O’Brien                            Dysart:   Pat Lynch

Euch Mins next Sun:   Ruan:   Siobhan Le Cathelinais            Dysart:   Frank Cust 

Next Baptism CourseCorofin on Saturday 14th December from 11.00 am to 12 Noon

Pastoral Plan – Diocese of Killaloe: After widespread dialogue with Parishioners over the past 2 years a Pastoral Plan was formed. Copies of the Pastoral Plan for the Diocese from 2013 to 2020 are available at the Church door.

Christmas Cards Parish Christmas Cards & Christmas Mass Cards are available in both Churches

Parish Council Meeting on Monday night 2nd December in the Parochial House at 8.00 pm.

Senior Citizens: The Annual Christmas Party will be held in Morty Kellys on Sunday 8th December

Thought for the Week

Time is the deposit each one has in the Bank of God

And no one knows the balance.   (R.W. Sockman)



The National Audit of Child Safeguarding Practice in this Diocese of Killaloe will take place from 27th to 29th November. As part of the Audit every parish is required to publish this fact in their parish newsletter. The Auditors and the Bishop are inviting any person who may have been affected by abuse within the Church in this Diocese to make contact with the Director of Safeguarding, Cleo Yates on 065 682 8638

Prayer Afternoon For Vocations: An afternoon of Prayer for Vocations to mark the close of the Year of Faith will take place in the Franciscan Friary Ennis on Sunday next December 1st from 3 pm to 6 pm. People are free to come and go during this time for all or part of this special occasion

Clare Hurling Supporters Club:  All Ireland Champions Calendars and Christmas Cards will be on Sale after Mass on Sunday 1st December outside both Churches.

Craft Group meets in the kitchen in Toonagh Hall Wed. mornings from 11 to 12 noon to pass on tips on knitting, crochet, embroidery, mosaic work over a "cuppa".  Anyone interested is invited to share any ideas they may have as to what could be included in the sessions as they continue, or bring work they'd like to show. €3 is collected towards hall funds.   Further info. Rose 0870610212.

Dancing for Adults continues in Toonagh Hall, Thurs. nights, 8.30 pm to 10.30 pm.  Caledonian, Connemara and Plain Sets, jive, waltz and quickstep - all welcome.  Adm. €5.

Kitchen Sessions continue in Toonagh Hall, Fri. nights 7 to 9 pm. All musicians, singers and dancers welcome.  Adm. €1.

Clare Cancer Support, Kilnamona, Christmas Fair at the Holy Family School Hall, Ennis, Saturday the 30th of November at 10.30 am.  Knitwear, Jewellery, Christmas cards painted by our members, Santa Clause, Gifts, Tea and Coffee. Please come along and join us.

North Clare Mental Health Association is hosting a series of talks on Mental Health and Wellness during the month of Nov: Patrick Ryan, Professor of Psychology UCL and Liam Minogue of the W.R.A.P. Programme on 26th November.  The talks will take place at the Falls Hotel Ennistymon at 8:00 pm each night and Admission is Free


Minor Club: The AGM of The Minor Club will take place in Ruan Community Centre on Monday 25th November at 8 30 pm. We would encourage all parents or anyone interested in developing hurling in our parish to attend.    Susan Rice

RUAN GAA AGM 2013: The Executive of Ruan GAA Club wish to notify members and patrons of their intention to hold the club’s A.G.M, which is scheduled to take place in Ruan Community Centre on Saturday 30th November 2013 commencing at 7.30 pm.  Ger Lyons, P.R.O.

Lotto Results:  W/E: 17/11/2013    Nos drawn  11, 16, 17, 23.   No jackpot winner        

Five lucky dips:       Cian Cassidy, Laura Waring, Hannah Brohan, Denis Healy and Walter Canny.

Next week’s Jackpot:  €7200       Team:  Flan Lyons         Venue: Purcells