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W/E 24/11/2019

posted Nov 21, 2019, 1:15 PM by John O'Sullivan

Priest on Call this week

 Fr Pat O'Neill  065 6827799, 086 2612124

Priests Contact Numbers: 

Fr Damien Nolan  065 6837178, 086 8396636

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

Masses this Weekend 
Ruan: Saturday November 23rd at 8:00pm.  Months Mind Mass for the late Donal Moloney
 “Do This In Memory” Mass for First Holy Communion Children.

Rest In Peace We remember in our prayers this evening Mary Whelan, Dundalk and formerly of Larchill who was laid to rest on Thursday. 
May her gentle soul rest in peace.

Masses next Weekend 
Dysart: Saturday November 30th at 8:00pm Mass of Anniversaries:- Deceased Senior Citizens,  Deceased members of the Mulqueen Family 
Lay Led Liturgy: in Ruan Sunday December 1st at 10:00 am
Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                        Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm

Weekly CollectionsParish Dev. Fund: €1,575.00 .00 

Thank you all for your kind contributions

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Ruan

Euch Minister this week: Mary Quinn          Reader this week:- Garry Shannon 

Euch Minister next week:-                                 Reader next week:- 

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Dysart

Euch Minister this week:-             Reader this week:- 

Readers and Eucharistic Ministers: The 2020 rotas for Readers and Eucharistic ministers for both Ruan and Dysart are currently being prepared. 

Anyone interested in Reading or becoming a Eucharist Minister are very welcome and should contact Monica in the Parish Office 065 6827799 or email 

Note: If you are already on the rota and are unable to continue, please let Monica know

Toonagh Hall Christmas Dance  on Sat December 14th with Mike Gardiner and Noreen Ferns. 

A great night of music and dance guaranteed. All Welcome. 

Ruan Tidy Towns Fundraiser Sale of Work and Auction for Ruan Tidy Towns and Parish Graveyards - Saturday night 7th December, after 8:00 pm Mass in Ruan. Donations of timber/turf/farm supplies/cakes/sale-able bric-a-brac/books etc. will be welcome. Please support !!

Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes: 

We welcome into the Christian Community through the sacrament of Baptism: 

Saoirse Grace Fallon and Jack Patrick McNulty who were recently baptised in the Imeall Boirne Parishes. 

Baptisms take place each Sunday of the Month at 12:30pm rotating between all 9 churches.

Next Baptism Programme Date Saturday 9th November in Corofin From 11 am to 12 noon.

Dates for November:  - Tubber 24th 

Dates for December:- Ballinruan 1st,    - Dysart 8th,   - Rath 15th,    - Boston 22nd. 

Next Baptism Programme Date Saturday 14th December in Ruan From 11 am to 12 noon

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:

Confirmation Enrolment Ceremony The Confirmation Enrolment Ceremony for all the schools in the Imeall Boirne Parishes takes place in St. Mary’s Church Ruan on Friday December 13th at 7:30 pm.

Killaloe Diocese Youth Ministry will hold Solas An overnight of Faith, Fun and Workshops in St. Flannan’s College. Friday 22nd Nov 7 p.mSaturday 23rd November at 1p.m. All T.Y to 6th Year students are welcome. 

Reunion for Helpers on Lourdes Pilgrimage, Summer 2019. Contact Joanne (085) 874 9207 or Fr Jerry 086 2508444

Advent Retreat Takes place at Esker Retreat Centre Nov 29th – Dec 1st. 

This is quite weekend apart, as we begin our journey towards the mystery that is Christmas. More details by calling 091-844549

The Senior Citizens Annual Christmas Party takes place in Morty Kelly’s on Sunday 1st December at 2:00 pm. All are welcome. 

If possible would you give your name to either Sheila at 087 6546637, Linda at 086 8748845 or Mary at 087 9776583. 

This is necessary to ensure that sufficient meals are available.