Newsletter – Sunday 23rd November 2008

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 22nd 8pm: Thomas Murray, Gorrynagowna
Sunday 23rd 10am: Paddy & Bridie Moore, Meehanbee
Tuesday 25th 7pm: Mary O’Neill, Summerhill
Thursday 27th 7pm: Mary Kelly
Friday 28th 7pm: Sr. Margaret Lennon (1st anniversary)
Saturday 29th 8pm: John & Kitty Keena and deceased family members, Cornafulla
Sunday 30th 10am: Mass for the Deceased of the Parish

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 23rd 11am: Mary & Johnny Harney, Crannagh
Sunday 30th 11am: P.J. & Mossie Curley and deceased family members

Recent Death
Bertha Jones (nee McManus), aunt of Mary Keogh, Cornafulla
May she rest in peace.

Weekly Offering Envelopes
This coming week the parish collectors/distributors will be delivering the weekly offering envelopes to each home. Sincere thanks to all who give of their time and also for their help throughout the year. Also, new parishioners wishing to make a weekly contribution through the Offering Envelope collection towards the upkeep of the parish may do so by contacting the parish office or sacristy.

Go Local Week
This week people are encouraged to become aware of the importance and value of local services in their area. Churches, post offices, sports clubs, village shops and many more services are at the heart of our local communities but we need to support them – this week and every week. More details of the campaign can be found on or by visiting your local church, post office, shop or GAA club.

Clann na nGael Minor Board AGM
This Monday, 24th November in the clubhouse, Johnstown at 8pm. All are welcome to attend.

Ceili & Barn Dancing Classes
The classes continue upstairs in Drum Community Centre every Thursday night from 8.30-10.30pm (access via the left side of the centre). Everybody welcome, no partner necessary

Adult Art Classes
Every Monday from 10.30am to 12.30pm in Drum Community Centre. €10 including tea/coffee. All are welcome. For more details contact Jacqui at 087-9020891.

Fundraising Dance
Brendan Shine will play music at the Taughmaconnell Community Care Group fundraising dance in Gullane’s Hotel, Ballinasloe on Thursday 4th December. Please support.

Defence Forces Mass
Annual Mass for the deceased members of the Defence Forces will be celebrated by Most Rev. Christopher Jones, Bishop of Elphin, on Tuesday 25th November at 10.30am in the Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church. All are welcome.

Athlone Credit Union AGM
Athlone Credit Union Limited will hold its AGM for 2008 on Thursday 27th November at 8pm in the Radisson Hotel commencing at 8pm. All members are invited to attend.


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