Newsletter – Sunday 22nd February 2009

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 21st 8pm: Bridget Duignan (Months mind)
Sunday 22nd 10am: James Henry, Mountflorence
Tuesday 24th 7pm: Hubert Macken and his parents Ellen & William, Lisdillure
Wednesday 25th 7pm: Ash Wednesday – Mass for the intentions of the parish and distribution of ashes
Thursday 26th 7pm: The Donlon Family, Crannagh
Friday 27th 7pm: Tommy & Mary Moran
Friday 27th 8pm: Rockfield & Southill Station Mass: Patrick & Ruth Flaherty
Saturday 28th 8pm: Patrick & Kathleen O’Neill and deceased family members, Mounthussey
Sunday 1st 10am: Johnny Naughton

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 22nd 11am: Johnny Hynes, Curnaboll
Sunday 1st 11am: Deceased members of the Dunning Family, Ballinaculla

Rest In Peace
Larry McLoughlin, Moate (father of Joan Duffy, Curryroe, Drum)
Frank Lennon, Creggane, Cornafulla
Leonard Salmon, Kilkenny West, Athlone (father of Rose Lawless, Cornafulla)
May they rest in peace

Charity Tax Relief
In the coming week it is hoped to distribute a letter to households in the Drum area which will ask for details to be filled in and returned with some documentation to the Drum Parish Office. Fr. Ray would appreciate, and be grateful for, a positive response.

Slim For Lent
Do you wish to lose some pounds? If so, join us as we Slim for Lent on Tuesday 24th February at 8pm in Connaughton’s Bar, Clonark. All proceeds in aid of Mayo-Roscommon Hospice Foundation. For more details please contact Moira 087-7756012 or P.J. 086-8758483.

The season of Lent begins on Wednesday, 25th February. It is a special period of preparation for the celebration of Easter. Ash Wednesday is a day of fast & abstinence. Ashes will be distributed at 7pm mass in Drum Church and during the 7.30am, 9.30am & 7.30pm masses in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church.

Monksland Area Mass for Lent
Will take place on Thursday, 26th February at 8pm in Monksland Community Centre. All welcome.

Drum Active Age Group
There will be no meetings until further notice due to reconstruction work at Drum Parish Hall.

Thank You
The family of Sr. Helena McEvilly wish to acknowledge with sincere thanks receipt of an anonymous donation at their home and to assure the donor that it will be sent directly to Sr. Helena’s Mission Fund in Nigeria.

Drum Station Mass
Thank you to all those who are hosting the Station Mass in their homes this spring (26th February to 8th April). To book a date and time to suit you, please ring the Drum Parish office at 090-6437125. There are a few areas that have not had a Station Mass in a long while – do not let the tradition die, make that phone call and get it started again!

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje
Ss. Peter & Paul’s Parish Pilgrimage to Medjugorje from June 27th to July 4th 2009. Price: €639 including taxes. Single room supplement: €130 extra. Contact Gerry Kinneavy at 087-2249621 or Mary Mulligan at 090-6492045. Discount of €30 if paid before 28th February. Limited places available. Book early to avoid disappointment.


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