Newsletter – Sunday 12th April 2009

Easter Sunday
Domhnach Cásca

Drum Mass Intentions
Holy Saturday 11th 8pm: Vigil Mass & Baptism
Sunday 12th 10am: Easter Sunday Mass
Monday 13th 11am: Tomás Dolan and deceased family members
Monday 13th 12pm: Seán McManus and deceased family members
Tuesday 14th 7pm: Laurence & Lily Coyle, Crannaghbeg
Wednesday 15th 7pm: John & Mary Fallon and deceased family members
Friday 17th 7pm: Tommy Lennon, Ardkeenan
Saturday 18th: Marriage of Olivia McManus & Richard Wilson
Saturday 18th 8pm: Rose & Frank Lennon
Sunday 19th 10am: Mattie Redmond

Clonown Mass Intentions
Holy Saturday 11th 8pm: Easter Vigil
Sunday 12th 11am: Joe & Ned Roche, Togher
Sunday 19th 11am: Kieran & Annie Hynes, Curnaboll

Drum Church Bell
The Bell has been restored and electrified. It will ring out the call for prayer at 12noon and 6pm daily, and 15 minutes before Mass on Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

Drum Parish Hall
You may have noticed the activity around Drum Parish Hall over the last several months. The hall has been extensively renovated, along with two extensions. It will be completed by mid-May. It will be a wonderful modern facility.

Thank You
The Parish is indebted to all the good people who gave of their time and energy to make our Holy Week Ceremonies worthy of the occasion. We thank all the people who took part in the ceremonies, Eucharistic Ministers, Readers, Choir, Altar Servers and especially all the children form the various schools in the parish who took part in the 5pm Mass on Holy Thursday in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church. Finally a word of thanks to our Sacristans and their helpers for whom Easter is such a busy time.

Drum Heritage Group
A.G.M. will be held in the Drum Heritage Visitor Centre on Thursday, 16th April at 8.30pm. All members and new members welcome.

Drum Community Games
Training on Sunday 19th April at 12 noon in Athlone Gymnastics Club (beside Interlink, Summerhill) for community games competition. Children (boys & girls of all ages) with gymnastics skills are invited to attend.

Passionfruit Theatre presents…
Eugene Donegan on Sunday 12th April and Martin Hutchinson on Saturday 18th April. Tickets €10. Telephone 086-3338457 or visit

Moore/Clonfad Drama Society presents “Out of Order”
Back by popular demand for one night only on Easter Sunday night, 12th April at 8pm in Moore Hall.

Athlone Little Theatre presents “The Coleen Bawn”
A comedy, from Sunday 19th to Friday 23rd April at 8.30pm. All proceeds from the first night (Sunday 19th) will be donated to Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church Maintenance Fund. Tickets available from any member of the Pastoral Council.


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