Newsletter – Sunday 21st June 2009

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 20th 8pm: Michael McManus, Nure
Sunday 21st 10am: John Kilroy, St. Coman’s Park
Sunday 21st 3.45pm: ROSARY PROCESSION from St. Brigid’s Well
Sunday 21st 4pm: OPEN AIR MASS in Drum Old Cemetery
Wednesday 24th 7pm: John Higgins, Crannagh
Saturday 27th 8pm: Sonny & Bridget Lawless, Cornafulla South
Sunday 28th 10am: Margaret Naughton & deceased family members, Clonark

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 21st 11am: Pat Ward, late of Curnaboll & Letterkenny
Friday 26th 8pm: Mary Monks (nee Shine), late of Drumlosh (Month’s mind)
Sunday 28th 11am: Nancy Ward, Curnaboll

Annual Open-Air Mass at Drum Monastic Site
All parishioners are invited to attend the annual open-air concelebrated Mass at Drum Monastic Site on (today) Sunday 21st June commencing with a Rosary Procession from St. Brigid’s Well at 3.45pm. Fr. John McManus, who is this year celebrating the Silver Jubilee of his ordination, will be the principal celebrant. This annual religous ceremony at Drum has provided a focal point for people, both at home and aborad, to gather in prayer for the repose of all their deceased relatives and friends. Ample seating will be available in the old cemetry.

Elphin Diocesan Lourdes Invalid Fund Annual Church Gate Collection
Will be held at Drum & Clonown Churches on Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th June. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Invitation to Fr. John McManus’ Silver Jubilee Celebrations
All the people of the parish are invited to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of the Ordination of Fr. John McManus on Thursday 25th June, beginning with concelebrated Mass in Ss. Peter & Paul’s at 7.30m followed at 9pm by a presentation to mark the occasion in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel. For enquiries/donations please contact any member of the Parish Pastoral Council.

Clann na nGael Summer Camps
Two camps will be held in the club grounds, Johnstown this summer:

  • 29th June to 3 July: Summer Camp for 6 to 10 year olds
  • 6th July to 10th July: Skills Clinic for 10 year olds and over

For more information please contact Sean Murray at 087-9573759.

Passionfruit Theatre Benefit Night
With music by Carmel Sheerin & The Ravens, on Tuesday, 30th June at 8.30pm in The Dean Crowe Theatre. Tickets €20 available in Carry-Out off-licence, Baylough.

Day of Prayer for Priests
On Thursday 2nd July and the first Thursday of every month through the year at the Chapel of Adoration, Castle Street, concludes with the Eucharistic Celebration at 6:15pm with invited priests who share their vocation story and priesthood life and ministry. All are welcome.


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