Newsletter – Sunday 19th July 2009

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 18th 8pm: Michael McManus, Clonark
Sunday 19th 10am: Martin Nolan and his grandparents Margaret & Thomas, Doohan
Friday 24th: Wedding of Simon Lennon & Caroline Bunt
Saturday 25th 8pm: Paul Delaney, Westwood
Sunday 26th 10am: Patrick Higgins, Curryroe

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 19th 11am: Willie & Nellie Shine, Curnaboll
Sunday 26th 11am: John, Kate & Michael Gavin, Cappamore

Rest In Peace
Bob Kenny, Aughrim (father of Mary Rock, Cornafulla and Ann Curley, Thomastown)
May he rest in peace

Apostolic Workers Church Gate Collection
Drum Branch of Apostolic Workers will hold their annual church gate collection at Drum church next weekend 25th and 26th of July. Please support our missionaries at work in foreign countries.

Clonown Cemetery Mass & Blessing
Mass will be offered and the new extension to the graveyard will be blessed on Friday 24th July at 8pm in the graveyard.

Elphin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine
Will take place on Sunday 16th August 2009.

Rural Community Transport
Drum/Clonown bus return service every Friday to Athlone – Bus operator: Willie Moore. Return fare €4, students €2, O.A.P. and children under 7 travel free. We encourage people to avail of this service. See schedule on notice board in Church or in your local shop. Starting point Drum Church at 10 a.m. and continues around the parish, last point is Doogue at 10.55 a.m. and return trip leaves Golden Island at 1.30 p.m. For more info contact WRCTA at 6448670, e-mail or view the full timetable on

Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church Maintenance Fund
Tickets on sale for two monster draws with prize fund of €200,000. Tickets €50 per draw and are available from the Parish Office, Sacristy or Drum Parish Office. If you have family living away from home they may consider purchasing a ticket for the above draw.


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