Newsletter – Sunday 2nd August 2009

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 1st 8pm: Paddy Mulvey
Sunday 2nd 10am: Lily Devine
Friday 7th 7pm: Patrick & Bridget Harney, Creggane
Saturday 8th 8pm: Tom Henry, Drumlosh
Sunday 9th 10am: Maureen Killian

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 2nd 11am: Patrick Dunning, Ballinaculla
Friday 7th 8pm: Kathleen & Sonny Cunningham
Sunday 9th 11am: Kieran Dunning & granddaughter Hannah Rose Martin

Rest In Peace
Patrick Murray, Gorrynagowna
Christy Bigley, Crannaghbeg
May they rest in peace

Cemetery Sunday
In Cornamagh on Sunday 9th August at 4pm and in Coosan on Sunday 16th August at 4pm.

Have you been touched by breast cancer?
If you would like to meet for a chat and a cuppa you are most welcome to join us on Tuesday 4th August at 8 pm in Shamrock Lodge Hotel. Contact number 087 9593917. We plan to meet every second Tuesday… watch this space… Please come and join us.

Day of Prayer for Priests
On Thursday 6th August and the first Thursday of every month throughout 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.

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.

Fresh Start Training Programme
Enrol now for the next Fresh Start Training Programme if you are unemployed or registered with a disability (including non-nationals) – commencing soon in Athlone. This is a 12 mth, Fás-approved course delivering I.T., Personal Development, Creative Arts, Work Experience etc. with full training allowance. Talk to Martin at 090-6441260


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