Newsletter – Sunday 13th September 2009

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 12th 8pm: Frank Naughton, Doohan
Sunday 13th 10am: Tony Duignan, Clonbulia and deceased family members
Tuesday 15th 7pm: Annie & John Lennon, Creggane
Wednesday 16th 7pm: Thomas, Michael & Mary Ellen Lennon, Cornafulla
Thursday 17th 7pm: John & Mary Naughton and deceased family members, Clonellan
Friday 18th 7pm: Kathleen Kelly (nee Keogh, Cuilmore), Boston
Saturday 19th 11am: CLONELLAN STATION MASS in the home of Kitty Seery
Saturday 19th 8pm: Tim & Nancy Lennon, Kilmacormack
Sunday 20th 10am: Dan & Lizzie Hynes, Drumlosh

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 13th 11am: Elizabeth & Patrick Egan, Curnaboll
Sunday 20th 11am: Margaret (Maggie) & John Hynes, Oldtown

Thank You
To Drum Community Care who organised a great night for Drum Senior Citizens last Wednesday. Sincere thanks to the committee and all who volunteered there time and talents and made it such an enjoyable and memorable night for all.

Hospice Coffee Morning
Thursday 17th September from 9am – 1.30pm in Drum Community Centre. All proceeds to Mayo/Roscommon Hospice. Please support.

Ceili & Barn Dancing Classes
Will recommence in Drum Parish Hall on Thursday 17th September at 8pm. Everyone welcome to come along and join in the music, dance and exercise.

Children’s Art Classes
On Monday evenings from 6pm to 7.30pm in Drum Community Centre with art teacher Anja Sammon. Suitable for children from first class to sixth class. All materials are provided and family concessions are available. Booking is required. Please ring Anja on 087-7815941 or 090-9678867 for more details.

Holy Hour for Vocations
Second Sunday of the month (through the year), guided holy hour for vocations integrated with Evening Prayer of the Church, 13th September 2009 at the Chapel of Adoration – Castle Street, 5:00 – 6:00 pm. All are welcome.

Kettlebell Total Body Fitness Training
Discover the latest total body workout popular with athletes, sports enthusiasts and even Hollywood celebrities! Classes are held in Drum Community Centre every Monday 7.30-8.30pm and Wednesday 7.30-8.30pm. Free introductory class on Monday 7th and Wednesday 9th September. Classes cost €8 per class or €20 for 3 classes when pre-booked. All levels of fitness welcome (male and female). Instructor: Martin Mulvihill 086-0868171.

Naíonra Réalta Geala
Pre-school through the medium of Irish re-opens in Drum Community Centre on September 8th 2009. Free pre-school places from January 2010 (5 mornings per week). For further information please contact Catherine 086-0641910 Or (090) 6437411 After 6pm.

Rural Community Transport
South Westmeath Rural Transport Association provides a return bus service from Drum/Clonown to Athlone every Friday. The service is operated by Willie Moore. This is a very important service and we encourage people to avail of it. The bus leaves Drum Church at 10am and has collection points at Newtown Cross; Ardkeenan; Thomastown; Clonark; Cornafulla; Drumlosh; Curraghnaboll; Oldtown; Clonown; Carricknaughton and Doogue, arriving at Golden Island Shopping Centre at 11.05am. Bus leaves Golden Island at 1.30pm. 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 €100 (€50 per draw) and are available from the Parish Office, Sacristy, Drum Parish Office and various people throughout the parish. Full details available on


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