Newsletter – Sunday 31st January 2010

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 30th 8pm: John & Margaret Caulfield, Doohan
Sunday 31st 10am: Kathleen & John Grenham
Monday 1st 7pm: St. Brigid’s Day: Mass for Parish Helpers
Tuesday 2nd 7pm: Presentation of the Lord & blessing of candles
Wednesday 3rd 7pm: Patrick & Thomas O’Reilly & deceased family members, Johnstown
Thursday 4th 7pm: Deceased members of Kilroy Family, Clonbulia
Friday 5th 7pm: T.P. Kelly
Saturday 6th 8pm: Joseph Duignan, Clonellan
Sunday 7th 10am: Judith Townsend

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 31st 11am: Louise Gavin
Friday 5th 8pm: Paddy Joe & Rose Dunning, Newtown
Sunday 7th 11am: John Dunning

Rest in Peace
Kathleen Healy, Ballygar (sister of Maureen O’Neill, Thomastown)
May she rest in peace

Drum I.C.A.
Monthly meeting in Drum Community Centre on Tuesday, 2nd February at 8.30pm. All members are requested to attend.

Roscommon/Athlone PTAA Dinner Dance
On Saturday 6th February in the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon. Dinner @ 9pm sharp. Music by Dean Lane & Graceland. Tickets €35 available from Colette 6437123 or Annette 6437115.

Clann na nGael U-12 Ladies Training
Under 12 ladies indoor Gaelic Football training continues on Thursday nights from 8-9pm in Drum Community Centre. New members very welcome.

Clann na nGael Club Social & Buffet Dinner
In the Athlone Springs Hotel on Friday 12th February at 7.30pm. Entertainment on the night will be provided by Brendan Shine and his band. Special Guest will be Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh. Tickets €25 are available from Harney’s SPAR Cornafulla or any committee member.

Important Meeting
We are trying to organise an “Active Age Group” or “Go for life” group in our area. If you would like to take part, a meeting will take place in Monksland Community Centre on Thursday, 4th Feb. at 11 a.m. For further information contact 087-2233995.

Aire Family Addiction Support Group
Provide advice, support and information for families who are affected by drugs or alcohol in Monksland Community Centre Mondays 10am-12pm.

Slim-A-Thon for Lent
Organised to raise money for Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church Maintenance Fund. Open to anyone, so encourage your friends and family to join and help raise funds. You can register at Parish Office or contact Karen Cunningham on 0879480007. More details next week.

Portiuncula Hospital Pastoral Care Department
Rememberance Service for parents who have suffered a bereavement through the death of their children, miscarriage or stillbirth on Tuesday, 2nd February at 7.30 p.m. in the Hospital Chapel.

Day of Prayer for Priests
Thursday 4th February and first Thursday of the month throughout the year at the Chapel of Adoration, Castle Street, concludes with the Eucharistic Celebration at 6.15 p.m. with invited priests who share their vocation story and priesthood life and ministry. All are welcome.

Catholic Schools’ Week
Today marks the beginning of Catholic Schools’ Week. We celebrate and give thanks for the many gifts that Catholic Education brings to our families, our parish and our society. Catholic Education is a beautiful gift that we have had in this country for many years. We also pray that our schools will continue to form faith-filled people who will be ‘light’ to all generations.


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