Newsletter – Sunday 16th May 2010

Domhnach Deascabhála
The Ascension of the Lord

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 15th 8pm: Jack & Phoebe Duignan, Doohan
Sunday 16th 10am: Annie & Patrick Dolan, Clonark
Tuesday 18th 7pm: Thomas & Mary Lennon, Clonbulia
Wednesday 19th 7pm: John McManus & Sr. Mary Incarnata, Ardnanure
Thursday 20th 7pm: Kathleen & Owen Connaughton, Clonark
Friday 21st 7pm: Mary McManus, Ardnanure
Saturday 22nd 8pm: Thomas & Hannah O’Neill, Thomastown
Sunday 23rd 10am: Michael John McManus, Drumpark

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 16th 11am: Bill & Peg Fallon, Newtown
Sunday 23rd 11am: John & Margaret & Michael Dunning

Rest in Peace
Jimmy O'Brien, Carricknaughton
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam

Emma Agnes O’Brien
Siena Liz Fonseca Hynes
Congratulations to their parents

Wedding Bells
Helen Murray & Paul Everett
Sarah Keegan & Ultan Shine
Fiona Moore & Shane Naughton
May they be blessed with a long and happy life together.

Pentecost Envelopes
Will be distributed to all households in the parish by our area distributors during the coming week. Sincere thanks for your ongoing support for the priests of the parish.

Elphin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes
From 28th August to 2nd September 2010. Applications sought from persons who have a medical condition and wish to travel as assisted pilgrims. Forms available from Fr. Ray Milton at Drum Parish Office 090-6437125. Closing date for applications is 31st May. More details are available on

Jubilee Marriage Celebration
Couples celebrating their Silver, Ruby, Golden or any anniversary of marriage are invited to attend St. Joseph's Church, Boyle on Sunday 20th June at 3pm for Mass to be celebrated by Bishop Christoper Jones. Refreshments afterwards in St. Joseph's Hall, Boyle. This event is hosted by the Family Life Centre. Booking is essential and should be done by 2nd June. Contact 071-9663000, email or contact your local priest.

Athlone Library
Massive sale of used library stock from 13th to 24th May. Books in all categories at reasonable prices.

Night Prayer Vigil
At Cluain Chiaráin Prayer Centre, Clonmacnoise on Friday 21st May. Mass at 10pm followed by adoration and finishing at 3.10am. All welcome. Enquiries to Dave 085-7746763.

S.M.A. Pilgrimage to Knock
Bus departs Ss. Peter & Paul's Church at 10am on Saturday 22nd May. Fare €10. Book with Fr. Eamon 090-6493854 or 087-2182775 or Maura 090-6494181.

Golf Classic
Ss. Peter & Paul's Golf Classic will be held in Athlone Golf Club on Friday 21st May. Please contact the Parish Office at 090-6492171 for entry forms and tee times.

Parish Pilgrimage to Medjugorje
From 25th June to 2nd July 2010. Spiritual director: Fr. John McManus. Cost €599 all inclusive. Single room supplement: €130. Group leader: Gerry Kinneavy 087-2249621 or Mary Mulligan 090-6492045 / 087-2936933.


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