Newsletter – Sunday 23rd May 2010

Domhnach na Cincíse
Pentecost Sunday

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 22nd 8pm: Thomas & Hannah O’Neill, Thomastown
Sunday 23rd 10am: Michael John McManus, Drumpark
Tuesday 25th 7pm: John Bohan, Gorrynagowna
Wednesday 26th 7pm: John Naughton, Drivera
Friday 28th 7pm: Michael Nolan
Saturday 29th 3.30pm: Confirmation for the children of Cornafulla & Ardkeenan Schools
Saturday 29th 8pm: Michael John & Jean Harney, Crannagh
Sunday 30th 10am: Kathleen Naughton, Conellan
Sunday 30th 11.30am: First Holy Communion for the children of Cornafulla & Ardkeenan Schools

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 23rd 11am: John & Margaret & Michael Dunning
Sunday 30th 11am: Tommy & May Curley

Rest in Peace
Sr. Catherine Henry, New Jersey and formerly of Drumlosh, sister of Mrs. Peggy Lennon, Summerhill
Elizabeth (Lily) Earl, Togher, Clonown and formerly of St. Paul’s Terrace
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a nanam

Emilie Patricia Fowler
Aoife Marie Kennedy
Anna Mai Kelly
Congratulations to their parents

Drum Clonown Community Games
Gymnastics – local competition will be held on Friday 28th May at 6pm in Athlone Gymnastic Club, Summerhill. Athletics – training for athletes competiting in county finals (5 & 6 June) will be held in the grounds of Summerhill Convent on Wednesday evening @ 6pm.

Sincere Thanks
Sr. Helena McEvilly FMDM wishes to extend sincere thanks to all those who gave of their time, talent and energy to fund-raise for her mission work in Nigera. Thanks
also to all who contributed so generously financially to her mission fund.

Gaelic on the Green
Céad míle fáilte to party time at Clann na nGael in Johnstown on Monday 24th May at 7pm. Fun, games and light refreshments for adults and children alike. All free of charge. Buses depart from The Mill car park at 6.15pm and Monksland Community Centre at 6.30pm, and from SuperValu car park at 6.15pm and Danesfot at 6.30pm. All children on the bus must be accompanies by an adult. For more details contact Anne 086-8355497.

Friends of Mayo-Roscommon Hospice
Fundraiser in aid of the Hospice Pallative Care Foundation will be launched in Clann na nGael Clubhouse, Johnstown on Thursday 27th May at 9pm. All are welcome and your support would be greatly appreciated.

Table Quiz
Cloonakilla N.S. Parents Association are holding a table quiz in the Athlone Springs Hotel at 8pm on 18th June. €20 per table. Your support would be much appreciated.

Passionfruit Theatre
Presents: Clive Barnes and Luan Parle on Friday 28th May at 8.30pm. Tickets €15. Tel: 086-3338457.

PLC Courses in Childcare
Enrolment in St. Jarlath’s Vocational School, Mountbellow on Thursday 27th May at 8pm.

Clann na nGael Holiday
Thinking of taking a break in October? Clann na nGael have organised a holiday with a difference. Come join us in Porto Rico (Grand Canaries) from 2nd to 9th October. Limited spaces available at a very reasonable cost.  Call Breda 086-8714943 or Mary 087-7838966.

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.


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