Newsletter – Sunday 10th April 2011

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 9th 8pm: Baby Seán McManus, Curraghaleen
Sunday 10th 10am: Mattie Redmond
Tuesday 12th 7pm: Andy Kenny and deceased family members, Rooskey
Wednesday 13th 7pm: Lily McManus, Rooskey
Thursday 14th 7pm: Michael Waston, Ardkeenan
Friday 15th 7pm: Tom Nicholson, Cornafulla
Friday 15th 8pm: Rooskey Station Mass in the home of Larry & Martina Kildea
Saturday 16th 11am: Clonark Station Mass in the home of Julia & Pat Naughton
Saturday 16th 8pm: Tom Connor, Clonark and deceased members of the Connor & Allen families
Sunday 17th 10am: Mass

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 10th 11am: Joe & Ned Roche
Sunday 17th 11am: Ann & Tom O’Brien

Rest in Peace
Bridie Coen, Ardrahan, Co. Galway (mother of Nora Lennon, Kilmacormack)
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam

Census 2011
Reminder to complete your Census form this Sunday night 10th April.

Charity Fashion Show
In aid of Drum Community Care will be held in the Athlone Springs Hotel on Thursday 14th April at 8pm. Please support.

Clonown 10k
Clonown Community Development are holding a 10k run and walk on Sunday 10th April at 3pm commencing at Clonown Community Centre. Refreshments served afterwards in the centre. For further information or to collect a sponsorship card, contact Ann Dunning 087-2261096 or Paul Curley 086-3349585.

Tax Relief for Donations
Many thanks for the positive response to date. Reminder to return completed tax rebate forms to Drum Parish Office. This is for parishioners who are PAYE taxpayers and who contributed €250 or more to St. Brigid’s Church, Drum during 2010. If you have mislaid your form, or did not receive the relevant documentation and feel that you qualify, please contact Cathriona at 090-6437125.

Volunteers Required
To distribute Parish Envelopes, particularly in the Monksland area, for Easter, Pentecost and Christmas. Please contact the Parish Office at 090-6492171.

Drum Cemetery Voluntary Group
Work in the cemetery has recommenced. Volunteers welcome to join in the work on Saturdays at 10am for the coming weeks.

Samaritans Church Gate Collection
Annual church gate collection will take place on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th. Please support. Samaritans available 24 hours per day for anyone who is feeling lonely, despairing or suicidal – call 1850-609090 in complete confidence.

Féile Ceoil na Scoileanna
The 46th annual Féile Ceoil na Scoileanna takes place in the Dean Crowe Theatre from Monday 11th April to Thursday 14th April, at 7pm daily. Matinee on Wednesday at 10.30am. Fáilte roimh cách. All welcome.

Lenten Reflections
Every Wednesday during Lent at 8pm in Monksland Community Centre.

Parish Pilgrimage to Medjugorje
From 25th June to 2nd July. Spiritual Director: Fr. John McManus. Group leader: Gerry Kinneavy. Cost €599. Single room supplement: €120 extra. For bookings contact 087-2249621 / 090-6492045 / 087-2936933.


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