Newsletter – Sunday 3rd July 2011

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 2nd 11am: Tom McManus, Boston & Nure
Saturday 2nd 8pm: Sonny & Bridget Lawless, Cornafulla SOuth
Sunday 3rd 10am: Gloria Walsh, Crannaghbeg
Tuesday 5th 7pm: Tom & Kathleen Shine and son John, Crannagh
Thursday 7th 1pm: Marriage of Valerie Daly and Brian Power
Friday 8th 7pm: Bridget & Bernard Tully, Johnstown
Saturday 9th 11am: Rose Lawless, Cornafulla South (Month’s mind)
Saturday 9th 8pm: Michael McManus, Clonark
Sunday 10th 10am: Mary Naughton, Doohan (Month’s mind) and her husband Hubert

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 3rd 11am: Johnny & Mai Harney and John & Nell Salmon
Sunday 10th 11am: John, Margaret & Michael Dunning

Rest in Peace
P.J. Henry, Carricknaughton, Clonown
Hughie Lennon, Dublin and Clonellan
Gus Egan, Old Tuam Road, Monksland
Tom McManus, Boston and Nure (brother of John ‘Skinner’ McManus, Nure)
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam

Family Day in Moore
This Sunday 3rd July at Millar’s Bar & Restaurant, Ballydangan. Moore Macra Vintage Run at 1.30pm, Millar’s 9th annual BBQ starts at 5.30pm. Music, bouncing castle, raffle, kinds activities. All proceeds in aid of Western Alzheimers.

Drum Cemetery Voluntary Group Collection
Newsletter with update on the continuing work in the cemetery and envelopes for the annual collection will be distributed over the coming weeks in the Drum Parish and surrounding areas. Thanks for your continued support. More details on

Elphin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes
Under the leadership of Bishop Jones, departs Knock on Sunday 28th August and returns Friday 2nd September. Fully inclusive price €677 for 5 nights full board. Booking forms available at Drum Parish Office 090-6437125 or from JWT 01-2410800.

Thank You
Sr. Mary Louise O’Rourke, the Disciples of the Divine Master and the O’Rourke family wish to thank all those who were involved in the celebration of the Perpetual Profession of Sr. Mary Louise recently. It truly was an unforgettable celebration for all those who participated and shared in her total consecration to God as a life-long member of the Congregation. May God bless and ereward you all for your goodness and for your ongoing support of the sister’s mission in the Parish of Ss. Peter & Paul and in Ireland.

Thank You
To all the PAYE taxpayers from the parish who returned their completed certificate for tax relief to eligible charities. A tax rebate totalling €11,500.81 has been received by Ss. Peter & Paul’s Parish from the Revenue Commissioners. We are most grateful for your much appreciated co-operation. It is still not too late to send in your completed certificate if you have not done so already.

Thank You
Irish Cancer Society would like to thank all those who contributed so generously to their recent church gate collection. A total of €993.80 was collected, which will go towards making a difference in the lives of people affected by cancer.

Drum Walking Group
Roscommon Sports Partnership are starting up a walking group on Mondays at 7.30pm at Drum Community Centre, starting Monday 27th June. This is a new initiative for anyone interested in the fresh air and outdoors, while getting fit and keeping healthy at the same time! Anyone can join us with no costs involved. All are welcome.

Athlone Gymnastics Club Summer Camp
From 4th-8th July and 11th-15th July inclusive. Boys and girls age 6 and over are welcome. For further information contact 087-9188993.

Music, Acting and Dance (M.A.D. Camp)
From 4th-15th July for children aged 7-16 years in the Dean Crowe Theatre. To book your place contact Kori Kilduff 087-6263284.

Athlone Basketball Club
Underage summer league running for 6-8 weeks from 6th July for boys and girls U10, U12 and U14. Registration on Wednesday 6th July at 7pm in Our Lady’s Bower. Cost €2 per session, registration €3 for non-members.


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