Newsletter – Sunday 7th August 2011

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 6th 8pm: Michael Fallon and deceased family members, Doogra
Sunday 7th 10am: Michael Glynn, Crannagh
Wednesday 10th 7pm: Mary McManus, Drumlosh (Month’s Mind)
Friday 12th 7pm: Kate Nolan, Doohan
Saturday 13th 8pm: Tom Henry, Drumlosh
Sunday 14th 10am: Peter & Maureen Killian and deceased family members

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 7th 11am: Patrick Dunning, Ballinaculla
Sunday 14th 11am: John, Bridget & Patrick Halligan, Collogoriff
Monday 15th August: Kathleen & Sonny Cunningham (Mass in Graveyard)

Rest in Peace
Mary Daly, Navan (sister of Teresa McEvilly & Margaret McManus, aunt of Fr. Michael McManus)
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam

Wedding Bells
Sarah-Lisa Sweeney & John Harney
Aoife Ducke & Michael Cummins
May be blessed with a long and happy life together.

Céad Míle Fáilte
We extend a warm welcome to Fr. Michael McManus, who has taken up position as Curate in Drum from this weekend. Fr. Michael is a native of St. Coman’s Park and arrives to Drum from Castlerea. We wish him every success is his ministry here in Drum. We also extend best wishes to Fr. Ray Milton who has been appointed Parish Priest of Knockcroghery.

Clann na nGael 75th Anniversary
Congratulations to Clann na nGael GAA Club as they celebrate their 75th anniversary this weekend, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th August. Well done to all who cycled from Croke Park to Johnstown on Saturday. An afternoon of fun, games and entertainment for all the family, in and outside the clubhouse commences on Sunday at 12pm

Drum Cemetery Voluntary Group
Many thanks to all those who have returned their collection envelopes to date. If you have not already done so, please return your envelope to Drum Parish Office.

Trócaire Somalia Famine Appeal
Envelopes are available at the back of the church for the Somalia Famine Appeal, which will be collected this weekend. Your generous support would be much appreciated for this very worthy cause.

Cemetery Sunday
-Cloonakilla Cemetery on Sunday 7th August at 3pm;
-Cornamagh Cemetery on Sunday 14th August at 4pm;
-Coosan Cemetery on Sunday 21st August at 4pm.

Gala Concert
In aid of Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church Restoration Fund on Tuesday 22nd September at 8pm in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church. Concert will feature An Garda Síochána Band, Breda O’Connor and Cór Scoil na gCeithre Máistrí. Tickets €20.

Thank You
To all those who supported and took part in the recent fund raising Mini Marathon in aid of Cystic Fibrosis, The total amount raised was €7,103.80. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Knock Novena
National Public Novena in honour of Our Lady of Knock takes place from 14th-22nd August. Twice daily at 3pm and 8.30pm. Dedicated to the memory of Monsignor James Horan (1911-1986). Theme: Faith, Providence and Action.


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