Newsletter – Sunday 28th August 2011

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 27th 8pm: Maura Henry, Mount Florence
Sunday 28th 10am: Christy & Attie Bigley, Summerhill
Tuesday 30th 7pm: Living and deceased members of the McManus family, Clonrulla
Wednesday 31st 7pm: Pat Lennon, Clonbulia
Thursday 1st 7pm: Thomas & Mary Ellen & Michael Lennon, Cornafulla North
Saturday 3rd 8pm: Finneran family, Clonellan
Sunday 4th 10am: Peter Harney, Rooskey

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 28th 11am: Willie Shine, also his mother Margaret, Drumlosh
Friday 2nd 8pm: Paddy & Bridie Egan, Cunny
Sunday 4th 11am: Pat & Margaret Hynes, Togher

School Re-opening Dates
Cornafulla N.S. – Wednesday 31st August.
Ardkeenan N.S. – Thursday 1st September.

South Roscommon Annual Music Festival
At Connaughton’s Pub, Clonark on Sunday 28th August from 5pm. All proceeds go to Motor Neurone.

Fr. Michael McManus welcomes all those involved in any way in the parish or community to come along to Drum Parish Hall this Tuesday evening 30th August at 8pm for a cup of tea and a chat. All those involved with the church or any organisation in the parish are welcome to attend.

Farewell Function
For Fr. Ray Milton will be held in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel on Friday 30th September. All are welcome. Donation envelopes will be distributed to all homes in the parish this week for those who wish to make a contribution.

Drum Heritage Group
Meeting on Thursday 1st September at 8.30pm in the Heritage Centre. All members requested to attend.

Drum Art Group
Recommencing on Monday 5th September at 10.30am in Drum Parish Hall. New members most welcome.

Post Leaving Cert Courses 2011/12
Childcare (FETAC level 5) and Supervision in Childcare (FETAC level 6) at St. Joseph’s College, Summerhill, Athlone. Registration/information on Tuesday 30th August at 10am or by appointment.

Monksland United Youth Soccer Team
New team are staring training for players born in 1994 and 1995 at Cushla Park, Monksland on Tuesday evenings at 7pm. All welcome.

Athlone Samaritans are looking for new volunteers. Information meetings will be held in Shamrock Lodge Hotel on Tuesday 30th August at 8pm and on Thursday 8th September at 8pm.

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 and are available from: Parish Office 090-649217; the Sacristy 6494150; Drum Parish Office 6437125; also at the back of the church from weekend of 27th/28th August.

Bon Voyage!
Safe journey to all those from Drum who will are travelling to Lourdes with the Elphin Diocesan Pilgrimage from Sunday 28th August to Friday 2nd September.


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