Newsletter – Sunday 18th September 2011

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 17th 8pm:Tim & Nancy Lennon, Kilmacormack
Sunday 18th 10am: John & Mary Naughton, Clonellan
Monday 19th 7pm: Jim Hackett, USA
Tuesday 20th 7pm: Paddy, Mary & Owen Shine
Wednesday 21st 7pm: Special Intentions
Thursday 22nd 7pm: Dan & Lizzie Hynes, Drumlosh
Friday 23rd 7pm: Frank Naughton, Doohan
Saturday 24th 8pm: Ned McManus, Rooskey
Sunday 25th 10am: Patrick & Teresa Murray, Culfatha

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 18th 11am: Mass
Sunday 25th 11am: Paddy Dunning, Ballinaculla

Rest in Peace
Gerry Harney, London and late of Rockfield (brother of the late Joe Harney, Rockfield and Delia Mannion, St. Coman’s Park).
Eddie Souza, Boston (brother-in-law of P.J. and Tony McEvilly, Johnstown).
Jim Hackett, USA (son of the late Helen Lennon, formerly of Kilmacormack).
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam

Aeron Anthony Moran
Congratulations to his parents

Spiritual Course in Drum
Reminder: anyone wishing to take part in the six week course on the Our Father should contact Drum Parish Office immediately, as the course can only take place if we have sufficient numbers. The course is scheduled to commence on Tuesday 27th September at 8pm in Drum Parish Hall. Closing date for bookings is Tuesday 20th September. Please contact Drum Parish Office 090-6437125 between 9.30am-1.30pm.

Hospice Coffee Morning
Drum I.C.A. will host a coffee morning in aid of Mayo/Roscommon Hospice on Thursday 22nd September from 9.30am-1pm in Drum Community Centre. Your support would be very much appreciated.

Drum Active Age
Resumes on Tuesday 27th September at 3pm in Drum Parish Hall. New members welcome.

Farewell Function
For Fr. Ray Milton will be held in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel on Friday 30th September. All are welcome.

Drum Bingo
No bingo on Friday 30th September due to farewell function for Fr. Ray Milton.

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 and the Sacristy. Raffle on the night with prize of a trip to Medjogorje (sponsored by Marian Pilgrimages) and a trip to Lourdes (sponsored by JWT). Envelopes at the back of the Church for the raffle. €5 contribution.

Taughmaconnell Harvest Fair
Sunday 25th September from 11am-5pm. Stalls, raffle, storytelling, music. For more information contact Lisa 086-1603342.

Thank You
County Roscommon Disability Support Group based at Derrance, Co. Roscommon wish to thank the people of Drum for their support at the recent church gate collection. A total of €466.24 was collected. Your support is much appreciated.

Thank You
The O’Loughlin family wish to sincerely thank the Clonark Music Festival and the Clann na nGael GAA club who recently organised fund-raising events in aid of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association. All money raised goes to IMNDA for research and patient care.

Drum Community Centre
Sports hall available for bookings, weekday evenings 6-10pm. Meeting rooms also available. Contact Michael 090-6494425 or 083-0030902.

Creative & Development Workshops
For children, teenagers and adults, either through group-work or individually. Coming soon to Drum Community Centre. Workshops run by a Qualified Play Therapist & Psychotherapist. For more information contact Evelyn 085-8195820 or visit

Drum Art Group
Mondays at 10.30am in Drum Parish Hall. New members most welcome.

Traditional Irish Music & Singing
By local performers at Passionfruit Theatre on Friday 23rd September from 7.30-8.30pm. Admission free, suitable for all ages.

Athlone Film Club
Presents the Irish-made documentary ‘Congo – An Irish Affair’ on Tuesday 20th September at 8pm in the Dean Crowe Theatre. This is a must see film for Athlone audiences. New members welcome.

Workshop for Choirs
In St. Mary’s Church, Athlone on Tuesday 27th September from 8-9.30pm. All church choir members and musicians welcome. For more information please contact Justin at 087-6171526 or email


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