Newsletter – Sunday 15th April 2012

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 14th 8pm: Ned & Lily McManus, Rooskey
Sunday 15th 10am: Tom Connor & deceased family members, Clonark
Monday 16th 7pm: John & Tim Duignan, Doohan
Tuesday 17th 7pm: Baby Sean McManus, Curraghaleen
Thursday 19th 7pm: Hubert Macken, Lisdillure
Friday 20th 7pm: Thomas Nicholson, Cornafulla South
Saturday 21st 10am: Mary Duignan, Clonbullia (Month’s Mind)
Saturday 21st 8pm: Tommy Lennon, and his parents Tom & Kate, Ardkeenan
Sunday 22nd 10am: Gerry Devine, Ardkeenan

Cluain Eamhain – Clonown

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 15th 11am: Ann & Tom O’Brien, Oldtown
Sunday 22nd 11am: Willie & Tommy Ward, Curraghnaboll

Clonown Collections
Sunday 1st April: €236.00.
Church Restoration Fund: €168.00.

Monksland Area Mass
Thursday 19th April at 8pm in Monksland Community Centre. All welcome.

Molly Anna Lennon
Céad Míle Fáilte! Congratulations to her parents

Rest in Peace
Richard Greene, Ballinasloe (brother-in-law of Tommy Devine, Ardkeenan)
Mary McElroy, 20 Beechlawn Drive, Monksland
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam

Go raibh maith agat – Thank you
Fr. Michael, on behalf of the people of the parish, would like to thank Jimmy Moore for his dedicated service to St. Brigid’s Church, Drum over many years. We wish him health and happiness in his retirement.

Drum Clonown Community Games
Track Events will take place on Sunday 15th April at 12 noon in Clann na nGael GAA grounds, Johnstown. Field Events will take place on Monday 16th April at 6.30pm in Johnstown.

Open Evening in Clonown N.S.
Enrolment and open evening on Wednesday 18th April from 7-8pm. All welcome.

Drum Apostolic Workers
Will hold a Progressive ’25’ card game in Clann na nGael clubhouse, Johnstown on Monday 23rd April at 9pm. All proceeds to the Missions. Your support would be very much appreciated.

St. Joseph’s F.C. Table Quiz
On Thursday 19th April at 8.30pm in the Athlone Springs Hotel. €40 per table of four. Please support.

Night at the Dogs
In aid of Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church Restoration Fund on Saturday 28th April in Mullingar Greyhound Stadium. Sponsor a race: €300. Sponsor a dog: €50. Tickets: €20 each on sale now from the Sacristy, the Parish Office or any member of the committee. 1st prize €1,000; 2nd prize €500; five prizes of €100.

Cornafulla Old School Re-union
Re-union meal and celebration of Past Pupils of Cornafulla Old School (1843-1983) will be held in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel on Friday 18th May at 8pm. All past pupils welcome. Tickets €12.50. For information and tickets contact: Seamus 086-2664545, Michael 087-7690795, Paddy 087-7865232, Gerry 087-1277408 or John 086-2561932.

Reminder: Charity Tax Relief forms
Please return your completed form for 2011 to the Parish Office as soon as possible. If you have mislaid the form or did not receive the relevant documentation, please contact the Parish Office at 090-6492171 or in Drum 090-6437125. Many thanks for the positive response so far.

Athlone Animal Welfare
Volunteers needed to help for 1 or 2 hours at a fund-raising bag pack on Saturday 28 April. Please email or phone 085 1657200 if you can help out.

Eucharistic Adoration
Please consider a weekly hour before the Blessed Sacrament. Adorers urgently needed for Monday 3am and Monday 7am. Please contact Liturgical Centre, Castle Street, Athlone 090-6498755.


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