Newsletter – Sunday 20th May 2012

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 19th 8pm: Pat & Mary Kennedy, Johnstown
Sunday 20th 10am: Michael McManus, Cornafulla South
Tuesday 22nd 4pm: Confirmation for the children of Ardkeenan & Cornafulla schools
Wednesday 23rd 7.30pm: Prayer meeting (upstairs in Drum Parish Hall)
Saturday 26th 11am: Angeline & Mia Keegan (Month’s Mind)
Saturday 26th 8pm: Kathleen Naughton, Clonellan
Sunday 27th 10am: Mary Naughton, Doohan (1st Anniversary)

Drum Collection
Sunday 13th May: €1,253.
Thank you for your weekly contributions for the upkeep of the church.

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 20th 11am: Tommy Grenham and deceased family members
Sunday 27th 11am: Lena, Peter & Kathleen Dunning

Clonown Collections
Sunday 13th May: €137.00.
Church Restoration Fund: €200.00.

Rest in Peace
Patrick Cunniffe, Ardkeenan, Drum
Mary O’Donovan, Curryore, Drum and late of St. Coman’s Park
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam

Wedding Bells
Congratulations to Damien Durney and Anne-Marie McKeown on their recent wedding. May they be blessed with a long and happy life together.

Annual Mass at Drum Monastic Site – Sunday 3rd June
Annual concelebrated open-air Mass at Drum Monastic Site preceded by Rosary Procession from St. Brigid’s Well on Sunday 3rd June at 3pm.

Clonown Community Fundraiser Social Night
Social night in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel on Friday 25th May. Music by the Coyles. Raffle will take place on the night with a special prize of a signed jersey of Euro 2012 Irish squad.

Revisiting the Mass – Part 2
Short three-part course continues on Monday 21st and Monday 28th May from 8.00-9.30pm in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone. Everyone welcome. Cost €3 per session.

Eucharistic Congress Meeting
The people who are attending the Eucharistic Final Mass in Croke Park on 17th June are invited to a meeting in the Presbytery, Deerpark Road (Fr. O’Dowd’s house) on Wednesday 23rd 8pm.

Pentecost Envelopes
Envelopes will be distributed to all households in the parish by your area distributor during the coming week. Sincere thanks for all your ongoing support for the priests of the parish.

Relics of St. Therese
Afternoon of prayer and healing mass with the Relics of St. Therese will take place in Cluain Chiaráin, Clonmacnois on Sunday 2nd June at 2.30pm for all deceased souls who died by suicide or in traumatic circumstances. Everybody welcome. Contact 087-6600190 for further details.

Youth Pilgrimage to Lourdes
The parish has been allocated two places on the Youth section of the Elphin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes (28th August – 2nd September). The parish will cover half of the cost for both youths. To apply, please contact the Parish Office 090-6437125 before the end of May. A draw will be held if more than two applications are received.


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