Newsletter – Sunday 17th June 2012

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 16th 8pm: Pake O’Brien, parents Tommy and Rose, Creggane
Sunday 17th 10am: Thomas & Hannah O’Neill, Thomastown
Monday 18th 7pm: Rose Lawless, Cornafulla South
Tuesday 19th 7pm: Patrick & Mary Gavin, Crannagh
Wednesday 20th 7pm: Special Intention
Saturday 23rd 8pm: Sonny & Bridget Lawless and deceased family members, Cornafulla
Sunday 24th 10am: Noel Egan, Rooskey, Bealnamulla

Drum Collection
Sunday 10th June: €1,259.00.
Eucharistic Congress: €887.00.
Thank you for your weekly contributions for the upkeep of the church.

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 17th 11am: Patrick Dunning, Ballinaculla
Sunday 24th 11am: Tim, Mary, Paddy & Laurence Geoghegan

Clonown Collections
Sunday 10th June: €197.00.
Church Restoration Fund: €205.00.

Zoe Mary Shine
Ellie Ann McManus Donohue
Céad Míle Fáilte! Congratulations to their parents.

Elphin Diocesan Lourdes Invalid Fund Annual Church Gate Collection
Will be at Drum & Clonown Churches on Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th June. Your support would be greatly appreciated. This year 63 sick from the diocese will travel to Lourdes as part of the Diocesan Pilgrimage.

Drum Community Care – Senior Citizens outing to Knock
On Thursday 5th July. Due to small numbers last year the committee have decided to ask those interested in going to give their name to a member of the committee, not later than Sunday 24th June. Unless they get sufficient numbers, it will not be feasible to run a bus. Committee members’ phone numbers are on the Notice Board at the back of the church.

Drum Heritage Group
Next meeting will be held in Drum Heritage Centre on Tuesday 19th June at 8.30pm. All members requested to attend.

Drum Folk Group
Singers and musicians needed to start a folk group for the Saturday evening Vigil Mass in St. Brigid’s Church, Drum. If you are interested or require more information please contact Claire on 089-4196363 before 30th June.

IEC 2012
A number of parishioners will be travelling to Croke Park on Sunday 17th June for the Statio Orbis (final liturgy) of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress which is taking place in Dublin.

South Roscommon Musical Festival
The launch will take place on Sunday 17th June in the Birchgrove Bar at 7pm. This year the festival proceeds go towards Pieta House (Suicide Awareness and Self Harm). The attraction is Boogy Bingo (bingo numbers replaced by music) – great craic guaranteed. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Iona Park – Open Air Mass
Iona Park Residents Association will hold an Open Air Mass on Tuesday 19th June at 7.30pm. Celebrant: Fr. Ray Milton. All welcome.

75th Anniversary of Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church
Friday 29th June (Feast of Ss. Peter & Paul) will mark the 75th Anniversary of the official opening and blessing of the church. To mark the occasion, a special anniversary Mass will be celebrated in the church on Friday 29th June at 7.30pm followed by refreshments in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel. All are invited to attend.

Athlone Gymnastics Club
Summer Camps on 2nd-6th July and 9th-13th July from 9.30am-1.30pm daily. Now taking bookings. For information and bookings contact 087-9484744.

Day-trip to Titanic Museum, Belfast
On Thursday 26th July. Bus departs Shamrock Lodge at 9am, organised by Athlone Carers Support Group. To book, contact Margaret 090-6437346, Carmel 090-6492421 or Margaret 090-6437170.


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