Newsletter – Sunday 1st July 2012

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 30th 8pm: Peter & Maureen Killian and deceased family members, Crancam
Sunday 1st 10am: Gloria Walshe, Crannaghbeg
Saturday 7th 8pm: Joe & Mary Harney, Rockfield
Sunday 8th 10am: Hubert Naughton, Doohan

Drum Collection
Sunday 24th June: €840.00.
Thank you for your weekly contributions for the upkeep of the church.

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 1st 11am: Johnny & Mai Harney, also John & Nell Salmon
Sunday 8th 11am: John, Margaret & Michael Dunning

Cluain Eamhain – Clonown Church

Clonown Collections
Sunday 24th June: €180.00.
Church Restoration Fund: €152.00.

Rest In Peace
Tom May, Kilmacormack
Tim Griffin, Clonbulia
Sarah Duffy, Derrylahan (mother of Anne Kelly, Thomastown)
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam

Corey Denis O’Donovan
Lily Mary Ann McManus
Céad Míle Fáilte! Congratulations to their parents.

Drum Community Care – Senior Citizens outing to Knock
On Thursday 5th July. The bus will leave Naughton’s garage at 9.30am with usual pick-up points along the way finishing at Drum Community Centre at approx. 10am. Places still available. Please contact any member of the committee.

Elphin Diocesan Lourdes Assisted Pilgrims Fund
Thank you to all who supported the recent church gate collection. A total of €496.82 was collected in Drum.

Drum Cemetery Voluntary Group
The group would like to acknowledge all the work the families have put into the upkeep of their graves this year. It is a credit to them and the committee appreciated the effort involved.

Drum Folk Group
Singers and musicians needed to start a Folk Group for the Saturday evening Vigil Mass in St. Brigid’s Church, Drum commencing at end of August. If you are interested or require more information please contact Claire on 089-4196363.

Drum Walking Group
Meet at Drum Community Centre on Mondays at 7.30pm. This is for anyone interested in the fresh air and outdoors, while getting fit and keeping healthy at the same time! Anyone can join us with no costs involved. All are welcome.

Marriage Jubilee Celebration
The Annual Diocesan Jubilee Celebration of Marriage will take place in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church, Athlone on Sunday 22nd July at 3pm with Mass celebrated by Bishop Jones. There will be a candlelight ceremony and Renewal of Mairage Vows, with each couple receiving a candle and parchment in remembrance of this special occasion. After Mass, there will be a buffet meal in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel. Cost is €25 per couple, €15 per adult guest of each couple, and €10 for every child under 15. If you are celebrating your Diamond (60), Golden (50), Ruby (40), Pearl (30), Silver (25) anniversary, or 5/10/15/20 years of marriage, please register with the Parish Office 090-6492171 by Tuesday 10th July at the latest.

Church Bollard
Please note that as and from Monday 16th July the bollard at the entrance to Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church will be reactivated. This means it will only be lowered for all Mass times and religious services.

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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