Newsletter – Sunday 8th July 2012

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 7th 8pm: Joe & Mary Harney, Rockfield
Sunday 8th 10am: Hubert Naughton, Doohan
Saturday 14th 8pm: Mary McManus, Drumlosh
Sunday 15th 10am: Michael McManus, Clonark

Drum Collection
Sunday 1st July: €1,171.00.
Thank you for your weekly contributions for the upkeep of the church.

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 8th 11am: John, Margaret & Michael Dunning
Sunday 15th 11am: Jimmy & Maureen Dunning, Togher

Clonown Collections
Sunday 1st July: €160.00.
Church Restoration Fund: €218.00.

Georgia May Harney
Gerard Thomas Martin
Céad Míle Fáilte! Congratulations to their parents.

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 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.

The Carers Association, Roscommon
Invite you to their 24/7 event for family carers and the person they care for. It takes place on 24th July in Kilbride Community Centre, Four Mile House and is called 24/7 given the date and month it takes place but most importantly to depict the 24 hours a day, 7 days a week people care. Children and Young Carers are encouraged to attend also with special fun events planned. Mass at 12 noon celebrated by Bishop Jones, followed by refreshments/entertainment for the afternoon. Donation €5. RSVP to Alison on 086-7957086 before 15th July.

Guide Dogs for the Blind
Athlone branch hold their annual family dog walk on Sunday 15th July. Registration at 3pm in Coosan Church car park. Please support this worthy cause.

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.

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.

Eucharistic Adoration
Please consider a weekly hour before the Blessed Sacrament. Adorers needed for Monday 3am, Thursday 1am. Please contact Liturgical Centre, Castle Street: 090-6498755.


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