Sunday 23rd September 2012

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 22nd 8pm: Michael & Bridie Naughton, Culfatha and Taughmaconnell
Sunday 23rd 10am: Tim & Nancy Lennon, Kilmacormack
Tuesday 25th 7pm: Charles Lennon and deceased family members, Belrea
Wednesday 26th 7pm: Mass for Private Intention
Thursday 27th 7pm: Thomas & Mary Ellen Lennon and deceased family members, Cornafulla North
Friday 28th 7pm: Michael John McManus and deceased family members, Drumpark
Friday 28th 8pm: Taylorstown Station Mass in the home of Paddy & Sarah Seery
Saturday 29th 10.30am: Doohan Station Mass in the home of Francis & Ann Naughton
Saturday 29th 12pm: Michael O’Loughlin (Month’s Mind)
Saturday 29th 8pm: Patrick & Anne Cunniffe, Clonellan
Sunday 30th 10am: Michael, Sarah & Teresa Keena, Cornafulla, also Bernard Gillick

Drum Collection
Sunday 16th September: €1,470.80.
Go raibh maith agaibh as bhur síntiúis seachtainiúla do chostas cothaithe an tséipéil.

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 23rd 11am: Kathleen and Sonny Cunningham
Sunday 30th 11am: John, Kate & Mike Gavin, Cappaghmore

Clonown Collections
Sunday 16th September: €157.00.
Church Restoration Fund: €142.00.

Rest in Peace
Eithne Coyle, Clonbrusk, Athlone (mother of Bernard Coyle, Lisdillure)
Phil Gurein, Salthill, Galway (mother of Fionnuala Harney, Thomastown)
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam.

St. Brigid’s Church

Drum Church Window Repairs
Repair work on the stained glass windows in St. Brigid’s Church, Drum is due to commence on Monday 8th October. The cost of the work will be €45,000 and the diocese has approved an interest-free loan, which will be repaid through a second collection to be taken up after Communion at all weekend masses in the church, commencing Saturday 6th October. Your continued support for the church is much appreciated.

Autumn Stations
Anyone who would like to host the stations in their home this autumn is asked to contact Drum Parish Office at 090-6437125 to arrange a date.

Summerhill Fun Run/Walk
On Thursday 27th September at 1.30pm. Sponsorship cards available from St. Joseph’s College (secondary school). Spot prizes for best fancy dress and for most sponsorships. Please support.

Ranganna Gaeilge
Ranganna comhrá Gaeilge do dhaoine fásta, dé Céadaoin ag 8.00i.n. in Áras Chiaráin, Plás Mhuire, Baile Átha Luain.
Irish conversation classes for adults, Wednesday at 8.00pm in St. Ciarán’s House, St. Mary’s Place, Athlone.

Indoor Market
Calling all bargain hunters near and far! An indoor market will be held in Drum Community Centre on Saturday 29th September 11am-6pm. Racks packed with pre-loved delights and fabulous new creations from local people. Fun things for the kids and tasty treats for the young and old. Bring the family for a fun day out and bag yourself a great bargain. Further information contact Catriona Conway at 087-3572715.

Athlone Cancer Support Services
Commences on Friday 28th September and will run every second Friday from 10am-1pm. The services are free and strictly confidential. Open to both male and female. Youths 16 years or younger wishing to avail of this service must be accompanied by an adult. Venue: St. Kieran’s Community Centre, Tormey Villas, Athlone. Further details contact Maureen 085-1461048.

Permanent Deacons
The Diocese of Elphin is now accepting final applications from married and single men who may feel celled to ministry as Permanent Deacons. The four year part-time training programme will begin in November 2012. For further information or a conversation around the topic please contact the Director of Permanent Diaconate, St. Mary’s, Sligo, phone 071-9162670 or visit under Vocations section. Closing date for applications is Friday 19th October 2012.

Parish Novena
As part of the Jubilee Celebrations for Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church, the Parish will be hosting a Novena from Monday 22nd to Tuesday 30th October in the 3 churches of the parish. It will be conducted by the Redemptorist Fathers. A more detailed programme will be published later.

Bridge for Beginners
Classes commencing on Tuesday 9th October in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel at 8pm. For further information contact Denise at 086-1799800 or just come along on the night.

Date for your diary
Gala Concert on Thursday 22nd November in Church of Ss. Peter & Paul with Soprano Breda O’Connor and Baritone Darren O’Hara. Further details to follow,


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