Newsletter – Sunday 10th February 2013

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 9th 8pm: Hugh Lennon and brothers, Clonellan
Sunday 10th 10am: Mary & Joe Duignan, Clonellan
Monday 11th 7pm: Mass for the sick and Anointing
Tuesday 12th 8pm: Holy Hour
Wednesday 13th 7pm: Thomas & Paddy O’Reilly, Johnstown
Thursday 14th 7pm: Willie Kelly, Clonbulia (Month’s Mind)
Friday 15th 7pm: Annie Kilroy, Clonbulia
Saturday 16th 8pm: Frank Lennon, parents Thomas & Elizabeth, Creggane
Sunday 17th 10am: John Brien, Creggane

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 10th 11am: Deceased members of the Dunning family, Buggane
Sunday 17th 11am: Mass

Rest In Peace
Kathleen Naughton (nee Ryan), Thomastown, Ballydangan
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam

Céadaoin an Luaithrigh agus Carghas
Ash Wednesday and Lent

Ash Wednesday is a day of Fast and Abstinence and the beginning of the season of Lent. Each Wednesday during Lent, The Rosary and Benediction will be offered after mass in Drum for all who are sick in our parish.

Trócaire Lenten Campaign
Envelopes containing Trócaire Fast Boxes are available at the back of the churches. Every home is asked to bring one and support Trócaire in helping people to make a living so that they can escape poverty.

Co. Roscommon VEC Adult Education Services
Free computer classes for absolute beginners at Involve Centre, Monksland (behind Pat McDonnell paints). Registration on Thursday 14th February at 7pm.

Clann na nGael Social
Annual social in Athlone Springs Hotel on Saturday 16th February. Tickets available from usual source or any committee member.

Fr. Brendan Dunning of the SMA Fathers will be visiting the parish on the 16th and 17th February. He will be speaking about their Missionary activities at all masses that weekend.

Spring Stations
Those who wish to host a station mass in their home this spring are invited to contact Drum Parish Office to book a date and time. The stations have been a tradition in the parish for generations and it would be lovely to see the tradition continue and restored for generations to come.

Clonown 10k
Annual 10k run and walk takes place on Sunday 28 April 2013. This year there will also be a 5k run for all those Operation Transformation followers! More details to follow.

Clonown Community Site Project
Tenders are invited for the construction of the new community playing pitch and walking track at Clonown, Athlone, Co. Roscommon, as part of an application for funding from Roscommon LEADER Partnership (RIDC). The project has been published on the e-tenders procurement website, and the closing date for submission of replies is 17.00 on Monday 25 February 2013. All interested parties must register with to get the full details. This project is subject to funding from Roscommon LEADER Partnership.


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