Newsletter – Sunday 8th December 2013

An Dara Domhnach den Aidbhint
Second Sunday of Advent

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 7th 8pm: Patrick & Delia Moore, Meehambee
Sunday 8th 10am: Thomas Hynes, Drum Road
Monday 9th 7pm: Fr. John Joe Downey & Marty Downey
Thursday 12th 7pm: Patrick Dunning and deceased family members, Crannaghmore
Friday 13th 7pm: Michael & Mary Glynn, Crannaghmore – First Holy Communion Mass
Saturday 14th 8pm: Margaret Murray, Creggane
Sunday 16th 10am: Annie May Bruce, Curraghaleen

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 8th 11am: Ned & Catherine Shine
Sunday 15th 11am: James & Mary Egan and deceased family members

Monksland Area Mass
Thursday 12th December at 8pm in Monksland Community Centre. Everyone welcome.

Confirmation Dates 2014
St. Brigid’s Church, Drum:
Thursday 5th June at 4pm for Cornafulla NS & Ardkeenan NS
Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church, Athlone:
Thursday 5th June at 11am for St. Peter’s NS & Dean Kelly NS
Friday 6th June at 11am for Cloonakilla NS and Summerhill NS

Drum Senior Citizens Christmas Party
Christmas Party for our senior citizens will take place on Sunday 8th December in the Athlone Springs Hotel commencing with Mass at 3pm. Anyone who did not receive an invitation please come along, you are most welcome.

First Holy Communion Programme
Mass will be held on Friday 13th December at 7pm in Drum Church. Children and parents of the First Holy Communion classes from Cornafulla, Ardkeenan and Summerhill national schools are invited.

Drum IFA
AGM and voting for IFA President election will take place on Monday 9th December at 9pm in Drum Parish Hall.

Hospice Christmas Cards and Shine a Light
In aid of Mayo & Roscommon Hospice. Further details contact P.J. O’Brien at 086-8758483.

Samaritans Annual Christmas Concert
On Thursday 12th December at 8pm in the Franciscan Friary, Athlone. Featuring Army Band, Tenor David Martin, Athlone A Cappella and the Athlone Pipe Band. Compère: Cathal Murray of RTÉ. Tickets €10 and available at the Castle Gift Shop, Midland Sound Equipment and Cunningham’s Pharmacy, Monksland. The Samaritans are available 24 hours a day at 1850-609090 in complete confidence.

Christmas Envelopes, Cards and Parish Calendars
Will be distributed next week by your local area distributor/collector. We wish to thank most sincerely all our parish collectors and area distributors for all their help throughout the year and wish wish them and their families a very happy Christmas and peaceful new year.


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