Newsletter – Sunday 30th March 2014

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 29th 8pm: John Joe Meares, Curryroe, followed by Rosary
Sunday 30th 10am: Mary Ellen Whyte, Thomastown, followed by Rosary
Monday 31st 7pm: Philomena Duignan, Ardkeenan, followed by Rosary
Tuesday 1st 7pm: Lena Murray, Clonellan, followed by Rosary
Wednesday 2nd 7.30pm: First Confessions for Ardkeenan, Cornafulla and Summerhill N.S.
Thursday 3rd 7pm: Mass for Confirmation Candidates
Friday 4th 7pm: Michael John McManus and deceased family members, Drumpark
Saturday 5th 8pm: Catherine Higgins, Curryroe
Sunday 6th 10am: Brian & Gerry Devine, Ardkeenan

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 30th 11am: Ann & Tom O’Brien, Oldtown
Sunday 6th 11am: Mass

Drum ICA
Monthly meeting in Drum Parish Hall on Tuesday 1st April at 8.30pm. All members are requested to attend. New members most welcome.

Go raibh maith agaibh
The Fundraising Committee of Ardkeenan N.S. would like to thank everyone who supported their breakfast morning on St. Patrick’s weekend. It was a great success and thoroughly enjoyed by everyone.

Exam Stress?
Workshop for students at Athlone Library on Thursday 3rd April from 4-5pm. Facilitator Finola Colgan of Mental Health Ireland will give free sound advice in relation to preparing for exams.

Table Quiz
In aid of St. Aloysius’ College will be held on Thursday 10th April at 8.30pm in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel. Table of 4: €40. Students: €5 each or €20 for table of 4.

Lenten Prayer Group
On Tuesdays during Lent at 6.30pm in Monksland Community Centre. Everyone welcome.

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.

Clonown/Athlone 5k-10k Run
Takes place on Sunday 27th April 2014 in Clonown. Further details on and

Darkness Into Light
This year Athlone will be hosting a Darkness Into Light 5k run/walk fundraising and awareness event for Pieta House, which will take place on May 10th at 04:15am. Further information and registration details are available on


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