Newsletter – Sunday 11th May 2014

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 10th 8pm: Rose & Frank Lennon, & deceased family members, Curryroe
Sunday 11th 10am: Mattie Redmond, Thomastown
Sunday 11th 11.30am: First Holy Communion for the children of Ardkeenan and Cornafulla schools
Monday 12th 7pm: Rosary
Tuesday 13th 7pm: Special Intentions followed by Rosary
Wednesday 14th 7pm: Bernard & Bridget Tully, also Paddy & Tom O’Reilly and deceased family members, Johnstown followed by Rosary
Thursday 15th 7pm: Special Intentions for the sick followed by Rosary
Friday 16th 7pm: John Naughton, Johnstown followed by Rosary
Saturday 17th 8pm: Sarah Kelly & Maureen Griffin, Creagh, Bealnamulla followed by Rosary
Sunday 18th 11.30am: Miko McManus, Cornafulla South followed by Rosary

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 11th 11am: Bill & Peg Fallon, Newtown
Sunday 18th 11am: Tommy Grenham and deceased family members

Monksland Area Mass
Thursday 15th May at 8pm in Monksland Community Centre. All welcome.

Rest In Peace
Mary (Moll) Whelan (née McManus), Lakeland, Moore and formerly Nure
Dillie Killian (née Watson), Roscommon (aunt of Seán Coyle, Ardkeenan)
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam.

100th Birthday Celebration
Congratulations to Kitty Seery, Clonellan on celebrating her 100th birthday recently. To mark the occasion, the parish community is invited to join Kitty for a cup of tea in Drum Parish Hall on Sunday 18th May after 11.30am Mass (please note change of Mass time to facilitate the celebration).
Go maire sí a nuacht.

Church Gate Collections
Those involved in organising or holding a Church Gate Collection in Drum should inform Drum Parish Office and forward a copy of the Garda Permit prior to any collection taking place. If holding a collection please use the designated areas provided.

Fundraising Golf Classic
In aid of Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church Restoration Fund on Friday 23rd May in Athlone Golf Club. Cost: €200 per team including dinner. €100 to sponsor a tee box or green. For further information contact the Parish Office 090-6492171 or 087-2363039.

Drum Community Centre
Sports hall and meeting rooms available for bookings. All enquiries to John Murphy, Manager at 085-8712222.

Creative Writing Workshops for children
6-week workshops on Saturdays from 17th May, in Venue4, Bastion Street, Athlone. 12.30-2.30pm (8-12yrs). Cost: €85. Contact Niamh 086-3623971 for bookings and for more information.

‘Come and See’
Spiritual programme continues on Saturday evenings after 6.30pm Vigil Mass in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church, Athlone. All welcome.

Learning to Exhale
6-week Mindfulness Meditation evening course starting Monday 19 May in the Radisson Blu Hotel. Cost €90. Please book in advance by ringing 087-1929067 as places are limited.


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