Second Sunday of Advent
Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 6th 8pm: Patrick & Delia Moore, Meehanbee
Sunday 7th 10am: Johnny Harney, Crannagh
Monday 8th 10am: Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Tuesday 9th 10am: School Confession in Drum Church
Tuesday 9th 7pm: Martin & Nancy Mulvey, Johnstown
Wednesday 10th 7pm: Kathleen Brennan, Clonark
Thursday 11th 7pm: John O’Neill
Friday 12th 7pm: Paddy & Elizabeth Halligan, Crannaghbeg
Saturday 13th 8pm: Anna-May Bruce
Sunday 14th 10am: Mary Glynn, Crannaghmore
Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 7th 11am: Fr. Michael Dunning
Sunday 14th 11am: Ned & Catherine Shine
Rest In Peace
Patrick (Paddy) O’Brien, Carricknaughton, Clonown
Fr. Hubert Murray, New Inn and late of Connaight Street
May they rest in peace
Drum Senior Citizens Christmas Party
On Sunday 14th December in the Athlone Springs Hotel, Monksland. Beginning with Mass at 5pm. All senior members of the Drum area are invited.
Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church Maintenance Fund – Night Out
In the Shamrock Lodge Hotel on Monday 15th December at 9pm. Christmas Carols with Ss. Peter & Paul’s Folk Group, Liz Fletcher, Ailish McCormack, Leah Fletcher. Dancing to Brian Sullivan & Aidan Higgins Disco. Admission €5. Raffles and spot prizes! Please support.
Garda Drop-In Station
In Monksland Community Centre every Tuesday evening from 7-9pm.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Annual appeal on Friday 12th, Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th December. In Athlone, volunteers will be out in the streets/shopping centres/stores with flags. Church Gate collection will take place on 13/14th December. Due to increased number of calls for assistance, the public are asked to dig deep -Every donation makes a difference.
‘Shine A Light’ Christmas Cards
Proceeds go to Mayo/Roscommon Hospice Foundation. Cards available from P.J. O’Brien 086-8758483. Please support.
Barnardos Child & Family Centre
Would like to invite you to a Mince Pie & Coffee morning on Wednesday 10th December from 10am-12pm at 6 Battery Heights, Athlone.
Ceili & Barn Dancing Classes
The classes continue upstairs in Drum Community Centre every Thursday night from 8.30-10.30pm (access via the left side of the centre). Everybody welcome, no partner necessary
Adult Art Classes
Every Monday from 10.30am to 12.30pm in Drum Community Centre. €10 including tea/coffee. All are welcome. For more details contact Jacqui at 087-9020891.
Big Christmas Bingo
On Sunday 7th, Sunday 14th and Sunday 21st December in St. Mary’s Hall & Dean Crowe Theatre. €5,000 in prize money and Christmas spot prizes to be won.
Drum Christmas Bingo
On Friday 19th December in Drum Community Centre. Doors open 8pm, bingo starts 8.30pm. Almost €2,500 in cash to be won plus a monster raffle with hampers and other prizes on the night.