(English) Newsletter – Sunday 31st May 2009

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Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 30th 8pm: John & Kathleen McManus, Cornafulla
Sunday 31st 10am: Thomas & Hannah Lennon, Clonbulia
Sunday 31st 11.30am: First Holy Communion for the children of Cornafulla & Ardkeenan Schools
Tuesday 2nd 7pm: Deceased members of Seery family, Creggane
Thursday 4th 7pm: Charles & Agnes Durney
Friday 5th 7pm: Dan & Mary O’Connor, Kielty
Saturday 6th 11am: Sean Moore
Saturday 6th 12pm: Tom Flynn (Months mind)
Saturday 6th 8pm: Kathleen Henry, Johnstown
Sunday 7th 10am: Anthony Whyte

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 31st 11am: Timothy, Mary & Laurence Geoghegan
Friday 5th June: Michael Hardiman & deceased family members, Drumlosh
Sunday 7th 11am: Mike Dunning

Rest in Peace
Michael Naughton, Clonark & formerly of Newtown Terrace, Athlone (father of Jean Pettit, Clonark)
Kieran Hynes, Rooskey, Bealnamulla
Ann White, Ballykeeran (mother of Michael White, Drum Road)
May they rest in peace.

To all the children of the parish who made their Confirmation on Saturday.

Drum Heritage Group
Meeting on Tuesday, 2nd June at 8.30pm in the Visitor Centre. All members requested to attend.

Drum/Clonown Community Games
County Finals on Sunday 31st May at 5pm in Ballyleague, Co. Roscommon.

Exam Mass
Special Mass for students sitting exams will be held in The Friary, Athlone on Tuesday 2nd June at 7.30pm. Also, St, Anthony’s Annual Novena takes place from 4th-13th June at 10am & 7.30pm daily (11am on Sunday). Best wishes and good luck to all students sitting exams.

Soccer Sisters
Coaching Course for national school girls, in conjunction with the F.A.I. and Bealnamulla Girls Soccer Club, in Cushla Park, Monksland starting on Tuesday 2nd June from 7-8.30pm for 8 weeks. Enquiries to 086-2482422.

Fr. John McManus’ Silver Jubilee Celebrations
All the people of the parish are invited to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of the Ordination of Fr. John McManus on Thursday 25th June, beginning with concelebrated Mass in Ss. Peter & Paul’s at 7.30m followed at 9pm by a presentation to mark the occasion in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel. For enquiries/donations please contact any member of the Parish Pastoral Council.

Diocese of Elphin Celebration of Marriage
Invitation to couples who are celebrating the Anniversary of their marriage, especially their 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, 40th, 50th or 60th Anniversary, in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo on Sunday 28th June with Mass at 3pm. For further details please call 071-9170329.

Elphin Elphin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes
August 28th to September 2nd 2009 under the leadership of Bishop Jones. Cost €690 for regular pilgrims (book through Joe Walsh Tours, tel: 01-2410810). Assisted Pilgrims (who may be sick or invalided or simply require some assistance) should get an application form as soon as possible from Fr. Ray Milton, Drum Parish Office, tel: 090-6437125. More information available on www.drum.ie

Day of Prayer for Priests
On Thursday 4th June 2009, and the first Thursday of every month throughout the year, at the Chapel of Adoration, Castle Street. Concludes with the Eucharistic Celebration at 6:15pm with invited priests who share their vocation story and priesthood life and ministry. All are welcome.


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