(English) Newsletter – Sunday 29th November 2009

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An Chéad Domhnach den Aidbhint
First Sunday of Advent

Drum Mass Intentions

Saturday 28th 8pm: Mary, P.J. & Lar Watson, Taduff
Sunday 29th 10am: Thomsie Murray, Gorrynagowna
Wednesday 2nd 7pm: Paddy & Nicola Kelly, Summerhill
Thursday 3rd 7pm: Michael Harney, Crannagh
Friday 4th 7pm: Mary Glynn, Crannaghmore
Saturday 5th 11am: Sean Brien, late of Creggane
Saturday 5th 8pm: Paddy Nicholson, Kilmacormack
Sunday 6th 10am: Maureen Shine, Drumlosh & Ballinasloe

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 29th 11am: P.J. and Mossie Curley & deceased family members
Friday 4th 8pm: Tom Dunning, Ballinaculla
Sunday 6th 11am: Fr. Michael Dunning (4th anniversary)

Rest in Peace
Rev. Fr. Patrick Healy, retired PP of Clifoney, Co. Sligo and formerly CC, Athlone
May he rest in peace

Sincere Thanks
You may have noticed that the floor in Drum Church had been cleaned, washed and polished in preparation for Christmas. Many thanks to our Caretaker Tommy Moran, Annette Hardiman and their team of helpers. Well done to all concerned.

Dancing Classes
Resume in Drum Parish Hall – anyone interested in jives and waltzing, please contact Padraig at 086-830640.

Ireland’s Lapland
Ireland’s Lapland at Glendeer Pet Farm, Drum is open from now until 23rd December.

Drum Clonown Community Games
Bag packing in Smith’s SuperValu, Monksland next weekend Friday 4th, Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th December. Please support. Helpers needed – contact Helen at 086-3453828.

Table Quiz in Clonown
Fund-raising table quiz in aid of Clonown Church restoration will take place on Thursday 3rd December at 8pm in Clonown Hall.

Clann na nGael Ladies Board A.G.M.
Takes place on Friday 11th December at 8.00 p.m. in Johnstown. All members please attend.

Samaritans Christmas Concert
Will be held in Friary on Wed. 9th Dec. at 8pm, featuring Army Band, Simon Casey & Athlone Choral Society. Admission €10. Tickets available at Musicworld (Golden Island) & Castle Gift Shop.

Passionfruit Theatre CD Launch
“A Night of Passion” CD launch on Saturday, 5th December at 8.30pm in The Palace Loft, featuring many local singers & musicians. Admission free. All Welcome. Proceeds go to the Passionfruit Theatre & the Midlands Simon Community.

Dean Crowe Theatre presents…
-Saturday, 5th December at 8pm: Jason Byrne
-Sunday, 6th December at 3pm: the all new Hannah Montana/High School Musical Show

Christmas Art Fair
Athlone Arts Group hold their Christmas Art Fair in the town centre on Friday 4th, Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th December. Paintings for sale.

St. Peter’s School 75th Anniversary
All past pupils are invited to a Celebration & In Memoriam Mass on Sun. 6th Dec. in SS. Peter & Paul’s Church at 10.30 a.m. followed by a tour of the school and refreshments. Old roll books & photographs will be on display We would welcome old photographs etc.) Further details at 0906492363.

All Night Vigil at Knock Shrine
A bus will leave from Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church on Monday 7th December at 8.15pm. For more details, please contact Teresa McManus on 086-8062253 after 12 noon.

Day of Prayer for Priests
At the Chapel of Adoration, Castle Street on Thursday, 3rd December 2009 , 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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