(English) Newsletter – Sunday 28th March 2010

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Domhnach na Pailme agus An tSeachtain Mhór
Palm Sunday and Holy Week

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 27th 8pm: Patrick & Mary Kennedy, Johnstown
Sunday 28th 10am: Palm Sunday – mass for the people of the Parish
Tuesday 30th 7pm: John Duffy, Clonark
Tuesday 30th 8pm: Meehambee Station Mass in the home of Nancy & Dick Browne
Wednesday 31st 7pm: Spy Wednesday – Lena Murray, Clonellan
Wednesday 31st 8pm: Cornafulla South Station Mass in the home of Joe & Rosaleen Nicholson
Thursday 1st 8pm: Holy Thursday – Our Lord’s Supper
Friday 2nd 3pm: Good Friday
Friday 2nd 7.30pm: Stations of the Cross
Saturday 3rd 8pm: Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil
Sunday 4th 10am: Easter Sunday – Gerry Devine

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 28th 11am: Sonny Shine & deceased family members, Curnaboll
Sunday 4th 11am: Mass for the people of the Parish

Penetential Rite
On Monday 29th March at 8pm in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church. A number of priests will be available for individual confession.

Easter Envelopes and Easter Cards
Will be distributed to each home in the parish during the coming week by your local area collector/distributor. Your continued generosity is greatly appreciated.

Thank You
To all who contributed to the recent cake sale and raffle at Clonown Community Centre. A total of €1,072.45 was collected for the Clonown Church Restoration Fund. Sincere thanks to all who got involved in any way.

Portiuncula Hosptial Action Committee
have organised a march to ensure that the present services and jobs are currently provided by hospital will remain in place. Please take part in the march on this Sunday 28th March at 1pm in St. Michaels Square, Ballinasloe. Support your local hospital.

Progressive 25 Card Game
In aid of the missions on Monday 29th March at 9pm in Clann na nGael Clubhouse, Johnstown. Great food hampers to be won on the night. Your support would be appreciated.

Roscommon IFA
The Roscommon Branch of the IFA are having a public meeting to deal with all farming issues on Tuesday 30th March at 8.30pm in the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon. Guest Speaker: John Bryan, newly appointed IFA President.

Drum Cemetery Voluntary Group
There will be no work done in the cemetery on Holy Saturday, 3rd April. Work will continue on Saturday, 10th April. Sincere thanks to all who have participated and contributed to date.

Drum Heritage Group
Annual table quiz will be held on Friday 9th April in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel. Various table prizes and monster raffle. Also, the date for the annual open air mass has been set. The concelebrated mass will be held in Drum Monastic Site on Sunday 13th June. Details to follow later.

Variety Concert
Ballinasloe Cancer Support Group are putting on a variety concert in the Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th April at 8pm to raise funds for the Cancer Support Centre in Ballinasloe. Admission €10.

10km Sponsored Walk
In Clonown on Sunday 11th April at 3pm in aid of Clonown Church Restoration Fund. Sponsorship cards available from Ann 087-2261096.


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