(English) Newsletter – Sunday 2nd May 2010

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Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 1st 8pm: Peter Killian, Crancam
Sunday 2nd 10am: Mae Henry, Drumlosh
Tuesday 4th 7pm: Johnny & Mary Moran, Kilmacormack
Thursday 6th 7pm: Tom Flynn, Curraghaleen
Friday 7th 7pm: Thomas Nicholson, Cornafulla South
Saturday 8th 8pm: Frank & Rose Lennon, Curryroe
Sunday 9th 10am: Josephine & Thomas Connor

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 2nd May 11am: Mike & Frank Gavin
Friday 7th 8pm: Mary Monks (1st anniversary)
Sunday 9th 11am: Tom & Mary Grenham and son Tommie

Progressive 25 Card Game
In aid of Sr. Helena McEvilly’s Nigerian Mission Fund will be held in the Clann na nGael Clubhouse, Johnstown on Monday night @ 9pm. Please support.

Drum I.C.A.
Monthly meeting will be held in Drum Community Centre on Tuesday 4th May at 8.30pm. All member please attend.

Drum/Clonwn Community Games
Gymnastics training on Wednesday 5th and 12th May from 6.30 to 8pm in Athlone Gymnastics Club, Summerhill. All ages, all levels. €4 euro per session.

Lá na gClub
Dé Domhnaigh, 9ú Bealtaine 2010 – Sunday, 9th May 2010 – Once again Clann na Gael will be hosting a family day at Johnstown as part of the GAA’s Lá na gClub celebrations. Events on the day include Mass at 11am, a parade with all underage players, entertainment from some of our younger members, the “Married versus Singles” match, judging in the Art Competition and Special Cake Baking Competition. The Club Museum will also be open on the day. We look forward to seeing you there.

Roscommon Lamb Festival
A celebration of family fun, great food, farming, crafts, heritage and community spirit in County Roscommon. Taking place this May Bank Holiday weekend. For more details or to download the 2010 festival brochure please visit the official Roscommon Lamb Festival website at http://www.roscommonlambfestival.com/

RTÉ All-Ireland Drama Festival
Takes place at the Dean Crowe Theatre from Friday 30th April to Saturday 8th May, nightly at 8pm (except the final night, Saturday 8th May at 7pm). Booking at 090-6492129 or online at www.deancrowetheatre.com

Athlone Joint Parish Bingo
Due to the All-Ireland Drama Festival taking place in the Dean Crowe Theatre on Sunday 2nd May, the weekly Parish Bingo will take place in St. Mary’s Hall only, starting at 8pm sharp.

Day of Prayer

First Thursday of the Month, (throughout the year), on 6th May 2010, is a Day of Prayer for Priests at the Chapel of Adoration, Athlone. The day concludes with 6:15pm Mass presided by invited guest Priests who share on their priestly vocation and ministry. All welcome.

Parish One-day Pilgrimage to Lough Derg
Bus will leave Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church at 6am on Saturday 8th May. Overall cost €65. To book a place contact the Parish Office at 090-6492171.

Golf Classic
Ss. Peter & Paul’s Golf Classic will be held in Athlone Golf Club on Friday 21st May. Please contact the Parish Office at 090-6492171 for entry forms and tee times.

Parish Pilgrimage to Medjugorje
From 25th June to 2nd July 2010. Spiritual director: Fr. John McManus. Cost €599 all inclusive. Single room supplement: €130. Group leader: Gerry Kinneavy 087-2249621 or Mary Mulligan 090-6492045 / 087-2936933.

Sacristan in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church
Applications arerequested for the post of Sacristan in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church starting from 1st June 2010, to replace Ms. Patsy Norton who is retiring after 14 years of dedicated service. Applications with C.V. and two references should be sent to The Parish Priest, Parish Office, Forthill House, Battery Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath to arrive by Friday 14th May 2010. Mark the envelopes ‘Sacristan’.


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