(English) Newsletter – Sunday 12th August 2012

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Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 11th 8pm: Tom Henry, Drumlosh
Sunday 12th 10am: Mary Anne, Martin and deceased members of the Downey family, Moore South
Tuesday 14th 8pm: Mike Fallon, Doogra and deceased family members
Wednesday 15th 10am: John Kilroy, St. Coman’s Park
Thursday 16th 7pm: Patrick & Bridget Harney, Cornafulla
Friday 17th 7pm: Patrick Cunniffe, Drum
Saturday 18th 11am: Joe Ruttledge (brother of Martina Griffin, Ardkeenan)
Saturday 18th 8pm: John O’Reilly, Monksland
Sunday 19th 10am: Paddy Murray and family, Curraghaleen

Drum Collection
Sunday 5th August: €897.39.
Thank you for your weekly contributions for the upkeep of the church.

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 12th 11am: Ned & Mary Egan, Callowbeg
Sunday 19th 11am: Nancy & John Ward, Curraghnaboll

Clonown Collections
Sunday 5th August: €289.00.
Church Restoration Fund: €188.00.

Rest in Peace
Con (Connie) Murphy, Summerhill and formerly of Cork
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam

Cemetery Sunday
Cloonakilla (Bealnamulla) Cemetery: Sunday 12th August at 3pm.
Cornamagh Cemetery: Sunday 12th August at 4pm.
Clonown Cemetery: Sunday 19th August after 11am Mass.
Coosan Cemetery: Sunday 19th August at 4pm.
Drum Cemetery: Sunday 9th September at 10am.

Autumn Stations
Anyone who would like to host the stations in their home this autumn is asked to contact Drum Parish Office at 6437125 to arrange a date. This is a lovely tradition which has been passed down through generations in our parish but would seem to be in decline in recent times. Perhaps you would consider hosting the station mass for your area to ensure the tradition continues for another generation.

Knock Novena
National Public Novena in honour of Our Lady of Knock takes place from 14th-22nd August. Twice daily at 3pm and 8.30pm. (2.30pm on Sunday). Full details and live webstream available on www.knock-shrine.ie/novena2012

Elphin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock
Annual Pilgrimage takes place on Sunday 19th August during the Novena. Ceremonies began at 2.30pm with Anointing of the Sick followed by Mass at 3pm with chief celebrant Bishop Christy Jones. Theme: Eucharist and Life. A bus to Knock will be leaving Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church at 10.30am. Booking essential. Contact 086-1960256.

Passionfruit Theatre presents…
Roscommon flute player John Wynne and friends on Thursday 16th August at 7pm. Admission €7 or €5 concession. No booking necessary. Suitable for all the family. Young children free of charge.

St. Joseph’s Soccer Club
Registration and Fun Day in Cushla Park, Monksland on Saturday, 18th August. Kick off 11am-1pm. For players age 7-17 years. New players welcome.

Creative Art Camp
Games, Art, Clay, Stories, Puppets, Drama. Monday 20 – Friday 24 August 2012, 11am-2pm daily in Drum Community Centre. Cost €50. Booking necessary, places limited. Contact Evelyn 085-8195820.

Monksland Multi-Activity Camp
Monday 20 – Friday 24 August 2012, 10am-1pm daily at Cushla Park, Monksland. Cost €20 per child aged 6-12 years. Registration on Sunday 19th from 7-8pm at Monksland Community Centre. For enquiries contact Turloch 087-7942677. This camp is taking place in conjunction with the FAI and Roscommon Sports Partnership.

Pieta House West – Charity Cycle
A cycle will take place on Saturday 25th August from Galway to Johnstown. Anyone who wishes to take part in this event or support this worthy cause can get sponsorship cards from: Paddy 087-2487340, Joe 086-2670012 or Pádraig 085-2889025. Cycle training every Sunday morning from Clann na nGael, Johnstown at 9am sharp.

Drum Heritage Group Open Day
As part of national Heritage Week, a heritage show case of Traditional Crafts and Customs replicating the way of life of a rural community in ancient Ireland will be held in Drum Heritage Visitor Centre and adjoining Parish Hall on Saturday 25th August 2012, commencing at 2pm and opening with the launch of the only working model of an Early Medieval Horizontal Water Driven Corn Mill, showing revolving water wheel vanes (paddles) and millstones, mill pond, sluices, mill-race, tail-race and set in period landscaping. Admission €5 (including light refreshments), free admission for children. Full details on www.drumheritage.ie/events

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