(English) Newsletter – Sunday 9th June 2013

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Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 8th 8pm: Kathleen Henry, Johnstown
Sunday 9th 10am: Rose Lawless, Cornafulla South
Monday 10th 7pm: Mary Duignan, Clonellan
Tuesday 11th 7pm: John Bohan, Gorrynagowna
Wednesday 12th 7pm: Mrs. Dolan
Thursday 13th 7pm: Margaret Curely, Clonellan
Friday 14th 7pm: John McManus, Nure
Saturday 15th 8pm: Anna O’Neill
Sunday 16th 10am: Kay Coyle, late of Hill of Berries
Sunday 16th 3pm: Rosary procession and open-air mass in Drum Monastic Site

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 9th 11am: Pat Ward, late of Curraghnaboll and Letterkenny
Friday 14th 8pm: Joe Egan, Callowbeg (Month’s Mind)
Sunday 16th 11am: Michael Greene, Ballinaculla

Rest In Peace
Carmel Kenny, Battery Road (mother of Tina O’Reilly, Gorrynagowna)
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam

Corey Mark Johnson
Céad Míle Fáilte! Congratulations to his parents.

Annual Mass at Drum Monastic Site – Sunday 16th June
All parishioners are invited to take part in the religious ceremonies in Drum on Sunday 16th June, commencing with a Rosary Procession from St. Brigid’s Well at 3pm followed by concelebrated open-air Mass at 3.30pm at Drum Monastic Site.

Drum parent and toddler group
Starting on Tuesday 11th June at 10am in Drum Parish Hall. Any donations of good quality, used toys would be gratefully appreciated. Please contact Karen 087-7779705 or Michelle 086-1725421 for more details or to arrange collection of toys.

Samaritans Church Gate Collection
Athlone Midland Samaritans annual church gate collection takes place in Drum and Clonown churches on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June. Please help us to support those who may need us. If you are anxious, lonely, despairing or suicidal or need to discuss any problem in confidence, call the Samaritans any time on 1850-609090.

Elphin Diocesan Lourdes Invalid Fund Annual Church Gate Collection
Will be held inside Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church on Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Permanent Diaconate
The Diocese of Elphin is now accepting applications from married and single men who may feel called to ministry as Permanent Deacons. The four year part-time training programme will begin in autumn 2013. For further information or a conversation around the topic please contact the Director of the Permanent Diaconate, St. Mary’s, Sligo on 071-9162670 or visit ‘Vocations’ on www.elphindiocese.ie. Final closing date for applications is Friday 28th June.

Drum Community Centre – New Phone Number
For bookings and enquiries contact Michael at 085-8712222. Sports hall and meeting rooms available. Newly installed eircom WiFi Hub now available throughout the building.

Second-hand school book shop
Dr. Steven’s Resource Centre (now located upstairs in Block A, Irishtown Central) will open their second-hand school book shop on Monday 24th June from 10am-4pm daily for buying or selling of current school books. Now located at Also now taking bookings for children’s computer summer camp. Contact 090-6473001 for further details.

Football for fun
Ladies, want to have some fun while exercising? Why not join us Wednesdays at 8.30pm at Clann na nGael in Johnstown for fun, craic and some football. No previous experience necessary! Applicable to all ladies over 18 years of age.

Youth Pilgrimage to Lourdes
The parish has been allocated two places on the Youth section of the Elphin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes (28th August – 2nd September). The parish will cover half of the cost for both youths. To apply or for more information, please contact Drum Parish Office 090-6437125.


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