(English) Newsletter – Sunday 13th April 2014

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

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 12th 8pm: Tom Connor and deceased family members, Clonark
Sunday 13th 10am: Angeline & Baby Mia Keegan, Dysart
Tuesday 15th 8pm: Holy Hour
Wednesday 16th 8pm: Hubert Macken, parents William and Ellen, Lisdillure
Thursday 17th 7pm: Holy Thursday – Our Lord’s Supper – People of the Parish
Friday 18th 3pm: Good Friday – Passion of Our Lord
Friday 18th 7.30pm: Prayer around the Cross
Saturday 19th 8pm: Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil – People of the Parish
Sunday 20th 10am: Easter Sunday – People of the Parish

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 13th 11am: Lena, Peter & Kathleen Dunning
Thursday 17th 8pm: Holy Thursday – Our Lord’s Supper
Friday 18th 3pm: Good Friday – Passion of Our Lord
Saturday 19th 8pm: Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil
Sunday 20th 11am: Easter Sunday – Sonny Shine and deceased family members, Curraghnaboll

Penitential Rite
Monday 14th April at 8pm in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church.

Samaritans – Volunteers
Have you 3 hours per week to spare? Could you be a Samaritans volunteer? Athlone Midlands Samaritans are holding an information evening for prospective new volunteers in Sheraton Hotel on Monday 14th April at 8pm. For further information call or text 05-2845010.

Progressive 25 Card Game
In aid of our Missionaries will be held in the Clann na nGael Clubhouse, Johnstown on Monday 14th April at 9pm. Numerous hampers to be raffled on the night. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Outdoor Stations of the Cross
On Good Friday 18th April starting at 12 noon from Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church, through the streets of Athlone and finishing at St. Mary’s Church.

Easter Bingo in Drum this Good Friday night
Drum Bingo will host an Easter special in Drum Community Centre on Good Friday night at 8.30pm. Doors open at 8pm. Usual cash prizes to be won, plus 24 Easter Eggs to be given away on the night. Monster raffle also. Everybody welcome.

Drum/Clonown Community Games
Church gate collection on Easter weekend, Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th April. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

National Pilgrim Paths Day
Pilgrim Walk to Clonmacnoise on Saturday 19th April following An tSlí Mhór. Walk from Clonbonny (10am) or Ballinahown (12 noon) and return by bus. Guided tour of Clonmacnoise at 3pm. Inter-denominational service for cyclist and walker pilgrims at 3.30pm. For further details contact 087-7749281 or visit www.pilgrimpath.ie.

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.

Elphin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes
Applications are invited for places in the Assisted Pilgrims section for the sick. Forms available from Fr. Ray Milton at 090-6661115.

The Passion of the Christ
The Ark Apostolic Movement of Divine Mercy will show the film on Good Friday at 5pm in Monsignor John McCarthy Hall, The Batteries, Athlone. All welcome.

Easter Fair
On Saturday 19th April from 11am-4pm in the Dean Crowe Theatre. To book a stall contact 090-6492129.

Athlone Gymnastics Club Easter Camp
For boys and girls, from Tuesday 22nd – Friday 25th April from 9.30am-1.30pm at our premises, 10 Westpoint Business Park, Tuam Road, Monksland (beside SuperSavers). Cost €55.

Clonown/Athlone 5k-10k Run
Takes place on Sunday 27th April 2014 in Clonown. Further details on www.clonown.com and www.facebook.com/Athlone10krun

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