(English) Newsletter – Sunday 15th June 2014

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Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 14th 8pm: Patrick (Pake) O’Brien & parents Tommy & Rose, Creggane
Sunday 15th 10am: Anthony Whyte, Thomastown
Sunday 15th 3pm: Rosary procession and open-air mass at 3.30pm in Drum Monastic Site
Tuesday 17th 7pm: Tom & John Shine, Crannaghmore
Wednesday 18th 7pm: John Kilroy, St. Coman’s Park
Thurssday 19th 7pm: Kathleen & Tommy McManus, Curraghaleen
Saurday 21st 8pm: Brian & Bridget Gunning, also daughter Teresa, Johnstown
Sunday 22nd 10am: Kay Coyle, late of Hill of Berries
Sunday 22nd 10.45am: Corpus Christi Procession

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 15th 11am: Joe Egan, Currabhnaboll
Sunday 22nd 11am: Michael Greene, Newtown

Rest In Peace
Jackie Gately (née Farrelly), Newtown, Drum
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.

Sam William Gilligan
Céad míle fáilte! Congratulations to his parents.

Annual Mass at Drum Monastic Site – Sunday 15th June
All parishioners are invited to take part in the religious ceremonies in Drum on Sunday 15th 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. Canon Liam Devine will make a presentation to Recent parish centenarian Mrs. Kitty Seery of a special memento of the McManus Gathering held in Nure in 2013.

Karate Classes
Starting on Thursday 19th June at 6-7pm in Drum Community Centre. All welcome to come along. The first two classes are completely free. For further information contact 086-8948562 or visit www.bskc.ie.

Simon Community Church Gate Collection
Midlands Simon Community is holding a church gate collection at St. Brigid’s Church, Drum on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd June. Please show your support. All monies raised locally go towards homeless services in Westmeath.

Corpus Christi Procession
Corpus Christi procession will take place in Drum on Sunday 22nd June after the 10am Mass. Fr. Michael invites the children who have received their First Holy Communion and Confirmation to take part in the procession. The tradition of the procession is that the children wear their Communion and Confirmation outfits. The procession will leave from the Church to the Reflection Area in the graveyard for some prayers and a short blessing, returning to the church for Benediction. Fr. Michael would appreciate your presence and support on this special occasion.

Lourdes Assisted Pilgrims Fund Annual Church Gate Collection
Will be held inside Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church on Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th June and at Drum & Clonown Churches on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th June. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Golden Jubilee – Fr. Larney Shine
There will be a special Mass in Clonown on Sunday 29th June at 11am to celebrate Fr. Larney’s Golden Jubilee, followed by a presentation and refreshments in the community centre. All are welcome.

Jubilee Eucharistic Celebration
Come and celebrate 25 years of Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration in Athlone. Guided Eucharistic Holy Hour on Wednesday 18th at 6.30pm in Ss. Peter and Paul’s Church: Thursday 19th at 6.30pm in Queen of Peace Church, Coosan: Friday 20th at 6.30pm in St Mary’s Church. Jubilee Eucharistic Celebration with Bishop Christopher Jones on Sunday 22nd at 12 midday in Ss. Peter and Paul’s Church. Corpus Christi Procession on Sunday 22nd following the 6.30pm Mass at St. Mary’s Church to Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church, concluding with Benediction on the steps of the Church.


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