(English) Newsletter – Sunday 9th November 2014

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Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 8th 8pm: John McManus, parents Mai and Pake, Nure
Sunday 9th 10am: Gemma Henry, Clonellan
Thursday 13th 7pm: Mass for the Faithful Departed
Friday 14th 7pm: Kathleen & Peter Harney and deceased family members, Rooskey
Friday 14th 8pm: Clonark Station Mass in the home of Tom Mulvey
Saturday 15th 8pm: Jim Nugent, Summerhill
Sunday 16th 10am: Thomas Hynes, Drum Road

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 9th 11am: Fr. Michael Dunning (9th Anniversary)
Friday 14th 8pm: Dan Grenham (Month’s Mind)
Sunday 16th 11am: Bridget Flynn and deceased members of the Shine family

Monksland Area Mass
Thursday 13th November at 8pm in Monksland Community Centre. All welcome.

Rest In Peace
Marie Shanahan (née Moran), 12 Roscommon Road, Athlone
Thomas (Tommy) Egan, Cypress Gardens, Athlone and formerly of Callowbeg, Clonown (brother of Maureen Lennon, Cornafulla North)
Tom Turley, Indreabhán, Co. na Gaillimhe (brother of John Turley, Derrylahan)
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam.

Thank You
Sr. Helena McEvilly FMDM would like to thank all who came to join her, her family and religious community for the Mass of Thanksgiving and celebration of her 25th Anniversary of First Profession. Sr. Helena assures the people of the parish and well-wishers of remembrance in her prayers and the prayers of her sisters. Mass has been offered for your intentions.

Drum Remembrance Christmas Tree
A Christmas tree will be put in place in Drum Cemetery to remember all the deceased buried in our local graveyard. Ribbons will be placed on the tree on Sunday 7th December after the 10am mass. Ribbons cost €2 each and will be on sale after the masses in Drum Church and in St Peter and Paul’s Church next weekend and from Drum Parish Office from the 17th November until the 7th December. A family in the parish is responsible for this fundraiser and all proceeds ill be donated to Drum Cemetery Voluntary Group for the upkeep of the graveyard.

Camcloon N.S. Table Quiz
Camcloon N.S Parents Association are holding a table quiz in Millar’s Pub, Ballydangan on Friday 14th November at 9.30pm. Great prizes and great fun to be had for all the quiz lovers out there!

Social Play Skills Group
Is your child experiencing difficulties making and maintaining friendships? A social play skills group run by an experienced psychotherapist and play therapist is starting on Tuesday 18th November in Cornafulla Old School for children aged 6-8 9-11 years old. If interested please contact 086-2194512.

Ladies Fitness Classes
Get Fit – Stay Fit Class including body toning, cardio workout, fat burning and weight loss, commencing Thursday 30th October in Drum Community Centre at 6.45pm. Contact instructor Gerry 086-0881653 for more information.

Crochet Classes
New 6-week term starting Tuesday 4th November 10.30am-12.30pm in Drum Parish Hall. All levels catered for. Cost €75 for 6 weeks. Booking essential. Contact Anne Marie 086-8053467.

Milling on the Crannagh Cross River
Reprint of this book with additional information is now available from Drum Heritage Visitor Centre, open Monday-Thursday 9.30am-3pm, or by contacting a member of the committee.

Chalice Programme
The programme will commence in the parish on Friday 28th November. If interested in taking part, please contact the parish office in Athlone 090-6492171 or Drum 090-6437125 for more details.

November Envelopes
Are available at the back of the church for those who wish to have their deceased relatives and friends prayed for during the month of November.

November Novena
Novena of Masses for the Souls of the Faithful Departed, especially those who have died in the past year, will be held throughout the month of November in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church. Mass at 7.30pm daily on the 19th, 20th, 21st, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th November, and concluding with 11am Mass on Saturday 29th November.


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