(English) Newsletter – Sunday 16th November 2014

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Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 15th 8pm: Jim Nugent, Summerhill
Sunday 16th 10am: Thomas Hynes, Drum Road
Tuesday 18th 7pm: Mass for the Faithful Departed
Wednesday 19th 7pm: Dinny Owen McManus, Dugra
Thursday 20th 7pm: Una & Victor Fagg and deceased family members
Friday 21st 7pm: Denis & Nora Minoge, St. Peter’s Terrace (First Holy Communion Mass)
Saturday 22nd 10.30am: Margaret Brien, Creggane (Month’s Mind)
Saturday 22nd 8pm: Sr. Margaret Lennon, Dún Mhuire and Curryroe
Sunday 23rd 10am: Thomás Naughton, parents Patrick & Mary, Clonark.

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 16th 11am: Bridget Flynn and deceased members of the Shine family
Sunday 23rd 11am: Louise Gavin and deceased members of the Byrne family
Sunday 23rd 11.45am: Rosary in Clonown Cemetery

Wedding Bells
Congratulations to Catriona Naughton and Richard Muldoon on their recent wedding.
Go maire siad a saol úr.

St. Joseph’s College, Summerhill
Open Night and Enrolment will be held on Wednesday 19th November from 7-9.30pm with Principal’s Address at 7.30pm. Further information available from Liam Nally, Principal at 090-6492383.

Clonown Table Quiz
Clonown Community Site Project table quiz takes place in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel on Thursday 20th November at 8pm. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Thank You
The County Roscommon Association Supporting People with Special Needs wish to express sincere thanks to all who supported their annual church gate collection in both Drum and Clonown recently. The total amount collected was €1,134.50.

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 weekend masses in Drum Church 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 will be donated to Drum Cemetery Voluntary Group for the upkeep of the graveyard.

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 and 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.

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.

Offertory Envelopes
Boxes of envelope will be distributed to households in the Parish during the next fortnight. If you are new to the area or are not currently using envelopes and would like to contribute to the weekly Offertory Collection, please contact the Parish Office in Athlone 090-6492171 or Drum 090-6437125 to arrange a box of envelopes. A word of thanks is due to all those who help each year with the distribution of envelopes. This in itself is a huge task and if you would like to help in delivering envelopes in the areas that have no distributors, contact the Parish Office and your help would be greatly appreciated.


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