On Good Friday April 19th, The Passion of our Lord will be enacted by local Parishioners from Garvey’s corner up the hill to the Church. Fourteen Children will stand as the Stations of the Cross while Fr. Wall P.P. celebrates the Passion where we will finish in the Church with the fifteenth Station, local Parishioners are enacting the Stations. All those involved are requested to be at the Church at 2.30 sharp on that day including Kate O Reilly, Cora O’ Connell, Emily Gannon, Christine Early, Aoibhlinn Maxwell, Catherine Gannon, Leonie Mc Kiver, Laura Flanagan, Oisin Molloy, Lara Fagin, Clare Flanagan, Seamus Fagin, Sarah Gannon, Elishia Maxwell, Kevin Faughnan, Kirstin Mc Kiver, Emmet Faughnan, Micheal O’ Dowd, Bernie Gill, Mary Gilhooly, Patricia O’ Reilly, Ella Gannon, Geraldine Duignan, Dympna Butler, Geraldine Monaghan, Sister Elizabeth Hartigan, Maura Faughnan, Josephine Creegan,Padraig Dunne, Sonny Moran, Geraldine M. Duignan, Katherine Mc Kiver, Pat Reid, Barry Guckian, Thomas Duignan, Colleen Guckian.
After The Stations their will be veneration and kissing of the Cross and Holy Communion.
Church Collectors for April Niall Daniels, Eugene Mc Kiver . Altar Society Regina Mc Nabola, Teresa Guckian.
We are currently looking for Ministers of The Eucharist and Ministers of the word, also altar servers. If you would like to join us in either Church please give your name to Irene Beirne@086 8590906 or Colleen Guckian@ 087 7670788.
Bingo takes place in Drumsna on Thursday April18th at 8 30pm. Last week’s winners include Mona Foley, Rosemary Casserly. Coloured sheet Peter Reynolds. Raffle. Mary Geheran, Liz Hughes, Mary Cox. Free books for Thursday April 18thHelen Toolan, Charlie Beirne.
Golden Age Meeting.
There will be a meeting of the above in the Centre Drumsna on To-day Wednesday April 17that 11am. All members are requested to attend a rehearsal of the play. Our Annual May Madness Ball takes place in The Bush Hotel on Wednesday May 1stat 8.30pm. There will be light refreshments, a short drama entitled “The last will and Testament of Mary Ellen Browne”, and dancing to the music of the one and only Jimmy Lennon. All welcome.The balance of the June holiday to Salthill is now due.
Co, Leitrim Fleadh, Drumsna 2019
The excitement is building and a great weekend’s entertainment is in store at Leitrim Fleadh which takes place in the village from April 25thto April 28th. Besides competitions there will be numerous other events to entertain everyone. Street entertainment, archive display, pop up sessions, session trail, singing sessions, musical Easter Egg hunt, CD launch, to name but a few! Thank you to all who sponsored an advertisement for the Fleadh booklet. For more information on timetablesand events check out Drumsna Comhaltas page on facebook. Anyone who would like to sing ,play or dance at the special Fleadh Mass at 9.30am in Drumsna on Sunday April 28this asked to please contact Fionnuala Maxwell at 086 8664639. In the meantime prayers for good weather would be appreciated.
please contact Fionnuala@086 8664639, A.S.A.P.
There will be social dancing in Duignan’s Lounge Drumsna on Easter Sunday night April 21stwith music by Andy Murphy.
Ardagh and Clomacnoise Pilgrimage.
The Ardagh and Clonmacnoise under the leadership of Most Rev Francis Duffy to Lourdes on May 26thto May 31st.Fully inclusive price 749 Euro. Flights from Knock, contactJoe Walsh Tours ,143 Baggot Street ,Dublin. Telephone 01 2410812/01 2410811. Pilgrimage director Monsignor Bernard Noonan. Details for special section for the sick; contact Rev., Michael Scanlon Tel.090 645712
Health and Wellbeing.
Annaduff G.A.A. are hosting their first Health and WellbeinTg workshop for secondary school students, boys and girls aged between 13-17 years. This will take place in The Leitrim School of Excellence , Annaduff on Good Friday April 19thfrom 9am until 2pm. This workshop will be an introduction to the many factors affecting your health and wellbeing outside of playing G.A.A. Throughout the morning we will have someexcellent speakers and mentors leading discussions and demonstrations on nutrition-mobility-resilience-coping skills-goal settings and introduction to basic strength training. (suitable for all abilities). This event is open free of charge to all young people of the Drumsna /Annaduff area. You must register as soon as possible, all details on the Annaduff GFC facebook page or Go Dromod. Many thanks to Lisa Duignan Annaduff health and wellbeing officer for organising the event.
Tesco Easter Raffle.
The Tesco Easter Raffle will take place on Saturday April 20thin Tesco Carrick-on-Shannon. All money raised will be split between Temple Street Children’s hospital and the Annaduff, Drumsna, Jamestown defibrillator group. This group have a very hard working committee that have five defibrillators covering these areas, they all have to be maintained etc and the group now hope to raise enough money to get a defibrillator for Dromod village also. Please support this worthy cause.
G.A.A. /Parish Lotto.
There was no winner of the G.A.A./ Parish Lotto held in Duignan’s Drumsna on Sunday night April 7th. The numbers drawn were 2,5,7,9. The winner of the 50 Euro was Denise Reilly , Dromod. The winners of the lucky dip are as follows; April Mc Nabola Dromod, Declan Bohan Bornacoola , Michael F. Rowley Drumcree, Padraig Fitzsimmons Annaduff.