Roscommon town notes

Clothing collection A clothing collection will take place on Friday 20th July 2007. The Umbra clothes collection supports education in Kitui. Please fill your collection bags and leave them at the Sacred Heart Church Car Park from 9 am to 12 noon on Friday 20th July (not before this appointed date). They accept clean, dry ladies, gents and children’s clothing, also bed linen, curtains, towels and shoes etc. This collection is fully licensed by the relevant authorities.   Eucharistic Adoration Permanent Adorers are required for the Adoration Chapel from 5 to 6 pm on Thursday and also 1 to 2 pm on Wednesday afternoon. If you would like to help, please phone Parish Office at   (090) 66 26298.   Cemetery Sunday The annual Cemetery Sunday Mass will be held in St. Coman’s Cemetery, Roscommon on Sunday 22nd July at 7 pm. The Cemetery Mass in Kilteevan will be held on Saturday 28th July at 7.30 pm.   Please note no Mass in Kilteevan at 10 a.m. on Sunday 29th July.   Recent death Please pray for Josephine O’Flynn, sister of Mrs. Lena Igoe, The Walk, and William O’Flynn, Hillstreet, Elphin, who died in Australia recently. Sincere sympathy to her bereaved family.   School of art Summer camps and courses are now commencing at Roscommon School of Art. Further details available from Stephanie Cuddy Cullen, BFA ANCAD, Roscommon School of Art, Antogher Road, Roscommon. Tel: (090) 66 28399 / (086) 8753633 or email:   Summer Camp There are vacancies for the Summer Camp in Roscommon Community Playgroup, Henry Street, Roscommon, for the week of 16th to 20th July. Times: 9 am-12 noon or 12:30 pm-3:30 pm. For further details, contact Bernadette on (090) 66 27208.   MS meeting An Open General Meeting of MS Ireland Roscommon Branch will take place on Monday 9th July in The Resource Centre, Derrane, Roscommon at 8 p.m. All interested in Multiple Sclerosis are invited to attend.   Music school Learn guitar or drums this summer. Seven week course individual or group lessons all ages.   Call (087) 9394427 and leave details for a brochure.   Lough Derg The Annual Pilgrimage to Lough Derg takes place on Monday August 20th. Enquiries to BT on (090) 6625534.   Baptisms We welcome into the Christian Community Paige Caslin-illsley, Aishling Quigley and Isabelle Quinn.   Cúl Camp Roscommon GAA hurling cúl camp will take place in Dr. Hyde Park, Roscommon for all boys and girls aged between 6 and 14 years. All children receive a full GAA kit. Hurling cúl camp dates 16th-20th July 10 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. Mon-Fri. Further information contact Willie Hegarty (086) 8356227 or Proinsias Killian (086) 8603816.   Want a fresh start The Freshstart training programme in Athlone has a limited number of vacancies for September. This is a FÁS approved Vocational course for people with special needs, recovering from illness or unemployed and aims to build confidence, up-skill and help reach potential in the workplace. (No fees). If interested, talk to Martin at (090) 64 41260. Food addiction A food addiction meeting takes place in St. Coman’s Club every Thursday at 8 pm. People who are struggling with food (eating too much or eating too little) are invited. For further information, contact (086) 8839542.   Curves Roscommon Thanks to all who donated money to us for Ronan and MDI. We raised €4,000.   We have lost 2,458 inches and 144 stone to date. Join us and you too can succeed with a friend with our 2 for 1 offer (090) 6634969.   Purse found A purse containing a small sum of money was found recently in the vicinity of Roscommon Park. Contact (087) 7956944 for details.