Collections

Family Offering
Envelopes: €333
(Envelopes & Standing Orders finance the running costs of the Church)

1st Collection (Diocese)
Blue bag: €280
(Priest salaries and sick & retired priests of the Diocese)

2nd Collection
SHARE - €230
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ADORATION & PRAYER

*Divine Mercy Prayer Group
Monday nights;
7:30pm – 8:30pm
*Scripture Sharing
on Tuesdays;
9:45am – 10:45am
*Adoration
on Fridays; from
9:45am – 3:00pm

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BAPTISM

Parents who wish to have their child Baptised are invited to attend a meeting beforehand. The next meeting will take place in the Church on Wednesday 11th September at 7.30pm
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ADORATION

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Chaplet of Divine Mercy takes place here each Monday & Thursday
2pm – 3pm

All Welcome
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Family Mass

The weekly family Mass at 10:30am each Sunday will continue throughout the summer.
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Annual Grandparents Day at Knock

Annual Grandparents Day will be celebrated in Knock on Sunday 8th September; 12 noon to 5:30pm
There is a bus leaving St. Mary’s Church layby at 9am
For info & booking call Nora 01 8404247 or 086 3292329
(Cost 16-20 euros depending on the numbers availing of the bus)

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CEMETERY MASS

* Esker - 3pm
Sunday 25th August

*Mount Jerome – 1pm Sunday 8th September
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CROSSCARE

The annual Collection in aid of CROSSCARE’S Community, Homeless & Youth Services will take place at all Masses next week-end; this will replace the usual SHARE collection.

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Divine Mercy Food Action

There is ongoing need in the Parish for the food bank. We continue to appeal to those who can afford it, to donate non-perishable food whenever they can.
Thank you in advance for your generosity.
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Age Action

Basic Computer Training for adults aged 55 years and over is available through Age Action as part of the ‘Getting Started Program’.
Please contact Age Action 01-4756989 for details.
Courses are free of charge

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SICK & HOMEBOUND

Ministers of the Eucharist would be happy to bring Holy Communion to the sick and homebound.
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PARISH OFFICE

The Parish office will be closed this week 26th – 30th August.
Mass cards / intentions can be arranged at the Sacristy.
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PARISH CHOIRS

The Parish choirs’ practice in the Church each week; Adult Choir on Monday evenings and Children’s Choirs on Friday evenings. The Youth Choir are on their summer break.
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Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society’s Volunteer Driver Service needs volunteers to drive local patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments in St. James;
The Mater; Tallaght & St. Vincent’s Hospitals.
This service is free to patients and driver expenses are paid.
Could you help ?
Ph. Gail - 01 2310566 www.cancer.ie
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COELIAC
Gluten free hosts are available for anyone with coeliac condition or on a gluten free diet, please speak to the priest before Mass.

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ACCORD

Accord - Catholic Marriage Care Lucan,
“if you can’t talk to each other talk to Accord”. Professional counsellors available for couples and individuals who are experiencing difficulty in their relationships.
Ph.01-6010844
www.accord.ie

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Care for the Church

We would ask you to keep an eye on the Church anytime you are passing. Please report any suspicious activity to the Gardaí in Ronantown;
Ph. 01 6667700