Collections

Family Offering (Parish)
Envelopes: €437
(Envelopes & Standing Order contributions finance the running costs of the Church)

1st Collection (Diocese)
Blue bag: €275
(Priest salaries and sick & retired priests of the Diocese)

2nd Collection (Diocese)
Peter’s Pence €190


ADORATION & PRAYER

Adoration takes place every Friday from
9:45am – 3:00pm
Divine Mercy Prayer Group
Monday nights
7:30pm – 8:30pm

Scripture Sharing
Tuesdays,
9:45am – 10:45am


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 8th August at 7.30pm


ADORATION

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

All Welcome


Cemetery Mass

A date for your diary;

Sunday 2nd September at 3pm – Esker Cemetery


Phoenix Park Mass

Could those who have booked a place on the coach to the Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park on Sunday 26th August please pay for their place this weekend so we can clarify if we have any spare capacity.


Choirs

The children’s choir are taking a well-earned break for the summer and will resume practice in September. We thank them sincerely for their great work and dedication throughout the year.
The Adult Choir and Youth Choir will continue their work for the month of July.


St Vincent de Paul

The Society of St Vincent de Paul are making their annual appeal for clean, good quality, clothes, bedclothes, curtains, shoes etc.

Bags will be collected after all Masses this weekend 21st/22nd July


Spiritual Retreat

The Kingdom Revelator Group will present a retreat of Adoration, Prayer, Talks, Rosary and Holy Mass from 5pm to 9pm this Wed 25th & Thurs 26th July; here in The Church of Divine Mercy

ALL WELCOME


Eucharistic Ministers for the Papal Mass

World Meeting of Families are looking for Eucharistic Ministers to volunteer to minister at the Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park on Sunday 26th August.
For full info log on to;
www.worldmeeting2018.ie


Live Broadcast Papal Mass

St Patrick’s Church, Esker will broadcast the Papal Mass live in the Church, on Sunday 26th August for any parishioner who does not feel able to attend the Phoenix Park.
The Consecration will be celebrated and Holy Communion distributed alongside the live broadcast and this will fulfil your Sunday obligation.
All Welcome


DEFIBRILLATOR

We would like to draw your attention to the installation of our AED (Automated External Defibrillator) in a cabinet in the main porch. The AED is a computerised device that can be used by almost anyone in the event of a person suffering a sudden cardiac arrest.


Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society’s Volunteer Driver Service is in need of volunteers to drive local patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments in St. James;
The Mater; Tallaght & St. Vincent’s Hospitals.
Driver expenses are paid.
Could you help out? Telephone Laura - 01 2310594 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Policy Statement

The Archdiocese of Dublin and the parish of Divine Mercy, Lucan South
value and encourage the participation of children and young people in Parish liturgies and in Diocesan activities in order to enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional, intellectual and social development.
We recognise the dignity and rights of all children and are committed to ensuring their protection from all forms of abuse.
This is a commitment binding on all priests and on those who work in our Diocesan offices and agencies, and in our parishes.
It extends to all the many and varied ways that children share in the life of the Church in our Diocese.


VOLUNTEERS

'Our parish is actively seeking help from volunteers who would like to offer their time and or skills and talents to the parish. We always need readers, eucharistic ministers, finance committee members, trades people, cleaners, youth workers and others. We would love to hear from anyone who is interested. Please contact the parish office.'


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 


General Data Protection Regulation

A new European Data Protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), came in to being on 25 May 2018. This new law applies to any organisation, including our parish that manages and processes people’s personal information. We are now working on ways of ensuring that what we do with your information is
compliant with this new law. It is a work in progress and over the next few months we will keep you informed through the parish website and in the newsletter as policies are put in place. If you have any questions about this please do not hesitate to contact the parish office.


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


Catholic Charismatic Prayer Group

The Catholic Charismatic Prayer Group meet in the Church every Friday;
6pm – 8pm


COELIAC
Gluten free hosts are available for anyone with coeliac condition or on a gluten free diet, please speak to the priest before Mass.