Collections

Family Offering (Parish)
Envelopes: €422
(Envelopes & Standing Order contributions finance the running costs of the Church)

1st Collection (Diocese)
Blue bag: €345
(Priest salaries and sick & retired priests of the Diocese)

2nd Collection (Diocese)
SHARE – €335



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 this Wednesday 8th August at 7.30pm




YOUTH 2000

Youth 2000 Summer Festival, Cistercian College, Mount Saint Joseph’s, Roscrea.
16th - 19th August.
If you are aged between 16 & 35 years come along and enjoy. For info -
www.youth2000.ie



CEMETERY MASS

A date for your diary;

Sunday 2nd September at 3pm – Esker Cemetery




Phoenix Park Mass

As there are people on a waiting list for the bus to the Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park, could those who have already booked, please pay for their place this weekend so we can clarify if we have any spare capacity.




Choirs

The Youth Choir will continue to practice and perform thought the summer.
The children’s choir and the adult’s choir are taking a well-earned break and will resume practice in September.




Eucharistic Ministers & Readers

August rotas for Eucharistic Ministers & Ministers of the word are available at the back of the Church.




WMOF 2018 Icon

The icon of the Holy Family which was specially commissioned by WMOF2018 is visiting each Diocese in Ireland to encourage reflection and prayer as part of the preparations for WMOF2018.

The Icon will be on display for the people of Lucan in St Patrick’s Church, Esker
From 9th – 12th August (see notice boards for full details)
The times especially assigned to Lucan South Parish are 10.30am – 12noon and 2pm – 5pm on Saturday 11th August.
Please feel free to drop in to St Patrick’s at any time during the visit of the Icon.




Bank Holiday

Mass on this Bank Holiday Monday 6th August will be at 10.00am




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




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.



 

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




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.




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.

 



ADORATION

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

All Welcome