Collections

Family Offering (Parish)
Envelopes: €418
(Envelopes & Standing Order contributions finance the running costs of the Church)

1st Collection (Diocese)
Blue bag: €410
(Priest salaries and sick & retired priests of the Diocese)

2nd Collection (Diocese)
SHARE – €300
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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
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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 this Wednesday 10th October at 7.30pm
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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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Choirs

The parish choirs practice here in the Church every week.
Adult’s Choir – Monday evenings.
Children – Tuesday evenings.
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Day for Life

This Sunday 7th October is the annual designated “Day for Life” We are asked to pray for the caring for, nurturing and protection of every stage of life. This year we are especially ask to pray for an end to human trafficking. Information cards are available at the back of the Church.
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LIFFEY SOUND RADIO

Our local radio station Liffey Sound 96.4FM – are holding a Church Gate collection after all Masses this week-end.
This station is a great resource to have in the area.

 

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W.M.O.F. Volunteers

As a thank you to all those who volunteered or were host families for WMOF, in the entire Lucan area, St Mary’s Parish invite you to come together for a celebration at 6.30pm Mass on Saturday 13th October and for refreshments in the Parish Centre afterwards. 
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Altar Server Ministry

Anyone with children who are interested in the Altar Server Ministry should please leave their contact details with one of the parish team after Mass or call to the parish office.
Training takes place every Saturday at 3.30pm in the church.
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Diocesan Safeguarding

The Archdiocese of Dublin is making all efforts to ensure that the Church is a safe and secure place for all and most especially for children.
Please see the noticeboard at the back of the church for information regarding Child Protection practices in our parish. You will see our Child Protection Policy, a Code of Conduct for parish volunteers and there are some phone numbers and helplines if you need any assistance.
All volunteers working with children in the parish must be Garda vetted.
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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.
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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
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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 as always for your generosity.

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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.
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.

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Catholic Charismatic Prayer Group

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

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

If you are experiencing financial debt problems; please contact any of the following services to assist you to get back on track financially:
www.backontrack.ie
www.mabs.ie
www.isi.gov.ie