Collections

Family Offering (Parish)
Envelopes: €305
(Envelopes & Standing Order contributions finance the running costs of the Church)

1st Collection (Diocese)
Blue bag: €320
(Priest salaries and sick & retired priests of the Diocese)

2nd Collection (Diocese)
SHARE – €275
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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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Welcome !

We would like to welcome two new priests to the Parish team; Fr Dominic and Fr Ubaldo arrived this week from Uganda. We hope you will all get to know them and make them feel very welcome. ________________________________________
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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 14th November at 7.30pm
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Choirs

The parish choirs’ practice in the Church every week.
Adult’s Choir – Monday evenings.
Children’s Choir & Youth Choir – Tuesday evenings.

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Altar List of the Dead

The Altar list of the Dead is a wonderful way to remember our loved ones who have died.
Mass will be offered on the first Friday of every month for the happy repose of their souls. November lists and envelopes are available at the back of the church.
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CONFIRMATION

For any parents & guardians of children now in 6th class, preparing for Confirmation, who missed the Registration meeting; please call to the Parish Office as soon as possible to register your child.

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R. C. I. A.

We have just begun a “Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults” course, for adults who wish to be Baptised and admitted into the Catholic Church. If you are interested or know someone else who might be interested please contact one of the Parish team. ________________________________________

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Training Opportunities

Ronanstown Community Training and Education Centre, based in Rossecourt are offering training courses for young school leavers and unemployed persons aged between 15 – 21 years.
For info; see Church noticeboards or call Ciara or Louise; on 01 4647800 or 01 4647855

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Day of Reflection

In the aftermath of the visit of Pope Francis to Ireland; St Patrick’s Parish are holding a ‘Day of Reflection’ in Spa Hotel, Lucan on Saturday 17th November. See notice boards for details.
ALL WELCOME

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W.M.O.F. National Collection
The WMOF2018 final National Collection will take place in all parishes next weekend Saturday 10th / Sunday 11th November. This will replace the Share Collection.

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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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Family Mass
The Family Mass takes place here each Sunday at 10:30am.
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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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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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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
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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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Altar Server Ministry

We are currently recruiting new members for our Altar server team. Anyone with children who are interested in joining this ministry should please leave their contact details with one of the parish team after Mass or call to the parish office.
Training takes place in the Church every Saturday at 3.30pm.
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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