Collections

Family Offering (Parish)
Envelopes: €378
(Envelopes & Standing Order contributions finance the running costs of the Church)

1st Collection (Diocese)
Blue bag: €380
(Priest salaries and sick & retired priests of the Diocese)

2nd Collection (Diocese)
SHARE: €270
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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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CHURCH SECURITY

There are important meetings for all individuals and groups holding keys to the church on Wednesday 28th November at 7:30pm & Monday 3rd December at 7:30pm.
If you hold a key, please ensure that you or a representative of your group is available to attend one of these meetings.
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Altar List of the Dead

Mass will be offered on the first Friday of every month for the happy repose of the souls of all those on the Altar list of the dead. Lists and envelopes are still available at the back of the church.


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Parish Finances

The Finance Committee will present an update of the Parish finances at all Masses this weekend.

Please support the Parish by taking a box of envelopes or a standing order form.

The Finance Committee are looking for new members - if you are interested, please speak to one of the team after Mass.
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Advent Candles
Advent Candles for use in the home are available from the Parish Office or the Sacristy, cost €10
(per set of 6)
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CONFIRMATION

The Confirmation preparation programme for all candidates continues next Saturday 1st December at 6:30pm Mass.
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Light Up a Life

Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Harold’s Cross, will launch it’s ‘Light up a Life’ campaign with guest of honour Jim Gavin (Dublin Football manager) on Sun 2nd Dec @ 3.45pm
Please support the hospice by sponsoring a light. www.lightupalife.ie
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ADORATION

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Chaplet of Divine Mercy takes place here each Monday & Thursday - 2pm – 3pm
SHARE APPEAL
This Sunday is designated as ‘Share Appeal Sunday’ We are asked to give as generously as we can to this fund which supports the many outreach programmes provided by the Diocese. There are leaflets available at the back of the Church.
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CONFESSIONS

Along with the re-introduction of 10am Mass on Saturday mornings Confessions will be available after this Mass from next weekend.
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Christmas Concert

We heard on the grapevine there’s a Christmas Concert coming up………..

Keep Wednesday 12th December free………..
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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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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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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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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 5th December 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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Christmas Concert

The Choirs of the Parish and from the primary schools will perform a concert of Christmas music here in the Church on Wednesday 12th December at 7:30pm.

All Welcome

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Choirs

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


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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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Birthday Cards for Jesus

We are inviting all the children in the parish to make a birthday card for Baby Jesus. These cards can be placed at the Christmas tree at the Christmas Eve Family Mass.