Collections

Family Offering (Parish)
Envelopes: €775
(Envelopes & Standing Order contributions finance the running costs of the Church)

1st Collection (Diocese)
Blue bag: €285

2nd Collection (Diocese)
SHARE: €225
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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.
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BAPTISM

The next Baptism meeting will take place in the Church this Wednesday 5th Dec at 7.30pm
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CHURCH SECURITY

There is an important meeting for all individuals and groups holding keys to the church this 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.
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MINISTERS OF THE EUCHARIST AND OF THE WORD

There will be a meeting for ALL Eucharistic Ministers and Readers (including weekday Ministers) in the Church on Monday 10th December at 7.30pm
We need to draw up a new list and do some refresher training.
December rotas are at the back of the Church.
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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 7pm

All Welcome
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Parish Finances

We had a great response to our Financial Presentation last weekend and we are very grateful to all who contribute to the parish through the yellow envelopes or by Standing Order.
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Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Saturday next; 8th of December is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, and a Holy Day of Obligation. Mass will be at 10am.
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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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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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St Vincent de Paul

The Annual Christmas Appeal by St Vincent de Paul takes place at all Masses next week-end.
As they say - ‘Christmas is not the same for everyone’
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CONFESSIONS

10am Mass on Saturday mornings has been reintroduced. Confessions are now available after this Mass.
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Choirs
We are looking for two volunteers to help with running the Children’s and Youth Choirs.
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COLOURING COMPETITION

Please pick up a free sheet for the Children’s Christmas Colouring Competition
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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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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 Mass Bouquets

Christmas Mass Bouquet cards will be available this week in the Parish office. All Masses on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day will be offered for the intentions of those on our Mass Bouquet list.
Mass offering €5
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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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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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ADORATION

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