Collections

Family Offering (Parish)
Envelopes: €492
(Envelopes & Standing Order contributions finance the running costs of the Church)

1st Collection (Diocese)
Blue bag: €300

2nd Collection (Diocese)
St Vincent de Paul €1520
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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 on Wednesday 9th Jan at 7.30pm
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Christmas Concert

Thank you and well done to all who took part in and who attended our Christmas Concert last Wednesday it was a wonderful night.
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Christmas Mass Bouquets

Christmas Mass Bouquet cards are available from 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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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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Christmas Timetable

Penance Service:
Tues 18th Dec at 7.00pm

Confession;
Monday 24th 10am – 11am

Mass:
Christmas Eve; Mon 24th
10am Mass
5pm Family Mass
8pm Vigil Mass

Christmas Day; Tue 25th 10.30am & 12noon

Wed 26th - Sat 29th
Mass at 10.00am

Sat 29th 6.30pm - Vigil
Sun 30th 10.30 & 12noon

Mon 31st & Tues 1st
Mass 10.00am
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St Vincent de Paul

Thank you for the wonderful response to the St Vincent de Paul Annual Appeal last week-end
€1520 was raised for the less well-off families in our area
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COLOURING COMPETITION

We are running a Christmas Colouring Competition for all the children in the Parish - please pick up your free colouring sheet. ________________________________________
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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 adult volunteers to help with running the Children’s and Youth Choirs.
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Penance Service
Our penance service in preparation for Christmas will be on
Tuesday 18th Dec at 7pm

Our neighbouring parishes;
St Mary’s Mon 17th - 7.30
St Patrick’s Wed 19th - 7pm
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Parish Finances

We are very grateful to all who contribute regularly to the parish through the yellow envelopes or by standing order. We depend upon these contributions for the everyday running of the Parish.
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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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ADORATION

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