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25 June 2017
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Parish notes

picture of a family in a church

 

Cemetery Sunday

Esker - 27th August at 3 pm
(Weather Permitting)

 

St Mary’s, Lucan

www. www.lucanparish.com

Justice and Peace Strawberry Breakfast
The Justice and Peace Group’s Strawberry Breakfast fundraiser in aid of famine relief in east Africa held on 11th June, raised €733.
The money has been forwarded to Fr John Skinnader in South Sudan, who has sent us the attached photo, from a previous food distribution in his area.
Many thanks to everyone who contributed, and assisted in any way.
Enda Lee, Chair

St. Mary’s Folk Group
The group will be singing at the 12.15 Mass this Sunday. Please come along and join in.

Bible Group
The group will meet at 8pm, on Monday night, in The Bungalow.

Welcome Ministry
Please collect the May, June and July rosters, which are now in the Sacristy for those ministry members who have not given an email address.

Christian Meditation
We meet each Tuesday at 8pm in The Bungalow.
Everyone welcome.
Sr. Geraldine, 6217158.

Legion of Mary
We meet in Room 2 in the Parish Centre every Wednesday at 6.30pm. We are much involved in home visits and nursing homes. With extra help we could a wider range of work in the parish.
Come and join us, you will not regret it.
More info: Peter 01 6241105/Brigid 01 6281686

St Mary's Church Car Park will close at 4.15pm each weekday.

Parish Ministry
It is an important part of our ministry to support people in times of sickness and bereavement. We would greatly appreciate it, if you would let us know if someone in your family is ill or admitted to hospital.
Phone Parish Office – 6217041 between 9.30 and 2pm.

Holy Communion for the sick and housebound
If you wish to avail of this service or if you know someone who does, please contact Sr. Geraldine, ph. 6217158 or one of the priests.

Bethany Bereavement Support Group
Bethany Group is available to listen to or just be there for anyone who is feeling lonely or lost following the death of a loved one. We meet on the 2nd Monday of each month from 10.30am-11.30am, also on the 4th Thursday of each month from 8pm - 9pm.
Parish Centre – 6217041

 

St Patrick’s Esker/Dodsboro/Adamstown

www.stpatrickslucan.ie

St. Patrick’s Prayer Group
We meet every Monday night in St. Patrick’s Pastoral Centre from 8.30-9.15pm. All welcome.

Bethany Bereavement Support Group
This is a voluntary parish based ministry which aims to help and support those who have suffered a loss through bereavement or otherwise. Grieving is a natural process which can be helped by someone listening with empathy and understanding. We meet on the third Wednesday of each Month from 8pm to 9pm in the Pastoral Centre, St. Patrick’s Church. This is a free, confidential service and is available to everyone in Lucan and the outlying areas.
We can be contacted through the Parish office: Tel: (01) 628 1018 or 089 2507213, or Email: stpatrickschurchesker@eircom.net

 

Parish of Divine Mercy, Lucan South

www.lucansouthparish.net

Monday Night Prayer Group
New meeting time 7.30pm – 8.30pm

Catholic Charismatic Renewal Prayer Group
Meet in the day chapel, Divine Mercy Church every Friday from 6pm - 8pm. All welcome.

Visitation Group
A big thank you to all who have volunteered…we need a few more…are you free one hour every few weeks to visit someone housebound or in hospital? We are putting together a visitation team to reach out to those who would like contact from the parish. If interested please give your name in the sacristy.

Sick and Homebound
Ministers of the Eucharist would be happy to bring Holy Communion to the sick and homebound. Contact: Fr. Éamonn or Parish Sisters.

 

KNOW YOUR FAITH

Come to Pathways: Exploring Faith and Ministry
An Adult Faith Development Programme

The programme begins this year in Clonliffe College on Thursday 28th September 2017 (7.00 pm– 9.30 pm). Booking is now open. Places are limited so early application is advisable.

Pathways is a two-year one night a week course for adults of all ages wish to explore their faith. It runs from late September to May each year. There are no exams and no written work. The only requirement is an openness to listening to others and to participate. You can just come along and enjoy! The cost is €400 for the coming year which may be paid in instalments. Some sponsorship may be available for those of limited means.

For more information please visit our webpage: www.evangelisation.ie or contact: Eileen Houlahan, CHF, PhD, Director, Pathways Programme, Clonliffe College, Clonliffe Road, Dublin, DO3 P2E7. Phone : 01 8379253 Ext 294 Email: pathways@dublindiocese.ie

 

Pilgrimage

Medjugorje
Departing from Dublin for 9 nights from 4th October 2017. Fully inclusive. Cost €599 p.p.s Spiritual Director: Fr Philip Curran

Price includes: Return day flight from Dublin, half board basis, luxury coach transfers accompanied by local guide, full religious programme operated by Marian Pilgrimages, 24 hour emergency assistance, all airport and local taxes, fully comprehensive insurance.
Contact Pat and Phil 087 2238911 or 01 6281436

 

Crosscare’s Care Local - Plate Pals Mealtime Companion

Crosscare's Care Local is seeking volunteers as Plate Pals Mealtime Companions, in Nursing-homes throughout Dublin with a commitment of 1-3 mealtimes per week. Plate Pals combat malnutrition and isolation among residents by providing valuable one-to-one assistance at mealtimes, providing gentle reminders and words of encouragement for the full hour it can take them to finish a full meal. Current openings in St. Mary’s Hospital in the Phoenix Park. To learn more, please call Peter Donnelly on 01-836 0011, ext. 135 or visit the volunteer page on our website for an application

 

Amen Support Group

Amen Support Group Meetings for male victims of domestic abuse and men experiencing difficulties with their relationship will commence in October.
Please contact 0469023718 for further details.

 

Accord Lucan

Counselling for couples and individuals experiencing difficulties in the relationship.
Experienced counsellors confidential service – donation based. Phone 6010844.

 

AA Meetings

St. Mary’s Parish Centre, Lucan Road, Fri. nights 8.30pm.
Further information – Tel. 01-8420700.
E-mail: gso@alcoholicsanonymous.ie

 

 

Ministers of the Parishes

Moderator - Fr. John Hassett,127 Castlegate Way, Adamstown. Ph. 6812088

St. Mary’s – Lucan
Fr. Philip Curran, 231 Beech Park, Lucan. Phone 2533804
Fr. Thomas Kennedy, 14 Roselawn, Lucan. Phone 6280205

St. Patrick’s – Esker / Dodsboro / Adamstown
Fr. John Hassett,127 Castlegate Way, Adamstown. Ph. 6812088
Fr. Denis Carroll, Retired.

Divine Mercy – Lucan South
Fr John Laizer, 32 Earlsfort Road. Ph. 6212560

St. Andrew’s – Church of Ireland
Rev. Scott Peoples, 5 Upper Cross, Ballyowen Lane. Ph. 6249147
Rev. Sandra Hales, 280 Riverforest, Leixlip. Ph. 6014679

Lucan Methodist Church
No contact number at present

Lucan Presbyterian Church
Rev Richard Houston
Church Office- 01 628 0217