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4 December 2022
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Parish notes

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How quick the year has flown, and Christmas is just around the corner again.
This year, the National Christmas Appeal for the St Vincent De Paul takes place at all Masses in the three parishes
NEXT weekend 10th/11th of December.

We, the SVP in Lucan, rely on your generosity to achieve the goal of helping families in Lucan to ensure they will enjoy the festive season and through the forthcoming year.

We thank you for the support,
St Vincent De Paul, Lucan

Please note:
The Tap & Go System
at the Church Doors is NOT to be used for special collections, e.g., St Vincent de Paul. This collection will take in the Church itself.


St Mary’s, Lucan

Sunday Mass Times
Saturday Vigil: 6.30pm
Sunday: 10.30am, 12 noon and 7pm.

Weekday Masses:
Monday to Saturday 10am

All Services will be live-streamed on

Thursday 8th December – Feast of the Immaculate Conception – Masses:
Vigil 7.30pm Wednesday, Thursday 10am and 7.30pm.

Masses live-streamed on

Christmas Time-Table: Now available in the Church Porch and Parish Office.
St. Mary’s Readers’ Roster December 2022:
The roster for readers at the Saturday vigil, the 12 noon and 7pm Masses on Sundays in St. Mary’s for the month of December 2022 has been sent to all readers by email. If any reader has not received it a copy is available for inspection in the sacristy.

Please join us in reciting the Rosary immediately after the morning Mass for Personal Peace and Peace in the World at this difficult time.

Invitation Legion of Mary
invite you to join them on a Thursday evening at 5.30pm in Room 4 in St Mary’s Parish Centre for Rosary and Prayers.
All Welcome.

Coffee Dock
Open Sundays and weekdays, 10am to 12 noon.
All Welcome

Church Art Calendars 2023
For sale in the Sacristy and the Parish Office - €2

Christian Meditation:
Every Tuesday night, at 8pm in the Parish Bungalow.
All welcome, Sr Geraldine.

Scriptural Readings
will take place at 7.30-8.30pm every Monday evening in the Bungalow opposite the church.
The group will read and reflect on the following Sunday’s Gospel to get a deeper understanding of the Word of our Lord.
All are welcome

Divine Mercy Devotion:
On Wednesdays after 10am Mass. Everyone is welcome to participate in the devotion regularly or occasionally.
St Mary’s Parish Divine Mercy Group.

Dates are bookable on line up to the end of December 2022. If you need to cancel a booking contact:

Bethany Bereavement Support Group:
Sr Eileen Cannon, a Presentation Sister, Clondalkin has joined our group and is available to speak with (via zoom) or answer calls (on phone) to anyone bereaved.
Her phone no. is 087 6380994
We thank her in anticipation for her help.

We meet every 2nd Monday at 10.45am and 4th Thursday at 8pm of the month in the Parish Centre. We are available to listen to or just be there for anyone who is feeling lonely or lost following the death of a loved one.
Sr Geraldine.

Visits to the housebound: If you are housebound you can call Deirdre at the parish office (01 621 7041) we will be happy to call on a monthly basis.

Recent Death
Deepest Sympathy to the family and friends of Mary King Murphy, Beech Park.
May she rest in peace.


St Patrick’s Esker/Dodsboro/Adamstown

Sunday Masses:
Vigil Saturday 7pm, Sunday: 9am, 10.30am and 12 noon.

Weekday Masses:
Monday to Friday at 10am.

All Masses are livestreamed

Prayer and Reflection for Advent
‘The Fullness of Time is When God is Born in Us’

at ‘Kairos’
125 Castlegate Way, Adamstown
When: 7th and 14th December at 11am.
All Welcome
Sr Angela Dolan PBVM

Confessions can be requested after Mass.

St Patricks Prayer Group:
The group meets every Monday in the Pastoral Centre from 7.30 to 8.15 pm.

View the following on
Mass Readings for the week
Morning Prayer – Lauds
Evening Prayer – Vespers
Take five at 10 - Reflections–Weekdays: 10am Taizé – Watch and Pray

St Patrick’s Esker Folk Group
We are currently seeking musicians and singers to join their group.
In particular guitar players.
Practice is every Wednesday evening at 8.30pm in St Patrick’s Church, Lucan.
Enquiries to Dave at 087 7867781


Parish of Divine Mercy, Lucan South


Sunday Mass Times:
Saturday Vigil 6:30pm
Sunday 10:30am and 12:00 noon

Weekday Masses:
Monday to Friday 9:15am. Saturday 10am

St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society:
A new branch of St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society has opened in our parish the Church of Divine Mercy, Lucan South Parish.
We meet once a month here in the parish.
The aim of the society is to pray for vocations to the Priesthood and religious life.
All are very welcome and we look forward to seeing you all.
The Parish office can be contacted at 01 4572900.

Adoration and Holy Hour Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament:
Mon: 7.30pm: Divine Mercy Adoration
Fri: 1.15pm: Adoration MMPH Cenacle
Fri: 2-3pm: Divine Mercy Devotion/Adoration.

Morning Prayers of the Church:
Monday to Wednesday: 8.40am.
The Church will now be open Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm for private prayers.

Visitation team for Holy Communion:
Pastoral care of the Sick is provided for all who suffer in any way in our communities. When a person becomes ill, receives a serious diagnosis or because of frailty is no longer able to attend Mass, our Ministers facilitate visitation of the sick at home or in a care setting when this is requested by families and permitted by public health authorities.
Please contact the Parish Office to arrange a visit.

Bingo night: Wednesday 7.30pm in the John Paul II Memorial Hall. Meet up with friends, connect with new people and to assist with fund raising for the Church. All are Welcome!

Coffee Morning: Our Coffee Morning takes place every Wednesday and Thursday morning at 10am (after the 9.15am Mass) in the John Paul II Memorial Hall.