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5 July 2020
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Parish notes

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St Mary’s, Lucan

Masses at St Mary’s

Sunday Masses: Vigil Saturday, 6.30pm, 8.45am, 9.45am, 11am, 12.15pm and 7pm

To attend Sunday Mass including the Vigil you must have a ticket which can be obtained in person from the Parish Centre, this week Monday to Wednesday, from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Tickets will be valid for two (alternate) Sundays in four weeks. This procedure will be kept under review and any changes will be announced at the daily Mass (on webcam) and on the parish website.

There are tickets available for the Sunday Masses and you can collect in person from the Parish Centre tomorrow Friday 3rd July between 10.30am and 12.30pm.
Please check on the Parish Website for any updates

Weekday Mass: 10am
There will be no ticketing system for the Monday to Saturday 10.00am Masses but attendance will be on a ‘first come, first in’ basis until capacity is reached – we ask for patience and understanding if there is no space left for you.

Could we remind parishioners that it’s by no means back to normal just yet, and we would request that those accustomed to attending daily Mass might restrict their attendance to one day per week in order to give everyone an opportunity to attend at least once in the week.

Volunteer Stewards will be present at all Masses to guide you in the Church.

All Masses will continue to be available on the Internet at

Private Prayer:
The Church will be open for private prayer after daily Mass. (provided there are no funerals taking place).
Please enter by the main porch door only and exit by the door near the Nuns Chapel only.

Deepest Sympathy
To the parents, family and friends of Sarah Brennan, Beech Grove.
To the husband, family and friends of Jean Kavanagh, The Glebe.
To the husband, family and friends of Carmel Kehoe, Lucan Lodge.
To the family and friends Carmel Walsh, Colthurst.
To the wife, family and friends of Peter Kearns, Sarsfield Park.
May they rest in peace.

Parish Centre remains closed until further notice.


St Patrick’s Esker/Dodsboro/Adamstown

Mass Times:
Masses have recommenced on a gradual basis Sunday 5th July at 9am and 12 noon.
The Sunday 10.30am family Mass will continue for the present as a live broadcast on the parish website. The maximum number in attendance is 50 (inclusive of staff and volunteers). This online Mass is aimed at younger parishioners and their families. It is an accessible liturgy for children and enables them to participate more fully in the Sunday Mass.

The church will be open on weekdays and Saturday between 10am and noon for private prayer (funerals permitting).


Parish of Divine Mercy, Lucan South

Reopening for Mass:
Sunday Mass Times: Saturday Vigil 6.30pm, Sunday 10:30am and *** 12.15pm ***

There is currently no booking system for Mass and spaces will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis until we reach our 50 person limit. No Church wants to turn away parishioners, but please understand it is for the safety of everyone. It is therefore advisable to come in good time for mass, or perhaps consider attending a week day mass.

The Church will be cleaned by our volunteers after each mass and to allow for this, the second mass on Sunday has been pushed back and will now start at the later time of 12:15 pm.

Weekday Mass: 9:15am
Spaces will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis so please come in good time for mass.

Volunteer Stewards will be present at all Masses to guide you in the Church.

Live Streaming
All Masses will continue to be available on our website at as well as all the reopening details and will keep it updated as the restrictions are changed and our plans evolve.

Private Prayer:
On week days the Sr. Faustina Chapel will be available for a maximum of 5 people at a time after mass in the morning until 11:30 am to allow time for sanitising afterwards. For now there will be no access to the Church on weekends outside of mass times.