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21 April 2024
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Parish notes

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St Mary’s, Lucan

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

Weekday Masses: Monday to Saturday 10am.

All Services will be live-streamed on

St. Vincent de Paul Church collection at all masses this Saturday/ Sunday 20th/21st April.
Many thanks for your generosity.

St. Mary’s Readers’ Roster May 2024
The roster for readers at the Saturday vigil, 12 noon and 7pm Masses on Sundays in St. Mary’s for the month of May 2024 has been sent to all readers by email. If any reader has not received it a copy is available for inspection in the sacristy.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be held on Saturdays. (funerals permitting) from 10.30am to 11.30am.
All welcome.

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

Bethany Bereavement Support Group: We meet on the 2nd Monday (at 10.45am) and the 4th Thursday (at 8pm) each month, in the Parish Centre. We are available to listen or just be there for anyone who is feeling lonely or lost following the death of a loved one. If you would like to attend a meeting, please contact Sr. Geraldine.

Scriptural Reading (Lectio Divina): Meetings are held in the bungalow every Monday night (excluding bank holidays) between 7.30 and 8.30pm when we reflect on the following Sunday’s gospel. All are welcome.
Divine Mercy Devotion: Every Wednesday morning in St. Mary’s Parish Church after the 10am Mass until 11am (unless there is a funeral), the Divine Mercy Chaplet is prayed during exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. This devotion, revealed to St Faustina by Our Lord, is necessary to defeat evil, for peace in the world and for our journey to eternal life.

Baptisms in St. Mary’s: Procedure for baptisms in the parish. Parents who register their children for baptism are invited and must attend a preparatory meeting in the month before the ceremony. The ceremony of baptism will take place in two parts. The children will be welcomed at a short ceremony during 10:30 a.m. Mass, the Family Mass, on the Sunday prior to their actual baptism date. This is a return to the practice we had before Covid restrictions.
Dates are bookable on line. If you need to cancel email:

Confessions – Nuns’ Chapel: After Saturday 10am Mass and Saturday Evening 6.30pm Mass.

St. Mary’s Readers’ Roster April 2024: The roster for readers at the Saturday vigil, 12 noon and 7pm Masses on Sundays in St. Mary’s for the month of April has been sent to all readers by email. If any reader has not received it a copy is available for inspection in the sacristy.

Legion of Mary: Meeting every Thursday 5.30pm in the Parish Bungalow for Rosary and Prayers.
All Welcome.

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.

Coffee Dock Open: Every Sunday Morning and weekdays 10am to 12 noon.
All Welcome.

Recent Deaths
Deepest Sympathy to the family and friends of Liam Feighery, Beech Park, and to the parents, brother, family and friends of Saoirse O’Driscoll, Westmanstown.
May they rest in peace. .


St Patrick’s Esker/Dodsboro/Adamstown

Sunday Mass Times: 9am, 10.30am, 12 noon.
The 10.30am Family Mass is aimed at younger parishioners and their families.

Weekday Masses: Monday to Saturday at 10am.

All Services will be live-streamed at

St Vincent De Paul – St Patrick’s Conference
Church Gate collection before and after all Masses this Sunday 21st April
Thank you for your generosity.

Adoration: Adoration is held every Saturday morning after the 10am Mass from 10.30am to 11.30am. All are welcome.

St Patrick’s Prayer Meeting: Meeting every Monday night in the Pastoral Centre, (Side of St Patrick’s Church) from 7.30pm to 8.15pm.

Confessions: Confessions after Saturday 10am Mass and after Thursday 10am Mass.


Parish of Divine Mercy, Lucan South

Sunday Mass Times:
Saturday Vigil: 6pm.
Sunday Masses: 10.30am and 12.00 noon.

Weekday Masses: Mon.-Fri.9:15am. Sat.10am

All services will be live-streamed on

Mass of Thanksgiving for the Fruits of Medjugorje:
Every Thursday, in the Church of Divine Mercy, Lucan South.
7.00pm: Rosary and Confessions.
7.30pm: Holy Mass.
After Mass: Adoration, Divine Mercy Chaplet, Benediction.
All welcome

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.

Prayers of the Church:
Mon. to Fri.: 8.40am.
The Church is open Monday to Friday from 10am to 1pm for private prayers.

Sacrament of Reconciliation: Confessions every Saturday 5.15pm and after the evening Mass.

Legion of Mary: The Legion of Mary meets every Tuesday evening at 7.30pm in the Confessional Room in the church. Their works include home visitation and outreach to the poor.

St Joseph’s Young Priests Society: St Joseph’s Young Priests Society has been set up in Divine Mercy Church, Lucan for all the Lucan parishes. We meet up on the first Wednesday of each month for one hour at 10.40am.

Home Visits Holy Communion: If anyone who cannot come to Mass would like to receive Holy Communion at home from Fr. Aidan or a Minister of Holy Communion, please contact the Parish Office 01-4572900.

Bingo: Bingo takes place every Wednesday in the St. John Paul II Room. Doors open at 7.00 for 7.30pm. All welcome to play for big prizes.

Wednesday tea/coffee morning: There is a cup of tea/coffee and a slice of cake after 9.15am Mass every Wednesday in the St. John Paul II Room (room with tables and chairs to the right of the porch at the main Church entrance).


Pilgrimage - Medjugorje 2024

Pilgrimage departing 15th May 2024.
7 nights - €750 pps including insurance.
€50 discount if booked and €200 per person deposit paid if booked before 1st February 2024.
Terms and conditions apply.
Spiritual Director: Fr Ray Kelly
Please contact Pat on 087 2238911 or Marian Pilgrimages on 01 8788159 and say you are travelling with Pat.
If you are thinking of joining a pilgrimage to Medjugorje in 2024, please contact Pat.