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21 July 2019
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St Mary’s, Lucan


St Vincent De Paul Annual Clothing Appeal
Collection of Bags: 20th and 21st July (At Saturday Vigil Mass and Sunday Morning Masses only)
The appeal is for clean, good-quality clothes, bedclothes, curtains, shoes etc
The Society is very conscious of the tremendous support given by Parishioners of this Parish for their charitable works over the years.
Thank you all on behalf of those you have helped.

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

Coffee Dock Volunteers needed: For our Sunday Mornings
You will be on a team with two or three people serving tea/coffee after Mass for 3 or 4 Sundays a year.
If you can help out, we would be most grateful. Please phone Deirdre in the Parish Office 01 6217041. 9.30am to 2pm

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, in The Bungalow.
Parish Centre – 6217041

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 Patrick’s Esker/Dodsboro/Adamstown

Legion of Mary
Are looking for volunteers to help with Prison Visits. Please call Frank 086 3951741

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 meet on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 8pm to 9pm.
We can be contacted through the Parish office: Tel: (01) 628 1018 or 089 2507213, or email:


Parish of Divine Mercy, Lucan South

National Cenacle
The Annual Marian Movement of Priests, National Cenacle in The Basilica at Knock, takes place on Saturday 3rd August 2019 from 12 noon - 5.30 pm
(Tea is available but please bring a packed lunch)
There will be a bus leaving the lay-by at St. Mary’s Church, Lucan at 7.55 am.
To book a place on the bus please phone Michael on 01 8401590.
(Cost €16 - €20 depending on numbers availing of the bus).

Film on the life of Frank Duff
A new short film on the life of Frank Duff, the founder of the Legion of Mary will be shown in the Church of Divine Mercy, Lucan South on Saturday 27th July 2019 at 10.30am.
All welcome.

Daily Mass:
Daily Mass now includes 10am on Saturday Morning

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


Dublin Rosary Rally

Dates: 20th July, 10th August, 14th September and 12th October
Time: 4pm
Location: Dublin, O’Connell St junction of North Earl St. (at the Spire)



Fatima 10-14 September
Accompanied by Spiritual Director
€499.00 PPS
Pat & Phil 087 223 8911

October 4–14: 10 nights €629.00 pps .insurance.

Contact Pat and Phil 087 2238911/ 01 6281436

Medjugorje Irish Centre Pilgrimages. April – Oct. 2019
7 nights B&B and Airport Shuttle service from Dubrovnik or Split for €279 per person sharing. Book any flight - any time and we provide guaranteed airport shuttle service. Call us for further info and book the dates that suit you. Tel. 01 4434510 or email


Accord Marriage Care

Relationship and marriage counselling
“If you can't talk to one another talk to us”
Accord Marriage Care
Lucan, Phone 6010844


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.


AA Meetings

St. Mary’s Parish Centre, Lucan Road, Fri. nights 8.30pm.
Further information – Tel. 01-8420700.