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21 April 2019
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Good Friday: Ecumenical Way of the Cross

12 noon: From St Mary’s we process to the Methodist, Presbyterian & Church of Ireland Churches.


Dawn Ecumenical Sunrise Service

Easter Sunday 6.15am: 10th Tee Hermitage Golf Club


Good Friday Public Prayer Vigil for Ireland

A Good Friday public prayer vigil of reparation for Ireland will take place April 19th on Newcastle Road Lucan at 11am finishing 11.45am. Meet at the pedestrian crossing to the campus of Saint Thomas and Scoil Aine schools. The Rosary, Holy Face prayers and day 1 of the Divine Mercy Novena will be prayed under a banner of the Holy Face of Jesus.
For more info: 0852525612


St Mary’s, Lucan


Christian Meditation
There will be no meeting this Tuesday 23rd April.
Wishing you all a Happy and Holy Easter.
Sr. Geraldine

St Mary's Folk Group:
Our next Mass takes place this Sunday 12.15pm.
Please come along and join in the singing.
We wish everyone a very Happy Easter

CASA Church Gate Collection
Church Gate Collection will take place next weekend 27th / 28th April
This collection is in aid of all our CASA Activities including our Lourdes Pilgrimages for many adults and children with a disability together with many sick and terminally ill people.
Please support our collection.
Thank you.

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

Divine Mercy Sunday 28th April 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pm: Silent Adoration and reading from St. Faustina’s Diary.
2:00pm – 3:00pm: Confessions
3:00pm: Chaplet of Divine Mercy
3:30pm: Mass celebrated by Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo; Papal Nuncio Followed by individual blessing with Relics of St Faustina.

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.



St Mary’s Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes
27th to 31st May

4 Nights with Marian Pilgrimages.
Hotel: Croix de Bretons
€549 pps. €50 discount for all deposits received before 17th March 2019.
Single room supplement €120.
Spiritual Director: Fr Philip Curran.
Please contact Deirdre in the parish office 01-6217041.

Medjugorje 2019
May 10: 5 nights. €549.00 pps
May 6: 9 nights €649.00 pps
May 3:12nights. €739.00 pps

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

Contact Pat and Phil 087 2238911/ 01 6281436


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.