22 December 2019

22 December 2019

Collections

Family Offering (Parish)
Envelopes: €652
(Envelopes & Standing Order contributions finance the running costs of the Church)

1st Collection (Diocese)
Blue bag: €395

2nd Collection – Red Bag
SHARE – €365
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Christmas Mass Bouquet Cards

Christmas Mass Bouquet cards are available in the Parish office. All Masses on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day will be offered for the intentions of those on our Mass Bouquet list.
Mass offering €5
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Adoration

There will be NO Eucharistic Adoration next Friday 27th December
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Birthday Cards for Jesus

We are inviting all the children in the parish to make a birthday card for Baby Jesus. These cards can be placed at the Christmas tree at the Christmas Eve Family Mass.
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COLOURING COMPETITION

Thanks to all the children who entered our Christmas Colouring Competition; the closing date is this Sunday 22nd December
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BAPTISM

The next Baptism meeting will take place in the Church on Wednesday 8th Jan at 7.30pm
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Christmas Wishes

Fr John and the Parish team would like to wish all our Parishioners a very Happy & Peaceful Christmas and God’s Blessing in 2020
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Christmas Dues

Christmas Dues envelopes are available at the back of the Church. We are very grateful to you for your generosity to the dues and to all of our collections.
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Christmas Timetable

Confession;
Tuesday 24th 10am – 11am

Mass:
Christmas Eve; Tue 24th
9.15am Mass
5pm – Family Mass
8pm – Vigil Mass

Christmas Day; Wed 25th 10.30am & 12noon

Thurs 26th – Sat 28th
Mass at 10.00am

Sat 28th 6.30pm – Vigil
Sun 29th 10.30 & 12noon

Mon 30th – Wed 1st
Mass 10.00am

From Thursday 2nd January regular Mass times resume

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Nativity Play

The Family Mass Group will present a traditional Nativity Play in the Church this Sunday evening 22nd December at 6pm.
Please come along to support them and enjoy the true spirit of Christmas
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Look out for your Neighbour

We would ask you all to please be mindful of your neighbours who may be elderly or less able to venture out at this time. Why not drop in and check on them and perhaps offer to drive them to Mass if they need assistance.

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ACCORD

Accord – Catholic Marriage Care Lucan,
“if you can’t talk to each other talk to Accord”. Professional counsellors available for couples and individuals who are experiencing difficulty in their relationships.
Ph.01-6010844
www.accord.ie

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Financial Debt Burdens

If you are experiencing financial debt problems; please contact any of the following services to assist you to get back on track financially:
www.backontrack.ie
www.mabs.ie www.isi.gov.ie
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COELIAC
Gluten free hosts are available for anyone with coeliac condition or on a gluten free diet

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Child Protection
Please see the Child Protection noticeboard at the back of the church for helpful information. Volunteers who work with children in our parish are Garda vetted and we regularly organise safeguarding training sessions for volunteers.

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ADORATION

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Chaplet of Divine Mercy takes place here each Monday & Thursday 2pm – 3pm.
We would like to invite some new people to come and join us for this quiet time with the Lord.

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CARE FOR THE CHURCH

We would ask you to keep an eye on the Church anytime you are passing. Please report any suspicious activity to the Gardaí in Ronantown;
Ph. 01 6667700

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Parish Choirs

The parish choirs practice here in the Church every week.
Adult’s Choir on Monday evenings.
Children’s & Youth Choirs on Friday evenings.
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Parish Finances

We are very grateful to all who contribute regularly to the parish through the yellow envelopes or by standing order. We depend upon these contributions for the everyday running of the Parish.

Parish Office

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