Family Offering – Envelopes: €320
(Envelopes & Standing Orders finance the running costs of the Church)
1st Collection (Diocese) – Blue bag: €305
(Priest salaries and sick & retired priests of the Diocese)
2nd Collection – SHARE – €270
ADORATION & PRAYER
*Divine Mercy Prayer Group, on Monday nights; 7:30pm – 8:30pm
*Scripture Sharing on Tuesdays; 9:45am – 10:45am
*Adoration on Fridays; from 9:45am – 3:00pm
Please be mindful of young children when you are dropping them off and picking them up from the Church. Please make sure you see them safely into the Church and collect the on time afterwards. ________________________________________
Parents who wish to have their child Baptised are invited to attend a meeting beforehand. The next meeting will take place in the Church on Wednesday 11th March at 7.30pm
Low gluten hosts are available for anyone with coeliac condition or on a gluten free diet.
The annual collection for Accord, the Catholic agency which cares for marriage and the family will be taken up at all Masses this weekend This will replace the usual Share collection.
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
We are looking for a few new members for our Parish finance committee. Thank you to those who have come forward already. However, in the interest of gender balance we are now looking for some female volunteers. Experience is not essential – just a willingness and determination to improve the Parish. If you are interested please talk to one of the Parish team after Mass or contact the Parish Office. ________________________________________
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Chaplet of Divine Mercy takes place here each Monday
2pm – 3pm.
Please keep Fr John in your prayers as he recovers from his recent operation.
The parish choirs’ practice in the Church every week.
Adult Choir on Monday evenings.
Children’s Choir on Thursday evenings.
Youth Choir on Friday evenings.
No Chewing Gum
Strictly No chewing gum allowed in the Church. We ask for your co-operation please.
Can we give a gentle reminder to anyone who has a standing order form or tax reclaim form to complete; to please return it to the Parish office as soon as possible.
Grateful thanks to all who contribute to Parish funds through the yellow envelopes, by standing order, or by any other method. These funds are vitally important for the day to day running of the Parish. Thank you for your ongoing support.
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:
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.
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.
We celebrate a Family Mass here each Sunday at 10.30am
We would encourage families with young children, and especially those with children preparing for 1st Communion to come along to this Mass as often as possible as it is very child focused.