1 March 2020

1 March 2020

Collections

Family Offering – Envelopes: €343
(Envelopes & Standing Orders finance the running costs of the Church)

1st Collection (Diocese) – Blue bag: €365
(Priest salaries and sick & retired priests of the Diocese)

2nd Collection – SHARE – €340
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ADORATION & PRAYER

*Divine Mercy Prayer Group – Monday nights; 7:30pm – 8:30pm

*Scripture Sharing on Tuesdays; 9:45am – 10:45am

*Adoration on Fridays; from 9:45am – 3:00pm
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Child Safety

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. ________________________________________

BAPTISM

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
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COELIAC

Low gluten hosts are available for anyone with coeliac condition or on a gluten free diet.
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First Confession

There will be a meeting of all parents and guardians of children preparing for First Holy Communion and First Confession; here in the Church, this Thursday 5th March at 7pm.
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Novena of Grace

The Novena of Grace takes place from 4th to 12th March. Prayers of the novena will be said after Mass each day.
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No Chewing Gum

Strictly NO chewing gum allowed in the Church. We ask for your co-operation please.
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LENT

Stations of the Cross will be prayed here each Friday during Lent at 3pm.
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Finance Committee

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.
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ADORATION

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Chaplet of Divine Mercy takes place here each Monday
2pm – 3pm.
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Fr John

Please keep Fr John in your prayers as he recovers from his recent operation.
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Parish Choirs

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.
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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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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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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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FAMILY MASS

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.
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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

Parish Office

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