Below you will find the list of the most recently published parish news so you can keep up to date with what is happening in our parish.

  • Welcome our new parish secretary
    Karen Bougueroua has bee appointed as the new parish secretary for Lucan South parish. We wish her every success in her new role and ask everyone to join in welcoming her. We know that starting a new job can be intimidating, so let us show Karen that our parish community are here to support her. She is a part of the parish team now, and we know she’ll do great things here.
  • Farewell for our retiring parish secretary
    We are announcing the retirement of our parish secretary: Dympna Synnott after 11 years of commitment and dedicated service to our parish. As parish community, we wish to express our gratitude to her and we wish Dympna the very best and a long healthy retirement. As a sign of solidarity and appreciation for her services, I humbly appeal to you all to join both in planning and support in the Farewell ceremony organised for her. It will take place here in the parish premises and a cup of tea will be offered and are all welcome. It will take place

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  • Divine Bloom Update 3rd July
    There is now a newly formed gardening team of volunteers in Divine Mercy who have been hard at work in mixed weather conditions brightening up the Church grounds and providing flowers for the altar. There is always a welcome for everyone and plenty of laughter and jokes as well as cups of tea/coffee. As with all the Church groups they always welcome new members so feel free to come along on Saturday mornings. Divine Bloom meet in the Church courtyard after the 10am mass on Saturday mornings. All welcome! The grounds around the Church have never looked so good. Thank

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  • First Communions and Confirmations Deferred
    Dear Parents and Guardians After all our efforts for the third time, we are very disappointed to convey the following government information to you; “that religious ceremonies such as Baptisms, First Holy Communions and Confirmations should not take place at this time. Further advice will follow on resumption of these ceremonies when it is safe to do so”. The Archdiocese has reiterated this advice. It is most unfortunate as it leaves many families disappointed once again. We realise that so many have made special arrangements and undertaken clothing expenses for the second time, but it is out of our control.

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  • Building Hope Task Force
    Archbishop Farrell has established a Task Force called Building Hope. The Task Force has been asked to begin with an assessment of the needs of the people of the Archdiocese emerging from Covid-19 and to work to support parish communities to undertake a radical renewal, looking to the future with creativity. Sharing your thoughts and experiences will be invaluable as we seek to enable the Archdiocese to act now so as to give effective witness and service in the years ahead. Click on the image below to submit your contributions.  
  • Baptisms, First Communions and Confirmations
    We are aware of the RTE news report that there might be a change to the public health guidelines for First Communions and Confirmations. We have contacted the Diocese who were surprised at the unexpected announcement. They are awaiting clarification from the Government and following this will send out a communication as soon as the situation becomes clear. We will update our website/Facebook page as soon as we have more information. UPDATE FROM DIOCESE: The following public health advice regarding “Other Religious Ceremonies” has now been published on gov.ie   “It is advised that religious ceremonies such as Baptisms, First

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  • Dates for Confirmations 2021
    We are delighted to inform you that we now have dates for the celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation this year in our church. These are subject to Government safety guidelines and therefore may have to be changed. Current guidelines limit the Church capacity to 50 people so we have arranged for multiple ceremonies each day to allow us to schedule everyone safely. Only those children who have registered on our website will have a date/time so if you haven’t yet completed a registration form please click here After you have completed the online registration give us a couple of

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  • Dates for First Communions 2021
    We know that parents and guardians are looking to know dates for the celebration of First Communions and we have a list of dates for the children who registered on the website. To protect the privacy of the Communion children in the parish we are not publishing a list with all the children’s names. You can click on the link below to go to our search form where you can enter your child’s last name and the name of their school to find the date and time for their First Communion ceremony. First Holy Communion Date Search
  • First Communion 2021 Guidelines
    As you know due to pandemic a lot of restrictions are in place. In order to ensure that everyone coming for the celebration of the Sacrament of the first Holy Communion is safe, we have put in place some guidelines. Please take your time to read through the details below and if you have any question or concerns our parish contact details are at the end of this page. What time will the ceremony start ?The ceremony will start at either 11:00am or 1:00pm depending on which ceremony your child is scheduled to attend. Will the First Holy Communion children

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  • Farewell to our dear Deacon Joe
    Some of you may already have heard that after 9 years serving in our parish our dear Deacon Joe has been appointed to Maynooth parish. He has dedicated so much time and care to our parish and touched countless lives from the happy occasions of Baptisms and Weddings to the tougher times of sickness and Funerals. We have been blessed to have him in our parish and know that the people in Maynooth will undoubtedly treasure him too. Please continue to keep Deacon Joe (and all our clergy) in your prayers as he starts down this new path the Lord

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  • 3rd Class First Communions
    We are very aware that the children in 3rd class who were originally scheduled to make their First Penance and Communion last summer have had their ceremonies rescheduled a number of times already and so our priority is to schedule theirs first in July. We have dates in place for the 3rd class children only – children currently in 2nd class will be scheduled later in the summer. To protect the privacy of the Communion children in the parish we are not publishing a list with all the children’s names. You can click on the link below to go to

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  • Dates for Sacraments will be issued shortly
    We know that parents and guardians are looking to know dates for the celebration of First Confessions, Communions and Confirmations. The current advice is that Sacrament celebrations should NOT take place in May or June. We have however been given the green light to start making arrangements for these celebrations to take place from July. We have children who were originally scheduled to make their First Penance and Communion last summer who have had their ceremonies rescheduled a number of times already and so our priority will be to schedule theirs first in July. After that we will look towards

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  • Parish Priest Appointment
    We are delighted to announce that the Diocese has appointed our own dear Fr. Ubaldo Muhindo as the Parish Priest for Lucan South Parish. It is a time with fewer priests available so we are truly blessed with this news. Please join us in congratulating him on his new position and continuing to pray for him and the rest of the clergy.
  • First Communion and Confirmations
    We know that parents and guardians are looking to know dates for the celebration of First Confessions, Communions and Confirmations and while we would love to be able to give clarity we have to adhere to the public health and Diocesan guidelines which are in place. The current advise from www.gov.ie is that Sacrament celebrations should NOT take place in May or June, as shown below. From 10 May It is advised that other religious ceremonies such as First Holy Communions and Confirmations should not take place in May and June. Further advice will follow on resumption of these ceremonies

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  • Divine Bloom Update 13th May
    There is now a newly formed gardening team of volunteers in Divine Mercy who have been hard at work in mixed weather conditions brightening up the Church grounds. There is always a welcome for everyone and plenty of laughter and jokes as well as cups of tea/coffee and biscuits and even sometimes iced doughnuts provided for the team. As with all the Church groups they are always looking for more people to help out so if you want to pitch in get in touch with the parish office and they will put you in touch or turn up at their

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