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.

  • 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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  • Divine Bloom Update
    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. They are meeting at the

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  • Divine Mercy in Bloom
    There is now a newly formed gardening team of volunteers in Divine Mercy who have been hard at work in the beautiful sunshine brightening up the Church grounds. 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. Thanks to the very generous and appreciated donations of friends of the parish a team of volunteers have been busy planting around the Church and as I am sure you can see from the pictures

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  • FaithFest Online
    Join us for an evening of games, music, workshop, chats and prayer for 13-18 year olds. Faithfest will take place 5 March from 6:30 – 8:30 online. You can register online using this link: https://forms.gle/DwKDsXCuTornHFYA8 Closing date for Registration is February 25th.
  • Ash Wednesday and Lent
    The approaching season of Lent is described as a joyful season. Despite the difficulties and restrictions we face, Lent gives us an opportunity to rediscover who we are and the life-giving message of the Good News. Unfortunately this year we are unable to mark Ash Wednesday in the traditional way. It is in solidarity with one another and with all our neighbours that we must continue to strictly adhere to social distancing, hand sanitising and the wearing of face coverings. The threat of Covid-19 remains stubbornly present in our communities, this year Ashes should not be distributed in the traditional

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  • Accord Annual Collection
    ACCORD Dublin’s Annual Collection takes place this weekend 13th & 14th February. We realise that it will be much more difficult for parishioners to support ACCORD this year – although the demand for their services is greater than ever. We would kindly ask our parishioners who wish to donate to ACCORD to do so through the DONATE button here on our website or directly to ACCORD on their website www.accorddublin.ie
  • Preparing children for Sacraments in 2021
    Please find below the link to a recorded message by Archbishop Dermot Farrell to the parents of children due to receive the sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation this year. It expresses to them and to parish communities the broad approach which is being taken: there is no pressure to celebrate the sacraments by any given deadline; we should use this time of uncertainty to support families to nurture their children as they journey towards the sacraments whenever they can be safely celebrated; and we are creating supports and resources for parishes to draw on in their accompaniment of

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  • Confirmations in Dublin Diocese
    Letter to all Dublin parishes on 9th February 2021 These continue to be strange days for us all. The pandemic continues to dominate the news cycles and, in fact, large parts of our lives. We are all doing what we can to contain its spread. I thank you, most sincerely, for all that you have done in the parishes to continue to journey with people through a variety of means – for, now, the best part of this past year. Naturally questions have arisen about the celebration of Sacraments in our parishes. I can understand the uncertainty that has arisen

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  • Happy New Year
    Happy New Year to you all from everyone in the Lucan South Parish team. You may be interested to read the New Year’s message from the Church Leaders of Ireland which is available on the Catholic Bishops website. Finally a reminder that mass is online only at the following times: Sunday: 10:30am Monday – Friday: 9:15am Saturday: 10am