Christmas Arrangements 2018

Communal Celebrations of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, with individual Confessions:

St. Mary's Church:

Monday 17th December 7.30pm

Church of the Divine Mercy, Lucan South:

Tuesday 18th  December 7.00pm

St. Patrick's Church, Esker: 

Wednesday 19th December 7.00pm 

Confessions: St. Mary's

Saturday 22nd  December -
10.30am - 12.00noon and 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Christmas Eve -: Monday 24th December

6.00 pm:          Children’s Vigil Mass with Blessing of the Crib.Christmas Holly

8.00 pm:          Vigil Mass

10.00 pm –      Vigil Mass

Please note that there is NO Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve

Masses on Christmas Day: Tuesday 25th December

8.45am, 9.45am, 11.00am, & 12.15pm

There is NO Evening Mass on Christmas Day

Wednesday 26th December: - Saturday 29th  December

11.00 am Daily Mass  in place of 10.0am

Baptisms on Saturday 29th at 12Noon

Sunday 30th December Masses

6.30 pm Vigil (Saturday Evening 29th  December)

 Sunday Morning 8.45am, 9.45am, 11.00am, 12.15pm,  & 7.00pm

Monday 31st December to Thursday 3rd January 2019

11.00 am daily*

Friday 4th January (First Friday)

11.00am Mass and 7.30pm

Saturday 5th January:

11.00am,  & 6.30pm Mass (Vigil for Sunday)*

Baptisms at 12.00 Noon*

Sunday 6th January Masses Feast of the Epiphany - Holy day

Morning 8.45am, 9.45am, 11.00am, 12.15pm, 7.00pm

Please Note:  Normal schedule 10.00am Morning Mass will resume on Monday January 7th 2019

Christmas Eve Village Green  at 1.00 pm

Ecumenical Reading of the Nativity including Christmas Carols, with members of Lucan Presbyterian Church,

Lucan Church of Ireland, Lucan Methodist and St. Mary's Catholic church:
Come and join us in celebrating our common faith.


Parish Office

DeirdreAll other parish business should be directed to the Parish Office located in the Parish Centre  Our Parish Secretary is Deirdre Dowling and she is there on Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri from 9.45 am to 2.00 pm

Phone:  +353 (0)1 621 7041


MarydouglasIf you want to book a special occasion Mass or to obtain a Baptism / Confirmation or Marriage certificate; or indeed to book a wedding or baptism, you can call to the Sacristy before or after any Mass and Mary Douglas or Don MacDonald will look after you.

Phone:  +353 (0)1 628-1487

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil: 6.30 pm
Sunday: 8.45 am, 9.45 am,
11.00 am, 12.15 pm and 7.00 pm

Monday- Saturday: 10.00 am
(First Friday Extra Mass 7.30 pm)

Saturdays after the 10.00 am and after the 6.30pm evening Mass.
Thursdays before First Fridays after 10.00 am Mass
At other times on request.

Sunday Readings

Sunday Homily 2nd Sunday of Advent, 9th December 2018

Gospel: Luke 3:1-6

In the fifteenth year of Tiberius Caesar’s reign, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judaea, Herod tetrarch...Read more

The First Sunday of Advent, 2nd December 2018

Gospel: Luke 21:25-28, 34-36 Jesus said to his disciples: ‘There will be signs in the sun and moon and stars; on earth...Read more

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, Sunday, 25th November, 2018

GOSPEL: John 18:33-37

‘Are you the king of the Jews?’ Pilate asked. Jesus replied, ‘Do you ask this of...Read more

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Save us from a Christmas that begins in November……

Each year I feel that same sense of disgust when no sooner has the Halloween tat been removed from the shelves when the Christmas...Read more


Christmas is a happy and peaceful season for most people, thank God. But we at St. Vincent de Paul are well aware that it...Read more

The Church using ‘the net’

A few weeks back I received an email from a lady in Victoria, British Columbia in Canada. She wrote to thank St....Read more

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Parish notes

Christian Meditation 
We meet each Tuesday at 8pm in The Bungalow. Everyone welcome. Sr. Geraldine, 6217158 

Legion of Mary 
We meet in Room 2 in the Parish Centre every Wednesday at 6.30pm. We are much involved in home visits and nursing homes. With extra help we could a wider range of work in the parish. More info: Peter 01 6241105/Brigid 01 6281686 

St Mary's Church Car Park will close at 4.15pm each weekday. 

Holy Communion for the sick and housebound
If you wish to avail of this service or if you know someone who does, please contact Sr. Geraldine, 6217158 or one of the priests.

Bethany Bereavement Support Group 
Bethany Group is available to listen to or just be there for anyone who is feeling lonely or lost following the death of a loved one. We meet on the 2nd Monday of each month from 10.30am-11.30am, also on the 4th Thursday of each month from 8pm - 9pm. Parish Centre – 6217041

Financial Statement 2017