Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 20 09th May 2010
PARISH NEWSLETTER: If you would like an item placed in the parish newsletter in any given week you must contact the parish office by 12pm (noon) on Wednesday of that week at the latest. If you would like to receive the newsletter weekly by e-mail or have relatives/friends abroad who maybe interested, please e-mail lusknewsletter@gmail.com or contact the Parish Office.

Lusk Parish Website
We are delighted to announce that a new Lusk parish website is now live and can be viewed at www.luskparish.ie

Parish Newsletter
Tell us about your upcoming events, give your feedback, or request electronic version by e-mailing lusknewsletter@gmail.com or contact the Parish Office. 

Next Weeks Readings
1st Reading is from the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 1:1-11);
2nd Reading is from the book of Hebrews (Heb 9:24-28; 10:19-23); Gospel is according to Luke (Lk 24:46-53) Page 67 of The Gospel of Luke, Celebrating the Year of Evangelisation.

Pilgrimage to Rome, Assisi & San Giovanni Rotondo
Places Available
18th – 25th August 2010
Group Leader: Sean Clare
Spiritual Director: Fr. Tom McGree
Contact Sean Clare 8438089

Dramatherapy in Grief and Bereavement Workshop
Places are still available for this workshop, Thur 20th May 09.30-16.00. More details/booking contact Iris Murray, Irish Hospice Foundation, Morrison Chambers, 32 Nassau Street, Dublin 2. Tel 6793188 or email: iris.murray@hospice-foundation.ie
www.hospice-foundation.ie

Masses
Saturday Vigil: 19.30. Sundays: 08.30, 10.00 (choir), 11.30. Weekdays: 09.00
Bank Holidays: 10.00. Holy Day Vigil: 19.30, Holy Days: 9.00, 11.00.
Baptisms
Please contact the parish office. Usually 2nd Saturday of the month at 12.30. Last Sunday of month after 11.30 mass.
Weddings
Please consult with Fr. Mullan at least six months in advance of  proposed wedding date.
Confessions
Saturday morning 10.30 or by arrangement.
Devotions
Monday evenings Miraculous Medal Devotions, Expositions and Benediction 20.00.
Daily Rosary after mass. Friday mornings Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

Ecumenical Prayer Service
in Corpus Christi Church on 14th May at 7.30 pm Taking part, from Church of Ireland, will be Rev. Roy Byrne, Rev. David Oxley and the Homily will be delivered by Rev. Aisling Shine. 

Dept. of Theology & Religious Studies Public Lecture

Thur May 13th, 2010 3pm, College Room 310. Dr Marcus Bray Brooke
An Interfaith Perspective for Faith Communities ‘A Community of Communities?’

www.nostra.mic.ul.ie

Lusk Community Games
Lusk Community Games will be held at 2pm today (Sun 9th May) behind Lusk National School. The competition is open to children from under 8 - under 16 from the parish. Their age on 31st July is the cut off for each event. All must be accompanied by a guardian. There will be medals for winners of 1 track & 1 field event. Qualifiers will represent Lusk in Santry on 3rd/4th July. A charge of €4 per child is needed to cover registration.
Help to ensure that the event runs smoothly will be greatly appreciated.

The final Dublin Athletic Board, Track & Field league competition is planned the 14th May In Irishtown at 7pm. All members from U10 to U16 are welcome to compete. Training continues every Tuesday night at 7pm behind Lusk National school. Details of all activities on www.luskathleticclub.ie

Nursing Home Support Scheme
A new scheme of financial support for long-term nursing home care has recently been introduced by the HSE.  If you or a loved one is in need of nursing home care, or if you would simply like to find out more about the new scheme, please call the HSE Info line on 1850 24 1850 and ask for information on the Nursing Homes Support Scheme, A Fair Deal.  Alternatively, log on to www.dohc.ie/issues/fair_deal

To book a place on this workshop contact Iris Murray, Irish Hospice Foundation, Morrison Chambers, 32 Nassau Street, Dublin 2. Tel 01 6793188 or email: iris.murray@hospice-foundation.ie Website: www.hospice-foundation.ie