Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 16 11th April 2010
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St. MacCullin Mass Times
Saturday Vigil: 19.30. Sundays: 08.30, 10.00, 11.30.
Weekdays: 09.00; Bank Holidays: 10.00.
Holy Day Vigil: 19.30. Holy Days: 9.00, 11.00.

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Helpers Please?
Lusk Parish Newsletter began publication Dec 2009, however we require a second team to stand in to cover holidays and ensure the continuity of the newsletter. If you feel that you have the time and talent to offer this role please contact the parish office or any member of the Parish Pastoral Council. Tel 8438421, E-mail:

Next weeks Readings
1st Reading is from the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 5:27-32.40-41)
2nd Reading is from the book of the Apocalypse (Apoc 5:11-14)
Gospel: According to John (Jn 21:1-19)

Happy Faces Day – this Sunday, Swords.
Get your best smile ready for this year's Happy Faces Day in aid of The Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland.  For a donation of just €25 you can have a professional portrait taken and receive a beautiful free 7”x5” mounted portrait.  Photographer Denise Cannon from DesignWorks Photography Studio will be in the Harvey Normans store in Swords on Sunday 11th April 12pm-6pm photographing ‘Happy Faces’ as part of this nationwide fund-raising campaign. Contact:01 8021100 or

Lusk Parish Newsletter Publication
For inclusion of items related to the church and parish in the Lusk Parish Newsletter, please e-mail the Parish office ( by 12 noon on the Wednesday of the week of publication. The Parish Pastoral Council reserves the right to edit all submissions. 

Get your joints in Motion
Be part of the Arthritis Ireland ‘Get Your Joints in Motion’ Walking Challenge 2010 Ireland’s only walk for people with arthritis in aid of people with arthritis. Join our Celebrity walkers Senator David Norris and Celia Holman-Lee along with hundreds of other participants who will be taking part in the Arthritis Ireland ‘Get Your Joints in Motion’ Walking Challenge in the Phoenix Park at 11am on Sat 8th May 2010.

Irish Hospice Foundation
Postgraduate Diploma/M.Sc. in Bereavement Studies in conjunction with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). The course is accredited by NUI. This two-year, part-time programme is designed to equip participants with an understanding of the theory and practice of approaches to bereavement and loss. It is likely to appeal to those working in a range of health and community settings. DEADLINE for Applications: April 23, 2010 For further information contact Maura Dunne, Education Administrator, Irish Hospice Foundation, Morrison Chambers, 32 Nassau Street, Dublin 2.  Tel: 01 6793188 Email: The course profile and application form can be downloaded through our education and training section on our website (

Challenge yourself to a cycle that matters. Join us on one of our cycles in July 2010 from either Dublin to Paris or Paris to Geneva.

The Marriage Course:
Designed fro any married couple or couple living together in long-term relationship, whether the relationship is strong or struggling. Venue: Taylors Three Rock Pub, Grange Road, Rathfarnham. Tuesdays 13th Apr - 25th May, 19.45-22.00. €100.00 per couple., 086-2566895

The Marriage Preparation Course:
5 week pre-marriage course, Glenageary, 5 Tuesdays 20th Apr. – 18th May. 19.30-21.45 with meal. €120.00 per couple.  Contact  Paddy Monaghan, , 087-2382941.