Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 12 14th March 2010
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Next Weeks Readings: Sat 20th & Sun 21st Mar
1st Reading is from the prophet Isaiah (Is 43:16-21)
2nd Reading is from the first letter of St. Paul to Philippians (Phil 3:8-14)
Gospel: A reading from the holy Gospel according to John(Jn 8:1-11).

St. Patrick’s Day: Masses for St. Patrick’s Day will be on Tuesday 16th March at 19.30 and Wednesday 17th March at 09.00 and 11.00. St Patrick

First Reading: A reading from the prophet Isaiah (Is 49:8-15)
Gospel: A reading from the holy Gospel according to John (Jn 5:17-30).

Lusk Scouts Balloon Race will be held directly after 9am mass on St Patricks Day, we hope you can come along and join us

Fingal Senior Citizens Network is holding a Tea Dance on the 24th March from 2.30pm to 5pm in The Carnegie Court Hotel, Swords.
Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be served at the event. There will also be a raffle and door prizes. Tickets cost €8.
Further information: Jim Collier (A.R.A.) 087 2865946, Dorothy Robinson (MARA) 8451232, Chris Reilly (Fingal Home Care) 8401886 or Kay O Brien (Rush) 8439064.

Lusk Scouts Quiz will be held in the GAA on Wednesday 24th March at 9pm /team of 4 will cost €24

The March Edition of the e-Good News is now available on the Diocesan Website

Emmanuel 2010: Come to the Helix on either 24 or 25 March 2010 at 8.00 p.m. when over the two days 1200 second level students from around the Diocese will sing a programme of liturgical music accompanied by an orchestra. A project of the Diocesan Music Commission.

Avila Carmelite Centre of Spirituality: Presents a series of events which are happening in the months ahead. For full details please see

Retreats in Lismullin 2010: Lismullin is an educational venture of the Opus Dei prelature, which helps men and women to follow the Gospel in their daily lives and to direct their ordinary work and family activities to God. Retreats from January to June 2010-The theme for these retreats will be: ‘Finding God in everyday life’

Out and about with Passport for Leisure
Dublin City Council’s Passport for Leisure scheme is going from strength to strength. Aimed at the over 55’s, it offers members discounted, and sometimes free, access to a wide range of Dublin City Council sport, leisure and recreational facilities. So whether you’re a golfer, a swimmer or enjoy the odd game of Boules there is something for everyone. Subscription to the scheme only costs €10 for the year. Members can also avail of special discounts on great days out, such as 2 for 1 entry to the GAA Museum, National Wax Museum, Liffey Cruises, Shelbourne Park and Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadiums. Also included is 10% discount into Dublin Zoo and Old Jameson Distillery. Further to these saving members are also given free access to the Dublin City Walking Tours. These will insure that you can enjoy a great day out with your friends and family while making sure that your change stays where it belongs, in your pocket. In addition, there is also a range of shopping discounts and coupons for shops and other leisure facilities nationwide including Dunnes Stores.
Passport for Leisure, now in its third year, has proven to be a huge success having attracted over 27,000 members. Information on how to become a member can be found at our website or by calling 01 618 5000.
“Remember, Dublin is your city; don’t miss this great opportunity to get out and about.”