Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 26 20th June 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 or contact the Parish Office.

The Fingal Rural Taskforce invite residents of rural Fingal to an information roadshow in Scouts Den, Lusk on Thursday June 17th from 7pm to 9pm
The Following Agencies Have Registered To Attend On The Day:
* Fingal Leader Partnership
* Prosper Fingal             
* Fingal County Childcare Committee
* Fingal Volunteer Centre
* Fingal Senior Citizen Network
* Fingal Community Forum
* Macra Na Feirme 
* Fingal Co Co

Black Raven Pipe Band Lusk
Cards (Whist) every Wednesday night at 8:45 p.m. in the Old School, The Green, Lusk.
Beginners very welcome and free coaching is provided for those who have never played before. Proceeds go to the Black Raven Pipe Band.

Reminder: 2 weeks to go to the Knock Summer Festival:
Who's there? Speakers/Music/Dance...Sr. Helen Prejean, Psalm Drummers, Dr. Andrew O Connell, Brian Mc Kee, Elation Ministries, Don King dancers, John Waters, Fr. John Harris, Sli Eile, Steve Murray, Br.Shawn O Connor and loads more.
Book your place now for the festival of the SUMMER.
Or call us on (094) 9388100/ 0876927850

Readings for 27th June
1st Reading: from the book of First Kings (19:16-21)
2nd Reading: from the letter of St Paul to the Galatians (Gal 5:1 13-18)
Gospel: According to Luke (Lk 9:51-62). Page 33 of The Gospel According to Luke, Celebrating the Year of Evangelisation.

Round Towers Lusk GAA Club:
Nursery 4-7yrs every Sat 10.45- 11.45am, We are also looking for volunteers to help with the Nursery please contact Shane  (GPO) 086-1608672 
VHI CUL Camp dates: 5th to 9th July
Street league dates: 16th to 19th Aug
Hurling Camp dates: 24th 25th 26th Aug More info contact Shane or Mark McCann (Juvenile Chairman) 086-6021002

Blessing of Graves
Apologies this was omitted last week
Lusk: July 4th 2010 at 4.00pm Mass

Shekinah Training Course:
The focus of this course is to lead the participants through a series of experiential workshops on youth retreat facilitation, while inviting them to deepen their own spirituality and commitment to ministry in the church. The training is run over 8 Saturday plus 3 practical retreat days during Oct 2010 – Apr 2011.
Information on course prerequisites, content, dates and cost can be obtained in the all hallows web site: or by emailing

St Colmcille’s Well:
The annual pilgrimage and ecumenical prayer service at St. Colomcille's Well (at the top of Ballycullen Road) will take place on Sunday, June 13th at 3.00 pm. The theme for the service this year is "A NEW HEART" and the speaker will be Fr. John Byrne OSA from Orlagh Retreat Centre.
The prayer service will be followed by music and entertainment. Come along to pray, play and enjoy.  All are welcome.  

Pathways  Course:
Have you ever thought about exploring your faith…..or wished that you could broaden your understanding of your faith ….. found yourself longing to search for some kind of deeper meaning in life? … perhaps you are you feeling challenged by questions your children or grandchildren are asking about God and the meaning of faith for which you feel you have ‘no answers’ …perhaps you are feeling challenged by all that is happening in the Irish Church right now.  If so, Pathways may be the course for you.   
Pathways is a course for adults who wish to explore their faith.  There are no exams on this course, no written work.  The only qualification is an openess to listening to others, you can just come along and enjoy! 
For more information please phone 8373745 or email us at: to write to: Pathways, All Hallows College, Gracepark Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9.

The Annual Meeting of the Maynooth Union
will be held in St. Patrick’s College Maynooth on Tuesday 15th June 2010. A special invitation is extended to members of the following classes:
Diamond Jubilee Class 1950,
Golden Jubilee Class 1960, (Members of classes between 1950 and 1960 are also welcome)
Silver Jubilee Class 1985,
Classes of 1955, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005
Further enquiries and details: The Secretary, Maynooth Union St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare Phone (01) 708 3615.