Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 27 27th June 2010
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Months Mind
The Months mind mass for Eva Matthews is on July 11th at 11.30am

Readings for 4th July
1st Reading: from the prophet Isaiah (Is 66:10-14)
2nd Reading: from the letter of St Paul to the Galatians (Gal 6:14-18)
Gospel: According to Luke (Lk 10:1-12.17-20). Page 33-34 of The Gospel According to Luke, Celebrating the Year of Evangelisation.

Lusk GAA Nursery 4-7yrs ends Sat 3rd July and will resume Sat 21st July. There are still places left for summer camps,  VHI CUL Camp dates: 5th to 9th July & Hurling Camp dates: 24th 25th 26th Aug. Street leagues dates 16th to 19th Aug
If you require anymore info please contact Shane 0861608672 or Mark 0866021002

Dublin Parks Tennis League
Registration starts on Wednesday 30th June between 2-4pm. All boys and girls between the ages of 6-17yrs are welcome. The venue is at the Tennis Courts in Orlynn Park. The cost is €30 for the month of July. All equipment can be supplied

The Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes
Takes place from 7th-12th Sept and we are looking for Parishes to nominate sick people who have not travelled as sick before. For further information please contact Geraldine 8376820.

Cemetery Sunday is on the 4th July and the gate collection is for the upkeep of the cemetery that there is an envelope in the box of envelopes which can be used for that.

The Irish Hospice Foundation Cycle
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.
Tel: +353(0)1 6793188 See our website (upcoming events menu)

All-Ireland Rally for Life
Speak up for mothers and unborn babies. Join with thousands of others to Celebrate Life! Custom House Square, Belfast: Sat, 3 July 2pm.  Buses are being organised from different parts of the country, ring 01 8730463 for details.

Parish Pastoral Council Members
Meeting Wednesday 30th June at 8.00pm

Balrothery Union Graveyard Monument 
After 10:00 & 11:30 A.M. Masses on Sunday 4th July
Sale of Shrubs And Plants on The Green, Lusk.
All money raised on the day will go towards the cleaning, upkeep & maintenance of the Balrothery Union Cross. This cross was erected in 1918 to the memory of all those interned in the adjoining cemetery. The area has been cleaned by volunteers over the past few years and needs ongoing care & protection.

Loss and Bereavement in People with Intellectual Disabilities Workshop
Thur 1st and Fri 2nd July 2010. 9.30am – 4.00pm. Presenter:  Dr. John McEvoy. Fee €180 (2-day workshop) includes light lunch/tea and coffee. Venue: The Irish Hospice Foundation, 32 Nassau Street, Dublin 2. To book a place on this workshop contact Iris Murray, Tel 01 6793188 or email:

Irish Multimarathon

Crosscare have teamed up with the Irish Multimarathon on the 4th July for a half marathon taking place in Clontarf. All runners, racers and walkers are welcome to take part and raise funds for Crosscare register to fundraise at fundraising@crosscare.ieFunds raised will support Crosscares work in homeless services, community services and young people services.

Help Me To Parent Upcoming Courses
Parenting Teenagers is a full day course on Sat Jul 3rd that will teach parents skills to help them bring up responsible teenagers. It also helps them deal with the everyday issues parenting teenagers presents. 9.30am to 4.30pm Cost 99 euro/person or 180/ both parents.
The 2nd course is for the teenagers themselves. This is a 1 day workshop that will teach teenagers Personal Development Skills. These skills can help
teenagers achieve the best they can and have a good start in life. It also helps with confidence, assertiveness and generally feeling good about
themselves. Tue July 20th 2010 1 Day Course (10am to 4pm). Cost  80euro/teen.

Both courses will be held in the Clarion Hotel Lifffey Valley. Visit our website on to view a short video of us recently talking about parenting courses on TV3, Call 087 6890582

The Peters Pence Collection for the Pontifical Charities will take place on this weekend instead of the share collection.