Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 4 30th January 2011
PARISH NEWSLETTER: If you would like an item placed in the parish newsletter in any given week you must contact the parish office (luskparish@eircom.net) by 12 noon on the Wednesday of the week of publication. 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

Parish School Enrolments for Sept. 2011

Lusk National School: enrolment packs for Sept 2011, are available to collect from the school office until Fri 16th Feb 2011. These packs may be collected and returned between 9.30 am and 3 pm during school days.  All enquiries should be made to the school office at 8437738.
Corduff National School: Applications forms to enrol pupils for Sept 2011 are now available for collection from the school. A limited number of places are available. Completed applications must be received by Fri 4th Feb at 12.30pm  

Lusk Community Council: The Annual General Meeting of Lusk Community Council will take place on Wed 2nd Feb at 9pm in the Carnegie Library Community Centre at The Green, Lusk. All are welcome.

Lusk ICA: The February meeting of Lusk I.C.A. will take place on Wednesday 2nd at 8.30pm in the scout den. We look forward to seeing all our members and as usual new members are very welcome.

The Mobile Music School: Based on 15 years experience the Mobile Music School specialises in high quality music tuition at sensible rates. Located in Balbriggan and Swords, the school is currently enrolling for its new term commencing in February. For more information please contact Shay on 087 299 5666.

19th World Day of the Sick: All are invited to participate in a Mass and celebration of the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick on Sunday 6 February 2011 at 3.00 p.m. St. Anthony’s Church, Clontarf, led by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Lusk Active Retirement Association: Monthly meeting on Wed 2nd Feb. 2011 at 10:30 a.m. in Lusk scout den. All Residents over 55 years welcome to attend.

The Divine Mercy Conference:  will take place on 19th and 20th February in the RDS Main Hall, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. The theme of the Conference is “Remain in My Love” John 15:9.  All are invited to attend. Full details on the Conference can be found on www.divinemercyconference.com

Emmanuel Programme 2011: The 5th Emmanuel celebration of liturgical music in Second Level Schools will come to a glorious conclusion in the Mahony Hall, Helix Centre, on Wednesday & Thursday 23rd & 24th March at 8.00 p.m.  Book your tickets at www.helix.ie 

The International Eucharistic Congress 2012

The 50th International Eucharistic Congress is to be held in Dublin 10th June 2012. www.iec2012.ie.

So what happens at the Eucharistic Congress?
It is a week long programme of events, linking faith and culture, with a particular focus on the gathering of people of every nation, language and way of life around the table of the Lord. The opening ceremony of the Congress will be celebrated in the afternoon of Sun 10th June 2012 (The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of the Lord).  The key events of the IEC program will include the daily sessions of catechesis given by bishops from different parts of the world, as well as testimonies offered by Christians who have a story of faith to share. The closing ceremony and Statio Orbis will take place on Sun 17th Jun 2012.

Sample of Activities:
Morning prayer, exhibitions, workshops, panel discussions, music, drama, youth activities, concerts, film, catechesis, testimony & Eucharist. A more detailed programme of activities will follow