Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 45 31st October 2010
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As Fr.Joe Mullan settles into his new ministry in the parish of Rathgar, Lusk Parish Pastoral Council, on behalf of the people of the parish, wishes a Cead Mile Failte to our new Parish Priest, Fr Paul Hampson, who joins our community from a position in the education field in Tallaght. We look forward to assisting Fr.Paul and Canon Fitzgibbon on their shared mission.

Lusk ICA:
The November meeting of Lusk I.C.A. will take place on Wednesday 3rd in the Scout Den at 8.30.
As always new members are very welcome.

Next Weeks Readings
Sun 7th November

First Reading: Second Maccabees 7:1-2, 9-14
Second Reading: Second Thessalonians 2:16--3:5
Gospel: According to Luke 20:27-38. Page 55 of
The Gospel Of LukeCelebrating the Year of Evangelisation

Afternoon of Prayer:
Afternoon of Prayer for vocations to priesthood and religious life: 31st October in the Oratory at Clonliffe College, Clonliffe Road Dublin 3. Commencing 2.00pm and concluding with Mass at 4.30pm.
Celebrant: Fr Eamonn Bourke, Diocesan Director of Vocations and Chief Chaplain to St Joseph's Young Priests Society.
All welcome, so please invite your friends along. Phone enquiries (01) 493 8965.

Richard Leonard Talk:
Richard Leonard SJ, will speak on his new book, Where the Hell is God? – In Gardiner St Church, Tuesday November 16th at 7.30 p.m.
All welcome to hear him, and meet him. Donations Welcome.

Please feel free to take a copy of the Lusk Parish Newsletter home with you for your perusal in the comfort of your own home or to share with your neighbours or friends.

Dublin County Choir Concert:
The Dublin County Choir is holding a concert of much loved music including John Rutter: Requiem. Also works by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Franz Lehar, Giuseppi Verdi, Leonard Cohen etc.
The concert is in support of St. Vincent de Paul.
Venue: St. John the Evangelist Church, Ballinteer.
Date: 6th November 2010 at 8.00 pm. Tickets: €15 – available from Parish Office (4994203), choir members or at the Church on the night.

Lusk Athletic Club:

On Sunday the 31st, a total of 25 athletes aged 8 to 15, will represent Lusk at the Dublin Championships. If successful the athletes will qualify to travel to the All-Ireland competition in Derry in late November.

This year the event takes place in Santry Demense adjacent to Morton Stadium. The first race is at 11:30am and all support would be greatly appreciated.

Registration for the Uneven ages (Under 11 to Under 17) cross country is now open and anyone wishing to take part should give their name at training.

Congratulations to Darren Ryan and Shane McNally on coming 4th and 2nd respectively in the Dublin Cross country leagues and well done to all others who took part and represented their club.

Marriage Encounter: Husbands and Wives
Before the Christmas rush starts in earnest, why not give your spouse a special gift of a marriage enrichment weekend away with you in beautiful Killarney from 26th (8pm) to 28th (4pm) November 2010.
Presented by Marriage Encounter, this is a break with a difference that will help rekindle and enrich the love and joys that you share together. It is for both the recently married and for those married for many years.
For details and booking visit:   or phone (01) 832 4429