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Parish Church: St Joseph's Valleymount.

Parish Priest: Fr. Richard Behan
Parochial House,
Valleymount.
Co. Wicklow
Tel: 045 865751
Mass times: Sunday 11.15 am.
Holy Days:(Vigil as announced 11.15am on the day.

Chapel of Ease:Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Lacken,
Co Wicklow.

Mass Times: Saturday 7.30 pm.



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Due to the current Covid restrictions,  mass will be available on the Blessington Parish Webcam at the following times.

Monday - Friday 9.30 am.
Saturday -          6.00 pm.
Sunday - 10.00 am  & 11.30 am.

Deacon Gerry will also present a 6 week programme
"Exploring the Creed" @ 7.30 pm every Monday, beginning January 11th.
All children preparing for Confirmation and their parents are invited to join on blessingtonparishes.com  Click Zoom meeting.
Deacon Gerry will resume Evening Prayer on Fridays @ 7.30 pm Click on blessingtonparishes.com .

CONGRATULATIONS to the Winners of the final Valleymount Private Members Draw this year
€1000 winners: May Nolan, Tony & Regina Clarke,  Jenny & Glen Cullen,  Kathleen Clarke, Johnny O’Reilly
€ 500 winners: Alice Stones, Catherine O’Mahony, Seamus McDonald, John Holmes, Jane Broe
€ 200 winners: Rose Zeller, Paddy Broe, Anne & Jimmy Flynn, Fiona & Tom Guing, Ann & Martin O’Connor
€ 100 winners Patricia & Frank Donnelly, Fr Richard Behan, Scruff Farrington, John Balfe Lodge Lane, Don & Mary O’Sullivan, Jacinta Shannon, Marie & Peter McDonald, Lilian & Chris Pocock, Mary & Jack Paton, Alice & Peter Byrne

Many Thanks to the group of parishioners who cleaned the grotto, planted spring bulbs and planter boxes in the grounds of Valleymount church after 11.15am Mass on Sunday December 13th
Lacken Heritage Interpretative Panel.

Thurs July 30th, members of
Community, local Councillors Patsy Glennon, Gerry O Neill,  Avril Cronin assembled in Lacken for the unveiling of the Lacken Heritage Interpretative Panel.
 
This project was the combined effort of the Wicklow Uplands Council and Lacken Development Association. The research for the panel was carried out by Alfie Zeller and Diana Gallagher and displays many examples of our rich natural and cultural heritage.
 
All the features were vividly brought to life by the renowned  artist  Paul Francis, The Interpretive Panel  now stands at the heart of the village where it has attracted keen interest from the many hill-walkers and tourists visiting the area in recent months.
 
Also in attendance at the unveiling were Conor Hipwell (Liaison Officer), Brian Dunne, Evelyn Murry (Wicklow Partnership) and Fiona Jones and Edel McGurk from Lacken N.S. (See Pictures Here)
Award
 
Eco Congregation Ireland recently awarded Blessington, Lacken, Valleymount Churches an Awareness Certificate for their efforts to encourage sustainable living and bio-diversity in the Parish.
 
It is hoped to continue with this programme in the coming months and work together towards answering the call of Pope Francis to care for the earth and promote Climate Justice.

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