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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 29th Aug 2021

Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time29 August 2021What’s on the inside‘It’s what’s on the inside that counts.’ How often do we hear this? Yet we get contradictory messages and we are also bombarded with messages about how we should dress or act, or what is appropriate behaviour. Rules about outward behaviour govern many aspects of life, […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 22nd August 2021

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time22 August 2021Leap of faithChildren are often adept at looking beyond the practicalities and seeing the possibilities. Where a parent or guardian might only see a messy room in need of tidying, a child sees an obstacle course, a castle, a jungle, a magical fairy forest. It can be refreshing to […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin Sunday 25th July 2021

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 25 July 2021  Grandparent’s Day Gift of loveWe meet Jesus today in a situation of need. The crowds have followed him and they are hungry. Jesus challenges his disciples to provide a meal for them. When they object that they don’t have enough money, and only a tiny amount of […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 20th June 2021

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time 20 June 2021 ‘Let us go across to the other side’ ‘Let us go across to the other side’ is an important phrase in Mark’s Gospel which occurs many times. Jesus and the disciples are crossing the Sea of Galilee from what is a predominantly Jewish area to a more […]

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St Agnes’ Parish Bulletin 13th June 2021

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 13 June 2021   ‘It is like a mustard seed’ Something we may not often think about is Jesus’ earthly relationship with creation. Jesus walked everywhere, went to quiet places to pray, preached from mountains, from boats on the water; his followers included fishermen in tune with the rhythm of […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 6th June 2021

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) 6 June 2021 He has gone out of his mind’ In the Gospel today we read that Jesus has returned home and causes quite a commotion on his arrival. Word about this healer and teacher has gotten around, the crowds have gathered, and the religious […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 23rd May 2021

Pentecost Sunday23 May 2021The Spirit will guideIn today’s Gospel, we see that Jesus is comfortable with an element of mystery. Speaking to the disciples before his arrest, Jesus is preparing them for the gift of the Spirit. The word he often uses is ‘Advocate’, meaning helper or comforter, indicating the disciples will not be left […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 16th May 2021

The Ascension of the Lord 16 May 2021   World Communications DayGo out to the whole worldToday marks the 55th World Communications Day, and the theme for this year is ‘Come and See: Communicating by encountering people where and as they are’. In his message to mark the occasion, Pope Francis emphasises the importance of […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 21st March 2021

Parish News…   Guidance for the Celebration of Mass and the Sacraments Diocese of Down and Connor 18 March 2021 Following engagement with Executive Office and Department of Health officials, the Northern Bishops have indicated that the celebration of Mass and the Sacraments, with the physical presence of a congregation, may resume from 26 March […]

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ST AGNES PARISH BULLETIN 14TH MARCH 2021

Parish News…   MASS TIMES DURING LENT Daily Parish Mass (Via Webcam & Parish Radio only at present) will continue as normal:-  MIDWEEK + WEEKEND  MASSES : Monday – Saturday @10am  &   Sunday @ 9.30am   STATIONS OF THE CROSS  Each Friday in Lent Fr Thomas will conduct the Stations of the Cross @ 7pm ( Via our Webcam […]

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