St Agnes’ Parish Bulletin 17th Nov 2019

Parish News…

Last week’s Weekly Offertory Promise collection amounted to £2672.00

Thank you for your generous financial support to all our collections.

ST AGNES’ ANNUAL CHRISTMAS DINNER: Will be held on Sunday15th December in the Ballymac Hotel from 1.30pm-5.30pm. ( Bus will be leave after the 12.30pm Mass sharp to arrive in time for 1.15pm ) All pensioners of the parish who wish to attend please register your name and meal choice (Turkey & Ham or Fish (Cod) Pavlova or Pudding ) with Kate or Vincent in the Parish Office or Sacristy. Thank you 02890 615702.

SVP CHRISTMAS CARDS Are now available from the Sacristy.

TROCAIRE Global gift cards are now available to purchase from the Sacristy.

MOTHER AND TODDLER GROUP Every Tuesday 10am-12pm in Parish Hall. St Agnes’ Drive (Behind Church)

N.B There will be no 10am Mass on the following dates - Tue 19th Nov, Wed 20th Nov, Thurs 21st Nov, Fri 22nd Nov, Mon 25th Nov and Tue 27th Nov. The 10am Mass will resume again on Wed 28th Nov.

( Please note all weekend Masses are as normal )

Remember in Prayer…

Recently Deceased: Paul Ireland

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Catherine (Kay) Brankin, Owen Kelly, Geraldine & John Kane,. Phyllis & Rosemary Meehan, Kathleen & Leo Mc Kenna, Thomas Mulvenna, Isabel & Amelia Kerr, David Rouse & Geraldine Dunlop, Sean Mc Evoy, Bridget Mc Garry, Brian Mulholland, Comghall Casey, James Hunter, Dominic Webb, Bobby Hagan, Eddie Fagan.

Eternal rest grant unto them , O Lord!

What’s  On…

NOVEMBER – Month of the Holy Souls Many people choose to abstain from alcohol for the month of November and offer up their sacrifice for their deceased loved ones. YOU CAN DO LIKEWISE. Take the short term Pledge for November and say the Prayer daily – I promise in honour of the Sacred Heart of Jesus with the help of the Blessed Virgin Mary to abstain from all alcoholic drink during November”.

KNOCK ALL NIGHT VIGIL New departure form Clonard Monastery at 1.30pm and Westwood Centre Kennedy Way at 2pm on Saturday 7th December returning to Belfast on 8th December at Noon. Price £45 and this includes dinner and breakfast. To book phone Brendan on 02890 665211 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday. ( Vigil starts at 11pm and consist of the Rosary, Stations of the cross Benediction and finishes with Mass at 4am.)

Fatima Pilgrimage 2020 11-18 August for 7 nights. 4* Hotel Cinquentanario Full board basis – £719.00 per person sharing Discount of £100 if paid in full by 13th December 2019 Spiritual Director: Fr Johnny Doherty. Contact Ann & Charlie Kelly on 028 9020 0163

Mass of Thanksgiving and Celebration The Women’s’ Confraternity of Our Lady and St Alphonsus has officially ended this month. A Mass of Thanksgiving and Celebration will be held at Clonard Monastery on Sunday 24th November at 3pm. All current members and past members are invited to attend the Mass.


Holy Child Nursery School

Open Day Thursday 28th November 2019 1.00 – 2.30pm

All are very welcome to attend.

Applications for admission can be completed online at

and can be submitted between Tuesday 7th January 2020 12 noon and Thursday 30th January 2020 12 noon.

Admissions criteria for the school can be found at

HOLY CHILD PRIMARY SCHOOL AND NURSERY UNIT Invitation to attend our Open Day on Wednesday 4th December 2019. 1.30pm & 6pm. 26 Nursery and 87 Primary one places. All parents and children welcome. Refreshments provided.

ST GENEVIEVES HIGH SCHOOL Christmas Fair Sat 14th Dec 10am-2.30pm. Live Music, crafts, Santa’s Grotto and much more. All welcome.

Mass for Deceased Clergy & Religious

There will be a Mass for Deceased Clergy and Religious  - for those who have died and returned to God before us; in particular we remember those who have died in this past year (1st November 2018 – 31st October 2019).

The Mass will take place On: Wednesday 27th November

In: St Peter’s Cathedral (Belfast)

At: 7:00 pm

The Mass will also be broadcast online at:











A Mass of celebration and thanksgiving for the Confraternity of Our Lady and St Alphonsus will be held on Sunday 24th November 2019 at 3pm. All present and former members are most welcome to take part on this special occasion.

















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