St Agnes’ Parish Bulletin 24th Nov 2019

Parish News…

St Agnes’ Finance News

Weekly Collection 17th November £2397.00. Bishops Commission £355.00

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 1.30pm ) 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. Buy a Trócaire Gift of Love and send some love around the world this Christmas

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

CAROL SERVICE On Tuesday 3rd December 2019 there will be a Church Community Carol Service in St Oliver Plunkett Church at 7pm. The local Schools will be singing at this, so please all come along to this wonderful evening of Christmas Carols .

N.B There will be no Carol Service in St Agnes’ this year as this takes its place.

Remember in Prayer…

Recently Deceased: Peggy Hammond, Philomena Stewart.

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Hannah Galbraith, Mary Gribbin, David Rouse, Geraldine Dunlop, Margaret & Patricia Ross, John O’ Rawe, John & Briege Mc Gourty, Marie Ferris, Joe Campbell, Joseph Shevlin, Brendan Ryan.    

Eternal rest grant unto them , O Lord!

What’s on…

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.)

LEGION OF MARY REGINA COELI HOSTEL 8-10 LAKE GLEN AVENUE – Would be very grateful if you could help with donations to provide each of their guests with a bag of gifts on Christmas morning. Any donations would be a great help towards making Christmas a more joyful occasion for guests. Suitable items: Hat, scarf, gloves, socks, nightwear, jewellery, Shower-gel, bath sets, make-up, slippers. All donations to be left into the Hostel thank you.

FATIMA 2020. 11th-18th August. 7 nights full board including flights and transfers. Spiritual Director Fr Johnny Doherty C.S.s.R ( Clonard Monastery) £719 per person sharing. Discount of £100 off, if paid in full by 13th December 2019. Contact Ann & Charlie Kelly on 02890 200163 or 07955696107

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


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 GALL’S CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Sunday 8th Dec 2019 1pm-4pm. Great Tombola Stand – Christmas Ballot- Christmas Table Decorations – Tea -Coffee!! All Welcome

Cappella Caeciliana will present a Christmas concert in St John’s Church of Ireland, Malone Road, at 7.30pm on Saturday 7th December. Tickets (£15 including refreshments) are available from and Matchetts, Wellington Place.








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