St Agnes’ Parish Bulletin 19th January 2020

Parish News…

Weekly Collection 12th January £2477.00

Thank you for your generous financial



Service of Light and Commitment at 9.30am Mass this Sunday 19th January .

Confirmation: Will be celebrated on Monday 10th February at 1pm

Refreshments afterwards in Holy Child PS.

TROCAIRE A very sincere thank you to everyone who supported the Parish Trocaire “Gifts of Love” appeal so generously again this year. The magnificent total of £3,006 was raised by the sale of Gift Cards and through donations. You have helped make a huge difference to the lives of some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. Thank you for your continued and unfailing generosity.

Pope Francis@ Pontifex The Lord has so much compassion, He involves Himself in our problems. Let us often repeat this simple prayer: Lord, I am a sinner, have mercy on me, have compassion for me. #HomilySantaMarta.

Remember in Prayer…

Recently Deceased. Joseph Petticrew, Moya Browning, Gerard McNamee, Ciara Edwards (Australia)

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Henrietta Turner, Ann Kelly, David Mc Bride, Maureen Young, Dolores Murray, Deirdre Maguire, Kathleen Mc Carthy, Teresa Hannaway, Owen & Mary Mc Neill, Maura O’ Callaghan, Siobhan Byrne– Scott, Thomas & James Flanigan, Bridie Mc Keown, Pauline Mc Crea, Billy Toner, Billy & Madge Burns, Baby Frank Burns, Mary Smith, Bobby Mc Manus.

Eternal rest grant unto them , O Lord!

What’s on…

The Spirit Matters Too Promoting Spirituality and Dignity in Palliative and End of Life Care at NI Hospice Palliative Care Learning Academy 74 Somerton Road Belfast on 21st February 2020 from 9.30am – 4.30pm – Cost: £125.00 To book visit For more information contact Anne Rogan on 90781836 Ext 4826 or email

Beginning Experience Are you suffering the pain of loss of a partner? Looking for help and understanding? Beginning Experience (a support group for widowed, separated and divorced people) meets every Wednesday evening from 8pm to 10pm, commencing Wednesday 22nd January 2020, in St Bride’s Hall, Derryvolgie Ave., Malone Rd., Belfast. All welcome. For details please contact Phil Tel: 028 90 207645 or Marie Tel: 07896119669

Retrouvaille – A Lifeline for Married Couples: Do you want to improve the communication with your spouse? Do you feel lost, alone or bored in your marriage? Are you hurt, frustrated or angry with your spouse? Does talking about it only make it worse? Next programme starts 7th – 9th February 2020. For information contact Tony & Anne (01) 495 3536, Mike & Anne (01) 450 0922, text or call 086 413 5440, or email or visit

HOMELESS Could you give 2 hrs a week to make a difference to the lives of those who are homeless? Please call Sr. Marie-Joseph 90787413

St Genevieve’s High School requires a Temporary Switchboard Operator/Receptionist, 4hours per day 8.30am -12.30pm. If anyone is interested please contact Geraldine McConville at St Genevieve’s High School on 02890925670

VACANCY – HOUSEKEEPER – JOB SHARE [2 POSTS] A Housekeeper vacancy has arisen within The Cathedral Presbytery, St Peter’s Square, Belfast, BT12 4BU. The post is being advertised as a job share arrangement. The post holders will be required to provide confidential, efficient housekeeping and catering services to the Parish Priest and Priests in residence, whilst ensuring a pleasant, safe, welcoming and clean Presbytery is provided to other presbytery workers, volunteers and parish visitors. The terms are based on a permanent appointment of 2 part time officials on a job share arrangement, which will be made up of: • Role 1 – 15 hours per week – 5 hours each day over Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. • Role 2 – 15 hours per week – 5 hours each day over Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. From time to time flexibility will be required in relation to attendance and hours worked, in order to meet the business needs within the parish and provide cover for the job share partner. Rate of Pay – £8.50 gross per hour. Full details relating to the vacancy can be found on the Diocesan website at: clicking on the tab: JOB VACANCIES Closing date for applications will be 12.00 noon on Friday 31st January 2020.

























Rathmore Grammar School Open Day Saturday 18 January 2020 9.30 am to 1.00pm Address by Principal at 9.30 am and 11.15 am.






























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