Sunday Mass Readings for May 15 2022, Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year C
1st ReadingActs 14:21-27
Responsorial PsalmPsalms 145:8-9, 10-11, 12-13
2nd ReadingRevelation 21:1-5A
AlleluiaJohn 13:34
GospelJohn 13:31-33A, 34-35


Weekly Offertory Promise amounted to £1795.00

Trocaire to Date £11462.00

Thank you for your generous financial support. You can make your envelope contribution via the donate button on the Parish website home page as well.

Trócaire Boxes Please return your Trócaire boxes to the church at Mass times or to the parish office  or Sacristy at the opening hours. Thank you.

First Holy Communion will be on  Friday 20th May 2022 at 10.30am & 12.30pm..

Please keep all our parish children in your prayers this month.


RECORDINGS Please note, all funerals and Masses are recorded. Please tell us if you do not want your loved one’s funeral recorded.

CEMETERY SUNDAYS After two years of the blessing of the graves by Bishop Treanor alone, we are delighted to welcome families back to pray for their loved ones who lie at rest in the Belfast cemeteries.

City Cemetery-15th May at 3pm

Hannahstown 29th May at 3pm

Tullyrusk Cemetery– 5th June at 1.30pm

St Peter’s Church The Rock– 5th June at 3pm

PRAYERS FOR EXAMS Please keep in mind all the  young students sitting exams in the coming weeks.

Pope Francis @Pontifex  A better future can exist only if it is built by everyone for everyone. No one must be excluded! I dedicated my message for the 108th World Day of Migrants and refugees to this.


SAT: Vigil 6.30pm- Jean &  Hugh Madill

SUN: 9.30am: Olive Burns, Joe Burns, Declan Burns,

12.30pm:  Patricia Mc Stravick,

Geraldine & John Kane,

William Cinnamond

MON:10.00am: Sarah Scott


WED:10.00am: Priest’s  intention

THU: 10.00am: Priest’s intention

FRI: 10.00am: Priest’s intention

SAT 21ST MAY :1pm:Wedding of Monica & Conor . Congratulations!!

NB: In the event of a funeral, the assigned intention will be offered privately by the priest at his first available mass.

Recently Deceased: Martha Cassidy

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Joseph Sergeant, William & Margaret Burgoyne & family, Harry Bleakley, Matthew Snoddy, Patrick Higgins, Brendan & Perpetua Mc Gurk

Accord NI is continuing to offer Marriage Preparation Programme using the Zoom video platform and dates are posted on their website up to end November 2022.

Couples can now book in the following ways:

online  /
or by email to
or call on 02890 233002.

As the programme is virtual, couples can choose a course based on the suitability of date/s and times. Currently, there are available dates for the virtual programme up to the end of November 2022. These dates are booking up quickly and to avoid disappointment, you should book in at least 3-6 months ahead of your wedding date.

QUB Chaplaincy Golden Jubilee Ball The Catholic Chaplaincy at Queen’s University will celebrate its Golden Jubilee with a Gala Ball in Belfast City Hall, to take place on Friday 10 June at 7pm. A drinks reception will be followed by a four-course dinner with wine, and dancing to live band MOJO. The evening promises to be the highlight of this year’s social calendar, giving Queen’s Chaplaincy alumni, across generations, a wonderful opportunity to catch up and share memories with old friends. Tickets are priced at £80 (plus online booking fee) and can be secured by following this link: There is a limited number of tickets available for current students at the subsidised rate of £50 and these can be reserved by contacting Chaplaincy directly at Dress Code: Black Tie

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