Parish Bulletin Notes 8th October 2017

Parish News…

Last week’s Weekly Offertory Promise Collection amounted to £2727.00

Many thanks for your continued support

NEW CHOIR MEMBERS Are urgently needed and most welcome to sing at the 12.30pm Mass on Sundays The Choir practice in the Church on a Tuesday evening at 7.30pm .  If interested please contact the Parish Office on 90 615702

ST AGNES’ SENIORS’ CHRISTMAS DINNER: Will be held on Sunday 10th December 2017 in the Ballymac Hotel from  2pm—6pm. 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 in the Parish Office 02890 615702.

TEMPORARY CARETAKER / CLEANER requiredfor Holy Child Nursery School.  15/16 hours per week. If interested, please contact Gerardine Dorrian on 02890 627 732 between 9:30am – 11:30am for further details.

POPE’S INTENTION FOR OCTOBER Workers and the Unemployed: That all workers may receive respect and protection of their rights, and that the unemployed may receive the opportunity to contribute to the common good.

CROCHET CLASS Every Thursday Morning in  St Agnes’ Parish Hall ( St Agnes’ Drive) 10.30am-12.30pm. All  welcome.

Remember in Prayer…

Recently Deceased: Rose Ann Bailey

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Edward Mc Keown,  Mark Shevlin, Harry Sergeant, Martin Sergeant, Brian Mc Larnon, Tom Teeney, Phyllis & Barney Dorris, The Madden family, Anne Grehan, James & Mary Flynn, Josephine Anderson, Dominic O’ Neill, Susan Flynn.

May they rest in peace

What’s on Locally…

Annual Legion of Mary Rosary Procession, Today Sunday 8th October 2017 The procession leaves St Johns Church, Falls Road at 3pm and will process to St Michael the Archangel Church where there will be a short service of Benediction. Refreshments will be available afterwards. Rosary beads and leaflets provided. All are welcome. Please gather at Saint Johns Church  at 2.45pm.

LOSS AND BLESSINGS DAY In Tobar Mhuire, Crossgar, Sat 11th Nov, 10.30am – 4pm. Price £30, which includes tea/coffee and light lunch .


Saturday 25th November 2017 10am-4pm  Table Hire £15

If you are interested in hiring a table please contact Conor on 028 90314112 or

CATHOLIC YOUNG ADULT CONFERENCE Meant for adults aged 18-40 the conference will take place at the Catholic Chaplaincy, QUB on Saturday, 21 October, 10am-5.30pm. Theme: ‘Answering Objections to Catholicism’. Come to our talks and workshops with speakers including Fr Andrew Black, Fr Martin Graham and the Dominican Sisters of St Cecilia. Cost £10 incl. lunch. To book a place call 077 5337 9110.

The West Belfast Historical Society is meeting on Friday the 13th of October at 7.30pm in St. Michael’s Parish Centre.

Topic: The Patricia Curran Murder

Guest Speaker: Mr Stephen Cameron

All welcome, refreshments will be provided.

A WEEKEND OF PRAYER FOR OUR LAND – In Knock, Co Mayo. Friday 20th October 4.30pm – 9.30pm. Saturday 21st October 9am – 9.30pm. Sunday 22nd October 9am – 2pm. Prayer, Praise, Worship, Teaching, Music, Testimony, Confession, Holy Mass & Healing. Speakers: Fr John Keane, Noel Byrne, Aidan Byrne, Fr Lawrence CFR, of Moyross. Contact Patricia: 0879130909

BEGINNING EXPERIENCE : Support Group for widowed, separated and divorced people meets every Wednesday 8-10pm in St Bride’s Hall Derryvolgie Avenue Contact 9020 7645 for more details.

MISSION MONTH OF OCTOBER Please remember that in two weeks’ time, the Holy Father invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection, the Mission Sunday collection. World Missions Ireland is the Holy Father’s official charity for overseas mission and is responsible for co-ordinating Mission Sunday in Ireland. All of the Mission Sunday materials are available on World Missions Ireland’s website –










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