St Agnes’ Parish Bulletin 14th October 2018

Parish News…

Last week’s Weekly Offertory Promise collection amounted to £2588.00

Thank you for your continued and generous support.

CHILDREN’S CHOIR Are seeking recruits for the Sunday morning 10.30am Mass. If anyone is interested please contact Kate in the Parish Office on 02890 615702

ST AGNES’ SENIORS’ CHRISTMAS DINNER: Will be held on MONDAY 3rd December in the Ballymac Hotel from 1pm-5.30pm. ( Bus will be leaving at 12.15pm sharp to arrive in time for 1pm ) 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.

NOVEMBER DEAD LISTS Are now available at front and side entrances of Church. Please post completed lists into post box located right hand side of Our Lady of Fatima Shrine. Thank you

THE MARIAN MONTH OF OCTOBER Pope Francis invites the faithful to pray the rosary in October, as well as recite the Prayer to St Michael.

ONE DAY PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK On the Feast of All Souls, Friday 2nd November 2018. Bus will depart from St Agnes’ at 7.30am. Cost £15. (Bring a packed lunch) Contact Patricia on 07946917354 or Harriet on 07812098991

Remember in Prayer…

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Martin Darragh, Margaret Dunne, Pat Glover, James Mc Donnell, Nora Toal, Jim Press, Charles and Mary Connolly, Edward(Eddie) Mc Keown, Hugh & Eileen Mc Keown, Kathleen O’ Shaughnessy.

May they rest in peace

What’s on Locally…

MISSION MONTH Next Sunday is World Mission Sunday! Next Sunday, 21st October, Pope Francis is asking you and every Catholic worldwide to come together in celebration of World Mission Sunday. On this very special day every Church, in every parish across our globe will give what they can, no matter how little, towards the World Mission Sunday collection. Your contribution will be used to help spread faith, hope and love by supporting overseas missionaries, many of whom work in some of the world’s most impoverished and remote communities.

Are you making Wedding plans?Prepare for your future Married life at a Catholic Engaged Encounter Course, 23-24 March 2019 in Our Lady and St. Patrick’s Parish Centre, Ballymoney, Co. Antrim. For details/booking: or 028 2763 8512


A reflective time to ponder issues around loss and grief, led by Sr Una Boland, L.C.M. (Formerly Director Hospital Chaplaincy Training Cork). 3rd November – 10am registration & refreshment until 4th November 2pm. Cost £80.00/€95.00

Booking essential: email – Phone – 028 30821964 SMA Dromantine, Newry, Co Down

PERMANENT DIACONATE Candidates who will be Ordained to the Permanent Diaconate today Sunday 14th October in St. Peter’s Cathedral, Belfast. Patrick McNeill St Anne’s, Joseph Baxter Holy Family, Terence Butcher Portstewart, Brendan Dowd Holy Family, Brett Lockhart St Brigid’s, James McAllister Bangor, Gregory McGuigan St Brigid’s, Kevin Webb Derriaghy, Martin Whyte St Malachy’s Please keep the Candidate and their families in your prayers.

National Adoption Week   15th - 22nd October 2018 Family Care Adoption Services is seeking adoptive families for babies, young children aged 3 years and older; and brothers and sisters. To find out more information please contact us at: 02871 368592 or 02890 691133 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm or contact

WERE YOU BORN IN 1921? To mark the centenary of the creation of Northern Ireland, Doubleband Films / BBC are looking to hear from people born in 1921 who might like to talk about growing up, family life, schooling, work, the impact of World War II, etc. Sharon Whittaker- 90243331 or E:






















































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