St Agnes Parish Bulletin 4th November 2018

Parish News…

Last week’s Weekly Offertory Promise collection amounted to £2653.00

Thank you for your continued and generous support.

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

ANNUAL MASS FOR THE BEREAVED Will be held in St Agnes’ Church on Monday 12th November at 7.00pm, followed by refreshments in the Parish Centre (St Agnes Drive) Whilst the friends and family of those that have died this past year will receive a personal invitation, all parishioners, and especially those bereaved, are welcome to attend .

ST AGNES SVP TOY APPEAL

After careful consideration St Agnes SVP will no longer be holding their Annual Toy Appeal. Many thanks to all who have so generously contributed to this appeal over the years. St Agnes SVP have decided that financial assistance is more effective at Christmas time to families with children. Our Annual Christmas Collection will be held on the weekend of 1st/2nd December

Remember in Prayer…

Recently Deceased: Bernadette Loughran, Bill Cinnamond, Daniel Mc Caughley

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Paddy & Patsy Cullen, Mairead Mc Kenna, John & Phyllis Mc Goldrick, Sally Montgomery, Jim & Bridie Mc Nulty, Mary & Joe Marley, Mary Mc Keown, John Shields, Carlo Fusco, Fr Derek Jennings, John Mc Givern, Mary Rice.

May they rest in peace

What’s on Locally…

ST JOHN’S WINTER CRAFT FAIR @ ST JOHN’S PARISH HALL

Saturday 17th November 2016 10.30am-4.30pm

Table Hire £15

If you are interested in hiring a table please contact Conor on 07835833039 or stjohnsphevents@icloud.com

WEST BELFAST PASTORAL COMMUNITY MINISTERS OF THE WORD Fr. Gerard McGee (chaplain to Q.U.B.) will present reflection on and preparation of Scripture for Ministers of the Word, (Lectio Divina in particular), on Tuesday 13th November at 7.30pm.VENUE: St Oliver Plunkett Parish Church.

 CHILDREN’S LITURGY LEADERS – Save the Dates The Living Church Office will be hosting a series of development days for Children’s Liturgy Leaders. The first of these days will take place on: Saturday the 24th November in Holy Rosary Parish Hall, Ormeau Road, from 9.30am – 4.30pm. The other dates are: Saturday 16th February and Saturday 11th May, 2019. Each day will have a different theme and the aim of each day is to encourage, nourish, support and resource those involved in leading the important ministry of Children’s Liturgy of the Word. Attendance at the days is free, lunch and all necessary resources will be provided. If you would like to register for one, two or all three of the days, contact Caren at the Living Church Office, 028 90 690920 or c.collins@downandconnor.org

Pilgrimage to Fatima 8th –15th A ug, Hotel Cinquentenario 4*. 7 nights full board. Spiritual Director: Fr Johnny Doherty Cssr. £629 pp if paid by 10th Dec 2018 £100 off the price . Contact Anne & Charlie Kelly on 02890 200163 or 07955696107

 November - Month of the Holy Souls.Many people choose to abstain from alcohol for the month of November and offer up their sacrifice for their deceased loved ones. YOU CAN DO LIKEWISE. Take the short term Pledge for November and say the Prayer daily: “I promise in honour of the Sacred Heart of Jesus with the help of the Blessed Virgin Mary to abstain from all alcoholic drink during November”.The Annual Mass for Deceased Pioneers will be held in Good Shepherd Church, 511 Ormeau Road on Wednesday 21st November, 7.30pm.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO THE HOMELESS Could you spare a few hours each week for 3-4 weeks, to teach a skill or craft to women in Regina Coeli Hostel? Further details from Sr Marie-Joseph at 90787413

St Genevieve’s High School require Exam invigilators. Please contact Geraldine McConville on 02890925670 the week beginning 5th November.

WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES 2018 The Fifth National Collection for WMOF which will be taken up in our parish on the weekend of 10th & 11th November 2018. Thank you for your generosity to date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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