Last week’s Weekly Offertory Promise collection amounted to £2753.00
Christmas Collection £5540.00
Thank you for your continued and generous support.
REMINDER Please take note of the new revised Mass times which are displayed around the Church starting this weekend.
SINCERE THANKS. Fr Thomas wishes to thank everyone for their good wishes, Christmas cards and gifts. Such kindness and support is greatly appreciated. Happy New Year to you all!
HOLY CHILD PS.
Confirmation meeting is on Wednesday 16th January at 7.30pm in School Assembly Hall.
Service of Light and Commitment at 9.30am Mass on Sunday 20th January .
Confirmation: Will be celebrated on Tuesday 12th February at 1pm
Refreshments afterwards in Holy Child PS.
Blackmountain Neigbourhood Unit from Woodbourne police station– along with local youth groups- will be offering to salt and grit the paths of homes of the elderly, disabled or those with young families during any adverse weather in the coming months. If you leave your name and address with Kate in the parish office or phone the office with your details 02890 615702 we will be happy to help you out in the cold weather.
Remember in prayer …
Recently Deceased: Rosaleen Cullen, Domnaill Burke
Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Eileen & Frank Steenson & family, Michael Mallon, Maureen O’ Neill, Sean O’ Neill, John & Mary Lynch, Rita & Jack Mc Kee, Brendan Mc Callum, Thomas Gallagher, Jackie Cregan, Michael & Christina Duffin, Mary Jane O’ Malley, Hugh Henry, Leo Wilson, Peter Tohill & family, Desmond Connolly jnr & snr, Pat & Margaret & Sean Austin & family, Margaret & George Magee, Charles Mc Girr, Catherine & Luke Mc Cann, Gerard Hall.
Eternal rest grant unto them , O Lord!
What’s on Locally…
Fatima and Lisbon Pilgrimage ex Dublin (last remaining seats) for Feast Day of Saint Anthony 9th/14th June 2019. Full Board €675 pps Single supplement €32
Medjugorje Pilgrimage for the Youth Festival at August Bank Holiday Weekend 2019 one of the biggest events of the year in Medjugorje. ex Dublin costs €725 pps for 7 nights. Payment can also be made in instalments.Contact James Treacy on 061921470 or 0860572216
JESUS HEALS: As we begin this new year it is an opportunity to entrust whatever we’re carrying to Jesus our healer, Saviour and friend. In collaboration with St. John’s parish, Koinonia John the Baptist Ireland invite you to join us for a special moment of prayer in Saint John’s Church on Wednesday 16th January from 7pm-9.30pm. The evening will be guided by Br. Darren O’Reilly and local Koinonia members from the surrounding parishes. It will conclude with a cuppa and opportunity to chat in the parish hall. If you have any questions please contact Mary on 07821 190906 or Br. Darren at firstname.lastname@example.org. EVERYONE WELCOME!
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally observed from 18th to 25th January A Church Unity Service will take place in St Peter’s Cathedral on Tuesday, 22nd January at 7 pm. All welcome.
HOLY CHILD PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT Online Applications & Open Day 2019. Thursday 10th Jan at 1.30pm. 26 Nursery and 111 Primary One places available. Staff will be available to facilitate the completion of online applications forms in the school computer suite on Monday 7th Jan, Tuesday 8th Jan, & Wed 9th Jan 2019 1.30-3.00pm each day.
ST GENEVIEVE’S HIGH SCHOOL Tuesday 8th Jan 2019 at 7pm
HOLY CHILD NURSERY SCHOOL 40 Slievegallion Drive. Tuesday 8th Jan 2019. 2pm-3pm. All welcome
ST. LOUISE’S COMPREHENSIVE COLLEGE Thursday, 10th January 2019. Principal’s Address at 4.30pm and 6.30pm
ST DOMINIC’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL Saturday 12th Jan 2019 from 9.30am-1pm. Principal’s address 9.30am and 11am.
DE LA SALLE COLLEGE Tuesday 15th January 7pm-9pm. Address by Principal at 7pm
ST MARY’S CBGS Thursday 17th Jan 2019 at 7.30pm.
RATHMORE GRAMMAR SCHOOL Saturday 19th Jan 9am-1pm
CBS (All SAINTS) Glen Road. Thursday 24th Jan at 7pm
DOMINICAN COLLEGE FORTWILLIAM Saturday 19th January 2019 from 9.30am to 1.00pm.
Primary 7 girls and their parents are most welcome, as are students wishing to transfer to Dominican College for A-level studies.
Principal’s Address: 9.30 and 11.00 am.