St Agnes Parish Bulletin 13th January 2019

Parish News…

Last week’s Weekly Offertory Promise collection amounted to £2523.00

Thank you for your continued and generous support.




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.


Baptisms during the year – 88

First Communions – 83

Funerals – 83

Confirmations – 77

Marriages – 8

Remember in Prayer…

Recently Deceased: Peter O’ Reilly, Carina Lynch, Alice Mc Glone, Marie Mc Cluskey, Michael Mc Caughley, Bridget French, Dolores Murray.

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Rachael Caldwell, Eddie Molloy, Tara Mc Grath, Nellie O’ Brien, Charlotte Boniface, Ethna Mc Kenna, Noel Rush, Kathleen Teeney, Gerry Carr, Eileen Emmett, Renee Collins, Rosaleen Agnew, John & Mary Lynch, William Fennell, Tony Donnelly, Anne Dunphy, Sean & Mary Mallon, Bridget Mc Fall, John & Briege Mc Cormick, Henrietta Turner, Ann Kelly, Charles & Sarah Haze, Tommy & Doris Robinson.

Eternal rest grant unto them , O Lord!

What’s on Locally…

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 darren@koinonia.ieEVERYONE 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.

SUNDAY EVENING MASS Will be held each week in St Michael the Archangel at 6pm

Children’s Liturgy Leaders – Save the Dates

The Living Church Office is hosting a series of development days for Children’s Liturgy Leaders. The second of these days will take place on: Saturday the 16th February in the Living Church’s new offices, 120 Cliftonville Road, Belfast BT14 6LA, from 9.30am – 3.30pm. The final session will take place on: Saturday 11th May, 2019 in the same venue.

Each session 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 or both of the remaining sessions, contact Caren at the Living Church Office, 028 90 690920 or


Current Primary 7 pupils and their parents are invited to attend Open Night for newly formed All Saints College in the current CBS Glen Road site on Thursday 24th January 2019 at 7pm. Guests are advised to arrive early due to expected large attendance.








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