St Agnes Parish Bulletin 3rd February 2019

Parish News…

Last week’s Weekly Offertory Promise collection amounted to £2532.00

Thank you for your continued and generous support.

Confirmation: Will be celebrated on Tuesday 12th February at 1pm

Refreshments afterwards in Holy Child PS.

NOVENA St Agnes’ Annual Parish Novena to Our Lady Of Lourdes will begin this weekend at the Saturday   Vigil Mass to Monday 11th February 2019.The preacher will be Fr John Hanna CSsR. Novena Mass times:

Mon-Fri 10am & 7.30pm. Sat 9th Feb, 1pm ( Mass of the sick)6.30pm ( Vigil)

Sun 10th Feb, 9.30am & 12.30pm.

MISSALETTES AND BULLETINS If we could ask you to please put all Missalettes and Bulletins at the end of each seat after the 12.30pm Mass on Sunday as this would make it easier for the people who collect them Thank you

PARISH HALL ACTIVITIES  (ST AGNES’ DRIVE)

Adult Set Dancing Classes Every Thursday 8pm-9.30pm. Newcomers welcome.

Mother and Toddlers Every Tuesday 10am-12pm

Crochet Class Every Thursday Morning from 10.30-12.30pm. All welcome .

Weight Watchers Every Wednesday Morning from 9am –11.30.

Yoga Class Free your mind, body and spirit. Mixed Ability Hatha Yoga Class. Every Monday 7pm-8.15pm & Wedneday 6.30pm – 7.45pm. £5 per session.

Remember in Prayer…

Recently Deceased: Michael Brooks, Annie Burke, Charlie Doherty, Brendan O’ Donnell.

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Anne Mc Cullough, Dolly Boylan, John Clayton, Padraig Ramsden, Michael Cassidy, Paddy Crossan, Joseph Donnelly, Pat & Betty Donnelly, Arthur Loughran, Peggy Ewings, John Mc Cann, Dolours Price, Austin Devlin, Matt & Jane Quinn, Arthur Mc Mahon, Anne Mc Cullough, Rita Mc Cann, Tommy O’ Malley.

Eternal rest grant unto them , O Lord!

What’s on Locally…

Beginning Experience Are you suffering the pain of loss of a partner? Looking for help and understanding? Beginning Experience (a support group for widowed, separated and divorced people) meets every Wednesday evening from 8pm to 10pm in St Bride’s Hall, Derryvolgie Ave., Malone Rd., Belfast. 1st weekly meeting and Information Session: Wednesday 30th January at 8pm. All welcome. Residential weekend at Drumalis 22/24th February. For details please contact Phil Tel: 028 90 207645 or Marie Tel: 07896119669

DOWN AND CONNOR DIOCESAN LOURDES PILGRIMAGE 2019 7 nights 9th – 16th July £725 5 nights 10th – 15th July £650 5 nights 10th – 15th July for pilgrims needing care – staying in the Accueil Notre-Dame £550

YOUTH TEAM 7TH – 16TH July £590 Closing date for Youth Applications 16th March Fares per person sharing, inclusive of return flights from Belfast, transfers, full-board accommodation, insurance and courier services. Application forms available from the Parish Office or contact Lourdes Pilgrimage Office 028 9077 0162 or e-mail lourdes@downancconnor.org

Dublin Medjugorje Pilgrimage Group for the Youth Festival 2019 at August Bank Holiday Weekend. 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 01-921470 or contact Joe Walsh Tours on 01-2410800

Charity Concert at Clonard Monastery 30th Anniversary ‘Homegrown’ Concert celebrating the work of TinyLife, the premature baby charity.

Friday 1st March 2019 at 8pm in Clonard Monastery, Belfast

Artists include the cream of Northern Ireland talent:  Karl McGuckin, Malachi Cush, Andrea Begley, Eimear McGeown, Niamh Perry, St Dominics Grammar School Choir  & Special Guest Phil Coulter

Tickets £20  available from Clonard office, TinyLife office (Bloomfield Avenue) tel: 02890 815050 or onlinewww.buytickets.at/tinylife

OVERSEAS VOLUNTEERING TRAINING COURSE This enjoyable course, run over 4 weekends from February to May, is for anybody who is interested in overseas or home volunteering at some stage or who just wants to learn more about global injustice issues and how we fit in. Training covers Community Development, Health, Global Awareness, Mission, etc. and begins on 9-10 February 2019 in Dublin. Contact Viatores Christi +353-1-8689986 or email apply@viatoreschristi.com for more info.

VOCATIONS “Ask Jesus what he wants from you and be brave!” (Pope Francis) Why not take time to explore and reflect on becoming a priest.  Join us at the Vocations Weekend in Drumalis Retreat Centre, Larne from Friday 15 – Sunday 17 February 2019. If you wish to attend this weekend or would like further information contact: Fr. Kevin Tel: 02890614567 Email: vocations@downandconnor.org 

Pope Francis @Pontifex

Don Bosco had he courage to look at reality with human eyes and with the eyes of God. May every priest imitate him by seeing reality with human eyes and with the eyes of God.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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