St Agnes Parish Bulletin 14th April 2019

Parish News…

Last week’s Weekly Offertory Promise collection amounted to £2327.00

Thank you for your generous financial support to all our collections

CONFESSIONS will be available today after the Sunday Masses 9.30am and 12.30pm.

PARISH WEEKLY ENVELOPES   The new envelopes are now available to be collected from the church. ( Main doors) If you are not on the list and would like a box of Parish envelopes please contact the Sacristy or Kate in the Parish Office.

BRING SOMEONE TO MEET JESUS THIS EASTER Light a candle in the Church or at home, for someone you would like to see return to the Church, or come for the first time. Pray daily through the season of Lent for that person. As Easter comes, invite the person you have been praying for to come to Church.

HOLY CHILD PRIMARY SCHOOL Invite you to THE PASSION PLAY The Story of Holy Week. Performed by P.5 Pupils in the School Assembly Hall on Wednesday 17th April 2019 at 7pm. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Collection in aid of Trocaire.

SPECIAL THANKS To all those who contributed to Clare Gillespie’s Hope Zambia Sponsorship.

Remember in Prayer…

Recently Deceased: James Mc Kenna, Orla Mc Manus, Gerard Mc Donnell.

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Vincent Spence, Sarah & Francis Toner, Daniel & Mary Dougan, Patrick Mc Cafferty, Nell Burns, Paddy Scott, Patrick Scott, Denis Spence, Charles & Mary Mallon, Pat Trainor, Eamonn Farrelly, Margaret, Kathleen & Colette Mc Cotter, Paul Denny, John Smyth, William John Kelly, Emma Groves.

Eternal rest grant unto them , O Lord!

What’s on Locally…

PENITENTIAL SERVICES

St. Michael the Archangel Parish Sunday 14th April at 6.45

St. Oliver Plunkett Parish Tuesday 16th April at 7pm

St. Teresa’s Parish Wednesday17th April at 7pm

ACCORD provides counselling services for couples who may be experiencing difficulties in their relationship.

We also offer Marriage Preparation courses for couples preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage. The Belfast Centre is situated in Twin Spires Centre, Northumberland Street, Belfast.

Tel No-028 90339944 Email-belfast@accordni.com

SMA Retreat Centre, Dromantine, Newry is offering 2 short Retreats. 1. Awareness and Mindful Living. Conducted by Martina and Patrick Sheehan. From 10am on Fri. 10th May – Sun. 12th at 2pm. 2. Forgiveness; the journey from hurt to healing, freedom and peace. Conducted by Fr. Des Corrigan SMA Sat. 22nd June 9.30am – 5pm Contact retreat Centre, Dromantine Tel. 028-30821964 E mail: admin@dromantineconference.com

St Vincent De Paul Clare Lodge Holiday Home in Newcastle Co Down are takings bookings for day trips lunches, tea, coffee and biscuits; overnight or weekly stay overs; conference meetings, etc. Everyone welcome. SVDP does not discriminate against Colour or Creed. Open all year round. Any information required contact Regina or Tom on Telephone 028437 22849 or email clare.lodge@svpni.co.uk

Lough Derg One Day Retreats begin on Saturday 4th May and continue on 5th, 6th, 11th,12th, 14th,19th, 21st, 25th, 26th and 27th. Why not take some time and space on Lough Derg personally or as a parish group this May?  A  NEW event for those who serve in lay parish ministry, is our Parish Ministry Day Saturday 18th May. Booking essential. Tel: 0(0353) 71 9861518.

Email:  info@loughderg.org              Web: www.loughderg.org

EASTER REVISION Boost your grade, intensive course, taught by Teachers that are Examiners, 23-26th April. Book online SUCCESSTUTORINGNI.COM

TROCAIRE would like to thank the Parishioners of Down and Connor for the donations received towards their 2018 Lenten Campaign . A Magnificent total of £653, 358.24 was raised.

HOLY WEEK ARRANGEMENTS

 Monday & Wednesday 15th & 17th April

9.40am Morning Prayer of the Church

10am Mass as usual

Holy Thursday 18th April

10.00am Prayer of the Church

11amMass of Chrism in St Peter’s Cathedral
7.00pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper followed by Adoration

10pm Night Prayer of the Church

Good Friday 19th April
10.00am Prayer of the Church
3.00pm The Lord’s Passion
7.00pm Stations of the Cross

Holy Saturday 20th April

10amPrayer of the Church

8.00pm Easter Vigil Mass

Easter Sunday 21st April
Masses: 9.30am & 12.30pm

 Easter Week

Daily Mass: 10.00am Mon, Wed Thurs & Fri.

& 1.00pm Saturday ( No Confessions)

Morning Prayer will resume on Monday 29th April 9.40am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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