Last week’s Weekly Offertory Promise collection amounted to £2842.00
Thank you for your generous financial support to all our collections.
CEMETERY SUNDAY DATES
Milltown– TodaySunday 12th May @ 3pm
City-Sunday 19th May @ 3pm
Hannahstown-Sunday 26th May @ 3pm
The Rock– Sunday 2nd June @ 3pm
Tullyrusk – Sunday 2nd June @ 2pm
As part of the Vocations Novena, we encourage you to pray these prayers each day:
God, our Father, may one of our family open their heart to the prompting of your Holy Spirit and answer your call to serve as priest in our Church and respond to your invitation “Come Follow Me!”
God, our Father at the very beginning of your Church your Son Jesus chose twelve apostles to continue your work. Send your Holy Spirit into the hearts of those you call to priesthood. Fill them with wisdom, reverence, understanding and knowledge that they may discern your will and that they may come to the joy of knowing you and of responding to your invitation “Come Follow Me!”
MASS CANCELLATIONS Masses will be cancelled on the following dates:
Tue 14th May-Fri 17th May inclusive
Mon 20th May-Thurs 23rd May inclusive.
Remember in Prayer…
Recently Deceased: Anthony Maginn, Mary Cox.
Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: William & Margaret Burgoyne, Danny Murray, Henry Mc Grillen, Emmet Collins, Peggy Mc Glynn, Sarah Scott.
Eternal rest grant unto them , O Lord!
What’s on Locally…
CONCLUSION OF THE DIOCESAN NOVENA FOR VOCATIONS
The Diocesan Novena has been a wonderful opportunity for us to come together, in churches and homes across the Diocese, to pray for Vocations to the Priesthood here in Down & Connor.
Everyone is very welcome to the Cathedral this Good Shepherd Sunday evening (12th May) at 5pm when the Novena will be brought to a conclusion by Bishop Treanor with the celebration of Evening Prayer.
Deeper Into The Mess: Praying Through Tough Times by Brendan McManus SJ and Jim Deeds is the eagerly awaited follow up to their best selling, Finding God in the Mess . Jim Deeds works in Pastoral Ministry in the Diocese of Down and Connor as well as being a poet and author. Brendan McManus SJ worked as a farmer and in IT before joining the Jesuits. He currently works as a Spiritual Director and retreat giver in Belfast. Deeper Into The Mess: Praying Through Tough Times by Brendan McManus SJ and Jim Deeds is published in Ireland and the UK by Messenger Publications. Priced at €9.95/£8.95
“Dominican College Fortwilliam Job Vacancy: Dominican College Fortwilliam seek to appoint a Cook to join their Catering Team. An application pack can be accessed via the school website: www.dominicancollege.org.uk. The closing date for applications is 4:00pm on 17th May 2019.”
The Natural Family Teachers Association of Ireland Is holding a one-day introductory course on Natural Family Planning Sympto-thermal Double Check Method Saturday 18th May from 9.30 am – 4.30 pm Corrs Corner Hotel, Glengormley For more details contact: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
LOUGH DERG ONE DAY RETREATS Began 4th May and continue on 14th, 19th, 21st, 25th, 26th and 27th. Booking essential. Tel: 0(0353) 71 9861518. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.loughderg.org
LOUGH DERG DAY OF FRIENDSHIP AND PRAYER Wednesday 15th May 2019. 10:30am – 3:00pm. Admission €25 / £22 Advance booking is essential. Tel. 071 9861518 (from NI 0035371 9861518) Email. email@example.com
“The Lumen Fidei Institute” presents a meeting entitled – ‘Crisis in the Catholic Church – The Lay Response’ in the Holy Rosary Parish Centre at 7.30pm on Thursday 30th May 2019. The Lumen Fidei Institute seeks to help lay Catholics in promoting, defending, teaching and living out our great calling as children of God. come and hear Anthony Murphy, Editor of Catholic Voice and John Lacken, secretary Lumen Fidei speak on the role of the laity in restoring the Catholic Faith to Ireland.