St Agnes’ Parish Bulletin 19th May 2019

Parish News…

collection amounted to £2532.00

Trocaire Collection £10254.00

Thank you for your generous financial support to all our collections.

Homelessness charity The Welcome Organisation would like to express its sincere thanks to Kathleen Herald and everyone from St Agnes’ Parish who donated to Kathleen’s 9-mile walk in the Belfast Marathon on May 5. Kathleen raised an amazing £1954.26 for the charity. The money will go towards The Welcome Organisation’s range of services for people affected by homelessness in Belfast, including our Drop-in Centre on Townsend Street and our Street Outreach service. To find out more about The Welcome Organisation visit

MASS CANCELLATIONS IN ST AGNES Masses will be cancelled on the following dates this week: Mon 20th May-Thurs 23rd May inclusive.

CONGRATULATIONS to the boys and girls of Holy Child Primary School who received the Sacrament of the Eucharist for the first time at their First Holy Communion Mass last Saturday. And a big thank you to everyone who helped with the preparation.

Remember in Prayer…

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Mary Porter, Joe Devlin, Mary Flanigan.

Eternal rest grant unto them , O Lord!

What’s on Locally…

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

SAVE THE DATE! A massive All-Ireland Pro-Life Rally will be held in Dublin on Saturday 6th July 2019. Join thousands from across Ireland to ‘Stand for Life’ for unborn children. Coaches will be travelling to the Rally from towns across Northern Ireland. For further details please contact the Rally for Life Committee on 02890278484 or click on


City– Today Sunday 19th May @ 3pm

Hannahstown-Sunday 26th May @ 3pm

The Rock– Sunday 2nd June @ 3pm

Tullyrusk – Sunday 2nd June @ 2pm


Weekday Times: 6:45 am | 8:15 am | 9:30 am | 11:00 am | 12:45 pm | 4:30 pm | 6:00 pm | 7:30 pm | 9:00 pm | 10:30 pm

Sat. & Sun. Times: 6:45 am | 8:15 am | 9:30 am | 11:00 am | 12:45 pm | 3:00 pm | 4:30 pm | 6:00 pm | 7:30 pm . Sacrament of Reconciliation (Fri 21st 9.30am, 4.30pm, & 6pm) Anointing of the Sick (Sat 22nd 11am, 12.45, & 3pm)

Rosary at the Grottos for Faith and Life Ave Ave Ave Maria! There will be a rosary at Our Lady of Lourdes grotto St Mary’s, Chapel Lane, Belfast Every evening in May at the following times: Mon – Thu 6.00pm, Fri 6.30 p.m., Sat 5.30 p.m. Entrance to the grotto is through the side door of the church. The rosary is uniting in prayer with The Rosary at the Grottos for Faith and Life around Ireland this month. All are welcome. Contact Paul 077 3116 7004

Living Church Down & Connor Lough Derg Pilgrimage 3 day Pilgrimage Friday 21st June – Sunday 23rd June 2019. 9:30am on Friday 21st June. The cost of the pilgrimage is £65. For details of travel arrangements and to book a place please call Living Church Office on 02890690920 or email











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