St Agnes’ Parish Bulletin 1st September 2019

Parish News…

Last week’s Weekly Offertory Promise collection amounted to £2442.00

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

Morning Prayer Starts again this Monday 2nd September at 9.40am. Everyone Welcome

ANNUAL BELFAST PIONEER MASS will take place on Wednesday 18th September 2019 here in St Agnes’ Parish Church @ 7pm. Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be provided afterwards in our Parish Hall. Anyone wishing to be presented with emblems/ certificates please contact Pat 92 629959, Roisin 90 646957, Josephine 90 617116 or Mary on 94 423956.

Wednesday 18th September an Optometrist will be visiting the Hall at 11am. Refreshments will be provided. All welcome

Wednesday 25th September Marie Curie will be having a Coffee Morning after the 10am Mass. Please all come along and support this worthy charity.

START BACK DATES FOR PARISH HALL ACTIVITIES

Mother and Toddlers Tuesday 10th September 10am-12pm

Adult Set Dancing Classes Thursday 5th September 8pm-9.30pm. Newcomers welcome.

Weight Watchers every Wednesday Morning from 9am –11.30

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

Remember in Prayer…

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Michael Moss, Betty McNulty, Josephine Gibbons, Richard Mc Stravick, Margaret Dunne, Joseph Marley, Rose Macklin, Devlin & Mc Shane family ( Deceased ),   William Murphy, Paul Martin Floyd, John & Ellen Mc Alinden.

Eternal rest grant unto them , O Lord!

What’s on Locally…

DRUMALIS RETREAT September 6th & 7th Anyone interested contact Pat on 90 617082. See poster in porch.

March For Their Lives: Please join us at this URGENT MARCH at Custom House Square, Belfast, on September 7th from 2.00pm, to show our politicians that abortion is NOT IN OUR NAME and demand that Stormont is reconvened before 21st October 2019. For more information on buses leaving from your area, please contactPrecious Life on 028 9027 8484 or email info@preciouslife.com

Marriage Enrichment Weekend offers married couples of all ages in a good relationship, private time to rekindle the joy of their love. The next (residential) Weekends (Fri 8pm to Sun 4:30pm) will be held at the Dromantine Conference Centre, Newry from 13 – 15 Sep 2019  and at The Lake Hotel Killarney from 15 -17 Nov 2019. For info. and to book, visit www.marriageencounter.ie or phone 087 784 0408 [ROI] or 0770 281 2321 [NI].

NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS PILGRIMAGE Sunday 8th September in Knock. For information, email info@catholicgrandparentsassociation.org

FOR THE SOUL OF THE NATION Prayer gathering in St. Anne’s Cathedral on Monday 2nd September at 8pm. www.facebook.com/forthesoulofthenation.

Coastal Rosary for Life, Faith and Love Join in with thousands of people all around Ireland, as we gather on our coasts, near rivers, in our churches, at grottos etc. to pray the Rosary for Life, Faith and Love on Sunday, 13 October at 2.30pm.  We will join in with many countries around the world. To register a location please visit www.coastalrosaryireland.ie or text/call 087 278 6552

RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS …is for individuals from any faith background (and none) who want to explore the Catholic faith. Weekly in St. Mary’s Church, Chapel Lane, starting 24th October at 7.30pm. Email rcia@downandconnor.org or ring Fionnuala on 07702073895

FAITH AND LIFE CONVENTION (SAT 28TH SEPT) ..in Our Lady & St Patrick’s College. Online bookings at www.faithandlifeconvention.org. Theme “Faith in a Better World” and our Keynote Speaker will be Michel Camdessus. former Director of the International Monetary Fund and member of the Pontifical Council on Justice and Peace. The keynote speech will be followed by a panel discussion. The highlight of the day for many people is the variety of workshops on offer, and this year we have an impressive lineup of local and international speakers. All are welcome.

IF YOU BUT KNEW THE GIFT OF GOD…” Silent retreat with Fr. Kilian Byrne, in Dromantine, 14th-20th October. £410stg full board. Contact: Helen : 00353 86 1678027/ hellywilliams@gmail.com or visit www.foyerofcharity.ie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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