St Agnes Parish Bulletin 29th September 2019

Parish News…

Last week’s Weekly Offertory Promise collection amounted to £2242.00

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

FAMILY MASS We are introducing a monthly Mass emphasizing the importance of Family Life.  Different generations of families – children, parents and grand-parents – will be invited to take part in the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful and the Offertory Procession. These Masses will be the 12.30pm Mass on the Second Sunday of each month, beginning on 13 October. If you and your family wish to be involved, please contact the Parish Office, the Sacristy or speak to Fr McGlynn.

HOLY CHILD PRIMARY SCHOOL Cordially invite pupils, parents, family members (past and present) along with St. Agnes’ Parishioners to the 60th Anniversary Mass to be held on Thursday 3rd October 2019 10:00am in St. Agnes’ Church . Celebrant: Fr McGlynn Presiding: Bishop Walsh .

The Belfast Regional Pioneer Council wish to thank very sincerely the Parish Priest Fr. Thomas McGlynn and the Parish of St Agnes for hosting their Annual Pioneer Mass. It was greatly appreciated.

THANKYOU To everyone who came and donated to the Macmillan Coffee Morning on Thursday. A total of £298 was raised, special mention to Masons Deli for their beautiful sandwiches.

WATCH FOUND Call into Sacristy for further details.

Remember in Prayer…

Recently Deceased:Anthony ( Tony) Devin.

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Kathleen & Bobby Clarke, Desmond Mc Cambridge, Stephen Robinson, Shelagh & Desmond Schiess, Patricia Hanvey, Tom Morgan, Richard & Damian Wilson, Augustine Breen, Ellen Rouse, Brenden Carey, Dympna O’ Rourke, Harry Sergeant, Martin Sergeant.

Eternal rest grant unto them , O Lord!

What’s On…


Cleaner required 6.30am to 9.15am Monday to Friday Lunchtime supervisor required for 12 noon to 1.30 Monday to Friday. Please apply by letter to Bunscoil Phobal Feirste, 11 Rosgoill Park, Belfast, BT11 9QS or call 028 90301598 for more information.

EXTRAORDINARY MISSION MONTH [EMM] OCTOBER 2019 THEME “BAPTISED AND SENT” This October through an Extraordinary Mission Month declared by Pope Francis, the Diocese invites us to embrace the vision of a Missionary Church by celebrating the contribution of our Diocese to the missions abroad. To mark EMM2019 we will be holding 3 major events in October – •Friday 11 October 4.30pm – 7.30pm Missionary Young People and Children’s Day – Braid Parish to include climbing Slemish, Prayer Service and BBQ (bus leaving from QUB Chaplaincy at 3.00pm) •Saturday 19 October 9.30am – 4.30pm A Conference and Celebration of D&C Missionaries Abroad and at Home in St Mary’s University College, Falls Rd, Belfast •Sunday 20 October – 2.30pm Mission Sunday Mass – Together We Are Mission – St Patrick’s Church, Chapel Hill, Lisburn.

CHRISTMAS PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND €1,795 Taking in Bethlehem, Jerusalem Mount Tabor, Cana, Nazareth, Jericho, River Jordan, Dead Sea and Sea of Galilee. Contact James Treacy 00353860572216. Ex Dublin.

KNOCK A day in Honour of Our Lady – “Calling all Families”. Consecrate your families to Our Lady on Saturday, 6th October in Knock Shrine at the 3pm Pilgrimage Mass. Followed by testimony, food and music in the Rest and Care Centre and concludes with a Holy Hour to pray for our Priests, Bishops and their Dioceses. To book your seat on the subsidised Bus from Glengall Street, Belfast at 7am, (Donations Welcome, Booking Essential) please contact Human Life International in Knock on 094 9375993 or email:

Annual Legion of Mary Rosary Procession – Sunday6 October 2019 On Sunday, 6 October 2019, The Annual Legion Of Mary Rosary Procession will take place. The procession leaves St John’s Church, Falls Road at 3pm and will process to St Michael the Archangel Church where therewill be a short service of Benediction.  Refreshments will be available afterwards. Rosary beads and leaflets provided. All are welcome.  Please gather at Saint John’s Church at 245pm.

We aim to bring men together to explain and to defend the Catholic faith over good food and drink. Fr Damian Mc Caughan and Dr Brian Ó Caithnia will be arguing, is the Catholic church failing to catechise today. This is a men only event, and you are encouraged to bring your sons and grandsons. 8:00pm on the 5th of October at the O’Neill centre, 28 York lane Belfast, BT1 2LY Find out more: https:/

















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