St Agnes’ Parish Bulletin 20th October 2019

Parish News…

Last week’s Weekly Offertory Promise collection amounted to £2552.00

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 13th October. If you and your family wish to be involved, please contact the Parish Office, the Sacristy or speak to Fr McGlynn.

ONE DAY PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK On the Feast of All Souls, Saturday 2nd November 2019. Bus will depart from St Agnes’ at 7.30am. Cost £15. (Bring a packed lunch) Contact Patricia on 07946917354 or Harriet on 07812098991

NOVEMBER DEAD LISTS Are now available at front and side entrances of Church. Please post completed lists into post box located right hand side of Our Lady of Fatima Shrine. Thank you.

ST AGNES’ SENIORS’ CHRISTMAS DINNER: Will be held on Sunday15th December in the Ballymac Hotel from 1pm-5.30pm. ( Bus will be leaving at 12.15pm sharp to arrive in time for 1pm ) All pensioners of the parish who wish to attend please register your name and meal choice (Turkey & Ham or Fish (Cod) Pavlova or Pudding ) with Kate or Vincent in the Parish Office or Sacristy. Thank you 02890 615702.


Remember in Prayer... 

Recently Deceased. Kevin Gallagher Maureen Keenan, Una Kane, Paula Kavanagh

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Rita Nellis, David Mc Cafferty, Danny & Annie Murray, Rose Mc Garrigle, Rose Macklin, Marie Standen, Joe Mc Grattan, Nora Toal, Isobel Boyle, Kathleen Drain.

Eternal rest grant unto them , O Lord!

What’s on …

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES 24th & 26th Oct; 7th & 9th Nov and 21st & 23rd Nov. Visit or call 90339944.

Catholic Engaged Encounter 21st – 22nd March 2020 A two day non-residential course in Castle Community Centre, Ballymoney. This weekend is a positive way of preparing for Marriage where you will discover how you can enrich your future relationship. Information/Booking: or call 028 2763 8512

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land Tiberias & Jerusalem including visits to the principal sites with Mass at key places associated with the Lord 26th May – 3rd June 2020. £1590 per person sharing. Single room supplement applies. Ex Dublin to Tel Aviv via Heathrow. Please contact Downpatrick Presbytery on 028 4461 2084 or email:


Tuesday Morning OCN ICT Level 2 10am-12.30pm ( recognised Certified quialifation)

Tuesday Beginners ICT 12.30pm –2.30pm

Thursday OCN ICT Level 2 10am-12.30pm.

TROCAIRE ANNUAL MASS for deceased supporters takes place this year on Saturday 2nd November at 6pm in St Malachy’s Church, Belfast, BT2 8EN. The Mass will be concelebrated by The Most Reverend Bishop Noel Treanor and by Fr. Michael McGinnity. We warmly invite you to attend and help celebrate the lives and lasting legacy of these wonderful people.

Autumn gala concert in aid of Trócaire Clonard Monastery Fri 15th November at 7.30pm Frs. Martin and Eugene O’Hagan of ‘The Priests’ & Derry soprano Margaret Keys together with the choir of St. Dominic’s Grammar School. Free admission/ticket required. Suggested donation on the night of £10.00. To reserve tickets visit and Search ‘Trócaire Autumn Gala Concert’ Or email or call 028 90808030.

BUNSCOIL PHOBAL FEIRSTE – FOLÚNTAIS Cleaner required for Bunscoil Phobal Feirste, 11 Rosgoill Park. For more information please call 028 90301598 and ask for Patricia.

RETREAT Fr. Joseph K. Bill Retreat– Given by Fr. Anthony Saji V.C. 5 Day Silent Spiritual Renewal and Healing Retreat at Knock Shrine Monday 4th– Friday 8th Nov. Contact : 07815319710
































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