Pathways to the Future Prayer God of Love, You are with us in every transition and change. As we enter into this new era with excitement and even some anxiety, we recall your deep compassion, presence, and abounding love. We thank you for the gifts, talents and skills with which you have blessed us. We […]
PATHWAYS TO THE FUTURE This is a time of major change – politically, economically, socially, and within our Church. Change can be unsettling and even a little frightening, especially when it impacts on something that we love, cherish, and rely upon, like our parish communities and how we celebrate our faith. Over recent weeks, we […]
PATHWAYS TO THE FUTURE In St Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus tells His disciples that “the harvest is rich but the labourers are few, so ask the Lord of the harvest to send labourers to the harvest”. We must continue to ask God for more vocations to the priesthood and religious life, but we must also recognise […]
PATHWAYS TO THE FUTURE This weekend we celebrate Corpus Christi, a solemnity of the Church that allows us to reflect on the Most Holy Body and Blood of Jesus Christ. One of the early Church Fathers, St John Chrysostom, understood how the Eucharist draws the whole Church together. “What is the Bread actually? The Body […]
MASS TIMES Sunday: 9:30am & 12:30pm Daily: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 10:00am Saturday: 1:00pm & 6:30pm Vigil CONFESSIONS Saturday: 12noon-12.50pm & 5.45pm-6.15pm BAPTISMS Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month at 1:30pm. To book a Baptism, please contact the Parish Office. A Long Birth Certificate will be required. WEDDINGS To book a Wedding […]
PATHWAYS TO THE FUTURE This weekend we celebrate the great feast of Pentecost, when the Holy Spirit came down upon the apostles. In an instant a group of frightened disciples were empowered to go out and proclaim God’s amazing dream for the world – the Good News of Jesus Christ! When we read about Pentecost […]
PATHWAYS TO THE FUTURE In the Gospel this Sunday we hear the mission that Jesus gives his Church – “Go, therefore, make disciples of all the nations.” And that is still our mission today. Here in Down and Connor, our Pathways to the Future programme has been set up to help us go out, make […]
PARISH NEWS PATHWAYS TO THE FUTURE As a Church we are called to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ and share his love in the world. But we realise that our current way of doing things is getting more difficult to sustain. With smaller congregations and fewer priests we have to find new ways […]
From Pope FrancisThis is the decisive sentence ofJesus. Today he says: “I am theway” (14: 6). To ascend toHeaven the way is Jesus: it is tohave a living relationship withhim, it is to imitate him in love,it is to follow his steps. And I, a Christian, you, a Christian,each of us Christians, can ask ourselves: […]
WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONSThe purpose of World Day of Prayer forVocations is to publicly fulfil the Lord’sinstruction to, “Pray the Lord of the harvest to send labourers into his harvest” (Mt 9:38; Lk 10:2). As a climax toa prayer that is continually offeredthroughout the Church, it affirms the primacy of faith and grace […]
EACH SAT 12PM-12.50PM & 5.45PM-6.15PM
EUCHARIATIC ADORATION EACH SAT 1.30PM-6.15PM
BAPTISMS & WEDDINGS
BAPTISMS AND WEDDINGS ARE NOW TAKING PLACE
Baptisms are held on the 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month after 12.30pm Mass. To book a Baptism please ring the Parish Office or Sacristy 9am- Noon and we will complete a booking form with you over the phone.
RECORDINGS Please note, all funerals and Masses are recorded. Please tell us if you do not want your loved one’s funeral recorded.
Funerals and Weddings and Baptisms can increase to the current capacity of the Church (120-150 persons
To book a Wedding, please contact the Sacristan on 028 90615702 or visit the Sacristy any morning 9.00am-Noon Monday to Friday. At least three months notice is required.
Useful Telephone Numbers :
Parish Office: For the Parish Secretary 02890 615702 SELECT OPTION 1 or use the Parish email below
p Office Hours: Mon - Fri 9am - 1pm
Sacristy: 028 90615702 OPTION 2
St Vincent de Paul: 07840051474
Bethany Bereavement Support Group: 077 16286743