Our Parish Penitential Service will take place this Monday 25th March @ 7pm in St Agnes’. Everyone is welcome to this community celebration of God’s love and mercy in preparation for Easter.


Mon 25th-Wed 27th March

Mass 10am

 Wednesday 27th March

12pm  Mass of Chrism in St Peter’s (webcam

 Holy Thursday 28th  March
7.00pm  Mass of the Lord’s Supper followed by Adoration

10pm Night Prayer of the Church

Good Friday 29th March
3.00pm The Lord’s Passion
7.00pm  Stations of the Cross

 Holy Saturday 30th March

Easter Vigil Mass 8pm

 Easter Sunday 31st March
Masses: 9.30am and 12.30pm

 Easter Monday

Mass 10am

 Easter Week


                      Mass will resume on Sat 6th April at the 6.30pm Vigil




 Bishop Alan McGuckian

 We are pleased to inform you that on Tuesday 19th March and in accordance with Canon Law, Bishop Alan presented his Papal Mandate to the College of Consultors and is therefore now Bishop of Down & Connor. As we celebrate the solemnity of St Joseph, Spouse of Mary and Guardian of the Church, we pray, through his intercession, for Bishop Alan as he takes up his ministry as shepherd of the Church in Down & Connor.                                                                                


WEEKLY OFFERTORY PROMISE The collection amounted to £1620.00 Thank you for your generous financial support. You can make your envelope contribution via the donate button on the Parish website home page also  at


PARISH WEEKLY ENVELOPES The new 2024/2025 envelopes are now available to be collected from the church. If you are not on the list and would like a box of Parish envelopes please contact the Sacristy or Kate in the Parish Office


CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP will resume again this Monday 25th at 11am in St Agnes Parish Centre


MASS In preparation for Easter there will be an additional 10am mass this Tue 26th March .


STATIONS OF THE CROSS The P5 Children from Holy Child will be praying the Stations of the cross Wed 27th March at 1.45pm


TROCAIRE LENTEN BOXES Please could you return your Trocaire Boxes as soon as possible to the Church, Sacristy or Office .Thank you.


GOOD FRIDAY COLLECTION The annual collection for the welfare of Christians in the Holy Land will be taken up during the celebration of Passion on Good Friday




Lenten Penitential Services in our Pastoral Community, are as follows, all starting

@ 7pm

St Joseph’s, Hannahstown: Sunday 24th March

 St Oliver Plunkett’s: Tuesday 26th March

 St Michael’s: Wednesday 27th March



Sat 23 (6.30pm): Catherine & Danny Mc Allister

Sun 24 (9.30am): Anna Mc Cann

Sun 24 (12.30pm):James & Patsy Maxwell & sons Jim & Kieran

Hugh Pollock, Frank Drain, Rachel O’ Rawe

Mon 25:(10am): Priest’s intention


Mona & Damien Mc Guigan

 Wed 27 (10am): Catherine Donaghy, Catherine Mc Cann

Thurs 28th March – Sat 30th March: EASTER CEREMONIES

 NB: In the event of a funeral, the assigned intention will be offered privately by the priest at his first available mass.



 Recently Deceased: Michelle Kelly, Mary (Maura) Toner RIP

Months Mind: Catherine Mc Cann

Anniversaries: John & Robert McCaughey, Jim Cunningham,

Mary Heaney, Lily Mc Donnell, Tony Kelly, Ciaran Sullivan Catherine Kelly, Molly Smith, Sheila & Charlie Hughes, Liam Joseph Mc Cartan,

Ellen Chambers, Isobella Mc Keown, Frank Hernan, James & Patsy Maxwell & sons Jim & Kieran, Philip & Sarah Mc Glinchey, Joe Mc Cartney

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord!




Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

ONLINE – Wednesday 10th April online via zoom 7pm-8:30pm

Ministers of the Word

ONLINE – Tues 16th April online via zoom 7pm-8:30pm

The In-person Enrichment Day will take place for both Ministers of the Word and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion on Saturday 20th April 11am-4pm Venue: St Terese’s Parish Centre, Glen Road Belfast. To book please contact Parish Office or Aishling  Email:


Monday 29 April – Wednesday 1st May 2024 Knock Shrine staying at the fabulous Knock House hotel for two nights with breakfast, dinner on both nights & lunch on the final day of departure included, with a luxury bus leaving from and returning to St Michael’s. The cost will be £210 per person sharing. Please register your interest with Catherine on 95904304 email or call into the Parish office Monday to Thursday from 9.30am


Good Friday Falls/Shankill Annual Prayer Walk – will take place on Good Friday 29th March beginning at 4.45pm in front of Clonard Church, stopping midway at Shankill Methodist for a brief prayer, and returning to Clonard by 6.00pm. All are welcome as we commit ourselves once again to the ministry of reconciliation, in the footsteps of Jesus of Nazareth, who gave his life for everyone on this day.


National Eucharistic Adoration Pilgrimage to Knock on Sunday 14th April (wkd after Divine Mercy).  Ring 07963 581 543 to enquire or book a seat.

Full Bus details  on


Have an electric night out at “Young Frankenstein” by St Agnes’ Choral Society One of Belfast’s biggest and best musical societies is back on stage with “Young Frankenstein” -the hilarious Mel Brooks Musical Comedy. St Agnes’ Choral Society will be performing this monstrous hit at The MAC, Belfast from Tuesday 23rd to Saturday 27th April. “Walk this way” and get your tickets at 


Last remaining places for Special Belfast pilgrimage to Fatima Pilgrimage 9th-14th August EX Dublin mass in Santarem where bleeding host took place, visit visionaries homes Hungarian stations of the cross, Lisbon with church of Saint Anthony where he was born and baptised, seaside excursion. Payments can be made by instalments, Contact James Treacy 061921470 or email

TELEVISED EASTER CEREMONIES check online Vatican.Va, Mass for Holy Thursday RTE @ 4.40pm


































































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