News Bulletin


Cardinal Cahal B Daly Memorial Lecture

Cardinal Cahal B Daly Memorial Lecture – 100th anniversary of the birth of Cardinal Daly October 2017.

Memorial lecture in Queen’s University Belfast by Archbishop Paul Gallagher, a native of Liverpool, who is the Secretary for Relations with States in The Secretariat of State, Vatican City. All are welcome but we ask that you inform us of your intention to be present by 22nd September: telephone 028 90665409, email

Two Sides of Elvis

Jim ‘THE KING’ Brown Aka Elvis, Saturday 14th October.

Doors open 8 pm.  Tickets £13 availble from Pastoral Centre (028 92 607110)

“Two Sides of Elvis”.  1st half of show features a selection of Gospel Hits.

Christian Life Program

Invitation to Christian Life Program by Couples for Christ & Family Ministry: For Christian/Catholic Couples & Singles.

Sundays 17 September, 8 October, 12 November 2017 at St. Patrick’s Pastoral Centre, 1.00pm-6.00pm.  3 modules on Awareness on basic truth of Christanity, The Authentic Christian Life and a spirit filled Christian Life.  Please contact Larry Cueto – 07889293633.


Adult Faith Development Programme At Drumalis

Enrol now for 2017-2019 intake.  Pathways is a broad-based adult faith development course which explores spirituality, theology and prayer.  Now in its twelfth year, Pathways is geared towards those who want to reflect about life, faith and relationships with God and others. The course takes place in the beautiful surroundings of Drumalis in Larne. No academic qualifications are necessary and there is no coursework attached.  This two-year programme supported by the Diocese of Down and Connor runs from October to June each year and will be held on nine Saturdays from 10:00 am – 4:30 pm.  For further information and booking form, please contact Drumalis – 028 2827 2196/2827 6455 (during office hours, Mon-Fri, 9 am – 5 pm), email  or see the Drumalis website:

Annual Pioneer Mass

The annual Pioneer Mass for the Belfast Region will be celebrated in Corpus Christi Church, Springhill Grove, Whiterock Rd. Belfast BT12 7SL on Wednesday 27th September 2017 at 7 pm. Persons wishing to be presented with any of the following – Gold, Silver, Young Pioneer or other emblems/ certificates please contact Pat 9262 9959; Josephine 9061 7116; Ian 9061 6601. Light refreshments afterwards, everyone welcome.”

Foyer Of Light, Charity & Love – 5 Day Silent Retreat

Preached by: Fr. Kilian Byrne – Theme: “If you but knew the gift of God…”

Venue: Dromantine Retreat Centre, Newry, Co. Down  Date: October 23rd – 29th 2017

Cost: £360stg full board Contact: Helen : 00353 86 1678027,

The retreat addresses those who search for God, or who wish to grow in their life of faith and pray.

St Aloysius Mass

The P4-7 pupils will join the parish family for the 10.00am Mass this Wednesday 20 September. Parents, grandparents and friends of the school are invited to join the pupils and staff for the opening of year Mass.


Please help us to raise much needed funds in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support by donating buns, cakes or traybakes.

All cake donations please to the Pastoral Centre on Saturday 23rd September from 3.30pm to 4.30pm

To book a table or for further information please phone the Pastoral Centre from 9.30am to 1. 00pm, Monday to Friday on 028 92 607110

Cuppa & Cake: Craft Fair

Sunday 24th September 9.00am to 2.00pm

Cuppa & Cake: Craft Fair, Pre-Loved Clothing, Cake Sale, Raffle

Tables: £10 per Table

First Come. First Served

Ladies Week-End Retreat Drumalis, Larne

14th/15th October, 2017.

Please note change of date

Cost £85. Deposit £10. Contact Peggy Agnew 92 676580/Geraldine 07543008265

Recently Deceased

Months Mind

Robert Rooney; Sarah Louise Colhoun; Bridget (Biddy) Devlin


Isobel McGurnaghan: Gerald & Sheila Kelly: Elizabeth Fusco: Gerald Matier: Edward (Snr), Edward (Jnr) & Hugh John Donnelly: Vera McAvoy: Patrick & Joan Hague: Patricia Eastwood: Isobelle O’Brien: Fergus Mulholland: James McKenna: Catherine Connor: Tommy Catney (Snr): Annie, John & Vincent McCreanor: Mollie McPolin: Gerald Rafferty: Mary Wilson: Elizabeth Burns: Gerald Matier; Billy, Kathleen & Seamus McGrath: David, Lucy, Pat, Nan & Terry Boyle: Tom, Mary & Harry Laverty: Margaret & Thomas Burns: Kathleen Stafford: Maura McGurnaghan: Francis Mooney: Jimmy Muldoon: Christine Sloan: Josie Kelly: Abelardo Lao.

May they rest in peace.