News Bulletin


Lenten Programme 2018

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Masses: 10.00am: 7.30pm

Ashes will be distributed on Ash Wednesday during Masses.

Ash Wednesday is a day of Fast and Abstinence.


Sunday: Vigil (Saturday) 6.30pm: 10.00am: 12 noon

Weekdays: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10.00am

Wednesday & Friday: 7.30pm


7.15pm Wednesday.


Tuesday: Before and afternoon 10.00am Mass

Saturday: 5.45pm-6.15pm.


Way of the Cross Friday evenings during Lent

(16 February to 23rd February (incl) from 6pm to 7pm)

Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service

ACCORD CATHOLIC MARRIAGE CARE SERVICE welcomes applications from people who are interested in becoming Marriage Education Facilitators. If you feel you have something to offer to young people who are preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage and you are willing to give up some voluntary time to train in this area then your local Accord Centre would be delighted to hear from you. No specific academic requirements. Training will be provided. Accord offers a special Purpose Certificate Award from the Pontifical University St Patrick’s College, Maynooth Faculty of Theology to all who successfully complete training. For further information email: or phone 028 90233002

The Rotary Club Of Lisburn

The Rotary Club Of Lisburn are inviting applicants for the 2018 Bursary Award worth £500. The Bursary is primarily intended for those young people aged between 18 years and 30 years considering taking time out, within a course of study or before going to University or joining the world of work. The Bursary is available to assist these students help disadvantaged people and communities at home or overseas. Application form and further details are available on Club website,   Click on Annual Bursary, then Rules & Regulations.

50th Wedding Anniversary

We congratulate Paddy & Ita Graham on the celebration of their Golden Wedding Anniversary.

Paddy & Ita (nee McEvoy) were married in St. Patrick’s Church, Lisburn on 19 February 1968 by Fr Charles Denvir (RIP).

BBC Radio Ulster Morning Service

We have been invited by BBC Radio Ulster to broadcast our Sunday morning Mass on Sunday 25 February at 10.15am. Mass on this date will switch from 10.00am to 10.15am. In Prayer, Music and Sacrament we are privileged to share with around 60,000 listeners to our weekly Sunday worship. We would welcome a large presence of parishioners and visitors for this special occasion. Please be present at least 20 minutes before we go on air. Our Church Choir with Louis McVeigh and a combined Children’s Choir from St. Joseph’s and St. Aloysius Primary Schools will provide us with Sacred Music for this occasion.

As happens every Sunday, this Mass can be viewed from any part of the world on our webcam –

Habitat for Humanity Gala Ball

Living Youth – Habitat for Humanity Gala Ball at Titanic Belfast: Friday 27th April 2018 at 7pm. Price £55. Tickets available Habitat for Humanity website:

St. Aloysius PS Mass

The P6 pupils will join the Parish Family for Mass on Thursday 22 February at 10.00am.

New Altar Servers

The last meeting for the new ALTAR SERVERS will be today (Sunday, 18th February) from 2.30-4.00pm.

Offertory Collections

Week-ending 11th February: £2,402.27.

Monthly Stipend: £1,704.21

Thank you for your support.

Indian Christian Community

Rosary at 3.00pm followed by Mass in Syro-Malabar Rite in St Patrick’s Church at 3.30pm.

Recently Deceased

Breige Lambe (nee Laverty)England: Hugh & Irene Stafford (England)

Months Mind


John (Sean) McMahon: James & Maureen Nelson: Fr Charles Bready: Francis (Francie) Watters: Seamus Drayne: John Ferris: Philomena Connaghan: Dennis Gribben: John & Maggie McVarnock: Henry McGurnaghan

May they rest in peace.