News Bulletin


Lenten Programme 2018


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)

Driver(s) urgently needed

HELP SYRIAN REFUGEES GET TO ENGLISH CLASSES:  Driver(s) urgently needed on Tuesday and Thursday mornings to transport 3 Syrian women to English classes in Bridge Community Centre at 10am and bring home at 12.30pm. Council minibus is available if required.

Contact Rym for more information- 07794 993250

Hope Mission Zambia

Hope Mission Zambia Collection:  Coffee Morning, Saturday 24 March, 9.00am-1.00pm in St. Patrick’s Pastoral Centrwe.  All welcome.

Irish Pilgrimage Church Door Collection

The recent Irish Pilgrimage Church Door Collection amounted to £1,365.  Thank you for your generosity which was greatly appreciated.

First Communion gifts

First Communion gifts, prayer books, rosaries, and accessories are available in our convent shop, St Joseph’s, at very reasonable prices.  We also carry a range of items for baptism, confirmation, prayer cards, candles icons, the nursery and Catholic Children’s books. What we don’t stock we can order! Adoration Convent, 63 Falls Road, Belfast. Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (except 11:30 -2pm). Tel  028 9024 7175


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St Patrick’s Golf Society

St Patrick’s Golf Society are holding an Extraordinary General Meeting on MONDAY 19th March in the Pastoral Centre at 6-15 pm. All members are asked to attend.

Feast of St. Joseph

Monday 19th March is the Feast of St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Pamela Thimmes

Glenavy and Killead Parish invite you to pause on your journey and spend a day with Pamela Thimmes OSC sharing her experience and spirituality on Mark’s Gospel in St Joseph’s Primary School Hall, Saturday 24th March 2018, 10 am to 4 pm. Lunch and light refreshments will be provided. Donations welcome. Reserve a place by Wed. 21st March. Phone Parish Office 028 9442 2278; E:

Matt Talbot Shrine

ANNUAL PIONEER DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO SHRINE OF VEN. MATT TALBOT in our Lady of Lourdes Church, Sean McDermott St. Dublin on Saturday 7th April. Coach leaving St Anne’s car park at 8am, calling at Lisburn. Mass at 12.30pm. Free afternoon in Dublin. Further details phone Josephine 90 617116, Ian 90 616601

Recently Deceased

Vera Murphy

Months Mind

Gerald McClure: Anne McDonald


Paul Taggart: Gerry Catney: Matthew Heatley: Elizabeh Phillips: James Nelson: Teresa Canha: Robert Furfey: Robert & Lauretta Graham: Philip McNally: Michael Burns: Charles Bleakley: Ellen & Liz McKeown: William & Edith Donnelly: Kathleen Dennison: Elizabeth Gorman: Sean & Theresa O’Neill: Margaret Phillips: Richard O’Hagan: James Keenan

May they rest in peace.