News Bulletin


Radio 4 Morning Service

Due to a Live Radio 4 Morning Service being broadcast on MONDAY 17 DECEMBER at 10.00am from St. Patrick’s Church there will be no 10.00am Mass. Church will be closed until 10.30am.

Penitential Service


Confession without Fear – a Celebration of Christ’s Forgiveness.

It’s not the sin that matters….. It’s the joy of being welcomed back home.

Everyone young and old, those regularly at Church and those not, is cordially invited.

See you there…you will be sorry if you miss it.

Trócaire art exhibition

ART BY SYRIAN AND PALESTINIAN REFUGEE WOMEN: Trócaire invites you to the launch of an exhibition of powerful art work by Syrian and Palestinian refugee women on Monday, 10th December at 1pm in the Falls Rd Library. A light lunch will be served. The exhibition can be viewed until the end of December. Free & all welcome.

Schola Cantorum

ST PETER’S CATHEDRAL SCHOLA CANTORUM extend an invitation to attend Carols and readings by Candlelight at 4.30pm this afternoon (Dec 9th) in St Peter’s Cathedral. Special guests, the Wincester College Quiristers. Collection in aid of the continued work of Schola. Festive refreshments will be served in parish hall after service.

St.Joseph’s PS Carol Concert

St.Joseph’s Primary School Annual Carol Concert. Tuesday 18 December at 7pm Island Hall, Island Civic Centre.

Once again St. Joseph’s Primary School will be celebrating Christmas in style with our annual Carol Concert in the fabulous surroundings of the Island Hall. Everyone is welcome as the story of Christmas is celebrated with music, drama and dance. Tickets go on sale on Monday 3rd December directly from Lisburn’s Island Hall.

St Joseph’s PTA Christmas Bazaar

Monday 10th December at 5.30pm – everyone welcome.

Come along and take part in the many festive activities to help raise money for school resources.

Offertory Procession

During the Advent period we hope to encourage families to take part in the Offertory Procession at the Sunday Masses. Any families wishing to participate please leave names and choice of Sunday Mass in the Sacristy.

This Week’s Calendar

Thursday 13 December – St Lucy

Friday 14 December – St John of the Cross

Offertory Collections

Week-ending 2nd December 2018: £2,181.94

Thank you for your support.

Christmas Missionary Projects

Again this year we are supporting our Christmas Missionary Projects. Donations received will be forwarded to Medical Missionaries of Mary and Dominican Sisters working with Aids inflicted orphans in Uganda and Zambia.

As previous years envelopes are available in church porch for your donation. Thank you

Recently Deceased

Months Mind


Michael Cappa (1st Anniversary): Alice Ewing: Eliza, Mary, Frank & Eileen Prenter: Josephine Carroll: Tommy & Gerry Watters: Sean Duffy: Margaret Byrne: Michael Hughes: Dermot & Sean Dixon: Dan McAlister: Frank Catney: Patricia Brady (Snr) & Margaret Brady (Snr)

May they rest in peace.