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LOURDES COLLECTION


LOURDES – ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP COLLECTION will be taken up at all Masses this weekend. Money raised from the Associate Pilgrim Scheme helps subsidise the fares for sick pilgrims and volunteer helpers and the Youth team who are invaluable. It helps provide necessary equipment and supplies for the care of the sick while in Lourdes. Names of all Associate Members are placed at the Grotto in Lourdes during the pilgrimage.

This week’s calendar


Saturday 29th June – Ss. Peter & Paul

Monday 1st July – St Oliver Plunkett

Wednesday 3rd July – St Thomas

Saturday 6th July – St Maria Goretti

Offertory Collections


Week-ending 23 June – £2,298.40

Peter’s Pence: £1,083.60

Thank you for your support.

Golden Wedding Anniversary


Congratulations to Mary Doran (nee Lyness) and Michael Doran on their Golden Wedding Anniversary.  Michael and Mary were married in St. Patrick’s Church, Lisburn on 2nd July 1969.

BEREAVEMENT MINISTRY


OUR LADY OF CONSOLATION BEREAVEMENT MINISTRY.

Meeting of Bereavement Ministers Wednesday 3 July at 7.30pm in Pastoral Centre.

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS ROTAS


July/September are available for collection in church porch.

PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA


DOWN AND CONNOR DIOCESAN BI-ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA: Led by The Most Reverend Bishop Noel Treanor DD, 15-22 August 2019. 7 Nights Full Board Hotel Avenida, £715 Includes Taxes and Insurance.

Pilgrimage Directors Fr G McCloskey and Fr S Gilmore. Contact Joe Catney – 028 9071 4001 or 077 7642 5631

FAMILY RETREAT


FAMILY RETREAT AT DRUMALIS on Saturday August 31st 2019 10.30am -7pm.   An exciting opportunity for young adults and their parent(s) to explore the significance of faith as a family, together with other families from across the Diocese. Led by Fr Darren Brennan. £20 per person. Lunch, tea breaks and evening meal included. For more information please contact Maura maura@drumalis.co.uk or Sheila silegg50@gmail.com

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION


SACRAMENTS OF FIRST PENANCE AND FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

PRIMARY 4 PUPILS – SEPTEMBER 2019

Parents whose children attend schools other than St. Joseph’s and St. Aloysius Schools and wish to have their children enrolled in the Parish for the Sacraments of First Penance and First Holy Communion 2020 should contact the Parish Office as soon as possible.

 

SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION

PRIMARY 7 PUPILS – SEPTEMBER 2019

Parents of children attending schools other than Parish Schools who wish to have their child prepared for the Sacrament of Confirmation 2020 are requested to contact the Parish Office as soon as possible.

 

A sincere thank you to all who offered to help with our Non-Parish schools Sacramental Preparation Programmes.

ABAANA CHILDREN’S CHOIR


The Ugandan Children’s Choir send their deepest appreciation for the very warm hospitality and kindness shown to them on their recent visit to St Patrick’s.

We also thank our parishioners for their support, time and generosity during this historic Children’s tour.  A grand total of £5,000 was raised.

Recently Deceased



Months Mind


Mary Spence


Anniversaries


Sinead Jordan: Dymphna McKeown: Patrick Carton; George Osbourne: Tina O’Neill: Gary Irwin: Doris Keenan: Elizabeth Cowan: Anne Pearson: Felix Catney: Mary McGuigan: Sidney Smith: Oliver Eadie: Terry Spence: Margaret McGuigan: Clare Morrow: Kathleen, Peter & Noel Maguire: Laren Shanley: Margaret & Jimmy Shaffery


May they rest in peace.