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COASTAL ROSARY


COASTAL ROSARY FOR LIFE, FAITH AND LOVE: Join in with thousands of people all around Ireland, as we gather on our coasts, near rivers, in our churches, at grottos etc. to pray the Rosary for Life, Faith and Love on Sunday, 13 October at 2.30pm.  We will join in with many countries around the world.

To register a location please visit www.coastalrosaryireland.ie or text/call 087 278 6552

Silent Retreat


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

Venue: Dromantine Retreat Centre, Newry. Date: October 14th to 20th. Cost: £410stg full board

Contact: Helen : 00353 86 1678027/ www.foyerofcharity.ie   A privileged time to come away from noise and distractions, and listen to the Spirit of God, – Who is Love. Silence, prayer, teachings & liturgy of the Church.

The Joy of Love in Marriage


A Marriage Enrichment Weekend offers married couples of all ages in a good relationship, private time to rekindle the joy of their love. The next (residential) Weekend (Fri 8pm to Sun 4:30pm) will be held at the Dromantine Conference Centre, Newry from 13 – 15 Sep 2019.  For further information and to book, visit www.marriageencounter.ie  or phone  0770 281 2321

FIRST PENANCE / HOLY COMMUNION


SACRAMENT OF FIRST PENANCE AND FIRST HOLY COMMUNION.

PRIMARY 4 PUPILS – SEPTEMBER 2019.

Parents of children attending schools other than Parish schools who wish to have their child prepared for the Sacraments of First Penance and First Holy Communion 2020 are asked to contact Parish Office this week.pos

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 this week.

MISSIONARIES OF AFRICA


MISSIONARIES OF AFRICA (WHITE FATHERS) thank you for your generous response of £3,282.05 to their recent weekend appeal. This money will go a long way in Africa to help people in need.

Lourdes Associate Membership Collection


Thank you to all who supported the LOURDES ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP COLLECTION. A total of £1212.57 was collected to help subside the fares of Sick Pilgrims and to provide medical supplies.

GROWTH IN PRAYER AND REFLECTIVE LIVING


GROWTH IN PRAYER AND REFLECTIVE LIVING, Drumalis, Larne – commencing Monday, 16 September from 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm. Taking place at Drumalis over 30 evenings from September 2019 – May 2020, this new programme in association with the Ignatian Spirituality Centre, Glasgow and led by a team of trained Spiritual Directors, is a journey for those who want a closer relationship with God, who struggle with prayer or perhaps even struggle with God or who seek to make choices which are in tune with God’s desires.  This course is open to all, no previous experience necessary.  Sessions include team input, guided experiences of prayer, time for quiet personal prayer and opportunities for listening and sharing.  For further information, please contact 028 28276455/28272196 during office hours (Mon-Fri, 9 am – 5 pm) or email drumalis@btconnect.com

BLOOD DONATION SESSIONS


BLOOD DONATION SESSIONS will be held in St Patrick’s Pastoral Centre on Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th September from 1.30pm-4pm & 5.15pm-8pm. In order to maintain the vital supply of blood to our hospitals, the NI Blood Transfusion Service needs the support not only of existing donors but also of new donors.

Tiny Life


TINYLIFE, is currently recruiting for Family Support Volunteers to help us offer practical support to families of premature babies. Volunteers are urgently required in the following areas: Newry and Lurgan. You must be aged 22 + and be able to volunteer for one morning or afternoon each week. Full training will be delivered on Saturday 14th, Wednesday 18th and Saturday 28th September (attendance is required on all 3 days)

If you are interested, please contact us at: Email: info@tinylife.org.uk   Telephone: 028 9081 5050

Recently Deceased


Michael Lavery


Months Mind



Anniversaries


Christine Sloan: Pat McGonigle: Elizabeth Bleakley: Marian Walsh: Kitty, Joe & Gerard Whittaker: Anna & James McDonald: Dolores Ann McCaughan


May they rest in peace.