News Bulletin


St Jude’s Ward 10

Coming to the Crescent Arts Theatre on March 23rd & 24th are ‘Blaris Players’ with their comedy ‘St Jude’s Ward 10’. Tickets available at the Crescent Arts Theatre or online at Crescent Over 16’s.

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land (Tuesday 22 – Wednesday 30 May 2018)

Drumbo Parish invite you to join their Pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Package price – £1,440 per person sharing.

This includes return coach transfers from Carryduff to Dublin Airport, return flights with British Airways, generous luggage allowance, 4* Hotels on a half board basis (3 nights Tiberias / 4 nights Jerusalem) & all excursions. If you are interested to receive further information please contact the Parish Office on 028 90 812 238.

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).

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:

Do something special this Lent!

Many people choose to abstain from alcohol during Lent. Why not take this opportunity to help someone you love with an alcohol or drug problem by offering up your sacrifice as a prayer for their freedom from addiction.  Take the Short-Term pledge and make a difference to someone’s life!   Register your pledge with local Pioneers or the Down and Connor Pioneer office- Tel: 028 90894070 or email  Please give your name, address and phone number and you will be sent a Pledge Certificate which includes the daily prayer.

World Meeting Of Families 2018 – Registration

Registration for all WMOF2018 events is open via Individual pilgrims and families can now register for the main three-day WMOF2018 Congress from August 22nd – 24th, guaranteeing your ticket(s) for the Festival of Families on Saturday 25th August and for the Closing Mass on Sunday, 26th August. REGISTER NOW!

The World Meeting of Families 2018 will attract thousands of Irish and International pilgrims. Organising it and seeing it through will only be possible with the help of thousands of volunteers. Why not make volunteering for WMOF2018 a New Year’s resolution for 2018? You can sign up on, email or call (01) 5676800.

Trocaire Lenten Appeal 2018

Trocaire boxes are available for collection in church porch.

No doubt you will respond with your usual generosity.

Volunteer Nurses

We are currently seeking Nurses (on the NMC live register – working in any area to join the volunteer staff of the DOWN AND CONNOR DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE (11-16 July, 2108). For more information please email or tel. Pilgrimage Office 028 90646040. Subsidized fare for nurses is £520.

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.