News Bulletin


Stanton Healthcare

Many thanks to Anne Gribben and all who supported recent Christmas toy sale. £175 was raised to help girls and women in crisis pregnancies.

Eucharistic Ministers

Rotas (January/March 2019) are available for collection in church porch.


Requests For Copies Of Baptism, Confirmation Or Marriage Certificates.

All requests need to be made in writing and certificates can only be issued to those named on the record – for instance, the person who was baptised, or, in the case of someone under the age of 16, their parent or guardian. Because requests need to be signed, a written record retained of all certificates issued we are unable to accept requests by phone or e-mail.


The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes is currently seeking volunteers to join our nursing team to care for our pilgrims who will stay at the Accueil Notre Dame, during our 2019 Pilgrimage (10-15 July.) You will need to be a registered nurse, active on the NMC live register – newly registered nurses are welcome.  For more information please email us to with your contact details and we will get back to you.

Are you making wedding plans?

Prepare for your future Married life at a Catholic Engaged Encounter Course, 23-24 March 2019 in Our Lady and St. Patrick’s Parish Centre, Ballymoney, Co. Antrim. For details/booking: or 028 2763 8512

Offertory Collections

Week-ending 9th December: £2,383.58

Thank you for your support.

Diaries & Calendars

Catholic Diaries £1 & Sacred Heart Calendars £2.50 available from Pat Hughes. TeL:  92629959

Sign Of Peace At Mass

The Diocese, having received advice from Health authorities, has suspended the ‘Sign of Peace’ during the celebration of Mass. This will be in place for the remainder of the winter and will help avoid transmission of colds, flu’s etc. Thank you for your co-operation.

Age NI – Volunteers Required

Age NI – Volunteers Required In Lisburn

Age NI is currently recruiting volunteers to assist with our Sainsbury’s Sprucefield Charity Partnership.  If you have a couple of hours to spare every month please get in touch.  Call Rosalind on 07850919165 or email

Sacred Heart Messengers

November issues have now been distributed. If you wish to renew your subscription for 2019 – £19.20 per year – please complete details on envelope provided, enclose due amount and return to Parish Office. Thank you.

Recently Deceased

Annie McDonnell: Florence McKeown

Months Mind


Margaret Blaney: Gerry Robinson: Margaret Agnew: Joseph Taggart: Joan McClinton: Emma & john Burns: Mary Ann McManus: Martin Mooney: Catherine and John Watters: Jim Magorrian: Sr Mairead Walsh: Betty McAuley: Brian Magennis: Molly Dowey: Arthur & Sally Rooney: Kevin Corken: Marie Nugent: Jimmy Doherty: Rosaleen & Arthur Quigley: Dominic & Mary Brady: Wilfred McClurg: Mary & Joseph Osbourne: Dorothy Hanna: Patrick Lavery (Jun)

May they rest in peace.