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SPECIAL COLLECTION


SPECIAL COLLECTION SUNDAY 19TH SEPT. 2021.

BISHOP’S APPEAL – PRIESTS’ WELFARE FUND FOR SUPPORT OF OUR PRIESTS.

In each box of Parish Offertory Envelopes there is an envelope allocated for  AUTUMN OFFERING – 19 SEPTEMBER 2021.

Please use THIS ENVELOPE wherever possible for special collection this Sunday.

A collection box will be available in each of the church porches on Sunday morning for your donations or, if you prefer, please place in small safe beside Confession box on right hand side of church or leave in Parish Office.

If you pay by standing order or do not hold an Offertory Envelope, are Tax Payer and wish us to claim Gift Aid on your donation, please place your offering in a plain envelope and clearly mark your name and address on outside of envelope.   Our code of confidentiality will apply.

Thank you as always for your support and generosity.

Diocesan Appeal Letter


MASS PROGRAMME ST. PATRICK’S CHURCH.


10.00am Mass Monday to Saturday (inclusive).
Sunday: 10.00am & 12 noon.

Covid Secure Safety Policies and Procedures: When visiting the Church and during all Liturgies, please continue to observe safety measures, such as good hand hygiene and 2m social distancing.

Face coverings must be worn by everyone while entering and exiting the Church – this is a legal requirement, unless you are exempt.

NB: Parish Staff and volunteers are there to support us and ensure we remain Covid secure.
Please engage respectfully with them at all times. Thank you.

Parish of Blaris – Online version of our weekly Parish Missalette


THIS WEEK’S CALENDAR


Monday 13 September – St John Chrysostom

Tuesday 14 September – The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Wednesday 15 September – Our Lady of Sorrows

Thursday 16 September – St Cornelius

UNDERSTANDING THE MASS


UNDERSTANDING THE MASS: ZOOM TALKS HOSTED BY ST PATRICK’S PARISH, DONEGALL ST, BELFAST: TUESDAYS 8.00PM.

From the Eucharist comes strength to live the Christian life and Zeal to share that life with others.”

We invite you to join Fr Tony each Tuesday night starting from 28th September at 8pm when we, as a Christian community, will engage with our faith and try and deepen our understanding of The Mass. Email to register:  lententalks@downandconnor.org   FREE AND OPENED TO EVERYONE!

CERTIFICATE IN CHRISTIAN THOUGHT


CERTIFICATE IN CHRISTIAN THOUGHT. Two-year, part-time course commencing late September 2021

The Certificate in Christian Thought aims to offer a space where adults can explore, reflect upon, discuss and study faith and how it relates to life in today’s world, both at a personal and community level.  It is possible to do the course for validation by St Mary’s University College or for personal development only.   The course is offered either in-house at Drumalis, Larne or online via Zoom.

To register for either course, please contact Drumalis during office hours (Mon-Fri, 9 am – 5 pm) – 028 28276455/28272196 or email maura@drumalis.co.uk  Further information is also available on Drumalis website: http://www.drumalis.co.uk

PATHWAYS


PATHWAYS – ADULT FAITH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME: TWO-YEAR, PART-TIME COURSE, NOW ENROLLING FOR 2021-2023 INTAKE

Have you ever thought about exploring your faith… or wished that you could broaden your understanding of your faith?  Would you like to explore, discuss and reflect upon issues and questions of faith, the Church, and how to link faith to life?  If the answer is “yes”, then Pathways may be for you.  The course runs one Saturday per month (10 am – 4:30 pm) from October to June, either in-house at Drumalis, Larne or online via Zoom.

DRUMALIS VIA ZOOM


FORTHCOMING EVENTS COMMENCING IN SEPTEMBER HOSTED BY DRUMALIS VIA ZOOM

“Earth Matters” with Sr. Anne Harnett CP and Sr. Margaret Rose McSparran CP.  A creation time opportunity to engage with the ecological issues of our day and to explore a way forward for all over three Zoom sessions in September – 7, 14 and 21 Sept from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm.

“All My Children: Genesis and Exodus.  Who said family was easy?” with Sr Pam Thimmes OSC.  An eight part Zoom series exploring the theme of family in the Books of Genesis and Exodus.  The course will take place from 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm on 9 Sept, 30 Sept, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 11 Nov, 25 Nov, 13 Jan and 27 Jan.

For further information, please contact 028 28276455/28272196 during office hours (Mon-Fri, 9 am – 5 pm) or email drumalis@btconnect.com   Details are also available on the Drumalis website – http://www.drumalis.co.uk

Sacraments


SACRAMENTS OF FIRST PENANCE AND FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

PRIMARY 4 PUPILS – SEPTEMBER 2021

SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION

PRIMARY 7 PUPILS – SEPTEMBER 2021

Parents of children attending SCHOOLS OTHER THAN PARISH SCHOOLS who wish to have their child enrolled in the Parish for reception of the above Sacraments 2022 are requested to contact the Parish Office as soon as possible please.

Recently Deceased


Michael McCormick


Months Mind



Anniversaries


Gerry McGrath (First Anniversary): Isobel McGurnaghan: Henry & Bridie Mulholland: Gerald & Bernard Rafferty: William & Pauline McAufield: Nan Kelly: Fergus Mulholland: Margaret Doherty


May they rest in peace.