News Bulletin


Parish of Blaris – Online version of our weekly Parish Missalette


Monday 29 May – Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church
Wednesday 31 May – Visitation of the Blessed Virgin
Thursday 1 June – St Justin
Saturday 3 June – St Kevin

A Biblical Walk Through the Mass

We invite you to join us for the programme, A Biblical Walk Through the Mass (Edward Sri), where we will explore the roots of the words and gestures we experience at Mass and reflect on their profound significance. We hope that this fascinating tour of the Mass will renew your faith and deepen your love & devotion to the Holy Eucharist. This programme will be facilitated by Fr Paul Byrne and Aishling Steen beginning on Monday 29th May @7pm for 5 weeks online via zoom. To book your place please contact the Living Church Office at 02890690920 or e-mail


The hospitality sector everywhere is struggling – and so is Drumalis. We would greatly appreciate any help you could offer towards sustaining the ministry of hospitality and healing here. To have a chat about this, please phone Maura on 07736324250. Thank you!


SAFEGUARDING: The Diocese of Down and Connor has invited the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland to conduct a review of safeguarding practice across the Diocese. The review will take place 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9TH June. If you have any views about Safeguarding in the Diocese, you are invited to contact Teresa Devlin, Chief Executive Officer, National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland, prior to the review dates: Tel 003531 5053124 or email This is part of the process of learning and maintaining best safeguarding practice across the Diocese and ensuring our Church is a safe and nurturing place for young people where they can grow and develop their faith. Philip O’Hara, Interim Director of Safeguarding, Designated Liaison Person, Diocese of Down and Connor.


THE DIOCESAN COMMITTEE FOR CHARISMATIC RENEWAL has organised a celebration for Pentecost this evening, Sunday 28th May from 7pm to 9pm, in St Bernard’s Church, Antrim Road, Glengormley BT36 7QR. The celebration will include prayer and praise, testimony and a talk by Fr. Darren Brennan PP. Everyone welcome.


Thank you for your generosity to the Lenten campaign. A total of £2,716.81 was collected.


FR. MARTIN KELLY, HOLY GHOST FATHER will be speaking at all Masses in St. Patrick?s this weekend. No doubt you will support his appeal with your usual generosity.


ST PATRICK’S SENIOR CHOIR are inviting new members to join. The choir sing at Mass every Sunday at 12 noon and also at various special occasions in the life of our diocese. Rehearsals take place every Wednesday 7.15pm-8.30pm. If interested please make your way to the gallery after 12 noon mass to speak with the Director of Music, Louis McVeigh, or leave your name and number with the parish office.

First Communion

Please keep in your prayers the children from ST. ALOYSIUS PRIMARY SCHOOL who will receive First Communion on Saturday, 3rd June at 10.00am Mass.

Recently Deceased

Helena O'Neill

Months Mind


Alan Graham (First Anniversary): Alice & James Campbell: Abraham Edward Phillips: Ena McPoland: Damien Bushe: John McGuigan: Danny McShane: William John Stafford: Maureen & Eddie Magennis: K.M. Joseph: Jean Magennis: Eamon McGurnaghan: Matthew Malone: James McKeown: John E.Lavery: James Gorman: Patrick & Kathleen Dorrian: Jean Carr.

May they rest in peace.