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This Weeks Diary

Monday 9th July:Ss Augustine Zhao Rong & Companions, Martyrs

Wednesday 11th July:St Benedict, Abbot, Patron of Europe

Friday 13th July:St Henry

Saturday 14th July:St Camillus de Lellis, Priest

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MONTHS MIND MASS:Mary Smith, Saturday 7th July, 6.30pm in St Patrick’s Church.

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Our prayers are requested for the happy repose of the soul of Anne Fitzsimons recently deceased and for the following whose anniversaries occur around this time:Dymphna Hinds, Annie Duggan, Tony Orr, Hester Finch, Patrick Curran, Charlie Strong, Tom Gilmore, Frank Hamilton, Emma Murray, Gerard Trainor, Jane Daly, Mary Dumigan, Jack Nihill, Isobel Monan.

 

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The Parish at Prayer:The Holy Rosary will be offered on Thursday 12th July at 7pm in St Cooey’s Oratory.

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THE PARISH OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FROM THURSDAY 12TH JULY UNTIL MONDAY 23RD JULY.

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SICK AND HOUSEBOUND During the weeks commencing Monday 9th, 16th & 23rd July sick and housebound will be visited in the following areas:Rockfield Park, The Gables, Links Crescent, Armstrong Avenue, The Fairways, Castle Street, Church Street, Ann Street, Church View, Barrhall Road.

 

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PARISH DRAW: Week 40

£300.00:Mary Anderson, Shore Road

£200.00:Andrew Fowler, Rockfield Drive

£100.00:Elaine McVeigh, Church Street

£50.00:Eileen Magee, Shore Road

£30.00:Jim McClurg, Lough View Hgts

£20.00:Caitlin Fitzsimmons C/o Catherine Mageean

£10.00:Rosaleen McNulty, C/o Ballyphilip Rd

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DURING JULY AND AUGUST FRIDAY MORNING MASS WILL BE HELD IN ST COOEY’S ORATORY AT 9.30AM.

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St Vincent de Paul are organising their Annual Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Shrine at Knock on Saturday 11th August 2018.Cost is £70.00 adult and £45 child (under 16).Anyone wishing to go please leave your name and a £10 Non-Refundable deposit with Jean Byers, 35 The Square, Portaferry, Tel: 028 427 28781

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One Day Trip to Lough Derg

Saturday 8th September 2018

Cost £50.00.

If interested contact Donna 07549443799

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The 12thALL IRELAND RALLY FOR LIFE will be held in Belfast on Saturday 7th July at 2pm. It is vitally important that we all stand together for life and show the world that the pro-life movement in Ireland - North and South remains strong and undefeated and that we are still pro-life and proud.

Holy Mass will be celebrated in St Patricks Church Belfast before the rally at 12.00pm.

For more information please contact: Precious Life on 028 9027 8484 or visit www.rallyforlife.net

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“Sing Praise” Sunday 15th July

Cross Community Service of Music and Song

St Cooey’s Oratory, 5.00pm – 6.00pm. Everybody Welcome

Choir practice Wednesday 11th July

after Mass in St Cooey’s Oratory 8pm – 9.15pm.

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presence Cross Community Group Portaferry

OPEN HOUR

In the Methodist Church, Ferry Street

11am to 12noon

Saturday 14th then Monday 16th to Friday 20th July

Contributions from all 4 Churches followed by

Refreshments and Open Church

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QUIET ROOM

Saturday 14th to Friday 20th July

12.30pm – 4.30pm

At 15 The Square, (beside Spar)

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Open Gala special nights for

Young people years 8 to 12

Ballyphilip Parish Centre

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1818 The Golden Age of Portaferry & Strangford EXHIBITION

9th – 22nd July, 11am to 5pm daily.Free Admission

In the Ropewalk Maritime Heritage Visitors Centre

The Ropewalk, (opposite Exploris Aquarium)

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Tobar Mhuire, Crossgar

An Individually Guided Retreat

Beginning with supper at 6.00pm Friday 3rd August, ending with lunch on Thursday 9th August.

Cost: £420.00 single room, full board

Led by Fr. Pat Duffy CP & Margaret Webb

For further information and to book a place contact

Tel 028 4483 0242, Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Lough Derg 2018: The Three Day Pilgrimage is currently open. You may begin on any day until Monday 13th August. Advance booking is not necessary. The Lough Derg team can help you to co-ordinate public transport or link up with Pilgrimage Organisers in your locality, phone Lorraine on 071 9861518 (from NI +353) email:

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Healthcare Pastoral visitors' course 2018:

The next course run by the NI Healthcare Chaplains' Association (NIHCA) and Edgehill College will run for 9 weeks beginning Thurs 27th September 2018 from 7.30 - 9.30pm at Edgehill College, Belfast. The course is aimed at lay people who are interested in healthcare pastoral visitation, either within the local church context or within a chaplaincy context, or who already visit healthcare facilities such as hospitals, hospices or residential/nursing homes as part of their church responsibilities.

Cost is £75, which includes materials and refreshments each night.

For further information and an application form contact: Mrs Kay Irvine, College Administrator, Edgehill Theological College, 9 Lennoxvale, Belfast BT9 5BY.Tel. (028) 9066 5870

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10-day Pilgrimage to the Holy land October 28th to November 6th inclusive Total price €1450.00 deposit €450.00 single room supplement €350.00.

For bookings contact Philip 0872508043 or call Brenda Murray Flynn Phone: 041 6863390

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Christmas Pilgrimage Group to the Holy Land Ex Dublin 19h – 27th December 2018 Taking in Bethlehem, Jerusalem, (Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemane, Last Supper Room and Calvary), Mount Tabor, Cana, Nazareth, Jericho, River Jordan, Dead Sea and Sea of Galilee. Contact James Treacy 035361921470 or 00353860572216 payments can be made in instalments and it’s perfectly safe to go otherwise you will get your money back.

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11 day Pilgrimage to the Holy Land February 11th to 21st 2019

Spiritual Directors Fr Stephan Park, Fr Owen Gorman, Fr Peter Okpetu,

Price €1,450.00 PPS, to secure a place Deposit €450.00 before August 15th 2018

For Bookings call: Philip 087 2508043 or Brenda 0416863390

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Bethany Support Group

This group offers support for anyone experiencing bereavement.

If you would like to talk to a member of the Bethany Support Group Please Telephone: 07564293692

Loss and Blessings Day at Tobar Mhuire, CrossThe Joy of Love- The Church’s care for the family. On Wednesday 9th November at 7:30pm the Diocese will welcome Fr Nick Austin SJ, moral theologian, to St Brigid’s Church, Derryvolgie Avenue, Belfast. The evening will be an opportunity to discuss Pope Francis’s apostolic letter on the family. Everyone very welcome. The Joy of Love- The Church’s care for the family. On Wednesday 9th November at 7:30pm the Diocese will welcome Fr Nick Austin SJ, moral theologian, to St Brigid’s Church, Derryvolgie Avenue, Belfast. The evening will be an opportunity to discuss Pope Francis’s apostolic letter on the family. Everyone very welcome. 

emember your deceased relative and friends=

on Saturday 12th November 2016

from 10.30am -4

price £30 which includes tea/

You are welcome to being a picture or mement

of the person you are remembering
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Many people choose to abstain from alcohol for the month of November and offer this sacrifice up for their deceased loved ones. YOU CAN DO LIKEWISE. Take the Short Term Pledge for

: "I promise in honour of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and with the help of the Blessed Virgin Mary to abstain from all alcoholic dri