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THIS WEEKS DIARY

Tuesday 15th January:St Ita, Virgin

Wednesday 16th January:St Fursa, Abbot & Missionary

Thursday 17th January:St Anthony, Abbot

Friday 18th January:OCTIVE OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY – Jan 18th – 25th

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Our prayers are requested for the happy repose of the souls of Theresa Gilmore, Marie Moreland and Patricia Hinds, recently deceased and for the following whose anniversaries occur around this time:Seamus McGrattan (First Anniversary), Seamus Quinn, Hugh John Gilmore, Una McNulty, Elizabeth Savage, Gerard & Hugh Fitzsimmons, Mary Dorrian, Josephine McNally, Eileen & Mary McCormick, Mary Elizabeth Crowe, Patrick Gallagher, Pat John Crangle, Robbie & Gerry Convery, Sean Moreland, Timmy Gray.

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The Bereaved of the Community will be remembered in a special way at Mass on Wednesday 16th January in St Cooey’s Oratory at 7.30pm.

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The Parish at Prayer:The Holy Rosary will be offered on Thursday 17th January at 7pm in St Cooey’s Oratory

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SICK AND HOUSEBOUND

During the weeks commencing Monday 7th 14th and 21st January, sick and housebound will be visited in the following areas:Park Head, Cuan Avenue, Cuan View, Cook Street, Shore Road, Steele Dickson Avenue, Steele Dickson Gardens, Cumain House, Windmill Hill, Joe Tomelty Drive, Ashmount Drive, Ashmount Park, Beechwood Avenue, Elmgrove Crescent, Laurelbank Park.

 

 

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PARISH DRAW:Week 15

£50.00:Gillian Moreland, Laurelbank Park

£30.00:Aidan Cooper, Cuan Avenue

£20.00:Emma Mageean, Joe Tomelty Drive

£10.00:Moira Gilmore, High Street

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St. Columba's College Portaferry

Open Night Thursday 17th January 7-9pm.

All P6 and P7 parents and their families are most welcome. The evening begins with a short presentation from the Principal at 7pm in the Lecture Theatre. Why not come along and see for yourself what your local school has to offer?

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The second collection next weekend is for Living Youth.Leaflets are available in the church porches which give information about the work they are doing with young people across the Diocese.

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“An Invitation to be where Love is” A journey in faith in the company of St Francis de Sales (1567 – 1622) by Fr P Delargy are available to purchase from the Sacristy or the Parish Office, price £10.00.

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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. Antrin. For details/booking: marriageencounter.ie or 028 27638512

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DRUMBO PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO ROME, ASSISI & CASCIA

Including Divine Mercy Sunday in Rome 6 Night Pilgrimage to Assisi, Cascia, Rome & Vatican City,
27 April– 03 May 2019
Package price from £945.00 pps
Spiritual directors: Fr Conor Mc Grath & Fr Dominic McGrattan

Single rooms are now on a waiting list
This pilgrimage is an excellent opportunity for a parish-orientated group to explore Assisi, the Sanctuary of St Rita of Cascia & Vatican City, discover the fascinating history of our Christian faith. Pilgrimage includes return flights from Belfast City Airport (via Heathrow) to Rome, transfers, 4 nights Half-Board in a central hotel in Rome (within walking distance of the Vatican) & 2 nights Half-Board in a 4 Star Hotel in lower Assisi. Fully guided tours of Assisi, Cascia & Rome. The pilgrimage also aims to include the Divine Mercy Sunday Angelus address with the Holy Father, Pope Francis I (depending on the Pope’s calendar)

For more details, please contact the parish office 028 90812238 opt 2

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From Bishop Noel Treanor

I wish to make you aware of an initiative within the Diocese of Down and Connor that

is very beneficial to those who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Each day a BSL NI Sign Language Mass is provided via the webcam from St Vincent

de Paul Parish, Ligoniel, Belfast.

https://www.saintvincentdepaulligoniel.com/webcam

You can also watch a recording of the Mass externally at:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJf_QN2zqPzwKx4p6PJ18A

This will have subtitles.

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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

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

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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
Pleas

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