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EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS TEAM 2

Our prayers are requested for the following whose anniversaries occur around this time: Elizabeth Rothwell, Dan Crawford, Bernie McNally, Fr. Vincent McNabb, Eleanor Magee, Jack Denvir, Patrick McMullan, Thomas & Rose Merron, Lily Wilson, Jim Wilson, Robert McKissick, Agnes Smyth, Bob Smyth.

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This Weeks Diary

Wednesday 27th June:St Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop & Doctor

Thursday 28th June:St Irenaeus, Bishop & Martyr

Friday 29th June:Ss PETER & PAUL, Apostles

Saturday 30th June:The First Martyrs of the Holy Roman Church

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A Mass to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of St Cooey’s Oratory will be held in St Cooey’s on Monday 25th June at 7.30pm.The main celebrant is The Most Reverend Anthony Farquhar. Everyone is welcome to The Golden Jubilee Mass, and we hope you will join us for refreshments in the Market House afterwards. So please come along and join in the celebration in this the year of The World Meeting of Family’s.

 

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The Parish at Prayer:The Holy Rosary will be offered on Thursday 28th June at 7pm in St Cooey’s Oratory.

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HOLY HOUR IN HONOUR OF JESUS THE DIVINE MERCY will be held next Sunday 1st July at 6.00pm in St Patrick’s BallygalgetBus will leave the Square, Portaferry at 5.30pm.

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SICK AND HOUSEBOUND During the weeks commencing Monday 18th, & 25th June and 2nd July, sick and housebound will be visited in the following areas:Ashmount Drive, Ashmount Park, Beechwood Avenue, Elmgrove Crescent, Laurelbank Park, Dunevly Road, Deerpark Road, Drumardan Road, Loughdoo Road, Ballygalget Road, Newcastle Road, Tullymally Road, Portaferry Road, Ballygarvigan Road.

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St Columba’s College

MONSTER BINGO

Sunday 24th June @ 4.00pm

Great Prizes, come along for a good afternoons craic.

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Ballyphilip Folk Group and Friends

Afternoon Tea

Music – Dance - Raffle

Sunday 1st July at 2.00

St Patrick’s Community Centre

In aid of Parish Funds and Alzheimer’s Society

Tickets £5.00 from the Rock Bakery or pay at the door

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PARISH DRAW: Week 38

£50.00:Ann Ritchie, Elmgrove Crescent

£30.00:Jacqueline Buckle, Church Street

£20.00:Siobhan Curran, The Square

£10.00:John Barcatelli, Church Street

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Dementia Friends Workshop

Having registered with the Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Friendly Communities, Ballygalget GAC are hosting a Dementia Friends workshop on Monday 25th June from 6.45pm-8.45pm. This free workshop will teach people about the signs and symptoms of dementia as well as how to support someone living with the condition. Individuals, businesses and sporting groups are all welcome. To book a place please contact Roisin Coulter or text 07759982635.

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CHILDRENS LITURGY will finish the weekend 30th June, 1st July.Congratulations to all the children who attended.Thank you to everyone on the team for their dedication and commitment.

If you would like to join the team as a leader or a helper, please contact Maureen Lennon 028 427 28754.Children’s Liturgy will resume in early Autumn.

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TICKETS FOR THE FINAL MASS IN PHOENIX PARK – SUNDAY 26 JUNE 2018

(Those who have already registered to attend the Pastoral Congress and Final Mass do not need to do anything further.They will receive their ‘print at home’ tickets via email closer to the event).

Single day tickets for the Final Mass are free and will be available from the website from 25th June.

You will need a ticket for the Final Mass in Phoenix Park

From 25th June, book your tickets by using the online form on the website - www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/Tickets/Closing-Mass-ticket-only

Your tickets will be sent to you closer to the event

Every adult and child attending will need a ticket.Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.All tickets will be for standing sections

It is not possible to apply for tickets for both Phoenix Park and Knock, as both events will take place on the same day.You may only apply for one of these events

Your tickets will be sent by email in the form of a ‘print at home’ ticket.This will include travel information,

along with details of how to get to your section of Phoenix Park for the Final Mass

Any further information will be communicated to you as and when it becomes available.

If you have any queries please contact: – or Tel:02890321713

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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 practices Wednesday 27th June and Wed 11th July

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

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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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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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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