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EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS TEAM 1

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THIS WEEKS DIARY:

Monday 1st July:St Oliver Plunkett, Bishop & Martyr

Wednesday 3rd July:St Thomas, Apostle

Thursday 4th July:St Elizabeth of Portugal

Friday 5th July:FIRST FRIDAY, St Anthony Zaccaria, Priest

Saturday 6th July:St Maria Goretti, Virgin & Martyr

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Our prayers are requested for the following whose anniversaries occur around this time:Anne Fitzsimmons & Billy McCrudden (First Anniversaries), Elizabeth Rothwell, John, Bridie & Kevin McNamara, Mary McCormick, Mary Denvir, Jinnie Denvir, Lil Hughes, Patrick McMullan, Grace Manning, Eamon mac Polin.

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MONTHS MIND MASSES:

Jean Denvir, Monday 8th July, 7.30pm St Cooey’s Oratory.

K.T Parkinson, Saturday 13th July 6.30pm St Patrick’s Church.

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Mass with the Anointing of the Sick will be held on Wednesday 3rd July at 7.30pm in St Cooey’s Oratory.

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The Parish at Prayer:The Holy Rosary will be offered on Thursday 4th July at 7pm in St Cooey’s Oratory.

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There is no Divine Mercy Holy Hour in July the next one will be held in August.

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The Parish Office will be closed from Thursday 27th June until Friday 5th July.There will be no bulletin the weekend 6th/ 7th July.

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Fr. Feargal would like to thank everyone involved in looking after the grounds at St Cooey’s Wells and preparing for our Annual Mass.He wishes everyone a restful & happy Summer Break, and for those going on holiday a safe and enjoyable time.

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DURING JULY AND AUGUST FRIDAY MORNING MASS WILL BE HELD IN ST COOEY’S ORATORY AT 9.30AM, COMMENCING FRIDAY 5TH JULY.

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SICK AND HOUSEBOUND

During the weeks commencing Monday 1st, 8th and 15th July, sick and housebound will be visited in the following areas: Dunevly Road, Abbacy Road, Deerpark Road, Loughdoo Road, Drumardan Road, Ballygalget Road, Newcastle Road, Ardminnan Road, Tullymally Road, Portaferry Road, Ballygarvigan Road, Cloughey Road, Rockfield Park, The Gables, Links Crescent, Marian Way, Armstrong Avenue, The Fairways, The Square, Castle Street, Church Street, Anne Street, Church View, Barrhall Road.

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PARISH DRAW: Week 39

£50.00:John Murray Sr. C/o Blaney’s Shop

£30.00:James Magee, Cloughey Road

£20.00:Sarah Murphy, Shore Road

£10.00:Mary Pucci, Rockfield Park

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CHILDRENS LITURGY will finish this weekend, 29th & 30th June. 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.Hope you all have a lovely Summer Break.Children’s Liturgy will resume in early Autumn.

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PresenCE Cross Community Group Portaferry

“SING PRAISE” Sunday 14th July 2019

A Cross Community Service of Music and Song

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

Choir practices Wednesday 3rd and Wednesday 10th July after Mass in St Cooey’s Oratory 8.15pm – 9.15pm.

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Quiet Room:Drop in for some peace and quiet every day from Saturday 13th to Friday 19th July, 12.30pm to 4.30pm in The Castle Yard. (beside Peninsula Sports).

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OPEN HOUR:Drop in to the Ferry Street Methodist Church from 11am to 12noon to hear from people telling their stories, followed by refreshments.Saturday 13th, then Monday 15th to Friday 19th July.

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First Saturday Devotion of Reparation as requested by Our Lady of Fatima will take place in St Joseph’s Church, Killough, Chapel Street, BT30 7QJ on Saturday 6th July: Sacrament of Reconciliation from 9.00am; Rosary at 9.00am; Meditation on the Mysteries of the Rosary at 9.30am, Holy Sacrifice of the Mass at 10.00am.

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The Ards Peninsula Pioneer Youth Project would love to hear from anyone who would be available from 15-18th July in the evening time to assist in the running of The Place2be venue during Gala Week. This happens in Ballyphilip Parish Centre each evening from 7.30 -9.30pm where there will be an exciting programme of activities, crafts and food.No qualifications necessary - just a passion for supporting young people and seeing them have fun! Please get in touch with stevie garrett on 07873621109 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .Potential volunteers will have to undergo the Youth For Christ NI process involving an Access NI

check and associated application forms.

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Save our Sunflower Campaign, Kennedy Centre, Saturday 29th June 2019, 9am – 5pm

We need Stem Cell donors in the fight to save the lives of leukaemia sufferers. If you are fortunate enough to be a match for someone, just think how it would feel to save someone’s life.The whole process only takes three minutes with a simple cheek swab.Your support is greatly needed.

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A Massive Pro-Life Rally will be held in Dublin on Saturday, July 6, 2019. This is a crucial time in the history of our country to join together to be the voice of the voiceless! A coach will be traveling to the Rally from St Patricks chapel, Downpatrick @ 9.30amContact Gerard on 07575466470 or Anna on 07397809239.for times and availability. For further details please contact the Rally for Life Committee on02890278484or click onwww.rallyforlife.net

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Diploma in Pastoral Theology at Drumalis in association with St Patrick’s Pontifical College, Maynooth. Applications are now being accepted for this two-year, part-time, intensive course which begins in September 2019.Information available at http://www.drumalis.co.uk or by emailing or by phoning Drumalis during office hours – Tel: 028 28272196/28276455.

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Living Youth – Local Summer Pilgrimages 2019

Summer Madnessjoin with over 2,000 other young people, from all religious backgrounds, across the island of Ireland to celebrate, connect and explore your faith. This 5-day camping experience at Glenarm Castle is on from 28th June – 2nd July 2019, Cost: £120, Age: 15 – 18.

Camino Through the Mournes – join with other young adults to spend time together in a faith environment, all through the medium of outdoor activities such as hikes, walks and outdoor adventures. Stay in Newcastle Co Down from 6th – 9th August 2019, Cost: £125, Age: 18 – 25.

For more information and to apply go to www.livingyouthni.org or follow Living Youth on Social Media.

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The Joy of Love in Marriage

A Marriage Enrichment Weekend offers married couples (of all ages) private time to rekindle the joy of their love.The next Weekend (residential) will be from 13th to 15th September in the Dromantine Conference Centre, Newry and The Lake Hotel Killarney, on 15th -17th November 2019. For info. and to book, visit www.marriageencounter.ieor call +44 770 281 2321or +35387 784 0408.

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ACCORD provides counselling services for couples who may be experiencing difficulties in their relationship. We also offer Marriage Preparation courses for couples preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage. The Belfast Centre is situated in Twin Spires Centre, Northumberland Street, Belfast.Tel No-028 90339944 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. 

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on Saturday 12th November 2016

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price £30 which includes tea/

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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