Home Bulletin 16th SUNDAY OF THE YEAR 21st JULY 2019

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS TEAM 1

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THIS WEEKS DIARY:

Tuesday 23rd July:St Bridget of Sweden, Religious, Patroness of Europe

Wednesday 24th July:St Declan, Bishop

Thursday 25th July:St James, Apostle

Friday 26th July:Ss Joachim & Anne, Parents of Our Lady

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Our prayers are requested for the following whose anniversaries occur around this time:Hugh O’Neill, Glady’s McKeating, Mamie McGrattan, Colette McCrory, Sadie Fitzsimons, Mary McCarthy, John & Isobel Monan, Maura Mackle, Kieron Stewart, Teresa Kearney, Nicola Campbell, Brian Ennis, Jane Daly, Jim Denvir.

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The Parish at Prayer:The Holy Rosary will be offered on Thursday 25th July at 7pm in St Cooey’s Oratory.

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MONTHS MIND MASS:Brian Mason, Saturday 27th July in St Patrick’s Church at 6.30pm

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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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EUCHARISTIC ADORATION takes place every Friday in St Cooey’s Oratory from 8.30am – 9.00pm.

Please sign your name on the sheet provided so that we know the Blessed Sacrament is not left unattended at any time.

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PARISH DRAW: Week 42

£50.00:Eoin, Lily & Ruth Dorrian, C/o Deerpark Road

£30.00:Andrew Fowler, Rockfield Drive

£20.00:Michelle Toner, Marian Way

£10.00:Maire Moreland, C/o The Spar

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Thank you to everyone who contributed to the collection taken up at ‘Sing Praise’ which amounted to £485.00.This year’s charity is “Wateraid” which helps transform lives around the world with water, toilets and hygiene. Thanks to everyone involved in organising ‘Sing Praise’ which was a lovely service, and well done to our local Spred Group.

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Silent Retreat:

Theme: “If you but knew the gift of God...”

Preached by: Fr. Kilian Byrne

Venue: Ards Retreat Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegl

Date:September 16th to 22nd

Cost: €390 full board

Contact:Helen : 086 1678027/ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

www.foyerofcharity.ie

A privileged time to come away from noise and distractions, and listen to the Spirit of God, - Who is Love. Silence, prayer, teachings & liturgy of the Church.

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St Vincent De Paul: Clare Lodge, Newcastle

Why spend Christmas or New Year alone when you can be among friends and have company

Clare Lodge Christmas breaks from 24th December – 27th Dec (accommodation & full board meals) - (single room occupancy £175.00) (Sharing room £145.00)

New Year 30th December – 2nd January (accommodation & full board meals) - (single room occupancy £175.00) (sharing room occupancy £145.00)

Alternatively, if you just wish to spend the day having Christmas Dinner and Evening Tea or New Year’s Dinner & Evening Tea in the company of others for the cost £20.00 (numbers for day visit limited to 20 people)

All bookings to be made in advance

For further information and any queries, please contact Clare Lodge Reception on 028 4372 2849 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

(All special dietary meals catered for via prior arrangement)

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Living Youth – Local Summer Pilgrimages 2019

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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Youth 2000 Summer Festival: Join over 1000 young people between 16 and 35 in Clongowes Wood College, Clane, Co Kildare from Thursday 15th August to Sunday 18th August 2019. If you want to come, you will need to book online, this is a very simple process and you may want to book a place on a free bus. For all frequently asked questions, online booking links and free bus information go to www.youth2000.ieor search youth2000 on socials or contact the National Office at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 01 6753690.

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Family Retreat at Drumalis on Saturday August 31st from 10.30am - 7pm. An exciting opportunity for young adults and their parent(s) to explore the significance of faith as a family, together with other families from across the Diocese. Led by Fr Darren Brennan. Cost £20 per person. For more information contact Maura This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Sheila or phone 028 28272196/28276455.

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“Get Together”, a community of bereaved families, invites you to our "From Inside Out”Conference on 19-9-19at Riddel Hall, Queen's University, Belfast: Featuring first hand insights from children and families on grief and trauma recovery, and Keynote address by Brid Carroll, Psychotherapist and Chair of the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network. If your work or volunteering brings you into contact with bereaved children, young people and families, this conference is for you. CPD certificates issued.For more information or to register, click here:https://www.cruse.org.uk/from-inside-out-conference

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Lough Derg 2019: The Three Day Pilgrimage is currently open. You may begin on any day until Tuesday 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 00 353 71 9861518) email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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STUDY THEOLOGY ONLINE

Attend Saturday lectures in Tallaght or from the comfort of your own home.Flexible Accessible Courses!Register Now for Autumn 2019. Tel: +353 1 404 8124

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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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SHALOM Media Brings to You ‘JESUS HEALS’: Thursday 8th August, St Colmcilles Church, 191A Upper Newtownards Road, Ballyhackamore, Belfast, Monday 12th August, Church of St Mary Star of the Sea, Whitehouse, 305 Shore Road, Belfast.All are invited to join this healing service and experience Jesus’ healing touch for the body, mind and soul, with Rev. Fr. Jilto George CMI.Contact Jacinta: 0775625114/ Roshni: 07737430680.

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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. 

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