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Bulletin - 18 March 2018

Fifth Sunday of Lent


                       SUNDAY MASS TIMES

Church of All Saints
Saturday Vigil 6 00pm

Polish Mass 4 00pm

Sunday  8.30am, 10.00am, 12.30pm

Church of St Patrick, Crebilly

Saturday Vigil 5 00pm

Sunday 11 00am 


                                  Weekday Masses for LENT

  Church of All Saints                           Monday - Thursday 7 30am, 10 00am

                                                         Friday 10 00am & 7 30pm             



  Church of All Saints              Saturday 12 00pm – 1 00pm & before Vigil Mass 


Weekly offering £4046
Collection for Needy Parishes will be 
taken up this weekend
Thank you for your continued generosity 

Parish Office – 028 2564 1515

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Parish Centre – 028 2563 1236

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Facebook – fb.Me/ballymenacatholic

SVP shop: 028 2564 4122

SVP Helpline: 028 2565 0417

Harryville Helpline: 028 2563 1611


If you are new to the parish please introduce yourself to one of the priests:

                                     Fr Paddy Delargy, Fr Damian McCaughan


We welcome into the parish those who have been recently baptised

                                                Thea Clare Hudson

                                                Ellie Mae McConnell

                                                Alexander Gawlik

                                                Nathan William McLaughlin


We extend our sympathies to the families of those who died recently and those whose month’s mind and anniversaries occur about now.

Recently deceased:            Susan Stewart (Randalstown)

Month’s Mind:                    Angela Esler        


Anniversaries:    Ann Graham, Harry Allan, Seamus Metrustry, Sarah O’Loughlin, Patrick and Annie Hassan, Siobhan O’Hara, John Neeson, Paddy Devlin,

Rose McQuaide, Tony Faith, Patrick Lindsay(Sen), Annie Larkin, Mary Larkin, Robert(Bob) Larkin, James Esler, Patsy McKervey, Rosemary McGarry,

Bertie McKenna, Rose McKenna, Jim Nugent, Joe Hamill, Harry Herbert, David Riddlesdell, Anne Leonard, Hugh Crowfoot, Joseph O’Neill, Sophie and

Eric Erikson, Dougie Walsh, Arthur Downey, Michael McAleese, Annie Kelly, Cassie McLeod(nee Dunlop), Paddy Dunlop, Willie Dunlop, Thomas Quinn,

Douglas Walsh, Mary McCartney, Elizabeth Dougan, Charles Connon, John and Ellen Logan, Anne Rohr



Lenten Devotions – All Saints’ Church – We will continue to celebrate Vespers and Benediction by candlelight on the Sunday

evenings of Lent – 7 00pm  

Stations of the Cross each weekday during Lent at 12 noon in All Saints’ Church


“…to lend your neighbour a helping hand is to keep the Commandments Ecclesiasticus / Sirach 29:1. This St. Patrick’s weekend we

celebrate the huge change brought about in the developing world which is made possible by the generosity of people in Ireland.


Conversation on family values with Tracey Harkin from Iona Institute –Parish Centre - Tuesday 20 March - 7 30pm – 9 00pm.
 ‘Communicating truth with compassion in a secular world.’ 
How to answer awkward questions on current moral issues.


Registration for individual pilgrims and families WMOF Congress is open via  Guarantee your ticket(s) for the

Festival of Families on Saturday 25th August and for the Closing Mass on Sunday 26th August.  Interested in volunteering?  Contact

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Parish Centre:


Repository Gift and Holy Shop - Monday to Saturday 10.30 am– 1.30pm - now stocking Easter cards, 1st Holy Communion and

Confirmation gifts and cards. 


Wednesday Get Together – 21 March.  Easter Egg Decorating Demonstration.  Bingo. Everyone welcome.


Apostolic Work Whist Drive – Wednesday 21 March – 8 00pm.  Come along and bring a friend. 


Coffee Morning in Aid of the African MissionsFriday 23rd March after 10am Mass


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Building Community Together - 6-8th April 2018.  Weekend gathering organised by the Focolare Movement - Stranmillis University

College, Belfast.  Families are welcome. Separate programmes for children.  Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   telephone 9066 1028 or  Suggested donation to cover the cost of the day £10.


The Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Shrine of the Venerable Matt Talbot Saturday 7 April 2018 - Concelebrated Mass - 12.30pm

in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Sean McDermott Street, Dublin. The cost for the trip is £25.  Contact 077 1891 4692,  2175 8608, 2075 1595

or 2564 2432.                


Achieving Best Care at Life’s End’ – Keynote speaker Baroness Nuala O’Loan – 24 March – 9 15am-3 15pm - St Mary’s University

College, Belfast.  Contact 9264 6861 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Early booking essential. 


You are invited to pray the Rosary at a Mass Rock near you– 18 March –
 2 30pm for the preservation of Life and Faith.



New Parish Envelopes will be available for collection at all Mass on 17/18 March and 24/25 March.  Please ensure each household obtains a set. 


The Volunteer Mission Movement is hoping to recruit a Part-time Temporary worker to represent the VMM in Ireland.

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Bethany Bereavement local support group Confidential Tel: 078 4210 0060


Non Stop Parish Draw – Week 18 £50 Marie Weir/Mona Loughlin,  £15 Marie McCormick/S Waide, £15 Jock McKay/Marie Burke,

 £15 Kathleen McCormick/Rose McCormick, £15 R Clarke/Ann Wilkinson,  £15 Ciaran Cassley/Mona Loughlin, £15 T O’Boyle/B McReynolds


Day of Renewal – Saturday 24 March – St Bernard’s Church Hall, Glengormley. Mass at 10 00am.  Leader: Fr Darren Brennan.

Bring a packed lunch.  Tea and coffee provided.  Freewill donation.  Closes 4 00pm. 


Ministers of Holy Communion – We are currently updating contact details. Please contact Eileen on 2564 1564 with an up to

date telephone and/or mobile number.   



Club All Saints - One Jackpot winner – Jenny Casey.  Jackpot this week now £500.  Tickets now on sale at Diamond’s Newsagents,

Broughshane Street; from usual sellers; or you can play online at   New members very welcome. 

Club information including fixtures and upcoming events view 






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