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Bulletin - 24 December 2017

                  4th  Sunday of Advent


Christmas Day – Monday 25 December

Church of All Saints                            Vigil, Sunday 9 00pm

                                                        11 00pm Polish Mass

                                                        Christmas Day 8 30am, 10 00am,

                                                        4 00pm Polish Mass

Church of St Patrick, Crebilly              Vigil, Sunday Midnight - 12 pm 

                                                        Christmas Day 11 00am


The Priests of the parish:  Fr Delargy and Fr McCaughan 
 would like to wish 
all parishioners a happy and holy Christmas
and a peaceful New Year.



 Weekday Masses 26- 29 December

  Church of All Saints                           Tuesday – Thursday 10 00am

   29 December                                  Friday –     10 00am only



                     MASS TIMES – 31 December

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 




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


Weekly offering  £4662
Christmas voluntary collection will be
taken up tomorrow
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

SVP shop closed from 22 December until
3 January


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

                                     Fr Paddy Delargy, Fr Damian McCaughan


We welcome those who have recently been baptised in the parish:

                                                Sofia Alexandra Heaney

                                                Emily Frances Hammond

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:             Matilda Sinclair  

                                            Pat McReynolds 


Month’s Mind:                    William Stafford

                                           George Fusco

Anniversaries:    Annie Graham, Margaret Donnelly (Rathkenny), Gary Porter, Harold McGarry, Donard Graham, Josephine Winter, Mary Gilmore, Seamus Magee,
Charles Magee, Nan Coyle, Michael & PJ Croskery, Rosetta McAleese, Pat Baxter (Sen), Jane King, Jose King (Sen), Mary Anderson, Margaret Walsh,Sally Rodgers,
Ciara Lynch, Michael Lynch, Pat McIlroy, Jimmy McCormick, Pat McCaffrey, Charlie Moore, James & Mary Laverty, Cahal McQuillan, Winnie McCallan, Catherine Gillan,
Veronica Marcella O’Donnell, Mairead Adams, Robert, Eileen & Bob Phillips, Vincent Montgomery, Catherine Morgan, Seamus O’Kane, Catherine & Joseph McAleese,
Mary & Peter McAlary, Fr Cowan, Fr Vincent McCartan, Fr Sean Breen, Ronnie Cherry, Olive Gallagher, Judith, Dean Jack Shearer, Terry Doherty, Kirsty Firth,
Joseph O’Connor, Ron Brotherton, Neil & Cissie Delargy, Elizabeth Casey, Vincent Diamond, Arthur & Fanny Quinn, William McAllister, Katie Devlin, Bridget Downey,
Brigid McReynolds, Eileen Ball, Peter & Susan Duffin, Pauline Dougan, Pat & Eileen O’Hare, Jeannie Molloy, Brendan Erwin, Patrick Lindsay, Michael Logue,
Gertrude Kelley, Bill Hooper, Margaret & Patrick McAteer, Eilish McCann, Jack Hannon, Margaret Walsh, Harry McCrudden, Sadie Dowds, Elizabeth McKay,
Mary Gribben, Thomas Patrick Stewart, Paul & Rose Hazzard, Thomas Darragh (Rasharkin), Mary McMahon, Greg Brett, Tony McCaughan, Victor Durkan,
Hugh, Frank & Hugo Gallagher



SVP food box can be found at the main door of All Saints’ Church. The society is grateful for donations of non-perishable foods and tinned meat only. 

The Adoration Chapel will close at 1pm on Saturday 23 December and will reopen on Wednesday 27 December as normal.  A happy holy and joy
filled Christmas to you all.


During the month of November and December young people attending All Saints’ Youth Club, instead of their 50p entry, donated non-perishable goods
when they visited the club.   Five bags of food where donated to Vincent's Food bank.  Thanks to everyone for their generosity. 


Parish Centre:

Repository, Gift & Holy shop opening – Wednesday 28 & Thursday
29 December10 30am-1 30pm.  Reopening Thursday 4 January 10 30am-1 30pm.

Old School Café will close from 22 December – 8 January.  For Funeral arrangements contact Claire 078 7977 4749.


Members of the Apostolic Work appreciate the donations received for the Cake Sale at the Christmas Fayre. 
The amount raised was £1400.  

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Bethany Bereavement local Support Group confidential Tel 078 4210 0060.

Support the Down and Connor Lourdes Pilgrimage for the Sick -The Emerald Ball - Titanic, Belfast - St Patrick’s Day, 17th March 2018.  
Dress is formal.     Tickets are £60 each and available from the pilgrimage secretary, Sinead on 9064 6040 or 9081 2238.


Would you have 2 hours a week to help someone living with cancer with everyday tasks?     Volunteers, over eighteen, are needed
in Ballymena and surrounding area and will be fully trained by Macmillan.    Contact 9070 8610 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Blood Transfusion sessions  - St Patrick’s Church Hall, Trostan Avenue – Wednesday 3rd & Thursday 4th January – 1 30pm-4 00pm
& 5 15pm-8 00pm.


Non Stop Parish Draw – Week 5 - £50 Mandy McLister/rose McCormick, £15 Mary Waide/Seamus Waide, £15 Hugh McGarry/Rose McCormick,
£15 Arthur McDonald/Bridie McReynolds, £15 Donal & Annemarie McToal/Marie Burke, £15 Annie Browning/Mona Loughlin, £15 Kathleen McGarvey/Mona Loughlin.

Week 6 - £50 Ciara Keenan/Eileen Kearney, £15 Francine Scullion/Robert McGroggan, £15 Kieran Mayo/Paddy Devlin, £15 Kendra Gilmore/Rose McCormick,
£15 Anne Ramsey/Rose McCormick, £15 John & rose McCormick/Rose McCormick, £15 Margaret Quinn/Margaret Quinn


St Patrick’s College - Open Evening for P6/P7 pupils – Wednesday -10th January.  The evening will commence with the Principal’s Address
at 6 30pm. 
All pupils and their parents are warmly invited to attend.


Mr Brady, the Governors and Staff of St Killian’s College, Garron Tower wish you a joyful and peaceful Christmas.

All Saints GAC wishes all our Club members and Parish friends a peaceful Christmas and a happy New Year. 



There will be no bulletin on 31 December  Anniversaries for that weekend will be included on 7 January


                      Feast of The Epiphany - 6 January


Church of All Saints               Vigil 7 30pm

                                           8 00am, 10 00am & 1 10pm


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