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Bulletin - 11 March 2020

We welcome those who have been recently baptised in the parish:
Noah McAdam, Emma McAdam, Amelia McMullan, Antonia Sredzinska and             Finn McArdle


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

Recently deceased:  John Higgins

Month’s Mind:  Sean Hassan                  

Anniversaries:  Robert Montgomery, Tommy Magill, Leo and Eileen Robinson, Liz McCullough, John O’Hara, John O’Loan, Margaret Gilchrist, Margaret McRandal, Kathleen Ward, Mary and Hugh McCormick, Richard Gordon, Mary McToal, Isabel Gallagher, Bob Scullion, Teresa Esler, Pat Short, Joe McNally, Jim McFall, John Higgins, Daniel Osborne, Richard O’Rawe, Rita O’Neill, Aled Eames, Mary Rhodes, Geraldine Lennon, Kathleen McQuillan, Darragh Ryan, Trudi Falls, Terry Fannin, Nellie Griffith, John Rhodes, Margaret Morgan, Frank Daly, Sean O’Dwyer, Teresa-Van-Es, John Evans, Sean Rafferty, Phonsie McEntaggart, Frank Clegg, Joe Stanley,  Fr Kevin Laheen, Marion O’Byrne, Mother Mary Angelica

Children’s Liturgy will take place today Sunday 8 March and Sunday
29 March at 10 00am Mass. 
 All primary school children welcome.

There will be a monthly Latin Mass in Our Lady & St Patrick’s, Ballymoney on the second Sunday of the month at 4pm, beginning today Sunday (8th March). 

LENT is a time to focus on our spiritual life by turning away from sin and committing ourselves more fully to following Jesus Christ.  Here in the parish there are many ways to take part in the Lent traditions of prayer, fasting and almsgiving.

Masses during Lent – Monday – Thursday 7 30am & 10 00am
Friday 10 00am & 7 30pm.  Saturday 10 00am. 

Many people choose to abstain from alcohol during Lent. Please consider taking the short- term Lenten Pledge Lenten Pledge - I promise in honour of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and with the help of the Blessed Virgin Mary to abstain from all alcoholic drink during Lent.    Stations of the Cross will be prayed each weekday at 12noon.

 Parish Centre:

Repository, Gift and Holy ShopMon-Sat - 10 30am-1 30pm.
Cards and gifts for Confirmation, St Patrick’s Day, Easter and First Communion are now available. 

The N. I. Hospice and the Children’s Hospice have thanked the Parish Centre Entertainment Committee and the Old School Café for donations of £2456.94.

Year 8s are invited to join the GIFT programme on Tuesday from
 7 00-9 00pm. 
If you have not yet registered, forms are available from the parish office or 077 9113 8464.

Wednesday Get Together – 11 March – Come along for the Quiz!

Thursday Lunch – 19 March Booking must be made before Tuesday 17 March. Contact Claire 078 7977 4749

Sunday 22 March:  Mother’s Day 3 course lunch will be served 12.30 – 3.30pm in the Old School Cafe.  Limited places available.  If in interested, please contact Claire at the café as soon as possible.

Parish Whist – Thursday 12 March – 8 00pm. Everyone welcome.

Coffee Morning in Aid of the African Missions – Friday 20 March – after 10 00am Mass.

"Journey into Freedom" (Giving God Another Chance) Lenten Course - continues at 7.30 Monday 9 March. This week’s talk is by Micky Harte – What do I really believe?   All welcome. 

Accord provides a counselling service for any couple who may be experiencing difficulties or challenges in their relationship. The Ballymena Centre is situated in All Saints’ Parish Centre.  Tel 9033 9944 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Non-Stop Parish Draw – Week 16 £50 Anne McCormick, £15 Philomena O’Neill, £15 Colette Delargy, £15 Jack O’Kane, £15 V&P Davey, £15 Jenny Loughran, £15 Martin McConville. Promoters – R McCormick,     A O’Loan, A Wilkinson, M Loughlin.

Club All Saints (01/03/20 draw) Lotto numbers: 05-11-19-24. No Jackpot winner. Hard luck prize: L McNally (£20). Jackpot this Sunday (08/03/20 draw) is now up to £1,700. 

 

NEW PARISH ENVELOPE DISTRIBUTION

Distribution of the new year’s envelopes will begin next Sunday 15 March and will be available for 2 weeksThere will be a change to how the envelopes are being distributed.

Envelope boxes will be marked with your name and address and you will have the same number as you currently have. It would be helpful therefore if you know your number before collection.

 

Envelope Numbers 001- 160 - Will be available in Crebilly Chuch (at back of the Church)

Envelope Numbers 161-End - Will be available in All Saints Church (in Confessional at back of the Church)

If your box is in Crebilly Church and you want to collect it from All Saints or if your box is in All Saints and you want to collect it from Crebilly, let the volunteer know – and we will have it there for collection on the 2nd Sunday.

A volunteer will be available at all Masses to assist with the distribution.

If you are new to the parish or do not have envelopes we would encourage you to take a box. If you are a tax payer please ask the volunteer about completing a Gift Aid form.

 
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