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Bulletin - 11 November 2018

32nd Sunday of the Year




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

Church of All Saints                                  Monday – Thursday 10 00am

                                                                 Friday 10 00am & 7 30pm


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


Weekly offering £4011
Monthly offering £4205
5th National Collection for World Meeting of Families 
this weekend 10/11 November. 
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


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

                                     Fr Paddy Delargy, Fr Damian McCaughan           

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:            Phil Smyth

Month’s Mind:                    John Reilly                          

Anniversaries:    Hannah Perry, Marie McGillian, Deirdre McGillian, Susan Duffin, Mona Duffin, Martin McDonagh, William Orr,

Bernadette Kennedy, Roseanne Redmond, Doherty Family, David O’Neill, Robert Graham, Barney Dunseath, Charles Brown,

Cora McMahon (nee McQuillan), Mickey Joe Killough, Pat & Kathleen McGuigan, Liam Stafford, Kathleen & Willie Agnew, Hannah Glynn,

Mary Agnew, Frank McCormick, Moira Stock, Patrick McAuley, James & Bernadette McFaul, James Erwin, Regina Ledger, Jim McAllister,

Mary Laverty, William & Brigid McMullan, Fr Alex Darragh, Sadie Larkin, Audrey Matchette, Jonathan Bryson, Mick McAuley, Eamon Andrews,

John Green, Annie Bell, Peter O’Loan, Patrick Loughlin, Brian McAleese, Patrick McGroggan, Annie McKeown


Parish Centre Activities:

Repository Gift and Holy Shop – Monday - Saturday 10 30 am–1 30pm


Wednesday Get Together – 14 November – 2 00pm-4 00pm – Come and take part in the Quiz.


Lunch for Senior Citizens – Thursday 15 November – contact Claire to book your place - 078 7977 4749.


Table Quiz – Friday 16 November – 8 00pm.  Admission £5.  Everyone welcome.  Proceeds for the African Missions. 


Bingo – Every Sunday Evening – 8 00pm. Admission £5.  Come along and enjoy the chance to check for snowball games worth

£500 and £310.


Sew Saturday – Saturday 24 November – 10 00am-3 00pm.  Members of the Creative Crafters Group and Ballymena Soroptimists are

holding a sew-in day to support a Northern Ireland charity which provides free hand-made prostheses to women survivors of breast cancer. 

If you have been affected by this issue further information will be available.  Everyone welcome to call in at any time during the event.


Christmas Fayre – Friday 30 November – a few tables are still available. Contact Sean 078 4148 6979.


Annual Round Table gathering: Prayer Matters Saturday 1 December – 2 00pm-5 30pm.  Keynote speaker – Sr Elaine Kelly

To register email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or contact 2563 1236, 079 2708 9125 or 077 6997 4970. 




November - Month of the Holy Souls.  Many people choose to abstain from alcohol for the month of November and offer up their sacrifice

for their deceased loved ones. You can do likewise. Take the short term Pledge for November and say the Prayer daily: "I promise in honour

of the Sacred Heart of Jesus with the help of the Blessed Virgin Mary to abstain from all alcoholic drink during November".  

Annual Mass for Deceased Pioneers - Good Shepherd Church, 511 Ormeau Road - Wednesday 21st November -7 30pm.


Annual Mass for Deceased Parishioners – Friday 23 November – 7 30pm. Families and friends of those who have died during the past

year are invited to attend. 


Bethany Bereavement Support parish-based group ministry aims to help those bereaved and grieving.   Confidential Tel: 078 4210 0060.



Parish Draw – The new fifty-week Parish Draw begins on Sunday – 18 November.  Only 50p per week or £25 for the year. 

One prize each week of £50 and six of £15.  If you wish to contribute to the Draw and do not have a Promoter in your area please leave

your name, contact details and subscription into the Parish Office and a Promoter will contact you. 

Promoters – First Pay-in Friday 16 November – 7 00pm-9 00pm. 

Week 51 - £50 Tony McAvoy/P Devlin, £15 Pauline Robinson/B McReynolds,
£15 Brigid Mullan/B Mullan, £15 Anne Marie McNeill/S McNeill, £15 Alex Logan/R McCormick, £15 Olive McAtamney/A O’Loan,

£15 Colette Lyness/B McReynolds

Week 52 - £1000 Dylan Rafferty/R McCormick, £15 Kieran & Ethne O’Loan/E Kearney, £15 Margaret Canavan/M Burke,

£15 Waldron Family/P Devlin, £15 George Friel/S McNeill, £15 Madeline Marcus/B Mullan, £15 Patricia Murray/R McGroggan



50th Anniversary of Harryville Church – this autumn marks the golden jubilee of the opening of Mary the Mother of God Church in 1968.

A special service will take place in St Patrick’s, Crebilly on Sunday November 18 at 3pm to mark the anniversary and to dedicate a

monument to all those who prayed and served in Harryville during the forty-five years the Church was open.


Broadcast Mass – BBC Radio Ulster will be broadcasting Mass from All Saints’ on Sunday November 25 at 10.15am

(this will be our normal 10am Mass, slightly delayed) for the feast of Christ the King.



Ballymena Hospice Annual Christmas Fair – Wednesday 14 November – Tullyglass House Hotel – 11 00am-8 00pm.


St MacNissi’s Church Randalstown – 25 November – 7 00pm - Belfast Gospel Community Choir – Tickets available online at


NI Children's Hospice - Hooley Around the House 2 – Friday 30 November-St Comgall’s Club Larne – Tickets £10 from Larne

Hospice Shop or contact    07881771645 for details. 


The Knights of St Columbanus extend a warm invitation to their Annual Dinner - Friday 30th November - Adair Arms.  Smart/suit wear.

£35pp. Music by Jonny McCrory. Please contact either Frank McGreevey or Kieran Downey. 


Cell Meeting – Wednesday 14 November – 7 30pm.  For more information contact 2564 4541 or 2564 2526. 

November Dead Lists are now available from both churches.

GAA - Club All Saints (04/11/18 draw) Lotto numbers: 01-04-05-22. No Jackpot winner. Hard luck prize: T McKeown (£20). Jackpot this Sunday

11th November is now up to £3,500. Tickets available from usual;

SPECIAL MINISTERS OF THE EUCHARIST - The Parish needs new Ministers of the Eucharist to replace those wishing to stand down. 
If you know a fellow parishioner willing to distribute Holy Communion in the Church or take the Blessed Sacrament to the housebound,
please complete the nomination form below and return it to the Parish Office within the next two weeks. 
With their permission, I nominate:
Name:  ________________________________________________________

Address:  _____________________________________________________

Tel no:  _______________________________________________________

Nominated by:_________________________________________________
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