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Bulletin - 24 February 2019

7th Sunday of the Year


All Saints’ Church
Saturday Vigil 6 00pm

Polish Mass 4 00pm

Sunday 8.30am, 10.00am, 12.30pm


St Patrick’s, Crebilly            Saturday Vigil 5 00pm

                                         Sunday 11 00am


                                       Weekday Masses

All Saints’ Church                                      Monday – Thursday 10 00am

                                                                 Friday 10 00am & 7 30pm



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


Weekly offering £
Collection for Sick & Retired priests
will be taken up on 9/10 March.
Please use your spare blank envelope  
Thank you for your 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 congratulate those who have recently been Baptised in the parish:

                                                Abi-Lee Walker

                                                Harry Walker

                                                Ollie Walker


We extend our sympathies to the families of those who died recently and those whose month’s mind and

anniversaries occur about now.


Month’s Mind:                    Roy Logan


Recently Deceased:          Mary Gribben

                                         Kevin Carey (Glenravel)


Anniversaries: Margaret Rafferty, Anne Clegg, Margaret Laverty, Jim & Greta Mullan, Jim & Ellie Clewley, Patsy Sherwin,

Rosie Hamill, John O’Kane, Richard O’Rawe, Patrick Lindsay, Annie Millar, Mary Higgins, Margaret Mary McGarry, Jane,

Brendan & William Kelly, Aiden MacRory, Jack McAlister, Martha Boyle, James Stewart, John Maughan, Gregory Mayo,

Tommy & Margaret Quinn, Jim O’Hara, Pat O’Hagan, Edward Harrington, Kathleen Kelly, Nan Cushenan





Evangelising the Baptised - our seven week course continues this Tuesday -
 7.30pm in the parish centre.
   Everyone is very welcome to attend.


Trócaire is looking for volunteers in the Diocese to bring social justice alive in their parishes. Contact

9080 8036 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 ‘How marvellous it would be at the end of the day each of us could say: today,
I have performed an act of charity towards others.’  Pope Francis.


Rachel’s Vineyard retreats are a beautiful healing opportunity for anyone struggling with the spiritual or

emotional pain of an abortion.  For information call Marian in complete confidence on 07814 748 744 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  


Parish Draw – Week 14 - £50 Fred McGuigan/Paddy Devlin, £15 Nuala McErlane/Eileen Kearney, £15 Jason Gibbens/Sinead McNeill,

£15 Marcus Rafferty/Rose McCormick, £15 Phyllis Phillips/Ann Wilkinson, £15 William Wilkinson/Ann Wilkinson. 



Prayers of Blessing for Ballymena - Friday 1st March 12 45pm-1 30pm in Victory Praise Community Church, Pennybridge Industrial Estate. 



Women’s Annual World Day of Prayer – Friday 1 March – 8 00pm – High Kirk Presbyterian Church.  Theme: Come – Everything is ready.  All welcome. 


Parish Centre Activities:

Repository Gift and Holy Shop – 10 30am to 1 30pm - Monday – Saturday.
St Patrick’s Day, Easter and First Communion cards and gifts now available. 


Wednesday Get Together group would like to thank all those who come and join in our very diverse afternoon sessions of music, dancing, Bingo,

Quizzes, Bus trips and enjoy tea/scones and parties on special occasions.  We would also like to thank our many volunteers who give of their time

by playing music or organising quizzes.  Over the past five years we have been able to raise funds for Friends of the Cancer Centre £700 and

Chest, Heart & Stroke £600. 

According to research, social isolation increases the risk to your well-being and human contact helps with all aspects of health and well-being. 

So why not come along and join us each Wednesday from 2 00pm-4 00pm.  Programme of activities available from the Parish Centre Office. 

Come and enjoy a game of Bingo – 27 February - 2 00pm – 4 00pm.


Thursday Lunch – 28 February – 12 30pm – Cost £5.  It is essential to book by Tuesday.  Contact 078 7977 4749. 

Table Quiz – Friday 8 March – 8 00pm.  £5 per person includes refreshments.  Tickets available at the door.  Everyone welcome. 

Proceeds in aid of Cruse Bereavement Care. 



ASPR/PAUSE run a support group for addiction at 10 00am every Wednesday morning.  Contact 075 1742 8918. 




Pilgrimage to Rome, Assisi & Cascia - including Divine Mercy Sunday in Rome - 27 April– 03 May.   Small number of spaces a

vailable.  Package price from £945.00 pps.  Single rooms available.   Application form available 9081 2238 Option 2.  Spiritual Directors-

Fr Conor McGrath & Fr Dominic Mc Grattan.



Good Relations Concert – Tuesday 5 March – 7 30pm – Braid Arts Centre. Pipes & drums of PSNI & the Band of An Garda Siochana. 

Free admission by ticket only.  Tickets available – Braid Arts Centre. 


'Strictly Come Dancing' in aid of the Lourdes Pilgrimage.  Join us for a superb evening of fun and entertainment in

Carryduff Parish Centre - 15th March – 7 30pm.  Ticket: £15 for Adults, £7.50 for children.  Can be ordered through the

Carryduff Parish Office on 028 9081 2238 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



All Saints GAC – Club All Saints (17/02/19 draw) Lotto numbers: 09-12-19-23. No Jackpot winner. Hard luck prize: A M McGillion (£20).

Jackpot this Sunday (24/02/19 draw) is now up to £1,900. Tickets available from usual sellers. Thank you for supporting this important Club fundraiser.

For all the latest Club information including fixtures and upcoming events,;



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