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Bulletin - 15 September 2019

We congratulate those who have recently been baptised in the parish:                                                                                      Tristan Gabriel Hamill
                                    Carmen Louise Hayes

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:       Robert Doran, Maciej WieczorekNiall Diamond, Marino McGowan

Month’s Mind:              Mary McCambridge (Co Down)

Agnes McElroy, Archdeacon Kevin Donnelly, Joanne Graham, Ellen Gormley, Tommy McKeown, Patsy Neeson, Paul McGuigan, Jay Houston, John & Minnie Larkin, Annie Josephine Walsh, Johnny & Mary McGuckian, Martin McCarte, Patrick Ervine, Susan O’Boyle, Gertrude Butcher, Alfred Mooney, Patrick Francis McKenna, John, Annie & Sadie Walsh, John Downey, Rose Gallagher, Frank Dunlop, Sammy & Adrian Swann, James & Catherine Laverty, Pety Dougan, Mary & Alex O’Hara, Anne O’Loan, Seamus Marron, Cassie McDonald, Mary & Frank McGarry, Hugh McManus

Children’s Liturgy is scheduled to re-commence in October.  To comply with Safeguarding regulations additional leaders (over 18) and assistants are needed to allow this important activity to continue.  If you can help please leave your contact details in the Parish Office.


Would you like to become a Minister of the Word and read in All Saints’ Church? Training will be provided.  If interested please contact the Parish Office or Nuala O’Loan at 07769974970.  Course for new and existing Ministers – 21 September – Glendun Room, Parish Centre – 9 00am-2 00pm. 

Faith and Life ConventionSaturday 28 September - Our Lady and
St Patrick’s College, Belfast. 
 Theme - Faith in a Better World.   Booking forms can also be collected from the Parish Office.  Online bookings
Sing to the Lord a New Song – would you or your child like to sing at 10am Mass on Sundays?  We hope to set up a rotational system of three Choirs – Children’s, Youth and Adult – who would help to lead the singing at Mass. 
Practice would take place on Friday twice each month as follows: Primary School 4 30pm, Secondary School 5 15pm, Adults 6 15pm.
If interested text Phoebe on 077 3812 9600 leaving your details. 
For under 18s please state which year your child is in school.

Pitter Patter Toddler Group
will reopen Monday 16 September from            10 00am to 12 noon in the Youth Club.


St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society Ballymena cordially invite all Associate members and Parishioners to a Special Mass on Tuesday - 17 September -7pm - All Saints Church - on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Society in the parish.  Priests who are originally from the parish and past chaplains will be taking part in the concelebrated Holy Mass.  Light refreshments will be available afterwards in the Parish Centre.


If you would like to explore and enquire into the Catholic faith with a view possibly of Baptism or to discover what it is Catholics believe or to get a deeper understanding of your Catholic faith or as a help to return to celebrating your faith . . .
Contact the Parish Office before 25 September to register for the Rite of Christian Initiation course for adults. 


Pathways - a two-year broad-based adult faith development programme runs from October to June each year -held in Drumalis on nine Saturdays from 10 00am – 4 30pm.  Contact – 2827 2196 or 2827 6455 (Mon-Fri, 9 am – 5 pm) - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Tracey Cassidy will speak at Masses on 21/22 September on her experience of the course. 


Care for Creation’. – Braid Arts Centre – Monday 30 September –
7 30pm
.    A presentation on environmental issues from a practical and biblical-based perspective; organised by Ballymena Church Members Forum.


Non-stop Parish Draw Week – 43 - £50 Evan Sayers, £15 Paul & Emma Connon, £15 Kathleen Rowe, £15 Diane McGarry, £15 GP Loughran, £15 Callum Coleman, £15 Bridie Kelly.  Thanks to promoters Rose McCormick,
A Wilkinson, S McNeill & E Kearney. 


GAC - Club All Saints (08/09/19 draw) Lotto numbers: 12-15-17-23. No Jackpot winner. Hard luck prize: D Davidson (£20). Jackpot this Sunday (15/09/19 draw) is now up to £2,800. Tickets available from usual sellers. Thank-you for your continued support of this important Club fundraiser.

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

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