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Bulletin - 22 September 2019

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

                        Emily Kate Lyness, Ellie Diane McAuley                                                                

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:       Rose Murnin, Anne McCarroll (Cloughmills), Philip O’Hara (Belfast), Stella Higgins ( Glenravel)

Month’s Mind:              Chris Neeson    

Norma O’Neill, Alina Elizabeth Chris, Patricia Corr, John & Mary Butler, Kevin & Eilish Arbuthnot, Margaret Moore, Mary McAleese, Susan & Leo O’Boyle, Thomas Moore, Fr Eddie Donnelly, John Diamond, Margaret Loughlin, John Martin, Ailis McGuigan, Brigid McCann, Sheila & Joe McGrath, William Lee, Bridget Purta, Barney Larkin, Ursula & Archie Devlin, Colin Montgomery, Bobby & Sarah Grant, Rosina Letters, Ann McNeill, Adrian McWilliams, Hugh Boyle


Leaders and assistants urgently required if Children’s Liturgy is to re-commence in October.   If you can help please leave your contact details into the Parish Office as soon as possible.


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    Main speaker Michael Camdessus, a member of the Pontifical Council on Justice and Peace. 

Christine – Koinonia Community – speaker at Prayer Group – Monday 23 September – 7 30pm. 


Repository, Gift and Holy Shop –opens 10 30am-1 30pm

Wednesday Afternoon Get Together – 25 September - 2 pm-4pm.  Come and take part in some games.

Advanced Irish Language
- Every other Thursday from 26th 6 00 - 7 00pm
Contact Rosie on 077 4068 4152 for further details.

McMillan Coffee Morning – Friday 27 September – 10 00am-12 30pm.
Proceeds to McMillan Pallative Care Unit, Antrim Area Hospital.

All Saints’ Fitness Club – Every Monday 11 00am-12noon. 



Bethany Bereavement Support ministry aims to help those bereaved and grieving.  Would you like to help those people in this parish?  Contact 07557882183, or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it    


Lough Derg: One Day Retreats in September: Sat 21, Sun 22 & Sun 29. Living with Suicide, Sat 28 September. 
Advance booking essential - 071 9861518 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Days of fasting and prayer for protection of life - 8th - 17th October.

Day for Life - The Scourge of Domestic Abuse – 6 October 2019 when we prayer for those victims of Domestic Abuse and their families.  Prayer cards will be available in the Church porch.   

To mark Extraordinary Mission Month – October 2019 – Missionary Young People and Children’s Day - Friday 11 October – 4 30pm-7 30pm – Braid Parish.  This will include climbing Slemish, a Prayer Service and a BBQ.  Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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.

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’ - 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 –
£50 Mary & Danny McClelland, £15 Greta McKenna, £15 Austin Mulholland, £15 June Goodfellow, £15 Beth Reilly,
£15 Eileen Kearney, £15 Paddy Johnston.  Thanks to promoters P Devlin,
A Wilkinson, E Kearney, M Burke, S McNeill & R McCormick. 

Blood Transfusion sessions – St Patrick’s Hall, Trostan Avenue –
1st and 2nd October – 1 30pm-4 00pm & 5 15pm-8 00pm. 


 All Saints’ GAC – Club All Saints (15/09/19 draw) Lotto numbers: 03-14-17-23. No Jackpot winner. Hard luck prize: S McCambridge (£20). Jackpot this Sunday (22/09/19 draw) is now up to £2,900. 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

Copies of the 2019 Ballymena Parish Pastoral Council Report will be available in the Church porch. 


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