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Bulletin - 6 October 2019

     We congratulate those who have recently been baptised in the parish:  
Dominic Jack Miskella , Aleksander Pawel Halon,  Francuszek Rohde             

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:       Harry McKillop (Canada), Kyle McLaughlin

Month’s Mind:                Robert Doran

Anniversaries:  Jackie McNeill, Patrick McKeown, Mary McCormick, Kathleen O’Boyle, Gregory McCormack, Joe Moore, David Hendron, Eva McCarthy, Bill McElroy, Gerard McCormick, Rose Mulholland, Mary Mooney, Jackie McNeill, Isabel Molloy, John Reilly, Tom & Terry Logan, William Scullion, Annie McMonagle, Frank McWilliams, Maria Hasson, Joe Farren, Catherine McAuley, Gerald Quinn, Brendan Magill (London), Susan Davey, Caithlin O’Hara, Nan Browne, Briget Mulvenna, Catherine McClelland, Annie E McNeilly, James Wilson

Sunday 6 October – Day for Life.  Please take one of the Prayer Cards available in the Church porch.


Church Leaders of Ireland have called for the weekend – 12-13 October to be dedicated to prayer for the protection of the unborn in our society and women facing difficult and challenging pregnancies and their families.  Please take a copy of the ‘Choose Life’ prayer available in the Church porch. 

Support the online petition by Baroness Nuala O’Loan calling on the Secretary of State and Members of the NI Assembly to take action to prevent unregulated abortion being introduced to the North by Westminster on 21 October. Go to – (search for Nuala O’Loan).


Additional Leaders and assistants would be appreciated to assist with Children’s Liturgy.  If you can help please leave your contact details into the Parish Office as soon as possible.



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

Wednesday Afternoon Get Together – 16 October - 2 pm-4pm. Come and join in music exercise and dancing with Geraldine O’Kane. 

Parish Whist Drive – Thursday 10 October – 8 00pm


An Evening in Celebration of John Henry Newman – Wednesday
 9 October – Catholic Chaplaincy, Queens University. 
Mass 7 00pm, Lecture 8 00pm. 

Rosary for Faith and Life - 13th of October – 2 30pm.  For further information

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

Extraordinary Mission Month – Conference – St Mary’s University College, Belfast – 19 October. 
Celebrating and reflecting upon the richness of the Irish missionary tradition and hoping to promote a renewed sense of mission at homeContact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Woman’s World Day of Prayer – All Saints’ Church – 6 March 2020.  Preparation DayBelfast Central Mission, Glengall Street, Belfast – Saturday 19 October – Registration 10 00am.  Cost £5. 


 Fr Joseph Bill 5-day Silent Retreat – Knock Shrine – 4-8 November.  
Contact 078 1531 9710. 


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    


Thanks to all who contributed so generously to the recent MacMillan Coffee Morning.  The amount raised was £2000. 


Apostolic Work collection will be taken up at all Masses next weekend. 

Copies of the 2019 Ballymena Parish Pastoral Council Report available in the Church porch.  The Parish Pastoral Council invites you to join them for tea and coffee in the All Saints Parish Centre after 8.30am and 10.00am Mass on Sunday 27 October. You will have the opportunity to meet with Council Members and to discuss the Council's 2019 Annual Report. A Polish speaking member of the Council will be in attendance. 


All Saints’ Ministers of Holy Communion - New Daily Rota available.


A free screening of “Defend the Defenders”, a short documentary on Trocaire’s work in support of communities suffering serious human rights violations in Guatamala.  This film will be followed by a short discussion - St Mac Nissi’s Parish Centre, Randalstown -Thursday
17 October –
7 30 pm.

Join the Jingle – Ballymena Livestock Market – Saturday 12 October – 8 00pm.  Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Proceeds to Children’s Hospice.

Non-Stop Parish Draw – Week 46 - £50 Linda Gillan, £15 Bernie Scullion, £15 Lloyd Givens, £15 Dorothy O’Kane, £15 Frank McGreevy, £15 Rosaleen Redmond, £15 Eileen McAfee.  Promoters E Kearney, R McCormick, S McNeill, P Devlin, B Mullan. 


All Saints’ GAC – Our Juvenile Presentation Evenings - Monday 7th October for U6 to U10s; and Monday 14th for U12 to U16 (both 6:30 to 8:00pm). Please come along and support our young Saints.

Club All Saints (29/09/19 draw) Lotto numbers: 12-13-16-22. No Jackpot winner. Hard luck prize: Helen O’Dornan (£20). Jackpot this Sunday (06/10/19 draw) is now up to £3,100. Tickets available from usual sellers. Thank you for your continued support of this important Club fundraiser.; and

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