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Bulletin - 20 October 2019

We congratulate those who have recently been baptised in the parish

   Emmet Patrick Kennedy, Conan Derek Burnside, Rosie Marianne McGreevy  

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:       Connor Purdy (Randalstown), Pavol Stuchly

Anniversaries:  Marion Blayney, Francis McCrory, Clare O’Neill, Vera McQuillan, Margaret Young, Eileen McQuillan, Joe Moore, Harry & Marie Hasson, Liam Agnes, Sally Mayo, Jack, Mary & Frank Weir, Hugh McNally, Danny Kelly, Stella O’Neill, Patrick McKeown (Jnr), Br Columba, John Carey, Susan Duffin, Mona Duffin, May McNally, James McFall, Francis McNally, Catherine Molloy, Michael Hegarty, Margaret Reilly, Hugh Mulligan, Kelly Brett

Bethany Drop-in group – 4th Wednesday every Month – Parish Centre.
Contact 075 5788 2183 of
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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.


Catholic Engaged Encounter –2-day non-residential course in Castle Community Centre, Ballymoney – 21/22 March 2020. To book or 02827638512.

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

Wednesday Afternoon Get Together – 23 October - 2 pm-4pm.
Pharmacy Talk

Thursday Lunch – 31 October – 12.30pm.
Booking must be made by Tuesday before lunch with Claire on 078 7977 4749

Ministers of Holy Communion – essential, updated training for those who visit the sick/housebound – Tuesday 29 October –
7 - 8 30pm – Parish Centre.  Booking essential.  Contact 077 4606 6870 or Safeguarding - 9049 2798.

Table Quiz – Saturday 2 November – 8pm –
In Aid of African Missions Admission £5. Everyone welcome.



Trocaire Annual Gala Concert - Frs. Martin and Eugene O'Hagan, Margaret Keys, Soprano and the choir of St. Dominic’s Grammar School, Belfast - Clonard Monastery, Belfast - Friday 15th November – 7 30pm.  Admission free by ticket with a suggested donation on the night of £10.  For tickets and search ‘Trócaire Autumn Gala Concert’, or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or 9080 8030.


All Saints Scout Group - Meetings continue in the Parish Centre as follows;
Beavers - 6 to 8 years - Fridays 6 30pm to 7 30pm.
Cubs - 8 to10.5 years - Thursdays 6 00pm to 7 30pm.
Scouts - 10.5 to 14.5 years - Fridays 7 30pm to 9 30pm.
Explorer Scouts - 14.5 to 18 years - Fridays 7 30pm to 9 30pm

Boys & Girls welcome to join any section. Please note that the Beaver section is at maximum capacity and has started a waiting list. The new leadership team is particularly interested in hearing from potential adult volunteers who may have some time available to help the group in any capacity. For inquiries call/text  07740683977 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or check out our Facebook Page


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. 

Non-Stop Parish Draw – Week 48 £50 Corey Family, £15 Maura Doran, £15 Dennis and Stella Esler, £15 Anne O’Loan, £15 Waldron Family, £15 Sheila Reynolds, £15 Lisa Walsh. Thanks to Promoters E Kearney, B McReynolds, A O’Loan, P Devlin, R McCormick.


The £1000 draw will take place on Sunday 27 October.  Only fully paid-up members are eligible.  Note for Promoters – all subscriptions should be returned on or before Friday 25 October. 


Rachel's Vineyard weekend 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 email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it    Next weekend - 22 to 24 November. Location confidential.


Living Youth Habitat for Humanity - invites anyone 18+ to be part of the team to work in Malawi – 10-22 August 2020 (dates provisional).  For further information contact 9023 2432 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Closing date for applications – Friday 15 November 2019. 


 Trócaire’s Annual Remembrance Mass for deceased supporters - Saturday 2nd November - 6pm in St Malachy’s Church, Belfast.  Mass concelebrated by Bishop Noel Treanor and Fr. Michael McGinnity.

All Saints’ GAC –
Annual Dinner Dance - Friday 8th November - Great Hall, Galgorm Resort & Spa.  Club All Saints (13/10/19 draw) Lotto numbers:
03-08-15-22. No Jackpot winner. Hard luck prize: Maurice Goldring (£20). Jackpot this Sunday (20/10/19 draw) is now up to £3,300. Tickets available from usual sellers. Thank-you for your continued support of this important Club fundraiser.    Information; and


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