31 July 2016


Saturday 6.30pm Sunday 11.00am
Tuesday – Friday 9.30 am Mass


Monday and Tuesday from 2.00pm to 9.00pm

in the Chapel of Adoration.

Entrance is from the outside door at the left side of the Church.



  • Putting faith into action.
  • Authentic witness of our belief in the Real Presence of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament
  • A practical way of giving God adoration.
  • To show gratitude to Our Lord Jesus for our redemption.
  • Petitioning God for the needs of the parish and its people!


ADORATION– More Volunteers are required on Mondays and Tuesdays to cover the hourly slots: 4.00pm-5.00pm; 5.00pm6.00pm; 6.00pm-7.00pm. Volunteer slips are available at  the back of the Church and completed ones can be left in the Bulletin box.  Please consider giving an hour to Jesus in his Sacrament and receive the blessings that flow from this.

STANDBY LIST – If you cannot commit on a regular basis but are willing to be contacted to stand in for an Adorer from time to time please put your name and telephone number on the Standby List found in the Adoration Chapel and the back of the Church.

ROTA – It would be very much appreciated if you could kindly find a family member or friend to cover your hour when you are not available to come to Adoration.

CHAPEL OF ADORATIONThose who still wish to contribute to setting up this Chapel of Adoration may do so. Envelopes and slips can be found on the table at the back of the Church and returned to the parish office or placed in the Offertory collection baskets.


‘‘Indeed this is the will of my Father, that everyone who looks upon the Son and believes in him, shall have eternal life and I will raise him up on the last day”

(John 6: 40)


The next Baptismal Course takes place on Tuesday 16th August in the Iona Room, Parochial Hall from 8.00pm to 9.30pm. Please contact the Parish Office to register attendance or make enquiries.


The office is open Monday to Thursday 10.00am-12.30pm and Friday 10.00am-1.00pm

PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND – St. Patrick’s Parish, which hosts the Door of Mercy for Down and Connor Diocese, will lead a Pilgrimage of Mercy to Poland from Thursday 8th to Thursday 15th September.  Pilgrims will be accommodated on a half-board basis in a luxury 4* hotel in the historic city of Krakow.

Pilgrims will have an opportunity to visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine, the shrine at Czestochowa, Wawel Castle and Cathedral, the birthplace of St. John Paul II, the tomb of St. Faustina, the shrine of Divine Mercy and Auschwitz Concentration Camp.

Itineraries and booking forms are available from St. Patrick’s Parish Office, 199 Donegall Street, Belfast (tel: 02890324597). The cost of the pilgrimage is 995 Euros per person sharing (a single supplement applies). Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment


CLARE LODGE – A number of parishnors have already enjoyed excellent holidays in the refurbished Clare Lodge and all report of beautifully appointed single double and family rooms, fine food and very friendly staff. Contact Brenda McLarnnon for more infortmation or to book. 02843722849 or on mobile 07718588603


WEEKLY OFFERING – Cash Collection £1591.76

Many thanks to all who contributed so generously to the collection.

The Monthly Stipend Collection will be taken up at all Masses next weekend



ANNUAL CAMP– 35 members of St. Colmcilles Guide Unit headed to the Ardeche in France on Saturday morning , for a week of activities including, a two day canoe descent of the Ardeche River and bivocing overnight. We ask all parishionners to pray for us in the coming week that the girls will have a safe and enjoyable holiday.

IRISH DANCE SUMMER SCHEME – from this Monday 1st to Friday 5th August in St. Colmcille’s Parochial Hall  from 9.45am to 12.30pm.  Fun week of Irish dance for all, both experienced and beginner Irish Dancers welcome. Cost £55 per week. To book a place or enquire contact Nicola Oakes on  Leonardnicola@hotmail.com  or 077 1892 7242.


Going For Gold: next Monday 8th – Friday 12th August (fully booked);

Lisburn Leisureplex : Monday 15th August;

Tayto Park, Co Meath : Wednesday 17th August;

Vertigo Trampoline Park : Friday 19th August.

Enquries to Noeleen 078 7949 8131/ colmcilleyouth@yahoo.co.uk.

Forms available in Church Porch.

VOLUNTEERING – adults over 18 years of age, are invited to volunteer to help with children aged 4 – 8 years,  in the Going For Gold children’s holiday bible week.  Please consider helping on some or all of the dates on the mornings of: Monday 8th– Friday 12th August. Please contact Noeleen on 078 7949 8131/colmcilleyouth@yahoo.co.uk

 ‘‘A man’s life is not made secure by storing up treasure for himself, in place of making himself rich in the sight of God.’’

(John 12: 15,21)

SURFING LIFE’S WAVES Jim Deeds will launch his latest book, Surfing Life’s Waves, at St. Oliver Plunkett Parish during Féile an Phobail. Jim works for Living Church and is at the forefront of building lay involvement in the Catholic Church today. The book is written simply and is for anyone who is curious about life and the purpose to our existence. The event will start at 7.00pm on Monday 8th August in St. Oliver Plunkett Parish Hall, Glenveagh Drive. There will be readings, poetry, songs and a question and answer session.