30th Sunday of Year St Gerard’s Parish Recently Deceased

30th Sunday of Year
St Gerard’s Parish
Offertory Coll. —this week’s Counters
R. Mc Cann : M. Shields : U. Ferguson
Mass Times
Daily Monday to Friday
Plus Thurs Novena Mass
Saturday 9.30am &
6.30pm Vigil (Sun)
9.30am & 11.30am : 7pm
Holy Days Vigil 7.30pm Morning 9.30 &
Confessions Wednesday & Friday mornings after 9.30am Mass & Saturday 5.30pm
to 6.30pm or by arrangement at the
Parochial House
Baptisms 2nd & 4th Sundays of each
month @ 12.45pm or by appointment
Novena Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena held every Thursday @ 7.30pm
Winter time : Clocks go back 1hr. Saturday
night— Masses will be at wintertime settings
Sacrament Classes : As a service for
Catholic children who attend Non-Catholic
schools, pre-sacramental classes for 1st Penance & 1st Communion will be provided by
a fully qualified teacher in St Bernard’s PS
There will be an Information session on @
4.30pm Tues 25th Nov (St Bernard’s PS)
for parents with children wishing to make 1st
Penance in 2015 and a meeting for parents
with children wishing to make 1st Communion will be held on Mon 16th March.
It is important to attend the appropriate session as an overview of the programme, tuition fees, times & dates of class sessions will
be discussed. For registration contact St
Mary’s on the Hill Parish Office (9083 2979)
Tele. 9077 4833
Fax : 9077 0923
There is No 2nd Coll. this week
St Gerard’s 3rd World Group will hold their
Annual Collection this weekend (25/26th) after
all Masses.
Children’s Liturgy : will take place this Sunday
26th October @ 11.30am Mass. All welcome
Mon & Tues 9.30am Mass : Due to a Priests’
Conference there will be a Communion Service
only on these days.
All Saints Day (1st Nov) : This Saturday is a
Holy Day of Obligation Masses are as follows :
Fri Night (Vigil) 7.30pm Sat 9.30am : 11.30am
and the 6.30pm Mass (Sun Vigil). Sunday is All
Souls Day
Review of Safeguarding Practice : A copy of a
statement, issued by Redemptorists (Dublin) in
response to the Review, is available at the back
of the Church. A copy of the Review is available
at www.redemptorists.ie
Trocaire : would like to thank all those who
contributed to their Lenten Campaign.
£685,545.00 was raised in D&C Diocese with
additional funding being received through the
“Matched Funding” programme of the UK Dept.
of Development.
D&C Pioneer Association : During November
(Month of Holy Souls) many people choose to
abstain from alcohol to offer this prayerful act in
honour of their deceased loved ones. If you wish
to participate see poster at back of Church.
Tobar Mhuire Retreat House Crossgar :
“Loss & Blessings” : Saturday 15th Nov :
have organised a day of prayer & reflection to
take time aside & reflect on the memory of loved
May They Rest In Peace
Recently Deceased
Michael McKenna
Brendan Ferguson /; Henry & Una Brady : Christina Doherty
Tom Mc Clung : Francis Blaney : Danny Mc Kay : Mary Gibson
We also remember all those whose names are on the Parish List of the Dead
St Gerard’s Film Group : A proposal has
been made to begin a Film Group—a meeting
will be announced in the near future.
Holy Land Pilgrimage : Thurs 12th– Sat 21st
March 2015. Cost 1195.00 Euros pps/H.B
Leader Fr Brendan Mc Convery CSsR. Contact
[email protected] for more
details See posters at back of Church.
Irish Pilgrimage Trust : would like to invite
children and young adults with special needs
on their annual pilgrimage to Lourdes at Easter
If anyone would like to receive an application
form or learn more please visit website
www.irishpilgrimagetrust.com / contact Janine
Kelly 0770 328 1899. Applications close on
31st October
Fatima Pilgrimage (25th June—2nd July
2015) : 7nights F/Board £589.00 (£100 discount if paid by 01/12/14) See poster for
further details or contact Rita O’Neill 9062
Living Youth : wish to thank all for the
generous donations to their Bible Drive.
The Bibles they wish to purchase cost
£14.99 each , so if you can help contact Living Youth Berry St Belfast 9023 2432. All
donations would be greatly appreciated.
Foodbank: Aickenhead Hall : Due to
the amount of food in stock, the Foodbank
will suspend collection of all foods from
Mon 3rd Nov until Mon 5th Jan. Please do
not bring food to the Church as there is
nowhere to store it. Thank you
Hearing Loss? : Action on Hearing are running a session on an Introduction to Lip Reading in Harvester House Adelaide St on Friday
7th November 10.30am—12.30pm . If over 55
and have hearing loss you are welcome to
come along.
“Melodies & Musicals” : Annual Concert
by Fortwilliam Musical Society will be held
in Ballyearl Courtyard Theatre Tues 18th—
Sat 22nd Nov. For tickets contact 9034
Sisters of St Elizabeth (Minsk Belarus) : will
be manning a stall at the Belfast Christmas
Market selling traditional Russian souvenirs
including religious goods (Icons etc).. The
money is used to provide spiritual & social
help to the sick & suffering.
Mercy Convent Christmas Market : Satur-
Maths Tutor : Experienced Maths Teacher
available for tutoring to A Level, GCSE &
Transfer Test. £25 per hr. Contact Ciaran on
0770 680 6249
Personal Assistant : required for elderly
man in Antrim Rd/Glengormley home.
Hours - 3-4 hrs weekends & occasional
Living Youth Habitat for Humanity Ethiopia Team 2015 : Prov. dates 20 July to 3rd Aug 2015. Volunteers should be over 18 & are expected to contribute to travelling expenses & to engage in fundraising. Applications forms available from Claire Smylie @ 9023 2432
Email : [email protected] Website : Stgerardsparish.com Church Services : MCN Media Webcam