St.Gerard’s Parish

THIS WEEKS PARISH BULLETIN


ST GERARD’S PARISH NEWSLETTER

PARISH GROUPS DIRECTORY

Serving the Parish

Welcome to this website of St Gerard’s Parish Newtownabbey in Northern Ireland.

On these pages you will be able to access information on upcoming events within the area:involving the church,community hall, the primary/nursery school and also local sports clubs.


Tidy Graves Service

Are  you are finding it hard to keep your loved ones graves looking well? We offer a service to clean & tidy graves and maintain them all year round.  Contact Andrew on  02890 292140  or

0771 8282816 www.wetidygraves.com

Or email :   andrew@wetidygraves.com

2016: Year of Mercy

Clonard  Monastery have  organised a special pilgrim event on the last Fri of each month from 3-4.30pm (starting 29th Jan) These events will include prayer & reflection , walk through Holy Door, a short walk along the peace line finishing with an opportunity for people to celebrate the sacrament of Reconciliation..  Everyone welcome.             


 


Sacristan Team Needed

Our Sacristy team is retiring very soon. Due to the nature of the job…with irregular hours..we feel that a Job Share Basis would be more convenient. Maximum hours will be 30 hours per week. If anyone is interested in the position please contact priests /parish office for an Application Pack.







             





 







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              PARISH SECRETARY: Kathleen Mannion

MON-FRI 1.00pm - 5.00pm eMAIL:gerards.parish@googlemail.com         Telephone: 02890 774 833

St Gerard's Parish, 722 Antrim Road, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, BT36 7PG

ST GERARD'S COMMUNITY

Fr Gerard Cassidy C.Ss.R P.P/RECTOR

Fr Pat McLaughlin C.Ss.R C.C

MASS TIMES

MON-SAT 09.30 AM THURS NOVENA 7.30 PM

SAT/ VIGIL MASS 6.30 PM

SUN 9.30 AM 11.30 AM & 7.00PM

WELCOME

Our Lady of Lourdes School (Park Lodge) :  School reopens on 31st August for pupils P2 to P7   (P1 pupils have already been advised of starting date).

St Gerard’s Senior Choir : will commence on Sunday 4th September.  Rehearsals will take place before Mass from 10.30am in organ    gallery.  Anyone thinking of joining the choir is warmly encouraged to attend.


Cemetery Sunday : will be held in Carnmoney  Cemetery on Sunday 4th Sept. @ 2.30pm    Mass in St Bernard’s followed by Blessing of Graves .

Tidying and maintenance of graves please contact

We Tidy Graves on 0771 8282 81 6  


Aging With Grace” :  1 day Retreat @      Drumalis Saturday 3rd Sept.  For people of any age committed to accepting themselves as they are & rejoicing in every day.  9am to 4.45pm  Cost £50 pp.   Contact Drumalis @ 28276455/ 28272196 for more details/book






 

















 




























                                               












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