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Parish News &
Announcements:
Parish of
Newtownards & Comber
Fr. Martin O’Hagan P.P.
Webcam:www.mcnmedia.tv
028 91812137
Parish Website:
Email: ards-comber@btconnect.com www.newtownardsandcomberparish.com
CANDLES In the interests of their own safety, children are not permitted
to light candles at the shrine. Parents please note: All children must be
accompanied by an adult.
February Intention: The sick of the Parish
SVP Helpline for Newtownards and Comber: 07738837984
Polish Priest Fr. Krzysztof Olejnik: 07936279948.
Parish Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 9.30am - 1.30pm
CHURCH GROUNDS PARKING
For Health & Safety reasons and to allow access in the event of an emergency, only those individuals with restricted mobility will be permitted to
use the Church Grounds for Car Parking. Grateful for your co-operation.
THEFTS FROM CARS
MASS TIMES
Sunday:
6.30 pm (Sat) Vigil, 11.30 am in St. Patrick’s
10.00 am in Our Lady of the Visitation
Weekday: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday at 9.30 am in St. Patrick’s
Tuesday at 7.30 pm in Our Lady’s
Confessions:
Saturdays from 5.30 pm to 6.15 pm only
Rosary: Every Tuesday in Our Lady’s, Comber at 7.15 pm & after Daily Mass in St. Patrick’s
Children’s Liturgy: Every Sunday at 11.30 am Mass. Term Time Only
Eucharistic Adoration:
Takes place in St. Patrick’s Church once a month
Weekday Masses
St. Martha’s Guild
Weekday Masses as usual except for Tuesday
Mass on Tuesday morning at 9.30am in Comber
St. Patrick’s Section ‘B’
Our Lady’s Team McCanny/Brown
BAPTISMS 1ST SUNDAY OF MONTH
Anyone wanting to arrange a baptism must contact the Parish Office during office hours.
PARISH WEB CAMERAS
ST PAUL’S GAC
St. Paul’s GAC wish to thank all those, who
purchased tickets in the 2015 Down GAA Clubs
Draw; the exceptional support for the draw is much
appreciated. The January draw takes place on 7th
February, followed by a monthly draw on 25th
each month.
I wish to advise that Masses will be broadcast over the internet.
We will be broadcasting 24/7. The Operator of the system is
Fr. Martin O’Hagan, 71 Upper North Street, Newtownards
BT23 4JD. Telephone number: 02891812137. Any queries
should be addressed to the operator.
LECTORS AT MASS ON
1st February2015
Vigil (6.30 pm)
Karen Leonard
10.00 am
Brendan Murray &
Brendan McGuigan
11.30 am
Caitlin Johnston
DEATHS
Matthew 26:38
“Stay here and keep watch with
me”. Please remain with Christ
and as a community of faith until
the final blessing.
MEMORIAL ACCLAMATION
8th February 2015
Vigil (6.30 pm)
Dorina Edgar
10.00 am
Des McAuley &
Margaret McAuley
11.30 am
Michael McDonald
When we eat this Bread
and drink this Cup
we proclaim your Death,
O Lord, until you come again.
Please do not leave valuables visible in your car.
This is an open invitation to thieves!!
WEBCAM
Anyone experiencing difficulties with the Parish Webcam should contact
MCN Media directly by emailing philip@mcnmedia.tv and he will help with
any difficulties you are having.
Recently Deceased: Margaret
Stewart, Jim Kerr, Kevin O’Leary.
Month’s Mind: Dan Murray
Anniversaries: Eleanor Halton,
Mark Sweeney, Noreen Gunn,
Owen Miskelly, Daniel Crilly,
Francis Crilly, Daniel McCloskey,
Anne Marie McCready, Charlie
McMullan, James Tracey, Peggy
McNamara, James Carville, David
McMullan, Mary Woods, Francis
Woods.
I would ask that children do not
play with electronic games or
mobile phones when in this sacred space out of respect to God
and I would also ask that food,
especially chewing gum, is not
consumed by children, including
in the crying chapel.
A QUICK JOURNEY THROUGH THE BIBLE
A Quick Journey through the Bible starts on Wednesday 4th February and will
run for 8 weeks. It will be held this coming week in the Parish Hall, Comber, Our
Lady of the Visitation, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Come to the first evening to try
it out.
SAVE THE DATE
St. Finian’s PTA & St. Patrick’s Fund Raising Committee Joint Ceili 2015 will
be held on Friday 13th March. Tickets will be available from the 8th February
after Mass or from the Parish Office: 91812137, or the School Office: 91815229.
FRIENDS IN FAITH GROUP - CLONARD
Are you in your 30’s, 40’s +plus, interested in making new friends, living and
sharing your faith together, participating in various Spiritual/Social events? Why
not come and see for yourself? You would be very welcome at Clonard. Simply
register now by emailing your name and contact details to faithtogether@clonard.com or text your name to 07842960198 and we will be in touch.
9 DAY PILGRIMAGE
9 Day Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela & Fatima. 3 nights H/B, Hotel
Gran Los Abetos, Santiago de Compostela. 6 nights F/B, Hotel Avenida, Fatima.
From the 30th July to 8th August. Spiritual Director Fr. Fleck PP. Reduced price
of £709 inclusive of tax, insurance and transfers. For further details contact Joe
Catney 90714001.
POKER NIGHT
Poker Night in the Imperial Bar, Bangor on Friday 6th February commencing at
9pm. Admission £10; all welcome.
Finance Corner
WEEKLY OFFERING: £1374
Family Fast: £31
PARISH 2000 CLUB DRAW - 14
£100 - Michael Carville 212
£50 - Fr. Michael Spence 315
Collector’s Prize: Darren McMullan
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Mobile Alert
All mobile phones must be
switched off while in the
Church.
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PARISH MISSION PRAYER
God our Father
May our Parish Mission bring rich
blessings on everyone in our Parish community. May it be a time of
grace and renewal for all. We ask
that Jesus your son, may be with
all families the young, the sick, the
unemployed and all who find life
challenging in these times.
We thank You for all Your blessings and the joys You gift to us.
Pour out Your spirit into our lives
so that we may come closer to You
and to one another.
Dear Mother Mary pray for our
Parish and for every home. Amen.
Our Lady of the Visitation
Pray for us.
Saint Patrick & Saint Finian
Pray for us.
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