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St Patrick & St Brigid's Church

 

Sunday Mass Schedule

Vigil Mass on Saturday at 6.30pm

and Masses on Sunday at 10am and 12noon

 

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Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions)

Saturdays after 10am Mass

 

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 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

 Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament every Monday 10.30am-1.30pm

All welcome

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‘Day for Life’

A dedicated day celebrating the beauty and dignity of all human life

Day for Life Sunday is celebrated annually with a special message by the Catholic Church across Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. It is a day specifically dedicated to raising awareness and reflecting on the deep value and meaning of human life at every stage, and in every condition. On Sunday 16 June, the Church will mark Day for Life 2024 with a message on the theme: The Lord is my shepherd - Compassion and Hope at the End of Life.

This year’s message reminds us that Jesus did not send the sick away, rather He showed that life always has dignity and that there is no such a thing as a useless life. Catholics are called to defend this gift of life to its natural end and to protect vulnerable citizens from a culture that could pressure them into assisted suicide. In this way, we are encouraged to support people with the companionship of a listening ear, appropriate treatment, and the best of care, so that their last days can be times of grace, intimacy and love.

This message also includes a brief human-interest story about a young man named Matt, and the experience of a priest who ministered to Matt and his loved ones in his final months and days. This grace-filled time proved to be a period of intense compassion and profound dignity, as well as faith enriching experience of love and generosity for all concerned.

The Day for Life message is available on https://councilforlife.ie/day-for-life-2024/

 

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Sanctuary of St Patrick

a place of pilgrimage since 5th century

Three Day Pilgrimage

has started continues until Thursday 15th August (Tuesday 13th last day to begin)

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One Day Retreat

Aug: Saturday 17th, Tuesday 20th, Sunday 25th, Monday 26th, Saturday 31st.

Sept: Wed 4th, Saturday 7th, Tuesday 10th, Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th, Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd.

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Quiet Day

 Friday September 13th

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Bethany Bereavement Support

 

Bethany is the name of the place where Jesus’ friend Lazarus died’

Bethany  Mobile  Number – 07519 471 481

 

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Safeguarding Logo

The website address for the Diocesan Safeguarding Office is: https://downandconnorsafeguarding.com

 

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NEW OFFERTORY ENVELOPES – 2024 / 2025

Although all are encouraged to make their parish contributions by Standing Order,
weekly envelopes are still available for those who choose to use them.

****Please note that those who pay by standing order / direct debit

will no longer receive a box of envelopes.****

Those who only use their envelopes - please note your number will have changed as we have reorganized them this year to cut wastage down.

The envelopes for 2024 / 2025 are available in alphabetical order from the pew just inside the door on the carpark side of the church.

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 Please consider, if your present circumstances allow,

making a donation to the parish.

Scroll down to the very bottom of this webpage

to see methods of doing so. 

 

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 Mass 7 days a week at 10am, as well as a Saturday evening Vigil at 6.30pm and a 12noon Sunday Mass

Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet from Monday to Saturday at 3pm.

 

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To read and pray with today’s Mass readings

go to https://www.catholicireland.net/readings/

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All enquiries to Fr. Brian Daly, P.P., 20762223; email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Parish emergency mobile number 07809553349 

 

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Saint Vincent De Paul Helpline 07754722022

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For more notices please click on the "Parish News" section in the main menu on the left hand column of this page.

 

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For information on Parish Graveyards please go to 'Parish News' section of this website.

 

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Sunday Church Collections

 

 

Many people are worried about their own family finances at this time, so it means a great deal that some people are able to support the parish too.

Thank you to everyone who is managing to make contributions at this difficult time


 

 

               OFFERTORY ENVELOPES   

 

Each year we remind parishioners of the Standing Order option, but his year in particular we strongly encourage all to consider filling up a Standing Order form. Please also consider signing a Gift Aid form - if you use your envelope or contribute by Standing Order and pay TAX you can sign a GIFT AID FORM, which will enable the parish to claim (from the Government) an additional 28p roughly for every £1 contributed to the parish.

Standing Order forms and Gift Aid forms are available from the parish office (Mon-Fri 9am-2pm) or the sacristy

 

*** or consider***

paying by online banking faster payment to the Ballycastle Parish account:

sort code: 95-02-21 and account number: 21000616,

and please put your full name and envelope box number in the reference section.

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ELECTRONIC DONATION TO PARISH:

CLICK https://pay.easypaymentsplus.com/myeasypay1.aspx?id=1992 

AND GO TO "DONATION TO BALLYCASTLE PARISH" OPTION

 

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 Please consider leaving a legacy to the parish when making a will.

 


 

 



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