Lent2022 & Resources

Many know of the tradition of abstaining from meat on Fridays during Lent, but we are also called to practice self-discipline and fast in other ways throughout the season. In addition, the giving of alms is one way to share God’s gifts—not only through the distribution of money, but through the sharing of our time …

Synod 2021 – 2023

Synod 2021 2023   The entire Catholic Church is called to participate in the upcoming Synod of Bishops.  This Synod is entitled; For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation and Mission.   Pope Francis is asking every diocese to gather – clergy, religious and laity together, to listen to each other.  The goal of this journeying …

Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week will be celebrated in schools across the island of Ireland from Sunday 23 January – Sunday 30 January. The theme for Catholic Schools Week 2022 is ‘Catholic Schools: Living Life to the Full’. During Catholic Schools Week families, parishes and schools are invited to participate in a week of celebration of Catholic …

January 2022 Overview

The Holy Father’s Intentions for the Month of January 2022 For true human fraternity: We pray for all those suffering from religious discrimination and persecution; may their own rights and dignity be recognized, which originate from being brothers and sisters in the human family. Focus of the Liturgy January 2 Epiphany of the Lord – …

Could You Foster

Could You Foster With an increase in children and young people needing foster homes across Northern Ireland, we really need you now. Every child deserves to have a happy, loving and safe home where they’ll feel cared for, valued and supported. It’s always the right time for fostering. Call us on 0800 0720 137 adoptionandfostercare.hscni.net …

Advent & the Synodal Journey

“We have to look at where the Lord is leading us in order for us to be effective in making new disciples for the Lord”  The Catholic Church throughout the world and in Ireland is beginning a series of conversations about what God wants of his people at this time. These conversations are often referred …

Parish Hamper Appeal

Can you help our community this Christmas by donating to our Christmas Hamper Appeal. In the last few years this appeal has been very successful. We wish to build on that success at a time when individuals and families struggle with financial hardship. Your generosity can have such a positive impact on the lives of …