ST GERARD COMMUNITY OF
FR KEVIN, FR PAT AND FR BRENDAN WELCOMES YOU TO THE PARISH WEBSITE
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
Or email : email@example.com
S P R E D
St Gerard’ s SPRED Group are recruiting male/female volunteers to join our happy caring group. No qualifications are necessary—all training will be provided.
If interested contact Margaret 0781 748 1017
or Ursula 0775 127 3791
Kate’s Project Trust
Reaching out to the poor and vulnerable in the slums of Pattaya Thailand, this education-centred charity has been helping children with schooling and providing essential foods for ten years now.
REGISTERED WITH THE CHARITY COMMISSION FOR NORTHERN IRELAND NIC 103353
PARISH SECRETARY: Kathleen Mannion
MON-FRI 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Telephone: 02890 774 833
St Gerard's Parish, 722 Antrim Road, Newtownabbey,
County Antrim, BT36 7PG
ST GERARD'S COMMUNITY
FR KEVIN BROWNE C.Ss.R P.P/RECTOR
Fr Pat McLaughlin C.Ss.R C.C
Fr Brendan McConvery C.Ss.R C.C
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
Requests for: Dried 'Smash' potatoes, Tinned Vegetables, Dried rice (for cooking), Tinned meat, UHT milk, 'Breakfast' orange juice
Down and Connor Faith and Life Convention 2019
The Convention takes place on Saturday, 28 September 2019 and will be held at Our Lady and Saint Patrick’s College in Belfast.year the theme for the convention isin a Better Worldour Keynote Speaker will be Michel Camdessus.book a place go to:
St Gerard’s Film Group
will be showing the Oscar winning film‘IDA’Tuesday 24th, @ 6.45pm in the room above the sanctuary.
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GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS NOTICE :
St Gerard’s, as part of the Diocese of Down & Connor, operates in accordance with the Diocesan Privacy Notice—
a copy is displayed on the Notice Board and on the website..
St Gerard’s has a webcam therefore, “Live Streams” all Church Services. This is a convenience for those parishioners, and others, who cannot attend due to age, disability or distance. In order to protect the privacy of all attending the Church, Live Streaming only effects the first 4 rows so the rest of the Church is effectively a “No Video” zone.
Communion will be distributed from the front as usual and then from the middle of Church.
Consent forms will be issued to the following :
1 Altar Servers—forms will be signed by parent/guardian if under 13
2 Ministers of the Eucharist
4 For Baptisms, Weddings and funerals.
The celebration to thank Fr Gerry for his many years of service to the parish will take place on September 27th at 7.30pm.
Tickets will cost £15 and envelopes can be obtained for donations.
Both can be requested at Church porch from Briege Smyth, Ita McVeigh, Olivia Marley and Mary Olive Campbell.