St.Gerard’s Parish

THIS WEEKS PARISH BULLETIN

ST GERARD’S PARISH NEWSLETTER

PARISH GROUPS DIRECTORY

ST GERARD COMMUNITY OF

FR GERRY, 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

0771 8282816 www.wetidygraves.com

Or email :   andrew@wetidygraves.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.

www.katesproject.com   


REGISTERED WITH THE CHARITY COMMISSION FOR NORTHERN IRELAND NIC 103353







             





 







Copiosa apud eum Redemptio “With Christ there is Plentiful Redemption”

              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

Fr Brendan McConvery 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

    WEBCAM IN CHURCH

Children’s Rooms :

Parents are reminded that there are children’s rooms  located at either side of the front of the Church— children will have a better view of what is happening on the altar.    Toilets :  We would like to  remind parents to accompany their children if they wish to visit the toilets during Mass. (Child Protection issue


Apostolic Workers St Patrick’s Day Quiz  : Quiz sheets for children and adults will be available at all Sunday Masses from 24th February  Children’s Quiz  £1 and Adults Quiz £2    Completed sheets to be  returned to Quiz Box at back of Church from 10th March.   

Winners will be drawn from completed  correct sheets and winners announced at Masses on St Patrick’s Day  Please support  - proceeds to  Apostolic Workers Missionary Work.


St Gerard’s 3rd World Group : are holding a Quiz on Friday  8th March @ 8pm in Fortwilliam Golf Club .  Admission £5.00 and raffle tickets will be sold.  All proceeds twill go to Badjao project in    Cebu Philippines.























17TH FEB 2019 ST GERARDS BULLETIN.pdf

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

      3   Readers

      4   For Baptisms, Weddings and funerals.


  >VIEW DOWN & CONNOR PRIVACY DOCUMENT<

Privacy Notice Down & Connor.pdf 17TH FEB 2019 ST GERARDS BULLETIN.pdf

    WEBCAM IN CHURCH

Baptism Course :    The next  Baptism Course

(for 1st time  parents)  will be held   on Mon 18th February @ 8 pm  in the  Parochial House   to register  contact the   

Parish Office    9077 4833


St Gerard’s Friendship Club (Senior Citizens)  : meets every Tuesday  11.30am—2.00pm  in the Community Centre.  New members welcome—if interested call @ Community Centre any Tuesday or contact Parish Office 90774833 (1to 5pm)