Sunday 5 February 2023,

Fifth Sunday In Ordinary Time

Synod 2023: Communion, Participation, Mission.

Sunday Masses Holy Spirit Vigil 5pm (Saturday), St Matthias’ 10am, St Teresa’s 12noon. 

Weekday Masses  St Matthias’ Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am. St Teresa’s Saturday 10am.

Confessions  Before Saturday Vigil Mass and on request.

To book a wedding or baptism, please contact the parish office (better to email).

The Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be on Friday 3 February 2023 at the usual time.

Months Mind Gilbert McIlhatton.

Anniversaries: Evelyn Colligan, Terry Colligan, Josie Brophy, Fergus Nolan , Eamon Nolan, Percy Cleland, Jack Cleland, Patricia Cleland. Paula Grant (Birthday Memory), Ina McDonald.

Weekly Offertory  £1, 488. Thank you.

A Parish Draw collector is needed for the Coolnasilla area. If you can spare the time, it would be greatly appreciated.

Down & Connor 2023 directories – these are now available for £4 a copy at all three Churches in the Parish and the Parish Office.

St Agnes’ Parish Novena to: Our Lady of Lourdes on 3 to 11 February 2023.

Preacher: Fr Clement MacManuis  C.Ss.R.

Mass Times: Sunday: 9.30am & 12.30pm. Monday to Friday: 10am & 7pm
1pm & 6.30pm (Vigil).

Novena Mass of the Sick : Sat 11th February at 1pm.

All Novena sessions will be available on-line through the Parish webcam.

The Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (BHSCT) has advised the Down & Connor Diocese, as an important provider of pastoral care in hospitals, of the opportunity for non-ordained lay faithful to be trained as Hospital Pastoral Visitors.  The description of the role and the training that is provided by the BHSCT can be accessed via the links to register your interest.

Healthcare Pastoral Visitation Information (

Introduction to Healthcare Pastoral Visitation 2023 (

The West Belfast Historical Society is meeting on Friday the 10  February at 7.30pm in St. Michael’s Parish Centre on Finaghy Road North (Access via Church Gateway on Finaghy Road North, just before the garage opposite the Church at junction with Andersonstown Road).   The February talk is entitled “BELFAST IN THE FILM ARCHIVES”

(Presentation by Lisa Duggan from N.I. SCREEN). All are Welcome to Attend. Patrick Greer
(Chair & P.R.O. W.B.H.S.)

Slow Down for Lent, led by Breige O’Hare. 11am – 3pm, 25 February, 2023.  Holy Rosary Parish Hall. Ormeau Road. Light-hearted. Plain English. No discussions – just God & you.  Bring lunch. Tea/coffee provided. Donation £5.Book in or ring 07565502662.

Loss of a partner through death separation or divorce is devastating. Beginning Experience is offering ‘a weekend away for a lifetime of change’ at Drumalis Conference and Retreat Centre, Larne, Friday 10 – Sunday 12  March 2023. To find out more, contact Phil: 02890 207645 or Marie 07896119669.

Adoption and Foster Care Services of the Northern Health and Social Care Trust – ‘There are children in crisis today in our local communities – children of all ages and all abilities. Can you spare an hour a day, an overnight or a weekend or more to make a difference in a child’s life? If you can, then contact the Regional Fostering Team at or on 0800 0720 137….remember, every child is just one caring adult away from success’.

Accord Marriage Preparation Courses at St Mary’s Chapel Lane, Belfast. Next available course 16/18 February 2023. Book at 

Bethany Group  Contact number 0799 0381248

St Vincent De Paul Helpline No.  0741 9326678

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