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Raising Happy Healthy Christian Children.


Our coffee morning chats continue every Monday morning in St James’ Parish Centre at 10.30am.


For further information contact Velvyn on 07759946171

This week we will be discussing the necessity of maintaining strong marriages amid the riggers just of family life. We will take some time for prayer, share some videos, blogs and stories and hopefully inspire and encourage each other! Looking forward to seeing you there.
Slimming World @ St Mary’s Parish Hall, Greencastle: Saturday’s 9.00 am & 11.00 am Contact: Martine 07776497093
Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, Ireland. 24th February 2020 Fully escorted Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, Ireland. £399.00 per person sharing. Price includes return bus
transfer to Knock, 4 nights’ in Knock House Hotel with breakfast lunch and dinner (full board). All entertainment and excursions
included. Lunches on days out. Wheelchair accessible rooms. Single room supplement £40.00. Contact Patricia on 01268 762
278 or 07740 175557 or email knockpilgrimages@gmail.com. Knock Pilgrimages is a member of the Travel Trust Association
and is fully protected by ATOL T7613.

To enquire or to obtain a booking form please speak to a member of
the committee on Tel: 07933938981. Email: mail@nicancerpilgrimage.org.uk or contact:
Mrs Jean Clarke, N. I. Cancer Pilgrimage, c/o Drumbo & Carryduff Parish, 546 Saintfield Road, Carryduff, Belfast, BT8
8DL. Chairman:- Dr Gerard Walls, accompanied by Dr Seamus McAleer and Spiritual Director.
29th July 2020 – 7th August 2020: YOUTH FESTIVAL AT MEDJUGORJE

The price of £695 (with price reduction for Cancer Patients) will include: Return flights from Belfast International Airport, operated
by JWT License T.O. 052. Full board and accommodation at the Hotel Agena in Lourdes for five nights based on twin/double/treble
rooms. Travel insurance cover for persons up to 85 years on date of return. The party will consist of patients, ex-patients, relatives
and friends accompanied by medical, nursing and other staff. 
The LIVING YOUTH Summer Pilgrimage 2020 (for those aged 17) will be to Medjugorje. We will join more than 50,000 other young people from around the world to celebrate our Catholic Faith. Staying at the Medjugorje Palace Hotel we will take part in the youth festival and also visit the Waterfalls of Kravice, the capital Mostar and the Shrine of Vepric at Makarska, all the while journeying with other young people from across our Diocese. Cost £799.  For an application form and more information go to www.livingyouthni.org or contact us on 02890 232 432 or info@livingyouthni.org
COURSE FOR COUPLES PREPARING FOR MARRIAGE- A two day non-residential course hosted by Catholic Engaged Encounter21-22 March 2020: will be held in Castle Community Centre, Ballymoney This weekend is a positive way of preparing for Marriage where you will discover how you can enrich your future relationship. Information/Booking: marriageencounter.ie or 028276 38512
St Mary’s University College, Belfast: is at present accepting applications for courses beginning in September 2020. On offer are places on undergraduate courses for the BEd (Hons) Primary

teaching degree, the BEd (Hons) Post-Primary teaching degree, and the BA (Hons) Liberal Arts. The closing date for applications for these undergraduate courses is Monday, 13 January 2020. Also on offer are places on a postgraduate course for the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Irish-medium Education) Primary.

The closing date for this postgraduate course is Friday, 28 February 2020. For further details contact the College on +44(0) 28 90268320 or visit the College website

at www.smucb.ac.uk.

The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes are currently seeking volunteer registered nurses to work on the 2020 Pilgrimage 8 – 13 July 2020For more information or to register your interest, please emailLourdes@downandconnor.org