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The St. Teresa’s Parish Bulletin for Sunday, 13th November 2022

Sunday 13 November 2022,

Thirty Third Sunday of Ordinary Time

(Year C)

Synod 2023: Communion, Participation, Mission.

Sunday Gospel The biggest enemy to faith in Christ’s promises is fear. Jesus continually told his disciples not to be afraid. He came among us to cast out fear and bring us a peaceful understanding of God’s loving care. The Father did not create us to be a people who are fearful and living in the dark. He created us to walk in the light, to be children of light who enjoy the presence of God in our lives. The world is full of fear and gloom, it loves bad news that keeps people from becoming fully human and fully alive.

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

Weekday Masses St Teresa’s Monday to Saturday 10am, St Matthias’ Tuesday to Thursday10am.

Confessions Before Saturday Vigil Mass and on request.

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

Recently Deceased Fr Martin Payton, Michael Bunting & Cyril Smith.

Anniversaries Brigit Quinn, Frank Hanna, Martin Floyd, Mrs McArdle, George & Geard Magennis, Fionnula Kennedy, Betty McCaffery, Nancy Doherty, Thomas McCready, Jacqueline Gilmore, Mark Graham, Billy Hamilton, James Molloy, Davy Magill, Billy Donnelly, Harry Bleakley, James Kelly, Maureen & Hugh McKeown.

Candles Burning Mark Graham (RIP), Robert Hagan, Anniversary, Maureen & Hugh McKenna, Anniversary.

Offertory Collection £1 815 . Thank you


Pledge for November Many people offer spiritual support to a relation who is struggling because of alcohol or an addiction problem. Parishioners who wish to take a short-term Pioneer pledge during the month of the Holy Souls are invited to visit

Parish Grand Christmas Draw 2022 The tickets are available for the draw. There are many prizes including £500 cash, shop vouchers and food hampers. Money raised will offset the parish debt.

Totus Tuus Scripture Conference 2022 is live on Radio Maria from 2pm Saturday 19 November 2022 Speakers include Sr Caitriona Kavanagh, Brian O’Driscoll and Fr John McCarthy. Listen on app, Saorview 210 or 014373277.

QUB Catholic Chaplaincy Term Time Masses and services: Sunday Mass 8pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1.05pm Tuesday, Thursday 5.15pm Sacrament of Reconciliation Every day after Mass and upon request Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Prayer Room during opening hours. All are welcome.

Advent Retreat at Drumalis 9 to 11 December 2022 A time to prepare for Christmas in a quiet, reflective space with the Drumalis Team and Fr Perry Gildea. Book at

November Masses for deceased relatives and friends. Mass will be celebrated each day during the month of November for the dead. The annual Mass for those who have died within the last year will be celebrated at St Teresa’s Church, 24 November 2022, 7pm.

Special Belfast Pilgrimage to Fatima 9-14 June 2023 Ex Dublin for Feast Day of Saint Anthony Patron Saint of Portugal visit Saint Anthony’s birthplace and baptismal font in Lisbon contact James 0035361921470.

Mary’s Meals 20 Anniversary Event The charity Mary’s Meals are celebrating 20 years of providing children in some of the world’s poorest countries with a daily meal in their place of education. All are invited to learn more about our life-changing work at a 20 Anniversary Celebration Event on Saturday 19 November 2022 from 12.30pm-3.30pm in St Bride’s Hall, Derryvolgie Avenue, Belfast, BT9 6FP. This special event will include a talk from our executive director, Daniel Adams, presentations from our volunteers, stalls selling a range of beautiful gifts; light refreshments, and the chance to celebrate with other supporters. To book a free space please visit or contact Caoimhe McCann on 07394564065.

Lord, we thank you that in many parts of the world where there are wars and revolutions, where nation is fighting against nation and kingdom against kingdom, where there are earthquakes and plagues and famines here and there, fearful sights and great signs from heaven, the followers of Jesus are not frightened but remain where they are and continue to do his work, knowing that these things are things that must happen, but the end is not so soon.

Bethany Group Contact number 0799 0381248

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