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The St. Teresa’s Parish Bulletin for Sunday, 18th September 2022


Sunday 18 September 2022

Twenty Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time

(Year C)

Synod 2023: Communion, Participation, Mission.


Sunday Gospel Many times the disciples of Jesus are referred to as ‘Workers for the Kingdom’. Jesus called workers to his side so that the Good News would reach the ends of the earth. He knew that there was no point in calling people who would ‘hang around’, or who wouldn’t bother too much about promoting the values of truth, justice and peace. That is why he has given us the energy of the Spirit, so that we can bring the joy of the gospel message to our community. Today we pray for more energy to do what Jesus asks to be wise enough to put our faith in his promises into the action of our lives.


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).


Months Mind Margaret Reid, Maureen Blaney, Joan Higgins.


Anniversaries Mary Morris, Imelda Poland, James, Teresa & Jim Quinn, Celine Mc Cotter, Ellen Drumm, Nicolas McGuigan (First), Mary Burns, Gerard & Jim Mc Cann, Catherine (Nan) Moore (First).


Candles Burning for Catherine (Nan) Moore, Imelda Poland, Quinn Family RIP.


Offertory Collection £1 370. Thank you.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, St Teresa’s Church every Friday from 11am to 6pm. Please consider an hour in prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.


Belfast Pilgrimage to Fatima at Easter 2023 ex Dublin Departing Wednesday (Holy Week)

5 April 5 nights Full Easter ceremony and tour of Lisbon. optional tour to seaside on Easter Saturday. Contact James Treacy 0035361921470.


Chaplaincy at Queen’s University Belfast looks forward to re-opening for the new academic year from Monday 12 September 2022. Open during term from 10am to 10pm Monday through Thursday and Fridays 10am to 3pm, the Chaplaincy provides vital pastoral and faith supports to students, offering them a home-from-home during their time at University. More on what’s on offer can be found at qubcatholic.org Mosaic Café is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 3pm and the ever-popular Sunday evening Mass, open to the University community and wider public, resumes from Sunday 18 September at 8pm.

Legion of Mary Annual Rosary Procession will be held on 9 October 2022. Assemble at St John’s Falls Road Belfast at 2. 45pm Leaving at 3pm processing to St Michael’s Finaghy Road North for Benediction. Come and join us.


Liturgy after Covid – Approaches to Liturgy in light of our experience of the Pandemic. A one-day Seminar hosted by Down and Connor Liturgy Commission St Brigid’s Parish Hall, 38 Derryvolgie Avenue, Belfast, BT9 6FP Saturday 8 October 2022 Registration 9.30am Seminar 10.30am to 4.30pm The cost is £10 per person and tea/coffee will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch. If you plan to attend, please contact Malachy by e-mail at liturgy@downandconnor.org


2022 Season of Creation, this symbol of God’s Spirit calls us to listen to the voice of creation, to the voices of those who suffer the impacts of climate change, to the voices of those who hold generational wisdom about how to live gratefully within the limits of the land. These are voices of the Earth. The global Christian family is called to awaken to the urgent need to heal our relationships with creation and with each other and to encourage our parish communities to do the same, “for we know that things can change!” (Laudato Si’, 13).


Trócaire is looking for people to join our team of Christmas fundraisers to help respond to the urgent need of poor communities around the world, especially the millions of people affected by the hunger crisis in East Africa. You can take action and make a difference through a range of activities, including the promotion of our Gifts of Love – training and support will be provided. If you would like to find out more about what you can do to help now or over the Advent and Christmas period, then please email Mark McMahon at infoni@trocaire.org or call 028 9090 8030.


The Legion of Mary if you are interested in joining, please contact Maria on 02890 629 545 with your details or contact the Parish Office.


St Vincent De Paul Helpline No. 0741 9326678