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The St. Teresa’s Parish Bulletin for Sunday, 21st August 2022

Updated: Aug 25



Sunday 21 August 2022,

Twenty-First Sunday of Ordinary Time

(Year C)

Synod 2023: Communion, Participation, Mission.


Sunday Gospel The relationship that a disciple has with Christ is deeply personal. Christ calls us in a unique way, it is an exclusive union that means Christians should compare themselves with each other. That reality is good news because so often we fall into the trap of thinking that we are either better or worse than others. We are called and chosen to live our own vocation and if we can be authentic about our way of living, the door of life will be opened to us and we will be recognised by the Lord.




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 Thursday 10am.


Confessions Before Saturday Vigil Mass and on request.


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


Recently Deceased Margaret Reid.


Months Mind Elizabeth McCormick.


Anniversaries Margaret McGuigan, John Kerr, Michael McLean, Charlie & Peggy Flynn, Annie McGlinchey.


Candle Burning this week for Margaret McIvor.


Offertory Collection £1 422. Thank you.


Supporting Catholic Parents On Tuesday 6 September 2022, there will be a conference on Zoom hosted by ‘The Hook of Faith’. The topic of the conference will be: ‘Supporting Catholic Parents: Sharing the Catholic Vision of Love and Human Sexuality with Our Children’. The speaker will be Fr Chris Hayden, author of the recently published book: ‘A Better Vision: Understanding and Living the Catholic Vision of Human Sexuality’. The conference will begin at 8pm and conclude at 9pm. All are welcome. All you need to do to take part is send an email to: thehookoffaith@gmail.com. This conference is designed to help Catholic parents be the best educators of their children in the areas of faith and morality in our modern culture.


Accord Marriage Preparation Next available dates 6/8 October 2022 at St Mary’s Chapel Lane, Belfast. Book at accord.ie category to be announced on Wednesday 13 July 2022.



Spiritual Challenges in Later Life with Sr Una Agnew hosted by Drumalis via Zoom over five successive Saturdays from 11 am – 1230 pm 3 September – 1 October 2022. Spiritual well-being in later life is a potential that needs to be explored even as it is happening within us and among us. During this series, we will explore together this rich season of grace that we call ageing. Suggested Donation: £50 per person. For further details contact Drumalis Mon-Fri, 9am – 5 pm. 28276455



Synod 2023 The Synodal Process has been conducted across the Church in Ireland. The publication the National Synthesis is the fruit of a wide-ranging process of listening and consultation drawing on the syntheses produced by the 26 dioceses in Ireland, as well as those submitted by religious congregations and other interested groups. The National Synthesis will be forwarded to Rome as part of the worldwide synodal process of listening and discernment launched by Pope Francis in October 2021 and which will culminate in the General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in Rome in 2023. You can read the submission at www.synod.ie



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