Enda Kenny propels Ireland to Abortion

Only a grassroots revolt from within Fine Gael will stop Taoiseach Enda Kenny introducing abortion says David Quinn in The Irish Catholic
The clock ticks ever closer to Ireland introducing its first law permitting abortion. Last week, the report of the Expert Group on abortion was published and the Government has promised to respond to it just in time for Christmas, when we celebrate the birth of Christ. The irony of this seems to be completely lost on our leaders.

Caritas in Philippines after super typhoon

December 11, 2012 (Independent Catholic News)
Caritas Philippines and Catholic Relief Services have sent joint teams to the Philippines following Typhoon Bopha (local name ‘Pablo’) which forced the evacuation of 160,000 people and left hundreds dead. The category 5 super typhoon hit south eastern Mindanao last Tuesday with 160 mph winds, causing major flooding and damage to homes, businesses and farms.

Christmas Bazaar 2012

Parish of Antrim welcomes Christmas Spirit in with Bazaar.

Parishioners in St Joseph’s Hall were keeping everything crossed as huge prizes were up for grabs at the Annual Antrim Parish Christmas Bazaar on Sunday afternoon.

Christmas Bazaar Latest Update

Christmas Bazaar will take place next Sunday 9th Dec. in St. Joseph’s Hall from 2.30pm – 5.30pm. The main feature will be ‘The Big Wheel’ and as on previous years there will be a wide range of prizes to be won including concert/show tickets for the “young and young at heart”. Details of Star Prizes below:

Prayer Person for the Parish

If you are willing to be a Prayer Person for the Parish, it is a commitment to read the Word of God as printed in the Day by Day booklet for each specific day, offer one Our Father and pray for the intention printed in the bulletin each week, please give your name in to the Parish Office or to any of the priests.

8th December Feast Day Masses

Saturday the 8th of December is the Solemnity of The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and
is a Holy Day of Obligation. Masses will be celebrated in the Parish at the following times:
St Comgall’s Vigil 6.30pm (Fri.) & 11.00am (Sat) St. Joseph’s Vigil 7.00pm (Fri) & 10.00am (Sat)
St MacNissius 9.15am (Sat)