Paul Keenan in The Irish Catholic
September 3, 2015
Irish parishioners have been urged to take the lead in welcoming desperate migrants fleeing persecution and war by offering them accommodation in the local community.
The bold move would offer a much-needed grassroots attempt to tackle Europe’s migration crisis in the absence of coherent political leadership.
Fr Alan Hilliard, who has advised the bishops’ conference on migration for many years has said the Church should “become the main agent for the resettlement of refugees and asylum seekers”.
Trocaire’s special collection for the people of Syria and the Phillippines realized a total of £15,079. Thank you for your generous support.
Tea and Coffee will be served after 9.00 and 12.00 Mass in St Comgall’s Youth Centre, on the first Sunday of each month. A time to meet up, catch up….. Starting Sunday 1st December. The young people from LOFT (Living our Faith Together) will be serving up refreshments as well as selling you a bun … Read moreTea and Coffee After 9.00 and 12.00 Sunday Mass
The annual diocesan Mass for deceased pioneers will take place on Tuesday 12th November in St Comgall’s Church Antrim at 7.00pm. All Pioneers and their families are invited to attend.