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Mission Statement: Our Parish is a Christ-centred community. In Baptism we are challenged by the Spirit to live and share the Gospel message. Through proclaiming the Gospel message to all, Growth in Faith, Liturgy, Justice Issues and
Ecumenism we extend our love and care to all people providing support in renewing and deepening our faith. We value the gifts and talents of each of our Parishioners and invite them to use these in responding to Christ's invitation to all of us to follow Him and spread the Good News to the whole world.

St. John the Baptist Church, Garvaghy Road, (1777) - 1977
St. Patrick's Church, William Street – 1835

3rd July 2011
Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mass Times:
St. John the Baptist
Saturday   7 p.m.
Sunday      8.30 & 11.30 a.m.
St. Patrick's
Sunday    10 a.m.

Weekday Masses:
St. John the Baptist
Monday 10am
Tuesday - Friday 7p.m.
St. Patrick's
Tuesday - Saturday  10 a.m.
Monday 7p.m. (Novena - Miraculous Medal)

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Thursdays in St. John the Baptist Church beginning at 6 p.m.

Devotions 1st & 2nd Sunday - October - June

St. Patrick's
Saturday - 12.30 - 1.15 p.m.
St. John the Baptist
Saturday - 6.15 - 6.45 p.m.

Every Saturday, 5 p.m.
Registration for Baptism must be  made in St. John the Baptist Church, after Friday evening Mass, two weeks prior to date.

At least three months notice must be given to the Priests of the Parish.

Phone Numbers:  
Fr. O'Dwyer 38350610
Parish Mobile - Emergency No. 07841101850

St. Thomas - Feast Day 3rd July - is a special day of celebration for the Syro-Malabar (India) Community who live among us.St.Thomas is their Father in faith.

Ministers of the Eucharist
St. John the Baptist, week beginning 4th Maura Berry.

Ministry of The Word
Week beginning 4th - 10 a.m. Patricia
Doran. 7 p.m. Michael Dennison.

Weekday Masses beginning 10th July:
Monday 11th - St. John the Baptist Church
10 a.m. - Novena Prayer recited
Tuesday 12th - St. John the Baptist Church 7 p.m.
Wednesday 13th - St. John the Baptist 7 p.m.
Thursday 14th  - Saturday 16th  - St. Patrick's Church 10 a.m.
Thursday14th  & Friday 15th  St. John the Baptist Church 7 p.m.

Recent Baptisms: Kaitlin Mary McCavigan, Patricia Fatima Perreira Baptista

Sacrament of Marriage:  congratulations to Evelyn Domingo and John McAlinden who were married recently.

Feasts:  Monday 4th St. Elizabeth of Portugal;  Tuesday 5th St. Anthony Zaccaria; Wednesday 6th St. Maria Goretti, St. Monnine;  Thursday 7th St. Maelruain; Friday 8th St. Kilian.

World Youth Day - Madrid  - August 2011 Thirty seven young people from our Parish will be attending.  

Congratulations to Fr. Arty McAnerney, PP Beragh, and former priest of this Parish, who celebrates 50 years of priestly ordination;  and also to Fr. Eamon McCamley, PP Loughgall, who celebrates 25 years.  Ad multos annos.

Ulster Project:  teens from our Parish and area, Catholic and Protestant, have travelled to Kansas as part of the project for July.  We wish them a good time there and thank the Hutchinson and McPherson families and teens for hosting them.

ACCORD:  Marriage Preparation Courses as follows:
Course 1 - Quinn's Corner, 175 Ballygawley Road, Dungannon, Tuesday 23rd and 30th August and 6th September.  Course runs for 3 weeks, 7 - 10 p.m.Course 2 - Venue as above.  Tuesday 8th, 15th and 22nd November.  Course runs for 3 weeks 7 - 10 p.m.
Couples are advised to book their place at least ten months before the wedding. Tel: 38334781.

Ulster Project:  St. Joseph's he Irish Catholic NeSUNAY FUNDAYwspaper isrunning a special feature on the Church in
nuary 2009 at 12noon. For more

Offertory Collection
Sunday 26th - £2219-60
Thanks to all who contributed
Pastoral Centre: Cafe Bethany open after
10 a.m. Mass on Monday

Requiescant in Pace
Lately Deceased:  Peggy Gribbon, Rose McVeigh, Jimmy McNally, Marie Foy, Imelda Murphy, Dermot McKavanagh, Mary Hall
At This Time: Kate Hamill, Maureen Henry, Aidan Starrs, Mary Gormley, Kathleen Heaney, Jimmy Faloon, Loretta Breen
Sunday 3rd: Marie Prentice(1st Anniversary), Rose Creaney, Alice(Murphy)Doran, Elizabeth McDonald, Joseph Lappin, Vera Conlon, James Hendron, Mary Curran  
Monday 4th:  M.M. Arthur Mallon, Erin White, Mary Curran, Agnes Lappin, Henry McGurgan  
Tuesday 5th: Jean Matchett, Pat Fox, Edward McIlkenny, Patrick Joseph Donnelly, James McAlinden, James McCann  Wednesday 6th: Joe Heyburn, Thomas McVeigh  
Thursday 7th:  Edward Doherty, May Hagan, Patrick Monaghan, Mary Hamill
 Friday 8th:  Julia Dougan, Annabella Lappin, Jimmy Reynolds  
Saturday 9th:  Ann Mallon(1st Anniversary), Michael Fearnon, Peter Woolsey

Anniversaries late for Bulletin should be left in the Sacristy for inclusion on proper day
When submitting notices for the bulletine please include a contact name and telephone number
Notices and anniversaries should be left in by the Wednesday prior to publication.

Introducing the New Missal that will come into effect on the First Sunday of Advent:  To assist our preparation for changes in some of the words that we pray at Mass please see the question and answer below.  In addition you may wish to view the brief video and further explanations which are now available on www.catholicbishops.ie.  Related topics on the new edition of the Roman Missal are also on www.liturgy-ireland.ie.

Is the Catholic Church in Ireland alone in introducing this new Missal?  The Catholic Church in Ireland, along with Churches
throughout the English-speaking world, is working towards introducing the new edition of the Roman Missal at this time.  This new edition is the English translation of the Latin Missal that was issued by Pope John Paul II in 2002.  Since 2002 the Church in its many languages has engaged in the work of translating this Latin text through study, reflection and consultation.  This work in English-speaking countries is now complete.  In Ireland, as in other English-speaking countries, the new Missal will come into use during autumn 2011.

St. Vincent De Paul Society
URGENTLY REQUIRED!!  Ladies, Men's and Children's clothing.
Clothes shop, tel. 38393898 or  Furniture shop tel. 38394219, Mayfair Business Centre.  Monday - Friday 10am- 3pm.  
Saturday 10am - 1 pm.  NEW SELF HELP LINE - 38339639.  
Response within 48 hours.
Do you attend 8.30 a.m. or 11.30 a.m. Mass?
Would you be willing to help with Church Door Collection?
If so, phone Mary on 38335048.

Tir Na nOg GFC:  Bingo every Tuesday 8.15 p.m.  All support needed.

St. Mary's Youth Centre - Summer Scheme - 4th - 21st July
Monday - Thursday - 8 yrs. +
Membership £4 (individual)
£5 (family)

Knock Marriage Introductions Bureau - the aim of the Bureau is to introduce people considering marriage to a suitable marriage partner. For further information cotact 00 353 94 9375960 or www.knockmarriagebureau.com.

The Bulletin will not be published next weekend.

Minister of The Eucharist, St. John the Baptist, week beginning 11th July Martin Barlow.
Ministry of the Word, week beginning 11th July.  10 a.m. Margaret Donovan.  7 p.m. Jerome Marley.

Requiescat in Pace

Sunday 10th: Annie McKeever, Roisin Cullen, Charles McCaffrey, Margaret McCaffrey, Hugh Quinn, Peggy & Henry Gribbon, Mary
 Monday 11th: M.M. Peggy Gribbon, Mary Ann McNeice, Yolanda Martine, Hannah Frances Cullen, Bronagh Steele, Stephen McGuigan, David Kearns, Margaret Moonan, Yolanda Martini, John Corry
 Tuesday 12th:  Maureen Byrne, Joyce Kelly, Sarah Fearon, Sadie Garvey, Tony McCann, Jack McCabe, Florence McCaffrey Wednesday 13th:  Margaret McParland, Margaret Killops
Thursday 14th:  William Kelly, Jerome Mulholland, Philip Wilson, Sally McGeough
Friday 15th: Patrick McDonald, Kathleen Hackett, Shea Day  
Saturday 16th: Annie McShane, Sarah Donnelly

Youth 2000 invites you to their Summer Festival in Clonmacnois, Co Offaly from 4th - 7th August.  This is a lively 4 day Catholic festival for 16-35 yr olds, with great music, workshops, prayer, concert, inspiring talks, games and plenty of time for relaxing and meeting new people.  The fesitval is donation only with free buses from around the country, just bring a sleeping bag.  To book online and for information on free buses please visit www.youth2000.ie tel. 01 6753690/085 8289231

Rural Support provides a listening and signposting service for farming and rural families through its helpline.  Rural Support can provide practical and emotional support with regards to a variety of issues including farm paperwork, financial concerns, physical and mental health and general stress.  The helpline is confidential and operated from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week (voicemail and support options available at all other times).  Helpline number is 0845 606 7 607.

In the ordinary

Come to a quiet place,
a place so quiet
that you can hear
the grass grow.
Run your fingers
through the softness
of its petals,
and listen;
listen to the earth,
the warm earth,
the life pulse
of us all.
Rest your body
against its warmth;
feel its greatness,
the pulse and throb,
the foundation
of the world.
Look up into the sky,
the all-embracing sky,
the canopy of heaven.
How small we really are:
specks in the greatness
but still a part of it all.
We grow from the earth
and find
our own place.