Corrymeela Day Out

The First week of February a group of young people from the parish who completed the Youth Alpha course, attended a meeting in Corrymeela with others from across the Diocese. The course was part of the parish’s JPII award programme. 18 young people from the parish successfully completed the JPII award scheme last year. At […]

New Baptism Team Members

On Sunday the 8th of January on the feast day of the Epiphany of our Lord four new members to the baptism team were commissioned by Fr McBride at the 12 noon mass. Welcome Siobhan Keenan, Rose Crozier, Josephine O Boyle and Joan Breen to the Baptism Ministry. Praying for God’s blessing on your new role. […]

Second £1,000 Parish Draw

Parish draw taking place in parochial house in Glenavy parochial house.

Remembrance Weekend

A Liturgy of Remembrance for those who lost their lives in War was held at the War Graves in St Joseph’s graveyard on Saturday 12 November.2016 11 young airmen, 4 Royal Canadian Airforce, 1 Polish Air force, and 6 R.A.F. are buried in the graveyard. Parishioners were joined by members of other Churches and from […]

First Holy Communion Programme

  In, 2016, the parish based First Holy Communion preparation programme, ‘Do This in Memory’ was introduced for children in both our Primary Schools.This has been a very successful programme used throughout Ireland these past ten years and children really enjoy it. On one Sunday each month the children and their parents receive a special invitation to […]

Blessing Of The Boats

On 3rd July 2016 the annual blessing of boats took place at Sandy Bay Marina. A number of the eel fishermen based along the parish’s lough shore and owners of pleasure craft tied up  while Fr Chris and Fr Colm ministered the blessing.

Autumn Draw 2016 Results

The Luckiest Man in the Parish Dolway McCorry receives his cheque for £1000 from Denise Crossey. Dolway was the lucky winner of the first £1000 prize in the Parish Draw. Two more £1000 prizes to come later in the Draw. If you are interested in joining the Parish Draw please check the Parish Draw page.