This Saturday we have a visiting Priest from the Birmingham Oratory. Fr Duncan will offer Mass in St Thérèse, Somerton Rd. Please come and offer your support to our visiting Priest.
Saturady14th January 3:30pm (Low Mass).
Photo Source: new liturgical movement… Read More
If you’re a Catholic, you may have seen it: a mysterious series of letters and numbers, looking for all the world like an equation, inscribed in chalk over a doorway at your parish, or at the home of a friend. Maybe you thought you could figure it out. Maybe you were too embarrassed to ask, “What the heck is that?”
If you don’t know what the chalk is all about, don’t be ashamed.… Read More
On the 29th of December, St Therese of Lisieux Church was blessed with a particularly beautiful Solemn High Mass. The celebrant was Fr Damian McCaughan, the Deacon Fr Andrew Black and the Sub-Deacon Fr Martin Graham. Sacred music was provided, par excellence, by the Lux Chamber Choir.
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Great News: A Solemn High Mass (a Mass with Priest, Deacon & Sub-Deacon with full ceremonial) will be celebrated on Thursday 29th December at 1.00pm.
To be held at St Therese of Lisieux Church, Somerton Rd, Belfast.
(NOT at St Malachy’s, as was announced at last weeks Mass)… Read More
‘‘Today we celebrate the Irish members of the Church in Glory with whom we, members of the Church Militant, enjoy the most intimate communion in Christ. Just days ago, we remembered, in a solemn way, all the saints of the universal Church and our brothers and sisters in Purgatory, the Church Suffering, who are undergoing the purification which anticipates their entrance into Heaven. When Christ, Risen from the Dead and Seated at the Right Hand of God the Father, returns in glory to consummate His redemptive work, the just, both those of the Church Suffering and those of the Church Militant, will all enter into the glory of the saints in Heaven.… Read More
A Holy Mass was offered for the Requiem of the Holy Souls. The catafalque was used at the Mass. A catafalque is a representation of a coffin covered by the black pall and surrounded by six unbleached candles; it is a symbolic representation of the deceased. When it is present, the priest sings the absolution for the deceased as if the body was present.
This Tuesday’s Mass will be a Requiem Sung Mass for the Holy Souls. The catafalque will be used at the Mass. A catafalque is a representation of a coffin covered by the black pall and surrounded by six unbleached candles; it is a symbolic representation of the deceased. When it is present, the priest sings the absolution for the deceased as if the body was present.
Tuesday 15th November 7.00pm – St Therese of Lisieux Church, Somerton Rd, Belfast.… Read More
This month’s Missa Cantata will be celebrated by Canon John O’Connor from the Institute of Christ the King. He was ordained this Summer and this will be his first Mass in Belfast. The customary first blessings will be available immediately after Holy Mass. I hope we can give Canon O’Connor a warm Belfast welcome so please come and encourage friends/family to attend also. Celebrated on Sunday the 18th at 6.00pm. at St Therese Church, Somerton Road, Belfast.… Read More