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Countdown to new weekly Belfast Mass!

Countdown to new weekly Belfast Mass!

 

We’re just a few days away from our new weekly Latin Mass in Belfast which starts on Sunday 5th March – the first Sunday of Lent.  The weekly Mass will take place at 4pm in St Therese Church on the Somerton Road (part of Holy Family parish).   We would love to welcome you to join us for these Masses and help you discover the beauty and the prayerfulness of our Catholic tradition.… Read More

Celebrating our Catholic Heritage

Celebrating our Catholic Heritage

Fr Damian McCaughan, who celebrates the monthly Mass at St Therese Church, writes about how the Extraordinary Form of the Mass has helped him and many other younger people to appreciate our Catholic heritage.

As a child growing up in St Malachy’s Parish, Coleraine, I remember being intrigued by the church building.  I loved the chance to light a candle, to look up close at the different statues of the saints, or to say a prayer at Our Lady’s altar.  One thing confused me though – why was Our Lady’s altar attached to the wall?  How could a priest ever have said Mass there?… Read More