Church of the Immaculate Heart Update

Church of the Immaculate Heart Update

Dear Friends of the Church of the Immaculate Heart,

Following the new restrictions issued by the government, His Lordship, Noel Traenor, Bishop of Down and Connor has issued updated directives for the Diocese of Down and Connor: “As per government guidelines, churches will remain open to the public for “solitary prayer”.”

Thus, the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary will remain open for “solitary prayer,” according to the same hours announced last Sunday (Sunday, Wednesday, & Saturday 9 – 12:30;
Weekdays (except Wednesday): 3 – 7:30pm).… Read More

Church of the Immaculate Heart – Weekly Bulletin

Church of the Immaculate Heart – Weekly Bulletin

Dear Friends of the Church of the Immaculate Heart,

“Latare Jerusalem” Rejoice O Jerusalem” …These words taken from the Introit of the Mass have become the name for the Fourth Sunday of Lent: Latare Sunday. These words may seem a little strange to us as in the atmosphere of current events. How are we to rejoice when so many people are suffering and dying, and the threat of more deaths only seems to increase?… Read More

Updates from the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Updates from the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Dear Friends of the Church of the Immaculate Heart,

I would like to begin this letter with a message from Monsignor Wach, Prior General of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, which sums up the spirit with which, as Catholic priests, we are facing, with you, the current pandemic in Belfast.“In these difficult times for the world and for the Church, our desire as spiritual fathers is to provide you with everything your souls need in order to remain in faith, hope, and above all in charity.… Read More

Public Mass suspended in Down and Connor Diocese

Public Mass suspended in Down and Connor Diocese

Dear Friends,

Important announcement: His Excellency The Most Reverend Noel Treanor Bishop of Down and Connor, has declared that the public celebration of Mass has been suspended across the Diocese of Down and Connor, until further notice.

Regarding church opening hours, in the immediate future, the Immaculate Heart of Mary – Institute Christ the King Belfast will continue to be kept open during the same hours as before.  Please make sure you check your emails and the website this week in order to be informed of possible updates to this schedule. … Read More

ST PATRICK’S DAY

ST PATRICK’S DAY

Hello all,

Reluctantly the Institute of Christ the king and the organisers have taken the view to cancel the céilí. It would be very harmful if we were implicated in causing harm/spread of the illness. God willing we can reschedule for the Feast day of the Immaculate Heart (22nd August).… Read More

Monthly Latin Mass in Ballymoney

Monthly Latin Mass in Ballymoney

Dear friends,

From March there will be a monthly Mass in the Extraordinary Form at Our Lady & St Patrick’s Church, Ballymoney, Co. Antrim.  The Mass will take place on the second Sunday of the month at 4 pm going forward. The first Mass will be on Sunday, March 8th will be a Low Mass celebrated by Fr Martin Graham.  Fr Damian McCaughan will give a liturgical commentary for newcomers to the Latin Mass

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First Mass for the New Church

First Mass for the New Church

The first Mass at the new Belfast apostolate is set for Wednesday the 11th of December at 6 pm. Monsignor Wach, Co-founder and Prior General of the Institute of Christ the King will come on this occasion to celebrate a Solemn Mass in the presence of His Lordship Noel Treanor, Bishop of Down & Connor. We would be happy to see you there!… Read More