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IMMACULATE HEART BULLETIN TWENTIETH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

IMMACULATE HEART BULLETIN TWENTIETH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

Dear Friends of the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary,

Let us give thanks to God that we can still worship Him publicly in the Sacrifice of the Mass. As you have probably heard, the Government has mandated the wearing of masks on entering and leaving a church building, as well as on going social distancing. Please follow this regulation. It is a condition for keeping the church open. Please also pray that we receive no further restrictions on our right to worship God!… Read More

IMMACULATE HEART BULLETIN NINETEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

IMMACULATE HEART BULLETIN NINETEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

Dear Friends of the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary,

In the Gospel of today’s Mass our Lord tells the parable of the king who made a wedding feast for his son. Commenting on this parable St. Gregory the Great wrote that: “God the Father made a marriage feast for God the Son when He gave Him a human nature in the womb of the Virgin, and especially when, through the Incarnation, He united Him to His Holy Church.”… Read More

IMMACULATE HEART BULLETIN Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

IMMACULATE HEART BULLETIN Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Dear Friends of the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary,

The new schedule begins this week. Please note that on Wednesdays there will be no morning Mass. The Church will be open from 12 – 8pm, with Adoration at 6 pm and Mass at 7 pm. On Thursdays, Mass will be at 8 am and the church will close at 1pm (No evening Mass). On Fridays, the church will not open until 3 pm, and Confessions will be heard from 3:15 – 4 pm.… Read More

IMMACULATE HEART BULLETIN Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

IMMACULATE HEART BULLETIN Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Dear Friends of the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary,

A warm welcome to all the friends and visitors to the Church of the Immaculate Heart. We are grateful for the help provided by Abbé Sean Kenney this past week. Tomorrow morning he will be returning to the seminary in Gricigliano, Italy. Do not forget to say good-by after Mass. You can also greet our new seminarian, Abbé Gary O’Brien.… Read More

Immaculate Heart Bulletin – 2020.09.1

Immaculate Heart Bulletin – 2020.09.1

Dear Friends of the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary,

A warm welcome to all the friends and visitors to the Church of the Immaculate Heart. In the Epistle of today’s Mass, St. Paul encourages us to persevere in doing good. He reminds us that “in due time we shall reap if we do not relax.” (Gal. 6:9). Yes, life is short, eternity is long. Let us take heart and not waste the time the Good Lord has given us to work out our Salvation.… Read More

Weekly Bulletin Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Weekly Bulletin Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Dear Friends of the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary,

A warm welcome to all the friends and visitors to the Church of the Immaculate Heart. This Sunday our Lord tells us we cannot serve two masters. Who (or what) is it that we serve? Do we allow the love of God to rule our hearts, or do we allow our self-love, or some other worldly thing to control us? … Read More

REOPENING MASS

REOPENING MASS

On the 29th June 2020, Canon Heppelle celebrated the first public Masses in Northern Ireland since the reopening of our Churches. Here are some photos from the 7 pm Mass at the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary here in Belfast.

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Church of the Immaculate Heart Weekly Bulletin – 2020.05.24

Church of the Immaculate Heart Weekly Bulletin – 2020.05.24

Dear Friends of the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary,

    Alleluia! The church is open again! Come and pray, and give thanks to God. Come adore our Blessed Lord in the tabernacle. He is waiting for you.

On this Sunday between the Ascension and Pentecost Holy Mother Church encourages us to meditate on the disciples gathered around our Blessed Mother in the upper room. Obedient to our Lord’s instructions, they were waiting for the coming of the Holy Ghost, the Paraclete, Whom our Lord had promised to send.… Read More

Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Reopens

Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Reopens

Dear Friends of the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary,

     We have great news!  At long last, the church will once more be open to the public. While we cannot celebrate Mass publicly just yet, the Church of the Immaculate Heart will be open for private prayer every day of the week, except Wednesdays, from 11 am – 5 pm. On Wednesdays, the church will be open from 9 am – 1 pm. … Read More

Reopening of Churches

Reopening of Churches

Last week, the NI Executive outlined a five-step recovery plan with the gradual and phased easing of restrictions that had been placed upon movement and public gatherings in response to Covid-19. This phased recovery plan is welcomed by all as a sign of hope and progression in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

The tentative steps outlined by the NI Executive in this recovery plan have been possible only through the ongoing heroic and professional efforts of healthcare workers to safeguard public health and save lives.… Read More