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
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
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
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
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
On Wednesday, Oct 30th at 7 pm, there will be a Mass celebrated at St Mary’s Chapel Lane BT11HH in reparation for the new “Púca” festival being promoted throughout Ireland and abroad. This is a new annual three-day festival which is to take place from October 31st to November 2nd. The festival is pushing the old pagan Ireland to the fore, boasting of spirits revealing themselves on Halloween night. There is no doubt that this festival is demonic in nature and that if unchecked, it will lead to an increase in demonic activity and of people troubled by evil spirits.… Read More