Welcome to the Parish of Portglenone
Portglenone is a village in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It lies 8.5 miles west of Ballymena.
The Church of Blessed Virgin Mary Immaculate and Parochial House are located at 12 Ballymena Road, Portglenone.
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information can be found in the Bulletin section and we can be contacted using the form provided.
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PARISH LENTEN MASSES
The Parish Pastoral Council are hosting a series of 'Station' Masses for your Townland as part of our Programme for Lent and to continue developing a deeper sense of ourselves as a Parish Community. Each Mass is strictly for the people of the Townland designated for that night.
Monday 13th March - Monastery Guest House @ 7pm for Largy Upper.
Monday 20th March - Monastery Guest House @ 7pm for Largy Middel & Lower.
Monday 27th March - Monastery Guest House @ 7pm for Gortgole.
Monday 3rd April - Monastery Guest House @ 7pm for the second part of Portglenone Town.
Monday 10th April - Monastery Guest House @ 7pm for Lisnahunsin.
The PPC, look forward to celebrating these Masses with you
Masses for the Feast of St. Patrick
Vigil Mass on Thursday 16th March @ 7pm in the Monastery.
Morning Mass on Friday 17th March @ 11am in the Monastery.
Please note there will be no 7pm Mass on Friday evening, 17th March.
PARISH TIMETABLE DURING ST. MARY’S CHURCH CLOSURE
WEEKDAY MASSES will be held in the Oratory:
Monday & Wednesday @ 9:30am.
Tuesday Mass will be held in the School while the Church is under Renovation, Mass @ 9:30am.
Friday @ 7pm, Exposition from 6pm - 7pm.
There will be no Saturday morning Mass while work is in progress.
WEEKEND PARISH MASSES will be held in the Monastery and will start on Saturday 30th July 2016:
Vigil @ 6:15pm, please note change of time.
Sunday morning @ 8am & 11am.
CISTERCIAN COMMUNITY MASS: 9:30am, please note change of time.
Baptisms will be held in the Oratory.
Weddings: Please speak with Fr. Curran to discuss possible arrangements.
Funerals: Requiem Masses will be held in St. Mary’s Church, Clady.
Months Mind/Anniversary Masses will be accommodated during Parish Masses held in the Monastery.
Holy Days of Obligation/Christmas & Easter Services/First Confessions/First Communions/Confirmations – further information will be provided at a later date.
If you have a concern with the need to use stairs to access the Monastery Church, please speak to Fr. Curran or a member of the Pastoral Council to discuss other access arrangements.
On behalf of the Parishioners of Portglenone, I would like to thank our neighbours in Our Lady of Bethlehem Abbey, St. Mary’s Church, Clady & St. Mary’s Church, Ahoghill for agreeing to accommodate us during our own Church renovation.