Parish News

18th Sunday of the Year: 4th August 2019

Services for the Week:

  • SUNDAY: Mass at 10.00 am
  • MONDAY: Mass at 10.00 am
  • TUESDAY: Communion Service at 10.00 am
  • WEDNESDAY: Communion Service at 10.00 am
  • THURSDAY: Communion Service at 10.00 am
  • FRIDAY: Mass at 10.00 am
  • SATURDAY: Mass at 10.00 am; Vigil Mass at 6.00 pm
  • Confessions: After Saturday morning Mass and 5.30 – 5.55 pm

Mass Intentions:

  • Vigil – People of the parish;
  • Sunday – Margaret Duffy;
  • Monday – Ernest Nawrocki;
  • Friday – Tom & Margaret Mulholland;
  • Saturday – Eric Barber.

In your charity, please remember in your prayers, A special intention, Margaret, Derek Ball, Jean McCulloch, Olivia Henderson and Eileen Smullen and all the sick and housebound. Also, Helen Allison, Helen Burns, Anthony Corvi, Bartolomeo Corvi, Sheila Dunn, Peter Maguire, Eric Barber, Margaret Mulholland and Walter Mulraney whose anniversaries occur about this time.

COLLECTIONS: The Offertory Collection last weekend realised £470.53 and the Second Collection raised £75.40. Grateful thanks to all donors. There will be a special collection over the week-end of 17/18 August 2019 for Fr Henry McLaughlin’s parish in Mexico.

NATIONAL CATHOLIC YOUTH PILGRIMAGE: The National Catholic Youth Pilgrimage is taking place in St Andrews on Saturday 31st August. Transport is available from Edinburgh, Stirling, Falkirk and Kilsyth. To book a place email Youth Initiative

EDINBURGH FESTIVAL: The annual Festival Mass takes place at St Mary’s Cathedral on Sunday 18 August at 12 noon. It will include choral pieces composed by Sir James MacMillan, who will be in attendance. All are welcome to attend.

MARY’S MEALS: We are once again appealing for support for this very worthy charity.If new school bags and school essentials are being bought for the new term, please consider donating last year’s bags and equipment to Mary’s Meals. Among the manyarticles required are:- pens, pencils, rubbers, rulers, pencil cases, jotters, balls, rucksacks, tooth brushes, toothpaste,  hand towels, shorts, polo/T shirts and flip-flops.

HEALTH AND SAFETY: The annual Fire Evacuation Practice will be take place at both Masses sometime over the next few weeks.

TEA AND COFFEE: Tea and coffee is available in the hall after 10am Mass today – EVERYONE is welcome!