30th Week in Ordinary Time: 23 October 2022
Services this week
Sunday 30th Sunday of the Year World Mission Sunday Mass 10.00am
Monday Holy Communion Service 10.00am
Friday Saints Simon and Jude Holy Communion Service 10.00am
Saturday Holy Communion Service 10.00am
Vigil Mass 6.00pm
Sunday 31st Sunday of the Year Mass 10.00am
The Offertory Collections last weekend amounted to £409.31 - grateful thanks to all donors. There is a special collection today for the Missions.
Special talk on family life
Professor Stephan Kampowski is a world renowned expert on marriage and the family in a Catholic context. He is visiting the Archdiocese from Rome next month to give a series of talks and will speak at the Gillis Centre, 100 Strathearn Road, Edinburgh, at 11am on Saturday 5 November. Register for this event at: bit.ly/ourfamilytalks
Catholics: Faith and Engagement in Scotland
What does the work of the Scottish Catholic Media Office (SCMO) and Scottish Catholic Parliamentary Office (SCPO) involve? Find out in Catholics: Faith and Engagement in Scotland, a webinar featuring Peter Kearney of the SCMO and Anthony Horan of SCPO. Two optional dates: 1-2pm Wednesday 2 November, register at https://bit.ly/webinar2nov or 7:30-8:30pm on Thursday 3 November, register at https://bit.ly/webinar3nov_
All Souls’ Day
Archbishop Cushley will offer Holy Mass for the repose of all the faithful departed who have died in the Archdiocese in the last year, especially those buried at Mount Vernon Cemetery. This will take place at 10am on Wednesday 2 November (All Souls' Day) in the Mount Vernon Cemetery Chapel.
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To mark the month of November, dedicated to praying for the Holy Souls and remembering all those who have died, we will gather in prayer on the following occasions:
• 10 Nov at 7pm in the church - evening of prayer and remembrance for those who have died, especially those who died during times of restrictions and pandemic.
• 20 Nov at 11am, following Sunday Mass - prayers in Bo’ness Cemetery (a short time of prayer for the Holy Souls buried in Bo’ness Cemetery).
• 27 Nov at 11am, following Sunday Mass - prayers in New Carriden Cemetery (a short time of prayer for the Holy Souls buried in New Carriden Cemetery).
Our annual St Andrew’s Day celebration is also returning following the pandemic:
• 30 Nov at 7pm in the church - St Andrew’s Day celebration (a time of prayer and music followed by a fish supper in the church hall - details including ticket prices to follow).
The annual Divine Mercy Conference takes place at St Augustine’s, Dundyvan Road, Coatbridge, ML5 1DQ, on Saturday 29 October from 9am-6pm. Register online at www.divinemercy.scot/conference2022
Workshop: The Psychology of Flourishing
A workshop on the psychology of flourishing, faith and spirituality will be led by Fr Roger Dawson SJ at The Edinburgh Jesuit Centre at Sacred Heart Parish in Lauriston, Edinburgh, on Saturday 22 October 10am to 4.30pm. Register at edinburghjesuit.org.uk/ejc