Parish News

7th Sunday of the year - 23 February 2020

Services for the Week


                      SUNDAY:                                            Mass                             10.00 am     

                      MONDAY:                                           Mass                             10.00 am                                  

                      TUESDAY:                                 Communion Service              10.00 am

                      ASH WEDNESDAY:                            Mass                            10.00 am   

                                                                        Communion Service                7.00 pm

                     THURSDAY:                                Requiem Mass                     11.00 am

                       FRIDAY:                                             Mass                             10.00 am                     

                      SATURDAY:                                        Mass                            10.00 am                                                                                                                    

                                                                               Vigil Mass                         6.00 pm


  Vigil – People of the Parish;      Sunday – Eileen Stirling:

 Monday – Eileen Smullen;   Wednesday - Annette Dunn:

Thursday – Dorothy Earl (REQUIEM):    Friday - Anna McLaughlin Saturday - Margaret Liddle.


       Confessions: After Saturday morning Mass and 5.30 – 5.55 pm


In your charity please remember: Scott Allan, Annie Kennedy, Jean McCullough, and all the sick and housebound.

Alexander Clelland, Gloria Agnes Dunn, Helen McFarlane, Ellen O’Kane, Roseanne Temperley, Helen Ward-Birkby and Danuta Wotjasinstka, whose anniversaries occur about this time.


ASH WEDNESDAY is a day of Fasting and Abstinence and marks the beginning of Lent.

Ashes will be distributed at both the 10am Mass and the 7pm Evening Service




·  The Sunday Morning Music Group hope you’ll be able to join them after Mass to practice hymns old and new, in preparation for Lent and Easter.


· There will be a meeting of the Finance and Fabric Committee at 3.00 pm


COLLECTIONS - The Offertory Collection last weekend realised £426.61, and the Special Collection, £434.60 – making a total giving this week of £861.21.  Most grateful thanks to all our generous donors.


HEALTH AND SAFETY - A seasonal reminder to take extra care when entering or leaving the church!

·         Please use the handrails, if you are using the steps.

·         If you are at all unsteady on your feet or are carrying something, please use the ramp.                       



200 CLUB – Renewal of membership of the 200 Club is now due. There are quite a few spaces vacant in the 200 Club; so, if you fancy an additional number or want to enrol for the first time please see Julie or one of the Pass Keepers. It’s only £13 for a whole year’s worth of chances!!



Tea and Coffee will be served after Mass next week …. Hope you can join us!!    



Useful telephone numbers in case of emergency:

St Michael’s, Linlithgow (Canon Kelly): 01506 842145; Christ the King/Sacred Heart, Grangemouth (Fr Francis Ututo): 01324 482 253; St. Francis Xavier’s, Falkirk (Fr Jamie Boyle, Fr John Peter Sippai Siluvappan and Rev. Kenneth Anyanyeya Atia): 01324 623 567; St. Alexander’s, Denny (Canon Boylan - Chaplain to Forth Valley Royal Hospital and Strathcarron Hospice): 01324 823 310