1st Sunday of Advent 29th November 2009

Services for the week

  • SUNDAY: Mass 10.00 am
  • MONDAY: Mass 10.00 am
  • TUESDAY: Mass 10.00 am
  • WEDNESDAY: Communion Service 10.00 am
  • THURSDAY: Communion Service 10.00 am Mass & Novena 7.00pm
  • FRIDAY: Mass 10.00 am
  • SATURDAY: Mass 10.00 am Vigil Mass 6.00 pm


Tomorrow (30th) is the Feast of St Andrew – Apostle, Martyr and Patron Saint of Scotland. The Special Mass of St Andrew will be celebrated in the Cathedral at 12.45 pm. Everyone welcome!

Collections: The Offertory collection last weekend realized £404.53 and the special collection, for the White Flower Appeal, £307.66. Grateful thanks to all contributors.

Proceeds from the Stall in recent weeks have amounted to £300.

Special Collection next week in aid of the Pastoral Formation Fund.

In your charity, please remember; Mary Baptie, Catharine Grant, David Hogg, George McCallum, Peter O’Connor and all the sick and housebound.

Peter Croxford, whose anniversary occurs about this time.

Mgr. Brennan, who died on Thursday.

Mass Intentions

  • VIGIL Peter Croxford
  • SUNDAY: Mgr. Brennan
  • MONDAY: People of the Parish
  • TUESDAY: Robert Murray
  • THURSDAY: Mary Rutherford
  • FRIDAY: Ian McAllister
  • SATURDAY: James & Freda Temperley

The Induction Service of the new Minister of Bo’ness Old Kirk, Rev. Douglas Campbell, will take place on Thursday (3rd) at 7.00 pm. Members of our congregation are warmly invited.

Please Note: The 4.30 pm. Sunday Mass at St. Anthony’s Church, Polmont, has been cancelled until further notice.

200 Club Winners:

  • 8.11.09: no. 181 – Mrs. M. Spiers
  • 15.11.09: no.189 – Mrs. M. Don
  • 22.11.09: no. 144 – Mrs. Elma Brown

St Vincent de Paul Christmas Party, will take place this year on Wednesday, 16th December. If you are attending, please add your name and choice of main course to the list in the Hall.

St Mary’s School: The Fund Raising Committee would like to thank everyone who has bought raffle tickets for the Grand Prize Draw. (Tickets, costing £1 per book are still available at the School). The Draw will take place on Friday 18th December and a list of prize winners will be posted on the notice board in the Church Hall.