First Sunday of Lent 28th Nov 2010

Services for the week

  • SUNDAY: Mass 10.00 am
  • MONDAY : Communion Service 10.00 am
  • TUESDAY: Communion Service 10.00 am Mass 7.00 pm
  • WEDNESDAY: Mass 10.00 am
  • THURSDAY: Mass 10.00 am Mass & Novena 7.00 pm
  • FRIDAY: Mass 10.00 am
  • SATURDAY: Mass 10.00 am Vigil Mass 6.00 pm
  • Tuesday is the Feast of St Andrew, Apostle and Patron Saint of Scotland.


Collections: The Offertory Collection last weekend realized £440.46 and the Special Collection for the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children, £320.16. Grateful thanks to all contributors.

Special Collection will be taken today, for the Pastoral Formation Fund

Teas and Coffees are being served in the Hall after Sunday Mass next week.

200 Club Winners:

  1. 14.11.10: no. 20 C.Clelland
  2. 21.11.10: no.130 Margaret Young
  3. 28.11.10: no. 70 – Maria Ford

In your charity, please remember; Bridie Allan, Isabel Boardman, David Clelland, Gladys Docherty, Annette Dunn, Thomas Gourley, George McCallum and all the sick and housebound.

Mgr Brennan, Peter Croxford, Tommy Carlin, Nellie Maguire and Isobel Savage, whose anniversaries occur about this time.


Mass Intentions

  • VIGIL: Peter Croxford
  • SUNDAY: Mgr. Brennan
  • TUESDAY: Tommy & Agnes Carlin
  • WEDNESDAY: Special Intention
  • THURSDAY: Nellie Maguire (morning) Mary Kelly (evening)
  • FRIDAY: Calvin Purdie
  • SATURDAY: Betty Fleming

St Andrew’s Day Mass will be celebrated at 7.00pm on Tuesday in St Mary’s with pupils from our Primary School, guests from the Churches in Bo’ness and members of the Community. Volunteers to help during the service, with the music and with the teas and coffees and the buffet afterwards would be welcomed! Please give your name to one of the Passkeepers.

The Piety Stall will be open each weekend, for the sale of Christmas cards and Advent calendars etc.

Children’s Liturgy Helpers are still urgently needed, if this very popular and worthy service is to continue. If you can help, please contact Maria Ford for full details. Training will be provided.

The SVP Christmas Party will take place in the Hall on Wednesday, 22nd December (time to be announced). Names and menu requests will be collected shortly. Could we remind everyone please, that the event is for aged or infirm parishioners only – otherwise we cannot cope with the numbers. Thank you!

Bo’ness Churches Together: Dates for your Diary

Lunch Club A new Lunch Club at Craigmailen Church will be open on the first Tuesday of every month at 12.30pm. (next one is 7th December)
Lunches cost £3.00 per head. If you wish to attend, please telephone the office on 823100
Advent Service
will be held in Craigmailen Church on 5th December at 6.30pm. Volunteers for the choir are requested from all Churches. Choir practice is on Wednesday, 1st December at 7.30pm, immediately after the service at 6. 30pm which all are welcome to attend.
Salvation Army Carol Service
will take place in the Town Hall on 8th December at 7.30pm. All are welcome.