21st Sunday of the Year 21st August 2011

Services for the week

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

Notices

Collections: The Offertory collection last weekend realized £466.55, and the second collection, £120.02. Grateful thanks to all contributors.

Special Collection today for the African Missions and the Holy Places.

Falkirk & District Flower Show will be held in the Recreation Centre, Gauze Road, on Sunday from 2.00 to 4.15 pm. All welcome!

In your charity, please remember: Michelle Orr, and all the sick and housebound. James Haggerty, Ian McAllister, Mary Rutherford and William Simpson, whose anniversaries occur about this time.

Mass Intentions

  • VIGIL: Special Intention
  • SUNDAY: People of the Parish
  • MONDAY: Mary Rutherford
  • WEDNESDAY: James McQuade
  • THURSDAY: Special Intention
  • FRIDAY: Private Intention
  • SATURDAY: Bridie Allan

Garden Competition:

Heartiest congratulations to Robert and Andrew and their Team, who have once again won the Falkirk and District Church Garden Competition. This is entirely due to their dedicated hard work throughout the year. More volunteers would be warmly welcomed. Green fingers are not essential – just a little bit of spare time!

SVP News:

The sum of £250 has been sent to East Africa for famine and drought relief.

The St Vincent de Paul Society, here in St Mary’s, meets in the evening of the second Monday of every month. Our work consists of visiting parishioners at home or in hospital; distributing furniture etc. or simply providing help and support wherever it is needed. Often, our members are approached by concerned friends, family or neighbours or sometimes, we just see names in the church newsletter of those we feel may benefit from a friendly visit and a chat. Visits to homes / hospitals usually last about half an hour. (New legislation means that visits must comprise of at least two persons). We need new members to carry on this very worthwhile work! If you are interested or can help in any way, please speak to either Gus McDonald or William Ballantyne.

The S.V.P Charity is always looking for new volunteers. No training or transport is required! Please remember all the good work the S.V.P does and show your appreciation by placing a donation in the St Vincent de Paul box as you leave after Mass today….. and every Sunday!

Come and join the Music and Movement Group!

Gentle exercises for the Over 50’s – every Friday morning from 10.30 – 12.00 in the Hall. Admission 50 pence includes light refreshments.

Mums and Toddlers Group:

Every Monday in the Hall from 10.30 to 12.30. Admission £1.30

MEMORIAL BOOK ENTRY SLIP

Full Name of deceased person…………………………………………………………………………….

Date of death………………………………………………..

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