16th Sunday of the Year 21st July 2013

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

There will probably be changes to the above Services, due to funeral arrangements for Canon Henry

Notices

Collections:

The Offertory Collection last week realized £543.86, and the Second Collection, £89.86

Grateful thanks to all contributors.

Mary’s Meals Backpack Appeal

As this is the time of year that most of our children are ‘kitted out’ with new schoolbags for the coming school term, we are appealing for donations of old backpacks and materials for Mary’s Meals Backpack Project.

The Backpack Project appeals to organisations and individuals to fill backpacks with basic educational materials to send to children receiving Mary’s Meals. Most of the children who benefit from Mary’s Meals and the Backpack Project have suffered war, poverty, famine, or natural disaster. Very often families cannot afford to buy basic things like pencils and copy books, or even suitable clothes for their children to wear to school, so the children miss out on school and an education.

A simple backpack with educational materials can often be a lifeline to these children: studies show that an education is the best way a chronically poor child can escape poverty in later life.

In your charity, please remember:Nicola Patrick and all the sick and housebound.

John & Helen Burns, Hugh Cummings, Paddy Duffy, Andrew Little, John McAllister Snr., Margaret McFarlane, Joan Millar, Norman Moffatt, Richard Mulholland, Nan Murray, Ernest Nawrocki, Colin & John Wardrop, whose anniversaries occur about this time.

Canon David Henry, who died recently.

Mass Intentions

  • VIGIL: John McAllister (Snr)
  • SUNDAY: People of the Parish
  • MONDAY: Norman Moffatt
  • WEDNESDAY: Ernest Nawrocki
  • THURSDAY: Jacqueline Marriott
  • FRIDAY: John & Helen Burns
  • SATURDAY: Fr Patrick Kelly
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