28th Sunday of the Year: 9th October 2016

Services for the week:

  • SUNDAY:​​​ Mass​ ​at 10.00 am
  • MONDAY:​​​ Mass at ​​​10.00 am
  • TUESDAY:​​ Communion Service ​at 10.00 am
  • WEDNESDAY:​​ Communion Service ​at 10.00 am​, and Mass at 7.00 pm
  • THURSDAY: ​​​Mass​​​ at 10.00 am​​​​​​
  • FRIDAY: Mass ​​​at 10.00 am
  • SATURDAY: Mass at ​​​10.00 am, and Vigil Mass at 6.00 pm​​​
  • CONFESSIONS: Saturday, after morning Mass and from 5.30 – 5.55pm



Collections: The Offertory Collection last weekend realized £414.55 and the Second Collection, £92.34 Grateful thanks to all donors. Special Collection next week for the Propagation of the Faith (Foreign Missions).

In your charity, please remember in your prayers Fr Carr, Cindy McDonald, Eileen Smullen, and all the sick and housebound. Also, Mary Baptie, Anna Rosa Corvi, John Hamilton, Bridget Herron, Alex Hunter, Francis Leishman, Rose McCue, William McMahon ,George Scobie (Snr), Lawrence Smullen and Susan Wines, whose anniversaries occur about this time, and John Clelland who died recently. 

Cluster Ballot: The result of last week’s ballot on future clustering arrangements is as follows: Grangemouth = 26; Linlithgow = 129; Spoilt paper = 1. Total votes cast = 156. The result has been forwarded to Archbishop Cushley. 

Mass Intentions:

  • VIGIL:​ George Scobie (Snr. & Jnr.)
  • ​​​SUNDAY: People of the Parish

​The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA): A reminder that the weekly sessions take place in the Hall on Tuesday evenings at 7.30 pm. All are very welcome to come along and take this opportunity to learn more about our own beliefs and also support those who seek to become Catholics. If you know anyone who may be interested in Catholicism, even if just to find out a bit more about our faith, please tell them they would be welcomed to attend any of the sessions.

Carfin: A Torchlight Procession will take place at the Carfin Grotto this evening at 7.00 pm. 

Eleven weeks today is Christmas Day! The Piety stall is open in the Hall every weekend, and has a large stock of Christmas cards, diaries and calendars and other gifts.