1st Sunday of Advent: 27th November 2016

Services for the week:

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

Wednesday (30th) is the Feast of St Andrew, Patron Saint of Scotland


Collections: The Offertory Collection last weekend realized £430.73 and the Special Collection for the Pastoral Formation Fund, £166.50. Grateful thanks to all donors. There will be a Special Collection today for SCIAF, to help the refugees from Syria.

Please Can You Help? ‘Store House’, all the local Churches and the Salvation Army are dedicated to supplying Christmas Dinners to those in need in Bo’ness. St. Mary’s has agreed to provide the dessert: cream, custard, jelly, rice, etc – also cranberry sauce. Please remember that some recipients may not have access to refrigerators. Donations of new toys would also be greatly welcomed.

SVP Christmas Lunch: The Christmas Lunch will be held on Friday,16th December (12 noon for 12.30) at Kinneil Bowling Club. We will be collecting menu requests shortly.

Scout Post is again available this year! A Post Box and Stamps will be placed in the Hall from the weekend of 26th& 27th November until the final collection date of11th December. Stamps cost only 30p. Please note that cards will be delivered in Bo’ness only, and please address them clearly.

In your charity, please remember in your prayers Fr Carr, Cindy McDonald, Eileen Smullen, ‘Special Intention’and all the sick and housebound. Also, Monsignor Brennan, David Burns, Thomas Carlin, Christopher Gray, Elizabeth Hamilton, Helen Maguire, Marion McCarthy, John McGill and Margaret Murray, whose anniversaries occur about this time.

Mass intentions:

  • VIGIL:​ David Burns​​​
  • SUNDAY: People of the Parish
  • ​​​​TUESDAY: Thomas McLaughlin​
  • WEDNESDAY: Dorothy Mathieson​
  • FRIDAY: Mgr. Brennan