Second Sunday of Lent: 12th March 2017

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; Mass & Way of the Cross at 7.00 pm
  • THURSDAY:​​​ Mass​​​ at 10.00 am
  • FRIDAY (Feast of St Patrick): 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 – 5.55pm


Easter Duty Time (the reception of Holy Communion and – if necessary – Confession), lasts until after Easter.
A Plenary Indulgence is available to all who devoutly make the Way of the Cross during Lent.

Proceeds of the Lenten Alms Box will go to charities of the Archbishop’s choice.

Collections: The Offertory Collection last weekend realized £557.31 and the second collection, £132.07. Grateful thanks to all donors. Special Collection today for the Aged and Infirm Clergy Fund. Most sincere thanks for the anonymous donation of £500, and for a further donation of £25 from the Music & Movement Group.

Parish Pastoral Council: The next meeting of the PPC will be held on Thursday (16th) at 7pm in the Hall. All parishioners welcome! 

The Council is looking for a new secretary! If you are interested in volunteering, or would like more information, please contact either Maria Ford (01506 510629) or Callum Timms(07817 510850), or email

RCIA: Congratulations to Bill and Margaret-Ann who participated in the Rite of Election at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh last Sunday afternoon. They now embark on their final preparations to be welcomed into the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil. Thanks also to those who came to the cathedral to support Bill and Margaret-Ann, and a special thanks to Jim McLaughlin for driving the minibus to the cathedral and back. 

All are welcome to come along to our RCIA sessions each Tuesday at 7pm in the church hall, as we explore our faith, our beliefs and as we join together in prayer. 

Bottle Bingo Reminder: This popular event will take place in the Hall on Friday, 31st March at 7.00 pm. Donations of prizes and home-baking / sandwiches would be gratefully received and welcomed!

200 Club Winners:

  • 10.2.17: no.93 – Juliet Williamson 
  •  17.2.17: no. 77 – M.Anthony
  • 24.2.17: no. 99 – J. McLaughlin

In your charity please remember in your prayers Fr Carr, Maureen Simpson, Eileen Smullen and all the sick and housebound. Also Canon Hanlon, Agnes Carlin, Linda Kilgallon, Catherine Orr, Jessie Rintoul, George Stewart and Laurence Tooey, whose anniversaries occur about this time, and Edward McGinley, who died recently.
Mass Intentions:

  • ​​​​VIGIL: ​People of the Parish​
  • SUNDAY: Ben & Maureen McAllister​
  • ​​​​MONDAY: Jessie Rintoul​
  • WEDNESDAY:​ Agnes & Tommy Carlin
  • THURSDAY: Maggie Clark​
  • FRIDAY: Fr. Daniel Boyd​​​​​​​​
  • SATURDAY: Edward McGinley