Easter Sunday: 16th April 2017

Services for the week:

  • ​SUNDAY:​​​ Mass​​​ at 10.00 am
  • ​MONDAY:​​ Communion Service​​ at 10.00 am; Reception of the Body of James Temperley at 6.30pm; Mass at 7.00 pm
  • ​TUESDAY:​​ Requiem Mass​​ for James Temperley at 10.00 am
  • WEDNESDAY: Mass at 10.00 am​​
  • THURSDAY:​​ Communion Service​​ at 10.00 am
  • FRIDAY:​​ Communion Service​​ at 10.00 am; Mass at 7.00 ​​pm
  • SATURDAY: Mass at ​​​10.00 am; Vigil Mass at 6.00 pm​
  • CONFESSIONS: Saturday, after morning Mass and from 5.30 – 5.55 pm


My sincere thanks to all of you who so kindly remembered me this Easter. 

Easter Duty Time (the reception of Holy Communion and – if necessary – Confession), lasts until after Easter.

Collections: The Offertory Collection last weekend realized £463.41 and the second collection, £112. Grateful thanks to all donors.

Please return your SCIAF “Wee Boxes” now.

Special Collection next week for Mary’s Meals.

200 Club Winners:

  • 5.3.17: no.92 – J. Hannah
  • 12.3.17: no.5 – W. Ballantine
  • 19.3.17: no.109 – M. Laurie
  • 26.3.17: no.176 – C. Clelland
  • 2.4.17: no. 125 – W. Campbell

SVP Annual Accounts (to 31st March 2017):

  • Income – £3,970.60
  • Expenditure – £3,466.00

Many thanks to all who supported us over the year. Further details of the Accounts are available on request.

SVP Caravans: These are available for parishioners who otherwise would not get a holiday. Dates available:

Pettycur Bay (Fife): 

  • Week commencing Saturday, 17th June.

Seton Sands (East Lothian):

  • Week commencing Saturday, 24th June
  • New date this week :- Week commencing Saturday, 5th August (As this is a ‘School Holiday’ slot, a family with school children will be given first preference).
  • Week commencing Saturday, 26th August

Either sign the sheet in the Hall or have a private word with an SVP member.

Linlithgow Clustering: St Michael’s has a very active Ladies Group and ladies from St Mary’s are welcome to attend. The Ladies Club Summer Outing (to St Andrews), will take place on Saturday 27th May, leaving Linlithgow around 10/10.30am. On our return journey we will stop for high tea at the Strathearn Hotel in Kirkcaldy. The cost of the Outing is £27 and we would be delighted if some of the ladies from St Mary’s would like to join us. If interested please phone 01506 844730. Why not come along and bring a friend?

In your charity please remember in your prayers Fr Carr, Gerry Henderson, Maureen Simpson, Eileen Smullen, and all the sick and housebound. Also, Esther McCallum and James Stirling, whose anniversaries occur about this time, and James Temperley and Martin Ryan, who died recently.

Mass Intentions:

  • ​​VIGIL:​ People of the Parish​​​
  • SUNDAY: May Wojtasinska
  • ​​MONDAY: Mary Madden​​
  • ​TUESDAY: James Temperley (Requiem)
  • WEDNESDAY: Martin Ryan​​​
  • FRIDAY: Ann McGravie​​​​​
  • SATURDAY: Holy Souls