19th Sunday of the Year: 13th August 2017

Services for the week:

  • SUNDAY: Mass​​​ at 10.00 am
  • MONDAY:​​ Communion Service​​ at 10.00 am; Mass at 7.00 pm
  • TUESDAY:​​​ Mass​​​ 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


Tuesday is the Feast of the Assumption and is a Holyday of Obligation. 

Collections: The Offertory Collection last weekend realized £518.39 and the second collection, £83.91. Grateful thanks to all donors.

Thanks, once again, to the Music and Movement Group, for a further donation of £25. 

Special Collection next weekend for the African Missions and Holy Places.

Mary’s Meals: We are once again appealing for support for this very worthy charity. If new school bags and school essentials are being bought for the new term, please consider donating last year’s bags and equipment to Mary’s Meals. Among the many articles required are:

  • Pens….. pencils ….. rubbers ….. rulers ….. pencil cases ….. jotters ….. balls ….. rucksacks…
  • Tooth brushes ….. toothpaste …. hand towels…
  • Shorts …..polo / T shirts ….. flip-flops…

A volunteer-run Breakfast Club is starting at St Mary’s PS in the new term! The aim is to ensure that every child has breakfast each schoolday, thereby helping them to achieve their potential, whilst creating a sociable environment where the children interact. If any parishioner has an hour to spare on the odd morning and would be interested in helping out with this new venture, please contact Michael Burnett (07982 999 785), email: mburnett@blueyonder.co.uk

Parish Pastoral Council Meeting: There will be a meeting of the PPC on Thursday evening, (17th August), at 7pm in the Hall. All are very welcome to attend.

200 Club Winners:

  • 9. 7. 17: no. 11 – M. Wright 
  •  16. 7. 17: no. 196 – C. Liddle 
  •  23. 7. 17: no. 74 – F. Temperley
  • 30. 7. 17: no. 18 – H. Rintoul ​ ​

In your charity, please remember in your prayers, Fr Carr, Gerry Henderson, Maureen Simpson, Eileen Smullen, and all the sick and housebound. Also, Marie Dunn, Margaret Heggie Mulholland, Unity Martin and James Thomson, whose anniversaries occur about this time, and Rhoda McLeod and Christina Zacharski, who died recently.
Mass Intentions:

  • VIGIL: People of the Parish
  • SUNDAY: Rhoda McLeod
  • MONDAY:​ Jim Hogan
  • TUESDAY: ​Fr Kelly (10.00am)​​; People of the Parish (7.00 pm) ​
  • WEDNESDAY: Addie Melrose
  • ​​THURSDAY:​Douglas Wright
  • FRIDAY: ​Elizabeth Melrose​​
  • SATURDAY: ​Angus Ryan