22nd Sunday of the Year: 3rd September 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 at 7.00 pm​​
  • 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


Collections: The Offertory Collection last weekend realized £444.02 and the second collection, £88.18. Grateful thanks to all donors.

Special Collection today for the White Flower Society (SPUC).

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 in St Mary’s Primary School 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 on 07982 999 785 or by email to mburnett@blueyonder.co.uk

Date for Your Diary – Social Evening in Grangemouth: There will be an Inter Parochial Social Evening Night in Christ the King (Church Centre), on 21st September at 7.30 pm. Buffet will be served – BYOB. Admission is £7.00. Please forward your name to Julia Cameron or one of the Pass-Keepers.

200 Club Winners:

  • 5.8.17: no. 167 – A. Gibb
  • 13. 8.17: no. 79 – C. Darrien
  • 20.8.17: no. 36 – C. McMonigal
  • 27.8.17: no. 91 – S. McAllister

In your charity, please remember in your prayers, Fr Carr, Maureen Simpson, Eileen Smullen, and all the sick and housebound. Also, Jean Cummings, Christina McAllister, James McAvoy, May McLaughlin, Dennis McLaughlin (Snr & Jnr), and James Tooey, whose anniversaries occur about this time.

Mass Intentions:

  • VIGIL:​ Christina McAllister​​
  • SUNDAY: People of the Parish
  • MONDAY: Catherine McKenna
  • WED: May, Dennis McLaughlin (S & J)
  • THURSDAY:​ Ian Barrett​​​
  • FRIDAY: Catherine McKenna​​
  • SATURDAY: ​Agnes Fairholm