Seventh Sunday of Easter: 2nd June 2019

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
  • THURSDAY: Communion Service at 10.00 am
  • FRIDAY:  Mass at 10.00 am
  • SATURDAY: Mass at 10.00 am; Vigil Mass at 6.00 pm
  • Confessions: After Saturday morning Mass and 5.30 – 5.55 pm

Mass Intentions:

  • Vigil – People of the parish;
  • Sunday – Fr. Daniel Boyd;
  • Monday – Felix Burns;
  • Friday – Fr. Gerry Pryor;
  • Saturday – Walter Snedden.

In your charity, please remember in your prayers, Aoife Glen, Jean McCulloch, and Eileen Smullen and all the sick and housebound. Also William Dickson, Lawrence Kilgallon, Rose Martin, Margaret Maxwell, Dorothy Mulraney and Jeanie Rutherford. whose anniversaries occur about this time; and Nancy McGravie who died recently.

PARISH ASSEMBLY: Many thanks to all of you who attended and those who presented at the annual Parish Assembly last Sunday. One clear outcome was that more volunteers are needed in the various areas of activity in the parish.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: Our children are making their first Holy Communion this Sunday at 1pm – you are all welcome to attend. Please pray for them and their families.

ST MARGARET’S PILGRIMAGE 2019: The St Margaret’s Pilgrimage takes place in Dunfermline today. It’s a wonderful opportunity for all Scotland’s Catholics to join together to pray for our nation, our families and our friends. For more info visit https://stmargaretsdunfermline.co.uk/

COLLECTIONS: The Offertory Collection last weekend realised £482.80 and the Special Collection for the Aged and Infirm Priests’ Fund raised £497. Grateful thanks to all donors. There will be a special collection today for the apostolate of Communications

GIFT AID AND THE SECOND COLLECTION: If you are a gift aider and you also put money into the second collection it would be better if you were to put that money in your gift aid envelope instead, we can then reclaim 25p for every pound donated. If you are a taxpayer and not currently in the parish gift aid scheme please consider joining; signing a simple form is all that is required. William McAllister or Tony Edwards can provide further details if you are interested in finding out more.

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Fifth Sunday of Easter: 19th May 2019

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
  • THURSDAY: Communion Service at 10.00 am
  • FRIDAY: Mass at 10.00 am
  • SATURDAY: Mass at 10.00 am; Vigil Mass at 6.00 pm
  •  Confessions: After Saturday morning Mass and 5.30 – 5.55 pm

Mass Intentions:

  • Vigil – Beth MacDougall;
  • Sunday – People of the parish;
  • Monday – Chris McCaffey;
  • Friday – Marie Glynn;
  • Saturday – Fr. Patrick Kelly.

 In your charity, please remember in your prayers, Aoife Glen, Jean McCulloch, Eileen Smullen, Christine Davidson and all the sick and housebound. Also,  Nicolo Biagini, Marlene Campbell, Robert Clelland, Thomas Cushley, Jeannie Darrien, Mary Hardie, Frank McGowan, William McCubbing, Jim Moncur, John Rintoul, Bernard Rutherford, William Simmons and Danny Welsh whose anniversaries occur about this time.

PARISH ASSEMBLY: This annual gathering of our parish will take place after Mass on Sunday 26th May in the church hall. This is an important event, as it is your opportunity to make suggestions for your parish, to ask questions and to hear reports from those responsible for different areas of the life of the parish. Light refreshments will be provided. We hope you can come along!

ARCHDIOCESAN LOURDES DAY 2019: The Annual Archdiocesan Lourdes Day will take place on Sunday 26 May at the Gillis Centre between 3pm and 5pm.  The event aims to recreate the spirit of Lourdes within the Archdiocese and will consist of a Marian procession, Solemn Benediction and the Blessing of the Sick. All are very welcome.

ST MARGARET’S PILGRIMAGE 2019: The St Margaret’s Pilgrimage will take place in Dunfermline on 2 June 2019. It’s a wonderful opportunity for all Scotland’s Catholics to join together to pray for our nation, our families and our friends. For more Info visit https://stmargaretsdunfermline.co.uk/

GIFT AID AND THE SECOND COLLECTION: If you are a gift aider and you also put money into the second collection it would be better if you were to put that money in your gift aid envelope instead, we can then reclaim 25p for every pound donated. If you are a taxpayer and not currently in the parish gift aid scheme please consider joining; signing a simple form is all that is required. William McAllister or Tony Edwards can provide further details if you are interested in finding out more.

COLLECTIONS: The Offertory Collection last weekend realised £493.07 and the Second Collection £150.52. Grateful thanks to all donors. There will be a special collection next week for the Aged and Infirm Clergy Fund; there are envelopes for this special collection in the hall for those who are in the Gift Aid Scheme.

The SCIAF collection from the ‘Wee Boxes’ realised £625.05 – thank you!!

Fourth Sunday of Easter: 12th May 2019

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
  • THURSDAY: Communion Service at 10.00 am
  • FRIDAY: Mass at 10.00 am
  • SATURDAY: Mass at 10.00 am; Vigil Mass at 6.00 pm
  • Confessions: After Saturday morning Mass and 5.30 – 5.55 pm

Mass Intentions:

  • Vigil – Beth MacDougall;
  • Sunday – People of the parish;
  • Monday – Brian Potter;
  • Friday – Margaret Gauldson;
  • Saturday – Fr. Patrick Kelly.

 In your charity, please remember in your prayers, Aoife Glen, Jean McCulloch, Eileen Smullen, Christine Davidson, Owen McLaughlin and all the sick and housebound. Also, John White, Isabel Boardman, Catherine McGuire, Chris McCaffrey and Amy Boyle whose anniversaries occur about this time.

PARISH ASSEMBLY: This annual gathering of our parish will take place after Mass on Sunday 26th May in the church hall. This is an important event, as it is your opportunity to make suggestions for your parish, to ask questions and to hear reports from those responsible for different areas of the life of the parish. Light refreshments will be provided. We hope you can come along!

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL: The next meeting will take place on 15 May 2019 at 7pm in the hall. All are very welcome to attend.

ST MARGARET’S PILGRIMAGE 2019: The St Margaret’s Pilgrimage will take place in Dunfermline on 2 June 2019. It’s a wonderful opportunity for all Scotland’s Catholics to join together to pray for our nation, our families and our friends. For more Info visit https://stmargaretsdunfermline.co.uk/

GIFT AID AND THE SECOND COLLECTION: If you are a gift aider and you also put money into the second collection it would be better if you were to put that money in your gift aid envelope instead, we can then reclaim 25p for every pound donated. If you are a taxpayer and not currently in the parish gift aid scheme please consider joining; signing a simple form is all that is required. William McAllister or Tony Edwards can provide further details if you are interested in finding out more.

COLLECTIONS: The Offertory Collection last weekend realised £461.62 and the Second Collection £87.62. Grateful thanks to all donors. There will be a special collection today for the Ecclesiastical Students’ Fund.

Second Sunday of Easter: 28th April 2019

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
  • THURSDAY: Communion Service 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 5.30-5.55pm.

Mass Intentions:

  • Vigil – People of the parish
  • Sunday – Veronica Snedden
  • Monday – Easter Intention
  • Friday – Gaius Goodwin
  •  Saturday – Anne Hancock

In your charity, please remember in your prayers, Aoife Glen, Jean McCulloch, Eileen Smullen and all the sick and housebound. Also, Beth MacDougall who died recently.

PARISH ASSEMBLY: Due to unforeseen circumstances the Annual Parish Assembly has been postponed. It will now be held on Sunday 26 May 2019 after 10am Mass.

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL: The next meeting will take place on 15 May 2019 at 7pm in the hall. All are very welcome to attend.

CELEBRATION OF MARRIAGE: Are you married? If so, Archbishop Leo Cushley cordially invites you and your spouse to join him on Wednesday 1 May 2019, the Feast of St Joseph the Worker, to celebrate the gift of marriage at St Mary’s Metropolitan Cathedral in Edinburgh at 7.30pm. The Archbishop will offer Holy Mass during which he will impart his blessing upon those married couples present. A celebratory reception will follow in the cathedral café. All who wish to celebrate the gift of marriage are very welcome, especially couples celebrating significant anniversaries this year. The event is organised by the Archdiocesan Commission for Marriage & Family Life.

200 CLUB WINNERS: 

  • 7 April 2019: No 2 – E Brown
  • 14 April 2019: No 107 – A Fairholme
  • 21 April 2019: No 176 – C Clelland

COLLECTIONS:  The Offertory Collection last weekend realised £570.52 and the Second Collection £209.19. Grateful thanks to all donors.

Easter Sunday: 21st April 2019

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
  • THURSDAY: Mass at 10.00 am
  • FRIDAY: Communion Service at 10.00 am
  • SATURDAY: Mass at 10.00 am; Vigil Mass at 6.00 pm
  • Confessions: After Saturday morning Mass and 5.30 – 5.55 pm

Mass Intentions:

  • Vigil – People of the parish
  • Sunday – Betty Hughes
  • Monday – Brian Potter
  • Thursday – Tom Mulholland
  • Saturday – Fr. Patrick Kelly

In your charity, please remember in your prayers, Aoife Glen, Jean McCulloch, Eileen Smullen and all the sick and housebound. Also, Mary and Hugh Hamilton and James Stirling whose anniversaries occur around this time and Beth MacDougal who died recently.

FROM FATHER FORREST: My sincere thanks to all of you who have so kindly remembered me at Easter.

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL: The next meeting will take place in the Hall at 7pm on 24th April 2019. All are welcome!

PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND: This pilgrimage, organised by Mr Alex Mosson former Lord Provost of Glasgow, takes place from 20th – 29th June 2019 and the cost is £1295. If you are interested, booking forms are available in the hall.

 GIFT AID AND THE SECOND COLLECTION: If you are a gift aider and you also put money into the second collection it would be better if you were to put that money in your gift aid envelope instead, we can then reclaim 25p for every pound donated. If you are a taxpayer and not currently in the parish gift aid scheme please consider joining; signing a simple form is all that is required. William McAllister or Tony Edwards can provide further details if you are interested in finding out more.

200 CLUB WINNER: The £200 winner is C. Clelland

COLLECTIONS: The Offertory Collection last weekend realised £550.68 and the Second Collection £88.13. Grateful thanks to all donors. Thanks to the Music and Movement Group for its donation of £25 towards the upkeep of the hall.

MESSAGE FROM JEAN BLAIR: Jean has asked that her Easter wishes be passed on to parishioners.