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20th Sunday of the Year: 18th August 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 Mass and from 5.30 – 5.55 pm

Collections: The Offertory Collection last weekend realised £374.32, and the second Collection, £72.49. Thanks to the Music and Movement Group for their further donation of £25. Grateful thanks to all donors! Special Collection next week, for the African Missions and Holy Places.

In your charity, please remember in your prayers, Scott Allan, Jean McCullough, Eileen Smullen and all the sick and housebound. Also, James Thomson Clelland, Eamonn Connell, Marie Dunn, Unity Martin, Rhoda McLeod, Joseph Ruth, Florence Rutherford and James Thomson, whose anniversaries occur about this time.

Derek Ball would like to thank everyone for their Prayers, during his recent illness.

Mass Intentions:

  • VIGIL: People of the Parish
  • SUNDAY: Margaret Duffy
  • MONDAY:   Rhoda McLeod
  • FRIDAY: Wardrope Family
  • SATURDAY:  Fr Patrick Kelly

National Catholic Youth Pilgrimage will  take place in St Andrews on Saturday 31st August. Transport is available from Edinburgh, Stirling, Falkirk and Kilsyth. To book a place, please e-mail Youth Initiative, YI@staned.org.uk

Mary’s Meals: If  you’ve bought new school bags /essentials for the new term, why not donate last year’s disused equipment to Mary’s Meals? On behalf of this very worthy charity, we are collecting the following items, which they would be grateful to receive pens, pencils, rubbers, rulers, pencil cases, jotters, balls, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shorts, flip-flops, polo/T-shirts and hand towels.

Health & Safety: The annual Fire Evacuation Practise will take place at BOTH MASSES, at some point over the next few  weeks.

LOST PROPERTY! A bracelet was found after Sunday Mass recently…… If it could be yours – please see one of the pass-keepers.

 

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Eighteenth Sunday of the Year: 4th August 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 – Margaret Duffy;
  • Monday – Ernest Nawrocki;
  • Friday – Tom & Margaret Mulholland;
  • Saturday – Eric Barber.

In your charity, please remember in your prayers, A special intention, Margaret, Derek Ball, Jean McCulloch, Olivia Henderson and Eileen Smullen and all the sick and housebound. Also, Helen Allison, Helen Burns, Anthony Corvi, Bartolomeo Corvi, Sheila Dunn, Peter Maguire, Eric Barber, Margaret Mulholland and Walter Mulraney whose anniversaries occur about this time.

COLLECTIONS: The Offertory Collection last weekend realised £470.53 and the Second Collection raised £75.40. Grateful thanks to all donors. There will be a special collection over the week-end of 17/18 August 2019 for Fr Henry McLaughlin’s parish in Mexico.

NATIONAL CATHOLIC YOUTH PILGRIMAGE: The National Catholic Youth Pilgrimage is taking place in St Andrews on Saturday 31st August. Transport is available from Edinburgh, Stirling, Falkirk and Kilsyth. To book a place email Youth Initiative YI@staned.org.uk

EDINBURGH FESTIVAL: The annual Festival Mass takes place at St Mary’s Cathedral on Sunday 18 August at 12 noon. It will include choral pieces composed by Sir James MacMillan, who will be in attendance. All are welcome to attend.

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 manyarticles required are:- pens, pencils, rubbers, rulers, pencil cases, jotters, balls, rucksacks, tooth brushes, toothpaste,  hand towels, shorts, polo/T shirts and flip-flops.

HEALTH AND SAFETY: The annual Fire Evacuation Practice will be take place at both Masses sometime over the next few weeks.

TEA AND COFFEE: Tea and coffee is available in the hall after 10am Mass today – EVERYONE is welcome!

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year: 28th July 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 – Fr David Henry;
  • Friday – Richard Burns;
  • Saturday – Raymond Williamson.

In your charity, please remember in your prayers, Derek Ball, Jean McCulloch, Olivia Henderson and Eileen Smullen and all the sick and housebound. Also, Moira Cunnison, John McAllister (Snr), Richard Maxwell Mulholland, Ernest Nawrocki, Colin Wardrop, John Patrick Wardrop and Colin Williamson whose anniversaries occur about this time.

COLLECTIONS: The Offertory Collection last weekend realised £477.89 and the Second Collection raised £90.12. Grateful thanks to all donors.

DON’T MISS: ‘Crowned with Glory and Honour’ at the Edinburgh Fringe. An original Christian play asking key questions about life and what we value in today’s society; highly recommended. 6 – 10 August, 6pm at Carubbers Christian Centre, 65 High Street, Edinburgh. Tickets: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/crowned-with-glory-and-honouror 0131 2260000

 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 manyarticles required are:- pens, pencils, rubbers, rulers, pencil cases, jotters, balls, rucksacks, tooth brushes, toothpaste,  hand towels, shorts, polo/T shirts and flip-flops.

SVP NEWS: Date for your diary: our Christmas lunch will be held on December 20that Fison’s Club, Linlithgow Road. Further details at the time.

HEALTH AND SAFETY: The annual Fire Evacuation Practice will be take place at both Masses sometime over the next two weeks.

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year: 21st July 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 – Margaret Duffy;
  • Friday – Gordon Allan;
  • Saturday – Annie McGowan.

In your charity, please remember in your prayers, Derek Ball, Jean McCulloch, Olivia Henderson and Eileen Smullen and all the sick and housebound. Also, Andrew Little, Margaret McFarlane, Marcella McGill, Daniel McIntosh, Joan Millar, Nan Murray and Agnes Welsh whose anniversaries occur about this time.

COLLECTIONS: The Offertory Collection last weekend realised £441.98 and the Second Collection raised £87.61. Grateful thanks to all donors.

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL: The first meeting of the new term for the PPC will take place on Wednesday 24th July at 7pm in the church hall. This is the first meeting of the new PPC, so no members have yet been appointed. If you would like to join the PPC, please either attend this meeting or inform Callum Timms by email to callum.timms@rcboness.orgor call/text 07817 510 850. All are very welcome, and the commitment is minimal with one meeting taking place per month. We hope to see you at this meeting!

DON’T MISS: ‘Crowned with Glory and Honour’ at the Edinburgh Fringe. An original Christian play asking key questions about life and what we value in today’s society; highly recommended. 6 – 10 August, 6pm at Carubbers Christian Centre, 65 High Street, Edinburgh. Tickets:https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/crowned-with-glory-and-honouror 0131 2260000

 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 manyarticles required are:- pens, pencils, rubbers, rulers, pencil cases, jotters, balls, rucksacks, tooth brushes, toothpaste,  hand towels, shorts, polo/T shirts and flip-flops.

SVP NEWS: 

Date for your diary: our Christmas lunch will be held on December 20that Fison’s Club, Linlithgow Road. Further details at the time.

Caravan Holiday: we still have one unallocated space – Saturday August 17thfor one week at Port Seton.

Fifteenth Sunday of the Year: 14th July 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 – Margaret Duffy;
  • Monday – Richard Burns;
  • Friday – Brian Potter;
  • Saturday – Norman Moffat.

In your charity, please remember in your prayers, Derek Ball, Jean McCulloch, and Eileen Smullen and all the sick and housebound. Also Michael Butler, Fr Danny Boyd, Norman Moffat, John Burns, Sheila MacIver, Paddy Duffy, Kenneth Bain, Mary Wyngrove, Catherine McCarthy and Daniel McIntosh whose  anniversaries occur about this time.

COLLECTIONS: The Offertory Collection last weekend realised £387.70 and the Second Collection raised £70.99. Grateful thanks to all donors.

YOUTH MINISTRY: There will be a meeting for anyone wishing to share ideas or contribute to the discussion regarding re-establishing our parish youth group. All are very welcome to come along. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, 16th June, at 7.30pm in the church hall.

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL: The first meeting of the new term for the PPC will take place on Wednesday 24th July at 7pm in the church hall. This is the first meeting of the new PPC, so no members have yet been appointed. If you would like to join the PPC, please either attend this meeting or inform Callum Timms by email to callum.timms@rcboness.org or call/text 07817 510 850. All are very welcome, and the commitment is minimal with one meeting taking place per month. We hope to see you at this meeting!

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 manyarticles required are:- pens, pencils, rubbers, rulers, pencil cases, jotters, balls, rucksacks, tooth brushes, toothpaste,  hand towels, shorts, polo/T shirts and flip-flops.

ST THERESE OF LISIEUX: To welcome this little saint there is a planned public procession from St Theresa’s Church Newarthill to St Francis Xavier Carfin on Friday 30 August 2019 starting at 10:15 am. Everyone is encouraged to line the streets to welcome the Little Flower. All other details of the day’s events are listed in the event page on the national Facebook page St Thérèse of Lisieux – Scotland 2019.