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Parish Bulletin – 23rd October

Dear Parishioner/Friend of the Parish,

Upcoming Holy Day of Obligation: All Saints Day, Tuesday 1st November. Masses at 6pm (vigil), 9.30am, 12.30pm Traditional Latin Mass, & 7pm.

All Souls Day, Wednesday 2nd November. Masses at 9.30am, 10.30am, & 7pm (Traditional Latin Mass)

Children’s Saints & Angels Party: Monday 31st October at 6.30pm. Children please come dressed as your favourite/patron saint or as an angel.

There will be a film show about the crisis in the Church at 7.30pm in the Hall this evening (Sunday) with hot buffet food available from 7pm.

Announcements

Please note that Vespers (evening prayer) & Benediction is on this evening at the earlier time of 4.45pm.

SVDP East Group Meeting in Immaculate Heart of Mary on Wednesday 9th November at 7.30pm.

October devotions (Rosary, Litany and Prayers to St. Joseph) will be prayed after the Vigil Mass and after Vespers & Benediction this weekend, and also on as many other days of October as possible. Please listen/look out for announcements in this regard from the pulpit, in the bulletin, and on our social media online.

To help finish our October devotions this year we will be blessed to have the celebrated Glasgow tenor Mr. Luigi Corvi among us who will sing Ave Maria and other sacred pieces at October devotions on Friday 28th October at 7pm. Devotions will be followed by a social gathering in the parish hall to which all are warmly invited.

The October-November edition of Christian Order is on sale in the sacristy, priced £3.50. The previous two editions are also available for purchase.

Mission Sunday was last week.  The proceeds of the second collection that day will go to Missio Scotland- a final total will be printed next week. Many thanks to all who contributed.

Sponsor the weekly sanctuary lamps in memory of a deceased relative or friend, or for some other prayer intention. Give £5 and intention to John or Fr Morris.

To sponsor the church flowers, please give £10 or more plus your intention to Agnes or Irene.

Fundraising

Our annual insurance premium will be debited from the parish bank account on 20th October. This year’s premium is £4320. Any extra contribution towards this will be greatly appreciated. Many thanks.

The next Bingo Night will be on Wednesday 26th October, starting at 7.30pm.

Parish lotto – see notice-board in hall for details.

Many thanks to our recent anonymous donor of £600 for parish funds.

Community

The next soup run will take place on Saturday 5th November. Donations of men’s clothing, sandwiches, fruit, chocolate and cigarettes are needed.

The Parish Food Store has food available for those who need a helping hand. Speak to Fr Morris if you know of someone in need. The Food Store helped to feed 8 people last week. Please bring your donations to the box in the church or to the chapel house. A list of suggested items can be found here.

Upcoming Events

  • 26th October – 7.30pm – Bingo Night
  • 28th October – 7pm – Final October Devotions with Luigi Corvi, followed by Social Evening
  • 31st October – 6.30pm – Saints and Angels Party
  • 1st November – All Saints’ Day – Holy Day of Obligation
  • 2nd November – All Souls’ Day
  • 9th November – 7.30pm – SVDP East Group Meeting
  • 19th November – 11am – Sale of Work – Tinsel Sale
  • 25th November – 7.30pm – St Andrew’s Ceilidh