E-bulletin (6/09/20)

Collections: 30th August

Collection Gift Aid:             £235.00     Non- Gift Aid: £96.75

Gift Aid Building Fund:       £110.00

St Anthony’s:                       £10.00     Monthly Standing Orders: £1,677

Pro-life Gift Aid:                  £264.00

Pro-life Non GA:                  £85.65


Weekend Masses: Saturdays @ 4pm and Sundays @ 8.30am (until further notice.) & 10.am. Weekday Masses: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays @ 10am. The Church will be opened for Mass only and 20 minutes before Mass.

Booking system for attending Mass: Due to the two-metre social distancing restriction, our Church capacity is 27 people. Everyone therefore, will have to book to attend Mass.

Family Rosary: We will continue on Saturdays and Sundays at 7pm to pray the Rosary together in our homes for our families and parish. We especially ask Our Lady in her titles as Health of the Sick and Comforter of the Afflicted to intercede before God the Father and her Son Jesus for our intentions.

Anniversaries: We pray for those who have died recently especially Mary Noon & Jack Shaw and for the Anniversaries of Nell Calder, Margaret Jardine Grant, Mary Hearns.

Praying for you requests: https://rcdop.org.uk/prayingforyou

First Holy Communion: The children who were due to make their First Holy Communion last June will do so this Saturday the 12th of September at 10.30am. Due to the 2 metre restrictions, unfortunately only two per family can attend. Please keep the children in your prayers.

Second Collection – Holy Places – Sunday 13th September

The Holy Places of the Holy Land are the concrete, historical witness on earth of the story of our Biblical Faith and the sites our LORD lived among during His life, death and resurrection.  From there the Good News spread throughout the world.  A Christian community has remained there continually till now through trials, sacrifices and martyrdom. This Papal collection allows this community to survive as a local Church, to preserve the sacred sites of our Catholic faith and to keep the Christian message of peace and hope alive.


BBC Broadcasting Holy Mass this Sunday: Celebrant Archbishop Leo Cushley

The BBC will be broadcasting Holy Mass this Sunday from St. Bennet’s Parish, Edinburgh at 12noon and can be viewed on the following: Freeview Chanel 9/ Sky 115 / Freesat 106 /Virgin 108

Children’s Liturgy Day

A zoom meeting for children’s liturgy group volunteers will take place on Saturday 12th September from 11.00am-1.00pm. There will be a series of talks about offering children’s liturgy online, more resources and ideas for your children’s liturgy meetings and an overview of the Gospel readings/ themes for the coming Sundays. Please contact Fr Paul Brady at St Margaret’s Johnstone, tel 01505320198 or [email protected] if you have any questions. Details of how to access the zoom meeting are  https://zoom.us/j/98109408120         Meeting ID: 981 0940 8120

Marriage Matters (www.twoinoneflesh.org.uk) Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (Ezek 33:7-9 Rom 13:8-10 Matthew 18:15-20)  

To listen is to Love Matthew reminds us of Jesus’ promise “…where two or more meet in my name I will be with them”.  In all the practical ways we look after each other, we are saying; ‘your concerns are my concerns’. Nothing is too small or insignificant in our marriage, and my beloved is beside me to call me back to our life together.

New phone number from Friday 11th September (12 Noon onwards) for St Thomas

0141 876 1553.













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