The 3rd World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly: This will be celebrated THIS Sunday 23rd July 2023, has the theme, “His mercy is from age to age” (Lk 1: 50). This verse reminds us that God’s mercy is shown through the testimonies of those who have experienced it and passed it on to their children and grandchildren. We pray for all the elderly people within our families and parish communities.
Mercy Bus: Please come along and have tea/coffee some home baking and a chat with a priest or our team, or perhaps go to the Sacrament of Penance on the top deck of the Bus. All our items (rosaries, miraculous medals, divine mercy chaplets etc.) we give away have been blessed by Bishop John Keenan. Bishop John will Holy Mass on the Saturday at 2 p.m. at Tesco Linwood. All are welcome on the following dates:
SPUC Petition to Prime Minister: This weekend SPUC will be holding a Petition Day calling on the Prime Minister to end the UK Government unacceptable funding of China’s totalitarian state. China imposes forced abortion, sterilisation and infanticide on it’s own population, notably the Uyghur minority. According to the Chief Commissioner of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact, the UK Government sent over £60 Million to China in 20-21. Please sign the petition next weekend to help SPUC defend unborn babies and their mothers, by highlighting this terrible human rights abuse.
Join SPUC at the March for Life Saturday 2nd September: SPUC, together with the Diocese of Paisley is organising an overnight coach for pro-life people wishing to attend the March for Life for just £30! The coach will pick up from Paisley at St Mirin’s Cathedral at 12 Midnight and Glasgow at St Andrew’s Cathedral at 12.30am on the night of Friday 1st September/Saturday 2nd September. The coach will return from Parliament Square, London at approximately 5pm, with an ETA of midnight. To book go to https://www.spuc.org.uk/marchforlife2023 Funerals this week: Irene Mc Guire, Tues 25th July. Lynda Brophy, Wed 26th July (both at 10am) Funerals next week: Sarah Hill Mon 31st July, Anna Dunlop 3rd Aug. (both at 10am) William Macmillian 4th Aug (11am) We pray for those who have died recently especially: Lynda Brophy, Anna Dunlop, Sarah Hill, Ted Loyer, Paul Mc Donagh, Irene Mc Guire, William Macmillan, Stephen Quinn and for the Anniversaries of, Donald Buchanan, Mervin Cardwell, Agnes Hegarty, Peter Herbert, Christy King, Margaret Mc Guire, Diarmid O’Hara, Gordon Richards, Marion & Neil Strain, Canon James J. Sheehan and Fr. James O’Neill.