Twentieth Sunday Year A 20th August 23
Funeral this Week: Thursday 24th August for Jacqueline Smith at 10am.
Oratory: The oratory is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10.30am to 9pm. Please pay the Lord visits in the Most Blessed Sacrament. The Church is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays after 10am Mass to 9pm.
Setting Out on the Road: Paisley Diocese supports Setting Out on the Road the course which leads to the award of the Catholic Teacher's Certificate (CTC) enabling the recipient to teach Religious Education in the Catholic school. It is taught by the St Andrew's Foundation for Catholic Teacher Education at the University of Glasgow. Setting Out on the Road is for qualified teachers who have not yet obtained their CTC. The cost is £310 and is fully refundable if the following criteria is met. Bishop John Keenan offers monthly supports seminars.
If you are interested in attending these online sessions please - register https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/cpd/cpdforteachers/#settingoutontheroad
Please pay the fee and you will be reimbursed in full on Completion of the course and full attendance of bishop’s support online sessions. Once you have registered please contact Marianne Boland at firstname.lastname@example.org
March For Life 2023: Join Bishop John Keenan on his coach to London for March for Life UK 2023. Departing midnight Friday 1 September from Paisley St Mirin's Cathedral with a pickup 12.30am at Glasgow St. Andrew's Cathedral and 2.00am at Gretna. Arrive in London 7.30am Saturday 2 September for the Exhibition, Mass, talks and stall. Depart Saturday 2 September at approx. 6:00pm, dropping off at Gretna, Glasgow and Paisley. £30pp. We will be there to say there have been 10 Million too many abortions in the UK since the Abortion Act; too many lost lives and too many hurt women. To secure your place on our coach please access the link below for booking form.
Annual National Pilgrimage to Carfin: This will take place on Sunday the 3rd of September with Mass at 3pm. Bishop Kenneth Nowakowski of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of the Holy Family in the UK will preach. The Bishop’s Conference of Scotland ask us to pray especially for peace at this Mass between Russia and the Ukraine. List in Sacristy for Bus.
Assisted Suicide: The Dangers: A webinar to consider the dangers of legalising assisted suicide in Scotland, and what you can do to help prevent it Online, Thursday 31st August from 7pm-8pm.
Reconciliation and Healing Service: St Columbkille's Church Hall, Kirkwood St, Rutherglen on Sunday 27th August at 2.30pm. Speakers - Bro' Peter Petrevikius and Joe Livingston. Theme : " The Supernatural Value of Spiritual Surrender to God". Sacrament of Reconciliation followed by Music and a cuppa.
2023 National Pilgrimage for the Beatification of the Venerable Margaret Sinclair: This will take place on Sunday 17 September from 12.30pm - 6pm at St Patrick's Church, Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1NA. 12.30-1.50 Refreshments and sale of candles & goods; 2pm Holy Hour with Rosary, Confession, Silence, Hymns & Benediction; 3pmReflection & Novena Prayers; 3.30pm Break for refreshments and sale of candles & goods; 4.30pm Holy Mass.
Vocations : “Woman, you have great faith!” The woman in today’s Gospel knows her need and is persistent in her prayer. Pray with conviction that many will hear the call to ordained and consecrated life. If it could be you, talk to our Vocations Director, Fr. John Morrison tel: 0141 889 5056 or email email@example.com.
Parish Hall: Teas & Coffees in the hall after the 10am Mass.
We pray for those who have died recently: Sally Hampson, Jacqueline Smith, and for the 6 Months Mind of Jean O‘Hara, and for the Anniversaries of Jane Devenny, John Patrick Donnelly, Jean Fenn, Margaret Hester, Lauren Husk, Maisie Mc Cafferty, Barry Mc Gettigan, Rosemary Mc Ginty, Ann & John Mc Guire, Canon Thomas A. Grace, (2010) Fr. Owen Traynor, (1958) Canon Daniel McGinchey, (1973) and Fr. Richard Fennessy (1970)