Nineteenth Sunday Year A 13th August 23
Second Collection this weekend: Prolife Collection
Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady into Heaven( Tues 15th August) : This a Holy Day of Obligation, when we are obliged like Sundays to attend Holy Mass. Vigil Mass (14th Aug) at 7pm and 8.am & 10.00am on the 15th August.
Funerals this Week:
Emily Murray: Mon 14th Aug at 10.am.
Joseph Morrison Mon 14th August 12 Noon.
Francis Ward: Wed 16th Aug at 12 Noon.
Oratory Re-opens: The oratory will be open on Mon, Wed, Fri from 10.30am to 9pm. Please pay the Lord visits in the Most Blessed Sacrament.
Pro-life Mass: The Glasgow monthly Pro-Life Mass is on Wednesday, 16th August at 7.30pm at Holy Cross, 113 Dixon Ave, G42 8ER. Adoration begins at 6.15pm. Tea in the hall afterwards – all welcome. The celebrant will be Fr Charles Coyle.
Renfrewshire Deanery Justice and Peace Introductory Meeting: Come along to St Charles’ Paisley on Thursday 24th August after 7pmmass to hear from Justice and Peace Scotland and consider how we can respond together to the Church’s call to social action on the cost of living crisis, war, climate change, refugees and migrants.
Queenship of Mary Mass: This year, Mass will be celebrated in St Gregory's church, Glasgow (G20 8DP) on Tuesday 22nd August. The Rosary will be recited at 7pm; Mass will begin at 7.30pm. This will be followed by a cup of tea in the hall afterwards. Come and find out more about this beautiful apostolate, and discover how to enthrone Our Blessed Mother in your home under the title of Mary Immaculate, Queen of the Universe.
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.
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.
Diocesan Facebook Page: The Communications Commission has regained access to the former diocesan Facebook Page, which will be used in the future. To access it, visit www.facebook.com/diocesepaisley. Thank you for your ongoing support.
Think Vocation: “He went up to the hills by himself to pray.” Do you feel called to follow a different path to the one people expect, a path of prayer and service? Perhaps you are being called to priestly or contemplative life. Talk to our Vocations Director, Fr. John Morrison - Tel 0141 889 5056 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We pray for those who have died recently: Rose Farren, Joseph Morrison, Emily Murray, Jacqueline Smith, Francis Ward and for the Anniversaries of Alice Devine, Helen Dunne, Rita Marie Dunne, Alex Lafferty, Hugh Lynch, Kevin Markey, Violet Walker