Twenty Seventh Sunday Year A 8th October 23
First Collection GA: £431.20 NGA: £865.42 Monthly Standing Orders: £5,194.50
St Anthony’s Box: £58.47 Vocations GA £10.00
Building Fund GA: £643.89. NGA £442.07
October Devotions: Rosary and Benediction at 3pm today.
Sacred Heart Companions Prayer Group: Meeting this Tuesday 10th October from 1pm- 2pm in the Tea Room.
Funeral this week: John Ferry on Thursday 12th October at 10.00 am.
Catholic Youth Ministry Internships: Castlerigg Manor (The Lancaster Diocese Youth Service) are looking for young Catholics aged 18-25 to join their Youth Ministry Internship Programme. The scheme lasts for one or two years and gives participants wide ranging experience, skills, training, and qualifications as well as the opportunity to work with a fantastic team based in the Lake District. For more information contact email@example.com
Young Adults: Young adults aged 18-35 are invited along to learn more about the Faith and to meet other young Catholics. In the first talk, Fr Whitworth will explore Creation and the Adamic Covenant. Talks begins at 7pm in the Diocesan Office (next to St Mirin’s Cathedral) this Wednesday 11th October and will end with adoration and Benediction, followed by an opportunity to socialise in a local bar. Email Fr Ryan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Fr Joe (email@example.com) for more info, and to be added to the WhatsApp group.
Safeguarding Thought for the Month of October: We prioritise our Safeguarding commitments in the care and compassion we show and in the protection and healing we offer, to those who have survived abuse.
Aid to Church in Need Religious Freedom in the World 23 ‘Africa Update. Over the past two years, there has been a dramatic escalation of conflict in Africa where increased numbers of Christians and other minorities have come under attack from extremists, bandits and other militant groups. We need, your help getting our parliamentarians to take action as a cycle of violence, displacement and religious persecution threatens the lives of so many people across the continent. We invite you to write to your local MP, asking them to attend our event, at the UK Parliament in Westminster to launch our new report on Tuesday, 24th October.
Pioneer Total Abstinence Association of the Sacred Heart Annual Rally: St Augustine’s Church, Coatbridge on Friday 20 October commencing with Mass at 7.00pm. Guest Speaker will be Fr Robert McCabe. For catering purposes, tickets must be booked for the Dinner in the Hall. Please contact the phone numbers below -Tickets are £20.00 from Susan McBride : 01698 375950 / Patsy Loney 01234 425882 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.pioneers.scot
Glasgow Torchlight Procession: The annual torchlight procession to commemorate 56 years since the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act, which has led to the loss of more than 10 million lives here in the UK. This is a solemn and prayerful event to pray for an end to abortion. Gather at George square for 6:30 pm with Rosary at 7:00 pm and processing to St. Andrew’s Cathedral for Mass at 7:30 pm.
Gaelic Mass: In St Mirin's Cathedral on Sunday 15th October at 5pm, celebrated by Canon James MacNeil, as part of the Royal National Mòd, which is in Paisley this year. Fàilte romhaibh uile.
Volunteers for the Sunday Morning Coffee Bar? Anyone interested can contact me (07910266821 email@example.com). Coffees/ Teas each Sunday in the hall after the 10am Mass and on Tuesdays in the tea room after the 10am Mass.
We pray for those who have died recently: John Ferry, Bill Gillham, Alan Mackie, and for the Anniversaries of Patrick Collins, John & Mary Dickson, Frank Gallacher, Ethna Herbert, Joseph Hughes, Steven Ingram, John Kelly, Joe & Mary Lunday, Bill & Marion Malaney, Catherine Mc Cool, John Mc Guire Snr, Bishop John Mone (2016), Fr. Denis Reen (1980) Canon James O’Connell (2014).