Wed, November 22, 2017


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1st Reading: Book of Proverbs 31:10-13.19-20.30-31
Response:              O blessed are those who fear the Lord
2nd Reading: St. Paul to Thessalonians 5:1-6                                          
Acclamation:                        Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
                    Make your home in me, as I make mine in you, says the Lord.
                                   Whoever remains in me bears fruit in plenty.
                                             Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!            
Feast Days:
Tuesday         21st Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Wednesday   22nd St. Cecilia,
Friday           24th St. Andrew Dung-Lac & Companions
Recently Dead: Teresa Quinn,    
Anniversary:  Christie Quaile,         1st Annv. Moira Colahan,
Birthday Remembrance: Ian Brodrick,
Sick: Fr. J. D. O'Connell, Mgr. Peter Smith, Eddie McCafferty, Cornelius Doherty, Fidelia Agbourofo, Janet Mangan, Pat McVey, Frank Fox,
This week is Prisoners Week when we are asked to remember all prisoners and their families in our prayers.
Charity Night - In support of St. Paul’s Spiritual Year Seminary Minna, Nigeria is on
Saturday 25th -7pm.  Irish Bingo, football card, raffle for signed Celtic ball - new team.
Tea/coffee and hot food after 9am mass only on Sunday morning.
Fr. Joe Food Bank:  34 people were helped last week, Thanks to all who contribute. 
ANC - RED Wednesday - Calling all Christians to stand up for faith and freedom and shine a light on the discrimination and violence faced by millions of Christian around the world today - Please ware something RED and show your support.
20-40 Network Event:  Christmas Market in Edinburgh - Meeting at 3pm on Saturday16th December. Email: or
Vigil of St. Andrew -Wed 29th November 7pm. O.L of Lourdes, Cardonald. G52 3QU
Free Concert -  22nd Nov.- Feast of St. Cecilia - St. Columba's G20 7HH - 7.30pm
Advent in St. Aloysius, Rose St. G3 6RE
An Afternoon with St. Mark - Sunday 3rd December 2.30- 4.45pm. An exploration of St. Mark's gospel. Refreshments provided. See notice board.
Journey to Christmas with St. Ignatius - Thursday 7th /14th /21st December 1pm or 6.30pm. Food provided. See notice board. 
SCIAF have adopted Blessed Oscar Romero as a patron, He was the Archbishop of San Salvador and know as a champion of the poor and oppressed and was outspoken in the  defence of the people he served. While serving Mass on 24th March 1980 he was shot dead by a sniper's bullet. El Salvador will be the focus of this year's Advent appeal. Newsletters about the word of SCIAF are available at the back.
Monthly Mass  in honour of Margaret Sinclair in St. Patrick Church Edinburgh. See notice board.
Christmas Raffle - (In support of hospital in Minna Diocese, Nigeria).
For tickets see Neil, Mandy or Roma.  Donations for raffles welcome.
AGAP Book Group: Mon 20th Nov. at 1.30pm
Film & Faith Club - Thurs 6th Dec showing 'The Bishop's Wife' 1pm and 7pm.
Inspire Evening - A new café - style event with live music, poetry, spoken word, visual arts & more BYOB.  Friday 1st Dec. Tickets £5.  
Lectio Divina Dramatica - Reflection on the Word of God in sacred scripture. Tues 5th Dec. 7.30pm. All events take place in St. Mungo's Retreat House, Parson St. G4 0RXto book- and click events or call: - 0141 552 5527
Sale of Work - Little Sisters of the Poor - Cumnock Rd. G33 1QT on Saturday 9th Dec. 1.30pm. Tombola, Coffee & tea, Gifts & Toiletries plus much more.
St. Roch's Lunch Club Dance on Saturday 2nd December. Tickets available £3
Parish Christmas Dance - Saturday 16th December. Tickets available.
Carpet Bowls: Eddie Devlin & May McGinlay lost to Owen O'Malley & William Halley.
Thank You: Missio wrote to thank the parish for their generous donation of £549.38, the money will be going in part to Babies home in Uganda. 
Papers in the Stall:  Scottish Catholic Observer:  £1 Universe: £1.30 Catholic Times £1.30   Flourish: 70p.  Tablet £3
Meetings:   Legion of Mary: Tues 8pm   A.A: Tue 8pm.   N.A.:  Thurs.7pm. 
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