13th Sunday of the Year (c)


13th Sunday of the Year. ( c)

Times of Mass and Confession:


Vigil Mass (Saturday) 6.00 p.m. & 10.00 a.m.


9.00 a.m. (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Friday

9.30 a.m. (Wednesday, with school children present

7.30 p.m. (Wednesday)

10.00 a.m. (Saturday)


After 10.00 a.m. Mass on Saturday


Please remember the following parishioners, relatives and friends in your prayers:

Sick: John McPartland, Veronica Allan, Irene Callan, Father Tony MacDonald, , Antonio Arcielo, Sheila Turner, Elizabeth Brown.

Dead: Joseph (Joe) McShane, Margaret Evans.

Anniv: John McCarry.


Today: Guess what – the last retiral collection before the holidays. (hopefully). This one is for Peter’s Pence the fund which the Pope uses to respond to various requests he receives for financial assistance.

Today: If you wish any petitions taken to Lourdes on the Archdiocesan Pilgrimage there will be a box into which they can be put. They should be in a sealed envelope with ‘Lourdes Petitions’ written on it. Please do not put money into the envelope.

Sunday: The coffee morning takes place in the Hall after Mass with the Ladies Group in charge. All welcome to sample the bacon rolls and other goodies.

Wednesday:   Solemnity of St. Peter & St. Paul.

A Holy Day of Obligation

Masses here will be at 9.30 a.m. (with school children present) and 7.30 p.m.

Mass in Our Lady’s will be at 11.30 a.m.

Saturday: The annual Parish Barbeque and Quiz after the 6.00 p.m. Mass. Tickets will be £7.00 which includes two burgers and salads. Children’s tickets will be £3.00. In order to gauge interest and avoid unnecessary ordering of food there is a list at the back of the Church on which to indicate if you plan to come and how many tickets you might need.

Next Sunday: Mass in anticipation of the Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes at 3.00 p.m. in the Church. All welcome to attend whether travelling to Lourdes or not.


Diary Dates:

8th – 15th July: The annual Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes, led by Archbishop Cushley, will take place. Booking is now open and I have some forms and information if you are interested. I have a limited supply in the sacristy. You can also contact the travel agents direct at Tangney Tours, Pilgrim House, Station Court, Borough Green, Kent TN15 8AF (Tel. 01732.886666 or email to info@tangney-tours.com).  Booking for the Saint-Frai Centre must be done through the Hospital Booking Secretary, 61 Hailes Gardens, Edinburgh EH13 0JN – Tel 0131.441.1939.


The Archbishop’s Consultation Process has taken a step forward. Following on a meeting convened by Father Quinlan of St. John Ogilvie’s, the senior priest in the cluster, it was agreed to form a core group (parish priests of each parish along with two members from each Parish Pastoral Council) to plan and run the three main meetings based on the handbook which was distributed. These meetings will take place on 22nd September, 3rd November and 8th December respectively. More information will be given in due course but in the meantime please put these dates in your diary so that you can come along and participate.


With every best wish and Blessing

To you, your families

and those who are dear to you

Monsignor Tony