23rd Sunday of the Year (c)

23rd  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 – Friday)

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, Antonio Arcielo, Elizabeth Brown.

Died: Bridie Casey, Joe Lemetti, Charles McGregor,

Anniv: Tom & Katherine Davies.


Today: The new readers’ rota is ready for collection from the sacristy. Please collect your copy today since it comes into effect next weekend and you may be on duty. Many thanks for agreeing to carry out this ministry for the Parish.

Sunday: The Coffee Morning takes place after Mass with the Fair Trade group running it this week. All welcome round to the Hall for bacon rolls etc

Sunday: The Annual National Pilgrimage to Carfin, this year, in honour of St. Margaret takes place with Concelebrated Mass at 3.00 p.m. Prior to that bishops and priests will be available to hear confessions from 12 noon onwards. Archbishop Tartaglia is the main celebrant and Archbishop Cushley is the preacher.

Diary Dates:

14th September: Afternnon Tea at the Gillis Centre from 2.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. in aid of the Aged and Infirm Clergy Fund. Tickets, priced £5.00, can be reserved by calling the Gillis Reception desk on 623.8911

14th September: The latest lecture in the Lauriston Jesuit Centre takes place at 7.30 p.m. on the theme ‘The Church and non-violence – Just Peace or Just War ?’ It will be given by Pat Gaffney, Secretary General of Pax Christi U.K. who recently attended a conference in Rome on this theme. Fuller details are on the poster in the porch.

22nd September: The first of three meetings based on the booklet (Cluster Parishes Together) which was distributed earlier in the year. It is in St. Cuthbert’s. It will begin with teas and coffees at 7.00 p.m. and the meeting proper starting at 7.30 p.m. prompt, finishing at 9.00 p.m. At this meeting we are invited to do two things. Firstly to share what we feel works well together in our cluster of parishes and secondly to share what we think needs to continue to be done as a single parish. There is a flier giving details being distributed as you leave Mass this morning.

30th September: The Beginning Experience are holding a residential weekend for those who find themselves alone again through widowhood, separation or divorce. It will take place at the Conforti Centre in Coatbridge. For further details please contact Ros on 0131.669.0003 or by email at rcm2524@yahoo.co.uk.


Sacramental Preparation: Parents of children who do not attend St. Cuthbert’s Primary who wish their children to be presented for First Reconciliation, Confirmation and First Communion must register their child as soon as possible but no later than 25th September.  There will be a parents’ meeting to explain what is involved in presenting their child and the work they will have to do with their children. Registration forms are available in the Sacristy.  Children who have not been registered by this date will have to wait until next year to be presented


With every best wish and Blessing

To you, your families

and those who are dear to you

on this Feast of St. Cuthbert.

Monsignor Tony


The parish cluster of Our Lady’s, St Cuthbert’s,

St John Ogilvie’s and St Joseph’s

invite you to a

Parish Cluster Meeting


Thursday 22 September 2016

7.30pm to 9.00pm

(Tea available from 7.00pm)


St Cuthbert’s Church Hall

At this meeting we are invited to do two things:

To share what we feel works well together in our cluster of parishes.

To share what we think needs to continue to be done as a single parish.

Your views and opinions are important.

Please make every effort to

attend this meeting.