29th Sunday of the Year (b)

29th Sunday of the Year. (b)


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

By arrangement.


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

Sick: John McPartland, Annie O’Donnell, Veronica Allan, Margaret Christie, Irene Callan, Father Tony MacDonald.

Died: Monsignor Rae.



Today is the World day of Prayer for the Missions. As well as praying for them there will be an opportunity to support them financially through a retiral collection after both Masses.

Sunday: The Tea/Coffee Morning takes place in the Hall after Mass. This week the Vocations Group will be in charge.  Why not pop round after Mass for teas/coffee bacon rolls etc and also the chance to meet fellow parishioners? The monthly draw for the 200 Club will also take place.

Tuesday: First practice for new altar servers after 9.00 a.m. Mass i.e. around 9.45 a.m. It will last half an hour. It is still not too late to offer your services.


Diary Dates:

25th October: Put the date in your diary and come along at 2.00 p.m. for afternoon tea in the Church Hall to raise funds for the parish project. An afternoon of sumptuous sandwiches, teas, coffee, cake, sweet treats and lots of fun promised. Tickets £8.00 are now available.

26th October: Meeting of Parish Pastoral Council at 7.00 p.m. in the Church House.

22nd July – 3rd August 2016: The World Youth Day takes place in Krakow in Poland. The Archdiocese has a limited number of places (35) available for young adults.  Full details are on the poster in the porch.


The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SSVP) is a voluntary charity whose aim is to tackle poverty in all its forms through the provision of practical assistance to those in need. There is now a combined conference covering St. Cuthbert’s, Our Lady’s and St. Mary’s, Ratho. This ranges from visiting the sick and the lonely, to offering financial assistance.  If you, or someone you know, needs assistance the local conference can be contacted on the following mobile phone number:  0793 332 7051.

Job Vacancies: The Little Sisters at Gilmore Place have two vacancies either full or part time for a care assistant and for a housekeeper. More information can be obtained by phoning Mother Frances or May Lewis on 0131.229.5672.


With every best wish and blessing

To you, your families

And all those who are dear to you.

Monsignor Tony.