2nd Sunday of the Year (a)


2nd Sunday of the Year. (a)

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 Mass on Saturday morning.


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

Sick: John McPartland, Veronica Allan, Irene Callan, Elizabeth Brown, Patricia Allison, Bridget Ferry.

Died: Jim Cormack.


Today: The Archdiocesan Directory for 2017 is on sale at the back of the Church, priced £2.50. Only a few copies are left. Please put the money in the basket beside the Directories.

Sunday: The Coffee Morning takes place after Mass with the Vocations Group in charge. Why not pop round to the Hall after Mass to see what is on offer and meet other parishioners.

The first draw of the 200 Club will also take place for 3 x £10 prizes. Please see below about subscriptions

Wednesday: The next meeting of the Edinburgh Newman Association takes place in Mayfield Salisbury Parish Church, 18, West Mayfield, EH9 1TQ at 7.30 pm on the theme “Looking forward to the Church of tomorrow”. A panel of local speakers from the Archdiocese share their views on the future of the Church. All are warmly welcome to come along

Wednesday: The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity takes place from today until 25th January. An archdiocesan service will bring it to a close on Wednesday 25th January at 7.30 p.m. in St Margaret’s Chapel, Gillis Centre, 100 Strathearn Road. Very Rev Graham Forbes, provost of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, will preach.

Friday: The monthly Mass for Vocations to the Priesthood and the Religious Life resumes in the Little Sisters in Gilmore Place at 7.30 p.m. All welcome to attend.  Refreshments will be served afterwards.


Diary Dates:

24th January: Marking Holocaust Memorial Day is a time for everyone to remember the millions of people murdered or whose lives were changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. The Sacred Heart Justice & Peace Group invites you to an hour of music and contemplative prayer from 7.00p.m. – 8.00 pm at the Church of the Sacred Heart

28th January: St. John Ogilvie’s Senior Citizens’ Party takes place from 12 noon – 4.00 p.m. It includes a 4 course lunch, music and dancing. They have kindly allocated 6 places to St. Cuthbert’s parishioners.  If you would like to attend please let me know as soon as possible.  Tickets will be given out on a first come first served basis and I have to let Father Quinlan know by 21st January, especially if you require transport.


The 200 Club subscriptions are now due for 2017. If you are an existing member please put your money in an envelope with your name and number clearly marked on the outside. If you would like to join, and we do need some new members, please put your name and ‘new member’ on an envelope and a number will be allocated to you.  It costs £12 per year.  Prizes are 3 £10 prizes for ten months and in June and December prizes of £200 and £50 each month. If you are paying by cheque please make your cheque payable to St. Cuthbert’s Church


Child Protection Mission Statement: In conformity with good practice, the Bishops of Scotland remind you of the Mission Statement. “The Catholic Church in Scotland is concerned with the lives, safety, wholeness and well-being of each individual person within God’s purpose for everyone.  It seeks to safeguard the welfare of people of all ages who are involved in whatever capacity with the Church and its organisations.  As a Church community, we accept that it is the responsibility of all of us, ordained, professed, paid and voluntary members, to work together to prevent the physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect of children, young people and vulnerable adults.”


With every best wish and Blessing

To you, your families

and those who are dear to you

Monsignor Tony