32nd Sunday of the Year (b)

32nd Sunday of the Year. (b)

Remembrance Sunday.

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 Saturdays

By arrangement.


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

Sick: Caroline McNeish Patricia Allison, Elizabeth Brown.

Died: Mary Neill, Antiono Vacca.

Anniv: Gerald McArdle, Margaret Forker, Michael McArdle.


Today: The Book of Remembrance is available after Mass in which you can add names of relatives, friends and parishioners who have died since this time last year so that they are remembered in our prayers during November, the month when we pray especially for those who have died. If names have already been included in previous years they do not need to be repeated this year.

Today: Eucharistic Ministers please collect their new rotas from the sacristy after Mass and not carefully the changes and the short form to be returned as soon as possible.

Today: The Bonus Ball sheet is available for the draw of 17th November (next week) It is £1.00 per number with the winner receiving £30.00 and the parish Project £29.00

Sunday: The coffee morning takes place in the Hall after Mass. The Noisy Nutters group will be in charge today.  Why not go round to the Hall after Mass and sample the goods on offer.

Sunday: Mass of Remembrance for all deceased Lourdes pilgrims. It is at 3.00 p.m. in St. Kentigern’s, Parkgrove Avenue and all are welcome

Monday: Meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council at 7.00 p.m. in the house.

Thursday: Mass of Remembrance for all deceased pupils, members of staff and parents’ of St. Augustine’s High School. It is at 7.00 p.m. in the school oratory and all are welcome

Saturday: ‘Preparing for the Year of Luke’ – to help prepare ourselves for the start of the new Liturgical Year there will be a seminar led by Father Andrew Garden from 11.00 a.m. – 3.30 p.m. It will consist of input from him, as well as directed prayer opportunities and a presentation on public reading. Those attending should book at VECatechetics@staned.org.uk and also bring a packed lunch.

Next Sunday:  There will be a Children’s Liturgy Meeting meeting for all the leaders of the Children’s Liturgy after Mass, round in the hall to get organised for Advent. Anyone else interested, please feel free to pop round to meet the team.  Children’s Liturgy will take place every week in Advent, so can parents please encourage their school-aged children to attend and celebrate Mass at their own level.


Diary Dates:

22nd November: ‘The Present State of the Church.’ In response to the high profile crisis in the Catholic Church worldwide, The Lauriston Jesuit Centre will host two talks during the Autumn season to explore the impact this has had on the United Kingdom. The first talk will be presented by Catherine Pepinster – former editor of The Tablet and broadcaster who will speak on ‘Can you hear us from the back? Thoughts on how the people of the Church are coping with Crises ‘and will discuss how ordinary Catholics are coping with the crisis. The second talk will be presented by Austen Ivereigh – author of The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope and will discuss how Pope Francis’ past is guiding his response to the present.

24th November: St. Augustine’s High School Christmas Fair will be held in the school on from 12.00pm – 2.00pm. It is free entry and there will be various stalls including tombola, homebaking, Christmas crafts, tombolas, hot rolls, raffles and Throw the Sponge at the Teacher. All proceeds from the fair will go back into the school.

28th November: Following on the upgrading of the gents’ toilets in the Hall, a major clean up of the whole hall and its contents is needed before the Ceilidh. It would be great if as many as possible came along to carry this out so that the Hall will in immaculate condition for the Ceilidh.  Any time from 7.00 p.m. onwards would be ideal.

29th November: The second of the Lauriston Centre talks will be given by Austen Ivereigh with the title ‘A Pope under pressure: Lessons from Pope Francis’ past that are guiding his response to the present’

30th November: St. Andrew’s Night Social evening in the Church Hall with mix of ceilidh music, live 60s/70s music and haggis neeps and tatties available. Tickets priced £10 for adults and £3.00 for children are on sale after Mass. All proceeds will go to the Parish Project Fund including various fund raisers on the night.


They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old:

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.

At the going down of the sun and in the morning

We will remember them.

Eternal Rest

Grant unto them

O Lord


Let perpetual light

shine upon them.

May they rest in peace.