3rd Sunday of Advent (c)
3rd Sunday of Advent. (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, Annie O’Donnell, Veronica Allan, Margaret Christie, Irene Callan, Father Tony MacDonald,
Died: Helen McRae, Mary Scholan.
Anniv: George Bruce
Today we will be collecting for the homeless here in the city, the gifts being distributed via the St. Catharine’s Homeless Project. It makes you think about what can you give someone who is homeless – gloves, scarves, jumpers, socks are some examples. Volunteers would be appreciated to take the gifts to St. Catharine’s at some stage next Sunday.
Lists are at the back of the Church for readers, Eucharistic Ministers, Passkeepers and volunteers to assist at the social events in the Hall after the Christmas Masses, to indicate their availability over the Christmas and New Year period.
Today: New rotas are ready for Readers, Eucharistic Ministers. They came into effect last weekend so please collect your copy from the sacristy today.
Sunday: The Tea/Coffee Morning takes place in the Hall after Mass. This week the Noisy Nutters 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?
Sunday: Archbishop Cushley will be celebrating Solemn Vespers and Benediction at 4.00 p.m. in the Cathedral. All are welcome to attend. He will also be formally opening the Holy Door of the Jubilee Year of Mercy following the opening of the Holy Door at St. Peter’s in the Vatican by the Holy Father to mark the start of the Jubilee Year. There will be no service in St. Cuthbert’s this Sunday afternoon.
Monday: Service of Reconciliation in St. Cuthbert’s at 7.00 p.m. with the opportunity for individual confession & absolution. There will be five priests available for confessions
Wednesday: ’A celebration of Christmas’ led by pupils and staff in St. Augustine’s High School at 7.00 p.m. All are invited to come along and take part.
Friday: Please remember Christopher Lumsden and Holly Murphy who are being married in the Church at 12.30 p.m. May the Lord bless them and watch over them as they embark on married life together.
21st December: The second of two sessions on ‘Pope Francis and the Jesuit Legacy’ led by Father James Crampsey in the Lauriston Centre at 7.30 p.m.
24th December: Christmas Eve.
Service of Readings and Carols at 8.30 p.m. in Our Lady’s in Currie.
This will lead straight into the First Mass of Christmas. It is important to be in the Church for the Carols and the readings since they form an integral part of tonight’s Liturgy.
Service of Readings and Carols at 11.30 p.m. in St. Cuthbert’s.
This will lead straight into the First Mass of Christmas at Midnight. It is important to be in the Church for the Carols and the readings since they form an integral part of tonight’s Liturgy. Refreshments will be served in the Hall after Mass if you are able to stay.
25th December: The Nativity of Our Lord.
Mass at 9.30 a.m. in St. Cuthbert’s.
Refreshments will be served in the Hall after Mass if you are able to stay.
Please note that the time of Mass is changed from previous years.
This is to allow a less rushed period between Mass in St. Cuthbert’s and Mass in Our Lady’s due to Father Tom being away.
Mass at 11.30 a.m. in Our Lady’s in Currie.
16th January: Following on his recent letter we have been told this week that there will be meeting of the cluster of St. Cuthbert’s, Our Lady’s, St. Joseph’s and St. John Ogilvie’s with Archbishop Cushley in St. Cuthbert’s Hall, probably at 11.00 a.m. The time is to be confirmed. All are welcome to this meeting to hear from the Archbishop his way forward for the restructuring of the Archdiocese.
With every best wish and blessing
To you, your families
And all those who are dear to you.