4th Sunday of the Year (a)

4th Sunday of the Year. (a)

Times of Mass and Confession:

Sundays:                      Vigil Mass (Saturday) 6.00 p.m. & 10.00 a.m.


9.00 a.m. (Monday – Thursday)

9.30 a.m. (Friday, with school children present)

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: Rosemary Fawns, Pat Storie.

Anniv: Pat Bruce, John Hayes, Bernard Allison.


Thursday: Meeting for parents of children of P3 or other classes who are preparing to celebrate their First Reconciliation. It is at 6.30 p.m. in the Church Hall.  Please make every effort to attend.  The children do not need to be present.

Thursday: Meeting for parents of children of P4 or other classes who are preparing for their Confirmation and First Holy Communion. It is at 7.30 p.m. in the Church Hall. Please make every effort to attend.  The children do not need to be present.

Saturday: ‘When One is Broken the Body Suffers’ – A time of prayer for people who have been abused whilst in the care of the Roman Catholic and other Christian Churches in Scotland at 2.00 p.m. in St Mary’s Star of the Sea, 106 Constitution Street. You are warmly invited to a service of prayer and reflection for anyone who has experienced abuse and anyone who wishes to show their concern and support for survivors. The service will last about 40 minutes and there will be tea and coffee in the hall afterwards. For more info please contact Marie Louise Cochrane 467.1449 or email marielouisecochrane@blueyonder.co.uk (not St Mary’s please)

Next Sunday: Annual Mass in honour of Our Lady of Lourdes at 3.00 p.m. in the Church.   All welcome. Refreshments will be served in the Church Hall afterwards.


Diary Dates:

19th February: ‘Remembering Service’ in St John the Baptist’s Church, Corstorphine, at 5.00 p.m. The service is for those who have suffered the death of a child from the beginning of pregnancy onwards, whether recently or at an earlier time. It provides an opportunity to participate in a formal acknowledgement of their grief. Those who wish to come in love and support are also most welcome. The service is ecumenical and open to all.


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.”


The Stall has the ‘Day by Day’ booklets for February available for collection or purchase. There are also still some copies of ‘Living Faith’ for January available.


With every best wish and Blessing

To you, your families

and those who are dear to you

Monsignor Tony