Bulletin

Sunday Mass

Vigil (Saturday); 6.00 pm;

9.00 am; 10.30 am; 12.00 noon

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Weekday Mass

10.00 am: Monday to Saturday

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Confessions

Saturday: 10.30 am; 5.15 pm to 5.45 pm & after Vigil Mass

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The church is open for prayer:

Monday to Friday 9.00 am till 4.00 pm

Saturday 9.00 am till 6.00 pm

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 Sacrament of Confirmation

Parents of children seeking Confirmation this year

(P 7 Our Lady of Lourdes, P 6 & 7 St Louise)

should arrange an appointment with one of the priests.

Parents with children in other schools should speak to one of the clergy.

Special Collection next week for church renovations

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Future Distribution of Parish Priests

Following on Bishop Toal’s document that was handed out the other week, the Bishop will hold a meeting with the people of the East Kilbride Deanery on Thursday 23rd October at 7.30 pm in St Bride’s chapel hall.

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Fr Nolan

will be on holiday till 18 October

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New Rota for Readers

available in the Porch

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 Eucharistic Ministers

new rota available in Sacristy

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Please see the letter of thanks to the parishioners from

Freedom from Torture

for the donation of £305 from the sale of plants.

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Special Collection

for Sick & Retired Clergy raised £1177.38

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Food Bank

Westwood Baptist Church have launched a food bank.

Emergency food is available on Sundays 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

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Congratulations to The Columban Sisters

This year marks the 90th Anniversary of the foundation of the Columban Order.

Our Jubilee Charity Project has so far raised £8,000 for their work in Burma.

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Hiking Club

Thursday 2nd October in the Church Hall at 7.30 pm.

Sign on for High & Low Walks in Stronachlacher area,

followed by a Presentation by David Jamieson of EKMC, of his experience in climbing the Matterhorn.

Tea/Coffee—All welcome

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Sponsored Walk for Ecuador

 Please hand in your Sponsor money as soon as possible.

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Pope Francis

invites the whole Church to pray for the Synod of Bishops which begins on

Sunday 5th October to discuss:

The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization.

Your prayers are requested for guidance to those participating in this synod.

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As part of our Jubilee Celebrations we have booked 50 tickets for

The Rat Pack Live

Friday 24th October at 7.30 pm

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall – £28 per person

Includes Bus from parish leaving around 6.15 pm.

Please put your name on the list if you wish a ticket.

Future Baptism Courses

12th & 19th November

14th & 21st January

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Hairmyres Hospital Mass

for Staff and Patients Sundays 4.00pm: in Sanctuary

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Beginning Experience

There is a special heartache for those who find themselves single again. Now there is help.

A weekend away for a lifetime of change

Conforti Centre, Coatbridge

10th—12th October.

See poster in porch for details

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Please pray for the sick

Catherine Watson; Paul Gallagher; Patricia Whelan; Aileen Kelly; Baby Ruadhan Phelan (Ireland); Daniel Sweeney; Evelyn Rafferty; Rena Beattie; Jake Sweeney; Gian Aduja; Jackie MacKinnon; Mary McDonnell; Deacon John Ferguson; Peter Smith; Bill Lavery; Patrick Long; Peter & Norah Rankin; Susan Gough; Charles Hunter; Jacqueline Mooney; Tommy Lee; Ellen Dalrymple; Cathie McKague; Agnes O’Neil; Patrick McMonagle; Fred Herd; Roseanne Dupree; Donna Boyd; Lena Connochie; Bill O’Neill; Winnie McDonald; Elaine O’Hagan; John Molloy

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 May They Rest in Peace

Recently Dead: Tommy Lee (Melbourne Avenue); Alec Hanlon; Barbara Campbell

Months Mind:  John and Celia Cooper

Anniversaries:  John and Sadie McLaughlin; Joe Gallacher;  Alice and Angela Price; Agnes Dupree; Betty McBride.