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Newsletter 20th September 2015

The Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes and St Bernadette

323 Main Street Larbert FK5 4EU

Tel: 01324 553250   


Parish Priest: Rev John McInnes BD

Our Lady of Lourdes and St Bernadette’s is a parish of the

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh, a charity registered in Scotland  number SC008540


Saturday 19th  9.30am [Sam and Anne Sweeney]
                        6.30pm Mass [Parish]
Retiring Collection after Vigil and Morning  Masses for the AGED AND INFIRM CLERGY FUND – the annual collection which goes to support our sick and retired priests who served us so well in their active ministry.
Sunday 20th   10.30am [Sp int: Maureen + Peter Hastie]
Tuesday 22nd  NB 9.30am Requiem Mass for the late Frances Cunningham followed by cremation at Camelon.  7.30pm Mass with the Sacrament of the Sick for all in poor health  [SI ]
Wednesday 23rd : St Pius of Pietrelcina 9.30am Mass [SI ]
Thursday 24th  9.30am Mass [Dominick Sweeney ]
Friday 25th  9.30am Mass [Dominick Sweeney]
Saturday 26th  9.30am [Linzi McGarva]
                        6.30Vigil [John + Mary McMahon]
Sunday 27th  10.30am Mass. [ Parish ]
Rosary before Tuesday evening Mass and after other week-day Masses. 
Confessions: Saturday 10-10.15am and  6-6.15pm
Collection for 13th September
                       Parish £640.94     Thank you for your generosity
WELCOME  Millie Jean Kilpatrick baptised into our family of the faith here last Sunday !
CALLING ALL PROSPECTIVE ALTAR SERVERS   As you know 3 of our young people have recently joined as Altar Servers and are thoroughly enjoying their experience. Some of their school friends have prepared recruitment posters which have been placed around the church.  If you would like to join the team please speak to Fr John as soon as possible. Thank you.
Sunday 20th    2-4 pm at St Patrick’s, Edinburgh: Annual Pilgrimage to pray for the beatification of The Venerable Margaret Sinclair.
Sunday 27th SCHOENSTATT PARISH RETREAT Next Sunday the annual parish retreat takes place at Schoenstatt. There is still time for anyone who would like to go, just add your name to the list on the noticeboard. The bus will leave from the church at 9.30am and money can be paid on the day. Father John will lead our celebration of Mass at approx. 4.00pm and we will leave for home around 5.00pm
There is a plenary indulgence for recitation of the Rosary and Litany in Church, family or pious association during the month of October.
Thursday 1st   7pm: Pope Francis and his Jesuit Legacy : The annual Gillis Lecture this year given by Rev James Crampsey SJ Superior at the Sacred Heart Community Edinburgh. Call 01592781713 or for booking.
Saturday 3rd  The Vocation and Mission of Today’s Family.  A Conference at the Jesuit Centre, Edinburgh for all interested in promoting and supporting the Catholic understanding of marriage and family life in a changing world. The event begins with Mass [chief celebrant, Archbishop Cushley] at 12.30 then key-note addresses.  Various organisations associated with the theme will have stalls around the venue.  Each parish is invited to send 2 delegates.  Please contact Fr John if you would like to represent our parish.
also on 3rd
WOMEN OF WORTH  - Finding our identity in Christ. An all-day conference  at Larbert East Church. See poster for details.
Sunday 4th  GEN VERDE the international performing arts group of the FOCOLARE MOVEMENT are hosting a concert marking the 25th anniversary of ACTS [Action of Churches Together in Scotland] at 6pm in Stockbridge Church, Edinburgh. See poster for details.
PS….If you can offer a lift to Mass on Tuesday 22nd to any of our sick and infirm parishioners then please contact any member of the SVDP asap. Thank you.

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