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The Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes and St Bernadette

Parish Priest: Rev John McInnes BD

323 Main Street Larbert FK5 4EU

Tel: 01324 553250        Mobile: 07550011795   

e-mail: stbernadettelarbert@aol.co.uk

Web-site  http://www.stbernadette.rcstanded.org.uk/ 

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Parish Safeguarding Coordinator : Paul McLaren 01324563667

The St Vincent De Paul Society emergency contact number is 07568354828

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

 

MASSES + CONFESSIONS + DEVOTIONS
 
Saturday 24th Feast : St Bartholomew  
9.30am Mass [ Matt McGoff ]  
Confessions: 10-10.15am & 6-6.15pm. 
6.30pm Vigil Mass [ Michael Conlan]
 
Sunday 25th  1
0.30am [ Parish ]
 
Tuesday  27th  Mem: St Monica   
7.30pm Mass [Donald Campbell]   
 
Wednesday  28th Mem: St Augustine  
9.30am [John Auchincloss]
 
Thursday 29th  Mem: The Passion of St John The Baptist    
9.30am Mass [David Watson]
 
Friday 30th   
9.30am Mass [Kathleen Doherty]  
1.30pm First School Mass of the new session. All welcome.
 
Saturday 31st   
9.30am Mass [Nan O’Fee] 
Confessions: 10-10.15am & 6-6.15pm,  
6.30pm Vigil Mass  [ Parish ]  
 
Appeal and retiring collection over Saturday 31st Vigil and Sunday 1st morning Masses for the Apostolate of the Sea [transferred from July]
 
Sunday 1st September    
10.30am Mass [James Scott]  
 
Recitation of t he Holy Rosary before Tuesday evening Mass
and after other daily morning Masses.
 
Offertory last week £932.60       African Missions & Holy Places  £289.75     Thank you
 
Welcome and prayerful good wishes   
Jack Alfie Laidlaw baptised into our family of faith here last Sunday.
 
Children’s Liturgy
After a break for the summer period, Children’s Liturgy starts back this  Sunday 25th August. All children who attend Primary School are invited to attend. If you require any information, please speak to one of the Children’s Liturgy leaders. 
 
Fancy learning more about the Sunday Readings?
Or ever wondered why we make the Sign of the Cross at Mass when the name of the Gospel writer is said? Do you want to ask another question? Or do you simply want to learn more about the Catholic Faith?   Come and join our very informal discussion group, we meet every two weeks on a Monday, 7pm, the Committee Room, SFX Hall, Falkirk.  We would be very pleased to see you.  Speak with Frank Quinn or Linda Hildrith, Falkirk Parish.  Our first meeting is on Mon, Aug 26th, 7pm,  See you there.
 
 
SEPTEMBER
 
Sunday 1st  National Pilgrimage to Carfin in honour of St Therese of Lisieux  .
Coach leaves here 12.30pm. Mass at 3pm. Heading home 5.15pm for high tea at the Stables.
 
Sunday 8th The Venerable Margaret Sinclair Annual National Pilgrimage
St Patrick’s, Cowgate, Edinburgh to pray for her Beatification. Opening event 2pm, Holy Mass 4.30pm. See poster for details.
 
 
OCTOBER
 
Friday 4th – Sunday 6th
The BEGINNING EXPERIENCE team will be hosting a week-end at the Conforti Centre, Coatbridge for those suffering the loss of a loved one through widowhood, separation or divorce. For further details please contact 0131-665-3383 or e-mail beginningexperiencescotland@hotmail.com
 
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ALL PVG VOLUNTEERS  
Mandatory Level 2 Safeguarding Training Sessions at St Francis Xavier’s, Falkirk. All of our volunteers working with vulnerable adults and / or children MUST attend one of these Level 2 session to be allowed to continue in their work.
Induction Part 2
28/8.  St Francis  Falkirk 7pm
2/9     St Francis  Falkirk 2pm
29/10  St Francis  Falkirk 7pm
19/11  St Joseph Bonnybridge (time TBC) 
 If you have any questions please contact our Parish Coordinator Paul McLaren on 07770 381272.
 
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Interested in joining the Catholic Church…..always wanted to learn more ? 
St Francis Xavier’s in Falkirk will be hosting Wednesday evening RCIA [Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults] reflection and discussion sessions on Church teaching and practice. So if you or anyone you know is interested in the Catholic way of Christian discipleship and perhaps becoming a full member of the Catholic Church, then please speak to Fr John as soon as possible for further details or contact St Francis Xavier’s on 01324623567.
 
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Please note Fr Henry McLaughlin will be here on summer supply from Saturday 28th September through Sunday 13th October. 

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