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Bulletin 7th May 2017

Parish of St Martin of Tours, Renton

331 Main Street

Renton

G82 4PZ
 

Fourth Sunday of Easter

(Cycle A)

7th May 2017

 
Parish Priest: Fr Anthony Ejikeme
Tel: 01389 758880
 
Hall Bookings 01389 756100
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mass Times:
Saturday Vigil: 5.00pm
Sunday: 10.00am and 5.00pm
 
Confessions:
After 9.30am Mass on Saturday &
4.30pm - 4.55pm Saturday Evening or on request.
 
Weekday Masses:
9.30am
 
Wednesday Novena:
9.20am before Mass
 
Divine Mercy Devotions:
3pm on the 1st Sunday of Month
 
Sunday 7th May
Mass: 10am & 5pm
Children’s Liturgy
 
Monday 8thMay
Mass: 9.30am
May Devotion: 7pm
 
Tuesday 9thMay
Rosary - 9.15am
Mass 9.30am
Body Reception [Aggie Hollern] 6.00pm
 
Wednesday 10thMay
 Funeral Mass 9.30am
Body Reception [Rosemary King] 6.00pm
May Devotion: 7pm
 
Thursday 11th May
Funeral Mass: 9.30am
 
Friday 12th May
Rosary—9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
 
Saturday 13th May
Mass: 9.30aam
Vigil Mass: 5.00pm
 
 
Parish Finance
Last weekend’s income was:
Offertory Collection £483.00 & 2nd Collection £245.00 Many thanks for your generosity to the parish and clergy. Highly appreciated. This weekend’s—World Day of Prayer for Vocations—retiral collection is taken up is support of the Ecclesiastical Students’ Fund.
 
PPC Meeting.
Our next Parish Pastoral Council Meeting comes up on the 5th June 2017 in the Chapel house at 7.00pm. New members welcome.
 
Our Parish Pilgrimage to the Divine Mercy Shrine Krakow - Poland
Sept. 6th to 13th 2017. Cost £620. See poster at the back of the church. Please contact Patricia Mooney for information 01389 602 758.
 
New Gift Aid Envelopes for 2017/18
Please collect your new Gift Aid Envelopes from the back of the church. I would like to thank everyone who has signed up for the Gift Aid Scheme, whither using the Envelopes or paying by Direct Debit. Last year we received £2,500.00 back from the Inland Revenue. [This is money for nothing!].
To join the scheme, you need to be a tax payer then we are allowed to claim back 20% of your contributions from taxman. If you would like to find out more see Fr Anthony.
 
Rite of Children’s Baptism: Important information
About two years ago, Archbishop Tartaglia gave permission for baptism to be administered to children between the ages of1 month to 14years using the Rite for Children’s baptism. What this means is that teenagers under the age of fifteenth are no longer required to do Catechumenate programme before being baptised. For more information on this please contact the Fr Anthony.
 
May Devotion
The Month of May is a month traditionally devoted to Mary in the Catholic Church. It is always marked by different acts of devotion in honor of our Lady. We are going to mark it our parish with Rosary and Benediction every Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the month. It begins each day with the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament—Rosary—Benediction.
 
First Holy Communion
Our parish Primary 4 schoolchildren will celebrate their first Holy Communion on Sunday 14th May at 10am Mass. Last catechesis class for children in preparation for that Sacrament will be on 13th May in the church from 10.30am—12noon. Please remember these children in your prayers as they journey with us to the Lord’s Table.
 
The Flourish (May Edition)
The May edition of The Flourishthe Archdiocesan newspaper is available. Please collect your copy from the back of the church.
 
RCAG YOUTH’S ‘THE SUMMIT’
Calling All Secondary School Pupils! RCAG Youth alongside various groups in the Archdiocese invite you to “The Summit”. But fear not you don’t need your hiking boots…we aren’t the biggest fans of climbing the mountain either! Jam-packed with exciting talks, workshops, activities, Holy Mass and some decent scran—you’d be crazy to miss it. It’ll take place in Bl. John Duns Scotus R C Church, G5 0YT (just 10 mins walk from Glasgow City Centre) 2—5pm on Sunday 14th May & 11th June. We look forward to seeing you all.  For more information or to contact us, check out our Facebook page www.facebook.comRCAGYouth 
 
St Martin’s Lourdes Draw (April 2017).
The following were the winners of the April Draw: Rose Rennie, —no. 182, & Arthur Rennie —no 2.  Many congratulations!
 
All Night Vigil of Reparation and Adoration
To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 1st Apparition of Our Lady in Fatima, Portugal, on 13th May 1917, St Andrew’s Cathedral, Clyde Street. Opening Mass 8pm Friday 12th May 2017 –Closing Mass 6am Saturday 13th May 2017. Please feel welcome to stay for as long or short a time as you can. For more info. contact: liam.coyle1@ntlwolrd.com or phone: 07806517383.
 
Requiem Mass
There will be a requiem Mass for all the Faithful departed in St Agnes’ Church, Lambhill for all who are buried in St Kentigern’s Cemetery, Western Necropolis Cemetery, Lambhill Cemetery or whose final committal was at the Glasgow Crematorium. Date: Sunday 14th May 2017, at 3.00pm.
 
Please pray for:
 
The Sick and the House Bound
Andrew Mullen                       Annie Hussey              Freddie Conroy
Kathleen Rainey                     Billy McGuire               Jim O’Donnell                                             
Walter Mullen                                                                   
               
Died Recently
Aggie Hollern                         Lawrie Murray             Rosemary King
 
Month’s Mind
Ronnie McQueen                    Charlie Millar               Shirley Havern
 
Anniversary
Joseph Keenan                        Billy Bishop                Paul McKay
Kate Casey                             James Casey              Jack McEwan
 
 
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