Sat, September 18, 2021


Parish of St Martin of Tours

331 Main Street, Renton.

G82 4PZ

Twentieth Sunday of the Year

(Cycle B)

19th August 2018

Parish Priest: Fr Anthony Ejikeme
Tel: 01389 758880
Hall Bookings: 01389 756100
Mass Times:
Saturday Vigil:
10.00am and 5.00pm
After 9.30am Mass on Saturday & 4.30 - 4.55pm Saturday Evening or on request.
Weekday Masses:
Wednesday Novena:
9.20am before Mass
Divine Mercy Devotions:
3pm on the 1st Sunday of Month
Sunday 19th August: 20th Sunday of the Year (B)
Mass: 10.00am & 5.00pm
Monday 20th August
Mass: 9.30am
Memorial of St Bernard
Tuesday 21st August   
Rosary: 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
St Pius X—Memorial
Wednesday 22nd August
Mass 9.30am
Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Mem.
Thursday 23rd August
Mass: 9.30am
Friday 24th August
Rosary 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
St Bartholomew—Feast
Saturday 25th August
Mass 9.30am
(Vigil Mass of the 21st Sunday of the Year)
Parish Finance
Last weekend’s income was:
Offertory Collection: £420.00 & 2nd Collection: £229.00. Many thanks to all parishioners for your continuous financial help to the parish and to the Archdiocese. Most appreciated. Our second collection this weekend is taken up is support of the Assisted Parishes of the Archdiocese of Glasgow.
Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) Meeting.
The quarterly parish council meeting comes up on 3rd September 2018 in the house at 7pm. All welcome.
The Flourish (August Edition)
The August edition of The Flourish, the Archdiocesan newspaper is available. Please collect your copy from the back of the church.
Forty Hours Devotion 9th—11th September 2018
The Forty Hours Devotion to the Blessed Sacrament for our parish will begin on 9th September. The Blessed Sacrament will be enthroned at the end of our 10.00am Sunday Mass (9th) until 4.15pm. On Monday 10th and Tues. 11th, the Blessed Sacrament will be enthroned after 9.30am Mass until our Service of Prayer, Reflection, and Adoration at 7pm. The evening services will be presided over by Fr Chido.
St Martin’s Lourdes Draw (July 2018)
The following were the winners of the July Draw: Bill Picket, —no. 1, & Margaret Mary Mooney —no 4Many congratulations!
St Martin's Youth Group
We would like to welcome all our previous members and new P6 pupils to join us at St Martin's Youth Group. Our first meeting takes place this weekend, Sunday 19th after 5pm Mass (approximately 6pm) until 8pm. All parents of new P6 pupils are welcome to attend at 6pm for a brief introduction to the Pope Francis Faith Award which is the focus of the youth group for P6 and P7 pupils. Pupils at secondary school are welcome to come and join us in our developing young leaders programme. Our youth group meets fortnightly in the church hall. We look forward to seeing you there.
'Power in my Hand': Save the Date 
This is an advanced notice that we have secured a screening of this new, powerful and widely acclaimed film about the Rosary in St Martin's Church Hall on 8th October at 7pm as part of October devotions programme. More details to follow in due course.
Summer Holidays
We welcome back all our children and their parents, and all those who have been on holidays back home. We hope that they have had good and refreshing rest. We wish all our schoolchildren God’s protection and guidance as they go back to school.
Mary’s Meals
Mary’s Meals will visiting our parish on the weekend of 22nd & 23rd of September 2018. They will sell raffle tickets after all the Masses that weekend. Tickets cost £1 each. You can assist by donating any unwanted clothing (including belts/bags/shoes) or household textiles (including curtains/bedding)—BUT NOT DUVETS OR PILLOWS. The van will collect textiles after the Sunday morning Masses only! 
20-40 Network Presentation Skills Event: Aged 20-40?
Would you like to develop your presentation skills? Why not come along to our workshop with Host and Presenter, Greg Summers, who has worked with the likes of Olly Murs, Gary Barlow and John Bishop. Sunday 2nd September, 12:45pm – 4pm at Blackfriars Function Room, Glasgow. Just email to buy a £10 ticket or join our mailing list to find out about future events if you can’t make this one.
Holy Mass for newly Married Couples
Archbishop Tartaglia will celebrate Holy Mass for the newly married couples of the Archdiocese in Saint Andrew’s Cathedral on Sunday 7th October at 3pm. All couples of the Archdiocese married during the past few years are invited.
40 Days for Life Annual Reunion on Saturday 1st September 2018
Following the September 1st, First Saturday Devotion which begins at noon prior to 1pm lunchtime mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral the annual 40 Days for Life reunion will take place in the Eyre Hall, Archdiocesan Office, 196 Clyde Street, Glasgow on Saturday 1st September from 2pm till 4pm. After mass tea & coffee will be available for all those who took part in the prolife prayer vigils over 40 Days for Life during Lent 2018. Please consider taking part in 40 Days for Life during next Lent 2019 Following the Consecration of Scotland to the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 2017 and the Rosary on the Coast this year we continue to pray publicly for a culture of life here in Scotland and around the world. St John Paul 11 wrote in Evangelium Vitae (EV) ‘What is urgently called for is a general mobilization of consciences and a united ethical effort to activate a great campaign in support of life. All together, we must build a new culture of life: EV para 95.
Funday Thank You
An enormous THANK YOU! to everyone who helped to make our Funday last Saturday a great success. We raised just over £1,000.00. Photos at the back of the church.
Please pray for:
The Sick and the House Bound
(Due to the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on the 25th May, names of the sick may only be printed in the bulletin with their consent. Please contact Fr Anthony if you would like your name to appear in the bulletin)
Recently Dead
Benny Campbell
Helen T. McClushion                         Ellen McArthur
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