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Parish of St Martin of Tours

 

331 Main Street, Renton.

G82 4PZ

Fourth Sunday of Advent (C)

22nd December 2019

Parish Priest: Fr Anthony Ejikeme
 
 
Sunday 22nd December
Mass: 10.00am & 5.00pm
 
Monday 23rd December
Mass: 9.30am
 
Tuesday 24th December
Rosary: 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
 
Season of Christmas
 
Wednesday 25th December  
Mass: 10.am
Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord
 
Thursday 26th December
Mass: 9.30am
St Stephen—Feast
 
Friday 27th December
Rosary: 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
St John—Feast
 
Saturday 28th December
Mass: 9.30am
The Holy Innocents—Feast
(Vigil Mass of Holy Family:  5.00pm)
 
 
Parish Finance
Last weekend’s income was: Offertory Collection£364.00; 2nd Collection£281.00 (St Nicholas Fund). Many thanks to all parishioners for your continuous financial help to the parish and to the Archdiocese. Most appreciated.
 
Church Cleaning
To all the ladies and gentlemen who helped to clean the church last Monday 16th, I say very big thanks. Well done.
 
Quarterly Collection
Christmas Quarterly collection (given towards the upkeep and education of those preparing for priesthood in Scotland) is now due. Envelops in the porch.
 
ACTiV (Action of Churches Together in the Vale)
Many thanks to all parishioners who helped to make the Ecumenical Carol Service hosted by our parish a very huge success. Special thanks to the ladies who provided tea, coffee, cake and biscuits in the hall.
 
Christmas Carol
The Head Teacher, Staff and Pupils of St Martin’s Primary School would like to thank all parishioners and parents who attended their Christmas Cantata Service last Tuesday. Wishing all you Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year.
 
Last Bulletin
Please note that there will no more bulletin for Masses after 29th December 2019 due to Parish Priest’s holidays. Production resumes when he returns.
 
Merry Christmas
Fr Anthony would like to wish all our parishioners and your loved ones all the joys and blessings of this holy season of Christmas. Many thanks for your invaluable support, friendship, care and generosity throughout the year. Please be assured of my remembrance of your intentions during Christmas Masses. Wishing you all Happy New Year when it comes.
 
SVDP
The Conference would like to thank all parishioners for their generosity throughout the year. Box collections average between £70 & £80 every week. This year we have made donations to the Local Foodbank. Also gave assistance to families in need. Also Easter eggs and Selection Boxes were distributed to St Martin’s school and Church. We hope and your families have a Happy and Holy Christmas.
 
Special Invitation
Fr Anthony would like to extend a special invitation to: members of the Parish Pastoral Council, Fabric and Finance Council; Altar Servers and their parents; the Choir; the Pass keepers, the Sacristans, the Cleaners, the Readers, Eucharistic Ministersmembers of the Youth Group, and all their families and friends for a ‘wee’ cup of tea after the Christmas Vigil Mass on 24th December 2019.  Please don’t miss it.
 
Christmas Services and Masses 2019/2020
 
Christmas Eve—Tuesday 24th December
Morning Masses - 9.30am
 
Season of Christmas
 
Christmas Carol - 6.30pm
Christmas Family (Vigil) Mass - 7.00pm.
 
Christmas Day Mass (Wednesday 25th December)
10.00am
[Please note NO evening Mass at 5.00pm]
 
Weekday Masses:
Thursday 26th and Friday 27th:  9.30am
 
No Morning Mass on Saturday 28th
 
Vigil Mass (Holy Family) Saturday 28th December—5.00pm
Sunday Masses 29th December (Holy Family) —10am & 5.00pm                                
 
Wednesday 1st January 2020 (Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God)
Morning Mass: 9.30am
Weekend Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th JanuarySolemnity of Epiphany of the Lord
Masses per usual.
 
 
Please pray for:
… the sick and Housebound of our parish
 
Recently Dead
Jenny Beattie
 
Anniversaries
Joyce Kelly         Margaret Kelar.
 

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Hall Bookings: 01389 756100
 
 

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