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Parish of St Martin of Tours

331 Main Street, Renton.

G82 4PZ

Fifth Sunday of Easter, Divine Mercy

19th May 2019

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 & 4.30 - 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 19th May 2019. 5th Sunday of Easter (Year (C)
Mass: 10.00am & 5.00pm
First Holy Communion Mass (10.00am)
 
Monday 20th May
Mass: 9.30am
May Devotion: 7.00pm
 
Tuesday 21st May
Rosary: 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
 
Wednesday 22nd May
Novena: 9.20am
Mass: 9.30am
May Devotion: 7.00pm
 
 Thursday 23rd May
Mass: 9.30am
 
 Friday 24th May
Rosary: 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
 
 Saturday 25th May
Mass: 9.30am
 
(Vigil Mass of Sixth Sunday of Easter: 5.00pm)
 
 
Parish Finance
Last weekend’s income was: Offertory Collection: £342.00. 2nd Collection: £658.00 (Missionary Sister of St Peter Claver). Many thanks to all parishioners for your continuous financial help to the parish and to the Archdiocese. Much appreciated. Our second collection this weekend is taken in support of the installation of a new Oil Boiler in the Hall
 
The Flourish (May Edition)
The May edition of The Flourish, the Archdiocesan newspaper is available. Please collect your copy from the back of the church.
 
First Communion
Our Primary 4 schoolchildren of St Martin’s Primary School will be making their First Holy Communion this Sunday 19th May 2019 at the 10.00am Mass. Please remember these children and their parents in your prayers.
 
Special Appeal for the replacement of our Oil Boiler
The parish is organising a special appeal for the replacement of the Oil Boiler in the Hall. The next appeal comes up on: 25th /26th May 2019. The cost of the replacement of the boiler and other jobs needing done is put at approximately £9,000.00.
 
May Devotion
May Devotion starts on Monday 6th May at 7.00pm. It holds every Monday and Wednesday each week. It begins each day with the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament—Rosary—Benediction.
 
Parish and Pastoral Council (PPC) Meeting
The Parish Pastoral Council Meeting was held as scheduled. Activities of past Months since after the last PPC meeting were reviewed: the Merit Award ceremony was adjudged very successful, the Altar Servers Alb appeal fund still ongoing, the change of the Missalettes from the John Neale’s version to Redemptorists’ version comes into effect next month—all things  being equal. The Council also accepted a proposal to have a copy of the Minutes of the Meeting kept in a File in the Stall and a copy pined to the board for easy access to the parishioners.  Next meeting is scheduled for August 12th 2019 at 7.00pm in the Chapel House.
 
STRONGHOLD Festival, Craig Lodge Dalmally
“Calling all 16 to 35-year olds… Stronghold Festival is for YOU! Join hundreds of young people on this 4-day Catholic Festival in the Highlands of Scotland for a powerful weekend of Adoration, Sacraments, music, talks, discussions, mountain walks, fellowship and loads more! 24 – 27th May 2019, Craig Lodge, Dalmally.  Check out the amazing line up of speakers and book your place through our page: www.facebook.com/StrongholdFestival - we hope to see you there!”
 
Mission Appeal
The Missionary Sisters of St Peter Claver will like to thank all the parishioners most profoundly for their kindness and generosity towards last Sunday’s Appeal. A generous sum of £658.00 was raised. (See also the poster in the porch).
 
Vicar General
After seven years of dedicated and diligent service as Vicar General, Monsignor Paul Conroy has asked to stand down from this Office, and the Archbishop Most Rev Philip Tartaglia has acceded to his request which is effective as of 5pm on this past Friday 17th May 2019. Monsignor Paul Conroy continues his priestly ministry as Parish Priest of Sacred Heart, Bridgeton.
 
Incardination
The Archbishop, Most Rev Philip Tartaglia is also pleased to advise that Fr Anthony Ejikeme, (formerly of the Missionaries of the Sons of Immaculate Heart of Mary— Claretian Missionaries), Parish Priest of St Martin's, Renton, has now been INCARDINATED into the Presbyterate of the Archdiocese of Glasgow. Wishes him every blessing and happiness as a priest of the Archdiocese of Glasgow.
 
Council of Christians and Jews
For our next branch meeting we would like to invite all of our members and friends to come along and hear our branch chair talk about her recent study tour in Israel. Come hear her talk about how experiencing the situation on the ground influences the way one thinks about the major issues facing Israel today. This will take place on Wednesday 22nd May at 2pm in Giffnock Synagogue, 22 Fenwick Road G46 6UE.
 
Mass in Spanish
Unidos en la fe. Spanish- speaking Catholics in Scotland, invite you to celebrate La Santa Misa (Spanish Mass) on 26th May at 12.30 in Saint Mary’s Star of the Sea parish, Leith. The Mass will be followed by a pot-luck lunch where you are invited to bring a meal made from a recipe of your home town. Contact: Mobile: 075118077830. e-mail: unidosenlafe123@gmail.com
Facebook: @unidosEnLaFeEscocia. Twitter @UnidosFeEscocia
 
Linn Cemetery Annual Memorial Mass
The Annual Memorial Mass at Linn Cemetery will take place in the cemetery on Saturday 1st June 2019 starting at 3.00pm. All Welcome.
 
Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine
Fully escorted Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, Ireland, 17th June 2019. £649.00 pp sharing. Price includes flight with 10kg hand luggage, from Edinburgh, transfers in Ireland, 4 nights’ in Knock House Hotel with full Irish Breakfast each morning and 4 Course Dinner each evening. All entertainment, excursions and guided tours included. WCHR rooms on request. Single room supplement £100. Contact Patricia on 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557 or email knockpilgrimages@gmail.com.  Knock Pilgrimages is a member of the Travel Trust Association and is fully protected by ATOL T7613.
 
Please pray for:
 
All the sick and Housebound of our parish.
 
Recently Dead
Gladys Mulholland (Fr John Mulholland’s Mother)
 
Months Mind
Harry McCallion
 
Anniversary
Jean Belcher       
 
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