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Deacon Martin Doherty

Website:  www.saintmirins.co.uk

St Mirin’s Cathedral

Cathedral House

Cathedral Precincts

Incle St, Paisley


Tel: 0141 889 2404


Deacon Jack Gallagher

Rev Fr  Oliver Freney

Email:  stmirinscathedral@rcdop.org.uk

St Mirin’s Bulletin  -  17th September 2017

Rev Fr  Louis Mendy CSSp

Community Prayer times are:

Vigil on Saturday 5.30pm. Sunday 8am 10am and 12noon. Polish Mass 2.30pm.

Monday - Friday: Morning Prayer of the Church. 9.45am, 10 am Mass and 1pm.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday after the 10am Mass. Confessions: Saturday 10.30am -11am. 5pm 5.30pm or on request.

The Rosary is prayed every day after the 1pm Mass for Priests. Please make an effort to come along.

Fr. Louis Mendy CSSP: Fr. Louis has gone to St. Bridget's Eaglesham to fill in for a number of weeks while Fr. Douglas McMillan recuperates at the Little Sisters of the poor in Greenock.

Our Lady of Fatima: The Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima will arrive in the Cathedral on Saturday 8th October, Bishop John will lead an opening service at 5pm which will be followed by the vigil Mass at 5.30pm. On Sunday Bishop John will celebrate the 12 noon Mass. Other services have been planned for during the week. Our Lady leaves the Cathedral to go to the Parish of Christ the King, Howwood, on Thursday 12 October.

A Farwell celebration will take place on Thursday 12th at 4pm.

Diocesan Fundraising. Friends Newsletter and Benefactors' Mass

Once again a big thanks to parishioners who have so far signed up as our fundraising Friends by setting up standing order payments or making one-off donations. We are sending out our first Friends Newsletter keeping you up to date with our special projects from SPRED and Seminarians to Youth,

Marriage, Missio, and Retired Clergy. As promised bishop John will offer Mass annually on the day following the Feast of Saint Mirin for the intentions of all our benefactors and their Giving in Every Season.

St. Mirin’s Pilgrims Walks - there has been a slight change to St Mirin's Pilgrims walks program. The walk scheduled for 7th October 2017 has been brought forward to 23rd September 2017. The remaining walks for this year are as foliows;-

Saturday 23rd September 2017 -Girvan to Colmonell - leaving Girvan at 10:00

Saturday 4th November 2017- Glasgow to Paisley - meeting at Glasgow Cathedral Precinct at 09:30.

Youth to Lourdes 2018 We are currently in the process of arranging the Youth Lourdes Pilgrimage for 2018. The Pilgrimage will leave Scotland on Thursday 28th June 2018. We will arrive in Lourdes on Friday 29th June. We will arrive back in Scotland on Friday 6,h July. The pilgrimage is open to anyone in the present s3, s4, s5 or s6. The cost this year is £550.00. The deposit to reserve a place is £60. If deposits are paid, however, by or on Sunday 8th October we will be able to offer a reduced price of £510.00 #earlybirdoffer. Places are reserved only upon payment of the deposit and the return of the application form.

Our first group meeting will be at St. Patrick’s, Greenock on Sunday 8th October at 2pm. If you like to know more please contact Fr. John Morrison at St. Patrick’s Greenock on 01475720272 or e-mail johnmorrison1976@gmail.com.

SPUC Scotland National Conference, 200 St Vincent St. Glasgow - Saturday 7th October 2017

This event is an excellent opportunity to hear top international speakers and learn about the exciting work being done to promote the right to life. The day commences with registration from 9.30 and ends at 4pm. The day includes refreshments throughout the day and lunch. Tickets are £25 and can be booked on 0141 221 2094.

20-40 Network Event - Aged 20-40? We’re excited to announce the details of our next event, brunch at “All Bar One” in Glasgow. It would be great if you could join us for some delicious food, chat and brainstorming ideas for future events. It’s on Saturday 30th September at 11 am. Everyone who comes to our events is coming on their own, into the unknown, and that takes a lot of courage. We know this and have been in this position ourselves so we understand and promise you a warm welcome. Just email 2040network@amail.com to buy a ticket or join our mailing list to find out about future events if you Can't make this one. We’re also on Facebook, at facebook.com/2040network

Our prayers are requested

for the sick of our community: Maureen Lunney, Beatrice Barett.

For those who have died recently: Sean Fogarty.

And for the anniversaries of: John McKay, Charles Grady, Brenda Brownlie, Urban Blondel, Rose & Joseph Woods.

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