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Community Prayer times are:
Vigil Mass on Saturday 5.30pm. Sunday 8am, 10am and 12noon.  Polish Mass 2.30pm.

Monday - Friday: Morning Prayer of the Church. 9.45am, 10am 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.

FOR THE ATTENTION OF ALL CHURCH VOLUNTEERS WITH PVG CERTIFICATES - The Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Group has recommended that all volunteers doing regulated work with children and vulnerable adults or both, should do the Level 1 training by the end of 2017 and, with the agreement of Bishop John, this will now be implemented as diocesan policy. The next available training sessions will take place in : St. Mirin’s Parish Hall, Paisley on Tuesday 5th December at 10.30am-12noon.

Please contact Sarah Jane at the Diocesan Safeguarding office safeguardingadmin@rcdop.org.uk or 0141 847 6138 to register for this training session.

Annual Diocesan SPRED Collection and Diocesan Fundraising Update -Our annual collection will be taken up on the last weekend of November, the Feast of Christ the King, for our diocesan SPRED project and its ministry offering religious education to parishioners with special needs. Please also take away our SPRED Advent Boxes which raised a healthy £11,000 last year. A letter from the Bishop will be read out at Masses or available from your parish priest, informing you of our funding goals for SPRED and updating you on the progress of our genera! diocesan fundraising initiative.

UWS Chaplaincy: Studying at UWS? Would you like to get involved in our Catholic society? If so please contact Fr. John Morrison @ johnmorrison1976@gmail.com

A Morning of Quiet and Prayer Saturday 2nd December 2017 - Luke 2:”As for Mary, she treasured all these things and pondered them in her heart” - St. Columba’s, Renfrew: 10.00am for 10.30am, concluding at 12.45pm with a light lunch. This is a good opportunity to prepare for Christmas away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. All welcome

Martin Aelred Concert - Singing Songs of Andrea Bocelli. St. Mirin’s Cathedral, 15th December at 7.30pm. This is a FREE concert with a donation for the Diocesan charities.

The Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from 29th June- 6th July 2018.

The Diocesan pilgrimage is open to all, however any pilgrim with an acute medical condition or who is taking regular prescription medication will be asked to complete a medical form. This allows us to ensure that we have a team of nurses and helpers willing to assist you. It also lets us order the correct number of wheelchairs for the pilgrimage.

We are still awaiting the full details and booking forms for the pilgrimage, if you would like to be placed on the mailing list please contact Anne Louise 01475 638132

Meeting of Youth to Lourdes 2018 - Our next meeting is on Sunday 26th November at 2pm @ St. Mirin's Chaplaincy Centre 45 High Street (above Hamish's Hoose), Paisley. Places are now very limited so if you want to go apply asap! Places are only booked with the submission of an application form and the payment of a £60.00 deposit. For more information please contact Fr. John Morrison on 01418895056 or e-mail  johnmorrison1976@amail.com  

Keep Christ in Christmas Stickers -Looking for a simple and effective way to do your bit in evangelising from the comfort of your own home? Why not send for KEEP CHRIST IN CHRISTMAS stickers and attach them with your stamps to your mail leading up to CHRISTMAS. To order stickers at £1.50 per pack (plus postage) e-mail georgemcaleenan@gmail.com or telephone George on 01698/842846

Our prayers are asked for the sick of our community,

for those who have died recently: Moira Doherty, Sandra Dalgleish and Joe McDade,

and for the anniversaries of: Winifred McGhee, Catherine Harkins, Anne Conway and John Bonnar. We pray also for their families also at this time.

Mass for deceased members of the Parish on 30th November at 7pm. Refreshments in hall afterwards

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

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Rev Fr  Matthew Carlin