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Parish of St Martin of Tours

331 Main Street, Renton.

G82 4PZ

5th Sunday of Lent

7th April 2019

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 7th April 2019. Fifth Sunday of Lent. (Year (C)
 Mass: 10.00am & 5.00pm
No Children’s Liturgy
Reception of Remains of Fr Peter McKelvie: 7.00pm
Monday 8th April
Funeral Mass for Fr Peter McKelvie: 12 noon
(No 9.30am Mass please)
Tuesday 9th April
Rosary 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
Stations of the Cross: 7.00pm
Wednesday 10th April
Mass 9.30am
Thursday 11th April
Mass: 9.30am
Friday 12th April   
Rosary 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
Stations of the Cross: 7.00pm
Saturday 13th April   
Mass 9.30am
 (Vigil Mass of the Palm Sunday. 5.00pm)
Parish Finance
Last weekend’s income was:
Offertory Collection: £481.00. 2nd Collection: £636.00 (SCIAF Collection) Many thanks to all parishioners for your continuous financial help to the parish and to SCIAF.
The Flourish (April Edition)
The April edition of The Flourish, the Archdiocesan newspaper is available. Please collect your copy from the back of the church.
Altar Servers Fundraising for New Albs
The altar servers would like to say a HUGE THANK YOU to the anonymous donor who has donated generously for their new albs. They are delighted and very grateful for this very kind gift. As part of the continuing fundraising exercise, they are holding a raffle for an Easter hamper full of goodies to help make Easter eggstra special. There is also a 100 square available: choose your number (or numbers) and once full the winning number shares the prize pot. Thank you to everyone who has supported the altar servers.
Youth Group Shadow Play
The Youth Group's shadow play of Mary's Way of the Cross has been rescheduled due to a diary date clash with Mother's Day. It will now be on 14th April at 7pm in the church hall. All welcome to share this evening of reflection and prayer with our young people. The youth group will be raising funds for the 'What If' Quarriers charity supporting homeless young people through donations for light refreshments and a raffle.
St Martin’s Lourdes Draw (March 2019)
The following were the winners of the March Draw: Michael Douglas, —no. 38, Brian McGoldrick —no 52Many congratulations!
The Passion Film
Wednesday 10th April 7:00pm in the Hall
Easter Raffle
Tickets are now on sale at the back of the church for our annual Easter Raffle.
New Gift Aid Envelopes – last year we received £4,361.69
New envelopes are now available in the porch. If your name has been omitted or if you pay tax and would like to join Gift Aid see Fr Anthony - forms in the sacristy.
ACTIV (Action of Churches together in Vale)
Walk of Witness Friday April 19th.starting at 11 am Meeting and starting point St. Mungo’s Church  Alexandria.(We will walk to Alexandria CE Center then Mitchell Way proceeding down Bank Street ending at Our Lady and St. Mark’s RC Church). Please join us and bring a friend if you can. You can join the walk at any point along the way. Looking forward to seeing you there.
S.P.U.C Annual Coffee Morning
S.P.U.C. is holding its annual Coffee Moring in St Patrick’s Church Hall on Saturday 27th April 2019 from 10.30am till 12 noon. Donations of baking, plants, gifts etc., for various stalls including tombola will be gratefully accepted and may be handed in from 9.15am on the day or Tel. 07817 522 665. Entrance £2. Children free.
S.C.I.A.F—Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (31st March 2019)
Your donations, prayers and actions make a real lasting difference to families in Uganda. You can learn more about them and how to help by visiting SCIAF’s—
We announce the death of Fr Peter McKelvie, former Parish Priest of our parish, St Martin of ToursFr Peter died on Saturday, 30th March 2019 at Nazareth House, Cardonald. We encourage all parishioners to pray for the repose of his soul and also for God’s consolation on the his family. His body will be received into our church on Sunday 7th April, 7.00pm, and funeral Mass on Monday 8th April at 12noonEternal grant unto her O Lord and let perpetual light shine her. May she rest in peace. Amen.
Please pray for:
All the sick and Housebound of our parish
Recently Dead
Msgr. John Sheridan                       Fr Peter McKelvie                Agnes Hamill
Theresa Putney
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