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Parish of St Martin of Tours

331 Main Street, Renton.

G82 4PZ

Twenty Third Sunday of the Year

(Cycle B)

9th September 2018

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 9th September: 23rd Sunday of the Year (B)
Mass: 10.00am & 5.00pm
Monday 10th September
Mass: 9.30am
St Gregory the Great—Memorial
Tuesday 11th September   
Rosary: 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
Wednesday 12th September
Mass 9.30am
Thursday 13th September
Mass: 9.30am
Memorial of St John Chrysostom
Friday 14th September
Rosary 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Feast
Saturday 15th September
Mass 9.30am
Our Lady of Sorrows--Memorial
(Vigil Mass of the 24th Sunday of the Year)
Parish Finance
Last weekend’s income was:
Offertory Collection: £474.00 & 2nd Collection: (Building Fund) £282.00. Many thanks to all parishioners for your continuous financial help to the parish and to the Archdiocese. Most appreciated. This weekend’s collection is taken up in support of SPRED [Special Religious Development].
Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) Meeting ~ “highlights”
Altar servers are having a quiz night on 12th October. Parish Race night on 20th October see poster and tickets now on sale. Halloween Party on 27th October. Discussed St Martin of Tours Feast day celebrations on 11th Nov, more inf to follow. Fr Chido is coming to St Martins in October (for short stay)
Forty Hours Devotion 9th - 11th September 2018
The Forty Hours Devotion to the Blessed Sacrament for our parish will begin on this Sunday, 9th September. The Blessed Sacrament will be enthroned at the end of our 10.00am Sunday Mass (9th) until 4.15pm. On Monday 10th and Tues. 11th, the Blessed Sacrament will be enthroned after 9.30am Mass until our Service of Prayer, Reflection, and Adoration at 7pm. The evening services will be presided over by Fr Chido. To help ensure 40hr Adoration ~ Rota forms at the back of the church.
The Flourish (August Edition)
The August edition of The Flourish, the Archdiocesan newspaper is available. Please collect your copy from the back of the church.
Mary’s Meals
Mary’s Meals will visiting our parish on the weekend of 22nd & 23rd of September 2018. They will sell raffle tickets after all the Masses that weekend. Tickets cost £1 each. You can assist by donating any unwanted clothing (including belts/bags/shoes) or household textiles (including curtains/bedding)—BUT NOT DUVETS OR PILLOWS. The van will collect textiles after the Sunday morning Masses only! 
SSVP Older Person’s Outing. Wednesday 10th October 2018
SSVP have planned an outing: - A one hour cruise on board the ASTINA on Loch Lomond followed by a Visit to Loch Lomond Homes and Garden for a meal and browse. Please sign up on the list at the back of the church.
'Power in my Hand': Save the Date 
This is an advanced notice that we have secured a screening of this new, powerful and widely acclaimed film about the Rosary in St Martin's Church Hall on 8th October at 7pm as part of October devotions programme. More details to follow in due course.
Glasgow Catholic Charismatic Renewal
 “For God so loved the world, that whoever believed in Him, shall not perish but have eternal life" (John 3:16). Non-residential weekend retreat of Renewal, Friday 14th September 7-9pm and Saturday 15th September 10:30 - 4pm, in the Immaculate Conception Church Hall, 2049 Maryhill Road, Glasgow G20 0AA. Guest speaker: John Hesketh from the Prince of Peace Community in Liverpool. Teas and coffees will be provided, please bring a packed lunch on the Saturday. For further information contact Teresa on 07800717949 or email: All welcome!
Considering Primary Teaching? 
There will be an information evening for people considering applying for Initial Teacher Education programmes (primary school) in St. Patrick’s Primary School, 10 Perth Street, Glasgow G3 8UQ on Tuesday 18th September 2018 from 6.30-8.00pm.  This event will focus on the application process.  Representatives from the University of Glasgow, the Archdiocesan Primary Head Teachers Association (APHTA), Church and Local Authority Church Representatives will be present to discuss the application process, Teacher Approval, etc. and to explain what support is on offer and answer questions.
SPRED (Special Religious Development)
This Sunday’s special collection is in aid of the work of SPRED with adults and children who have a learning disability. Your prayers are asked for the fruitfulness of SPRED’s ministry. Please take a moment to read the information leaflets [in the porch] and think about whether you could help this work be becoming a friend to someone in SPRED. We need many new volunteers to replace those who are retiring after years of service. There is an information evening in the SPRED Centre 20 Robroyston Road, G83 1EQ on Monday, 17th September from 7—9pm for all who are interested in SPRED. Call 0141 770 5055 if you’d like to come.
Notre Dame High School Mass 
For the attention of all former pupils, staff and friends of Notre Dame High School, Glasgow. You are warmly invited to join our celebrations of this historic year on Tuesday 18 September 2018 at 6.30 p.m. Archbishop Tartaglia will celebrate Mass in school, followed by refreshments and a tour of the building. All are most welcome!
RCAG Youth
LECTIO DIVINA is a quarterly event for S5 – 30year olds during which Archbishop Tartaglia will be leading us in the prayerful reading of the Gospels. Afterwards there will be pizza and Compline. It will take place in Turnbull Hall, G12 8LG, 19:00 – 21:00 on Monday 8th Oct 18, 10th Dec 18, 11th Mar 19, 20th May 19.
Holy Mass for newly Married Couples
Archbishop Tartaglia will celebrate Holy Mass for the newly married couples of the Archdiocese in Saint Andrew’s Cathedral on Sunday 7th October at 3pm. All couples of the Archdiocese married during the past few years are invited.
Please pray for:
Sick and the House Bound
Kathleen Rainey
Died Recently
John Gallagher                          Nan Carroll
John Kilmartin                           Jean Conway
Please see notice boards for posters on events in the Archdiocese of Glasgow
Please note items to be included in bulletin must be received by Friday 9.30am.
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