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Bulletin 12th November 2017

Parish of St Martin of Tours, Renton

331 Main Street


G82 4PZ

Thirty Second Sunday of the Year

(Cycle A)

12th November 2017

Parish Priest: Fr Anthony Ejikeme
Tel: 01389 758880
Hall Bookings 01389 756100
Mass Times:
Saturday Vigil: 5.00pm
Sunday: 10.00am and 5.00pm
After 9.30am Mass on Saturday &
4.30pm - 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 12th November: Thirty-Second Sunday of the Year (A)
Mass: 10am & 5pm
(Children’s Liturgy 10am)
Monday 13th November
Mass: 9.30am
Tuesday 14th November
Rosary: 9.15am
Mass 9.30am
Wednesday 15th November
Mass 9.30am
Thursday 16th November
Mass: 9.30am
Feast of St Margaret of Scotland
Friday 17th November
Rosary: 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
St Elizabeth of Hungary
Saturday 18th November
Mass: 9.30am
(Optional Mem. of St Fergus)
Vigil Mass (33rd Sunday of the Year.) 5.00pm
Parish Finance
Last weekend’s income was:
Offertory Collection: £529.00 & 2nd Collection: £218. 00. Many thanks for your generosity to the parish and clergy. Highly appreciated. Our second collection this weekend in taken in support of Assisted Parishes of the Archdiocese of Glasgow.
Mass for Deceased Clergy
The Archbishop will celebrated the annual Mass for deceased Bishops and Clergy on the Archdiocese of Glasgow in Saint Andrew’s Cathedral at 1.00pm on Friday 17th November 2017. All welcome.  
The Flourish (November Edition)
Our Parish Pilgrimage Photo is in The November edition of The Flourishthe Archdiocesan newspaper which is now available. Please collect your copy from the back of the church.
Parish Panto – Saturday 9th December 7pm
Rehearsals every Sunday 3pm in the Hall. Tickets will be on sale next weekend.
Pope Francis Faith Award – Primary 6&7
Parent /Guardian meeting on 22nd November 7pm in the Hall. This award is designed for children in Primary 6 and 7. Pope Francis says, “Dear young people, do not bury your talents, the gifts that God has given you! Do not be afraid to dream of great things.”.
FFC Meeting (Fabric and Finance Council)
There will a meeting of the FFC on the 21st November 2017 at 7pm in the Chapel House
Award in Catholic Theological Education
The above course has been going on in the Archdiocese for a couple of years now, and has been completed by eight group of students, and these (students) are always commission for the ministry of Catechist. A new group is to be commissioned on Monday 27th November by the Archbishop at 7pm in St Andrew’s Cathedral. One of our parishioners, JENNIFER GORMAN is among those to be commissioned and our parish is therefore invited is a special way to this ceremony. Big CONGGRATULATIONS to JENNIFER. We pray that all works out fine. All welcome.
St Martin’s Lourdes Draw (October 2017)
Winners of the October Draw: Catherine Lamont, no. 90, & Billy Lamont no 93Many congratulations!
SSVP Conference Lunch
The SSVP Conference of St Martin's invites all our older parishioners to a Lunch at Ballagan Garden Centre on Wednesday the 22nd of November at 130 p.m.  If you wish to go please append your name to the list at the back of the Church indicating whether you require transport and choice of meal. Thank You.
Christmas Raffle tickets are now on sale.
FIND – Weekly event for 16-25 Year Olds
BRAND NEW weekly event for young adults. Join us for an evening of food, discussions and short videos on some of life’s big questions. An ideal event for people wanting to learn, meet new people or introduce their friends to the faith in a relaxed and friendly environment. Launch night is the 8th of November. Any questions please get in touch. We hope to see you there! WEDNESDAY EVENINGS: 6.30PM @ Pauline Books, 36 St Enoch Square, G1 4DF. CONTACT US: 0141 226 5898 / 07496 876910
The Nora Docherty Foundation are having an information evening in St Martin’s hall this Wednesday 15th November 7pm.
Scottish Interfaith Week: November 12th –November 19th
“My wish is that the dialogue between us should help to build bridges connecting all people in such a way that everyone can see in the other not an enemy, not a rival, but a brother or sister to be welcomed and embraced” (Pope Francis). The above statement of the Pontiff underscores the importance of good interfaith relations with our brothers and sisters of other faith. During this time may we pray for the unity of Christians as Jesus himself prayed, “…that they be one as we are one” (Jn 17: 11,22,23).
Newman Association
“Developing a New Partnership between Lay and Ordained in the Catholic Church in Scotland”. A talk by Dr Mary Cullen. The Ogilvie Centre, St Aloysius’ Church, Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RE at 7.30pm on Thursday 30th November 2017 all welcome. Non-members: admission £3—includes refreshments.    
AGAP—Archdiocese of Glasgow Arts Project
AGAP Festive Film and Faith will meet at 1pm for the Matinée and al also 7pm on Thursday 6th December at Mungo’s Retreat House, next to Saint Mungo’s Church, Townhead, 52 Parson St., G4 0RX. This month’s Film is the “The Bishop’s Wife”(1947) Cert. U. New members welcome. Totally free! Big screen and speakers. Tea/coffee and chat. To book: and click event. Tel. 0141 552 5527.
Please pray for:
The Sick and the House Bound
Andrew Mullen                         Walter Mullen              Freddie Conroy
Kathleen Rainey                       Billy McGuire                Jim O’Donnell                                         
Rose Jackson                           William Webster           Jack Slorach
Willy Doogan                           Ann Marie Kelly            Ann Mae Hendrick
Died Recently
Msgr James Canon Clancy         Martin MacAskill            Patrick Hughes
William Whitters                       Mrs O. O’Donnell          Joseph George             
May Bradley                            John Reid.                    Bridie Reid
Emily Rowan                           Owen Gallagher            Joseph Mooney
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