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Parish of St Martin of Tours

331 Main Street, Renton.

G82 4PZ

Twenty Eighth Sunday of the Year

(Cycle B)

14th October 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 14th October. 28th Sunday of the Year (B)
Mass: 10.00am & 5.00pm
Children’s Liturgy: 10.00am
Children’s Rosary: after 10.00am Mass
Monday 15th October
Mass: 9.30am
Memorial of St Teresa of Jesus
October Devotion: 7.00pm. Rosary & Benediction
Tuesday 16th October    
Rosary: 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
Wednesday 17th October  
Mass 9.30am
October Devotion: Talk. 7.00pm. Rosary & Benediction.
Thursday 18th October
Mass: 9.30am
Friday 19th October
Rosary 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
Saturday 20th October
Mass 9.30am
 (Vigil Mass of the 29th Sunday of the Year)
Parish Finance
Last weekend’s income was:
Offertory Collection: £425.00 & 2nd Collection (Building Fund): £226.00. Many thanks to all parishioners for your continuous financial help to the parish and to the Archdiocese. Most appreciated. Our second collection this week (13thOctober) is taken in support of Stella Maris Academy, Minna, Nigeria—Fr Chido’s school.
Sacrament of Confirmation February 2019
The Confirmation of the P7 schoolchildren (of  St Martin’s Primary School, Renton, St Mary’s Primary School, Alexandria and St Ronan’s Primary School, Bonhill) scheduled to take place at Our Lady and St Mark’s Alexandria, has now be rescheduled to take place at St Martin of Tours Parish, Renton on 19th February 2019. We sincerely thank the Archdiocese for this kind and wonderful gesture and look forward to welcoming the Archbishop Most Rev Philip Tartaglia back to our parish.
We welcome Fr Chido to our parish
We are happy to welcome Fr Chido back to our parish, St Martin. He will stay with us from the 1st – 21st October and then fly back to Nigeria. He brings with him good wishes and letter(s) of appreciation from the pupils, students and staff of Stella Maris Academy, Minna, Nigeria. As has been our tradition, a second collection will taken up on the 13th October in support of the work Fr is doing at Stella Maris Academy.
October Devotion 2018
Our October devotion continues this week on Monday: Rosary and Benediction at 7.00pm.
The Flourish (October Edition)
The October edition of The Flourish, the Archdiocesan newspaper is available. Please collect your copy from the back of the church.
St Martin's Youth Group Youth Mass
This Sunday (14th October) at 5pm Mass our Youth Group have organised a Youth Mass in St Martin's. This means they will participate fully in as many aspects of the Mass as they can; reading, collections, offertory, etc. They have also chosen music for the Mass and will lead the singing. Afterwards there will be pizza in the hall for all the youth of the parish to join together whether they are in the youth group or not. This will conclude at 6.30 after which time the youth group will have their usual meeting until 8pm. You are all very welcome to join us as this will be the normal Sunday Mass and a joyful celebration but we would like to extend an extra warm welcome to as many of our young people as possible to come along. We hope to see you there.
Mass of Remembrance (Month of Holy Souls)
--will be offered for all deceased parishioners of the past year on Friday 2nd November 2018 at 7pm. November list is now available in the porch. This is to be returned to Church (sacristy) or chapel house. The families and all parishioners are invited to the Hall for a light refreshment after the Mass.
World Mission Sunday
Next weekend, at His Holiness Pope Francis’ invitation, Catholics in parishes all over the world will be asked to contribute to a special collection for the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS)—his official charity for overseas mission—during World Mission Sunday. This year. Missio Scotland—the Scottish branch of the PMS—is following the Holy Father’s lead and focusing on young Catholics and exploring how we can support them here in our schools and parishes, so that they are able to live out their mission and support their brothers and sisters in faith throughout the world.  By supporting the Church today, you will ensure that it continues to grow in the future, so please give generously.
Knights of St Columba
The Knights of St Columba are opening their Centenary Celebrations with a Mass at Holy Redeemer, Southbank St. Clydebank on Sunday 21st October at 12noon. Principal Celebrant will be the Most Rev. Malcolm McMahon. Archbishop of Liverpool. All welcome.
5th National Divine Mercy Conference
Saturday 20 October 2018 from 9am – 6 pm at St Augustine’s Church, 12 Dundyvan Road, Langloan, Coatbridge, ML5 1DQ.  This will be hosted by the Friends of Divine Mercy Scotland. The special guest speaker is Dana, together with Fr Piotr Prusakiewicz and Anthony Gielty. You can attend the whole day or part of the day. There will be a Holy Hour followed by Holy Mass celebrated by Bishop John Keenan. To register visit  WWW.GLASGOW.AC.UK/CATHOLICCHAPLAINCY/DIVINEMERCY or Email: Tel: Helen Border 01505 336269 for an application form. Fee £5.
Please pray for:
Sick and the House Bound
Kathleen Rainey
Died Recently
Catherine McCann
Month’s Mind
Chic Reid
Willy Hughes                                      John & Bridie Reid             Lex O’Malley
Mary McGinley                                    James O’Hare
October Devotions Table
Monday 15th
Rosary and Benediction  
Wednesday 17th
Talk: The History of the Rosary, Rosary and Benediction
Monday 22nd
Talk: The Mysteries of the Rosary, Rosary and Benediction
Wednesday 24th
Rosary and Benediction
Monday 29th
Rosary and Benediction
Wednesday 31st
Talk: Apparitions of Our Lady related to the Rosary, Rosary and Benediction
Race night and Disco with light supper…Tickets £5 are on sale at the back of the church.
Entertainment and supper. Tickets now on sale at the back of the church.
Please see notice boards for posters on events in the Archdiocese of Glasgow
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