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Parish of St Martin of Tours

331 Main Street, Renton.

G82 4PZ

Twenty Fourth Sunday of the Year

(Cycle B)

16th 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 16th September: 24th Sunday of the Year (B)
Mass: 10.00am & 5.00pm
Monday 17th September
Mass: 9.30am
Tuesday 18th September   
Rosary: 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
Wednesday 19th September
Mass 9.30am
Thursday 20th September
Mass: 9.30am
Andrew Kim Tae-Gon & companions (Memorial)
Friday 21st September
Rosary 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
St Matthew. Feast
Saturday 22nd September
Mass 9.30am
 (Vigil Mass of the 25th Sunday of the Year)
Parish Finance
Last weekend’s income was:
Offertory Collection: £410.00 & 2nd Collection: (SPRED) £288.00. Many thanks to all parishioners for your continuous financial help to the parish and to the Archdiocese. Most appreciated.
The Flourish (September Edition)
The September edition of The Flourish, the Archdiocesan newspaper is available. Please collect your copy from the back of the church.
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 then a visit to Loch Lomond Homes and Garden for a meal and browse round after. 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.
October Devotion 2018
Our October devotion begins on Monday 1st October 2018 with the exposition of Blessed Sacrament, rosary and benediction. As part of our devotions this year, apart from the film show (“Power in my hand”, 8th October), there will talks on the rosary during two or three of the evenings within the month. Details later.
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 be taken up on the 13th October in support of the work Fr is doing at Stella Maris Academy.
Mary’s Meals
Mary’s Meals will visit 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! 
Pro-Life Mass
This month’s Pro-Life Mass is on Wednesday, 19th September in Bl. John Duns Scotus, 270 Ballater St, Gorbals G5 0YT. There will be Adoration at 6pm, followed by Rosary at 7pm and Mass at 7.30pm. All welcome. The celebrant will be Fr Paul Denney.
RCAG Youth
LECTIO DIVINA is a quarterly event for S5 – 30 year 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.
SPRED (Special Religious Development)
Thank you for your generous response to the special collection in aid of SPRED’s work in the Archdiocese to support parishioners who have a learning disability to be included in the life our parishes. As much as money, SPRED needs new volunteers to replace those who are retiring after many years of service. If you would like to find out more you are invited to an information evening in the SPRED  Centre, 20 Robroyston Road, G33 1EQ  on Monday, 17th September from 7—9pm. No commitment is expected at this stage. Please call 0141 770 5055 if you’d like to come but the date/venue doesn’t suit and we can arrange something else.
Rachel's Vineyard Weekend Retreat for Spiritual and Emotional Healing after Abortion
This will be held north of Glasgow on Tuesday 9th – Thursday 11th October 2018.  This confidential, supportive retreat is powerful for anyone who has been affected by their own or someone else’s abortion experience. For more information, please call Sr. Andrea on 07816 942824 or email Marene via the enquiry form on the website  
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.
Malawi Project Update – 10th October
Our information update will be held in St Martins Hall on the 10th October 7.30pm. Please bring a friend.
St Martin’s Altar Servers are having a Quiz & Bingo Night on 12th October
St Martin’s RACE NIGHT 20th October – Tickets are now on sale. Sponsor a Race or Name a horse for £3. See Poster at back of church.
Please pray for:
Sick and the House Bound
Kathleen Rainey
Died Recently
John Gallagher                        Nan Carroll
Bruno Dynowski                      Hugh McDonad            Peter Deewey
Please see notice boards for posters on events in the Archdiocese of Glasgow
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