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Bulletin 19th November 2017

Parish of St Martin of Tours, Renton

331 Main Street


G82 4PZ

Thirty Third Sunday of the Year

(Cycle A)

19th 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 19th November: Thirty-Third Sunday of the Year (A)
Mass: 10am & 5pm
(Children’s Liturgy 10am)
Monday 20th November
Mass: 9.30am
Tuesday 21st November
Rosary: 9.15am
Mass 9.30am
Mem. of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Wednesday 22nd November
Mass 9.30am
Memorial of St Cecilia
Thursday 23rd November
Mass: 9.30am
Friday 24th November
Mass: 9.30am
Mem. of St Andrew Dung Lac and Companions
Saturday 25th November
Mass: 9.30am
Vigil Mass (34th Sunday of the Year) 5.00pm
Parish Finance
Last weekend’s income was:
Offertory Collection: £412.00 & 2nd Collection: £227. 00. Many thanks for your generosity to the parish and clergy. Highly appreciated.
FFC Meeting (Fabric and Finance Council)
There will a meeting of the FFC this Tuesday the 21st November 2017 at 7pm in the Chapel House.
PPC Meeting  (Parish Pastoral Council)
The last quarter and end of year PPC meeting comes on the 11th December 2017 in the Chapel House at 7pm. All welcome.
Parish Panto – Saturday 9th December 7pm
Rehearsals every Sunday – this week 2pm – 4pm in the Hall.
Tickets are now on sale at the back of the church.
Christmas Carols 18th December 1.30pm
The Head Teacher, Staff and Pupils of St Martin’s Primary School invite all our parishioners to their Christmas Carol Service on 18th December 2017 at 1.30pm in the Parish Church. Please come and support our children.
Pope Francis Faith Award Meeting – Primary 6
Parent /Guardian meeting this Monday 20th November at 6.30pm in the Hall. This award is designed for children in Primary 6. 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.”.
The Flourish (November Edition)
The November edition of The Flourishthe Archdiocesan newspaper is available. Please collect your copy from the back of the church.
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 CONGRATULATIONS to JENNIFER. We pray that all works out fine. All welcome.
SSVP Conference Lunch
The SSVP Conference of St Martin's older parishioners Lunch at Ballagan Garden Centre on Wednesday the 22nd of November at 1.30 p.m.
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
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.
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.    
20-40 Network December Event
Are you aged 20-40 and would you like to meet and socialise with other young Catholics? Why not join us for our next event a trip to explore the Edinburgh Christmas market? We’re going at 3pm on Saturday 16th December and would love it if you could join us. Everyone who comes to our events is coming on their own, into the unknown but we all will be and we promise you’ll be made more than welcome. Email to register for a ticket or join our mailing list to find out about future events if you can’t make this one. We’re also on Facebook at
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
Arthur O’Hare                          Gina Stewart
Died Recently
Martin MacAskill                      Patrick Hughes             William Whitters
Msgr James Canon Clancy        Mrs O. O’Donnell          Joseph George             
John Anderson                         Jimmy McAteer             Sean McAteer
Josephine McCallion                 Owen Gallagher           Joseph Mooney
Dennis O’Hare
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