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Bulletin 25th March 2018

Sunday 25th March: Palm Sunday of the Passion of our Lord (Year B)
Mass: 10.00am & 5.00pm
(Children’s Liturgy 10.00am)
Body Reception (William Graham): 6.30pm
Monday 26th March  
Funeral Mass: 9.30am
Cluster Holy Hour of Reflection. 7.00pm
Tuesday 27th March  
Rosary: 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
Day of Confession: 6.00pm—7.30pm
Wednesday 28th March
Mass 9.30am
Beginning of the Holy Triduum
Thursday 29th March. Thursday of the Lord’s Supper
See Holy Week & Easter Programme
Friday 30th March. Friday of the Passion of the Lord
See Holy Week & Easter Programme
Saturday 31st March. Holy Saturday at the Tomb of Jesus
See Holy Week & Easter Programme
Parish Finance
Last weekend’s income was:
Offertory Collection: £363.00 & 2nd Collection: £230.00. Many thanks to our parishioners for your continuous financial help to SCIAF and many others. Highly appreciated.
Meditations on the Stations of the Cross
Our last evening of meditations takes place on Monday evening. This will be at 6pm to avoid clashing with the cluster Holy Hour, which takes place in St Martin's at 7pm. I'd like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has participated in the meditations. I am grateful to everyone who supported this so enthusiastically. I hope it has been as rewarding for you to participate in as it was for me to prepare, Jennifer.
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Congratulation to our children, the Primary Three Pupils of St Martin’s Primary School who received their First Sacrament of Reconciliation this last Friday, March 23rd. Many thanks to everybody who supported and helped them: their families, their school Head Teacher and teachers, the parish catechists and friends. We continue to remember them in our prayers. 
New Gift Aid Envelopes for 2017/18
Please collect your new Gift Aid Envelopes from the back of the church. I sincerely thank everyone who has signed up for the Gift Aid Scheme, whither using the Envelopes or paying by Direct Debit. Last year we received £2,500 plus (£2.000 from small change donations) from the Inland Revenue.
To join the scheme, you need to be a tax payer then we are allowed to claim back 20% of your contributions from taxman. If you would like to find out more see Fr Anthony.
We announce the death of one of our parishioners, William Graham (Hillfoot Street, Renton) who died on Tuesday 20thMarch 2018. His body will be received into the Church on Sunday, 25th March at 6.30pm and the funeral Mass on Monday, 26th at 9.30am. Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord and let your perpetual light shine on him. May he rest in peace. Amen.
Church Cleaning for Easter
All church cleaners for Easter clean on Wednesday 28th March at 6pm all welcome.
Good Friday (30th March 2018) Walk of Witness
We meet at 11am outside St Mungo's Church and walk to Our Lady & St Mark's Church, with stops along the way at Alexandria Leisure Centre and Mitchell Way. Volunteers take turns carrying the wooden cross before us on our way.
The Flourish (March Edition)
The March edition of The Flourishthe Archdiocesan newspaper is available. Please collect your copy from the back of the church.
Patient's Religious Declaration, which a person when admitted to hospital, or a relative/friend, should give to ward-staff to ensure they can see a Catholic Chaplain. This can also be achieved through a verbal-request to staff. This is necessary due to the way confidentiality rules are applied in most hospitals. Please see notice board or website for further details.
Rosary on the Coast
There are sign up sheets and spiritual preparation sheets in the porch for anyone wishing to participate in this event on 29th April at 3pm. If anyone needs help with transport or can provide their car to help with transport please indicate this on the sign up sheet. The website for further details is  or speak to Jennifer.
Please pray for:
The Sick and the House Bound
Andrew Mullen                                 Walter Mullen                      Freddie Conroy
Gina Stewart                                    Billy McGuire                       Jim O’Donnell                                             Rose Jackson                                    Willy Doogan                      Arthur O’Hare
Ann Marie Kelly                                  Kathleen Rainey                  Stuart Bariskell   
Died recently
William Graham
Andrew O’Malley

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