E bulletin – 31st Sunday Year B

St John the Evangelist: Collections:                                St Thomas the Apostle: Collections

First GA £318.60 NGA £290.79                                         First GA £50.00 NGA: £117.67

Monthly Standing Orders: £3,818.00                              Monthly Standing Orders: £ 2,990.00

Monthly Building Fund GA £25.00                                   Monthly Building F GA £55.00

St Anthony’s Box: £40.84                                                   St Anthon’s Box £24.62

Missio Scotland £406.22                                                    Missio Scotland £344.00


Second Collection next weekend: Monthly Building Fund


Solemnity of All Saints Mon 1st Nov: Masses at 10am in both Parishes and 7pm only in St Johns.


Feast of All Souls Tues 2nd Nov St Johns: 9am, 10am (Funeral of Elizabeth Sim) and 7pm.

No Mass in St Thomas.


November Month of the Holy Souls: Mass each day in November is offered for the Holy Souls in Purgatory, assured of Heaven but judged at the moment of death in need of purification for sins committed and to make adequate reparation for them. Catechism no 1054 “Those who die in God’s grace and friendship imperfectly purified, although they are assured of their eternal salvation, undergo a purification after death, so as to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the joy of God”

You can uplift November Lists and return with offering for Holy Masses as soon as possible.


Annual Mass at St. Convals Cemetery: Bishop John will celebrate Mass to pray for the souls of family members laid to rest in St Convals on Sun 14th November at 2pm.Later date due to Cop26.


Aid To The Church In Need Petition: We call on the UK Government and the United Nations to take more effective steps to address the double jeopardy faced by women and girls from religious minorities in certain countries suffering sexual violence and persecution, please follow the link: Aid to the Church in Need | #REDWEDNESDAY PETITION (acnuk.org)


Evening of Reflection: An Evening of Reflection before the Blessed Sacrament in St John’s in honour of the Holy Souls in Purgatory commencing with Mass, Exposition, Rosary, Way of the Cross and Private Prayer before the Blessed Sacrament on Friday, 5 November 7pm – 10.pm.


Men on a mission: Learning from St. Joseph (Thursday 11th November) In St. Mirin’s Cathedral hall, learn from the example of his life and be inspired to fulfil our mission as Catholic men, whether single/married, fathers/spiritual fathers, sons, brothers or husbands. Find, encouragement and refreshment by socialising over a drink! To register please sign up at  https://rcdop.org.uk/learning-from-st-joseph. (7pm-9pm)


St Johns: Readers & Extra-Ordinary Ministers of the Eucharist: New Rota in Sacristy to view


200 Club St Thomas October: Winner Lynn Murdoch No 133 £60.  2nd John Stevenson No 73 £30.


Children’s Liturgy St Thomas: Volunteers needed. (PVG required). Please see Fr Jonathan.


We pray for those who have died recently:  Joan Dorrian, Peter Keenan, James O’Donnell, Elizabeth Sim, Marie Scott, Florence Stewart, Michael Reilly, and 1st Months mind of Margaret D’Arcy, and for the Anniversaries of Canon Luke Brady, Francis Carlton, Joe Collins, Jim Connolly, Bill Forbes, Joe Foy, Anna Nana Docherty, Eric Hickey, Theresa & Willie Irwin, Peggy Martin, Edward & Helen Monaghan, Annie & John Mc Gowan, Noreen Mc Gowan, Ian Pennie, Martha Sproul, Charlie Taylor.




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