Bulletin – Divine Mercy Sunday Year C

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

First GA £798.00 NGA £785.00                                      First GA £ NGA: £140.00 NGA £237.72

Monthly Standing Orders: £3,818.00                           Monthly Standing Order £2990.00

Building Fund GA £66.00                                                Monthly Building F GA £37.62

St Anthony’s £228.99                                                         St Anthony’s £51.00


St Conval’s Cemetery Mass: This Sunday the 24th of April at 2pm. All Welcome.


SCIAF Boxes: Please return by Wednesday of this week so that we can forward a cheque to SCIAF.


Divine Mercy Sunday: Today we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday. There will be at St Mary’s Church, Paisley, a Holy Hour at 4 pm. This will be led by Deacon John Morrison. Bishop John will celebrate Holy Mass at 5 p.m. Jesus said to St Faustina “Mankind will not have peace, until it turns with trust to My mercy. I desire that the Feast of Mercy be a refuge and shelter for all souls, and especially for poor sinners. On that day, the very depths of My tender mercy are



Funerals this week:  St Thomas: Susan Welsh, Monday 25th April at 9am (No 10am Mass)

Funerals St Johns: Joan Goldie, Tuesday 26th April. Annie Harley, Friday 29th April. 


Change to Morning Masses in St Thomas: Mass on Monday (9am) and Wednesday 10am.

Change to Morning Masses in St Johns: Mon, Tues( funeral) Thurs, Fri (funeral) Sat.


A Series of Talks on the Divine Praises for Young Adults: The first talk of the series will be on The Holy Trinity by Fr Joe McGill.  This will take place on Wednesday 27th April at 7pm in St. Mirin’s Cathedral and will be followed by Benediction and an opportunity to socialise over drinks.  A list of all other talks can be found on the Diocesan website www.rcdop.org.uk


Pilgrimage to Iona: Pilgrimage to Iona with St Francis Parish, Port Glasgow: Tuesday 27th -Thursday 29th September, staying at The Royal Hotel, Oban, with a day pilgrimage to Iona. See poster for details. Please contact Fr Matthew (stfrancis@rcdop.org.uk/ 01475 700700) if interested.


New Envelopes for those who PAY TAX (Gift Aid). Envelopes are available now to collect from the link corridor between the Sacristy and the Church house. For those who pay their First Collection weekly by envelope, included are 12 x Building Fund and the 9 Diocesan Second Collection envelopes.  Those who pay their First Collection by Standing Order, have envelopes for their Second Collection only (12 x Building Fund/ 9 Diocesan Second Collection envelopes) If you Pay Tax and would like to start a Gift Aid Contribution, you can just speak to Fr Joe/Jonathan about how to set this up. (For every £1 you contribute, the Parish can claim 25p on your donation).


Carfin Day: The Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Carfin, led by Bishop John Keenan, will take place on Sunday 22nd May 2022. Mass of Anointing of the Sick will be celebrated at 3pm followed by the Rosary Procession which will take place at 5:30pm. Catering facilities are available at the shrine.


Marys Meals: During the month of May, the month dedicated to Our Lady, we invite you to join us in prayer for the work of Mary’s Meals. Each day we are reaching more than 2.2 million children with a nutritious meal at school in 20 countries. We ask you to join us in prayers of thanksgiving for 20 years of little acts of love that have made this work possible and in petition for God’s continued blessing, that through His providence it will continue to grow and flourish enabling us to reach more hungry children. Further information and prayer resources including our new resource for children can be found at www.marysmeals.org.uk/prayinmay.


SSVP Collection for Ukraine: All monies from this week’s collection is being donated to the International body of SSVP which is co-ordinating funds for humanitarian aid to Ukraine.


We pray for those who have died recently: Wendy Bramwell, Joan Goldie, Annie Harley, Betty Mc Mahon, Jonathan Smith, Susan Welsh and 5 months mind of James Fleming and for the Anniversaries of James Bisland, Nan Brady, Jim Cassidy, Barbara & John Clyde, Margaret Ellis, Barbara Mc Aleavy, Tony Mc Cann, Maurice Mc Guire, Patrick Mc Kenna, William Mc Master, Fr John Mc Namara O.C.D, John Marshall, Anne Richardson, Cathie Szuster.


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