Sun, December 17, 2017

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1st Reading: Prophet Isaiah 40:1-5.9-11
 Response:    Let us see, O Lord, your mercy and give us your saving help
2nd Reading: St. Peter 3:8-14
 Acclamation:                  Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
                      Prepare a way for the Lord, make his paths straight,
                           and all mankind shall see the salvation of God.
                                        Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
Recently Dead:  Mary (Ray)Cassidy Reception Mon 6pm, Funeral Tue 10am.
Anniversary:  Paddie Forrie,
Birthday Remembrance:  Kathleen Down, John Leese,
Sick: Fr. J. D. O'Connell, Mgr. Peter Smith, Eddie McCafferty, Cornelius Doherty, Gerard Smyth, Cathy Salens
St. Nicholas Care Fund - Please take the care packet home with you. It includes a box for small change as well as information on the organisations who have benefited from the fund.
Christmas Raffle: for tickets see Roma or the holy shop. Donations for raffles welcome.
Advent Parish Retreat will hold on the evening of 21st & 22nd December 2017. Includes: Rosary, Talk, discussions, reconciliation service and individual confession 7pm. All are welcome!
Tea/coffee after 9am Mass today.
Fr. Joe Food Bank: 22 people were helped last week, Thanks to all who contribute. 
Parish Christmas Cards are available at the back please take one, and one for your       neighbours or anyone you know can’t get out.
Please send in the names for Christmas Remembrance as soon as possible.
Day of Confessions - St. Andrew's Cathedral - Tuesday 19th December - 7.45am - 5.45pm
Hymn Books - The hymn books are slowly disappearing, if you have taken any home by mistake, please return them. An anonymous benefactor has donated some new books, if you wish to have a remembrance placed in them at the cost of £5 please hand in the name to the chapel house.   
Nativity Play in St. Roch's Primary on Friday 15th December after 10am Mass.  Refreshments.  All welcome
Journey to Christmas with St. Ignatius - Thursday 14th /21st December 1pm or 6.30pm. Food provided.  St. Aloysius, Rose St. G3 6RE See notice board. 
Christmas Concert - St. Andrew's Cathedral Thurs 14th Dec. 7pm. See notice board
Christmas Jumper Day - Friday 15th Dec. Donate £2 to Mungo Foundation by texting  CHRT17 £2 to 70070 or visit
Birthday Greetings: Grace Divine Mallan, Daisy Uyiosa Igrodaa Cole,
Carpet Bowls: Willie Gilmour & William Halley lost to John McLetchie and Owen O'Malley in the final game.
Papers in the Stall:  Scottish Catholic Observer:  £1 Universe: £1.30 Catholic Times £1.30   Flourish: 70p.  Tablet £3
Meetings:   Legion of Mary: Tues 8pm   A.A: Tue 8pm.   N.A.:  Thurs.7pm.
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