1st Sunday of Lent (B) 18th February 2024

1st Sunday of Lent (B) 18th February 2024

Vigil Mass (Saturday) 5.00pm. Holy Mass at 9.30 & 11.00am on Sunday.

Weekday Mass: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9.30am.

Confessions (Sacrament of Reconciliation & Penance) on Saturdays at 4.30pm.

Exposition and Adoration  of the Blessed Sacrament – Thursday 8.30 – 9.30am.

Stations of the Cross – Friday at 9.10am

Rosary (Tuesday & Wednesday) at 9.10am. 

Your prayers, please for our parish family: Maisie Reed, Eileen Reynolds,    Paul Kearney - their carers, those in hospital and our residential homes and for all suffering in mind and body today: Lord, bless them with your grace and peace.

RECENTLY DIED:  Zan (Susan) Brett.

ANNIVERSARIES: Margaret McGonigal, Joseph McFadden, John and Patrick McAnulty - grant them eternal rest Lord. 

RESTORATION FUND: thank you to all those who have donated over £3,200 this week towards the costs of the rebuilding St Fillan’s.

QR CODE – has been produced and is now available on the St Fillan’s Website or at the entrance doors of the church. for those who wish to make an electronic donation to our rebuild fund - St Fillan’s Restoration.  Simply scan QR code found via this link. 

Fundraiser Fashion Clothing Sale for our Building-Works’ Fund will take place on Sunday 3rd March at 2pm at St Conval’s Hall in Linwood. It surely will be- an enjoyable afternoon. Suitable prizes for Raffle are required.  More information, regarding tickets, etc from Margaret Winters, Fiona Catto or Kathleen A Oliver – contacts and further details on posters in porch of church. 

IMPORTANT MEETING: regarding the Rebuild will take place in the Carrick Centre on Tuesday 5th March at 7pm.  Please save the date and endeavour to attend. 

THANK YOU: our special collection for SPRED last week raised£897. Well done! 

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER: Friday 1st March at 2.30pm in St Fillan’s. 

ACROSS LOURDES: helpers and medics required for Lourdes Pilgrimage from Scotland  (25th April- 4th May 2024) Contact details:  02035421800or pilgrimages@across.org.uk

SCIAF envelopes – including the Lenten ‘Wee Boxes” available at door.  

Much is happening at the moment regarding the Rebuild and Restoration. Volunteers for leading the Fundraising and Communications are required.  Think about how you can assist? Be ready to volunteer.  Thanks to those who have already done so. May our Lenten journey together through prayer, self-giving and penance bear much fruit.                                                                       AMcF