22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time , 28th August 2022

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time , 28th August 2022

  • Vigil Mass (Saturday) 5.00pm. 9.30 and 11.00am Mass on Sunday.  
  • Weekdays: Holy Mass: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 9.30am.  
  • Confessions: Sacrament of Penance & Reconciliation at 4.30pm on Saturdays.
  • Rosary: before each weekday Mass (except when a Requiem Mass is scheduled)

NEXT WEEK: Special Collection – Building Fund (St Fillan’s) first Sunday of Month.

ILL: Dolly Cameron, Michael McCabe, Tony Gallacher, Mauro Mancini and for all those who have asked for our prayers in the parish family: those at home and their carers, those in hospital and residential homes, including the staff, and for all suffering in mind and body, especially those alone: Lord, bless them with your grace.                                                                 

 DIED: Ricky Carslaw (Bridge of Weir) Requiem Mass on Monday at 9.30am.   Francis Mullen, Kathleen Chisholm, Fr Raymond Jaconelli (Nunraw)                                           

 ANNIVERSARY: Baby Luke Thomas Grier- grant them eternal rest, Lord.                     

 PRAYER FOR AUGUST: Immaculate Heart of Mary: pray for us.                               

 PRAYER FOR PEACE: today (Sunday) in St Aidan’s, Johnstone from 10am -7pm. The pilgrim statue of St Michael, the Archangel is visiting there for a few days.                      

 FIRST FRIDAY OF SEPTEMBER: all welcome to join with our Primary School at Holy Mass this Friday at 9.30am, thus resuming the time-honoured tradition in Houston of First Friday of the Month School Mass, following a lengthy hiatus caused by Covid regulations. We will ask God’s blessing on St Fillan’s Family in the new school year. Welcome back everyone.                                     

More Servers now required: if able, see Fr Andrew or Sister Mary Frances asap.         

11.00am Mass: good number back last week after Summer Schedule, but more Readers are required for the 1100 Mass, especially. Please consider volunteering your service at this other Masses, as an act of faith and charity.

Invitation to Young Adults (18-30) to a series of talks on the Divine Praises. The next talk on the ‘Holy Spirit’ by Father Jamie McMorrin. on Wednesday 31st August at 7pm in St Mirin’s Cathedral, followed by Benediction and a time to socialise.

SVdP: Annual Financial Statement on Parish Website. Thanks for continued generosity.

WHIST: Ladies’ Group will resume at 12 Warlock Rd, Bridge of Weir, at 2.15pm on Tuesday 6th September. New members / players will be made most welcome.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY:                                                                                                   

  • Vocations Mass - Thursday 15th September (7pm) at St Mirin’s Cathedral. Marking 75 years since the foundation of the Diocese of Paisley by Pope Pius XII in 1947.                       
  • National Pilgrimage to Carfin – at 3pm on Sunday 25th September.                                
  •  Youth to Lourdes Pilgrimage 2023 (29th June - 7th July) details from Fr Andrew.