2nd Sunday of Easter (A) “ Divine Mercy” 16th April 2023

2nd Sunday of Easter (A) “ Divine Mercy” 16th April 2023

Vigil Mass (Saturday) 5.00pm. Holy Mass at 9.30 & 11.00am on Sunday.
Divine Mercy Sunday: devotions today in St Francis’ Port Glasgow and also
at St Mary’s Paisley, from 2.00pm.

Weekday Mass: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9.30am
Exposition of Most Blessed Sacrament on Thursday 8.30-9.30am
Confessions (Sacrament of Reconciliation & Penance) on Saturdays at
4.30pm, and again immediately after Vigil Mass on request.

Your prayers, please for our parish family: Paul Kearney, David Crewes,
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 and peace.

RECENTLY DIED: Maureen Gillespie (Elderslie) Jim McGarry (Belfast) and
Nancy Marsh.

ANNIVERSARIES: Bruce Breckenridge, Catherine Casey, George Casey,
Canon Patrick Durcan and Fr James Nevin... John Woods, Alicia Bolger,
Margaret Maloney, Mary Docherty, James & Maisie Docherty, Mary Duncan,
Eileen Gleeson, Sophie & Tommy McAnulty, Fr Peter McCahill, Canon Felix
McCarney, Fr Frank Bradley and Canon James Jackson - Grant them
eternal rest, O Lord.

BARRHEAD: Annual Easter Mass at St Conval’s Cemetery, Barrhead, today, will be
celebrated by Bishop Keenan, beginning at 2.00pm.

SVDP BOX COLLECTION today will go to the Syrian Earthquake Appeal.
All donations today will be forwarded to an appeal from our sister SVDP Conference
at St John Bosco’s, Erskine, to support victims of the recent earthquake,
particularly in Aleppo. An Order of Sisters – the Servants of the Lord and the
Blessed Virgin, are helping the refugees of this crisis They have much need for food
and clothing. The situation is reported to be very grave, indeed, and any assistance
will be invaluable in helping these poor people. Thank you for your support.
SCIAF: all WEE BOXES should be returned to the basket at sacristy door, asap.
Sincere thanks to all who gave of their time and skills to prepare the church, the grounds and
the sacred liturgy for the prayerful Holy Week services and a most worthy and joy-filled
celebration of Easter. A much-blessed Divine Mercy Sunday to you all.