3rd of Year, “Word of God Sunday ”,  22nd  January 2023

3rd of Year, “Word of God Sunday ”, 22nd January 2023

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

Wednesday: Exposition of Most Blessed Sacrament at 9.10am. Rosary (9.30am)  

Friday: Service of the Word of God and Holy Communion at 9.30am

Confessions: Saturday from 4.30 - 4.45pm and again after Vigil Mass.

TODAY: Special Collection-Retired & Sick Priests of diocese (after Holy Communion)


ILL: Rosemary McInally, Arthur Kennedy, Paul Kearney and for all 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.  

RECENTLY DECEASED: Rosemary Meighan, Derek Samuel Millar, John McGeachie, Michael McGarrity, Eileen Brady,  

ANNIVERSARIES: Robert Moore, Frank Mulholland, Charles Mulholland, Jim Wilkinson, Karen Wilkinson, Norah & Frank Collett, Edward Butler, Sadie McLean, Canon John D Daniel and Canon James M Lillis - grant them eternal rest, Lord.  

PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY: octave concludes on Wednesday, 25th January.

BIG BREAKFAST: on Saturday (28th Jan.) with our Houston Killellan Kirk friends, in their Church Hall, just a little further down Main St from St Fillan’s. Breakfast served from 0900 – 1130am. Donation for continued Mwandi charity projects, on completion. All welcome.

ST FILLAN’S PRIMARY SCHOOL: well done, to all who took part last week, in making St Fillan’s feast day a truly joyful and memorable celebration for everyone present! What magnificent readers, servers and singers too. Thank you to Mrs McKenzie, Mrs McPherson and all the staff. Here are some important dates for the diary:

First Friday Mass, with whole school at 9.30am (3rd February)

Sunday 5th February (11.00am) Commitment Mass (p.4)                                                                             all 2023 First Confession & First Holy Communion candidates.  

Sunday 19th February (11.00am) Commitment Mass for all 2023 Confirmation candidates (p.7)  

NEW ROTA for all those who assist with the distribution of Holy Communion now available in the porch, at main in door. Please collect one today. Thank you for your continued devotion and service of the Lord in the Holy Eucharist, the source and centre of our Christian life together.

CHRISTMAS CRIB COLLECTION (St Margaret’s Society) realised £166.11. Very many thanks.  

WHITE MASS for Catholic healthcare professionals and the intentions of healthcare workers in Scotland will take place on Sunday 12th February 2023 at 11am in St. Mirin’s Cathedral, Paisley celebrated by Bishop John Keenan.  There will be a reception in the diocesan office foyer following the mass.  Please RSVP if attending the Reception and for more details please email: scottishcma@gmail.com 

Safeguarding Training Part 1 (Church Volunteers) Tue 7 March, 7pm, Diocesan Office, Cathedral, Paisley PA1 1HR. More details/booking via Sarah Jane on 0141 847 6138 - safeguardingadmin@rcdop.org.uk                                                                                       AMcF