The Epiphany of the Lord ,  8th January 2023

The Epiphany of the Lord , 8th January 2023

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

Weekdays: Holy Mass this week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday at 9.30am.

Monday: Feast of the Baptism of the Lord – Mass at 9.30am

Friday: St Mungo(Kentigern) additional Mass in St Benedict’s High School at 12.20.

Confessions: Sacrament of Penance & Reconciliation this week on Friday between 7.00 – 7.30pm and again on Saturday at from 4.00pm - 4.45 and after Vigil Mass.

TODAY – Special Collection after Holy Communion:

“The Gospel invites us to respond to the God of love who saves us, to see God in others and to go forth from ourselves to seek the good of others” Pope Francis

TODAY, WE PRAY FOR (those names listed after ** are those who have been publicly prayed for in St Fillan’s over the Christmas period, when no printed Bulletin was published.)

ILL: Rosemary McInally, Dorothy McColl, 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: Liz Kelly, Phyllis Crawford (Inveraray), James Feeley (Galway) Brian Ferguson. ** Mary Byrne, Maureen Crawford, Patricia Marner, Maisie Hamilton, Pat Power and His Holiness The Pope (Emeritus) Benedict XVI.

ANNIVERSARIES: Cathie Gallacher, Peter McAnulty, Sophia Crawford, Monsignor Francis Magauran DD, Fr Hugh Heslin, Fr Joseph Logue, Fr Thomas Finbarr Ryan               ** Ian, Christopher & Anna McLellan, James Murtagh, Charles Quigg, Margaret McCann, Patrick McGonigal,     John & Kathy McGonigal, James Casey, Alex McLean, Charlotte Mclean, Hugh McLean, Margaret McCann, Archie & Daisie McGonigal, Frances & Andrew Wilson, Margaret Canning and Canon John T Earley - grant them eternal rest, Lord.  

Safeguarding Training Part 1 (Church Volunteers) Tue 17 January, 7pm, Diocesan Offices, Paisley PA1 1HR. More details/booking via Sarah Jane on 0141 847 6138-  

CHURCH ART CALENDARS 2023: selection on sale at stall. Priced only 99p.

ADVENT CRAFT SALE that excellent display, all created and organised each year by Sister M. Frances and helpers raised £599.03 for Christmas flowers, decoration of the altar and the continued work of the Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions, overseas. Many thanks to all – a great achievement.

CHRISTMAS THANK YOU - to all who gave of their time and helped prepare the church, mostly in the background and unseen. So many people were touched by the beauty and care of St Fillan’s. over these past few weeks. May I personally thank all of you for your kind good wishes and thoughtful Christmas gifts. Much appreciated. A Blessed Epiphany and grace-filled 2023 to you all.     AMcF