Third Advent Sunday, Gaudete, 11th December 2022

Third Advent Sunday, Gaudete, 11th December 2022

St Fillan’s, Houston.
The Bulletin
Third Advent Sunday (A)
Gaudete 11th December 2022

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

Weekdays: Holy Mass on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday at 9.30am.
Thursday: Requiem Mass for Dolly Cameron at 9.30am
Saturday: Nuptial Mass for Jac Williams & Jennifer Hendry (Wedding) at 1.00pm.

ADVENT RECONCILIATION OPPORTUNITY- ALL DAY CONFESSIONS, three priests being available throughout the day, in St Mirin’s Cathedral, this coming Thursday (15th December) from 8.30am - 7.30pm.

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

CHILDREN’S LITURGY at 11am Mass today (Primary 1 – Primary 7) and continues through each Sunday of Advent.
ILL: Ronnie McIlroy, Rosemary McInally, Michael McCabe, 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: Tony Gallacher, Edward Smith (Liverpool) Anna Quinn (USA) Dolly Cameron and Allan Leitch (Kilmacolm)
ANNIVERSARIES: Aileen Ford, Esther Kerr, Michael Maloney, Canon Tom Nolan, Mgr Peter Murphy, Fr Patrick Burke - grant them eternal rest, Lord.
CHRISTMAS CARDS – now, on sale at stall.
ADVENT CRAFT SALE continues. An excellent display of Christmas craft, created and organised each year by Sister M. Frances, is now open in both porches of church. All proceeds will go to flowers for the altar at Christmas and the continued work of the Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions, overseas.
Christmas Eve (Saturday 24th Dec) Vigil Mass, for infants and recently baptised babies at 3.30pm.
Solemn Mass of Christmas Night (Saturday 24th Dec) at 8.00pm.
Christmas Day: 9.30am and 11.00am.
NEW YEAR’S DAY: Vigil Mass at 5pm on Saturday. New Year’s Day (Sunday) at 11.00am.
Gaudete (Rejoice) Sunday. A much blessed and joy-filled Third Week of Advent to you all. AMcF