Reminder: Pro-Life Mass this Wednesday

July 16, 2017

Please join us in praying for the pro-life cause this Wednesday 19th July evening. Mass will be celebrated by Fr Louis Mendy.

The programme for the evening is: Eucharistic adoration 6-7 pm, Rosary 7 pm, Mass 7:30 pm. Followed by refreshments. Join us for as little or as much of the evening as you can.

Venue: Blessed John Duns Scotus RC Church, 270 Ballater Street, Gorbals, Glasgow, G5 0YT


Congratulations to Newly Ordained Priests

July 6, 2017

Congratulations to Fr Bernard Mourinan, Fr John-Paul McShane, Fr Jim Dean and Fr Jonathon Whitworth, who have all been ordained to the priesthood in the last week, in the Dioceses of Motherwell, Glasgow and Paisley. There has been much celebration and joy. Around the feast of St Peter and St Paul (29th June) is a time of year when it is popular for priests to be ordained. Many priests are also celebrating the anniversary of their ordination around this time. We congratulate them all, keep them in our prayers and thank them for their service to the Church.

Below: a picture from Fr Ben’s ordination, which we were privileged to attend


Campaign Launch for St John Ogilvie Statue at Glasgow Cross

June 26, 2017

The Knights of St Columba are leading a campaign to have a statue of St John Ogilvie at Glasgow Cross, which was the site of his martyrdom in 1615. The campaign officially launches on Sunday July 23rd at St Andrew’s Cathedral cloister at 3pm and it would be great if you could come along to show your support.

There will be a public rosary in honour of Saint John Ogilvie and a scene from the acclaimed play “The Martyrdom of St John Ogilivie” a work by Stephen Callaghan.

It promises to be a great day for a great Scottish saint!

The video below explains why a statue of St John Ogilvie at Glasgow Cross is important:


REBOOT! Live! 27th July at 7 pm. Bute Hall, University of Glasgow

June 24, 2017

There is a great event coming up next month, called Reboot! Live! that we are really looking forward to. Chris Stefanick is a world renowned speaker who is coming to Glasgow especially for this event! A great opportunity for all ages, those of strong faith and of no faith for an evening to be inspired…. here’s more information from the organisers:

Centred on the heart of the Gospel, REBOOT! Live! reminds people of the love of God for them, and of their great purpose in life; and, shows them how to live the Gospel in everyday ways, in their everyday lives.

CHRIS STEFANICK is an internationally acclaimed author and speaker. He has devoted his life to inspiring people to live a bold, contagious faith. Archbishop Charles. J. Chaput, OFM, called Chris, “one of the most engaging defenders of the Christian faith on the scene today.”

Check out some of his videos on YouTube by searching: “Chris Stefanick”. One of our favourites is “You’re Kind of A Big Deal”! Or go to his website: www.reallifecatholic.com

The aim of this event is to “Reboot” one’s faith… therefore, why not bring along those friends or family members that are far from the Church? This event could be the catalyst for their return! 🙂

TICKET INFORMATION

Tickets are priced at £10 for the waged or £8 for concessions (proof of concession to be presented at the event).

If you wish to purchase tickets electronically then the tickets will cost £11.21/£9.08 due to the website’s transaction fee. If you purchase tickets online then you must bring a print out of your confirmation email with you to the event – this will be your ticket. www.RebootLiveScotland.eventbrite.co.uk

If you wish to buy a printed ticket for £10/£8 then you will be able to do so from your parish representative during the month of June. Alternatively, you can purchase them from the RE Office at the Archdiocese of Glasgow Curial Offices: 0141 226 5898 / www.rercglasgow.org

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact: rebootlivescotland@gmail.com


Reminder: Pro-Life Mass this Wednesday

June 20, 2017

Please join us in praying for the pro-life cause this Wednesday 21st June evening. Mass will be celebrated by Fr Noel Burke.

The programme for the evening is: Eucharistic adoration 6-7 pm, Rosary 7 pm, Mass 7:30 pm. Followed by refreshments. Join us for as little or as much of the evening as you can.

Venue: Blessed John Duns Scotus RC Church, 270 Ballater Street, Gorbals, Glasgow, G5 0YT


Highlights of St Margaret’s Pilgrimage, Dunfermline

June 16, 2017

We had a great day on the St Margaret’s Pilgrimage 2017 in Dunfermline. Here’s a video of the event, which does feature Sr Andrea! Next year’s pilgrimage will take place on Sunday 10 June 2018. See you then! St Margaret of Scotland, pray for us.


Reminder: Pilgrimage to Dunfermline next Sunday

June 4, 2017

This years National Pilgrimage to Dunfermline, in honour of St Margaret of Scotland, is on Sunday 11th June 2017.

We are leaving from Glasgow at 10 am. If anybody wants a lift from Glasgow to Dunfermline, please phone or email as soon as possible 0141 433 2680  gospeloflifesisters@googlemail.com

The programme for the day is:

10 am: Pilgrims arrive and there will be regular guided tours of sites associated with St Margaret. Covered area in Pittencrief Park available for lunch.

2 pm: Procession led by Archbishop Cushley with the relic of St Margaret, leaves Pittencrief Park to walk through the streets of Dunfermline to St Margaret’s Memorial Church

3 pm: Holy Mass at St Margaret’s Memorial Church, followed by blessings with St Margaret’s relic

“This will be a real family event to which everybody in Scotland – not just Catholics – are invited given that St Margaret is an inspirational figure for all Scots as well as a heavenly protectress of the people of our land,” said Fr Chris Heenan, Parish Priest of St Margaret’s Memorial Church.

The roots of the summer pilgrimage dates back to June 1250 when the relics of Saint Margaret were translated to a new shrine in Dunfermline Abbey following her canonisation that year by Pope Innocent IV. An annual summer pilgrimage to Dunfermline soon emerged becoming a celebrated fixture within Scottish national life until the late 16th century. It was then re-established in 1899 and continued again until 1974. The pilgrimage was revived in 2015, after an absence 41 years.

http://stmargaretsdunfermline.co.uk/events/st-margarets-national-pilgrimage-2017/