Reminder: Pro-Life Mass This Wednesday

July 15, 2018

Please join us in praying for the pro-life cause this Wednesday 18th July evening. Mass will be celebrated by Canon Gerald Sharkey.

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

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Reminder: Pro-Life Mass This Wednesday

June 16, 2018

Please join us in praying for the pro-life cause this Wednesday 20th June evening. Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Toal.

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


Pro-Life Chain in Uddingston

June 9, 2018

On Saturday, 16th June, St John the Baptist (Uddingston) pro-life group are having their annual prayer witness chain. 

Time: 11am – 1pm.

They would like to invite you all to join them, here are more details:

Father Towey will celebrate Mass at the later time of 10am that day.

There will be a short briefing in the hall, after which we will gather at Uddingston Cross for 11am. 
The purpose of the chain is not only to pray but also to show the community that the fight for the rights of the unborn child continues. 
In light of the recent events in Ireland we are particularly keen to have a BIG turn out this year. 
PLEASE PLEASE make the effort to join us to shed the light of hope in the darkness of our world. 


Celebrate Scotland Weekend

June 7, 2018

The weekend 8th-9th September, there will be a Celebrate event in Glasgow.

Celebrate is a Catholic Charismatic movement which hosts events for the family, aiming to inspire and strengthen faith.

The programme includes:

  • Inspired teaching from great speakers
  • Creative liturgy and Celebration of the Holy Mass
  • Excellent Children’s & Youth Ministry, led by experienced leaders
  • Time and space to encounter Christ’s healing touch in Adoration, Reconciliation and Prayer Ministry

For more details and to book a place, see the Celebrate website


St Margaret’s National Pilgrimage

May 26, 2018

The 4th St. Margaret’s National Pilgrimage will take place on Sunday 3rd June 2018.

Visit sites from 11am, procession starts at 2:15 pm (gather at 1:45), concluding with Mass at 3pm St Margaret’s Memorial Church.

Religious and historical sites within Dunfermline will be available to visit from 11am, (with the exception of Dunfermline Abbey, due to a religious service at 11am.) although the Abbey grounds will be open, access to the Abbey will be unavailable until after conclusion of the service. Stewards will be in attendance at St Margaret’s Shrine situated on the east side of the Abbey from 11am, to provide information and directions to pilgrims. Stewards will also be in attendance outside St. Margaret’s Cave from 11am. Guides will be located within Pittencrieff Park, at the Louise Carnegie Gates, (main gates at Bridge Street access), to provide tours for pilgrims commencing at 11am and then every 30 minutes thereafter.

PILGRIMAGE PROCESSION

Pilgrims taking part in the procession should arrive to form up at the Louise Carnegie Gates, (main gates), Bridge Street, Dunfermline from 1.45pm. The procession will commence at 2.15pm prompt, led by His Grace Archbishop Cushley, and will process through Dunfermline town centre to St Margaret’s Memorial Church for a celebration Mass. Stewards will be in attendance to form the procession order. Please be guided by the stewards in forming and undertaking the procession. Officers from Police Scotland, Fife Division, will undertake traffic management.


Pray for Ireland Tomorrow

May 24, 2018

The people of Ireland will take part in a referendum on Friday 25th May regarding amending the constitution to allow abortion. Please pray for Ireland and for a successful ‘no’ vote and that their unborn children continue to be safe in their mothers’ wombs.

There are some parishes holding prayer vigils tomorrow, for the cause of life. Please attend one if you can:

  1. St Joseph’s, Clarkston: Holy Hour of Adoration on Friday 25th May from 8:30 am concluding with Holy Mass at 9:30 am.
  2. St Cadoc’s, Newton Mearns: start with Holy Mass at 9.30 am, continue with the Rosary and Eucharistic adoration and finish with the Angelus at 12noon.


Youth 2000 Scotland Retreat: Stronghold

May 21, 2018

Youth 2000 is having a retreat at the beautiful Craig Lodge in Dalmally, from 1st-3rd June. This is a retreat for any young people aged 16-35 years. A chance to deepen your faith and meet lots of other young Catholics! As well as spend time in the beautiful Highlands. We’ll be going, to give a talk. Hope to see you there. See the Youth 2000 website for further details.