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YEAR OF ST. JOSEPH

 

Our third evening will take place on THURSDAY 5TH AUGUST in St. Mirin’s cathedral at 7.00pm, to pray for our Clergy and Religious commending them to St. Joseph. There will be Exposition, Benediction and Evening Prayer of the Church. Please use Eventbrite link to book your tickets. Alternatively call Angela to book a place on 0141 237 3584
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/diocese-of-paisley-33712912941

R.E. SPECIALIST QUALIFICATION


The University of Glasgow is offering an ATQ in RE this coming academic year (21/22). A grant of  £400 is available in two instalments from the Diocese of Paisley for teachers resident in the diocese who attend monthly diocesan seminars to support the completion of their assignments.

 

This qualification fulfils the requirement for applying to the GTCS for Professional Registration as a specialist Religious Education teacher in the Catholic Secondary school. Details, including teaching dates and cost: ATQRE: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/education/cpd/atqre/ GTCS PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION: https://www.gtcs.org.uk/registration/routes-professional-registration-secondary-teachers.aspx

YEAR OF ST. JOSEPH

PRAYER TO ST. JOSEPH
Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer,
Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
To you God entrusted his only Son;
in you Mary placed her trust;
with you Christ became man.

Blessed Joseph, to us too,
show yourself a father
and guide us in the path of life.
Obtain for us 
grace, mercy and courage,
and defend us from every evil. 
Amen.

HOLY WATER

 

Some of you were asking about Holy Water for your homes, so through the good offices of our parish SVdP Holy Water is available in bottles to take home from the porch of the presbytery (where we previously put the SCIAF Boxes and Palms for distribution). Please fell free to take a bottle home with you.

ANNUAL DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE DAY TO CARFIN

 

Led by Bishop John, will take place on Sunday 29th August 2021. Mass of Anointing of the Sick will be celebrated at 3.00pm followed by the Rosary Procession which will take place at 5.30pm. Catering facilities are available at the shrine.

March for Life UK central London, Saturday 4th September 2021, 10.00am–4.30pm.

 

Overnight coach from St. Mirin’s Cathedral at midnight on Friday 2nd September. Return from London, ETA of midnight. Cost p.p. £30. To book: please use Eventbrite at

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/march-for-life-september-2021-coach-tickets-163611601705

More information  at Home - March for Life UK For all other enquiries please contact Louise at lgrant@spucscotland.org thank you.

MARRIAGE 2021

 

Couples who plan to marry at St. Patrick's before the end of this year are asked to contact Fr. Gerry so that we can organise marriage preparation and completion of the necessary paperwork.

200 CLUB

 

The draws for March and April were made during the week.
March: No. 58 Sophie Slaven
April: No. 46 Anne Duffy.
Congratulations to our winners and thanks to all who support the parish through the 200 Club.

THE INNOCENTS

 

Pregnancy testing and counselling done in confidence, Mondays and Thursdays 7.00-9.00pm. Tel. 743809

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
 

We could do with some more volunteers for pass-keeping and sanitising the Church. If you think you could help then please speak to one of the volunteers at the end of Mass. 

PARISH PRAYERS

We pray for all who are ill or housebound: in particular, we remember:

Maureen Houston, John O’Donnell, Nancy Mew, Jessica Glover, Caroline McNeil,  Joanne King, Teddy O’Neil.

All those who are suffering from the consequences of the current pandemic.

 

We pray for all who have died recently, R.I.P.

John Marr,

Peter Connor,

David Cannon
 

We remember those whose anniversaries are at this time.

Gilbert Griffin.

THANK YOU for the  £646.09 donated in the Offertory Collection last weekend. 

MENTAL HEALTH

 

If you are affected by mental health issues or struggling with alcohol or drug dependency, the Lived Experience Network is here to help. Call Isobel on 01475 728628 or e-mail:
isobel.dempster@yourvoice.org.uk
Facebook @YourVoiceCCF
Twitter @YourVoiceInver

POPE FRANCIS’ INTENTIONS

AUGUST
 

The Church

 

Let us pray for the Church, that She may receive from the Holy Spirit the grace and strength to reform herself in the light of the Gospel.

MENTAL HEALTH

 

If you are affected by mental health issues or struggling with alcohol or drug dependency, the Lived Experience Network is here to help. Call Isobel on 01475 728628 or e-mail:
isobel.dempster@yourvoice.org.uk
Facebook @YourVoiceCCF
Twitter @YourVoiceInver

Protecting your Privacy

The privacy notice contained on our website is that of the Diocese of Paisley, St. Patrick’s is a Catholic parish of the Universal Church in the Diocese of Paisley, which is led by Bishop John Keenan, in communion with our Holy Father Pope Francis, in Greenock.

 

We want you to know that Diocese of Paisley respects the information we hold on you and that we take the security of your information very seriously.

 

New data protection rules, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), come into effect on May 2018. These regulation will give people greater control over how companies and organisations use their personal information.

 

We have updated our Privacy Notice in line with GDPR, which sets out information on how we hold and handle your data. It includes:

 

  • what kind of information we collect

  • how we use it

  • when we may need to share it

 

Many thanks for your understanding. You can read our full Privacy Notice at by clicking here or a hard copy can be requested from the Parish.