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CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD at 11:00am Mass.

We invite all the boys and girls of Primary School age to join us on Sunday for this celebration of God’s Word.

CONGRATULATIONS

To everyone at Notre Dame High School on the 50th. Anniversary of the School which we celebrated on Thursday evening with a beautiful Mass  here at St. Patrick’s. We give thanks to God for the great work done by the school for our young people and their families and for our parish communities over these 50 years and we look forward to the next chapter in the very distinguished history of our local high school.

WORLD YOUTH DAY LISBON 2023
Information Evening, Diocesan Offices (beside St. Mirin’s Cathedral), Paisley, at 7.00pm on Thursday 6th October. No commitment necessary. The cost will be £799 and provisional dates for travel are 30th July – 8th August 2023. To travel you must be 18 (as of 29th July 2023) through to 35 from across the Diocese. For more information please contact Fr. John Morrison e-mail:vocations@rcdop.org.uk tel.: 0141 889 5056. 

PARISH FOODBANK

Run by our SVDP, is accepting donations of groceries and foodstuff. As before lockdown, please leave your donations at the collection point at the back of the Church. 

THE INNOCENTS

 

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

PARISH PRAYERS

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

 Billy Paul, Gerard Gillan, 
Sebastian Kesson, Ross Moran, 
Emma Sinclair, Maureen Houston, 
John O’Donnell, Anne Kane, 
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 Farren,
Robert Houston,
Linda McAlees,
Betty Nugent

We remember those whose anniversaries are at this time.

Annie McGurk & William McGurk,
John Fisher,
Margaret McKenna.

POPE FRANCIS’ PRAYER INTENTIONS

OCTOBER
 

For a Church open to everyone
 

We pray for the Church; ever faithful to, and courageous in preaching the Gospel, may the Church be a community of solidarity, fraternity and welcome, always living in an atmosphere of synodality.

200 CLUB begins a new year, 22-23. Marie will be in the Hall after 1.00am to collect annual dues. We have some spaces in the 200 Club so new members will be most welcome.

PARISH STALL

 

Is open in the Hall after 11.00am Mass. We have a selection of cards and gifts for various occasions.   

SETTING OUT ON THE ROAD 
 

This course leads to the award of the Catholic Teacher's Certificate (CTC) to teach Religious Education in Catholic schools. Led by the St. Andrew's Foundation for Catholic Teacher Education at Glasgow University, Setting Out on the Road is for qualified teachers who have not yet obtained their CTC. If you have applied to Glasgow University for this course, the cost is  fully refunded by the diocese on completion of the course and by attending Bishop John’s Monthly support seminars. For seminar dates please contact Marianne Boland by e-mailing curia@rcdop.org.uk  
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PUBLIC LECTURE – CATHOLIC TEACHER EDUCATION, GLASGOW UNIVERSITY

Monday 3rd. October 2022, in Lecture Theatre 214, St. Andrew’s Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon Street, G3 6NH.  John Sullivan of Liverpool Hope University on the nature of credible communication of their faith by Christians in our current context. Refreshments at 4.15pm, Seminar begins at 5.00pm.  To register, please visit 
www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/public-lecture-and-book-launch-credible-christian-communication-today-tickets-415415267247
 

THANK YOU for last week’s Offertory Collection which came to £897.76. 

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.

FIRST FRIDAYS FOR LIFE

The Inaugural First Fridays for Life Mass will be offered by Bishop John on Friday 7th October, at 7.00pm in St. Mirin's Cathedral.  
Bishop John invites you to fast and pray on the First Friday of each month to protect the unborn child and the flourishing of the Pro-Life movement so that our society will build an authentic culture of life. Join your priests throughout the diocese over the next 9 months for a Novena of Masses on the First Fridays as we pray for life!