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CONGRATULATIONS 

To Sr. Angela Grant of the Daughters of St. Paul on the 30th. Anniversary of her Final Profession which was celebrated on Wednesday of last week in the Chapel of the Little Sisters. Sr. Angela’s family home was in Thom Street. We congratulate also Sr. Angela’s family and friends and assure her of our prayers and best wishes for the future.

CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD 

At the 11:00am Mass each Sunday. All boys and girls are welcome to join the procession to the house for their own celebration of the Word of God.

THANK YOU for last week’s Offertory Collection which came to £885.67 and for the Special Collection for the Sick & Retired Priests of the Diocese which came to  £786.53.

PARISH FOODBANK

THANKS to everyone for your continued support of our Parish FOOD BANK through donations of goods and financial donations. 

THE INNOCENTS

 

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

“WARM HANDS OF FRIENDSHIP”

Thanks to everyone who has already volunteered to help with this project. It is not too late to volunteer  if you would like to do so.


Our proposal is to open up the Parish Hall on Sundays from January till the end of March from 12:00noon till 2:00pm So, if you could help, please pass your name to Father Gerry or to one of our SVdP Conference to allow us to plan for this.

SYNOD 2021-2024

The Papal Synod timeline has now been extended, by a year, to 2024. The document for the Continental Stage has now been published and is available on the diocesan website homepage. This will be the focus of the European Assembly in February 2023. Please send any comments to Synod23@rcdop.org.uk.

ALPHA COURSE

St Bernadette’s Meeting Room, Park Drive, Erskine - Wednesday 1st February from 7:00pm—8:30pm. There are three ways of taking part in an Alpha Course: In Person/Online via Zoom/Mixture of both. To register please visit:
www.catholicerskine.website/parishalpha

PARISH STALL 

Is open on Sunday after 11.00am Mass. Calendars and Diaries are still available and the Western Catholic Calendar is now on sale.

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PARISH PRAYERS

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

Pat McCabe, Charlie McEleny, Maureen Hanvey, Billy Paul, 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.

Angela McCole,
Una Beaton,
Agnes Leonard,

Betty Britton,
Caroline McCormick,

Rose McCorkindale,
Alexander McNeil,

George McStay,
Rose Ann McCorkindale.

We remember those whose anniversaries are at this time.

Very Rev. Canon John J. Scanlon
Parish Priest here, 1949-1957, +1964,
Richard & May McLauchlan,
John & Beatrice Doherty,
Margaret McLaughlin, Bill McLaughlin,
Billy, Mary & Rosemary Deegan,
John McGurk, Patrick McGurk
Minnie Holden, Anne Hanley.

YOUNG ADULTS’ PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES

To coincide with the Diocesan Pilgrimage 2023, 30th June  - 7th July. The cost will be a maximum of £500 per person. If you’re aged 18-35 and would like to know more, or to register your interest, please email Fr. Ryan (ryan.black@rcdop.org.uk) or Fr. Joe (joe.mcgill@rcdop.org.uk). Deposits of £100 should be paid before the end of January 2023.

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.

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