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St Mirin’s Cathedral

Cathedral House

Cathedral Precincts

Incle St, Paisley


Tel: 0141 889 2404

Deacon Jack Gallagher

Rev Fr  Oliver Freney

Diocesan Email:  stmirinscathedral@rcdop.org.uk

St Mirin’s Bulletin  -  21st Oct 2018
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Rev Fr  Matthew Carlin



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Sunday Masses: Vigil Mass Saturday 5.3opm. Sunday: 8,10,12 noon. Weekday Masses: Monday Friday 10am and 1pm. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday after 10am Mass till 12.45pm, and on Saturday after 10am Mass till 11am. Confessions: Saturday 10.30 - 11am. 5pm - 5.30pm, or on request. The Church is open from 7am - 6pm. You are more than welcome to drop in at any time for private prayer.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10.30am to 12.45pm.
October Devotions: from 5 - 6pm Sunday 27th   Please come and pray with us!

Mission Sunday: World Mission Sunday offers us the opportunity to support missionaries and the Church in proclaiming the Gospel throughout the world, particularly where the Church is young or poor. This year some students were able to travel Zambia with Missio, they were able to witness the love and dedication shown by our priests and religious there, and to see first-hand the projects that are undertaking because of your generosity. Your donations and Prayers make a vital difference. Please give generously to today’s second collection.

Diocesan Day for Parish Readers: There will be a day for parish readers on Saturday 10th November in St Mirin’s Hall from 12-2.30pm. The day is open to everyone who reads at Mass. There will be workshops on public speaking, the readings of the upcoming Liturgical year, practical help for readers and on the spirituality of the proclaiming the Word of God at Mass. All welcome

Concert-Mava McShane: Young singer/songwriter, Maya McShane, will be performing at the St. Mirin’s Chaplaincy Centre, Paisley, on Sunday 28th October beginning at 3pm. Free entry! There will be a raffle with all proceeds going to the Charity ‘Chris’ House’. All welcome!

Charity Night: There will be a “George Michael Party Night” by acclaimed singer Martin Aelred on Saturday 27,h October, 7pm - 11.30pm in St. Minn’s Cathedral hall. All funds will go to the Leuchie Respite Centre. The centre provides help for people affected by neurological conditions like Multiple sclerosis and Motor Neurone Disease and for all their families. Tickets are £10 and BYOB. Please contact Ann Butterfield on 07938166163.

Appeal from Aid to the Church in Need: Michael Willis will be coming to St Mirin’s on 27/28* October to speak at all Masses on behalf Aid to the Church in Need. Information available on the Notice Boards

Diocesan Fund Raising Evening on Saturday 1st December. Entertainment, Three Course meal. Tickets £25 - available in the Sacristy.

Invitation to fake part In a Retreat in Daily Life: Beginning on Tuesday 23rd October at 7pm. This retreat takes place on six Tuesdays through October/ November 2018 offered at St Columba’s Church, Renfrew. The first evening is on Tuesday 23rd October at 7pm. What is It? A space to bring the realities of your everyday life into a retreat experience. An opportunity to be personally accompanied in prayer and reflection once a week and much more.
How does a “Retreat In Daily Life” work? Those making the retreat gather with their accompanier for an opening and closing gathering. At the opening gathering (23rd October) information is given on how the retreat will work and some beginning material is offered. Retreatants meet their accompanier and confirm a suitable time and place to meet over the next four weeks. These weekly meetings will last around 30 minutes and will take place on 30th Oct, 6th Nov, 13th Nov, 20th Nov. The closing service will be held on Tues 27th Nov at 7.00pm. If you are interested in this retreat e- mail Fr John Eagers, StJamesRenfrew@rcdop.org.uk The guides are trained in Spiritual Direction in the Ignation tradition.

FOR THE ATTENTION OF ALL CHURCH VOLUNTEERS WITH PVG CERTIFICATES OR PENDING PVG CERTIFICATES: Volunteers doing or planning to do regulated work with children and vulnerable adults or both, should complete the Safeguarding Training Induction Part 1 (formerly known as Level 1). The next sessions will be held in St. Mirin’s Parish Hall, Paisley on Wednesday 14th November at 7pm or Monday 26th November at 10am. Please contact Sarah Jane at the Diocesan Safeguarding office safeguardingadmin@rcdop.org.uk or 0141 847 6138 to register.

November lists and envelopes are available at the doors of the Church. During the month of November we offer Mass the Souls of the Faithful departed.

Your prayers are requested

for the sick of our community: Tony O'Hagan, Mary-Anne Connely, Adrtiena Hegarty.
For those who have died and their families we pray: Danny Hunter, Bill McQuillan, Martha McCullion, John Thompson, Johanna McGowan, Anne Kilcoyne, Hugh Crossan, Michael Parker, Lorenzo Lazzerini.
We pray for the anniversaries of: John & Sarah Crawford, Cathie Thompson, Maureen Lunney, May O'Donnell, Margaret Donnelly Brown, Mary Doherty.

29th Sunday of the Year
Legacies: When making your Will
have you thought of leaving a legacy
to the parish or diocese?