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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

Email:  stmirinscathedral@rcdop.org.uk

St Mirin’s Bulletin  -  20th May 2018
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Rev Fr  Matthew Carlin



May Devotions: Sunday 5pm. Please come along to spend some time before the Blessed Sacrament. To say the Rosary together. On Sunday the 20th May we will expose the Blessed Sacrament at 4pm. The St. Vincent de Paul society will lead us in the Rosary. At 5pm we will have evening Prayer of the Church and Benediction.

St Andrew's Academy Uganda Project - Coffee Morning and Family Quiz Night 27/05/18
To complete his fundraising, Matthew O'Neill is hosting two events on Sunday in St Mirin's Church Hall on 27/05/18
   A coffee morning after both 10am and 12pm Masses.
   A Family Quiz Night at 7pm. Tickets £5 (ul5 £2/family ticket £15). Any donations of raffle prizes gratefully received. Bring the family, Granny too, everyone welcome! BYOB

A Pastoral Letter is available from Bishop Toal, the Bishop responsible for Safeguarding on behalf of the Bishops of Scotland. The new Safeguarding document 'In God's Image' and other materials come into force on Monday 21st May 2018, and Bishop Toal writes to inform us about the document and the work that has been done to implement the recommendations of the McLellan Commission that reported in August 2015. Please take time to read the letter which you will find posted on the notice boards throughout the Church .

Prayers for Irish Referendum: This Friday, 25th May. Ireland holds its Referendum in the Eighth Amendment to its Constitution. It is a Yes/No vote as to whether abortion will be legalised in Ireland. Please pray that Ireland votes No to abortion and that their unborn children continue to be safe in their mothers' wombs.

Youth to Lourdes 2018: Our next group meeting is on Sunday May 27th at St. Mirin's Chaplaincy Centre beginning at 2pm. Please bear in mind that all monies should be paid before or at this meeting.

Lourdes Hospitalite - The pre pilgrimage meeting will take place on 17th June at 2pm in St Ninian's hall, Gourock. All pilgrims coming to Lourdes on the Diocesan pilgrimage are invited to attend. If you wish to book a place on the bus to the airport and are unable to attend please contact Anne Louise on 01475 638132

Vocations News: Congratulations to Ryan Black who received Candidacy for Holy Orders at the Scots College, Rome on Thursday evening. Candidacy is a very important milestone in the journey towards priestly ordination. In addition to Ryan, we also currently have another student in Rome. We also have two students currently going through the Propaedeutic period at the Scots College in Salamanca. Please keep them in all your prayers.

UWS Chaplaincy: Please note that our current program of Masses (Tuesday and Thursday 12.45pm and Sunday 5pm) will come to an end next Sunday - the 27th May. Mass at the Chaplaincy will resume in Mid-August.

Young Adult Retreat 29th June -1st July: The retreat will be held at St. Mary's, Kinnoull, Perth and facilitated by the Redemptorist Youth Ministry. The retreat costs £150.00. Discounts available for students and the unwaged. For more information please e-mail vocations@rcdop.org.uk

Community Praver

We bring before the Lord the sick of our Community and their families, for those who care for them and give them support.

We pray for our recently deceased: Elizabeth Cooper, Mari Kinnaird.

We pray for the anniversaries that occur at this time: Nan Crawford, Teresa Traynor, Dante Toti, Kathleen MacPhee, Laurence MacPhee and Frances McAuley

8th Sunday of Easter