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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  -  12th August 2018
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Rev Fr  Matthew Carlin



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Sunday Masses: Vigil Mass Saturday 5.30pm. Sunday: 8, 10, 12 noon. Weekday Masses: Monday - Friday 10am and 1pm. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Tuesday, 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 6am - 6pm, you are more than welcome to drop in at any time for private prayer.

It is a Holyday of obligation on Wednesday 15th August we celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Blessed Lady into heaven.  
Masses on that day are:   
Vigil Tuesday 7pm.
8am, 10am, 1pm and 7pm.
Provisions will be available for the Schools.
As it begins a new term in our Schools please remember them in your prayers.

Welcoming of the Icon of Jesus the Teacher to the Cathedral: To celebrate the 100th anniversary
of the education act incorporating Catholic schools into the national system, there will be a Mass
on Wednesday 15th August at 7.00pm, the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary,
at St Mirin's Cathedral. The Icon will be welcomed into the Cathedral followed by Mass and Vespers. Representatives from our schools will be present. You all welcome to attend this Mass, and to celebrate our Catholic Education system in Scotland. This Mass will fulfil the Holy Day Obligation.

For your Diary: The Diocesan Liturgy Commission will host a Music workshop in preparation for Advent & Christmas on Saturday 22nd September 2018, l-3pm in St Mirin's Hall. This is open to all musicians, choirs, and anyone else involved in music in our parishes or schools.

RAH Mass: Monsignor Tormey, is looking for Eucharistic Ministers and Readers who would be willing to help out at hospital mass at 4.00pm on Saturday afternoons. This would be a great help for those patients and staff in RAH who attend the hospital Mass. You would be asked to serve on a rota basis. If you are able to help please give your name and contact details to your Parish Priest or contact Monsignor Tormey at St. Aidan's Johnstone phone number 01505 320900.

Making All Things New: An important challenge facing our Diocese at this time is to decide how best we can use our existing resources of clergy and people - together with our material and financial resources - in order to move from being a Church of Maintenance to a Church of Mission. Following the cluster meeting last June, you are invited to attend a parish meeting on Wednesday 29th August at 7pm in the Hall to discuss the possible implications and opportunities for St. Mirin's parish.

Proposed Parish Pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi:  (9th to 16th Sept)
Projected Costs per person £900. ( £90 single supplement)
Five nights in Rome , 2 Nights in Assisi, based on a half board basis.
To discuss this there will be a meeting in the hall today, Sunday 12th August at 2pm. At this meeting costs, proposed itinerary and answers to any questions you may have.

Project Truth is an award winning youth outreach project run by SPUC Scotland. They travel round the towns and cities of Scotland, bringing the pro-life message to the streets. They run engaging monthly stalls as well as a weeklong pro-life Roadshow each August in various Scottish cities. To support their work go to Go Fund Me Project Truth.

Lourdes with the Jumbulance: There will be a bus to Lourdes, known as 'The Jumbulance', leaving from St.Mirins Cathedral on the 13th September return on the 22nd September. There are still a few spaces available for anyone who may be sick and require assistance. There will be a medical team and a priest traveling on the bus along with experienced helpers.
Please contact Cormack on 07568401416 or Cormacksmith123@icloud.com

Your prayers are requested for the sick of our community: Eileen Murphy & Margaret McCulloch. We pray for those who have died recently: Ian McEchan, John Thompson & Joseph Barr. We pray for the anniversaries of: Frank Graham snr, Linda & Frank Maiolani, Maureen Collie, Dino Durante, Winnie Gray and Hannah McMillan. Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord....

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