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St Columba’s Parish, Renfrew

Priest:  Fr. John Eagers 
35 Campsie Drive Renfrew, PA4 0RB
E-mail address: stcolumbasrenfrew@rcdop.org.uk             
Tel: 0141 886 2570 
Read this Bulletin online at: www.stcolumba.rcpaisley.org.uk

 

Bulletin 31st May 2020

Solemnity of Pentecost (A)

 

TIMES OF SERVICES

The celebration of MASS, the sacrament of reconciliation

and baptisms have been suspended due to the coronavirus

 
 
SICK : 
Peter Tierney, Denis Clancy, Denise Clancy, Angela (McGeown) Giles, Pat Semple, Stephen Morgan, Margaret Shannon, Pat Semple,  Glenn McGinty, Deacon Martin Doherty,  John Boyle, Frances Mackie, Wilma McManus, Carol McFarlane, Jean Murdoch ,Anne Hughes, Mrs Biagi, Catherine Gallagher, Molly McGavigan,
 
 
Recently Deceased:  
Alex Martin, Jack Doyle, Sheila McSkeane, Maurice Malcolm
 
Anniversaries: 
John McDonald, Sr. Antoinette Bangart, Georgina Hickey, Anne Maguire, Owen Berrie (Sr),  Annie McGilloway, Edouard Mouchel, John and Margaret Power
 
Plesae remember Bishop John in our prayers at this time.
 
Live Streaming of Mass
 
Sunday: 10.30am
Weekdays: 12.30pm.
 
On days in which a funeral will be celebrated, an additional requiem Mass will be streamed.
On these days Fr Kieran will celebrate the live streamed weekday mass at 12.30pm
Fr Kieran will also celebrate Mass each Wednesday at 12.30pm.
 
Funeral: Alexander Martin: Tuesday 2nd June;
Mass  will be streamed for Alex at 10am before I meet with his family at Woodside Crematorium for a funeral service at 11am. Please pray for Alex and his family.
 
 
Standing Orders:
If your income has not been affect by the Coronavirus and if you do not have a standing order for the parish we would ask that you consider taking out one. The form is available on the parish website.
The sort code is 832622 and the account number is 00130117.
Please only consider doing this if it will not cause or add to financial hardship at this time.
Thank you to those who have  submitted a standing order and those who have continued with existing standing orders. 
 
I would like to thank everyone who has so far signed up for a Standing Order and also those who have put their offerings through the letter box at St Columba’s and St. James’. Your support is very much appreciated. Thank you
 
Gift Aid:
Also if you are a taxpayer and have not already taken out gift aid for the parish, please consider doing it. Again the form is available from the website.
 
 
From the Diocesan Office: A brand-new facility to make on-line donations to your parishes through our Online Parish Offertory portal which you can find on the Homepage of our Diocesan website (https://www.rcdop.org.uk/).  This is an easy, swift and safe method of payment.  It allows you to make one off or recurring donations, and if you are a taxpayer to Gift Aid your contributions making it worth 25% more at no extra cost.  All your donations will be paid weekly to your parishes. Please only consider using this facility if  it will not cause or add to financial hardship at this time.
 
daily catholic Holy Mass live online church broadcast  is a link that lists masses celebrated throughout the world.
 
INTENTIONS:
If you would like me to pray for anyone or any intention, especially at Mass, please email me the details. The parish email address is on the front page of the bulletin. If it is not possible to email, just phone and leave a message.   I will also add names of the recently dead and anniversaries to the names on the Bulletin.
 
 
A Parish Pastoral Council meeting took place on 25th May. The minutes will be available shortly on the Website.
 
 
 
WORDS FROM POPE FRANCIS
 
 
#Prayer liberates us from our instinct toward violence. It is a gaze directed toward God, so that He might take care of the human heart.
 
The Holy Spirit, when we invite Him into our wounds, anoints our painful memories with the balm of hope, because the Spirit restores hope.
 
It is possible to follow Pope Francis saying Mass and his Wednesday Audience etc. on www.vatican.va

 

 
 
 
 

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