Parish News

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Services this week coomencing 24th July 2022

Sunday                                                              Mass     10.00am

Monday (Feast of St James)                             Mass     10.00am

Friday (Feast of Sts Martha, Mary & Lazarus)  Mass     10.00am

Saturday                                                            Mass     10.00am

                                                                  Vigil Mass       6.00pm

Sunday (18th Sunday of the year)                    Mass     10.00am



In your charity, please remember in your prayers all the sick and housebound, especially Tricia Henderson, Andrew McCleary, Jordan Russell and Jamie Dow. Also, Nan Murray, Marcella McGill, John Dunn, John Wardrop, Hugh Cumming, John McAllister Snr., Colin Wardrop, Colin Williamson, Moira Cunnison, and Jean McCullough whose anniversaries occur about this time. And Marion Kerr who died recently.


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The Offertory Collections last weekend amounted to £345.86 - grateful thanks to all donors.

Grandparents & the Elderly
World Day for Grandparents & the Elderly is on Sunday 24 July. This Sunday’s Mass is dedicated to them to show gratitude for their gifts and contribution to parish and family life. We warmly invite all grandparents, the elderly, and their families to join us for this special Mass.

Youth Pilgrimage
The National Pilgrimage for young people aged between 16-30 takes place on Saturday 24 September in Dunkeld, Perthshire. It includes walks to holy sites, talks and Mass. A bus will leave from the Gillis Centre, 100 Strathearn Road, Edinburgh at 9:30am (£10). To book your place email

Schola Cantorum sings MacMillan
This recital takes place at 7:30pm on Monday, 15 August, at St Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh. The event will include composer Sir James McMillan discussing the relation between faith and music with Michael Ferguson, Director of the Schola Cantorum. For details, visit

Festival Mass
Archbishop Cushley will celebrate the Festival Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral at midday on Sunday 21 August, followed by a reception in Coffee Saints café.

Margaret Sinclair
The national Venerable Margaret Sinclair Pilgrimage is on Sunday 18 September. Find out more about this holy Edinburgh woman at


A Prayer for Peace in Ukraine: O Loving God, your Son, Jesus Christ, came into the world to do your Will and leave us His Peace. Through the intercession and example of our Blessed Mother Mary, Queen of Peace, grant us the wisdom and humility to reflect that peace to the world. Inspire our thoughts, words, and deeds to bear witness to your presence in our hearts. May your Holy Spirit fill us with every grace and blessing so that we may pursue what leads to peace for all humanity. Amen


Telephone numbers in case of emergency:

St Michael’s, Linlithgow:  01506 842145

Christ the King/Sacred Heart, Grangemouth:  01324 482 253

St. Francis Xavier’s, Falkirk:  01324 623 567

St. Alexander’s, Denny:  01324 823 310

Please call St Alexander’s for the chaplain for Forth Valley Royal Hospital and Strathcarron Hospice.