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32nd Week in Ordinary Time: 6 November 2022

Services this week

Sunday   32nd Sunday of the Year   Mass   10.00am

Monday  Holy Communion Service              10.00am

Friday  St Martin of Tours  Holy Communion Service  10.00am

Saturday  St Josaphat       Holy Communion Service  10.00am

                                           Vigil Mass                           6.00pm

Sunday   33rd Sunday of the Year   Mass     10.00am       

In your charity, please remember in your prayers Father Forrest and Father John McAllister, and all the sick and the housebound Also Edith McDonald, Peter Hempstead, James and William Dunn, Ewan Hamilton, Mary Barrett, Teddy Gilbert, Josephine McAllister and Anthony Donnachie whose anniversaries occur about this time.

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The Offertory Collections last weekend amounted to £350.12 and the special collection for the missions raised £392.80 - grateful thanks to all donors.


ACN event - Dr John Newton from Aid to the Church in Need gives a talk at St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh, on Wednesday 9 November on The Crisis in the Church in East Asia. The event is hosted by Friends of St Mary's Cathedral and is a special pre-#RedWednesday event. Tickets £5. Register at

Safeguarding Matters - The latest edition of the Safeguarding Matters newsletter for the Catholic Church in Scotland is now available in the news section at

Save these dates for your diary - To mark the month of November, dedicated to praying for the Holy Souls and remembering all those who have died, we will gather in prayer on the following occasions:


• 10 Nov at 7pm in the church - evening of prayer and remembrance for those who have died, especially those who died during times of restrictions and pandemic. 


• 20 Nov at 11am, following Sunday Mass - prayers in Bo’ness Cemetery (a short time of prayer for the Holy Souls buried in Bo’ness Cemetery). 


• 27 Nov at 11am, following Sunday Mass - prayers in New Carriden Cemetery (a short time of prayer for the Holy Souls buried in New Carriden Cemetery). 


Our annual St Andrew’s Day celebration is also returning following the pandemic:


• 30 Nov at 7pm in the church - St Andrew’s Day celebration (a time of prayer and music followed by a fish supper in the church hall - details including ticket prices to follow).