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St John Ogilvie's
A Roman Catholic Parish in the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh

St John Ogilvie's weekly Bulletin

Bulletin for Sunday 12 August 2018

Today is the Nineteenth Sunday of Year B

(Prayers & Readings Page 118)

Holyday of Obligation – Wednesday 15th August: Wednesday 15th August is the Feast of the Assumption and is a holyday of Obligation. Masses are 9.00am and 7.30pm.

School's back – Wednesday 16th August

A Blessing for all children returning to school or starting school for the first time this week.


May you be blessed as you begin a new school year.
God’s blessing on your head that you may grow in knowledge and wisdom.
A blessing on your eyes that you may see things clearly.
A blessing on your ears that you hear the words of support, advice and encouragement given by those around you.
A blessing on your mouth that you may speak words of support and encouragement to others.
A blessing on your hands that you may be creative, productive and certain in what you do.
A blessing on your heart that you may have the courage and faith of the apostles.
A blessing of your whole person that you may realise your true value and worth.

Bingo: Bingo Break still on holidays this week, 14th August.

PPC Meeting 23rd August: The next PPC meeting is Thursday 23rd August. If you have any items for the Agenda please put in Suggestion Box at the back of the Church or pass to Joe McGeough (Chair) or Anna Allen (Secretary).

Fair Trade Stall – 25th/26th August: A Fair Trade stall will be held after all Masses on 25th/26th August with the opportunity to buy goods in support of ethical producers and Fair Trade farmers. Please come over and have a look - there will be something for everyone. By working together and choosing Fair Trade we can close the door on exploitation and help transform communities.

Fresh Start: Fresh Start's latest newsletter is available at the back of the church. Please take one.

Carfin - 2 September:

The National Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes at Carfin
Sunday 2nd September at 3.00 pm.
This year 2018 the Pilgrimage is in honour of St. John Ogilvie.
Principal Celebrant Archbishop Philip Tartaglia.
Homilist Bishop Stephen Robson.

There is a list at the back of the Church for names of those wishing to travel by coach. Approx cost of coach will be £10. Please add your name as soon as possible to give us an idea of numbers. Coach will be shared with St. Joseph’s parish.

Anniversaries: Jackie Dunlop, Baby Ebony Millar, Ross Reid, Maire McGinley, Stephen Edgar, Cecilia Devine, John Manzie, Jim Ward, Doug Killin, Sean Ryan, Fr Maurice Gallagher, OMI, Mary Wardlaw, Sally Wytaska, Hugh Hart, James Eagan, Ramsay Smith, Vincent Timoney, Bridget Evans and Anna Marie Boner.

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