Bulletin 24 September 17th 2017



We pray for the grace to forgive those who have wronged us:  and for a deep awareness in ourselves of God’s boundless forgiveness, that in the midst of our weaknesses, we may recognize how God’s forgiveness supports us each day    Lord, hear us.

We pray for people who struggle with giving and accepting forgiveness.
Lord, hear us

We pray for peace,
for all victims of violence,
and for all those who have responsibility for caring for those who are in need, and for working for peace..
Lord, hear us

For the housebound and for all who are ill  in the community, and for those who support and care for them:
Mgr Pat Osborne, Hugh Kelly, Patricia McCann, Vincent Riley, Yvonne Watt, Reilly McKenna, Bridget Devlin, Dorothy Laidlaw,
Moira Montgomery, Ann Judge, Cathie Gilbert, Maureen Dolan, Betty McKinney,  Mgr Peter Smith,  Mgr Noel Woods, Ray Hollier,  Elizabeth Briggs, Pat and Irene Docherty, Teresita and Socorro Ortiz, and Christopher Browne, and all those who care for them.    
Lord, hear us

for our dead including Jean Morrison, Allan J McEachen, Bruce Fraser, David MacLean, Stephen Shanahan, Robert Boyle,  Lach MacNeil,  Gian Michele Piras, Mary Hayes,  Michael Gara, Danny O’Hara,
For those whose anniversary falls about now including Jimmy Devine, Jack Martin,   and Erna Harrison.  
 Lord, hear us

We pray for men and women who serve the country in the armed forces. Lord, hear us


radioalba.org christian – our ecumenical radio station – schedule for the week of the 17th September

the morning half-hour at 08.00 is repeated every 30 minutes until 12.00
08.00:  The Morning Prayers each day this week are led by Jean Swinbank, Joe Docherty, Angela McLeod, Hugh Kelly, Pat Graham SND, and Gerry Fitzpatrick with music by The St Mungo Singers, cantors Grace Buckley, Magdalen MacInnes, Noel Donnelly and Sally Mulholland, with Noel Donnelly on harp and Jane McKenna on the organ
08.15: Morning Prayer for school is led today by Adam and Kerry of St Bridgid’s, Toryglen
08.20:  Canon Bob Hill comments on the Gospel passage for the 24th September, – Matthew’s enigmatic parable of the workers in the vineyard
lunchtime half hour
12.00: This week the SCO team talks about an uplifting story about a kidnapped and recently priest from the Yemen;  Bishop Stephen Robson helps some lost sailors and A catholic MP who is stoking controversy.
12.15: a short service for those who mourn
12.30: archive music
18.00: a repeat of the lunchtime half-hour
18.30: archive music
The evening hour: Evening Prayer, Magazine and Night Prayers – at 8, 9, and 10.00
20.00: The evening prayers this week are led by Gerry Fitzpatrick and Dermot and Sandra Lamb.
20.20: in our evening Magazine Frances Gallagher gives News and Events from Justice and Peace, Scotland beginning with ‘an extra £5.00 for the poor’;  as  the Defence and Security Equipment International Arms Fair prepares to open in London; and From Open House, Jean Swinbank gives a report by Nabil Antacki of what the indefatigable Blue Marist Community in Aleppo is trying to work with.
20.50:  Night Prayer