Bulletin Feb 18 Lent 1






Lenten Discussion Group at St Leo’s  Thursday 7.00 p.m.

1st Week of Lent:  Thursday 22nd February 7.00 p.m. Discussion group on : – how do we balance our choices, responsibilities, and our hopes and ambitions as believing Christians and as citizens of the world of the present day?   The session will begin with a 10 minute introduction and will last about an hour.

Choices, dreams and responsibilities:
personal lives – ‘no man is an island’

Our lives with family

Our Parish life          and ecumenical life and wider community

Our Public lives         national and international


1st Sunday of Lent Intercessions

That those preparing for Baptism or coming in to full communion with the Church may experience Lent as a time of joy-filled trust in God.     Lord, hear us

That all of us may find these 40 days to be  a time for growing in goodness, for re-thinking what needs re-thought, and for renewing our resources in serving others. Lord, hear us

We pray for all victims of violence and war; we pray for peace; we pray for refugees. We pray that all involved in the t brexit may remember that we need to work for the common good. Lord, hear us

For those who are sick including our parish housebound and all who are ill in the community: Ian McMillan, Eric Dick, Jacqueline Feehan, Monica Bradley, Eddie Gettens, Bill Harrison, Mairi McIntyre, Mary McGarrigle, Vincent Riley, Jack Rae, Eric Dick, Marie Jamieson, May and Tom Scott, Yvonne Watt, Reilly McKenna, Bridget Devlin, Dorothy Laidlaw,  Moira Montgomery, Ann Judge, Cathie Gilbert,  Betty McKinney,  Mgr Peter Smith,  Mgr Noel Woods, Ray Hollier,   Irene Docherty,  Christopher Browne, and all those who support and care for them.        Lord, hear us


For all our deceased relatives and friends, including Elizabeth Lamb, Tommy Henley, Josephine Angel, Kathleen Daley, Stephen Hayden, Pat Doherty, Bernard Gilmartin, and for those whose anniversaries fall at this time, including John McMillan,  Gerald Barrie, and Margaret McCulloch.  For those whose lives are endangered as they serve the community in the armed forces.    Lord, hear us





This week on RADIOALBA.ORG for the week of the 18th February 2018

radioalba.org  christian is an ecumenical,  internet-based radio which promotes prayer and news of good things happening in the churches and among  people of faith.

The Morning Half-hour is repeated every 30 minutes until noon.

08.00:  Morning Prayers this week are led by Pat Graham, Fay Docherty, and Joe Docherty, with music by the St Mungo Singers, cantor Grace Buckley, harpist Noel Donnelly, organists Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett.

08.15: Morning Prayer for the young is led by Catriona Glen and pupils of Our Lady of the Missions Primary, East Renfrewshire

8.22: Canon Bob Hill looks ahead to the 2nd Sunday of Lent and the Transfiguration.

Greetings for Lent come from Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of the Archdiocese of Glasgow; Colin Brown, United Free Church; Andrew Baker, the Methodist Church; and Bishop Gregor Duncan of the Episcopalian Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway

lunch time half hour – repeated at 6.00 p.m.

12.00: news from the Scottish Catholic Observer

12.15:  ‘How blest are they’ – prayer time for the bereaved.

12.30: archive music until 18.00

18.00:   news from the Scottish Catholic Observer

18.15:  ‘How blest are they’ – prayer time for the bereaved.

18.30:   archive music until 20.00

The evening hour at 20.00 is repeated at 21.00 and 22.00

20.00: Evening Prayer this week is led by Donald MacInnes with the St Mungo Singers, cantor Grace Buckley, and  organists Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett.

20.20: Magazine: Through Jean Swinbank, we hear Aid to the church in need’s report on the renewal of the church’s life in Russia;  And then a report on THE BALFOUR CENTENARY.   Anthony Horan from the Catholic Parliamentary Office reports on a broad variety of issues, and finally Gerry Fitzpatrick reads Lynn MacNeil’s Book Review from  ‘Life and Work’ on “Say it to God”, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book 2018

20.50: Daily Night Prayer