Bulletin 21 August 27th 2017

St. Leo the Great   5 Beech Avenue, Glasgow G41 5BY   0141 427 0293 The Archdiocese of Glasgow. A Designated religious charity, No SCO18140 http://stleothegreat.org.uk   Priest: Fr Gerry Fitzpatrick   gfglasgow@gmail.com

Mass daily at 10.00 am with a short Morning Prayer and a special prayer for peace.
Sunday Vigil at 6.00 p.m. Saturday, and Sunday morning Mass is celebrated at 10.30 a.m. .


We pray for Pope Francis.  His task is to call the church to unity, to see that the Lord’s sheep are fed.
We pray for the Church throughout the world: that all may seek the unity for which Christ prayed,
and may take practical steps towards that goal.

Lord, hear us.

We pray for peace,
for all victims of violence: the deceased, the injured, the bereaved, the homeless.
We pray for refugees and  that all nations will accept some responsibility for caring for those who are in need.

Lord, hear us

For the housebound and for all who are ill  in the community, and for those who support and care for them:

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 those who care for them.

Lord, hear us   


for our dead including Lach MacNeil, Fr Charlie McFadden, Mgr Donald McKay, Gian Michele Piras, Mary Hayes, Peter Aloysius Hughes, Thomas Grant, Michael Gara, Danny O’Hara,  For our deceased relatives, friends & fellow-parishioners,
For those whose anniversary falls about now including Jack Martin,  John Lanigan, 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 is an ecumenical,  internet-based radio which promotes prayer and news of good things happening in the churches and among  people of faith.

The radioalba.org christian schedule for the week of 27th August


The radioalba.org Morning half-hour is repeated every 30 minutes until 12.00

08.00: Morning Prayer daily this week is led by Mary Bradley, Stephen Eric Smyth, John Carroll, Gerry Fitzpatrick, Pat Graham SND and Donald MacInnes.  Music by The St Mungo Singers with cantors Grace Buckley and Noel Donnelly,  organist Jane McKenna, and harpist Noel Donnelly

08.15: Morning Prayer for schools is led today by children of Our Lady of Good Aid Primary, Motherwell.

08.20: Canon Bob Hill comments on Matthew 16: 21-27  – disciples are to follow – not lead – the Master.

08.25: A short Peace Service is led by Joe Docherty.


12.00 noon: This week the Scottish Catholic Observer speaks of an alarming decline in the number of Catholic marriages and what might be done about it, talks about a new patron for a Scottish charity and highlights a very special nun.

12.15: A service for those who are bereaved.

12.30 – 6.00: archive music


The Evening Hour (Evening Prayer, Magazine and Night Prayer) at 20.00 is repeated at 21.00 and 22.00.

20.00: Evening Prayer is led by David Smith with music by The St Mungo Singers with Noel Donnelly on harp and Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett on the organ.


20.20: Our Magazine this week has an update from Justice and Peace, Scotland, by Frances Gallagher – and the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. then Joe Docherty reads an article from the Catholic Times by Chris McDonnell on the Lampedusa Cross; and Marian Pallister reflects on Child Poverty.  Finally a reminder that the UN International Day for Peace falls on 21st September 


20.50: There is a different Night Prayer each evening this week led by Joe Docherty, Bridget Devlin, Marie Rogers and Noreen Smith.