St Leo’s Bulletin 10a Lent 2 2017

Please note that this Tuesday Mass will be at 7 p.m. and that the St Pio Prayergroup will meet after Mass in St Leo’s house.
Friday is St Patrick’s Day – Mass at 10.00 as usual.

On this 2nd week of Lent, we ask that we may have the strength to continue with the efforts we make for Lent:
in praying, in self-sacrifice, and in generosity.
Lord, hear us

We pray for all the churches, that we may grow closer to each other as we follow Christ more faithfully.
Lord, hear us

We pray for all believers and all men and women of good will.
Lord, hear us

We pray for peace, for the victims of violence,
and the ceasing of war.
Lord, hear us

For those who are sick or house-bound, including Bridget Devlin, Cathie Gilbert, Moira Montgomery, Elizabeth Briggs, Ray and Christine Holier,Maureen Hagen, Cecilia Taylor-Camara, Maureen Dolan, Mgr Donald McKay, Mgr Peter Smith, Fr Sean Fitzgerald, and those who care for them;
for our dead including Brian Collins, Joan Campbell, John Munro, Mary Margaret Lucas,and Doreen Craig,

and for those whose anniversaries fall about now, including Alex Buckley, Alex Green, Michael Kennedy,Nancy Barrett and
Rosalie Fitzgerald

and for those injured or killed while serving the community in the armed forces.
Lord, hear us

Morning HalfHour – repeated every 30 minutes until noon.
Morning Prayer for Lent this week is led by Gerry Fitzpatrick with intercessions by Pat Graham SND and music by the St Mungo Singers. 14.30 MARCH 12th
Lenten Morning Prayer for schools is led by pupils of Our Lady of the Missions and Our Lady of the Rosary Primary Schools with Magdalen and Donald MacInnes in Ps 50

Canon Bob Hill speaks about the readings from St John’s Gospel which we hear during Lent – & looking forward to next week comments on ‘the Woman at the well.’
Dr Laurence Whitley reflects on one of the temptations of Christ – ‘if you really are the Son of God’ – do you really believe that God is your father’

The Noon HalfHour is repeated at 18.00.
SCO: This week SCO editor Ian Dunn talks about his recent trip to Zambia with Sciaf and we hear about remarkable port chaplin.

The Evening Hour at 20.00 is repeated at 21.00 and at 22.00
Evening Prayer for this 2nd week of Lent is led by Donald MacInnes with music from the St Mungo Singers, and organists Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett. The psalm is a new setting of Psalm 120 by Catherine Walker, and there is a blessing translated from the Gaelic and taken from Carmina Gaelic.

Magazine: Jean Swinbank reads from Life and Work:
Ron Ferguson on the gift of Poetry; Albert Bogle on new technology for the life of the church; Andrew McLellan on ‘the Miraculous Escape of St Peter; Joe Docherty talks of the Malawi Appeal last year. then gives a very encouraging report from Flourish about Catholic Chaplaincy at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Chaplaincy.
Finally, again from Life and Work, Lynn MacNeill reviews Alastair McGrath on Enriching our Vision of Reality, and Justin Welby’s ‘Dethroning Mammon.

Night Prayer is led this evening by Patricia of the Focolare Community in Glasgow.