Bulletin 18 August 6th 2017


For the church: that each of us may listen to the voice of Christ, and try always to behave as his followers. Lord, hear us

For our parish and city: that we may care for each other, make time for each other, and take part in the life of the community.
Lord, hear us

For Alex and Rebecca Wills and their family as they prepare for Baptism.
Lord, hear us

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

For all who are ill, especially in our families and in our own community, and for those who support and care for them: Patricia McCann, Yvonne Watt, Reilly McKenna, Bridget Devlin, Dorothy Laidlaw, Moira Montgomery, Ann Judge, Cathie Gilbert, Maureen Dolan, Betty McKinney, Mgr Donald McKay, 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 Gian Michele Piras, Mary Hayes, Brian O’Neill, Michael Gara, Danny O’Hara, Cathie McIntyre, and Ralph Staffieri, For our deceased relatives, friends & fellow-parishioners, For those whose anniversary falls about now including Mary Feehan, John Lanigan, Paul Devine, Mark Moscardini, and Erna Harrison.
Lord, hear us

We pray also for men and women who undertake to protect the community by serving 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 6th August

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

08.00: Daily Morning Prayer is led each day in turn by Gerry Fitzpatrick, Hugh Kelly, Stephen Smyth and Joe Docherty, with music by the St Mungo Singers,

cantors Grace Buckley,  Helen Healy and Noel Donnelly, with organist Jane McKenna, and harpist Noel Donnelly.

08.15: A Morning Prayer for the Young comes today from St Andrew’s Secondary School, Greenfield, Glasgow.

08.20: Canon Bob Hill comments on the Gospel for the 13th August –  Peter’s walking on the water in Matt 14: 22-33

08.24: a short service for peace led by Noel Donnelly and Donald MacInnes.

12.00 noon: The Scottish Catholic Observer   comments on current issues.
12.15: A service for those who are bereaved.
12.30 – 6.00: archive music

1800: The Scottish Catholic Observer comments on current issues.
18.15: A service for those who are bereaved.

18.30: archive

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

20.00: on alternate evenings, Evening Prayer is led John McMaster and by Netta Ewing with music by the St Mungo Singers and organist Jane McKenna with harpist Noel Donnelly.

20.22: Magazine halfhour:  Archbishop Emeritus Mario  Conti from his recent book muses on Pilgrimage to Lourdes, St Bernadette – and the making of tea. In an article from the

Catholic Times Chris McDonnell reflects on the value of hymns as we pray. And Frances Gallagher of Scottish Justice and Peace brings our attention again to the detention centre at Dungavel.

20.50: Night Prayer is led by Frances Dunlop