Bulletin 27 October 8th 2017


Intercessions October 8th

For the church: that with the leadership and support of Pope Francis, we may  convince the world that the Gospel values of human dignity

and equality are both worthwhile and manageable.   Lord, hear us

for Peace: We pray for peace throughout the world, 

for a better control of the Arms Trade,

and for the good will to abolish nuclear weapons.

We also pray for the people of Spain and Catalonia, that the political differences there may be resolved

with a concern for the good of all the people.    Lord, hear us

for the parish:  For the housebound and for all who are ill in the community, and for those who support and care for them:
Vincent Riley, Annette Carachi, 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, Anna Ward, Norah Lappin, 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 Monsignor Matt Coakley, Patricia McCann, Mary Bush, and Michael McGowan.   

For those whose anniversary falls about now including Leo Gilbert, Bernadette Kierney,Peter Swinbank, Jimmy Devine, Jack Martin,     Lord, hear us

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



radioalba.org christian schedule for the week of the 8th October 2017
The Morning half-hour at 8.00 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.
08.15: Morning Prayer for the young comes from St Vincent’s Primary, East Kilbride with music by  Catriona Glen.
08.20: Canon Bob Hill speaks about the parable in Matthew 22: 1 – 4
08.25: Joe Docherty leads us in praying for peace, with a reading by John Carroll
lunchtime halfhour
12.00: news from the Scottish Catholic Observer
12.15: a short service for those who have been bereaved
12.30 – 18.00: archive music
18.00: a repeat of the lunchtime half-hour
18.30 – 20:  archive music
The Evening Hour is at 20.00 and is repeated at 21.00 and 22.00.
20.00: Evening Prayer this week is led in turn by Joe Docherty, Donald MacInnes and David Smith.
20.20: In our Magazine Gerry Fitzpatrick advertises two autumn ecumenical conferences; Frances Gallagher reports from the international Justice and Peace meeting at Taize;
Honor Hania speaks about Modern Slavery; Chris McDonnell from the Catholic Times reflects on the ‘Church of the Poor;  and From Life and Work – Ron Ferguson speaks about bargaining with God.
20.50: Night Prayers