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Bulletin March 25th Palm Sunday


For the Church: that each of us may try to think like Christ and rely on God’s love to guide us in doing his will.
We pray for Fr Vincent Toal who was ordained priest last week.
Lord, hear us

For those preparing for Baptism and those who want to enter into Full Communion with the Church, including our own Willie Rayworth:
that they may experience God’s unconditional love through the celebrations of Holy Week.
Lord, hear us

We pray for peace everywhere, but particularly just now for Syria and the Holy Land, for Egypt, the troubled countries of Africa and the Middle East,
for the Ukraine and for people everywhere whose lives are spoiled by violence and war.
Lord, hear us.

For those who are sick including our parish housebound and all who are ill in the community: Joanna O’Connor, Brendan Gill, Ian McMillan,
Eddie Gettens, Bill Harrison, Elizabeth Murphy, Mary McGarrigle, Vincent Riley, Jack Rae, Eric Dick, Marie Jamieson, May and Tom Scott, Yvonne Watt,
Reilly McKenna, Bridget Devlin, Ray McVey, 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 Cardinal Keith O’Brien, Phylis Boyle, Frank Murray, Josephine Angel, Kathleen Daley, Stephen Hayden,
and for those whose anniversaries fall at this time, including John and Marty MacLeod, Mary McKenna, Isabel and Alec Green,

For those whose lives are endangered as they serve the community in the armed forces.
Lord, hear us


RADIOALBA.ORG for the week of the 25th March 2018, Holy Week  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 at 8.00 is repeated every 30 minutes until noon.


8.00: Morning Prayers for Holy Week are led by Jean Swinbank, Netta Ewing and Joe Docherty

with music by theSt Mungo Singers, harpist Noel Donnelly and organist Jane McKenna.

8.15: Morning Prayer for school this morning is led by Catriona Glen with the Canticle of Ezechiel.
8.20: Canon Bob Hill looks ahead to the Gospel of Easter Sunday and John’s account of the empty tomb
8.25: Michael Martin reads 2 poems – ‘And it as Night’ by Michael Martin and ‘A Transient Time’ by Chris McDonnell

lunchtime half-hour

12.00 noon: This week the SCO looks at a call for leadership from the laity, support for Oscar Romero’s canonisation, a special Mother’s Day protest, and five years of Pope Francis.
12.15: How blest are they – praying with the bereaved.

12.30: Music from the Archive

18.00: a repeat of the lunchtime half-hour


20.00: The Evening Prayers  this week are led by Donald MacInnes and Robin Green, with the St Mungo Singers, cantors Grace Buckley and Catriona Glen, harpist Noel Donnelly,
and  organists Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett.
20.20: Marian Pallister of Justice and Peace, Scotland, talks to Bishop Brian McGhee about People Trafficking and the Santa Martha Conference.
In the 1st part of Anthony Horan reports tells of fresh initiatives from the Catholic Parliamentary Office.  Archbishop Mario Conti reflects on the Easter Vigil.

20.50: Daily Night Prayers