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The Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes and St Bernadette

Parish Priest: Rev John McInnes BD

323 Main Street Larbert FK5 4EU

Tel: 01324 553250        Mobile: 07550011795   



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Parish Safeguarding Coordinator : Paul McLaren 01324563667

The St Vincent De Paul Society emergency contact number is 07568354828

Our Lady of Lourdes and St Bernadette’s is a parish of the

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh, a charity registered in Scotland  number SC008540


Saturday 16th  
9.30am Mass [APCD: Canon Nicholas Rowan ] 
Confessions 10-10.15am & 6-6.15pm. 
6.30pm Vigil Mass [Margaret Watson]
Sunday 17th : 2nd in Lent   
10.30am Mass. [ Parish ]
Tuesday 19th Solemnity of St Joseph
7.30am Mass [Charles Smith] 
Please pray for the late Cardinal O’Brien whose anniversary falls today.
Wednesday 20th  
9.30am Mass [Jean Valente]
Thursday 21st   
9.30am Mass [Frances Kinnaird] 
Friday 22nd
9.30am Mass [SI ]  
7pm Stations of The Cross
Saturday 23rd  
9.30am Mass [APCD: Canon Andrew Reen] 
Confessions 10-10.15am & 6-6.15pm. 
6.30pm Vigil Mass [Charles Smith]
Also Saturday 23rd : Our P3 stage children celebrate their First Reconciliation. 
Group 1 from 11am -12 noon and Group 2 from 2-3pm. 
Sunday 24th :  3rd  in Lent
10.30am Mass [ Parish]
Rosary before Tuesday Mass and after other week-day Masses
Offertory £ 1043.44   SCIAF & Episcopal Charities £ 330.97      Thank you.
NON GIFT-AID envelopes are now available in the porch  for non-tax payers.
SCIAF ‘Wee Boxes’ are available in the porch for your donations. Please pick up a box as you leave Mass today.
Safeguarding Audit The Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh has been chosen to be reviewed by an external audit team from the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) / Children in Scotland over 26 – 28 March 2019. The audit team would like to hear from anyone who has disclosed abuse, shared concerns of unsafe people or practice and also from survivors of non-recent Church-related abuse, their families and friends. Copies of a notice containing further information and contact details for the SCIE are available at the back of the church.
Saturday 23rd 11am-12 and 2-3pm : First Reconciliation for our P3 stage children.
Sunday 31st Rite of Second Scrutiny during our 10.30am Mass when catechumens and candidates take the next step on their journey to full communion with the Catholic Church at Easter. As seating may be at a premium, you may wish to come to the Vigil or attend elsewhere that morning.
The annual parish retreat will take place on Saturday May 11 at Kinnoull Monastery in Perth.  The date has been changed from October to May in the hope that the sun shines. It is a whole day retreat leaving by bus from Larbert at approx 9.15am and returning 4.00 – 5.00pm.  One of the Redemptorist Fathers will lead us through the day. More details will be given later and a list will go on the Notice Board at the beginning of April.
This year the total cost will be £10.  Fr John is subsidising the retreat through parish funds as it is of spiritual value to us all. If you are new to St. Bernadette’s you would be very welcome. For more information about Kinnoull Monastery go to 
The Guild of St Cuthbert  The Archdiocese is launching its own new scheme for the practical training and spiritual development of our teams of Altar Servers under the patronage of St Cuthbert. There will be an enrolment service each autumn and to qualify for membership each person will have to serve at 10 Saturday Vigil / Sunday morning Masses. More on this in the next week or so…….

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New Dawn In Scotland's

11th Annual Conference - Online



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