13th Sunday of the Year: “When Christ freed us, he meant us to remain free” (Gal 5:1)
SAINT OF THE WEEK: ST. OLIVER PLUNKETT (1625-1681)
PASTORAL LETTER ON THE HOLY EUCHARIST FROM THE BISHOPS OF SCOTLAND: Please read this very important and instructive Letter from our Bishops. It will help to strengthen and renew your faith in the Eucharist as the Mass and in the Eucharist as the Sacrament of Holy Communion: https://www.rclargsandmillport.com/2022/06/18/pastoral-letter-on-the-holy-eucharist-from-the-bishops-of-scotland/
MRS. ELIZABETH COPELAND (St. Mary’s): I am also sorry to announce the tragic death of Mrs. Copeland who died on 11thJune as the result of burns sustained in a house fire. May she rest in peace. We offer our prayers and condolences to her only son Stephen. The funeral rite for Mrs. Copeland will be a service of the Word at Clyde Crematorium on Thursday 30th June at 11am.
TWO IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS ON GENDER BY THE BISHOPS OF SCOTLAND: These two documents are related to the response the Bishops gave to the consultation being carried out by the Scottish Government on the law it seeks to advance in this area. They are, however, distinct from that document. https://www.rclargsandmillport.com/2022/06/02/two-documents-on-gender-identity-from-the-bishops-conference-of-scotland/
NATIONAL SAFEGUARDING CONFERENCE, 1st OCTOBER 2022: Information relating to this important conference can be found at the following link: https://www.rclargsandmillport.com/2022/06/02/national-safeguarding-conference-1st-october-2022/
GENDER RECOGNITION REFORM (SCOTLAND) BILL: The Bishops of Scotland have submitted an important contribution to the consultation called by the Scottish Government on this controversial bill. It is well worth a read. It can be found here: https://rcpolitics.org/bishops-conference-response-to-gender-recognition-reform-scotland-bill/
“IN GOD’S IMAGE”, version 2: The Safeguarding Instruction of the Bishops of Scotland. https://www.rclargsandmillport.com/2021/08/28/in-gods-image-version-2-safeguarding-instruction-of-the-bishops-of-scotland/
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