Bhileag 8th September 2019

The Charity Mary’s Meals: wish to thank the people of Barra & Vatersay for recently buying raffle tickets and also handing in donations for the Charity last weekend. The sum of £831 was raised. Moran Taing!


Fr. John Paul: will be heading for Oban on Tuesday to attend Clergy meetings with Bishop Brian and the rest of the priests of the Diocese. Also Fr. John Paul will be attending the visitation of the relics of St. Therese to Oban Cathedral on Thursday & Friday. Then on Friday Fr. John Paul heads for Glasgow to attend a weekend for Seminary applicants in his role as Vocations Director- to speak to the men who are discerning to be future Priests and thinking about going to Seminary. Fr. John Paul will return on Wednesday 18th September.


Fr. Patrick McSorley: will arrive on Thursday (12th Sept) and will look after the weekend Masses while Fr. John Paul attends the Seminary Applicants weekend in Glasgow. We look forward to welcoming Fr. Pat back to the island. He has always been a great support in coming to the island to help Fr. John Paul get away.


Sacrament of Confession: Please note as well as Confession on Saturday morning  before the 10am Castlebay Mass and also before the Craigston Vigil Mass  there will now be an opportunity to go to Confession each Saturday afternoon (except the Saturday when the extra Vigil Mass is in Eoligarry)  in Northbay Church from 4.30pm-5pm. The Sacrament of Confession is an important Sacrament and we should be making more use of this Sacrament of healing- of humbling asking for God’s forgiveness for our sins. This  new time will begin next Saturday 14th September  when we have Fr. Pat McSorley here next weekend.


Timetable for Visit of the Relics of St. Thèrèse of Lisieux:

Thursday 12th September …….the relics of St. Thèrèse will arrive at 3pm in St. Columba’s Cathedral. There will be a welcome and blessing of Roses. Then there will be veneration of the relics and silent prayer. Priests will be available to hear confessions. At 5.30pm there will be evening prayer in the Cathedral. Then at 7pm there will be Holy Mass with Bishop Brian and the guest preacher will be a Carmelite priest called Fr. Tony Parsons. At 10pm there will be night prayer.

Friday 13th September……. there will be morning prayer at 10am followed by veneration of the relics and confession. At 12 Noon Mass which Children will be the main focus but everyone is invited to go. From 1pm there will be Veneration of the relics and an opportunity to go to Confession. At 5.30pm there will be Evening prayer and at 10pm Night prayer.

Saturday 14th September………. after the 10am Mass the relics of St. Therese will leave for the Diocese of Paisley and then to the Archdiocese of Glasgow.


If you can go- you should make the pilgrimage to Oban to venerate the relics of St. Therese “The Little Flower”. A very powerful Saint who intercedes in our prayers and accompanies us on our pilgrimage of faith. If you cannot get to Oban -look up the timetable for the other opportunities to venerate the relics of St. Thèrèse.

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