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The St Teresa’s Parish Bulletin for Sunday, 2nd January 2022

Sunday 2 January 2022

Second Sunday of Christmas

(Year C)

Synod 2023: Communion, Participation, Mission.

Caith do phuicin, Glan do lamha.

Sunday Gospel Jesus is presented as The Word. The Word was made flesh and lived among us. This gospel passage also gives us the assurance that, if we come to know Jesus, we will become the children of God. St John Paul II wrote, ‘the mystery of the birth of Jesus that took place over 2000 years ago must be lived today and every day. The Word that found a dwelling place in, and through Mary, comes to knock on our hearts this Christmas and every Christmas’. We are his people, the people with whom Jesus lives. This Christmas season we are invited to open our hearts to him. To accept Jesus means to respond generously to our call to love in ways that radiate God to the world. This is a call to build community so that everyone is cared for and valued. It means being people who take part in the transformation of the world into the Kingdom of God.

Sunday Masses Holy Spirit vigil 5pm (Saturday), St Matthias’ 10am, St Teresa’s 12noon.

Week day Masses St Teresa’s Monday to Saturday 10am, St Matthias’ Tuesday to

Thursday 10am.

Thursday 6 January 2022, The Epiphany of the Lord. Mass, Holy Spirit 5pm Vigil (Wednesday) St Teresa’s 10am St Matthias’ 10am.

First Friday Week. Those who are sick will be attended as usual. Confessions before 5pm Mass and on request. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place on Fridays from 7 January 2022 from 11am to 6pm in St Teresa’s Church.

To book a wedding or baptism, please contact the parish office (better to email).

Please note that Holy Communion only leaves the church by arrangement.

Anniversaries Pat, Rita & Margo Rogan, Paula Grant, Robert Johnson, Laurence Reid,

Sheila & Harry Currie, Maureen Murray, Sarah L Ledgewood.

Sanctuary Candles will burn for Pat, Rita & Margo Rogan .

Offertory Collection £1 605. Thank you.

Please consider the financial support of the parish.

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