Open Doors

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St John’s Church is on the list of buildings which will have OPEN DOORS next weekend – 16th and 17th September. If any parishioners would like to volunteer as a guide for a couple of hours either day, six are required or each day (ideally 3 pairs) – please see the notice at the back of the church – or …

Second Collections in 2016

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Sunday 10th January Baptism of Jesus Justice and Peace Sunday 24th January Third Sunday of the Year African Missions Sunday 7th February Fifth Sunday of the Year Catholic Education Service Sunday 14th February First Sunday in Lent Sick and Retired Priests Sunday 13th March Fifth Sunday in Lent Papal and Episcopal Charities Good Friday Holy Places Sunday 8th May Seventh …

Hospital Chaplaincy

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Some of you may have been following the correspondence following the freedom of information request placed by the Herald newspaper and the Scottish Secular Society regarding the ministry of hospital chaplains in Scotland under the auspices of the Spiritual Care Departments. This represents yet another attempt by militant secularism in Scotland to question the role of religion in our society. …

Car Parking

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Over the last few months, there have been a fair number of cars in the church car park which are unconnected with the church. Unauthorised parking prevents access for those using the church and hall, with appointments at the presbytery, can cause distress to mourners, and adds to the wear and tear of facilities to which they do not contribute. …