Many happy returns to Canon McKay, who celebrated his birthday with parishioners earlier this month.
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James. Known as James the Greater, he was born at Bethsaida, the son of Zebedee and the brother of the apostle, John. He left his fisherman’s trade to follow the Master, and was killed by King Herod about 42 A.D. He is especially venerated in Compostella, where there is a basilica dedicated in his honour, […]
Martha. Sister of Mary and Lazarus, Jesus’ friends. She complained bitterly that Mary was leaving her to do all the serving and running about, and Jesus quietly reminded her that Mary had chosen the better part – to just sit and listen to what he had to say –“Martha, Martha, you worry and fret about […]
So they went off in a boat, but as He stepped ashore, He saw a large crowd; and He took pity on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd, and He set Himself to teach them at some length.
Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them our in pairs , giving them authority over unclean spirits. And He instructed them to take nothing for the journey except a staff- no bread, no haversack, no coppers for their purses. So they set off to preach repentance; and they cast our many devils, and anointed many sick people with oil and cured them.
“This is the carpenter, surely, the son of Mary. Where did the man get all this? What is this wisdom that has been granted Him?” He could work no miracle there, though He cured a few sick people by laying hands on them. He was amazed at their lack of faith.
The Eucharistic Ministers’ rota can be downloaded here and from the usual places. The Readers’ Rota can be downloaded here and from the usual places.
A big thank you to St Margaret of Scotland School. All of the food and other items in the photo were collected by the pupils for our food bank!