A huge thank you to all who celebrated my Golden Anniversary with me. There are so many of you who worked tirelessly in the church, the house and the garden, that it would be impossible to name you individually. But you know that you have my most sincere thanksfor making the day what it was. […]
Here are some photos from the Holy Hour which took place last month, during which all the parishes in our cluster (Sacred Heart, St Lucy’s, Our Lady & St Helen’s and Holy Cross) took part. The Holy Hour was followed by tea and coffee in the hall.
Here are some photos from our Easter celebrations in 2016. The photos include: Holy Thursday, when we mark the Last Supper, and Fr McKay follows Jesus’ example in the washing of the feet; Good Friday, when we venerate the wood of the Cross; Święconka, meaning “the blessing of the Easter baskets,” a Polish tradition which takes place on Holy Saturday; and, […]
Here’s another old photo of the parish. The text reads: A proud day for the people of St. Joseph’s Parish. Archbishop James Donald Scanlon of Glasgow speaks to those who laid the foundation stone in Cumbernauld’s second Roman Catholic Church – St. Joseph’s – on Thursday evening, at the ceremony in the almost-completed building. […]
Another Christmas past, we now look forward to what comes in 2016; but, take a second to look back at a few final photos from our Christmas celebrations, 2015. Thanks to Brenda Docherty for taking the pictures, and to Mary Agnes Coleman and all those who work throughout the year to make our church look so […]
The Wednesday Coffee mornings continue. Last week, Mrs Brazill brought six Primary 7 children along. They were delightful and a pleasure to have in our church hall. Their help in clearing up afterwards was very much appreciated. All our parishioners who attended agreed that they were very polite and well-mannered. They are a credit to […]
As you will all know, there was an exhibition in the hall after Mass last week, of nativity sets from around the world. For those who missed it, or would like to see some of the cribs again, here are some photos taken on the day. There were cribs from Scotland, Europe, Africa, North America, Latin America, […]
St Joseph’s Parishioners enjoying themselves at our St Andrew’s dance. Billy Marshall provided the entertainment, and Rosie and Christine, two Highland Dancers from the McDonald School of dancing, gave us a brilliant display of dancing. Thanks to all who came along to support us on the night!