- St. Patrick's Parish, Kilsyth -

 - Welcome - 

A warm welcome to the Catholic Church of St. Patrick's, Kilsyth

30, Low Craigends, Kilsyth,
Glasgow G65 0PF

Parish Clergy: Parish Priest - Fr. Daniel P. Doherty. Assistant Priest - Fr Sean Bradley.

T | +44 (0)1236 822136

E | pp.stpatricks@gmail.com

W | www.saintpatrickskilsyth.org.uk
 

Dear Friends,

Welcome to the website of our parish. We do hope you will find this website informative, helpful and useful enough to keep you up-to-date with the events and activities in our parish. The site provides you with the history of the parish, a media gallery, holy mass times, parish groups, hall availability, upcoming events, latest news and our parish weekly bulletin.

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 - St. Patrick's Church - Re-opening 16th November 2000 - 

St Patrick's Church has been kindly donated the video footage of the re-opening of St. Patrick's Church on 16th November 2000.  This video contains footage of the Reception after Holy Mass in the Kilsyth Celtic Supporters Social Club. For more footage of the Holy Mass visit - Re-opening

 - Mass Times - 
 

Sunday

8 am - Exposition

9.30 am - Holy Mass
12.00 noon - Holy Mass

 

Monday - St. Kentigern

8 am - Holy Mass
8.30 am - Exposition

9.30 am - Holy Mass

Tuesday

8 am - Holy Mass

8.30 am - Exposition
9.30 am - Holy Mass

Wednesday

6 pm - Exposition

7 pm - Holy Mass

 

Thursday

8 am - Holy Mass
8.30 am - Exposition
9.30 am - Holy Mass

11 am - Mass at Craig en Goyne

Friday - St. Anthony

8 am - Holy Mass
8.30 am - Exposition

9.30 am - Holy Mass 

Saturday 

8.30am - Exposition
9.30am - Holy Mass
10am - Confessions

5.15pm - Confessions

6 pm - Vigil Mass

Rosary
20 minutes before Mass excluding Sunday

You are visitor:-

 - Upcoming Events - 

 - What's On - January - 

 - Caritas Groups - 

The group is a combination of representatives from existing parish groups:-

 - St. Patrick's Parish Day Out - 

Parish Day out to St Andrews on Saturday 15 June. After Morning Mass, two coaches with 82 people of all ages travelled to wonderful thee wonderful town of St Andrews. A place steeped in cultural and religious history. On arrival the local parish priest led us in a service with the relic of St. Andrew. After discovering the great ancient sites, a visit to the beach, coffee shops, and of course the shops we headed south to Burntisland. At The Bay hotel we enjoyed a very delicious meal, wonderful service and spectacular views. We returned home at 8pm all very pleasantly tired!
For more information on St. Andrews, visit -  https://www.visitstandrews.com/

 - Gift Aid - 

Do you have an income of more than £11,500?  Would you think about Gift Aiding you parish contribution? Every £1 donated we can reclaim 25p from the government.
Forms at back of Church. Thank you.

For more information visit -  Gift Aid

 - Piety Shop - 

The Piety Shop recently? There is a great selection of new cards & stock for all occasions, Pop in, you will not be disappointed.

 - Men's Group outing to the National Museum of Flight - 

The men's group had an enjoyable day on 6th May 2019 visiting the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune. They were joined on their journey by Father Peter.

 - Charitable Groups - 

This information brochure is to allow Parishioners’ access to the various charitable groups within St. Patrick’s Parish, either for help or to help. Why not become involved?.

 - Music at St. Patrick's - 

We are always eager for new members and anyone is welcome regardless of age with absolutely no requirement for previous experience or an audition (none of the members within our choir read music). Being part of the choir is great fun, it is a great opportunity to develop a talent and make new friends, not to mention, spiritually rewarding. We are always keen to have more musicians within our group and would be extremely grateful for anyone willing to share their talent wether it be on the organ or any orchestral instrument.

For more information visit - Music at St.Patrick's

 - Parish Minibus Hire - 

Planning a party, birthday or special event and need transport, then why not book the Parish Minibus.

For more information contact:- 
Anne McAteer on 822500

 - Hall Availability - 

Planning a party, birthday or special event then why not book the Parish Hall.  For more information and availability visit - 
Hall Availability & Booking Information

or contact Ann or George Kerr for details on
07538 260 848

Parish Trip to Ireland 2020

An information meeting for all those who have signed up & handed in their deposits will take place on Saturday 25th Jan after the Vigil Mass.

Anti-Human Trafficking

Modern slavery training event will take place at Gillis Centre on Wed 5th February 7-9pm. Details to follow.

Day for your Diary

Friday 28th February at Our Lady & St. Ninians’s Chapel Hall, Bannockburn at 7pm, for a talk ‘Male & Female He Created Them.’ Further details to follow.

Married Couples Retreat

Saturday 15th February at Gillis Centre, Edinburgh. Further details to follow.

Bio Ethics Day

In the Gillis Centre, Edinburgh, Sat 25th Jan at 10.30am and will conclude at 2.30pm. The theme will be Assisted Suicide: Catholic Perspective by Dr. Jones & then a presentation by Evelyn Howie, retired senior nurse from St. Columba’s Hospice, Edinburgh, who will reflect on the holistic care offered by the hospice movement.

 - Latest News - 

Post Supper Vigil
Will take place on Saturday 25th January, at the same time as the information evening for all those going to Donegal. If you would like to attend please sign up on the list at the back of the chapel. Menu: steak pie and apple pie. Please bring your own bottle please.

A BIG Thank you!

As 2019 draws to a close, we can look back as a Parish Community to many moments of grace. There are so many to be thanked! To name the various groups risks forgetting the generous and dedicated individuals behind them, without whom the parish would not look as it does, nor would the work of the parish continue to progress. Our sacristans give of themselves with dedication & generosity; we are deeply indebted to them. The Ministers of the Word, the Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion & the Altar Servers ensure that the sacred liturgy is celebrated with dignity and good order. Likewise, the Choir and Organists help us to ‘pray twice’, raising our minds, hearts and voices to God, whose praise is our joy. The holiness of the Sanctuary, and side altars is shown forth by the beautiful work daily, weekly in the altar linens, flowers and more. For the drivers of the minibus who bring parishioners to weekly Mass and those who maintain the minibus and for those who provide hospitality in the hall we thank. Again and again one meets people who remark at the care with which the chapel is kept clean and maintained. For this we are greatly indebted to the cleaners. We also appreciate the great work of our gardeners. To circulate, collect and deposit baskets is an unglamorous but very necessary thing, as is the task of counting, sorting & banking the offerings taken up, not forgetting all our dedicated Parish Draw members. We thank these men & women for stepping up to ensure these tasks are carried out efficiently & quickly. We need more help! Please volunteer. See Fr Daniel. Without the backup of the parish volunteers it would be impossible for this parish to function as it does and the priests are very grateful to all those who help in any

Senior Citizens Christmas Lunch
That took place last Sunday was a great Success. Over 80 OAP’s attended! Great thanks to Joey Curtis for music, Alex Graham Catering for food, Gemma MacDonald of Party, Party for chair covering & bows and special thanks to the Hall/Social Committee and helpers for organising the afternoon. Well done!

E-News Updates LAUNCHED
The Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh is delighted to launch a brand new news service – the e-news update. All you have to do is sign up at our website and we’ll send you a regular e-mail with the latest news, views and information about the Catholic Church in this part of Scotland.

“How entirely fitting that we launch this new e-news service today upon the Feast of St Francis de Sales, the patron saint of journalists and one of the greatest communicators that the Church has ever raised up,” said Archbishop Leo Cushley, 24 January.

“The e-news update is a great way for Catholics – and many others – to keep up to date with everything that the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh is doing to proclaim the joy of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the one and a half million people who live within the bounds of our diocese.”

To sign up, just click on the link below and scroll down the page where you can subscribe to the e-news update https://archedinburgh.org/news-events.

Thank you. St Francis de Sales, pray for us!

The Catholic App by Musemantik, is your FREE smart Catholic companion that helps you find Mass, Confession, churches, online parish communities and more. It now covers Edinburgh & Motherwell diocese. It can be downloaded from the following links:

Apple App Store or Google Play.

For more information  visit - www.facebook.com/catholicapp

 - Parish Data Protection Policies - 

 - Parish Safeguarding - 

“Awareness and Safety in our Catholic Communities”

Volunteering to work in the Parish Community is a wonderful expression of Christian commitment, and is essential to the running of our many and varied groups. Some of this work involves working closely with children and young people, or with adults at risk, and imposes extra responsibilities on us all.

For more information visit - Parish Safeguarding

For more information on

Scottish Catholic Safeguarding

visit -  www.scsafeguarding.org.uk/Safeguarding

or Archdiocese Safeguarding Audit 2019

 - Parish Calendar of Events - 

Download (PDF)

 - Our Lady of Fatima Statue - 

There is a sheet at the back if anybody would like to have the statue home. Simply put your name beside the date required and it will remain at your home for 1 week, from Saturday to Saturday.

 - Pro Life Information - 

All donations are greatly appreciated and can be left iin the boxes at either door of the Church for uplift.

For more information visit - Kilsyth Foodbank

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National Museum of Flight

Men's Group outing on 6th May 2019 to the National Flight Museum, East Fortune.