Ash Wednesday 2021

Dear Parishioners, Wednesday, the 17th February 2021 will be Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the Lenten Season.Under normal circumstances, we would use the ashes from the previous year’s palms. This year, we need to be more creative as these will not be readily available for numerous reasons.If you wish to use ashes, perhapsContinue reading “Ash Wednesday 2021”

Notice on January 2021 Lockdown

Dear Parishioners,As you may have already heard, the First Minister announced today a return to national lockdown similar to the one we experienced back in March. This is how this will affect us as parishes. From Friday churches must close. There must be no public Masses, devotions, etc.,and churches must not be left open forContinue reading “Notice on January 2021 Lockdown”

How Tier 4 COVID-19 restrictions will affect our Parishes.

As expected, the Scottish Government today announced further restrictions to help curb the spread of COVID-19. This announcement has put most of the Archdiocese of Glasgow under Tier-4 COVID-19 restriction. This will last for a period of three weeks pending review. The main things for parishes are as follows: The maximum attendance at Mass orContinue reading “How Tier 4 COVID-19 restrictions will affect our Parishes.”