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The 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Sunday 22nd October 2017
Cycle A.


Celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
This Sacrament is celebrated at the following times,

  • St. David’s, Dalkeith :- Saturday evening from 5.20 p.m. to 5.45 p.m. before Vigil Mass.
  • St. Luke & St. Anne’s, Mayfield :- Saturday morning from 9.30 a.m. before and then immediately after 10.00 a.m. Mass.
  • In either parish, at any suitable time by request.


Parish News and Events.


This Sunday is World Mission Sunday.
A special collection will be taken up for Missio Scotland.

Please note that Mass on Wednesday will be at 10 a.m., rather than the usual 12 noon, as there is a deanery meeting.

Advance notice...
Wednesday 1st November is All Saints’ Day and is a Holyday of Obligation.
Vigil Mass at 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday and Masses on Wednesday morning – 9.45 a.m. at St David’s and 11.15 a.m. at St Luke & St Anne’s.
Thursday 2nd November is All Souls’ Day.
There will be a Mass at 7 p.m. in St David’s.
During this Mass a candle will be lit for each of those from the parish whose funerals have taken place during the past 12 months.
There will be teas in the hall after this Mass.
On Saturday 4
th November at the 10 a.m. Mass at St. Luke & St. Anne’s a candle will be lit for each of those from St. Luke & St. Anne’s whose funerals have taken place in the past 12 months, with tea and coffee after the Mass.

Safe families for children – a reminder of the information day at St. John’s and King’s Park parish church on Saturday 28th October, 9.45 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Please see the notice at the back of the church.


This Sunday (22nd October).
Pro-Life Teas & Coffees.
Please come and support us after Mass.

Saturday the 28th - Quiz Night.
Warm food, raffle and Irish Bingo.
Please come along and support us.
Tickets are £3 per adult and £1 for children of primary school age.

Abortion Decriminalisation.
A deputation to speak to our MSP Colin Beattie is being organised for the w/e of 27/28 October (50th anniversary of the 1967 Abortion Legislation).
If you would like to participate please contact John on 663 1141.


Next Sunday (29th October).
• Pro-Life Teas & Coffees.
Please come and support us after Mass.

• 200 Club Grand Prize Draw will take place in the hall after Mass.
59 numbers still not fully paid.
If you think you have not fully paid up check with us in the hall after 11.00 a.m. Mass on Sunday (today).


Teas & Coffees - the next available Sunday to book for a Good Cause is in January 2018.