St Joseph’s

Cowdenbeath Road, Burntisland, KY3 0LJ   01592 872207

Parish Priest:  Fr James G. Tracey

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18th November 2018  - 


33rd Sunday of the Year  (Year B)




Services this week:



Saturday 17 November


5.00pm Vigil Mass


Francis Canning



Sunday 18 November


10.00am Mass

Special Intention – Elizabeth Wainhouse



Monday 19 November


No Mass or Service




Tuesday 20 November


7.00pm Mass

Deceased Members – McKillop Family



Wednesday 21 November

(Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary)


10.00am Mass


Helen De Pallette



Thursday 22 November

(St Cecilia)


9.30am Exposition

10.00am Mass



Nancy Taggart



Friday 23 November


10.00am Mass


Evelyn Fulton



Saturday 24 November

(St Andrew Dung Lac & Companions)


10.00am Mass

5.00pm Vigil Mass


Special Intention

Ann Lagan



Sunday 25 November


10.00am Mass


People of the Parish


Confession: Tuesday 6.30pm and on request.


Thank you for your offerings last week: Offertory £380; Building Fund £205; Teas £85; Papers £20. Attendance 190.  Money Counters this week: Team 4.


Teas/Coffee in the Church Hall after Sunday and Thursday Mass. All welcome.



Today is World Day of the Poor: The second collection will be for the Missionaries of Charity and the Sisters of Mercy in Edinburgh, to assist with their work with the homeless in the city.


Could the young people who have volunteered to sing with the Music Group on 11th December please meet with Sarah after Mass this morning, please.


Seniors’ Christmas Party: SSVP will be hosting the annual Seniors Christmas Party on Sunday 9th December at 2pm.  Festive Dining and Sing-Along with  Morris the Maestro! Please put your name on the list in the porch if you wish to attend.


200 Club: Congratulations to the winners in the November Draw - £200 Olivia Slater (21); £100 Greg Bargeton (12); £50 Veronica Nicholson (31); £20 Colin Barton (165); £20 Rosemary Lascelles (27); £20 Rachel Kay (48).


Knit and Knatter Charity Knitting: Fridays, Church Hall, 10.30am-12.30pm.


Social Night in the Church Hall – Friday 23rd November, 7.00pm-11.00pm. All tickets have now been sold.


East Fife Ladies Choir - Concert in St Joseph’s, Tuesday 11th December, 7.30pm. On the evening of the concert there are several tasks looking for “willing hands.” Please see Winnie Daly if you can help. Thank you.


St Joseph’s Children`s Christmas Party, Saturday 15th December, 12 pm - 1.30pm. As there is no charge for this event we ask parents to bring along some party food. There is a list in the porch for you to sign your child`s name up and to indicate which party food you can provide. We look forward to seeing the children there. Further details from Clare Morrison: 01592 873840.


SSVP 70 Years: 70 Gifts: Donations of non-perishables for the Food Bank, or a toy for a child, would be greatly appreciated and distributed as appropriate. A box is available in the porch. 


Advent Talks for Young Adults on the threefold theme of Faith, Hope and Love, Sunday 2, 9 & 16 December at Gillis Centre, Edinburgh, 5-7pm. Talk; Questions; Exposition, Confessions, Night Prayer & Benediction followed by pizza and refreshments. All very welcome.


St Andrew’s RC High – Parent Council Ceilidh – Friday 30th November 7.30pm - 10.30pm. Tickets £5 for adults / £2 for children and can be obtained directly from the school or by phoning 01592 583407.

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