St Joseph’s

Cowdenbeath Road, Burntisland, KY3 0LJ   01592 872207

Parish Priest:  Fr James G. Tracey

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25th November 2018  - 


Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe  (Year B)




Services this week:



Saturday 24 November


5.00pm Vigil Mass


Ann Lagan



Sunday 25 November


10.00am Mass


People of the Parish



Monday 26 November


No Mass or Service




Tuesday 27 November


7.00pm Mass


Thomas Tracey



Wednesday 28 November


10.00am Mass


James Tracey



Thursday 29 November



10.00am Funeral Mass – Yvonne Shaw



Friday 30 November

(St Andrew)


10.00am Mass


Special Intention



Saturday 1 December


10.00am Mass

5.00pm Vigil Mass


Mary Carr

Susan Doyle



Sunday 2 December


10.00am Mass


People of the Parish


Confession: Tuesday 6.30pm and on request.


Thank you for your offerings last week: Offertory £325; Homeless Charities £770; Teas £70; Stall £100; Papers £10; Hall donations £40. Attendance 193.  Money Counters this week: Team 1.


Teas/Coffee in the Church Hall after Sunday. Please note that the hall is being used by the family after Thursday’s Funeral Mass, so there will not be the normal refreshments.


World Day of the Poor: Thank you for your very generous offerings - £770 was raised 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.


Parishioners are warmly invited to St Andrew's RC High, Kirkcaldy, on Thursday 29th November at 4.30pm as we host the Holy Icon of Jesus Our Teacher.  Following a prayer service and short address by Archbishop Cushley there will be a light buffet for those attending.  Please contact the school on 01592 583407 if you wish to attend so we have an idea of numbers. 


FAB are holding a Christmas Craft Fair at Burntisland Golf Club on Sunday 25th November between 12 and 3pm, lots of gift ideas for Christmas! 


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.


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


East Fife Ladies Choir Concert in St Joseph’s, Tuesday 11th December, 7.30pm.


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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