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Today’s Saint – St Alphonsus Marie Gaspard de Liguori

Bishop, Doctor of the Church, and the founder of the Redemptorist Congregation. He was born Alphonsus Marie Antony John Cosmos Damien Michael Gaspard de Liguori on September 27,1696, at Marianella, near Naples, Italy. Raised in a pious home, Alphonsus went … Continue reading

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Today’s Feast – St. Ignatius of Loyola

Ignatius went through a very long and painful turning to Christ. He had a vision of the Blessed Mother and made a pilgrimage to her shrine at Montserrat. At the age of 43, he and six others vowed to offer … Continue reading

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All change….

As was previously announced at the weekend Masses, the Archbishop has announced around 15 different changes to the staffing of the parishes of the archdiocese. St Joseph’s Bonnybridge is involved with the changes, with the current Parish Priest, Fr Kevin Dow … Continue reading

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Today’s Feast – St James the Apostle

This James is the brother of John the Evangelist. The two were called by Jesus as they worked with their father in a fishing boat on the Sea of Galilee. Jesus had already called another pair of brothers from a … Continue reading

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Today’s Feast – The Nativity of St John the Baptist

Jesus called John the greatest of all those who had preceded him: “I tell you, among those born of women, no one is greater than John….” But John would have agreed completely with what Jesus added: “[Y]et the least in … Continue reading

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Prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

O most holy heart of Jesus, fountain of every blessing, I adore you, I love you, and with lively sorrow for my sins I offer you this poor heart of mine. Make me humble, patient, pure and wholly obedient to … Continue reading

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Today’s Feast – St Barnabas

All we know of Barnabas is to be found in the New Testament. A Jew, born in Cyprus and named Joseph, he sold his property, gave the proceeds to the Apostles, who gave him the name Barnabas, and lived in … Continue reading

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