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Our Journey Together in the Diocese of Motherwell

At all Masses on the weekend of 27th/28th August, a video presentation from Bishop Toal was shown, highlighting the challenges we face as a Diocese in the future. The video has been produced as we plan ahead for providing future pastoral provisions in the face of challenges such as fewer priests and falling congregations. Our Lady of Good Aid, pray for us.

Canon Tom Gibbons RIP

In your charity, please pray for the repose of the soul of Canon Tom Gibbons, who passed away on Saturday morning after suffering a stroke. Canon Tom was born in 1930 and was ordained to the Priesthood in 1954. His first appointment was to St Bride's RC Church, Cambuslang. He then served as Parish Priest of St Monica's Coatbridge from 1981 until 1997 when he became Parish Priest of St Columbkille's Church, Rutherglen. He retired to Girvan in 2010 and celebrated his Diamond Jubilee in 2014. The arrangements for Canon Tom’s funeral have now been made and are as follows: -Reception of his mortal remains to Motherwell Cathedral at 5.00pm on Sunday 28th August 2016. -Mass of Christian Burial on M

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