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Deacon Angus MacKinnon RIP

It is with sadness we convey to you the news that Deacon Angus MacKinnon has died. Deacon Angus was ordained for Dunkeld Diocese in St John’s Church in Perth on 6th March 1999 but was deacon in St Mary’s Parish in Whifflet from 2000 to 2011 when he retired to his home in Bathgate. The funeral for Deacon Angus will be held in St Mary’s Church in Bathgate on Friday 16th March at 10.00 am, with his mortal remains being received into the Church prior to the Mass. Clergy wishing to concelebrate or take part are ask to bring an alb and purple stole. May the Lord who chose him to serve Him as a deacon, number him among his chosen in heaven. Requiescat in Pace

Canon Timothy Brosnan RIP

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Canon Timothy Brosnan, retired Parish Priest of St Gerard's, Bellshill, who died this morning in Killarney. Canon Brosnan was ordained in 1957 and served as curate in St Mungo's Garthamlock, St Margaret's Airdrie, Sacred Heart Bellshill and St Aloysius' Chapelhall. He then served as Parish Priest of St Benedict's Easterhouse and St Gerard's Bellshill, where he served from 1984 until his retirement in 2011. Funeral arrangements will be announced in due course. May the Lord who chose Timothy as his priest number him among his chosen in heaven.

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