Changes to the Weekend Schedule of Masses

Church of the Holy Family    Our Lady of Perpetual  Succour Dunblane — Auchterarder January 2021 Changes to the Weekend Schedule of Masses   Dear Parishioner : We have an obligation in the present crisis , as you well know, to keep our distance—one of which is...
Notes on the Solemnity of Mary

Notes on the Solemnity of Mary

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of  God . January 1  Octave Day of the Nativity of Christ.  Notes on the Gospel. Jews would circumcise their son on the eight day after birth—this was  the sign that he was a member  of the covenant of God’s people. The Lord’s Name :   Given...
Notes on the Readings for the Ascension of the Lord

Notes on the Readings for the Ascension of the Lord

Notes on the Readings for the Ascension of the Lord ”40 days after the Resurrection” The number 40 has a very significant meaning– it is a time of testing and preparing for a new start in God’s plan. After 40 days of the flood, Noah and his family, purified and...