Join us on YouTube on the first three Thursdays of Advent at 7.00pm for our Advent Holy Hour. These will be available to watch online only from home rather than attending in the Church. The Holy Hour will provide our parish an opportunity for prayer and reflection as a basis for planning for the parish in the new year and how we best emerge from the pandemic. The three themes for reflection will be based around Community, Worship and Charity. Please make a special effort to j
20 th November 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I hope this finds you and all your families well. To those not so well, or recently bereaved, I offer the prayerful support of our Diocesan community. As we move into the three-week period of Tier 4 restrictions this evening, I offer a word of encouragement as we strive to do our best to observe what is asked of us and to uphold the common good of our fellow citizens. With the grim death toll from the Covid-19 virus in
With restrictions now limiting our congregation to 20 people, we hope this weekend, if the temporary set up works, that it will be possible to watch the Masses from Sacred Heart Church. Hopefully proper cameras will be installed in both churches for next weekend. Search Youtube for ‘Sacred Heart & St Gerard’s Parish, Bellshill’ or follow the link here. Please let others know who may not be able to get to Mass in person so that they can join in prayer from their homes.
As expected we are moving to tier 4 restrictions on Friday 20th November during which we will be limited to a congregation of 20 people for each Mass. Weekday Masses will also be included in our booking system for next week, meaning it is not possible to attend Mass without first booking. I would ask people to only book a space for one Mass over the week to give as many people as possible an opportunity to attend. From 7.00pm on Wednesday evening it will be possible to book M