Rev Fr James Grant

150th Anniversary Year 1868 - 2018 

   Parish Priest- Rev. Fr. James Anthony Grant
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Sancta Familia Media | 2017
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Ministers of the Word The Ministers of the Word proclaim the Sacred Scriptures at Mass both on Sundays and weekdays.They also announce the intentions in the Prayer of the Faithful. Choir Holy Family Parish can boast two choirs: one for each of the 10.00am and 12.00 noon Sunday Masses. They usually rehearse on Tuesdays from 7.30pm - 8.30pm. Milne Ladies Group Our new Milne ladies group meet up in the parish centre regularly. Dates for these meeting will be advertised in the parish bulletin.                            Why not come along? Catholic Men’s Society The Catholic Men's Society still has a presence within the parish and organises monthly quiz nights.The CMS is a society of men who are interested in knowing more about their faith and   meet up monthly.
Ministers of the Eucharist Help with the distribution of the Sacred Host and the Precious Blood at Mass.They also minister to the housebound of the parish by taking them Holy Communion after Sunday Masses. Altar Servers This ministry of service at the altar is open to both boys and girls aged 11 years and upwards. They meet  every Monday at 6.10pm in the Milne room in the parish centre. Gonzaga Youth Group Youth group for those over the age of 16. They meet regularly for prayer and social gatherings around the parishes. If you want to know more:                  Contact Emmet on (07833286370) Rambling club. The Holy Family Rambling Club was formed in August 1999. It organises regular walks, social events and trips away. Many of the ramblers are parishioners of Holy Family Church, However the club also draws members from out with the parish.

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At present our Parish Priest is Rev Fr James Anthony Grant 1995 - Present



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Fr Grant was born in Calderbank House Bailleston on the 13th June 1959. He attended Corpus Christi Primary School in Calderbank later begining his secondary education in St Patricks High School Coatbridge. He was education to Preisthood in the Royal Scots College, Valladolid Spain from 1977 to 1983 when he was then Ordained to the Priesthood by Bishop Francis Thomson on the 4th July 1983 in his home Parish of Corpus Christi Calderbank. Fr Grant is now the longest serving Parish Priest in the history of our church in Mossend. During his time in Mossend, he has made major improvements to the Church internally and externally. In addition to the material improvements made to our church buildings, Fr. Grant has striven tirelessly to foster and improve the devotional and liturgical life of the parish. Father Grant will leave Holy Family Mossend at the end of January 2019 to take up a new appointment as the General Secretary to the Bishop’s Conference of Scotland after 23 years as Parish Priest in Mossend


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Holy Family Mossend 150th Anniversary Mass 2018
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Holy Family Mossend 150th Jubilee Mass Thursday 21st June 2018 What a glorious occasion for one of the oldest and nicest churches in the Diocese of Motherwell! Bishop Joseph Toal was the principle celebrant with a dozen local priests as a packed Holy Family celebrated worthily their 150th Milestone


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