BULLETIN               31 MAY 2009

PENTECOST SUNDAY IN YEAR 2

CHURCH SERVICES

Saturday 30 May
Mass at 10.00 am for John and Margaret Murphy
Confession on request from 4.30 to 5.15 pm
Sunday Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for James Timmons
Sunday 31 May
Sunday Mass at 10.00 am for the parishioners
Sunday Mass at 12.00 noon for Bill O'Neill
Monday 1 June
Requiem Mass at 10.00 am for Sadie Welsh
Tuesday 2 June
Mass at 10.00 am for Rose McFarlane
Wednesday 3 June
Mass at 10.00 am for Bill O'Neill
Thursday 4 June
Mass at 7.00 pm for Addie Hissey
Friday 5 June

Requiem Mass at 10.00 am for Agnes Burns

Saturday 6 June
Mass at 10.00 am for James, Susan and Bernard Little
Confession on request from 4.30 to 5.15 pm
Sunday Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for James Boyle

The Mass intention list is just over two weeks ahead. Please notify anniversaries as early as you can. Thanks.  


PARISH CENTRE EVENTS

Saturday 30 May
7.00 pmPrivate Function
Sunday 31 May
11.00 am

Tea and Coffee after Mass

Monday 1 June
9.30 to 11.30 am
7.00 to 8.00 pm
7.00 to 9.00 pm

Parents and Toddlers
Weight Watchers
Saint Vincent de Paul Society  

Tuesday 2 June
11.00 am
1.00 to 3.00 pm
7.00 to 8.00 pm

Legion of Mary
Thursday Club
Keep Fit

Wednesday 3 June
6.00 to 7.00 pm
7.00 to 9.00 pm
7.30 pm

Karate
Special Religious Education Group (SPRED) and leaders  
Ignatian Prayer Group

Thursday 4 June
1.30 to 3.00 pm
6.00 to 7.30 pm
7.30 to 9.00 pm
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Brownies
Guides
Friday 5 June
9.30 to 11.30 am
7.00 pm
Parents and Toddlers
Beetle Drive
Saturday 6 June
7.00 pmPrivate Function

PRAYERS
Please remember in your prayers:
   Rebecca who is being confirmed and receiving Holy Communion for the first time today;
   Sadie Welsh and Rose McFarlane both of our parish, Agnes Burns (York, formerly of our parish),
   Patricia Butcher (Saltcoats, formerly of our parish) and Catherine McInnes who died recently;
   Kathleen Conway 1989, Canon Nicholas Murphy 1992, Bessie Grant (McCourt) 2002, William McMullan 1939,
   Peg Brown 1991, Janette Smyth 2007, Susan Boylan, Jim Glass, Denis Long 2005, Helen Cambridge 1980,
   Margaret Fisher 1905, Father Michael Masterson 1997, Rose McKenzie 1996, Gilbert Marshall 2007,
   James Boyle 2008, James Conaghan 1999 and Mary Walsh 1954
   whose anniversaries occur at this time and those who are sick.
   Information for the anniversary list is appreciated.

OFFERTORY COLLECTION
Last weekend's Offertory collection amounted to £1111.21. We are grateful for your generous support of the Parish. Banker's Orders amount to an average of £4000 per month.

BANKER'S ORDERS, GIFT AID AND WILLS
Have you thought of using a Bankers Order? It assists us with the safe handling of cash. Have you signed a Gift Aid Form? If you pay tax, then every £1 you give to the Parish is worth £1.28 to us. Would you consider remembering Saint Peter's in your will?

PARISH CENTRE COLLECTION
Last weekend's collection for the Parish Centre amounted to £422.03 - many thanks.


READERS
Next weekend's readers are Louise Moore at 5.30 pm, Annie Watt at 10.00 am and Tom Reid at 12.00 noon.

CONFIRMATION AND HOLY COMMUNION
Rebecca is being confirmed at the 10.00 am Mass this weekend. She will then receive Holy Communion for the first time. Please pray for her and all the children who have now been confirmed.

GALLOWAY VOICES
Galloway Voices, the Diocesan Choir will sing at the 12.00 noon Mass this weekend. They are well worth hearing and will add to the prayerfulness of the Mass.
Photographs of Galloway Voices are on the Pictures page.

CROSSHOUSE HOSPITAL
You can contact Reverend Deacon Gordon Tustin on 07515 698 180 to notify him if you or a family member is going into Crosshouse. The hospital is unable do it. A message will be passed on. If you or a family member is housebound, please let us know. Unless told, we donít know about it.

50-50 CLUB
Fourteen places remain vacant so anyone wishing to join 50-50 Club should contact Mrs Sammons.

SAINT PETERíS CHILDRENíS CENTRE
A few afternoon places are available in the nursery starting in August 2009 for children who have reached their third birthday. For more information and to register phone Josephine.

SMITHSTONE HOUSE SUMMER FAYRE
The Smithstone House Summer Fayre takes place on Sunday 7 June from 2.00 to 4.00 pm. Enjoy an afternoon out for all the family at Smithstone House and Grounds, Kilwinning. Everyone is welcome.

BEETLE DRIVE
Saint Peterís Parent Council is hosting a Beetle Drive on Friday 5 June at 7.00 pm. Tickets cost £1.50 for and adule and £1.00 for a child. Come along for some family fun. All are welcome. For more information, please contact Michelle.

KITS FOR KIDS
Tass Thistle Under-10 Football Club would greatly appreciate the tokens from the Daily Record collected over the next ten weeks. Please drop them in the box at the stall. Thanks.

CHILDRENíS LITURGY
We are in need of more volunteers for the Childrenís Liturgy for the coming August session. As it takes a little time to gain disclosure, we need to think ahead. Please consider becoming a volunteer, especially if your child is currently in Primary 3 as they will be taking part in the Sacramental Preparation next year or if your child will be joining our Pre-5 Liturgy Group in August. If you are interested, please contact the Parish Office on 464063 or Annie Watt.

CLEANER REQUIRED
The Parish Centre requires a part-time cleaner for approximately 12 hours per week. For more information, please contact Margaret at the Parish Office or Fiona.

PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS - MISSION STATEMENT
The Catholic Church in Scotland is concerned with the lives, safety, wholeness and well-being of each individual person within God's purpose for everyone. It seeks to safeguard the welfare of people of all ages who are involved in whatever capacity
with the Church and its organisations. As a Church community, we accept that it is the responsibility of all of us, ordained, professed, paid and voluntary members, to work together to prevent the physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect of children, young people and vulnerable adults.