BULLETIN                             17 JANUARY 2010

SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF YEAR 3

CHURCH SERVICES

Saturday 16 January
Mass at 10.00 am for a special intention
Confession on request from 4.30 to 5.15 pm
Sunday Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Alberto Carrino
Sunday 17 January
Sunday Mass at 10.00 am for the Parishioners
Sunday Mass at 12.00 noon for Rose Murphy
Monday 18 January
Mass at 10.00 am for Bobby Kelly
Tuesday 19 January

Mass at 10.00 am for Jack and Noelle Collins

Wednesday 20 January
Mass at 10.00 am for a special intention
Thursday 21 January
Mass at 7.00 pm for Bella Dougherty
Friday 22 January

Mass at 10.00 am for George Brannigan

Saturday 23 January
Mass at 10.00 am for Rose Murphy
Confession on request from 4.30 to 5.15 pm
Sunday Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Gerry Brown

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


PARISH CENTRE EVENTS

Sunday 17 January
11.00 am
12.00 noon

Tea and Coffee after Mass
Karate

Monday 18 January
9.30 to 11.30 am
5.30 to 6.30 pm
6.30 to 8.00 pm
7.00 to 8.00 pm
7.00 to 9.00 pm
Parents and Toddlers
Rainbows
Brownies
Weight Watchers
Saint Vincent de Paul Society  
Tuesday 19 January
11.00 am
1.00 to 3.00 pm
7.00 to 8.00 pm

Legion of Mary
Thursday Club

Keep Fit

Wednesday 20 January
6.00 to 7.00 pm

Karate

Thursday 21 January
1.30 to 3.00 pm
6.00 to 7.30 pm
7.30 to 9.00 pm
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Brownies
Guides
Friday 22 January
9.30 to 11.30 am
Parents and Toddlers
Saturday 23 January
7.30 pmBurns Supper
Patrons are asked to be seated by 7.20 pm.

PRAYERS
Please remember in your prayers:
   Jeanie Quinn and William Earlie (Cambuslang) who died recently;
   James Murray 1972, George Agostini 2006, Rena Scullion 2008, Margaret McLaughlan 2005,
   Canon Michael Farrington 2009, Mary Catherine Teggart 1999, Thelma Carrick 2005, Thomas West 2005,
   Annie Boyle OíHare 1967, Bessie Brown 1982, Margaret McMillan 2009, Addie Hissey 2009,
   Margaret Jane Brennan 1964, Annie Monan 1998, James McCormack 1999, Catherine Welsh 2005,
   Michael Lynn 2005 and James Cunningham 1986 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 £653.55. We are grateful for your generous support of the Parish and the Diocese to which we pay a monthly levy of £1250.

PARISH CENTRE COLLECTION
Last weekend's collection for the Parish Centre amounted to £286.20 - many thanks.
Each month we pay off our Parish Centre debt by £3000.

BANKER'S ORDERS
Have you thought of using a Bankers Order? It assists us with the safe handling of cash. Banker's Orders for the Parish and Centre amount to an average of £3800 per month. Forms are available.

GIFT AID
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. Forms are available.

WILLS
Would you consider remembering Saint Peter's in your will?


READERS
Next weekend's readers are Margaret Brogan at 5.30 pm, Angela Body at 10.00 am and Ronnie Cairns at 12 noon.

HOLY COMMUNION
If you are at Mass find it difficult to get down for Communion, please come to the front or you could ask whoever is with you to ask for a sacred host to bring to you in your seat.

BURNS SUPPER
The Burns Supper will be held in the Parish Centre on Saturday 23 January 2010. Patrons are asked to be seated by 7.20 pm for a prompt 7.30 pm start. George McGrattan will chair the event. Ciaran Sinclair will pipe in the top table guests and haggis. Canon Matt McManus will welcome and thank participants. Bill Andrew will recite the Address To A Haggis. Bill Nolan, past president of Irvine Burns Club, will deliver The Immortal Memory. Eric Allan, head teacher of Saint Matthew's Academy, Saltcoats, will propose the Toast to the Lassies and Mary-Rose Martin, head teacher of Ardrossan Academy will reply. Music will be provided by the folk group, A Pinch o' Salt[coats] - Dusty Millar, Tommy Bingham and John Slavin. Catering will be done by the Parish Centre team. More information on this and previous Burns Suppers are on Saint Peter's website. A limited number of tickets costing £10 is on sale at the Parish Office on 464063.

CROSSHOUSE HOSPITAL
If you or a family member is going into Crosshouse Hospital and wishes a visit from the hospital Chaplain, please let us know. The Chaplain is Father Martin Chambers and his telephone number is 01563 533587. If you or a family member is housebound, please let us know. Unless told, we donít know about it.

BEING CATHOLIC WEBSITE
The Catholic Church in Scotland has a new website advertising meetings and courses which you might find interesting. The address is
www.BeingCatholic.org.

WORLD'S LARGEST BIBLE
The entire text of the Bible incorporated into an image of Michelangelo's Creation of Adam will be on display in the Parish Centre over a weekend. The date will be notified.

CHILDRENíS LITURGY
The Children's Liturgy is offered during the 10.00 am Mass. The group who offer this service are always grateful to have new names on the rota. You must have disclosure before you can take part and that is easily arranged. Please phone Michelle in the Parish Office on 464063 on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday morning.

THURSDAY CLUB
The Thursday Club restarts on Tuesday 12 January.

SAINT PETER'S SCHOOL REGISTRATION
Registration at Saint Peterís Primary School for children who attain the age of five years between 1 March 2010 and 28 February 2011 will be by appointment at the following times:
  Monday 18 January - 11.10 to 11.50 am
  Wednesday 20 January - 9.00 to 10.00 am and 1.45 to 2.35 pm
  Thursday 21 January - 9.00 to 10.00 am, 11.10 to 11.50 am and 1.45 to 2.35 pm
Please call in person or telephone 462554 to arrange an appointment. Birth and baptismal certificates should be presented at time of registration.

HILLHOUSE CARE
Hillhouse Care is the new name for The Innocents in Kilmarnock and continues to care for children in need as before. They always welcome children's clothing in good condition. Contacts are 01563 523362 and
HillhouseCare@gmail.com.

BOOKS AVAILABLE BY POST
The following books are available by post.
It's The Eucharist, Thanks God - a new book by Bishop Taylor. It is on sale from Decani Books, Oak House, 70 High Street, Brandon, IP27 0AU for £8.50. It is Bishop Taylorís reflection on the Mass and Liturgy together with some personal reflections.
With Christ In His Passion - the life of Sister Elizabeth Prout, foundress of the Sisters of the Cross and Passion by Sister Dominic Savio CP. It is published by Gracewing, 2 Southern Avenue, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0Q. The cost is £5.99 including postage.
Sister Elizabeth Prout - a pamphlet by Sister Dominic Savio. It is published by the Catholic Truth Society, 40-46 Harlyford Road, London, SE11 5AY at £1.95.

50/50 CLUB
Payment is now due for all members. The cost is £15 annually in January. Sign-up Sunday is this weekend in the foyer of the Parish Centre or via your Collectors. New members are always welcome. Remember that more members mean more prizes. Sincere thanks goes to all our members for their continued support of the 50/50 Club in 2009. Thanks also to the Collectors for their support over the years. The Parish Promotor is Myriame Sammons.

MASS INTENTIONS
Almost 200 Masses were requested for Catherine McEvoy, Bella Dougherty, Gerry Brown, and June Doherty. All the Masses will be offered but most will be said by, and the offerings sent to, priests on the Missions.

USED STAMPS FOR SAINT PATRICKíS MISSIONARY SOCIETY
There is a box by the Stall door for used Christmas stamps. They willl be sent to Saint Patrick's Missionary Society.

WORLD'S LARGEST BIBLE
The entire text of the Bible incorporated into an image of Michelangelo's Creation of Adam will be on display in the Parish Centre over a weekend. The date will be notified.

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER
The World Day Of Prayer is to be held in the Church of the Nazarene, Glasgow Street, Ardrossan at 4.00 pm on Friday 5 March. Mrs Jane Austin of the Church of the Nazarene has intimated a United Bible Study Course which is open to all. The dates are Wednesday 27 January, Wednesday 10 February and Wednesday 24 February at 7.30 pm. You would be made very welcome - just turn up for a 7.30 pm start.

2010 DIARY
The 2010 diary is available at the stall. A small donation is appreciated but there is no charge.

HILLHOUSE CARE
Hillhouse Care is the new name for The Innocents in Kilmarnock and continues to care for children in need as before. They always welcome children's clothing in good condition. Contacts are 01563 523362 and
HillhouseCare@gmail.com.

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.