BULLETIN        6 JUNE 2010

FEAST OF THE BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST IN YEAR 3

CHURCH SERVICES

Saturday 5 June
Mass at 10.00 am for the parishioners
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Alison Dunn
Sunday 6 June
Sunday Mass at 10.00 am for the parishioners
Sunday Mass at 12.00 noon for Eamon Lennon
Monday 7 June
Mass at 10.00 am for Tommy Coulter
Tuesday 8 June

Mass at 10.00 am for Margaret Lang

Wednesday 9 June

No Mass in Saint Peter's
Mass offered elsewhere for Nettie Retzbach

Thursday 10 June
No Mass in Saint Peter's
Mass offered elsewhere for Gerry Brown
Friday 11 June

Mass at 10.00 am for John Maher senior

Saturday 12 June
Mass at 10.00 am for the sick
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Martin Francis Brown

The Mass intention list is just over two weeks ahead. Please notify anniversaries as early as you can. Thanks.
Any changes to the above times caused, for example, by a funeral will be notified on the home page of this website.


PARISH CENTRE EVENTS

Saturday 5 June
7.30 pmPrivate Function
Sunday 6 June

11.00 am
12 noon to 1.00 pm
4.00 to 7.00 pm

Tea and Coffee after Mass
Karate
Private Function

Monday 7 June
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 8 June
11.00 am
1.00 to 3.00 pm
7.00 to 8.00 pm
7.00 to 9.00 pm
7.30 pm

Legion of Mary
Thursday Club
Keep Fit
Saint Anne's Guild
Ignatian Prayer Group

Wednesday 9 June
1.30 pm
6.00 to 7.00 pm
7.00 pm

Private Meeting
Karate
Zumba Fitness

Thursday 10 June
1.30 to 3.00 pm
6.00 to 7.30 pm
7.30 to 9.00 pm

Cardiac Rehabilitation
Brownies
Guides

Friday 11 June
9.30 amParents and Toddlers
Saturday 12 June
7.30 pmPrivate Function

PRAYERS
Please remember in your prayers:
   James Conaghan 1999, Mary Walsh 1954, Father Ninian Currie OFM 2009, Alison Dunn 1994, Patrick Clark 2002,
   
Charles Coulter 2007, George West 1997, Martin Francis Brown 1998, Elizabeth Dailly, Hilda Reid,
   John Spencer 2002, John Maher 2002, Helen Taylor 1998, Agnes Blake 2008, John Higgins 1973 and
   Felix Murphy 1997 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 £803.98 - many thanks. 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 £385.55 - many thanks.


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 Celia Andrew at 5.30 pm, Angela Body at 10.00 and Ronnie Cairns at 12 noon. If you would consider becoming a Reader at Mass please speak to Canon Matt or the Parish Office on 464063. Thank you. We are especially short at the 10.00 am Sunday Mass.

PAPAL VISIT ARRANGEMENTS
Pope Benedict XVI will visit the United Kingdom from Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 September. The Pope will spend Thursday 16 in Scotland. He will celebrate Mass in Bellahouston Park, Glasgow in the early evening of that day - the only public event. The Office for the Papal Visit has written to say that tickets will be available, transport will be arranged, no private cars will permitted within 45 minutes walk of the Park, shuttle buses will bring people to and from the Park to the designated bus parking area. All of the arrangements have to be finalised with Glasgow City Council and Strathclyde Police. Full details will be made public soon and we are urged not to make any private arrangements until full information is available.

PAPAL VISIT CHOIR
The diocese has a few places available in the choir for the Mass in Bellahouston Park. Names have to be submitted to the diocese. Send your name here or to The Diocese of Galloway, 8 Corsehill Road, Ayr, KA7 2ST.

PAPAL VISIT COLLECTION
The Papal Visit collection raised £685.90 but was wrongly designated in the last bulletin. There are Gift Aid forms you can use. If you put something in the collection, please fill in a form and drop it in. An envelope with 'Papal Visit' can be used to contribute at any time.

PAPAL NUNCIO TO GREAT BRITAIN
Archbishop Faustino Sainz Munõz, the Papal Nuncio to Great Britain is seriously ill. Please keep him in your prayers.

SAINT PETERíS WEBSITE Ė FIFTY THOUSAND VISITS
On 27 May, Saint Peter's website had its fifty-thousandth visit since its launch on 13 July 2005. The site has over 1100 web pages, 650 pictures, 300 bulletins between 1960 and 2010, 8300 links, some audio and video clips and been viewed in 54 countries. It contains many articles on past and present spiritual and community life in Saint Peter's.
Canon Matt and the website author are very grateful to those who have accessed the site, lent photographs, passed on stories, identified errors, made suggestions and expressed compliments. The aims of the site are to make parishioners aware of current events and record our history. If you can help with this project, please contact WebsiteAuthor@SaintPeterinChains.net. The website address is www.SaintPeterInChains.net. The site carries our Anniversary List. Please feel free to inform us of any corrections or additions.

GALLOWAY NEWS
The latest edition of Galloway News, the diocesan magazine, is available at the stall.

CHILDREN'S LITURGY
The Children's Liturgy is offered during the 10.00 am Mass. The group who offer this service is 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.

VISITORS
Are you visiting us for Mass? Please know that you are very welcome. During the 10.00 am Mass there is a Childrenís Liturgy provided for preschool children, children in Primaries 1 to 3 and a Sacramental Programme for children in Primary 4. After the 10.00 am Mass, tea, coffee cakes and buns are available in the Parish Centre. At all of our weekend Masses, we have a second collection for our Parish Centre debt.

SCOTTISH CATHOLIC INTERNATIONAL AID FUND (SCIAF) WEE BOXES
The Wee Boxes tend to come in all year round and we happily send the proceeds to SCIAF. We acknowledge £840.59 sent a few weeks ago.

HOLY HOUR
There will be a Holy Hour, offered for priests, in Saint Wininís Church, Kilwinning on Sunday 13 June at 2.00 pm. Everyone is welcome.

SAINT ANNE'S GUILD
Saint Anne's Guild is now finished until after Summer. Thank you to the Guild for the donation of £200.

WORLD YOUTH DAY 2011 - MADRID
World Youth Day is an international festival of Catholic faith with Pope Benedict XVI and thousands of young people from all over the world. In 2011, a group will be taking part from Galloway Diocese. It will leave on 11 August, travel through the port of Santander and spend a weekend in the city of Salamanca. They will then travel to Madrid to be with the Pope from 16 to 21 August. Once the Pope celebrates the final Mass, the Galloway group will leave Spain and arrive back home on 23 August. To take part in this event, you must be sixteen years old by the 31 July 2011. The total cost of the trip will be £800. Booking forms are available from Father Martin Chambers on 01563 533587 or Mhartino2004@yahoo.co.uk. To book a place a non-refundable deposit of £50 should be sent to Father Martin by 1 August 2010.

SMITHSTONE HOUSE SUMMER FAYRE
Smithstone House, Kilwinning will have its Summer Fayre on Sunday 6 June. Come along from 2.00 pm and support the work of the Sacred Heart Fathers who have been providing retreats in the diocese for the last forty years. There will be the usual stalls. It makes for a great family day out.

WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY
There will be a special collection for World Communication Day this weekend.

SCOTTISH MARRIAGE CARE
Are you interested in supporting marriage and relatiinships? Scottish Marriage Care - a leading Relationship Support Charity - is now recruiting for volunteer counsellors for its Diploma in Relationship Counselling to deliver counselling in our local area. For more information please contact Christina Smiley or Maureen Hally on 0141 222 2166 or info@ScottishMarriageCare.org.

RENA
Rena is a project to recycle good furniture to people who are granted new tenancies. Many of them are homeless and have very little to furnish a house or flat. If you have furniture to donate, could spare some time to volunteer office skills or drive the van, please phone 07743 497115 during office hours.

FRESH START
Fresh Start is a project to give starter packs to people moving from homelessness into permanent housing. The packs include towels, soap, cutlery, light bulbs, tin openers, soap, toothpaste and so on. Leaflets are available and there will be a box in the porch. Some of these items will have to be new to be suitable. Contact Sadie OíReilly or phone 07563 724421 to volunteer your help or to ask for more information.

THURSDAY CLUB TRIP
The Thursday Club trip leaves Stanley Road across from Park Church on Tuesday 8 June at 9.00 am.

THANKS TO SAINT CLARE
Grateful thanks to Saint Clare for favours received. May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be praised, adored and glorified and loved today and every day throughout the world, Amen. DJ

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.