BULLETIN                                             27 JUNE 2010

THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME IN YEAR 3

CHURCH SERVICES

Saturday 26 June
Mass at 10.00 am for Jim Power
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Rosetta and Betty McKay
Sunday 27 June
Sunday Mass at 10.00 am for the parishioners
Sunday Mass at 12.00 noon for Joan Ashman and Greta and Felix Murphy
Monday 28 June
Mass at 10.00 am for Jim Power
Vigil Mass at 7.00 pm for Anthony Lundie and Joseph McCormick
Tuesday 29 June

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Mass at 10.00 am for Gertrude Cunningham
Mass at 7.00 pm for Tom Atkins, Sheelagh Kelly and Alice Ferrie

Wednesday 30 June

Mass at 10.00 am for Dan and Margaret Donnelly

Thursday 1 July
Mass at 7.00 pm for Father Michael Lynch and former Parish Priests
Friday 2 July

Mass at 10.00 am for Father Patrick Woods

Saturday 3 July
Mass at 10.00 am for Tom Atkins
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Sheelagh Kelly

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

Sunday 27 June

11.00 am
12 noon to 1.00 pm

Tea and Coffee after Mass
Karate

Monday 28 June
7.00 to 8.00 pm
7.00 to 9.00 pm
Weight Watchers
Saint Vincent de Paul Society
Tuesday 29 June
11.00 am
2.00 pm
7.00 to 8.00 pm

Legion of Mary
Ignatian Prayer Group
Keep Fit

Wednesday 30 June
6.00 to 7.00 pm
7.00 pm
7.30 pm
8.00 pm

Karate
Zumba Fitness
Ignatian Prayer Group
Lourdes Group

Thursday 1 July
1.30 to 3.00 pm

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Saturday 3 July
7.00 pmPrivate Function

PRAYERS
Please remember in your prayers:
   Margaret Burns 2006, James Little 1979, Joseph McCormick 1977, Tony Ross 2008, Anne Convery 1997,
   Annie McCabe 2002, Margaret McCann 2000, Mary Nolan O'Hare 1995, John, Peter, Francis Jim and Paul Breslin,
   James Conaghan 1999, Margaret Donnelly 1953, William Magee 1997, Peter McEvoy 1967, Rose McKenzie 1998,
   Helen Taylor 1998, Hugh Brodie 1964, Patrick Burns 2000, Betty Sloan 2007, Oliviero Agostini 1940,
   James Brennan 1963, Rose Doyle 2008, Father Michael Lynch 2004, Stuart McDonald 2006,
   Kathleen Robertson 2005, Josephine Slaven 2008, Mary Tonner 1936, Margaret Fisher 2005 and
   Thomas Magee 1995 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 £748.72 - many thanks. We are grateful for your generous support of the parish and the diocese to which we pay a monthly levy of £1250.

COMMUNICATIONS SUNDAY
COLLECTION
Last weekend's collection for Communications Sunday amounted to £298.90 - many thanks.


PAPAL VISIT COLLECTION
There are Gift Aid forms you can use for the Papal Visit collection. 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.


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 Munn at 5.30 pm, Robert Cooper at 10.00 and Jim Delahunt at 12 noon.

ALTAR SERVERS
Next weekend's altar servers are Group 1 at 5.30 pm, Group 4 at 10.00 and Group 6 at 12 noon.

SUNDAY TEAS
Next Sunday's teas will be served by Annie Thompson's team.

FEAST OF SAINTS PETER AND PAUL
The feast of Saint Peter and Paul is on Tuesday 29 June. It is a Holyday of Obligation. There is a Vigil Mass on Monday evening at 7.00 m and a 10.00 am 7.00 pm Mass on Tuesday.

FATHER LYNCH ANNIVERSARY
2 July is the anniversary of the death of
Father Michael Lynch. Mass will be offered for him and the former parish priests on Thursday evening at 7.00 pm.

THURSDAY CLUB
We acknowledge £150 from the Thursday Club - and a previous donation of the same - for the use of the Parish Centre. The Club has decided to hold its meetings elsewhere in the new session.

THANKS
Esther Coulter and the family of Tommy would like to thank all those who supported them throughout Tommyís illness. Two children will travel to Lourdes at Easter 2011 in Tommyís memory because of the money raised at the retiral collection.

HCPT 207
Esther Coulter would like to thank all those who supported us in our recent sponsored cycle run. The total raised was £3172. Our Lady of Lourdes pray for us.

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.

HEART SPEAKS UNTO HEART
Heart Speaks Unto Heart is a booklet to prepare for the Papal Visit and is available free at the stall.

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

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.

EVENING SAIL TO ARRAN
There will be an evening sail to Arran on Thursday 22 July. The ferry will leave Ardrossan Harbour at 6.00 pm and we will stay on board at Brodick then return to Ardrossan at 8.15 pm. We will meet at Ferry Terminal where you can buy your own tickets. Feel free to call off if weather is bad. Bring a picnic supper and a little to share. We can meet on deck and enjoy the evening sail. This is the poor manís substitute for the Waverley which is not calling at Ardrossan this year.

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.

ANNUAL DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO WHITHORN
The annual diocesan pilgrimage to Whithorn will take place on Sunday 29 August. Mass will be celebrated at Saint Ninianís Cave at 4.00 pm and at the Church in the town at 4.45 pm.

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.

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.