BULLETIN                                  24 OCTOBER 2010

THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME IN YEAR 3

CHURCH SERVICES

Saturday 23 October
Mass at 10.00 am for those who are sick
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Gerry Brown
Sunday 24 October
Sunday Mass at 10.00 am for Peter Morgan
Sunday Mass at 12.00 noon for the congregation
Monday 25 October
Mass at 10.00 am for Catherine McEvoy
Tuesday 26 October

Requiem Mass at 10.00 am for Cameron McCallum

Wednesday 27 October

Mass at 10.00 am for Tom Atkins

Thursday 28 October
Mass at 7.00 pm for John Maher and Tommy Coulter
Friday 29 October

Mass at 10.00 am for Sheelagh Kelly

Saturday 30 October
Mass at 10.00 am for Margaret Finnegan
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Daniel 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

Sunday 24 October

11.00 am
12 noon to 1.00 pm

Tea and Coffee after Mass
Karate

Monday 25 October
9.30 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 26 October
11.00 am
7.00 to 8.00 pm
7.00 to 9.00 pm

Legion of Mary
Keep Fit
Saint Anne's Guild

Wednesday 27 October
6.00 to 7.00 pm
7.00 pm

Karate
Zumba Fitness

Thursday 28 October
1.30 to 3.00 pm
6.00 to 7.30 pm
7.30 to 9.00 pm

Cardiac Rehabilitation
Brownies
Guides

Friday 29 October
9.30 am Parents and Toddlers

PRAYERS
Please remember in your prayers:
   Bridgina Graham (Dalry), James McCann, Rosemary Quin, Margaret McFarlane and
   Cameron McCallum who died recently;
   Peggy McKay 1992, Terence Burns 1997, Henry Fitzsimmons 1959, Helen Grober 2008, William Paterson 1963,
   Alice Procter 1995, Tommy Mulhern 1996, 27 Margaret Newell 2005, Douglas Mayberry 2005, Samuel Cambridge 1979,
   James McDermid 2003, James Delahunt 1976, Mary Brodie 1997, Daniel Mathieson 1962, Mary Haran 1995,
   Joseph McGoogan 2008, Bill Moore 1989 and William Delahunt 1986 whose anniversaries occur at this time
   and those who are sick.
   Information for the anniversary list is appreciated.

MISSION SUNDAY
This is Mission Sunday. There is a letter from Father Pat McGuire, Missio Director for Scotland. The second collection is for the Society of the Propagation of the Faith.

OFFERTORY COLLECTION
Last weekend's Offertory collection amounted to £600.27 - 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
£280.26 - 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 Margaret Munn at 5.30 pm, Angela Body at 10.00 am and Harry Sammons at 12 noon.

ALTAR SERVERS
Next weekend's altar servers are Group 2 at 5.30 pm, Group 3 at 10.00 and Group 7 at 12 noon.

SUNDAY TEAS
Next Sunday's teas will be served by Saint Peter's School team.

CHILDREN'S LITURGY
Next Sunday's Children's Liturgy helpers are Michelle Morton and Helen Pengilley for the pre-5s, Yvette Thorpe and Ann Cassidy for primaries 1 and 2, Maria Paterson and Elaine Shaw for primary 3 and Frances Gemmell and Gayle Paterson for primary 4.

LEGION OF MARY
The
Legion of Mary meets weekly and prays for the parish. The members visit the sick and house-bound. The Legion can always do with new male and female members giving as much or as little time as they can afford. Speak to Canon Matt or any of the members.

AUTUMN EVENTS AT SMITHSTONE HOUSE
Details of spirituality evenings, scripture study afternoons and so on at Smithstone House, Kilwinning are on the notice board.


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.

HILLHOUSE CARE - INNOCENTS
Any baby items, prams, cots, clothing for children from birth to sixteen years or any goods that can be sold in the charity shop would be gratefully accepted by Hillhouse Care. A box is available at the stall for small items and toiletries for baby and mother. Please contact Frank or Josephine Coulter or phone 602179 for more information or uplift of goods. Thank you.

50/50 CLUB
Congratulations to our winners for October who each receive £25:
  116 Gita Dhamecha, 269 Grant Mitchell, 106 Anthony Farro, 135 Kerr Carson
The bonus draw winner is 186 E Coulter who gets £100. The November draw will take place shortly. Please ensure payments are up to date for this year. Renewals for 2011 take place in January 2011. Anyone wishing to join the 50/50 Club should contact the promoter, Myriame Sammons, or telephone 469006.

LíOSSERVATORE ROMANO
L'Osservatore Romano, the official newspaper of Pope Benedict XVI has a weekly edition in English and is available by post. The annual subscription is 80 euros. Order forms are available from the stall.

FATHER GABRIEL
Father Gabriel is on holiday in Uganda and will return in early December. We wish him a safe and restful time.

GALLOWAY LOURDES
HOSPITALITÉ
Please support the Galloway Lourdes Hospitalité by coming to Saint Johnís Hall in Stevenston on Friday 12 November at 7.30 pm. A new wedding and function band will be playing as well as a supporting duo. There will be a bar and a raffle and supper will be served. The tickets cost £8 and can be obtained by contacting Margaret Merrick or phoning 01563 526980 or 07765715798. Thank you for your support.

SISTER ANNE-MARIE QUIGG
Sister Anne-Marie has been elected to the General Council of her Order and will move from her present post in Dubai to Rome shortly. We offer her our heartiest congratulations. Sister asks the prayers of all of you in her new responsibilities.

SPARE WOOL
The Knitting Group at Barony Saint Johnís Church meets on Wednesday mornings from 10.30am to 12 noon. The group knits for various good causes and ask if anyone has any spare wool. The odd ball is often useful. For more information, please contact Fiona Liddell or phone 462504. Thank you.

SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY
The
Saint Vincent de Paul Society meets weekly, assists with the passkeeping and collecting duties in Church and runs a telephone helpline for those in financial difficulty. We are currently seeking new male and female members. You must be over 18. Please speak to Canon Matt or any of the members.

STAMPS FOR SAINT PATRICKíS MISSIONARY SOCIETY
There is a box by the stall door for all your stamps for Saint Patrick's Missionary Society. The proceeds from the stamps pays the salaries of catechists in various parts of Africa.

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. Hundreds of thousands of young people from every part of the world gather to celebrate a Festival of Faith. Some of us went to Sydney in 2008, some to Cologne in 2005 and some to Toronto in 2002. The next World Youth Day is nearer home in Madrid, Spain next year. You must be 16 by 31 December 2011 to be eligible. Full details are available from Father Stephen McGrattan, the new Diocesan Youth Officer, on 01290 421031.

YOUTH FOR LOURDES
A group of young people from the diocese is travelling to Lourdes to assist the sick and then having a few days holiday together. The dates are 3 to 13 July 2011. You must be between 16 and 23 in July 2011. The cost is £550. Full details can be obtained from Father Jim Hayes, Saint Teresaís, Glasgow Road, Dumfries, DG2 9DE, 01387 252603 or SaintTeresa97@yahoo.co.uk.

SAINT ANNE'S GUILD
Saint Anne's Guild meets weekly on a Tuesday at 7.00 pm. It is open to all women in the parish and beyond. Speak to any of the members and feel free to join any of the meetings.

THE STALL
Please remember to pay a visit to the Stall. It has a nice selection of Christmas cards and gifts for all occasions.

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.