BULLETIN                                     14 NOVEMBER 2010

THIRTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME IN YEAR 3

CHURCH SERVICES

Saturday 13 November
Mass at 10.00 am for Pat Mehan
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for the Brady and Hilferty families
Sunday 14 November

Remembrance Sunday
Sunday Mass at 10.00 am for the congregation
Sunday Mass at 12.00 noon for Janie Clark
Remembrance Service at 1.00 pm in the Civic Centre, Ardrossan
Mass at 3.00 pm in Ardrossan Cemetery

Monday 15 November
Mass at 9.00 am for the Holy Souls
Tuesday 16 November

No Mass in Saint Peter's
Mass offered elsewhere for the sick

Wednesday 17 November

No Mass in Saint Peter's
Mass offered elsewhere for Ian Smyth

Thursday 18 November
Mass at 7.00 pm for John Maher senior and John Maher junior
Friday 19 November

Mass at 10.00 am for the Martyred Christians of Baghdad

Saturday 20 November
Mass at 10.00 am for Norman Lamont
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Father Michael Lynch, Canon Charles Matthews and Canon Sam McGinness

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 13 November

7.00 pm

Private Function

Sunday 14 November

11.00 am
12 noon to 1.00 pm
1.30 pm

Tea and Coffee after Mass
Karate
Private Function

Monday 15 November
9.30 am
7.00 to 8.00 pm
7.00 to 9.00 pm
Parents and Toddlers
Weight Watchers
Saint Vincent de Paul Society
Tuesday 16 November
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 17 November
1.30 to 4.30 pm
6.00 to 7.00 pm
7.00 pm

Private Function
Karate
Zumba Fitness

Thursday 18 November
1.30 to 3.00 pm
6.00 to 7.30 pm
7.30 to 9.00 pm

Cardiac Rehabilitation
Brownies
Guides

Friday 19 November
9.30 am Parents and Toddlers

PRAYERS
Please remember in your prayers:
   Sandra White sister of Ronnie Cairns, Nora McKinney Jean McGowan of our parish, Jim Lorimer and James McGrath,
   former Head Teacher of Saint Andrew's Academy, Saltcoats who died recently;
   those who died as a result of war and those buried in Ardrossan Cemetery;
   Julie Anne MacLaren 2006, Rose Floyd 1992, Vivien Friel 2004, Canon Patrick Gunning 1987, Hugh Welsh 1986,
   Robert McGee 1996, Hugh Madine 1997, Letitia Smith 2001, Margaret Lee 1984, Linda Jackson 2009,
   Annie Boyle O'Hare 1967, Alice Tomelty 2000, Susan Hamilton 2009, Father Frank Kiernan 1989,
   Joseph Smith 2002 and Robert Stevenson 1962 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 £794.23 - many thanks. We are grateful for your generous support of the parish and the diocese to which we pay a monthly levy of £1250.

PAPAL VISIT COLLECTION
Last weekend's collection for the Papal Visit amounted to
£400.66 - 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 Katrina Pollock at 5.30 pm, Annie Watt at 10.00 am and Ronnie Cairns at 12 noon.

ALTAR SERVERS
Next weekend's altar servers are Group 2 at 5.30 pm, Group 5 at 10.00 and Group 7 at 12 noon.

SUNDAY TEAS
Next Sunday's teas will be served by Kathleen Chapman's team.

CHILDREN'S LITURGY
Next Sunday's Children's Liturgy helpers are Yvette Thorpe and Claire Sweenie for the pre-5s, Frances Gemmell and Gayle Paterson for primaries 1 and 2, Andrena Hughes and Lorraine Cullinane for primary 3 and Jacqueline Waugh and Michelle Champion for primary 4.

NOVEMBER LISTS
During November, Mass will be offered for those whose names you put on the November Lists. Try to include all family members, friends and so on. God knows their names and dates but it is good for us to remember. Take the lists and put them in an envelope and leave it in the basket by the altar or drop it in the collection bag. A Mass offering may be included but is not necessary.

REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE AND WREATH LAYING
The annual Remembrance Day Service and wreath laying will be held at 1.00 pm on Sunday 14 November in the Civic Centre, Glasgow Street.

MASS FOR BEREAVED PEOPLE
There will be a Mass on Monday 29 November at 7.00 pm for those bereaved during this year. We will remember the families of Catherine McEvoy, June Doherty, Isabella Dougherty, Gerry Brown, Janet Retzbach, John Carrick, Tommy Coulter, Janie Clark, Annie Rankine, Barbara Scott, Michael Barr, John Maher junior, Tom Atkins, Sheelagh Kelly, Andrew Toner, Leslie Aitken, Elizabeth Hosie, Margaret Finnegan, James Murphy, Rosaleen Casey, Eamon Lennon junior, Cameron McCallum, Sandra White, Jean McGowan, Jamie Campbell, Ann Kennedy, Alan Priestly and all other families who have been bereaved. Please let me have any other names.

CEMETERY MASS
The annual Cemetery Mass will be celebrated in Ardrossan Cemetery on Sunday 14 November at 3.00 pm. The Mass will be offered for those buried there.

ANNUAL DIOCESAN MASS FOR THE DEAD
The annual Mass for the dead - priests and people - will be held in Saint Margaret's Cathedral, John Street, Ayr on Thursday 25 November at 7.30 pm.

SAINT PETERíS SCHOOL CHRISTMAS FAYRE
Saint Peter's School Fayre is on Thursday 25 November.

RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA)
The process of finding out more about being a Catholic can be learned through RCIA. Please come to a meeting in the Parish House - or bring a friend - on Thursday 18 after 7.00 Mass.

COMBONI SISTERS CALENDARS
The Comboni Sisters will sell their 2011 calendars after the Masses this weekend.

NATIONAL ADOPTION WEEK
National Adoption Week falls during November. If you would like more information about adopting a child, phone Saint Margaretís Children and Family Care Society on 0141 332 8371 between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm any day.

PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES 2011
The parish pilgrimage to Lourdes will be from Monday 4 to Friday 8 July 2011. The costs are £413 for bed and breakfast, £448 for half board and £490 for full board. We need to get and pay for a coach to and from Manchester but there will be direct flights to and from Lourdes. This involves an early start from Ardrossan. We need to have expressions of interest before Christmas to see if it is viable. Anyone interested in joining the Group or who would like to know more details, please contact Harry Sammons or phone 01294 469006. Booking forms are available now.

BURNS SUPPER
The Burns Supper is a 'not to be missed' event. It will take place on Saturday 12 February 2011. Tickets cost £12.50 and must be booked in advance. The list is now open.

50/50 CLUB
The 50/50 Club is an important fund raiser for the parish. If you would like to join, please contact the promoter, Myriame Sammons or phone 469006.

MARY'S MEALS, SCOTTISH CATHOLIC INTERNATIONAL AID FUND AND THE MISSIONARY SOCIETIES
These charities are always in need of any help you can give them.

CHERNOBYL CHILDREN'S LIFELINE
A Fashion Show and Sale in Aid of Chernobyl Children's Lifeline will be held in Saint John's Church Hall, Stevenston on Monday 29 November at 7.30 pm. There will be a selection of clothes from high street shops such as Next, Marks and Spencer, Oasis, River Island, House of Fraser at fantastically reduced prizes. There is no obligation to buy. You may bring your own bottle. Tickets cost £4 for over 16s only. For tickets, please contact Michael or Lisa Lafferty or phone 01294 461234.

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.

COLLECTION ENVELOPES AND STANDING ORDER FORMS
We are due to order the new envelopes soon. If you donít have envelopes and would like a set, please let us know. If you are able to start using a standing order, again please let us know. Either way we are running on empty these days and every bit of support is valuable.

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.

ADVENT PENANCE SERVICES
You know that you really ought to celebrate the Sacrament of Forgiveness before Christmas. Locally, there are many opportunities. The Sacrament is offered in December on:
   Monday 13 at 7.00 pm in Saint Palladius' Church, Dalry
   Tuesday 14 at 7.00 pm in Saint Brigid's Church, Kilbirnie and Saint John's Church, Stevenston
   Wednesday 15 at 7.00 pm
in Saint Peter's Church, Ardrossan
   Thursday 16 at 2.00 pm in
Saint Mary's Church, Saltcoats
   Sunday 19 at 6.30 pm in Saint Winin's Church, Kilwinning
   Monday 20 at 7.30 pm in Saint John Ogilvie's Church, Irvine
   Tuesday 21 at 7.00 pm in
Saint Mary's Church, Irvine

RAINBOWS AND BROWNIES
There will be no meetings of the Rainbows and Brownies for the Monday night groups only due to school holiday on 15 November. The next meetings are on Monday 22 at the normal times.

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.

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.

FATHER GABRIEL
Father Gabriel is coming back on Wednesday 17.

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.