BULLETIN                21 NOVEMBER 2010

FEAST OF CHRIST THE KING IN YEAR 3

CHURCH SERVICES

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
Sunday 21 November

Sunday Mass at 10.00 am for Mrs Murphy
Sunday Mass at 12.00 noon for the congregation and Roseann McDonald

Monday 22 November
Mass at 10.00 am for the Holy Souls
Tuesday 23 November

Mass at 10.00 am for Jim McLaren

Wednesday 24 November

Mass at 10.00 am for Sandra White

Thursday 25 November
No Mass in Saint Peter's
Mass at 7.30 pm for in Saint Margaret's Cathedral, Ayr for all in our diocese who have died this year
Friday 26 November

Mass at 10.00 am for James McDonald

Saturday 27 November
Mass at 10.00 am for Kenneth Donnelly
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Nora McKinney

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 20 November

7.00 pm

Private Function

Sunday 21 November

11.00 am
12 noon to 1.00 pm
1.30 pm

Tea and Coffee after Mass
Karate
Private Function

Monday 22 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 23 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 24 November
1.30 to 4.30 pm
6.00 to 7.00 pm
7.00 pm

Private Function
Karate
Zumba Fitness

Thursday 25 November
1.30 to 3.00 pm
6.00 to 7.30 pm
7.30 to 9.00 pm

Cardiac Rehabilitation
Brownies
Guides

Friday 26 November
9.30 am Parents and Toddlers

PRAYERS
Please remember in your prayers:
   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,
   Robert Stevenson 1962, Karen Sharon Byrne 2003, Patrick Gerald Burns 2003, John Carry 1997,
   Canon George McCafferty 2000, Elizabeth McDougall 1948, Father John Walsh 2009, Monsignor Frank Duffy 2000,
   Mary McNally 2004, Mary Higgins 1992, Kenneth Donnelly 2008, Hannah Kirk 1989, John Maxwell 2002
   and Sarah McNamara 1980 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 £612.36 - 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
£379.46 - 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 Celia Andrew at 5.30 pm, Angela Body at 10.00 am and Marade Griffin at 12 noon.

ALTAR SERVERS
Next weekend's altar servers are Group 2 at 5.30 pm, Group 4 at 10.00 and Group 7 at 12 noon.

SUNDAY TEAS
Next Sunday's teas will be served by Sharon McLaughlin's team.

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

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, Janey 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.

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.

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.

RAINBOWS AND BROWNIES PARISH CENTRE ANNUAL FUNDRAISER
Many thanks to all who contributed to the recent fundraiser organised by the Monday Night Rainbows and Brownies for the use of the Parish Centre. The sum raised was £720 - an excellent effort and very much appreciated.

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

THE HOLY FATHERíS VISIT TO SCOTLAND 2010
A DVD of the Holy Fatherís visit to Scotland will soon be available. To order your copy, please add your name to the list in the porch or visit www.PriestsForScotland.org.uk. This DVD will celebrate the Holy Fatherís visit to both Edinburgh and Glasgow. It will also feature extracts from the Saint Ninianís Day Parade and the pre- and post-Mass entertainment at Bellahouston Park. The DVD will cost £10.99 including post and packing. This in an ideal gift for anyone who wants to remember an historic day for the Catholic community in Scotland.

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.

DIOCESE OF GALLOWAY ANNUAL CAROL SERVICE
The diocesan Carol Service, led by Bishop John Cunningham, will be held in Saint Margaretís Cathedral, Ayr on Wednesday 22 December at 7.30 pm. Refreshments are available afterwards. All are welcome.

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.

BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE
Please give blood at the Civic Centre, Glasgow Street on Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 November between 2.30 and 3.45 pm and 5.15 and 7.30 pm.

STANECASTLE SCHOOL PETITION
There is a petition to save Stanecastle School at the stall.

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.