TWENTY-EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME IN YEAR 1
Saturday 8 October
at 10.00 am for William and Elizabeth Loudon
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Isobel Gibson
Sunday 9 October
Mass at 10.00 am for the congregation
Monday 10 October
|Mass at 10.00 am for John McIlhatton|
Tuesday 11 October
Mass at 10.00 am for Mary McWilliams
Wednesday 12 October
Mass at 10.00 am for Brenda Coleman and Bobby Murphy
Thursday 13 October
|Mass at 7.00 pm for George Logue|
Friday 14 October
|Mass at 10.00 am for Karen Marie Boulcott|
Saturday 15 October
at 10.00 am for George Doran
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for John Connor and James and Peter Hughes
Mass intention list is just over two weeks ahead. Please notify anniversaries
as early as you can. Thanks.
PARISH CENTRE EVENTS
Monday 10 October
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
Saint Vincent de Paul Society
Tuesday 11 October
6.30 to 9.00 pm
7.30 to 8.30 pm
Wednesday 12 October
Thursday 13 October
to 3.00 pm
5.00 to 9.00 pm
6.00 to 7.30 pm
7.30 to 9.00 pm
Friday 14 October
|9.30 to 11.30 am||
Parents and Toddlers
Please remember in your prayers:
Dorothea Campbell of our parish who died recently;
Cathie Hilferty 2009, Joe Brady junior 1999, Joe Brady senior 1963, Vincenzo Carrino 1980, Alex Jamieson 2006,
Bill Henderson, Mary Colvin 2000, Jane Coulter 1998, Dan Donnelly 1941, Chrissie Ferguson 2006,
Joseph Harvey 1998, Shannon McTaggart 1996, Maureen Haddington 2002, Vincenzo Marchetti 1968,
Ena Millar 1987, John Petrie 1966, Bruce Gallacher 1995, Robert Ireland 2008 and James McKay 1992
whose anniversaries occur at this time and those who are sick.
Information for the anniversary list is appreciated.
SACRAMENT OF FORGIVENESS
The Sacrament of Forgiveness is available at any suitable time as well as from 4.30 pm before the Vigil Mass on Saturday evenings.
Last weekend's Offertory collection amounted to £792.32 - 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 £319.93 - many thanks.
RETIRED PRIESTS FUND COLLECTION
There will be a collection for the Retired Priests Fund at all Masses this weekend.
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.
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.
Would you consider remembering Saint Peter's in your will?
Next weekend's readers are Margaret Munn at 5.30 pm and Robert Cooper at 10.00 am.
Next weekend's altar servers are Group 1 at 5.30 pm, Group 5 at 10.00 am and Group 6 at 12 noon.
Next Sunday's Children's Liturgy helpers are Jacqueline Waugh and Michelle Champion for the pre-5s, Emma Paterson and Ann Cassidy for primaries 1 and 2, Jacqueline Smith and Michelle Millar for primary 3 and Maria Paterson and Julie Coldwell for Primary 4. Our Liturgy is run by volunteers on a rota basis. We are in need of some new volunteers to help us in running the groups. This would be and ideal time to join as we are having an evening to apply for Disclosure for volunteers as mentioned below. If you are interested, please contact the Parish Office on 464063 and leave your name and number. Thanks.
There are no Sunday Teas today - sorry.
A SCOTTISH CELEBRATION OF SAINT ANDREW FOR CHURCH HEATING
To raise funds for the new Church boiler, there will be A Scottish Celebration of Saint Andrew in the Parish Centre on Friday 25 November at 7.00 pm. There will be a bar, light supper, quiz and sing-song. Music will be provided by Charlie Martin, George and Michael and The Von Crap Singers. Tickets, costing £5, are available from the parish office and stall where raffle prize donations will be gratefully accepted. Please support this fun evening to pay for the boiler. Thanks.
The new heating system - with two boilers - is installed. This was an expense of £10000 we didn’t expect. Any help you can give would be very, very useful. I will re-issue the brown envelopes. A donation of £20+ - and gift-aided if you can - would ease the pain. Some fundraising by parish groups would be a great help. Brown envelope donations of £30 bring the total to £2220.
BISHOP CUNNINGHAM'S GOLDEN JUBILEE
A Mass to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the ordination to the priesthood of Bishop John Cunningham will be held in Saint Margaret’s Cathedral, Ayr on Sunday 9 October at 3.00 pm. All are welcome.
CHRISTMAS CARDS AND CALENDARS
A lovely selection to Christmas cards and calendars is available at the Stall.
Papal Blessings for a wedding, wedding anniversary or a special birthday can be ordered at the stall. The cost of the parchment and postage is about £30. Please leave plenty of time.
SCOTTISH CATHOLIC INTERNATIONAL AID FUND (SCIAF)
SCIAF is holding catch-up sessions for anyone interested in finding out more about its work. You can meet parish volunteers in your diocese and chat to SCIAF staff about the issues that matter to your parish. For more information, phone 0141 354 5524, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.sciaf2.org.uk/parish.
There is some Lourdes Water available at the stall. A suggested donation for the bottle only is £1.
During the winter months, we need to organise a few social events - for the fun of it. The sail to Arran and the barbecue were well attended and enjoyed. We have very heavy expenditure on a new heating boiler for the church and the eventual painting of the church. Suggestions will always be welcome.
THE NEW MISSAL
A document titled Getting To Know The New Roman Missal can be accessed by clicking here. We have begun to use the new translation and the new Altar Missal will be available for Advent. Pocket sized Mass Books are available from the stall at £2. The responses and the (slightly) new versions of the Gloria and Creed are your parts - most of the changes are in the priest’s parts of the Mass. The Readings are not changing but they will conclude “The Word of the Lord” instead of “This is the Word of the Lord.”. To bring some uniformity in Scotland the Bishops ask that we stand from the invitation “Pray, brothers and sister….” to the end of the “Holy, holy…” and then kneel for the Eucharistic Prayer. We will introduce that shortly. Please leave the new Mass Response cards on the pews.
SINGING THE MASS
Two music workshops for parish musicians, cantors and people who enjoy singing have been organised by the Galloway Music Network. The first will take place in Saint Winin’s Church, Kilwinning on Saturday, 15 October from 1.00 pm, concluding with the Vigil Mass. The second takes place in Saint Joseph’s Church, Kilmarnock on Saturday 12 November from 1.00 pm, again concluding with the Vigil Mass. During the afternoon, the group will have the opportunity to prepare, in some detail, music for the evening Mass. Please visit www.lawrencesolutions.co.uk/music/ for more information, or contact Nicola Lawrence on 01465 714797. The Mass of the Resurrection setting will be taught, hopefully in parts, and used at both Masses. Booking forms are available from this website and from your parish priest and parish musicians. If a parish would like to host an event like this delivered by the Galloway Music Network please contact Nicola Lawrence at the number given.
DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND
A diocesan pilgrimage to the Holy Land, led by Bishop Cunningham, has been organised for 15 to 22 October 2012. It is expected that this pilgrimage group will be quite small in number - between 30 and 40 pilgrims - therefore early booking is recommended. For more information, please see the poster and leaflets provided. Further details he obtained by contacting Mancunia Travel Limited.
PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES
A pilgrimage to Lourdes by coach for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception will take place between 6 and 11 December. Details are on the notice board.
CHRISTMAS IN LOURDES
A pilgrimage to Lourdes by coach, with no overnight travel, will take place between 23 and 28 December. Details are on the notice board.
SMITHSTONE HOUSE EVENTS
The following events will take place at Smithstone House, Kilwinning.
Bible Study Afternoons - Wednesdays 26 October and 2 November
Overnight Retreat - 11 to 12 November (6.00 pm on Friday to 6.00 pm on Saturday)
Advent Talks - Mondays 28 November and 5 and 12 December at 7.00 pm
Details can be obtained from Father Jerry on 01294 552515.
GALLOWAY DIOCESAN LOURDES HOSPITALITÉ ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION
The Galloway Diocesan Lourdes Hospitalité annual subscription of £2 is now due and members of this committee will distribute envelopes in the porch after all Masses. We request the return of the envelopes the following weekend and
the committee members will collect returns in the porch after all Masses.
Are you visiting us for Mass? Please know that you are very welcome. During the 10.00 am Mass there is a Children’s 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.
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.