BULLETIN                                         23 JUNE 2013

TWELFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME IN YEAR 3


CHURCH SERVICES

Saturday 22 June  

Mass at 10.00 am for Andrew Lee and Mary Brown
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Theresa Prescott

Sunday 23 June  

Sunday Mass at 10.30 am for the congregation

Monday 24 June  
Mass at 10.00 am for Rosa DiCarlo and Hugh Carr
Tuesday 25 June  

Mass at 10.00 am for Mary and Rosetta McKay

Wednesday 26 June  

Mass at 10.00 am for Michael and Karen Fitzpatrick

Thursday 27 June  

Mass at 10.00 am for a special intention (FC) and Joseph McCormick
Mass at 7.00 pm in Saint John's Church, Stevenston to commemorate its fiftieth anniversary on its present site

Friday 28 June  

Mass at 10.00 am for Dan and Margaret Donnelly

Saturday 29 June  

Mass at 10.00 am for Brian Towie and Michael Leonard
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Mary Brown and Michael Reilly

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 23 June  

11.30 am

Tea and Coffee after Mass

Monday 24 June  
9.30 to 11.30 am
7.00 to 9.00 pm
Parents and Toddlers
Saint Vincent de Paul Society
Tuesday 25 June  
9.00 to 11.00 am
11.00 am
6.30 to 8.30 pm
5.00 to 8.00 pm

Cardiac Rehabilition
Legion of Mary
Cardio 40 Toning
Irish Dancing Class

Wednesday 26 June  
6.00 to 8.00 pm
7.00 to 8.00 pm

8.00 to 9.00 pm

Irish Dancing Class
Zumba
Cardio 40 Toning

Thursday 27 June  
6.00 to 7.30 pm
7.30 to 9.00 pm

Brownies
Guides

Friday 28 June  
   
Saturday 29 June  
6.30 am Private Function

PRAYERS
Please remember in your prayers:
   Phyllis Smith, Hugh Carr (Saltcoats), Norah Lindsay (Glasgow) and Jenna Moriarty (Kilmarnock) who died recently;
   Shiela Kearney, Mamie Scotland, Frank Tracy 2007, Michael Fitzpatrick 2006, John Flood 2003, Greta Murphy 1973,
   George Russell 2005, Ben Walsh 1985, Harry Boyle 2006, Michael Fitzpatrick 2006, Elizabeth Paterson,
   Joseph Sammons 1954, Margaret Burns 2006, Katherine Fish 2002, James Little 1979, Joseph McCormick 1977,
   Tony Ross 2008, Anne Convery 1997, Daniel Harrigan 2012, Annie McCabe 2002, Margaret McCann 2000,
   Sadie Morgan 2012, Mary Nolan O'Hare 1995 and John, Peter, Francis, Jim and Paul Breslin whose anniversaries
   occur at this time and those who are sick.
If a member of your family or a friend is sick, please let us know and give us the details. Father Chambers (01563 533587)
is the chaplain to Crosshouse Hospital and Canon Keegans (01292 263488) is the chaplain to Ayr Hospital. The priest on
call can be contacted through the ward.

If deceased members of your family are not on our anniversary list, please tell Canon Matt
, the parish office or contact
WebsiteAuthor@SaintPeterinChains.net.


SUNDAY MASS TIMES
Sunday Mass times in Saint Peter's are 5.30 pm Vigil and 10.30 am. Sunday Mass times in other local parishes can be seen here.

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.

FINANCES
Bankers Orders the Parish and Parish Centre amount to £3800 per month. Every month, we pay off our Parish Centre debt by £3000 and pay a levy of £1450 to the Diocese. We are grateful for your generous support in collections. If you can manage a little more from time to time, it would be a great help. 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. Would you consider remembering Saint Peter's in your will?


OFFERTORY COLLECTION
Last weekend's Offertory collection amounted to £688.54 - many thanks.


PARISH CENTRE COLLECTION
Last weekend's collection for the Parish Centre amounted to
£285.64 - many thanks.


CHURCH REPAIRS
The help you give for Church repairs by dropping in a white envelope from time to time is invaluable. We have a continuing task in keeping the Church wind and watertight.

GIFT AID
The Inland Revenue now requires us to use a new style of Gift Aid form. These are available at the back of the Church. If you pay tax, please complete the new form and return it to the box provided. This allows us to provide the additional information required on the Gift Aid claim. Gift Aid is a vital source of income. All that is needed is that you pay tax. You simply declare that you give funds to the Church. We do the rest. Why not sign a form today? We get back an extra 25p for every £1 you give the Church in your weekly collection or by way of a donation. There is no need to cancel or renew it. We simply claim in the income we receive.


SPECIAL COLLECTION - PETER'S PENCE
Next weekend, there will be a Special Collection for Peterís Pence.

READERS
Next weekend's readers are Margaret Munn at 5.30 pm and Margaret Harvey at 10.30 am.

ALTAR SERVERS
Next weekend's altar servers are Group 1 at 5.30 pm and Group 4 at 10.30 am.

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

CHILDREN'S LITURGY
Next Sunday's Children's Liturgy helpers are Jacqueline Waugh and Michelle Champion for the pre-5s and Elaine Shaw, Claire Sweenie and Andrena Hughes for primaries 1, 2 and 3.


MINISTRIES AND SERVICE
We need to have more parishioners involved in the ordinary life of our parish. There are Ministries and Service to be fulfilled - Readers, Ministers of Holy Communion in Church and to the sick; laundering the Altar linen, assisting with the collection and assisting people to seats. Please donít just think someone else will do it. You will find a fill-in sheet at the back of the Church. Please fill it in and drop it in the collection as soon as possible. Thanks.

CANON MATT
Canon Matt is away till Friday 28 June for the baptism of Joseph, grandson of Matt and Mary who are celebrating their Golden Wedding, a Memorial Mass for a still-born little girl whose mother is my cousin and the wedding of cousin Michael and Kirsten, all in California. Dom Charles will be here to 'hold the fort'.

SPECIAL RELIGIOUS DEVELOPMENT GROUP - SPRED IN STEVENSTON
SPRED is a journey in faith and friendship with our parishioners who have learning difficulties. A group meets in Saint Johnís Hall, Stevenston on a Wednesday evening from 7.00 to 9.00 pm. Volunteers are required for the continuing of this beautiful ministry. No experience is necessary as training will be given. Could you consider offering yourself during this Year of Faith? If you would like to know more, please contact Liz Petrie on 467296.

50/50 CLUB
Many thanks to all members for your continued support - it is appreciated. If you would like to join the 50/50 Club and have the chance to win prizes, please contact the Promoter, Mrs Myriame Sammons on 01294 469006.

PARISH LOURDES GROUP
The Parish Lourdes Group Committee works very hard and at present only has eight members. If anyone is interested in joining, please contact Harry Sammons on 01294 469006.

ARDROSSAN CASTLE HERITAGE SOCIETY
Everyone is welcome at a public meeting in the Church of the Nazarene, Glasgow Street, on Tuesday 25 June at 7.30 pm. A historian and an archaeologist will speak on forthcoming work on the castle site.

BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE
Please give blood at the Civic Centre, Glasgow Street, on Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 June from 4.00 to 7.30 pm.

SAINT JOHNíS CHURCH, STEVENSTON
Our neighbours in Saint John's are celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the present Church on Thursday evening at 7.00 pm. You are invited.

SCOTTISH CATHOLIC INTERNATIONAL AID FUND (SCIAF) WEE BOXES
We have received a note of thanks for our contribution of £547.44 from the SCIAF wee boxes. Many thanks to all of you who keep the wee box campaign going all year. We always have spare boxes at the stall.

THE STALL
The stall is open at all Mass times during the week and at the weekend. Large print Mass book are available from the stall. Sunday Readings in most European languages can be printed from the parish website. The price of the parchment and postage for papal Blessing has gone up drastically. We now have to ask for £40 for the Blessing. We have lapel crosses available - wear a cross with pride. There is a nice selection of candles available.

SCOTLANDíS RIO
Would you like to celebrate Brazilís World Youth Day in Scotland this summer? A Scottish World Youth Day event with talks, prayer, worship, social events, live links to Brazil, a Brazilian festival and much more will take place at Stirling University from 25 to 28 July. It is open to those aged from fourteen to twenty-five years. The cost is £150 including accommodation, transport and food. Please complete an application form and return it soon. Forms are available from the Canon Matt or by visiting www.GallowayYouth.org.uk which has more information. The Parish will offer some financial support.

VISITORS
Are you visiting us for Mass? Please know that you are very welcome. During the 10.30 am Mass outwith holidays, 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 10.30 am Mass, tea, coffee cakes and buns are available in the Parish Centre. At both of our weekend Masses, we have a second collection for our Parish Centre debt.


SAINT MATTHEWíS ACADEMY SUMMER MUSICAL
Annie will be presented in the Saint Matthew's Academy, Saltcoats on Tuesday 25, Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 June. Tickets cost £5 with concession £3. Please contact the school on 01294 606680.

ADVERTISER SUPPORT
Our advertisers would welcome your support. We are grateful for their continuing sponsorship. We are grateful for the support of Mr and Mrs Sohal, Nisa Stores, Glasgow Street for the weekly donation of tea, coffee and milk for the Sunday teas.

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.