BULLETIN                                          20 OCTOBER 2013

TWENTY-NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME IN YEAR 3


CHURCH SERVICES

Saturday 19 October  

Mass at 10.00 am for a special intention
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Michael Leonard

Sunday 20 October  

Sunday Mass at 10.30 am for the congregation

Monday 21 October  
No Mass in Saint Peter's
Mass at 10.00 am in Saint Mary's, Saltcoats and Saint John's, Stevenston
Tuesday 22 October  

No Mass in Saint Peter's
Mass at 10.00 am in Saint Mary's, Saltcoats and Saint John's, Stevenston

Wednesday 23 October  

Mass at 10.00 am by Father Kinsler for John and Mary Jane McKay

Thursday 24 October  

Mass at 7.00 pm for Patricia Higgins and Mary McAtee

Friday 25 October  

Mass at 10.00 am for Danny McGonnigle and Margaret Logan

Saturday 26 October  

Mass at 10.00 am for Bob Merrin
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for William Paterson

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 20 October  

7.15 pm

Fit Steps Class

Monday 21 October  
9.30 to 11.30 pm
6.30 pm
6.30 to 8.00 pm
7.00 to 9.00 pm

Parents and Toddlers
Rainbows
Brownies
Saint Vincent de Paul Society

Tuesday 22 October  
9.00 to 11.00 am
11.00 am
6.30 to 8.30 pm
5.00 to 7.30 pm

Cardiac Rehabilition
Legion of Mary
Cardio 40 Toning
Irish Dancing Class

Wednesday 23 October  
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 24 October  
4.00 to 8.15 pm
6.00 to 7.30 pm

7.30 to 9.00 pm

Dancing Class
Brownies
Guides

Friday 25 October  
9.30 to 11.30 am
7.30 pm

Parents and Toddlers
Lourdes Flood Appeal Musical Evening

PRAYERS
Please remember in your prayers:
   Henry Wyllie (Saltcoats and Kilwinning), Bob Merrin, Danny McGonnigle and Bernard Aspinwall (Seamill)
   who died recently;
   Alistair Aitken 1995, John Dorian 2009, Cameron McCallum 2010, David McHugh 1967, Patrick McQuade 1998,
   Lawrence Brennan 1981, Andrew Conaghan 2002, Michael Doherty 2005, Margaret Monaghan 1969,
   Hugh O'Boyle 2000, Andrew Conaghan 2002, John Higgins 2001, Hugh McGoogan 2009, Mary Jane McKay 1952,
   Patrick McNamee 1918, Patrick O'Hare 2001, Tom Adamson 2006, John and Isabella Connor, Dougald McMurchie,
   Ellis Nesbit, Peggy McKay 1992, Kathleen Robinson 2012, Terence Burns 1997, Henry Fitzsimmons 1959,
   Helen Grober 2008, Tommy Mulhern 1996, William Paterson 1963 and Alice Procter 1995 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. Deacon Bill Corbett
(01292 521208, 07904 248948, Rev.BillCorbett@btinternet.com) 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 £687.47 - many thanks.


PARISH CENTRE COLLECTION
Last weekend's collection for
the Parish Centre amounted to £264.47 - many thanks.


SPECIAL COLLECTION FOR MISSIO
There will be a special collection this weekend for Missio. Gift Aid envelopes will be available in the pews.

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. We are grateful for recent donations of £20.

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.


SISTER ANNETTE
Father Kinsler will offer Mass on Wednesday morning.
Canon Matt will be on a short visit to Sister Annette who spent many years in Kilwinning and will pass on your best wishes and prayers.

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

ALTAR SERVERS
Next weekend's altar servers are CC at 5.30 pm and Group 2 at 10.30 am.

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

CHILDRENíS LITURGY
The Children's Liturgy is celebrated during the Sunday 10.00 am Mass. We have groups for three to five years, primary 1 and 2 and primary 3. All children are welcome.
Next week's helpers are Geraldine Butcher and Elissa Millar for the pre-fives, Maria Paterson, Michelle Noble and Yvette Thorpe for primaries 1 to 3 and Michelle Morton and Emma Paterson for primary 4.

CROSSHOUSE HOSPITAL CHAPLAIN
For the foreseeable future, Deacon Bill Corbett has been appointed Catholic Chaplain to Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock. Due to the Data Protection Act, patients going into Crosshouse Hospital, or any hospital, must 'opt in' to have a priest or chaplain visit them while they are in hospital otherwise the priest or chaplain will not be given information as to who they are, or their whereabouts. Alternatively, your parish priest, or a relative can get in contact with Deacon Bill and let him know who is in hospital and requires a visit. His details are - land line phone 01292 521208, mobile phone 07904 248948 and email address Rev.BillCorbett@btinternet.com.

NATIONAL ADOPTION WEEK
National Adoption Week falls this year between 4 and 10 November. Saint Margaretís Children and Family Care Society is actively recruiting adoptive parents. Do you think you may have the qualities needed to become an adoptive parent? Your family and home life are a gift and blessing from God. Have you ever thought of sharing that gift? If you feel that you have the energy and imagination, stability, love, and enthusiasm to offer yourself as a parent to a child or even siblings who need to belong to a new family, then we would like to hear from you. You can speak to one of our social workers by telephone on 0141 332 8371, you can pop in to our office at 274 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4JR and you can visit our website at www.StMargaretsAdoption.org.uk for more information. We look forward to hearing from you.

SOCIETY FOR THE PROTETION OF THE UNBORN CHILD (SPUC)
The local branch of SPUC is holding a Pro-Life Concert on Saturday 26 October 2013 at 7.30 pm in Saint Winin's Church Hall, Kilwinning. Tickets cost £5 and include supper. Please contact Ellen Quirk on 556736 or Pat Quirk on 556680.

SAINT MARYíS, LARGS, PRO-LIFE GROUP
Saint Mary's, Largs, Pro-Life Group will be marking the forty-sixth anniversary of the Abortion Act with a Light For Life Mass on Wednesday 23 October at 7.00 pm. Sister Andrea of the Sisters of the Gospel of Life will speak about the work of the Cardinal Winning Pro-Life Initiative. Everyone is welcome to Largs that evening.

MUSICAL EVENING IN AID OF LOURDES FLOOD APPEAL
Loudoun Musical Society (LMS Voices) will present a Musical Evening in Saint Peter in Chains on Friday 25 October at 7.30 pm. This will be followed by tea, coffee and cakes in the Parish-Centre. Tickets cost £5. There is a poster in the porch. Raffle prizes and donations can be given to Committee members. For tickets, contact Pam on 601575 or Anne on 07856 65751. All are welcome.

ROSARY BEADS
Father Stephen Sharkey has written from Afghanistan asking for rosary beads - used or new - for the soldiers. Most soldiers - Catholic or otherwise - want to carry a set of rosary beads as they go out on patrol. Father Stephen talks to them about superstition and encourages them to pray - but he always tries to give rosaries when asked for them. Can you help? Leave them with Betty at the stall. Thanks.

SAINT PETERíS CHILDRENíS CENTRE
Nursery spaces available for in Saint Peter's Children's Centre for children who are three years and above and children whose third birthday is before 28 February 2014. These spaces are funded by North Ayrshire Council. For more information, please contact Josephine Coulter on 473030.

REFUGEES FROM SYRIA
The plight of the Syrian refugees is terrible to see on television and in reports from the Aid Agencies. The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) has sent envelopes you can use to make a donation. We will send them on and there are other ways to help. Pope Francis and the Bishops have asked us all to pray for the situation in Syria.

50/50 CLUB
The next 50/50 Club draw will be at the end of October. New members are very welcome at any time. Our thanks to our members for their continuing support of the Parish 50/50 Club. Contact the Promoter, Myriame Sammons on 469006 if you wish to join.


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.


PILGRIMAGE TO ROME 2014
There will be a pilgrimage to Rome from 20 to 27 May 2014. The accommodation is ten minutes walk from Saint Peterís Basilica. Flights and transport to and from Kilwinning, half board and all sightseeing costs are included in the price of £850. Please register interest with Maureen Berry on 01294 557658 or macberry@live.co.uk who will supply all details.

HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE 2014
Father David Borland is arranging a Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land from 13 to 20 October 2014. Booking forms are available. Interest has been high and places are limited. Transport will be arranged for the flight from Manchester. Contact Father Borland at DavidBorland@lineone.net or phone him 01387 254281 for more information. We have the booking forms available at the stall.

KILMARNOCK AEOLIAN MALE VOICE CHOIR
Kilmarnock Aeolian Male Voice Choir will be at the Church of the Nazarene in Glasgow Street on Tuesday 29 October at 7.30 pm in aid of the North Ayrshire Foodbank. Suggested donation is £2 plus a 500 gram bag of sugar. All are welcome.

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.