BULLETIN                                              28 JUNE 2015

THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME IN YEAR
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CHURCH SERVICES

Saturday 27 June  

Mass at 10.00 am for Father Noel Barry
Sunday Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Vicenta Halpern and Chris Hull

Sunday 28 June  

Sunday Mass at 10.30 am for the congregation

Monday 29 June  

Mass at 10.00 am for Edward Swiercz and Agnes Bradley

Tuesday 30 June  

Requiem Mass at 10.00 am for Stephen McIntosh

Wednesday 1 July  

Mass at 10.00 am for Margaret Duffy and Nancy McLaughlin

Thursday 2 July  

Mass at 7.00 pm for George Russell

Friday 3 July  

Mass at 10.00 am for Joseph Sammons

Saturday 4 July  

Mass at 10.00 am for Anne Edge and Gordon Young
Sunday Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Owen Maguire

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 28 June  

11.30 am

Tea and Coffee after Mass

Monday 29 June  
9.30 to 11.30 am
5.30 to 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 30 June  
9.00 to 11.00 am
11.00 am
5.00 to 8.00 pm
7.30 to 8.30 pm

Cardiac Rehabilition
Legion of Mary
Irish Dancing Class
Cardio 40 Toning

Wednesday 1 July  
5.45 to 6.45 pm
7.00 to 8.00 pm
8.00 to 9.00 pm

Irish Dancing Class
Zumba

Retrobics

Thursday 2 July  
4.00 pm
6.00 to 7.30 pm
7.30 to 9.00 pm

Dancing
Brownies

Guides

Friday 3 July  
9.30 to 11.30 am Parents and Toddlers

PRAYERS
Please remember in your prayers:
Owen Maguire (Prestwick) and Nancy McLaughlin (West Kilbride) who died recently;
James Lane 1995, Susan Watson 2002, Agnes Delahunt 1936, Margaret Donnelly 1953, Mary Leishman 1997, Ronald McKay 2008, Shiela Kearney, Mamie Scotland, Frank Tracy 2007, Michael Fitzpatrick 2006, John Flood 2003, Bill Mathieson 2014, 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 and Tony Ross 2008 whose anniversaries occur at this time and those who are sick.
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.

HOSPITAL CHAPLAINCY
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 is assisted by the priest on call each week. Canon Pat Keegans (01292 263488) is the chaplain to Ayr Hospital and the Ayrshire Hospice.

FINANCES
Bankers Orders for the Parish and Parish Centre amount to £3800 per month. Every month, we 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 £659.82 - many thanks.

MAINTENANCE FUND COLLECTION
Last weekend's Maintainance Fund collection amounted to £249.46 - many thanks.


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 and on the parish website. 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.


COLLECTION ENVELOPES
New collection envelopes are now available at the stall. Please let us know if you wish to switch to a standing order. Forms are available.

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

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

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


CHILDRENíS LITURGY
The Children's Liturgy is normally celebrated during the 10.30 am Mass each Sunday but has closed for the summer holiday. It will resume in September.

STEPHEN McINTOSH
The Requiem Mass for Stephen McIntosh will take place in Saint Peterís on Tuesday 23 June at 10.00 am. May he rest in peace.

SAINT MARY'S CHURCH, SALTCOATS
Canon Martin Poland of Saint John's Church, Stevenston has been appointed Administrator of Saint Mary's Church, Saltcoats with full responsibility for the parish. After discussion with the Parish Councils of Saltcoats and Stevenston, from the first weekend in July the Mass times are being changed. The weekend Masses in the Three Towns will be as follows:
    Saturday Vigil - 4.30 pm in Saint Mary's and 5.30 pm in Saint Peterís
    Sunday - 10.00 am in Saint Mary's, 10.30 am in Saint Peterís and 11.30 am in Saint Johnís.

CONGRATULATIONS TO PETER REILLY
Congratulations to Peter Reilly of Saltcoats who was awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queenís Birthday Honours List. The Pope, the Queen, the President of Ireland have all lined up to honour Peter - just waiting for the Dalai Lama.

CONGRATULATIONS TO SAINT MATTHEW'S ACADEMY PUPILS
Congratulations and best wishes for the future to all the Saint Matthew's Academy students who graduated recently and a special word of congratulation to all who received the Caritas Award for their year of service to the school, parish and community.


ARMED FORCES WEEK
To celebrate Armed Forces Week, a short service and reception will be held in the Evangelical Church Church, Glasgow Street at 7.30 pm on Wednesday 24 June. Everyone is welcome.

50/50 CLUB
The 50/50 Club has quite a few numbers now vacant. Those who did not renew for 2015 for various reasons - this happens from time to time - but we appreciate and thank all our members for their continuing support over the years. New members are very welcome. To join please contact the Promoter or pick up a membership form in the porch to join.

ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY THOUSAND VISITS TO SAINT PETERíS WEBSITE
On 14 June 2015, the 130000th visit was made to Saint Peterís website which was launched on 13 July 2005. The site has over 2300 web pages, 1400 pictures, 580 bulletins between 1960 and 2015, 23000 links, some audio and video clips and been viewed in over 100 countries worldwide. Over 1350 of our deceased relatives and friends are remembered in our Anniversary List and some are featured in our Memoriam Cards page. The site contains many articles on past and present spiritual and community life in Saint Peter's. Canon Matt and the website author are very grateful to those who have accessed the site, lent photographs, passed on stories, identified errors, made suggestions and expressed compliments. The aims of the site are to make parishioners and others aware of current events and record our history. If you can help with this project, please speak to Canon Matt or contact WebsiteAuthor@SaintPeterinChains.net.

GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE
There will be more news soon on the re-sited and improved War Memorial in the Garden of Remembrance in Glasgow Street.

DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO ROME FOR THE HOLY YEAR OF MERCY
There will be a diocesan pilgrimage to Rome from Thursday 2 June to Thursday 9 June 2016. Details are on the poster.


WHITHORN CAMP
There will be an overnight 'camp' for ten- to sixteen-year-olds - sleeping on matresses - in the parish house in Whithorn on 13 and 14 July. There will be fun, friendship, sports, a camp fire and a chance to explore the history and spirituality of Saint Ninian including Mass at Saint Ninianís Cave. The cost is £20 including transport, meals and activities. More details can be found at Galloway Catholic Youth on Facebook,
www.GallowayYouth.org.uk and Father Stephen McGrattan at info@RCCumnock.org.uk and 01290 421031.

ADULT EDUCATION
A series of Adult Education sessions will be held in Saint Johnís Hall, Stevenston, all beginning at 7.00 pm. Everyone is welcome. The final meeting is on Tuesday 23 June with the theme Ongoing Developments. The Formation for Ministry Group of Embracing the Future will have an evening 'refresher' for those who read in Church and for those who would like to read on Monday 22 June from 7.00 to 9.00 in Saint Mary's Hall, Largs. It is not simply a training session but a discussion on the idea of proclaiming the Word of God to the community with ideas on how to be a more successful communicator.

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 upkeep.


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.