News update – February 1

SERVICES FOR THE WEEK

  • SUNDAY: Mass 10.00 am
  • MONDAY Mass 10.00 am
  • TUESDAY: Communion Service 10.00 am
  • WEDNESDAY: Communion Service 10.00 am Mass 7.00 pm
  • THURSDAY: Mass 10.00 am Mass and Novena 7.00 pm
  • FRIDAY: Mass 10.00 am
  • SATURDAY: Mass 10.00 am Vigil Mass 6.00 pm
  • CONFESSIONS: Saturday, after morning Mass and from 5.30 – 5 55 pm.

NOTICES

Collections: The Offertory Collection last weekend realised £514.69 and the Second Collection, £110.60 Grateful thanks to all contributors.

Special Collection next Sunday for the African Missions and the Holy Places

A Very Happy Birthday…… Our prayers, congratulations and very best wishes to Miss Mary Baptie, the Grand Old Lady of our parish, who celebrated her 105th Birthday on 31st January. She is a great example to us all by the witness of her life.

Tea, coffee and birthday cake will be served in the Hall after Sunday Mass, to celebrate this very special event. Everyone welcome!

PLEASE REMEMBER

In your charity, please remember Mgr. Brennan, Danny Burns, Patsy Cadden, Liam Dunn, David Hogg, George McCallum, Gordon McFarlane and all the sick and housebound.

John & Mary Kilgallon and Margaret Martin, whose anniversaries occur about this time.

MASS INTENTIONS

  • VIGIL: People of the Parish SUNDAY: Mary Baptie
  • MONDAY: Peter Maguire WEDNESDAY: Jimmy White
  • THURSDAY: (Morning) Jack Murphy (Evening) Tommy Tierney FRIDAY: Margaret Martin SATURDAY: John & Margaret Kilgallon

200 WINNERS

31.01.09: no. 197 – Mrs. Catherine Clelland 08.02.09: no. 34 – Mrs. Esther McCallum

The following numbers are available:-

6. 50. 68. 73. 78. 84. 87. 88. 101. 109. 110. 116. 125. 139. 143. 179. 200.

Please see Julia Cameron for details

The new rate of £13 a year (a mere 25p a week) means that the weekly payout is increased to £10 and there are now 4 bonus payments of £200 each year.

Please note that payment for all members who contribute annually (£13.00 p.a) is now due.

ST. MARY’S SCHOOL NOTICES

  • Children from the school will make their First Confession on Wednesday, 4th March at 7.00 pm
  • Children will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation on Wednesday, 29th April at 7.00 pm
  • Children will make their First Holy Communion on Sunday, 7th June at 1.00 pm

MEMORIAL BOOK

At a recent meeting of the Pastoral Council, it was agreed to purchase a Memorial Book, in which names of deceased members of the parish will be entered and the book displayed in the church, open at the appropriate day.

Details required will simply be the name and date of death of the deceased person. (The book contains a double page for each day of the year, so there can be no confusion).

Would any parishioner wishing to enter names, please complete the slip below.

Multiple slips are available from the Pass Keepers.

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MEMORIAL BOOK ENTRY SLIPS

Full Name of deceased person    …………………………………………………………………………….

Date of death………………………………………………………………..…………………………………………..

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