15th February 2009

200 Club Winners:

15.02.09: no. 26 – Theresa McPhail 22.02.09: no. 38 – Mr. R. Mulholland

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 notices


The Offertory Collection last weekend realised £538.79.

Last week’s Special Collection to support the bereaved family of Slava Tomasevic, raised £843.58, PLUS a donation of £200 from the SVDP, making a total of £1,043.58

Very many thanks for your generous and warm-hearted response to this appeal.

Special Collection

Today’s collection is  for the work of the Catholic Education.


That the Pastoral Council will meet in the Hall next Sunday evening (22nd) at 7.00 pm


‘Jericho House’, which is run by the Benedictine Monks, to help people with drug/alcohol abuse and the homeless, is appealing for donations of Toiletries etc.

Please leave donations with either the Pass Keepers or with Julia Cameron.

In your charity, please remember

Mgr. Brennan, Mary Allison (McAllister), Danny Burns, Patsy Cadden, Liam Dunn, Veronica Forrest, David Hogg, George McCallum, Gordon McFarlane and all the sick and housebound.

Joe Cameron, Russell McAllister and Betty Shankly, whose anniversaries occur about this time.

Myra Cullen, who died recently.

Mass Intentions

VIGIL: People of the Parish

SUNDAY: Margaret Liddle

FRIDAY: Joe Cameron

SATURDAY: Alex Davie