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Bulletins 2019

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Bulletin 3rd March 2019 (PDF)

Ash Wednesday – Masses this Wednesday at 10am and 7pm.  A reminder that it is day of Fast and Abstinence.

Stations of the Cross – Every Friday during Lent at 9.30am. 

Deanery Station Masses for Lent – Every Friday at 7pm.  Programme on Notice Board.

Soup and Sandwich Lunch – Saturday 16th March after 11am Mass in the Parish Hall.  Donations to benefit Mary’s Meals and Traidcraft.  Please support this event.

 

Bulletin 24th February 2019 (PDF)

Parish Weekday Programme – This week there will only be two Eucharistic Services on Wednesday and Friday.   Normal programme resumes on Tuesday 5th March.

World Day of Prayer – Friday 1st March at 7pm in St. Columba’s Episcopal Church.  Other Services at 2pm in
Whinnieknowe Care Home and at 3pm in Queenspark Sheltered Housing.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Lenten Reflection Day: Saturday 30th March, beginning with Holy Hour and Mass from 10am.  Concludes at 1pm with Lunch.  All Welcome.

Emmanuel Community – ‘Jesus Our Hope’: This Lenten Reflection is on Saturday 9th March at 10.30am to
1.30pm at St Mary’s, Beauly.

‘The Seven Last Words’ – Lenten Reflections: Begin on Wednesday 13th March at 7pm, at St. Columba’s,
Culloden.

 

Bulletin 17th February 2019 (PDF)

Details of Readers/Eucharistic Ministers – A request has been made to circulate telephone numbers so that
changes, as necessary, can be made to the Rotas.  If you agree to this please text Fr. Damian with your Name, so he can produce a list.

Light a Candle Cards – New cards are available next to the Votive Candles. You may wish to send one to a person whom you light one for.  Donations put in the tin, are for Aid to the Church in Need, for Syria.

Parish Gazebo – This has been kindly donated to the Parish and can be hired for £10.  The contact person is Patricia Robertson.  The money will go towards are ongoing project to upgrade the Parish Hall.

 

Bulletin 10th February 2019 (PDF)

Children’s Liturgy and Catechism Classes – There will be a break next Sunday due to the Mid-Term.

World Day of the Sick: Monday 11th February.  There will be Mass at 11am.  Please arrange to bring elderly or infirm friends and relatives, and those whom are visited by the Parish.  The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will form part of the Mass.

Online Lenten Retreat – This is being offered by the Jesuits. It will run from 6th March to 21st April. Details are available at WWW.LENTRETREAT.UK.

 

Bulletin 3rd February 2019 (PDF)

Mass Time Change – Mass on Wednesday will be at 9am. Therefore there will be no Holy Hour this week.

World Day of the Sick – Monday 11th February.  There will be Mass at 11am.  Please arrange to bring elderly or infirm friends and relatives, and those whom are visited by the Parish.  The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will form part of the Mass.

Parish Council – The next meeting is on Tuesday 19th February at 7.30pm.  If you have an issue you would like  to be discussed please contact the Chairperson, George Lavery, or any other member.  The last minutes are available to consult on the notice board.

Date for Diary  – The date for the Sacrament of Confirmation has been agreed with the Bishop. It will be on
Sunday 17th November.

Save the Children Fund –  We have received a thank you letter for the £200 raised for the Yemen at the Nativity Play.  It is on the Notice Board.

Mass for Diocesan Jubilarians – Will take place on Monday 11th March at 12 Noon.  The venue is St. Mary’s
Cathedral.

Diocesan Pilgrimage 2019 – To Padua and Ravenna, from 12th to 17th July.  Please consult the poster on the notice board. 

Holiday to Austria and Oberammergau  (The Passion Play) – From 20th to 27th July 2020. Please consult the brochure on the notice board.

 

Bulletin 27th January 2019 (PDF)

Sacrament of Reconciliation – As from next Saturday, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be at 10am.  Mass
will therefore be at 11am.  The Rosary will be prayed at 6.30pm on Tuesday and 9.30am on Thursday.

World Day of the Sick – Monday 11th February.  There will be Mass at 11am.  Please arrange to bring elderly  or infirm friends and relatives, and those whom are visited by the Parish.  The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will form part of the Mass.

 

Bulletin 20th January 2019 (PDF)

Sacrament of Reconciliation – After some feedback and thought from the beginning of February the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be at 10am on Saturday mornings followed by 11am Mass.  The Rosary will be prayed on Tuesdays and Thursdays before Mass.

Children’s Liturgy and Catechism Classes – It is very important that Candidates for Confirmation attend the classes.  There is now a course for post-First Holy Communion youth who are not in the Confirmation class. All enquiries to Fr. Damian.

Parish Hall – This year the Parish Council hope to progress with plans to upgrade the Parish Hall.  A major concern are the toilet facilities.  We will look for Council and Private Grants.  Please contact Fr. Damian, John Dolan, or Patricia Robertson, if you have any suggestions in relation to the Hall.

 

Bulletin 13th January 2019 (PDF)

Sacrament of Reconciliation It is rare to have any parishioners to avail of this very important Sacrament at 5pm on Saturdays.  Fr. Damian would welcome any suggestions for changes to this time.  Wednesday during Holy Hour is ruled out however, as it would interfere with the silence and purpose of this quiet time.

Children’s Liturgy and Catechism Classes Resume this Sunday.  It is very important that Candidates for Confirmation attend the classes.  There is now a course for post-First Holy Communion youth who are not in the Confirmation class.  All enquiries to Fr.Damian.

Appeal From Highland Food Bank for your continued support in the high demand months of winter, to help those in need within our Community. 

Used Religious Christmas Cards can be placed in the box at the back of the Church and be of benefit to Charity.

 

Bulletin 6th January 2019 (PDF)

Children’s Liturgy and Catechism Classes – Resume on Sunday 13th January.

Invitation – Women in the Parish are kindly invited to the meeting of Nairn St Ninian’s Church of Scotland Guild on Wednesday 16th January at 2pm in the Church Hall, Queen Street.

Old Christmas Cards can be placed in the box at the back of the Church and be of benefit to Charity.

Appeal From Highland Food Bank for your continued support in the high demand months of winter, to help those in need within our Community.