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Bulletin 10th November 2019 (PDF)

Requiem Mass: For the Late Margaret Pearson will be celebrated on Monday at 10am.  Margaret was a faithful parishioner, having retired to Nairn, especially attending the Saturday Vigil Mass.  It is therefore hoped that as many parishioners as possible can attend this Mass, as we come together in faith to commend Margaret to the Lord.  Her remains will arrive at the Church on the Sunday evening at 6.30pm.

Sacrament of Confirmation: Bishop Hugh will confer this Sacrament upon our six candidates on Sunday 17th November at the 10.30am Mass. 

First Holy Communion Preparation: Classes will begin on Sunday 24th November. Please contact Fr. Damian if you wish to enrol your child in classes. They must be 7 years of age before June 11th 2020.

Parish Coffee Morning will be held in the Parish Hall on Saturday 7th December at 10am.  Quality items, especially of food and drink, are required for the Raffle (See List).  These can be left in the Hall after Weekend Masses from  9th November to 1st December (Not 17th November).  Please call Marie Cruickshank (Social Coordinator) 01667- 453285 if you can help in any way day, including setting up on the day.

Old Parish Church Guild.  This Wednesday at 2.30pm there is an invitation to attend a talk on Malawi Fruits, followed by Refreshments.

The Emmanuel Community – A reflection on  ‘The Missionary Spirit of Jesus’, Saturday 30th November from 10.30am to 1.30pm, at St Mary’s, Beauly.

 

Bulletin 3rd November 2019 (PDF)

NB: Next Sunday is Remembrance Sunday.  Mass will be at 9.30am so those who wish, can attend the ceremony at the War Memorial in good time.

On Monday there will be an extra Mass at 10am under the Ordinariate Rite, celebrated by Fr. Cameron MacDonald.

Requiem Mass for the Late Margaret Pearson will be celebrated on Monday 11th November at 10am. Margaret was a faithful parishioner, having retired to Nairn, especially attending the Saturday Vigil Mass. It is therefore hoped that as many parishioners as possible can attend this Mass, as we come together in faith to commend Margaret to the Lord.

Sacrament of Confirmation – Bishop Hugh will confer this Sacrament upon our six candidates on Sunday 17th November at the 10.30am Mass. 

Parish Coffee Morning – Will be held in the Parish Hall on Saturday 7th December at 10am.  Quality items, especially of food and drink, are required for the Raffle.  These can be left in the Hall after Weekend Masses from  9th November to 1st December (Not 17th November).  Please call Marie Cruickshank (Social Coordinator) if you can help in any way day, including setting up on the day.

 

Bulletin 27th October 2019 (PDF)

NB: Friday is the Solemnity of All Saints and is a Holyday of Obligation.  Masses at 10am and 7pm

Saturday is All Souls’ Day, The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed.  Mass is at 11am.  You are invited to brings written lists of the departed whom you wish to be remembered.  They will be placed in front of the Altar.  

Children’s Liturgy and Catechism Classes – Resume this Sunday.  

First Holy Communion Preparation – Classes will begin on Sunday 24th November.  Please contact Fr. Damian if you wish to enrol your child in classes.  They must be 7 years of age before June 11th 2020.

Mission Sunday – The special collection totaled £200.  Thank you for your continued generosity.

 

Bulletin 20th October 2019 (PDF)

NB: On Tuesday, Mass will be at 10am, preceded by the Rosary at 9.30am. 

Nairn Community Awards – The nominations are open for the 2020 awards.  Please see the poster for details. 

 

Bulletin 13th October 2019 (PDF)

Children’s Liturgy and Catechism Classes: Resume on Sunday 27th October. 

Inter Church Quiz Night Friday 25th October at 7.15pm, to be held at Nairn United Reformed Church. Please see Marie Cruickshank (Social Coordinator) if you wish to enter a team.  The entry per team of four is £10.  

Special Collection Next weekend for Mission Sunday.   

St. Vincent de Paul Annual Collection – £375 was collected for the ongoing work of the St. Vincent de Paul Society – Nairn Conference. Thank you for your generous support.

 

Bulletin 6th October 2019 (PDF)

Inter Church Quiz Night: Friday 25th October at 7.15pm, to be held at Nairn United Reformed Church.  Please see Fr. Damian if you wish to enter a team.

Special Collection This weekend to assist the ongoing charitable work of the St. Vincent de Paul Society – Nairn Conference.  

 

Bulletin 29th September 2019 (PDF)

Rosary – During October, the Month of the Most Holy Rosary, the Rosary will be prayed half an hour before each Mass (Not Saturday Evening or Sunday Morning).

First Holy Communion Preparation – Classes will begin on Sunday 24th November.  Please contact Fr. Damian if you wish to enrol your child in classes.  They must be 7 years of age before June 11th 2020.

‘Sharing our Joy of the Gospel – Called to be a Missionary = This day of  recollection and discussion, will be held on Saturday 12th October at St. Columba’s, Culloden.  Please consult the poster for details.

Anniversary of the Canonisation of St. John Olgilvie – There will be Mass on Thursday 17th October at 6.30pm, St. Thomas’, Keith.  Refreshments will be served afterwards. 

Nairn United Reformed Church – Autumn Fayre.  You are warmly invited to this event on Saturday 5th October, 12 until 2pm.  There will be a Soup and Pudding Lunch and all the usual stalls etc.

Special Collection – Will be held on the weekend of 5th/ 6th October to assist the ongoing charitable work of the St. Vincent de Paul Society – Nairn Conference.  

 

Bulletin 22nd September 2019 (PDF)

Special Collection for Sick and Retired Clergy totaled £175.  Thank you for your continued generosity.

 

Bulletin 15th September 2019 (PDF)

NB: The morning Mass will be at 9.30am on Saturday.  The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be at 5pm. 

Special Collection this weekend for Sick and Retired Clergy.

Safeguarding Training has been organised for next Sunday, 22nd September, from 12 Noon in the Parish Hall.  It should last about One and a Half Hours.  Participants will receive a letter from Fr. Damian.

Confirmation and Catechism Classes – The next classes are on Sunday, 29th September.  Candidates should have completed their Project and Workbook tasks.

Parish Collection: For 7th/ 8th September was £450.30.  The Average Parish Weekly Running Costs and Diocesan Contributions total £500. 

We kindly request that all UK Tax Payers complete a Gift Aid Form.  Please see Mr. Phil McBride (Parish Treasurer) if you have any queries.  There are Gift Aid Envelopes for visitors at the back of the Church.  

 

Bulletin 8th September 2019 (PDF)

Safeguarding – There will be a meeting  this Monday at 7.30pm, in the Parish Hall.  Training has also been organised on Sunday 22nd September (Details to be confirmed).

Parish Council – There will be a meeting this Tuesday at 7.30pm in the Parish Hall.  Please see Mary Collier, or George Lavery if you wish to make any submission.

NB – There will be a Special Collection next week for Sick and Retired Clergy.  Please give generously.

 

Bulletin 1st September 2019 (PDF)

Children’s Liturgy and Sacramental Preparation Classes will resume this Sunday, 1st September.

Parish Barbecue – Thanks to all who organised the Barbecue and for the support of those who attended and contributed raffle prizes.

Parish Council will meet Tuesday, 10th September at 7.30pm.

Retreats for Men and Women.  These are being organised by the Olgilvie Centre in October.  Please consult the posters for details.

 

Bulletin 25th August 2019 (PDF)

NB: Mass on Friday will be at 9.30am

Reminders:
Children’s Liturgy and Sacramental Preparation Classes: Will resume Next Sunday, 1st September. The Confirmation Class members should pick up their marked Workbooks and a Project Sheet.

Parish Barbecue: Friday 30th August at 7pm. Entry by Suggested Donation of £5 per person. A selection of Burgers, Sausages, and Kebabs (inc. Vegetarian Option) will be served with rolls and salad. Feel free to bring your own Beer/Wine/Soft Drinks.

There will also be a Bottle Raffle. If you wish to donate, please place your bottle(s) in the Parish Hall after the Masses on 24th/25th August.

Blessing of Graves: Will take place next Sunday, 1st September at 2.30pm, at Nairn Cemetery.  

 

Bulletin 18th August 2019 (PDF)

NB: No Mass nor Rosary on Tuesday.  No Mass nor Sacrament of Reconciliation on Saturday Morning.

Ordination to Priesthood for Deacon Dominic Nwaigwe will be held this Tuesday 20th August at 6pm.  The venue is St. Mary’s, Inverness (Please be seated by 5.30pm).

 

Bulletin 11th August 2019 (PDF)

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  This is a Holy Day of Obligation.  Masses on Thursday at 10am and 7pm.

Parish Barbecue: Friday 30th August at 7pm.  Entry by Suggested Donation of £5 per person.  A selection of Burgers, Sausages, and Kebabs (inc. Vegetarian Option) will be served with rolls and salad.  Feel free to bring your own Beer/Wine/Soft Drinks.

There will also be a Bottle Raffle. If you wish to donate, please place your bottle(s) in the Parish Hall after the Masses on 24th/25th August.

National Pilgrimage with the Relics of St. Therese of Lisieux: Sunday 1st September at The Shrine of our Lady of Lourdes, Carfin.  Holy Mass at 3pm.

Visit of Relics of St. Therese of Lisieux to Aberdeen Diocese (September 7th to 12th).  Please pick up a timetable.  One per Household.

 

Bulletin 4th August 2019 (PDF)

This Monday 5th August, there is an Ordinariate Mass at 10am celebrated by Fr. Cameron.

Children’s Liturgy and Sacramental Preparation Classes will be on break until Sunday 1st September.  The Confirmation Class members should pick up their marked Workbooks and a Project Sheet.

Ordination to Priesthood for Deacon Dominic Nwaigwe will be held on Tuesday 20th August at 6pm.  The venue is St. Mary’s, Inverness. 

Celebrate Charismatic Weekend – 7th and 8th September.  Please see the poster and pick up a leaflet for details.

Parish Gazebo – If anyone wishes to rent a Gazebo for a summer event please contact Patricia Robertson.  Suggested contribution of £10.

 

Bulletin 28th July 2019 (PDF)

Parish Dates for Diary:

  • Parish Barbecue on Friday 30th August and
  • Blessing of Graves, Nairn Cemetery, on Sunday 1st September. 

 

National Pilgrimage with the Relics of St. Therese of Lisieux – Sunday 1st September at The Shrine of our Lady of Lourdes, Carfin.  Holy Mass at 3pm.  

‘Baptised and Sent’. The renowned speaker David Wells will delivering a presentation on 20th September, from 7pm – 9pm, at St. Columba’s Church, Culloden.

Sea Sunday Collection – £128.90 was raised to continue to support the worthy cause of the Apostleship of the Sea.  Thanks for your continued generosity.  

 

Bulletin 14th and 21st July 2019 (PDF)

Children’s Liturgy and Sacramental Preparation Classes will be on break until after the Summer Holidays. The Confirmation Class members should pick up a Project Sheet.

Ordination to Priesthood – For Deacon Dominic Nwaigwe will be held on Tuesday 20th August at 6pm.  The venue is St. Mary’s, Inverness.

Holy Land Pilgrimage 2020 – Led by Fr. Dominco Zanre.  See poster for details to book your place before 31st July.

 

Bulletin 7th July 2019 (PDF)

NB: There will be no Sacrament of Reconciliation or Morning Mass on Saturday 13th July.

Sea Sunday – There will be a Special Collection at next weekends Masses for the good work of the Apostleship of the Sea.  Please give generously.

Children’s Liturgy and Sacramental Preparation Classes will be on break until after the Summer Holidays. The Confirmation Class members should pick up a Project Sheet.

 

Bulletin 30th June 2019 (PDF)

Children’s Liturgy and Sacramental Preparation Classes – Will be on break  after today for the Summer Holidays.  

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Pluscarden – This Sunday.  Mass will be at 3pm with Bishop Hugh the Chief Celebrant.  This year there will be special emphasise on the wonderful Catechetical work going on in the Diocese.  Catechists for all ages are encouraged to attend.  The Nairn Community Transport will leave at 1.15pm sharp from behind the Community Centre.         

Medjugorie Pilgrimages 2019 – Please see details on the poster at the back of the Church, if you are interested.

 

Bulletin 23rd June 2019 (PDF)

The Deanery Retreat Day of Quiet Reflection which was planned for Saturday 29th June  has been postponed until later in the year.

 

Bulletin 16th June 2019 (PDF)

Deanery Retreat Day of Quiet Reflection – Saturday 29th June at The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Stratherrick.  The programme is from 10.30am to 4.30pm.   See poster for details.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Pluscarden – Sunday 30th June.  Mass will be at 3pm with Bishop Hugh the Chief Celebrant.  This year there will be special emphasise on the wonderful Catechetical work going on in the Diocese.  Catechists for all ages are encouraged to attend.  If you wish to book a place on the Nairn Community Transport please add your name to the list at the back of the Church.  If can prepare something for the Lunch please see Patricia Robertson. See poster for details.         

New Dawn 2019 Conference: Monday 8th to Friday 12th July at Madras College, St Andrews.  See poster for details.

Parish Gazebo: Is available to borrow for a suggested donation of £10.  See Patricia Robertson to organise.

 

Bulletin 9th June 2019 (PDF)

NB: This Monday there is a Mass at 10am.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Pluscarden: Sunday 30th June. Mass will be at 3pm with Bishop Hugh the Chief Celebrant.  This year there will be special emphasise on the wonderful Catechetical work going on in the Diocese.  Catechists for all ages are encouraged to attend.  If you wish to book a place on the Nairn Community Transport please add your name to the list at the back of the Church.  If you can prepare something for the Lunch please see Patricia Robertson.         

Thank You. To all who assisted in anyway towards our successful Concert at Pluscarden Abbey.  A total of £1180 was raised towards funds for the renovation of the Parish Hall.  There is now £2000 (Restricted Funds) available for this project.  

 

Bulletin 2nd June 2019 (PDF)

NB: This Monday there is an Ordinariate Mass at 10am celebrated by Fr. Cameron.

World Communications Day is being celebrated by the whole Church today.  Please pick up a letter (one for each household) at the end of Mass.

Scalan Pilgrimage – Sunday 16th June.  Mass will be celebrated at 4pm.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Pluscarden – Sunday 30th June. Mass will be at 3pm with Bishop Hugh the Chief Celebrant.  This year there will be special emphasise on the wonderful Catechetical work going on in the Diocese.  Catechists for all ages are encouraged to attend.

Thank You.  We have received thanks from SCIAF and Aid to the Church in Need for the wonderful charity the Parish has shown them.

 

Bulletin 26th May 2019 (PDF)

NB: This Thursday is the Solemnity of the Ascension.  It is a Holyday of Obligation.  Masses at 10am and 7pm.

Light a Candle Prayer Cards – £150 has been recently sent to support the work of Sr. Annie in Aleppo, Syria, which makes this a total of £510 being donated to her over the past two years.  Many thanks and please keep on supporting this parish initiative.

Parish Quiz – The very enjoyable evening at the Seaforth Club raised £195 for Parish Funds.  Many thanks to those who organised and attended the evening. 

Special Collection – £512.35 (inc. Gift Aid) was collected last week for the missionary work of the Comboni Sisters.  Many thanks from Sr. Patricia.

 

Bulletin 19th May 2019 (PDF)

NB: This Tuesday Mass will at 10am and on Wednesday there will be a Eucharistic Service (No Holy Hour).

Fundraising Concert at Pluscarden Abbey – Saturday 25th May at 3.30pm.  The Moray String Quartet are kindly performing that day to help us in the raising of Church Funds.  A number of volunteers are required to assist on the day before and on the day.  The tasks include setting up and tidying away chairs, collections, serving refreshments, making biscuits and tray bakes.  Please see Patricia Robertson as soon as possible if you can assist with any of these tasks.  If you wish to book a place on the Nairn Community Transport please put your name down at the back of the Church after Mass (Last few places).

 

Bulletin 12th May 2019 (PDF)

SCIAF Lenten Collection from the Wee Boxes and Lenten Lunch the Parish has raised a total of £1167 (inc. Gift Aid).  Well done to everyone for their charitable efforts.

Fundraising Concert at Pluscarden Abbey – Saturday 25th May at 3.30pm.  The Moray String Quartet are kindly performing that day to help us in the raising of Church Funds.  A number of volunteers are required to assist on the day before and on the day.  The tasks include setting up and tidying away chairs, collections, serving refreshments, making biscuits and tray bakes.  Please see Patricia Robertson as soon as possible if you can assist with any of these tasks.  If you wish to book a place on the Nairn Community Transport please put your name down at the back of the Church after Mass.

St. Margaret’s National Pilgrimage will take place on Sunday 2nd June to Dunfermline.  Please consult the poster for details. 

Pluscarden Pentecost Lectures – 11th to 13th June at the Abbey. Please consult the poster for details.

Power of Grace Faith Rally – Saturday 15th June from 11am to 6pm at Greyfriars Convent in Elgin.  It is hoped that all members of the Confirmation Class will attend but older youths are welcome.  Please consult the poster to register.

Scottish Catholic Observer – Due to a distribution problem lasts week’s copy as well as for this week are available.

 

Bulletin 5th May 2019 (PDF)

There will be an Ordinariate Mass at 10am this Monday celebrated by Fr. Cameron MacDonald

Requiem Mass for Carrie Kelly R.I.P on Thursday at 10am.  Please pray for Carrie and her family.

 

Bulletin 28th April 2019 (PDF)

Rosary: During the Month of May we will pray the Rosary Tuesday – Friday, half an hour before Mass, for the intention of Vocations to the Diocese and to Religious Life.

Honouring of Our Lady as ‘Queen of the May’.  Please gather outside the Church next Sunday for this ceremony before Mass.

Children’s Liturgy/Catechism Classes – Resume this Sunday.

 

Bulletin 21st April 2019 (PDF)

Children’s Liturgy/Catechism Classes: Will resume next Sunday 28th April.

Divine Mercy Sunday:  There is a programme next Sunday 28th April from 2.45pm to 4.30pm at St. Mary’s, Inverness.  Please see the Notice Board.

Happy Easter!
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Bulletin 14th April 2019 – Holy Week and Tridium (PDF)

Programme for Holy Week/ Easter Tridium:

Monday – Service of Readings and Prayers at 7pm.

Tuesday – Rosary at 6.30pm.  Mass at 7pm.

Wednesday – Holy Hour at 9am.  Mass at 10am.

Holy Thursday – Mass of The Lord’s Supper at 7pm.

Good Friday – Stations of The Cross at 12 O’Clock.  Celebration of The Passion of the Lord at 3pm.  Open Church for Prayer 7pm-9pm.

Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil in the Holy Night at 8pm.

Easter Sunday – Morning Mass at 10.30am.

Sacrament of ReconciliationTuesday 4.30pm-6.30pm and Saturday 10am-12 O’Clock.

 

SCIAF Lunch – Thanks to all those who organised, contributed to, and attended.  A total of £230 was raised.

SCIAF Lenten Boxes – Please return these on Easter Sunday or the following week.

Fundraising Concert at Pluscarden Abbey – Saturday 25th May at 3.30pm.  The Moray String Quartet are kindly playing that day to help us in the raising of Church Funds.  A number of volunteers are needed to help out the day before and on the day.  The tasks include setting up and tidying away chairs, collections, serving refreshments, making biscuits and tray bakes. Please see Patricia Robertson as soon as possible if you can
assist with any of these tasks.

Thanks – We have received a thank you letter from St. Patrick’s Missionary Society expressing gratitude for the £240 we recently contributed.

 

Bulletin 7th April 2019 (PDF)

Palm Sunday – Next Sunday their will be a procession from the Showfield at 10.15am, for those who wish to Join.

Thanks!  We have received thank you letters from Mary’s Meals and Traidcraft, for the money raised from the recent lunch.  You can read them in the Parish Hall.

 

Bulletin 31st March 2019 (PDF)

Children’s Liturgy/Catechism Classes – There will be a break after this Sunday until Sunday 28th April.

Easter Light-a-Candle Cards – These are now available.  Why not enclose one in an Easter Card.  All donations will go to Sr. Annie in Aleppo, Syria.
 

Happy Mothers Day
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Bulletin 24th March 2019 (PDF)

NB: Monday is the Solemnity of the Annunciation.  There will be Rosary at 6.30pm and Mass at 7pm.

The Funeral Mass For the late Monsignor Robert McDonald will be held on Monday at Midday, at Pluscarden Abbey.

Mary MacKillop Reflection Day – Saturday 6th April from 9.45am in the Church (inc. 11am Mass), concluding at 3pm.  A Brunch will be provided in the Hall.

Special Collection – £240.30 was raised for St. Patrick’s Missionary Society.  Many Thanks.

Mary’s Meals and Traidcraft Lunch – Thanks to all who organised, assisted and attended.  £505 was raised for these good causes.

Thanks From Fr. Damian for all the kinds gifts, cards, and good wishes he received for his birthday.

Parish Quiz – Please save the date for the evening of Friday 3rd May in the Seaforth Club.  Please see George
Lavery if you can donate prizes for the evening.

 

Bulletin 17th March 2019 (PDF)

Thanks to Bridget and Elaine for organising and to all who assisted and attended, the lunch in aid of Mary’s Meals and Traidcraft.

SCIAF Lunch – This will take place in the Parish Hall after Mass on Sunday 31st March.  If you can help in providing Soup or Sandwiches please see Emily Lamont or Patricia Robertson.

 

Bulletin 10th March 2019 (PDF)

Special Collection Next Sunday for St. Patrick’s Missionary Society.

Catechism Classes will not take place next week.

 

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.