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Bulletins 2020

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Bulletin 16th February 2020 (PDF)

Tuesday Evening Mass: An encouragement, especially during Lent, for those who work, or are otherwise engaged during the week, to attend Mass at 7pm. We also pray the Rosary before at 6.30pm.  

Day of Prayer For Those Who have Suffered Abuse – A Prayer Service will be held here on Friday 28th February.  Programme:
    9.30am – Chaplet of Divine Mercy and Stations of the Cross.
    10am – Prayer Service

Highland Deanery Lenten Masses – The programme is on the Notice Board.  The first Mass will be at St. Mary’s, Nairn, on Friday 28th February.  All Masses at 7pm.

Special Collection – The total of the Mission Appeal for St. Patrick’s Missionary Society was £600.  Thank you for your continued generosity.  


Highland Deanery – Lenten Station Masses 

Friday 28th February – St. Mary’s, Nairn 
Friday 6th March – St. Aidan’s, Aviemore (Bishop Hugh Gilbert OSB) 
Friday 13th March – Immaculate Conception, Stratherrick 
Friday 20th March – St. Columba’s, Culloden 
Friday 27th March – Our Lady and St. Bean, Cannich (Bishop Hugh Gilbert OSB)
Friday 3rd April – Christ the King, Brora

All Masses at 7pm


Bulletin 9th February 2020 (PDF)

St. Patrick’s Missionary Society – Mission Appeals.  We welcome Fr. Kieran Murphy, who is the Main Celebrant at the Masses this weekend.  Please give generously at the Special Collection.  

St. Mary’s RC Church Quiz Night: This will take place on Friday 21st of  February at 8pm in the Seaforth Club. Teams (Max 4 members) can be entered for £10. There will also be a raffle.  Please bring donations for the raffle to the Parish Hall after Weekend Masses.

The Mysteries of the Passion – Lenten Reflections on the Five Sorrowful Mysteries: This series of reflections begins on Wednesday 4th March at 7pm.  The venue is St. Columba’s, Culloden.  Please see the Notice Board


Bulletin 2nd February 2020 (PDF)

NB: Fr. Cameron MacDonald will celebrate Mass on Monday at 10am,  according to the Ordinariate Rite.

There will not be a Holy Hour this Wednesday at 9am.  There will be Mass at 10am.

There will be no Mass on Thursday and a Eucharistic Service on Friday.  

St. Patrick’s Missionary Society – Mission Appeals.  Fr. Kieran Murphy will be the Main Celebrant at the Masses next weekend.  Please give generously.

World Day of the Sick – Tuesday 11th February.  Mass will be celebrated at 3pm.  There will be an opportunity to be anointed with the Oil of the Sick.  Senior members of the congregation as well as the sick and those in Care Homes, are especially welcome.

Piety Stall Catalogue – If you have borrowed this, could you kindly return it to Emily Lamont.  With Thanks.

Light-a-Candle Cards – There are a new selection of these available next to the Votive Candles.  If you wish to send a card to someone, having lit a candle for them, you can make a contribution into the tin.  All proceeds to the work of Aid to the Church in Need in Aleppo, Syria.    


Bulletin 26th January 2020 (PDF)

NB: Funeral Rites for George Pirie RIP.  Reception at the Church – 7pm on Tuesday (No Mass).  Requiem Mass – 11am on Wednesday.  All Welcome.

St. Mary’s RC Church Quiz Night – This will take place on Friday 21st of  February at 8pm in the Seaforth Club.  Teams (Max 4 members) can be entered for £10.  There will also be a raffle.  Please bring donations for the raffle to the Parish Hall after Weekend Masses from next week.  The Bar will be open and snacks provided.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Marian Shrine of Walsingham and Saintly sites  of the North East of England: This takes place from July 1st to 8th and will be led by Bishop Hugh. Please see the poster for details.

Together in Christ – Growing in Faith: The Ogilvie Centre invites you to consider deepening your faith through online study.  The Diocese has a group subsidy with the Catholic Distance University.  It provides many interesting and relevant modules Email or google to learn more.  See poster for details.


Bulletin 19th January 2020 (PDF)

Tuesday Evening Mas -:This Mass at 7pm is an opportunity for those who work etc., and cannot attend a morning Mass in the week, to attend a Weekday Mass.  We also begin with Rosary at 6.30pm.  All Welcome.

‘Mental Health Matters’ –This talk specifically on Men’s Mental Health is at UHI Lecture Theatre, Inverness, on Wednesday 26th February at 7.30pm.  Please see the poster.


Bulletin 12th January 2020 (PDF)

NB: There will a Requiem Mass for the Late Veronica Johnson on Thursday at 11am.  Veronica was a regular attendee at St. Mary’s and during her illness was visited at home.  All Welcome.    

First Communion Classes and Children’s Liturgy resume this Sunday.

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 5th January 2020 (PDF)

NB: There will a Mass this Monday at 10am celebrated by Fr. Cameron MacDonald, under the Ordinariate Rite.

First Communion Classes and Children’s Liturgy – Resume on Sunday 12th January.

Nairn St. Ninian’s Church of Scotland Guild – There is an invitation to attend the joint meeting on Wednesday 15th January at 2pm in the Church Hall, Queens Street.  There is a talk on ‘Malawi Fruits’ followed by refreshments.  Please see Emily Lamont if you wish to attend, so she can pass on numbers for catering purposes.   

Christmas Flowers – Thanks again for the wonderful display organised by Emily and Gigi.  Many people have commented on how beautiful the Church was.  We were well supported with a collection total of £185.