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Parish Bulletin – 6th November

All parishioners are warmly invited to share in the joy of Fraser & Jane, both recent converts from Anglicanism, whose marriage will be blessed after the 6pm Latin Mass this evening. Their blessing will be followed by food and drink in the parish hall.

On Friday 11th November at 6.30pm there will be Rosary and prayers for the Dead at Our Lady’s Altar, This will be followed by Confessions until 7.30pm.

It is not too late to fill out a November list for the Dead. Lists and envelopes are in the parish hall. Completed lists may be handed to Father or put in the box at Our Lady’s Altar.

Una Voce Scotland, the Latin Mass Society in Scotland, will have their annual Requiem Mass and AGM next Saturday 12th November at 12 noon here in Immaculate Heart. Mass will be a Solemn High Mass and all parishioners and friends of the parish are most welcome to attend.

Announcements

Please note that Vespers (evening prayer) & Benediction is on this evening at 5pm.

SVDP East Group Meeting in Immaculate Heart of Mary on Wednesday 9th November at 7.30pm.

 

The October-November edition of Christian Order is on sale in the sacristy, priced £3.50. The previous two editions are also available for purchase.

Sponsor the weekly sanctuary lamps in memory of a deceased relative or friend, or for some other prayer intention. Give £5 and intention to John or Fr Morris.

To sponsor the church flowers, please give £10 or more plus your intention to Agnes or Irene.

Fundraising

Our annual insurance premium will be debited from the parish bank account on 20th October. This year’s premium is £4320. Any extra contribution towards this will be greatly appreciated. Many thanks.

The next Bingo Night will be on Wednesday 26th October, starting at 7.30pm.

Parish lotto – see notice-board in hall for details.

Christmas raffle tickets are on sale in the hall – 20p per ticket or £1 per book. First prize £150.

Many thanks to our recent anonymous donors of £600 and £1000 for parish funds.

Community

The next soup run will take place on Saturday 7th January. Donations of men’s clothing, sandwiches, fruit, chocolate and cigarettes are needed.

The Parish Food Store has food available for those who need a helping hand. Speak to Fr Morris if you know of someone in need. The Food Store helped to feed 27 people last week. Please bring your donations to the box in the church or to the chapel house. A list of suggested items can be found here.

Thanks to the continuing and long-running generosity of parishioners we are now short of storage space in the church, the house and the garage. For the time being we are unable to accept any new donations of goods other than:

  • Men’s clothing and shoes
  • Raffle prizes and Tombola prizes
  • Unwanted gifts

Sincere thanks to all parishioners and friends of the parish for your great generosity in donating goods to assist the parish.

Upcoming Events

  • 9th November – 7.30pm – SVDP East Group Meeting
  • 12th November – 12pm – Una Voce Solemn High Requiem Mass and AGM
  • 19th November – 11am – Sale of Work – Tinsel Sale
  • 25th November – 7.30pm – St Andrew’s Ceilidh
  • 7th January – 9pm – Soup Run