Weekend Collection: £641. Very many thanks.
Flowers for Confirmation – if you would like to help please place your donation in the plate in the porch.
There are teas and coffees in the hall after Mass. Please come and join us.
Next Sunday is Confirmation day at St Ninian’s. We welcome Bishop Hugh who will officiate. We pray for many blessings for Alan and Denis Kazmierczuk, Piotr and Filip Szymanski, Maria Hamilton, Misha Flugel, David McBain and Isabel Bremner who will be confirmed this morning. May God bless them and their families on this special day and always. Cards and mementos are available in the porch and downstairs.
Last opportunity to learn the hymns for Confirmations after the 10am Mass!! School age children are asked to move to sit behind the musicians during the practice and at the Confirmation Mass.
(Message from our Music Group)
This will be a youth Mass with three new hymns which are not in the hymn books. We need the congregation to sing with us and will be practicing each Sunday after Mass for about half an hour and hope you will join us for at least some of the time to learn these new hymns.
The June issue of Day by Day is available in the porch at the price of £1.
Inverness Street Pastors are holding information events on 11 and 14 July in Inverness Baptist Church, Castle Street. Information leaflets and a poster can be found in the porch.
Double Anniversary Mass – St Columba’s Parish will celebrate the tenth Anniversary of the dedication of the church and the fortieth Anniversary of a worshiping community in the Culloden area on Saturday 9th June beginning with Mass at 12 noon. The Principal Celebrant will be Bishop Hugh. Refreshments will follow. All welcome. Please see the notice in the porch.
Diocese of Aberdeen Pilgrimage – Pluscarden Abbey 24 June 2018 from 1pm, marking the Centenary of the 1918 Education Act (Scotland).
Refreshments available in the Marquee from 12 noon. For full details please see the poster in the porch.
Scalan Annual Pilgrimage – Sunday 1 July 4pm. This is a pilgrimage to the hidden seminary where priests were trained in penal times. The postcode is AB37 9JS for those who have satnav.
Priestly Ordinations of Deacon Emmet O’Dowd and Deacon Rafal Szweda – Friday 6 July at 6pm in St Mary’s Cathedral, Aberdeen. If you wish to join a bus leaving King Street at 12.30 and returning from Aberdeen at 9.30pm please phone St Mary’s parish office on 01463 233519.
The Healing Ministry in the ‘Field Hospital of the Church’ – 24 – 28 July in St Mary’s Monastery, Kinnoull with Fr Jim McManus C.Ss.R. Further details on poster in the porch.
‘Proclaiming Christ in our Culture’ – Bishop Robert Barron will speak in the Usher Hall in Edinburgh on Thursday 6 September. Please see the poster or help yourself to a leaflet.
St Columba’s Prize Bingo – Friday 29 June – ‘eyes down’ at 7pm. All welcome for family fun.