Father John has tested positive for COVID and so is unable to celebrate the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass at present. We wish him a speedy recovery.

Cover will be provided for the Saturday Vigil (Father Laurence) Sunday 10.30am (Father Bell) and 12noon (Father Dominic) whilst a Communion Service will be celebrated at 10.30 every day apart from this Saturday morning.  

We welcome any visitors to St Ninian’s and hope you enjoy your visit.

This week we extend a special welcome to the Portuguese scouts who will camping in our grounds.

Our condolences to the family of Ann McSween who sadly passed away recently.  Please remember Ann and her family in your prayers.

Weekend Collection: £448.   Very many thanks for your generosity.

The August issue of Day by Day is now available at the top of the church steps priced at £1.  

There will be an offertory procession at the 10.30 Mass on Sundays led by the children.This will now continue each week.

Hospital Chaplain – Fr.Laurence Gambella has now been appointed.  Fr. Laurence’s contact number is 07738 291961. Fr. John however, would like to know of any St. Ninian’s parishioner who is ill or admitted to hospital.  Please keep all those who are sick or who care for the sick, in your prayers.

Summer Bible Activity – Friday 12 August from 2pm to 5pm followed by a family picnic.   There will be crafts, singing and games based on the theme ‘Light of the World’.  Places are still available for children of any age. Pre-school children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.  If interested please contact Jandy, Allison, Michele or Columba.

Children’s Liturgy -  will now be on holiday for the summer.     

There is a Library for the children in our hall which can be accessed after 10.30 Mass on Sundays.

Bicycles and other items will still be available for children to use with parental supervision after Mass.

The Sacrament stall has been put away although cards and gifts are still available if you ask Catherine.  Thank you for your support.   Catherine’s telephone No. 07514 699783.

Thank you to all who have left used stamps in the porch, these have been sent off to Fr. Kyran for the mission and Catherine will continue to do so.

Christmas orders will be needed by September so please call Catherine to arrange to view the Christmas catalogues and place your order.   Last year Catherine was unable to get some orders as they were received too late.

Would you like to join a rota for reading at the weekend Masses?   If you would like to find out more please speak to someone in the Sacristy.    We hope to have a rota ready by the 14 of August so please let us know if you are interested.





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