The Easter/May issue of Day by Day is now available at the top of the Church steps at £1.00.
The funeral for the late Norette (Norry) Matheson will be held on Monday 23 May at 10.30am
and on Tuesday 24 May the funeral of the late William Mackintosh will be held at 10.30am.
Our condolences to both families. Please remember them and their families in your prayers.
Weekend Collection: £556. Very many thanks for your generosity.
Sacrament of Reconciliation – On Sunday 22 May from 9am eight children – Michal, Luella, Tiahna. Mairead, Sofia, Lilian, Ellieanna and Darcy will receive this Sacrament. Please pray for each of them and their families.
Thursday 26 May - The Ascension of the Lord. This is a Holyday of Obligation. There will be two Masses at 10.30am and 7pm.
The Gift Aid refund for St Ninian’s tax year 2020/21 amounted to £1169.85 which was transferred to the parish account on 09/05/2022.
The PPC AGM will be held on Friday 27 May at 7pm in the hall. We look forward to as many people as possible attending. Fr John is looking for new members so please speak to him first if you are interested.
‘The Sovereign Order of Malta’ – an illustrated talk at St Columba’s Culloden on Wednesday 25 May. Reception and refreshments from 6.00pm and the talk commences at 6.30pm. If you wish to attend please let Fr. Domenico know for catering purposes.
Prayer for Peace in the Ukraine Thursday 26th May 2-3pm The Thursday Prayer and Praise Group with the Friends of LSU invite you to join them in St Ninian’s R.C church to pray for peace.
The Eucharist – a series of talks by Bishop Hugh Gilbert.
The talks will take place every Thursday evening from 21st April though to 2nd June (inclusive) at 7 pm at St. Mary’s Cathedral. They can be viewed on YouTube.
26th May: Holy Communion https://youtu.be/P7oLIn__Xqc
2nd June: Living the Mystery https://youtu.be/T5d5S7Uu0Hc
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.
Children’s Liturgy - All children of any religion, or none, are invited to join Allison, Columba or Jandy. They will have a short quiet activity, prayers and Gospel reading then will return to their parents before the Eucharistic Prayer.
There is a new Library for the children in our hall which can be accessed after 10.30 Mass on Sundays.
Bicycles and other items are available for children to use with parental supervision after Mass.
Do you have a family member preparing for a Sacrament this year? It is now too late to place orders but there are still items on display on the piety stall downstairs. Catherine’s telephone No. 07514 699783.
Have you any used stamps to send to the St Patrick’s Mission? They will be forwarded if you leave them in a packet in the porch. Thank you.