BULLETIN                                     9 JUNE 2013



Saturday 8 June  

Mass at 10.00 am for Livy McConnell and Rene Kerber
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm for Alison Dunn

Sunday 9 June  

Sunday Mass at 10.30 am for the congregation

Monday 10 June  
Mass at 10.00 am for birthday wishes and Mary Brown
Tuesday 11 June  

Mass at 10.00 am for Mary Kelly and Michael Collins
Funeral Service at 12 noon for Janette Milligan

Wednesday 12 June  

No Mass in Saint Peter's
Canon Matt will be at a funeral in Kilwinning.

Thursday 13 June  

Memorial of Saint Anthony
Mass at 7.00 pm for Alice Ferrie
There is no 10.00 am Mass in Saint Mary's, Saltcoats, Instead, Mass will be celebrated in Saint Anthony's Primary School, Saltcoats.

Friday 14 June  

Mass at 10.00 am for James Lane and George Russell

Saturday 15 June  

Mass at 10.00 am
Vigil Mass at 5.30 pm
Masses today are offered for the anniversaries of John Maher, Edward Swiercz, David Brodie and Tom Atkins. A Mass will be offered for each one individually

The Mass intention list is just over two weeks ahead. Please notify anniversaries as early as you can. Thanks.
Any changes to the above times caused, for example, by a funeral will be notified on the home page of this website.


Sunday 9 June  

11.30 am

Tea and Coffee after Mass

Monday 10 June  
9.30 to 11.30 am
5.30 to 6.30 pm
6.30 to 8.00 pm
7.00 to 9.00 pm
Parents and Toddlers
Saint Vincent de Paul Society
Tuesday 11 June  
9.00 to 11.00 am
11.00 am
6.30 to 8.30 pm
5.00 to 8.00 pm

Cardiac Rehabilition
Legion of Mary
Cardio 40 Toning
Irish Dancing Class

Wednesday 12 June  
7.00 to 8.00 pm
8.00 to 9.00 pm

Cardio 40 Toning

Thursday 13 June  
4.00 to 8.15 pm
6.00 to 7.30 pm
7.30 to 9.00 pm

Dancing Class

Friday 14 June  
9.30 to 11.30 am Parents and Toddlers

Please remember in your prayers:
   Martha Johnston (Kilwinning), Richard Harvey (Alva) and Janette Milligan (Ardrossan) who died recently;
   Martin Francis Brown 1998, Elizabeth Dailly, Hilda Reid, John Spencer 2002, Alice Ferrie 2010,
   John Maher 2002, Helen Taylor 1998, Tom Atkins 2010, Agnes Blake 2008, John Higgins 1973,
  Sheelagh Kelly 2010, Molly Monaghan 2008, Felix Murphy 1997, Catherine Carroll neé Rice,
  Sarah Sweeney 1997, Margaret Duffy 2000, Anthony Forbes 2002, Rena Freer 2010, Julia Petrie 1998
  and Edward Swiercz 1991 whose anniversaries occur at this time and those who are sick.
If a member of your family or a friend is sick, please let us know and give us the details. Father Chambers (01563 533587)
is the chaplain to Crosshouse Hospital and Canon Keegans (01292 263488) is the chaplain to Ayr Hospital. The priest on
call can be contacted through the ward.

If deceased members of your family are not on our anniversary list, please tell Canon Matt
, the parish office or contact

Sunday Mass times in Saint Peter's are 5.30 pm Vigil and 10.30 am. Sunday Mass times in other local parishes can be seen here.

The Sacrament of Forgiveness is available at any suitable time as well as from 4.30 pm before the Vigil Mass on Saturday evenings.

Bankers Orders the Parish and Parish Centre amount to £3800 per month. Every month, we pay off our Parish Centre debt by £3000 and pay a levy of £1450 to the Diocese. We are grateful for your generous support in collections. If you can manage a little more from time to time, it would be a great help. Have you thought of using a Bankers Order? It assists us with the safe handling of cash. Banker's Orders for the Parish and Centre amount to an average of £3800 per month. Forms are available. Would you consider remembering Saint Peter's in your will?

Last weekend's Offertory collection amounted to £767.34 - many thanks.

Last weekend's collection for the Parish Centre amounted to
£293.58 - many thanks.

The help you give for Church repairs by dropping in a white envelope from time to time is invaluable. We have a continuing task in keeping the Church wind and watertight.

The Inland Revenue now requires us to use a new style of Gift Aid form. These are available at the back of the Church. If you pay tax, please complete the new form and return it to the box provided. This allows us to provide the additional information required on the Gift Aid claim. Gift Aid is a vital source of income. All that is needed is that you pay tax. You simply declare that you give funds to the Church. We do the rest. Why not sign a form today? We get back an extra 25p for every £1 you give the Church in your weekly collection or by way of a donation. There is no need to cancel or renew it. We simply claim in the income we receive.

Next weekend's readers are Marade Griffin at 5.30 pm and Angela Body at 10.30 am.

Next weekend's altar servers are Group 2 at at 5.30 pm and Group 5 at 10.30 am.

Next Sunday's teas will be served by Saint Peter's School team.

Next Sunday's Children's Liturgy helpers are Elissa Millar and Kimberley Boyd for the pre-5s and Michelle Morton, Elaine Shaw and Maria Paterson for primaries 1, 2 and 3.

We need to have more parishioners involved in the ordinary life of our parish. There are Ministries and Service to be fulfilled - Readers, Ministers of Holy Communion in Church and to the sick; laundering the Altar linen, assisting with the collection and assisting people to seats. Please donít just think someone else will do it. You will find a fill-in sheet at the back of the Church. Please fill it in and drop it in the collection as soon as possible. Thanks.

Canon Matt will be away from 18 to 28 June for a family baptism, a memorial Mass for a still-born little boy and the wedding of cousin Michael and Kirsten - all in California. Dom Charles will be here to 'hold the fort'.

SPRED is a journey in faith and friendship with our parishioners who have learning difficulties. A group meets in Saint Johnís Hall, Stevenston on a Wednesday evening from 7.00 to 9.00 pm. Volunteers are required for the continuing of this beautiful ministry. No experience is necessary as training will be given. Could you consider offering yourself during this Year of Faith? If you would like to know more, please contact Liz Petrie on 467296.

50/50 CLUB
Many thanks to all members for your continued support - it is appreciated. If you would like to join the 50/50 Club and have the chance to win prizes, please contact the Promoter, Mrs Myriame Sammons on 01294 469006.

The Parish Lourdes Group Committee works very hard and at present only has eight members. If anyone is interested in joining, please contact Harry Sammons on 01294 469006.

John has asked that Holy Mass be offered for the parishioners of Saint Peterís thanking us for prayers, good wishes and cards during his recent illness.

The stall is open at all Mass times during the week and at the weekend. Large print Mass book are available from the stall. Sunday Readings in most European languages can be printed from the parish website. The price of the parchment and postage for papal Blessing has gone up drastically. We now have to ask for £40 for the Blessing. We have lapel crosses available - wear a cross with pride. There is a nice selection of candles available.

Would you like to celebrate Brazilís World Youth Day in Scotland this summer? A Scottish World Youth Day event with talks, prayer, worship, social events, live links to Brazil, a Brazilian festival and much more will take place at Stirling University from 25 to 28 July. It is open to those aged from fourteen to twenty-five years. The cost is £150 including accommodation, transport and food. Please complete an application form and return it soon. Forms are available from the Canon Matt or by visiting www.GallowayYouth.org.uk which has more information. The Parish will offer some financial support.

Are you visiting us for Mass? Please know that you are very welcome. During the 10.30 am Mass outwith holidays, there is a Childrenís Liturgy provided for preschool children, children in Primaries 1 to 3 and a Sacramental Programme for children in Primary 4. After the 10.30 am Mass, tea, coffee cakes and buns are available in the Parish Centre. At both of our weekend Masses, we have a second collection for our Parish Centre debt.

Saint Peter's Children's Centre is holding a fun day and fete in the Parish Centre on Saturday 15 June from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the nursery. If you have any old photographs that we could display on the day, please contact Josephine 473030 or 602179. The photos will be copied and returned.

Annie will be presented in the Saint Matthew's Academy, Saltcoats on Tuesday 25, Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 June. Tickets cost £5 with concession £3. Please contact the school on 01294 606680.

Our advertisers would welcome your support. We are grateful for their continuing sponsorship. We are grateful for the support of Mr and Mrs Sohal, Nisa Stores, Glasgow Street for the weekly donation of tea, coffee and milk for the Sunday teas.

The Catholic Church in Scotland is concerned with the lives, safety, wholeness and well-being of each individual person within God's purpose for everyone. It seeks to safeguard the welfare of people of all ages who are involved in whatever capacity
with the Church and its organisations. As a Church community, we accept that it is the responsibility of all of us, ordained, professed, paid and voluntary members, to work together to prevent the physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect of children, young people and vulnerable adults.