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1st DECEMBER 2019 – 1st Sunday of Advent -Year A
WELCOME If you are just visiting our parish today, we bid you welcome. If this is the first time you have been to Mass for a while, welcome back! We hope our time together unites us in God’s love.
SECOND COLLECTION This weekend in St Patrick’s in aid of the Building Fund.
GENERAL ELECTION A letter from the Catholic Bishops of Scotland regarding the forthcoming election is available at the back of each church.
FESTIVE SERVICES BOOKLETS are now available for collection at the back of each church.
St PATRICK’S 100 CLUB ENVELOPES for 2020 are now ready for collection.
ADVENT RETREAT this year the Retreat has been organised for next Saturday 7th December 2019 in St Patrick’s hall, 11am until 3pm. Please bring packed lunch, teas and coffees will be provided. This retreat is open to everyone but is mandatory for all Eucharistic Ministers and Liturgy Readers in our Cluster parishes.
STARS OF REMEMBRANCE are available in St Patrick’s church. This year, your donations will be used to help boost the funds urgently needed to repair our beautiful stained glass windows which were recently vandalised. Over fifty panes have been damaged and the specialised work involved in the repairs will be expensive. We appeal to you to give generously so that they can be restored and security measures added to help keep them intact.
St's KENNETH & BERNARD’S CHRISTMAS RAFFLE Proceeds for church funds. Donations for prizes will be most welcome.
CHRISTMAS APPEAL St Patrick’s & St's Kenneth & Bernard’s churches are appealing for items for the local food banks this Advent. All donations of non-perishable foods and toiletry items will be gratefully received.
ITEMS FOR NEWSLETTER should reach the parish office no later than 12 noon each Thursday.
St PATRICK’S 100 CLUB Winners in November were: 1st - £100, No.75,
M. Mitchell and 2nd - £50, No.14, I. Heron. Numbers still available.
BONUS BALL WINNERS No 27 – C. Simpson & J. Dempster. Numbers still available.