The dates for the Junior Youth Camp at Ampleforth are 16 – 19 July. More updates and forms for booking will follow soon. Save the date.
Visitor to Edinburgh? Why not see the best of Scottish scenery and take a day out for pilgrimage to historic Rosslyn Chapel, or do part of St Margaret’s Way, the great pilgrimage route from Edinburgh to St Andrews? For details on the “Little Camino” please visit www.thewayofstandrews.com
Fr Nicklas Maria from Russia (who is our Parish Project) has requested our help to donate children’s clothes (0-18 years) for his parishioners. You can donate in several ways: leave clothes in the St Andrews parish rooms in the marked box; bring them to Mass on Sunday and leave with Marie McQuillan in the choir; drop them off at 7 Ravelston Dykes anytime (we have a small green shed near the front door and you can leave items there); or contact Marie McQuillan on 01313326028.
Catholics of the British Isles are organizing a massive prayer circle which they hope will stretch the length of the British coast. The Rosary on the Coast initiative will pray for Our Lady to arouse a renewal of the Christian faith in Britain, for an end of the scourge of abortion, and to bring peace to all nations. For more information see www.rosaryonthecoast.co.uk/copy-of-resources-1
As you will no doubt be aware, the Government has pledged to match all donations made to SCIAF via their Wee Boxes this year, PROVIDED the monies are received by SCIAF on or before 8th May 2018. To ensure that SCIAF benefit from this, please make sure that you either return your Wee Box (with your details entered on the bottom) and its contents to SCIAF by this date OR leave your Wee Box at the back of the Church after mass today or next Sunday (29 April). Thank you!
Experience the joy of God´s transforming and healing presence during traditional Christian meditation. Our group meets every Friday at 7 p.m. in the Romero prayer room in the Sacred Heart Church at Lauriston St. Afterwards you are welcome to stay for tea and learn to know others. Enter through the black door on the left side of the main entrance. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1cuO5QJ
The highly successful Christian Aid Book Sale, located at St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church on George Street, will begin this year on Saturday12th May and then will be on all week from Monday 14th. There will be a great selection of books and also antiques, collectables, pictures, records, postcards and stamps on sale. All proceeds will go to help the millions who have been forced to abandon their homes, whether through natural disaster or conflict including in Nigeria, Colombia, South Sudan, Bangladesh and Iraq. Last year, Christian Aid reached 1.2 million people affected by emergencies. Do make a visit, pick up a bargain and aid a worthy cause.
Organised by SPUC Scotland, the annual pro-life chain will take place on Saturday 28th April along Lothian Road from 11:00am to 1:00pm. And for those interested, the Rosary with Archbishop Cushley will be held separately beforehand at Sacred Heart Church on Lauriston Street from 10:00am. All are warmly invited to attend!
There was a tremendous response for the Bishop Barron event last week. We ordered tickets for all 220 of you who signed up for the event – which was a good thing to do because we are told that it is almost booked out!
|Readers||Catherine & Finn Stewart|
|Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion||Margaret Guest, Chris McCabe, Nancy McDermott|
|Bidding Prayers||Fey Family|
|Flowers||Bettina Sizeland & Trish Archutowski|
|Cash Counting||Ang & John Byrne|
If you are unable to take your turn, please swap with another team member.
Extraordinary Ministers: we need only the 1st and 2nd named, if 2 priests concelebrate the Mass.
£406.81 and special collection (S.P.U.C.) £396.23;
|Day||Time||Holy Day||Mass Intention|
|Sunday 22nd April||10:30am||N/A||Matthew, Sp. Int|
|Sunday 22nd April||12:00 noon||Extraordinary Form||N/A|
|Friday 27th||09:30am||N/A||William Docherty (RIP)|