e bulletin – 15th Sunday Year C

St John the Evangelist: Collections:                            St Thomas the Apostle: Collections

First GA £417.20 NGA £606.63                                     First GA £10.00.00 NGA: £225.30

Monthly Standing Orders: £3,818.00                          Monthly Standing Order £2990.00

Building Fund GA £222.63                                             Monthly Building F GA £17.00

Peters Pence £552.03                                                     Peters Pence £266.46

St Anthony’s £38.99                                                        St Anthony £20.10


Change to Weekday Mass Times this week: Mon & Wed St Thomas only. Tues, Thurs, (Funeral), Fri & Sat St Johns.


Funerals this week St Johns: Anne Millar on Thursday 14th July.


St Johns Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration – Summer Hours: The Oratory has now closed for the summer on and will re-open on Monday 15 August. There will be Adoration in the Church from 10.30 am – 1.00 pm each weekday, Mondays – Fridays. (not Thursdays). Adorers are asked to complete a sign-up for these hours using the forms in the porch at the back of the Church. Some slots still free, particularly Tuesdays 11am-12 Noon.


St Michael the Archangel Statue: A life size statue of St Michael the Archangel has been specially commissioned for a tour of Scotland. The statue will be in St Johns from Wednesday 27th July until Wednesday the 3rd of August. More details to follow.


Collection Envelopes: Could we kindly ask you to use the Envelopes for the 22/23 Tax Year and not the previous years as your envelope number will not correspond to this year. Secondly, please do not score out numbers, dates or whatever is printed on the envelopes, it causes numerous problems. Could you also please note that the legacy collection ceased over a year ago. If you need up to date envelopes for this Tax Year 22/23, please ask.


100 Club Winners for June: 1st Mairi Goodwin No 121, 2nd P&M Millar No 44, 3rd S. Capaldi No 88, 4th Maria Carlin No 118, 5thW&M Fossett No 32. Winnings can be collected from the Sacristy.


Young Adults (18-30) The diocese has organised a series of talks on the Divine Praises. The next talk of the series will be on the Eucharist by Bishop Hugh Gilbert. This will take place on Wednesday 27th July at 7pm in St Mirin’s Cathedral and will be followed by Benediction and a BBQ and drinks. Details of all talks can be found on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoPYoungAdults.


Think Vocation: “The word is very near to you.”  If you think God might be calling you to bring God’s word to his people as a priest, deacon or in consecrated life, speak to our Diocesan Vocations Director, John Morrison – email: vocations@rcdop.org.ukor tel: 01418895056


Safe Access (Abortion Services) Scotland Bill Consultation: Please see below an opportunity to take part in a consultation on the proposed bill to introduce buffer zones around healthcare facilities that provide abortion services. The consultation has been sent to us by the Scottish Government to send on to any groups or individuals who would like to comment on the proposals.  You can complete the consultation online at https://www.bufferzones.scot/consultation  You can also fill in the form and return via email or post. The form is found at the end of the consultation document below.  https://www.parliament.scot/-/media/files/legislation/proposed-members-bills/abortion-services-safe-access-zones-consultation-document_final.pdf .


Please take the time to complete this and also as individuals. There will be available shortly an SPUC Guide to responding to this consultation.


We pray for those who have died recently:  Thomas Armstrong, Ann Boag, Patrick Holton, Anne Millar, Debra Rolph, and for the Anniversaries of James Devenny Snr, Annie Devine, Maisie Fitzgerald, Jim Geddes, Tommy Hallan, Irene Henson, Bridie Reilly, Marion Sheath.



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