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Newsletter 11th September 2022

St Fillan’s, Crieff and St Margaret’s, Comrie

(01764) 653269

11th September 2022 24th Sunday of the Year C

Christ who welcomes sinners

Sunday Mass times as usual

5.30 pm Saturday Vigil St Fillan’s

9.30 am St Margaret’s

11 am St Fillan’s

Daily Masses and Services – please note changes in bold

Monday 7 pm

Tuesday – 9.30 am

Wednesday 7 pm

Thursday St Margaret’s 9.30 am

Friday 9.30 am

Facebook Live Services, as such, will recommence on Monday October 24th. Our theme will be the future of devotional life in the Church.

Welcome to

Fr. John Fitzmaurice, an old friend of Canon Tom who will be with us over the weekend.

Thanks to all who led the Children’s Mass. Our next Mass for children and young families is on Sunday October 2nd when we shall celebrate God’s special protection

Visitors’ Group

Many thanks to this group and all who visit the housebound and sick. There is a meeting of the Visitors’ Group at 7 pm on Tuesday 20th September in St Fillan’s Hall.

Women’s Guild

Apologies for the cancellation of the Women’s Guild Meeting on Tuesday. The weather was particularly inclement.

Readers and Extraordinary Ministers

We need to look at the situation here with some urgency. Those who have read in the past and would like to read again, please see Canon Tom.

Camino de Santiago

As announced on the Feast of St James, Canon Tom would like to organise a pilgrimage to Santiago, with perhaps pilgrims walking part of the Camino, and arriving in Santiago de Compostela a day or two before the Feast Day on 25th July 2024 (Thursday that year). Would anyone who is interested, please contact Canon Tom in the next couple of weeks?

Registration of all children for First Holy Communion and Confirmation

All parents of children who would be due to celebrate their First Holy Communion or Confirmation are asked to register their child with Canon Tom in writing (email or on paper with a contact) before the end of October of this year.

Dates for your Diary

Mariposa Trust service for those who have lost babies 11th September

The Mariposa Trust, which supports those who have lost babies at any stage in pregnancy, is holding a series of services throughout Scotland. The nearest service to us will take place in Dunblane Cathedral on Sunday 11th September at 3 pm.

National Youth Pilgrimage 24th September

This year, the National Youth Pilgrimage will take place on Saturday 24th September in Dunkeld (as in the village which gives the name to our Diocese). Please follow the Dunkeld Youth Service Facebook Page and website for details. This is a great opportunity to meet young people across Scotland. If you are of high school age and above, please contact Canon Tom.

Scottish National Pilgrimage and the relics of St Bernadette 25th and 28th September

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Carfin Grotto. To celebrate, the relics of St Bernadette are due to be brought to Carfin in September. The Mass to celebrate the National pilgrimage is on Sunday 25th September at 3 pm, and the Diocese of Dunkeld has joined with the Diocese of Paisley to lead events on Wednesday 28th September. Parish and school groups are encouraged to visit on that day. If anyone is interested in going, please put your name and contact details down on the sheet provided. Please turn up on the day if you have put your name down to go!

Please pray for

the repose of the soul of

Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

and for

His Majesty King Charles III

And for James Banks, Ann Banks, James Bank, Gerald Banks, Anne Banks,

Sam Swinton,

and all the faithful departed.

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