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Newsletter 14th August 2022

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


(01764) 653269


14th August 2022 Feast of the Assumption


‘Blessed is she who believed that the promises of the Lord would be fulfilled’


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


Monday 7 pm

Tuesday – Friday 9.30 am


Best wishes to


all families and staff as our young people return to school later this week


and


The Church of Scotland Community in Comrie as they mark the official opening of the newly landscaped St Kessog’s Square


Social Action Survey


Please consider filling in a survey form, which will help Deacon Chris get an idea about what people are willing to do in terms of joint outreach and social action. Please note that this is a SURVEY, NOT A COMMITMENT: YOU ARE NOT BEING ASKED TO SIGN UP FOR ANYTHING.


St Fillan’s Memorial Hall


We have reached the stage when we as a parish need to decide what we do next. Canon Tom Will talk about this at the end of Mass.


Canon Andrew Clark


On Thursday 1st September at 7 pm we shall celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Canon Andrew’s priestly ordination. This will be followed by a buffet in the hall. All are welcome. If you have any dietary requirements, would you please indicate them on the sheet provided.


Canon Tom would like to offer the chance for folk to contribute towards a gift to Canon Andrew, and so there will be a special collection next week at the Sunday Masses.

Dates for your diaries


Sacraments’ Meeting for Parents 31st August


Canon Tom invites all parents of children who are at the stage of celebrating their sacraments of initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and First Holy Communion), to attend a meeting in St Fillan’s Hall on Wednesday 31st August at 5 pm. Please come to this meeting as there will be important information, and changes announced in the way we celebrate these sacraments in the future.


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. For more information and to see the work of the Trust, please visit their site at www.sayinggoodbye.org


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). Details to follow next week. 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: peace in Ukraine, for refugees, for the Ukrainians who have already arrived in the parish and those who will arrive, and for the repose of the souls of all the faithful departed.


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