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Here is a link to this week’s newsletter which now includes the reflection: 1st of Advent 2020.pdf Newsletter Anything to share? Then write in the book in the porch or e-mail mcfarrell@btinternet.com or pm the Facebook page. The deadline is 10.00am on Thursdays. Please read the following letter from Rev Fr Kingsley Chigbo about the Resumption of Mass: NB -- spaces at weekend Masses are very limited, so it is vital that you phone Margaret (882116) to book a place. Please be guided by the Ministers of Welcome, we MUST observe the following: social distancing – 2m inside the Church face-coverings to be worn by those attending (except under-5s) new arrangement for communion will be explained at Masses this weekend a maximum attendance of 50 people per service - to be reviewed soon for each service, the parish needs names and contact details of all attendees. Please also let Margaret know if you’ve booked but cannot attend as this frees up a space for someone else! GF Christmas: 1. Christmas Services Thursday 24th Dec 7.30pm Carols (Listening not singing) 8.00pm Vigil Mass of Christmas Friday  25th Dec 10.30am Christmas Day Mass Confession is available on Thursday mornings during Adoration, or can be arranged by contacting the priests privately. 2. Allocation of places for services: We anticipate that there will be a high demand for places at the masses to celebrate Christmas. Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are limited to 50 at each Mass. In order to ensure a place please phone Margaret Farrell on 882116 any time on or after Monday December 7th. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. If we do not have enough places available at the 8pm Christmas Eve Mass then you will be offered a place at the 10.30am Mass on Christmas Day.  We will also keep a waiting list in case there are cancellations. These bookings are separate from the normal weekend Mass bookings, which will continue as usual. 3. Flowers: there will be a second collection on the weekend of 12th/13th December for flowers for the Christmas altar. Feast of St Andrew: there will be Mass at 9.30 am on Monday, 30th November to celebrate our National Patron saint.  KC Envelopes:  a number of people have set up Direct Debit payments for their Sunday Collections.  If you have done so, and no longer wish to have envelopes, please let Keith Gray or Margaret Macpherson know as soon as possible.  KG Finances:  The collection from all the Masses came to £209.50, thank you. If you wish to make a contribution to the church online, contact Ged for bank details.  GF Celebrate Together Scotland: The fifth of these 5 evening sessions on Zoom will be Mon 30th Nov from 7.30-8.30pm. There is praise and worship, a talk by Magnus McFarlane-Barrow, the Founder of Mary’s Meals, on the theme of Mission, time for reflection and optional private prayer ministry. These sessions will running in alternate weeks to the prayer group. Follow the link and register to get the Zoom details.  Make sure you choose the Celebrate Scotland option. https://www.celebrateconference.org/back-to-basics-2020  GF Prayer Group:  Monday 7th December at 7pm on Zoom in the meantime.  If you need the link, contact Ged.  GF Homilies: Fr Peter’s homily is printed in this newsletter, on the Facebook page and the website within the newsletter and is available at www.poezeglobal.blogspot.com MF If you need help or prayers you can contact any of the following:                       Parish phone no.                      Fr Kingsley or Fr Peter            01466 410200 PPC Chair & Bookings                      Ged Farrell                                 01542 882116 Parish Safeguard Co-ord            Elizabeth Danby                      01542 870378 Health & Safety & Volunteers Keith Gray                                 01542 886242 Hospital Chaplains Elgin:               Deacon Vincent McQuaid       07778 842917 Aberdeen:      Fr. Emmet O’Dowd                 01224 640160 Parish Facebook page        St Thomas’ RC Church, Keith Parish e-mail                     chapelstthomas@yahoo.co.uk  Parish website                     www.stthomaskeith.org  PRAYER FOR THE SICK & HOUSEBOUND AND ALL THOSE IN NEED Father in Heaven; grant them comfort in their suffering. When they are afraid, give them courage, When afflicted, give them patience, When dejected, afford them hope, And when alone, assure them of the support of your holy people.  We ask this through Christ our Lord.  Amen.
Address: Chapel Street Keith Moray AB55 5AL SCOTLAND Priests in residence  in Huntly Parish Administrator:  Fr Kingsley Chigbo CCE (01466) 410200 & Fr Peter Ezekoka e-mail: chapelstthomas@yahoo.co.uk A parish of the R.C. Diocese of Aberdeen Charitable Trust, Registered Charity Number SC 005122
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Here is a link to this week’s newsletter which now includes the reflection: 1st of Advent 2020.pdf Newsletter Anything to share? Then write in the book in the porch or e- mail mcfarrell@btinternet.com or pm the Facebook page. The deadline is 10.00am on Thursdays. Please read the following letter from Rev Fr Kingsley Chigbo about the Resumption of Mass: NB -- spaces at weekend Masses are very limited, so it is vital that you phone Margaret (882116) to book a place. Please be guided by the Ministers of Welcome, we MUST  observe the following: social distancing – 2m inside the Church face-coverings to be worn by those attending (except under-5s) new arrangement for communion will be explained at Masses this weekend a maximum attendance of 50 people per service - to be reviewed soon for each service, the parish needs names and contact details of all attendees. Please also let Margaret know if you’ve booked but cannot attend as this frees up a space for someone else! GF Christmas: 1. Christmas Services Thursday 24th Dec 7.30pm Carols (Listening not singing) 8.00pm Vigil Mass of Christmas Friday  25th Dec 10.30am Christmas Day Mass Confession is available on Thursday mornings during Adoration, or can be arranged by contacting the priests privately. 2. Allocation of places for services: We anticipate that there will be a high demand for places at the masses to celebrate Christmas. Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are limited to 50 at each Mass. In order to ensure a place please phone Margaret Farrell on 882116 any time on or after Monday December 7th. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. If we do not have enough places available at the 8pm Christmas Eve Mass then you will be offered a place at the 10.30am Mass on Christmas Day.  We will also keep a waiting list in case there are cancellations. These bookings are separate from the normal weekend Mass bookings, which will continue as usual. 3. Flowers: there will be a second collection on the weekend of 12th/13th December for flowers for the Christmas altar. Feast of St Andrew: there will be Mass at 9.30 am on Monday, 30th November to celebrate our National Patron saint.  KC Envelopes:  a number of people have set up Direct Debit payments for their Sunday Collections.  If you have done so, and no longer wish to have envelopes, please let Keith Gray or Margaret Macpherson know as soon as possible.  KG Finances:  The collection from all the Masses came to £209.50, thank you. If you wish to make a contribution to the church online, contact Ged for bank details.  GF Celebrate Together Scotland: The fifth of these 5 evening sessions on Zoom will be Mon 30th Nov from 7.30-8.30pm. There is praise and worship, a talk by Magnus McFarlane- Barrow, the Founder of Mary’s Meals, on the theme of Mission, time for reflection and optional private prayer ministry. These sessions will running in alternate weeks to the prayer group. Follow the link and register to get the Zoom details.  Make sure you choose the Celebrate Scotland option. https://www.celebrateconference.org/back-to-basics-2020  GF Prayer Group:  Monday 7th December at 7pm on Zoom in the meantime.  If you need the link, contact Ged.  GF Homilies: Fr Peter’s homily is printed in this newsletter, on the Facebook page and the website within the newsletter and is available at www.poezeglobal.blogspot.com MF If you need help or prayers you can contact any of the following:   Parish Phone no:   Fr Kingsley or Fr Peter   01466 410200 The following three telephone numbers all have the area code 01542: PPC Chair & Bookings                Ged Farrell               882116                                                      Parish Safeguard Co-ord      Elizabeth Danby          870378 Health & Safety & Volunteers   Keith Gray                     886242 Hospital Chaplains Elgin:               Deacon Vincent McQuaid       07778 842917 Aberdeen:      Fr. Emmet O’Dowd                 01224 640160 Parish Facebook page        St Thomas’ RC Church, Keith Parish e-mail                     chapelstthomas@yahoo.co.uk  Parish website                     www.stthomaskeith.org  PRAYER FOR THE SICK & HOUSEBOUND AND ALL THOSE IN NEED Father in Heaven; grant them comfort in their suffering. When they are afraid, give them courage, When afflicted, give them patience, When dejected, afford them hope, And when alone, assure them of the support of your holy people.  We ask this through Christ our Lord.  Amen.