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Here is a link to this week’s newsletter, which includes the reflection: 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time.pdf Here is a guide to the Synod meeting: Guide to the Synod meeting for the laity Also, here is a Pastoral letter from Bishop Hugh: Pastoral Letter from Bishop Hugh.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. Coronavirus restrictions UPDATE: Please take a Lateral Flow Test before coming to Mass.  Please ensure that you pay attention to proper use of hand sanitisers and masks. We are asked to return to 2m distancing - especially if we are without masks for any reason. No social gatherings after Mass    Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: this runs from 18th to 25th January and resources can be downloaded from Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022 (ctbi.org.uk) there are no printed resources available to order this year. Mary’s Meals: “Double the Love”. Until 31st January 2022, every donation made to the “Double the Love” appeal will be matched: this thanks to generous supporters, who have promised to double your donations. Can you help by giving to Mary’s Meals during the campaign period? For more information, see www.marysmeals.org.uk  Pope’s intentions for January: For true human fraternity: We pray for all those suffering from religious discrimination and persecution; may their own rights and dignity, which originate from being brothers and sisters in the human family, be recognized. Diocesan Priesthood: thinking about Diocesan Priesthood in 2022? The RC Church in Scotland is now inviting enquiries from those considering applying for seminary. For more information please contact: Fr. Mark Impson, Vocations Director, on 01569 762433 or by email at mark.impson@rcda.scot  Synod: Please check the diocesan Facebook page and website Synod 2021-2023 – Roman Catholic Diocese of Aberdeen (rcda.scot) for more information on how to prepare for the forthcoming deanery meetings. The diocesan contact persons can be contacted on synod@rcda.scot if you have any questions or individual contributions. In the meantime, please continue to pray the Synod prayer.   Synod prayer: We stand before You, Holy Spirit, as we gather in Your name. With You alone to guide us, make Yourself at home in our hearts: teach us the way we must go and how we are to pursue it. We are weak and sinful; do not let us promote disorder. Do not let ignorance lead us down the wrong path nor partiality influence our actions. Let us find in You our unity so that we may journey together to eternal life and not stray from the way of truth and what is right. All this we ask of You, who are at work in every place and time, in the communion of the Father and the Son, forever and ever. Amen. Sick and Housebound: Our priests are very happy to visit the sick and the housebound members of our parish on request, so please let them know if you or anyone else wishes them to call in. Finances:  Thank you all again for your continued generosity and commitment to St Thomas’. The collection last week amounted to £249, plus £51 for the maintenance fund  Prayer Group: Next meeting will be  Mon 17th January 2022 at 7pm on Zoom. If you need the link, contact Ged.  GF 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.
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Here is a link to this week’s newsletter, which includes the reflection: 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time.pdf Here is a guide to the Synod meeting: Guide to the Synod meeting for the laity Also, here is a Pastoral letter from Bishop Hugh: Pastoral Letter from Bishop Hugh.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. Coronavirus restrictions UPDATE: Please take a Lateral Flow Test before coming to Mass.  Please ensure that you pay attention to proper use of hand sanitisers and masks. We are asked to return to 2m distancing - especially if we are without masks for any reason. No social gatherings after Mass    Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: this runs from 18th to 25th January and resources can be downloaded from Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022 (ctbi.org.uk) there are no printed resources available to order this year. Mary’s Meals: “Double the Love”. Until 31st January 2022, every donation made to the “Double the Love” appeal will be matched: this thanks to generous supporters, who have promised to double your donations. Can you help by giving to Mary’s Meals during the campaign period? For more information, see www.marysmeals.org.uk  Pope’s intentions for January: For true human fraternity:  We pray for all those suffering from religious discrimination and persecution; may their own rights and dignity, which originate from being brothers and sisters in the human family, be recognized. Diocesan Priesthood: thinking about Diocesan Priesthood in 2022? The RC Church in Scotland is now inviting enquiries from those considering applying for seminary. For more information please contact: Fr. Mark Impson, Vocations Director, on 01569 762433 or by email at mark.impson@rcda.scot  Synod: Please check the diocesan Facebook page and website Synod 2021-2023 – Roman Catholic Diocese of Aberdeen (rcda.scot) for more information on how to prepare for the forthcoming deanery meetings. The diocesan contact persons can be contacted on synod@rcda.scot if you have any questions or individual contributions. In the meantime, please continue to pray the Synod prayer.   Synod prayer: We stand before You, Holy Spirit, as we gather in Your name. With You alone to guide us, make Yourself at home in our hearts: teach us the way we must go and how we are to pursue it. We are weak and sinful; do not let us promote disorder. Do not let ignorance lead us down the wrong path nor partiality influence our actions. Let us find in You our unity so that we may journey together to eternal life and not stray from the way of truth and what is right. All this we ask of You, who are at work in every place and time, in the communion of the Father and the Son, forever and ever. Amen. Sick and Housebound: Our priests are very happy to visit the sick and the housebound members of our parish on request, so please let them know if you or anyone else wishes them to call in. Finances:  Thank you all again for your continued generosity and commitment to St Thomas’. The collection last week amounted to £249, plus £51 for the maintenance fund  Prayer Group: Next meeting will be  Mon 17th January 2022  at 7pm on Zoom. If you need the link, contact Ged.  GF 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.