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Here is a link to this week’s newsletter: Pentecost Sunday (Year B) Sacrament of Reconciliation: available on Thursdays during Adoration and on request. RCIA: Please continue to pray for our new members, who we welcomed into full communion at the Easter Vigil: Stephanie McPhee, John Mitchell and Keith Cruickshank, and also Mrs Pauline Brennan who has started her RCIA course this week. Job Opportunity - Singing Tutor: The Diocese of Aberdeen, in conjunction with the National Schools Singing Prigramme (NSSP), seeks to appoint a Choral Director commencing in August 2024 or as soon as possible.  This is a part-time post (1 day per week) suitable for an ambitious and creative musician with exceptional gifts in working with young voices and a desire to achieve the highest possible standards in chior development. With an interest in promoting traditional Catholic music, including plainchant, our third Choral Director will provide inspirational teaching in the development of school choirs.  These choirs will have the capacity to sing in local churches. The post will be based at St Joseph’s R.C. Primary School in Inverness.  Closing date: Tuesday 4th June Interviews will be held on Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th June at St Joseph’s R.C. Primary School, King Street, Inverness.  For further information and an application form visit www.rcda.scot (search “NSSP” on the website) or click on the following links to download the documents: Job Description - Job Description.doc   Application Form - Application form.docx Special Collections in May: 18/19 Maintenance Fund SCIAF: Thank you for your Wee Box donations. This year, the parish donated a fantastic total of £3022.18, which will be doubled by the UK government, on top of the Gift Aid contribution. Last year the donation was £2639.59. Congratulations to Mrs. Margaret Rough who celebrates her 96th Birthday on the 21st of May. Coffee Morning: Thank you to all those who are coming up with ideas, the Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra are very kindly giving their services for a donation, so hopefully we can make a good profit for them and us! If you can put a poster up to advertise it, please take one from the porch. Donations of home baking, craft, bottles (not necessarily alcohol!) and “new to you” clothes all very welcome. We still require more volunteers to help organise this in advance and help out on the day, Saturday 1st June. All hands on deck, the more volunteers we have the less each will have to do, so please, speak to Margaret Farrell or Liz Danby as soon as possible! Tickets available from Liz Danby & Deacon Graeme, cost £3, primary age children free. If you know any saxophonists, they might be interested too! COFFEE MORNING 1ST JUNE: There will be a meeting in the Hall after Sunday Mass THIS WEEK 19TH MAY, for everyone who has a stall or who is volunteering to help, so that everything can be arranged for the concert and coffee morning. Diocesan Pilgrimage to Pluscarden: Sunday, 30th June, Bishop Hugh invites the diocese, and especially all of our lectors (readers) to gather on the Solemnity of Ss Peter & Paul with the theme “Unrolling the Scroll: The Ministry of Proclaiming God’s Word”. Refreshments available 12 – 2pm, Exposition in the Lady Chapel at 1-2.30pm and Confessions in St Benedict’s at the same time, Mass at 3pm, followed by Marian Procession to the garden, weather permitting. There are also optional pilgrimage walks to the Abbey from Greyfriars Convent (commencing at 10am) or Torrieston Walks (commencing at 1.15pm). Please click on the link for the poster of the Pluscarden Pilgrimage for more information. Pluscarden Pilgrimage.pdf Prayer Group: Monday evenings, 7pm in the hall. Contact Elizabeth Danby for information. Tea & coffee in the hall after Sunday Mass. All welcome. St Thomas’ Church is open each day from 9am to 3pm for private prayer. Pluscarden Pentecost lectures: “Scottish Catholic Literature and the ‘transfiguration of the commonplace’” 4 talks by Dr Linden Bicket. 21st - 23rd May 2024, including the works of George Friel, Muriel Spark, George and Ann Scott-Moncrieff and George Mackay-Brown. No charge, register with Pluscarden Abbey or by emailing guestmaster@pluscardeabbey.org  Collection: Last week: £281.50  Communications: £17.00 Attendance 56 Pope’s prayer intention: May: For the formation of men and women religious, and seminarians: Let us pray that men and women religious, and seminarians, grow in their own vocational journey through their human, pastoral, spiritual and community formation, that leads them to be credible witnesses of the Gospel. Safeguarding: The Parish Safeguarding Coordinator is Elizabeth Danby, and she can be contacted as shown on the Contacts page.  The diocesan Safeguarding page can be found at Safeguarding – Roman Catholic Diocese of Aberdeen (rcda.scot) and the text of In God’s Image (V2) is accessed by clicking on https://www.bcos.org.uk/LinkClick.aspx?link=131&tabid=124&portalid=0&mid=584      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: Pentecost Sunday (Year B) Sacrament of Reconciliation: available on Thursdays during Adoration and on request. RCIA: Please continue to pray for our new members, who we welcomed into full communion at the Easter Vigil: Stephanie McPhee, John Mitchell and Keith Cruickshank, and also Mrs Pauline Brennan who has started her RCIA course this week. Job Opportunity - Singing Tutor: The Diocese of Aberdeen, in conjunction with the National Schools Singing Prigramme (NSSP), seeks to appoint a Choral Director commencing in August 2024 or as soon as possible.  This is a part-time post (1 day per week) suitable for an ambitious and creative musician with exceptional gifts in working with young voices and a desire to achieve the highest possible standards in chior development. With an interest in promoting traditional Catholic music, including plainchant, our third Choral Director will provide inspirational teaching in the development of school choirs.  These choirs will have the capacity to sing in local churches. The post will be based at St Joseph’s R.C. Primary School in Inverness.  Closing date: Tuesday 4th June Interviews will be held on Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th June at St Joseph’s R.C. Primary School, King Street, Inverness.  For further information and an application form visit www.rcda.scot (search “NSSP” on the website) or click on the following links to download the documents: Job Description - Job Description.doc   Application Form - Application form.docx Special Collections in May: 18/19 Maintenance Fund SCIAF: Thank you for your Wee Box donations. This year, the parish donateda fantastic total of £3022.18, which will be doubled by the UK government, on top of the Gift Aid contribution. Last year the donation was £2639.59. Congratulations to Mrs. Margaret Rough who celebrates her 96th Birthday on the 21st of May. Coffee Morning: Thank you to all those who are coming up with ideas, the Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra are very kindly giving their services for a donation, so hopefully we can make a good profit for them and us! If you can put a poster up to advertise it, please take one from the porch. Donations of home baking, craft, bottles (not necessarily alcohol!) and “new to you” clothes all very welcome. We still require more volunteers to help organise this in advance and help out on the day, Saturday 1st June. All hands on deck, the more volunteers we have the less each will have to do, so please, speak to Margaret Farrell or Liz Danby as soon as possible! Tickets available from Liz Danby & Deacon Graeme, cost £3, primary age children free. If you know any saxophonists, they might be interested too! COFFEE MORNING 1ST JUNE: There will be a meeting in the Hall after Sunday Mass THIS WEEK 19TH MAY, for everyone who has a stall or who is volunteering to help, so that everything can be arranged for the concert and coffee morning. Diocesan Pilgrimage to Pluscarden: Sunday, 30th June, Bishop Hugh invites the diocese, and especially all of our lectors (readers) to gather on the Solemnity of Ss Peter & Paul with the theme “Unrolling the Scroll: The Ministry of Proclaiming God’s Word”. Refreshments available 12 – 2pm, Exposition in the Lady Chapel at 1-2.30pm and Confessions in St Benedict’s at the same time, Mass at 3pm, followed by Marian Procession to the garden, weather permitting. There are also optional pilgrimage walks to the Abbey from Greyfriars Convent (commencing at 10am) or Torrieston Walks (commencing at 1.15pm). Please click on the link for the poster of the Pluscarden Pilgrimage for more information. Pluscarden Pilgrimage.pdf Prayer Group: Monday evenings, 7pm in the hall. Contact Elizabeth Danby for information. Tea & coffee in the hall after Sunday Mass. All welcome. St Thomas’ Church is open each day from 9am to 3pm for private prayer. Pluscarden Pentecost lectures: “Scottish Catholic Literature and the ‘transfiguration of the commonplace’” 4 talks by Dr Linden Bicket. 21st - 23rd May 2024, including the works of George Friel, Muriel Spark, George and Ann Scott-Moncrieff and George Mackay-Brown. No charge, register with Pluscarden Abbey or by emailing guestmaster@pluscardeabbey.org  Collection: Last week: £281.50  Communications: £17.00 Attendance 56 Pope’s prayer intention: May: For the formation of men and women religious, and seminarians: Let us pray that men and women religious, and seminarians, grow in their own vocational journey through their human, pastoral, spiritual and community formation, that leads them to be credible witnesses of the Gospel. Safeguarding: The Parish Safeguarding Coordinator is Elizabeth Danby, and she can be contacted as shown on the Contacts page. The diocesan Safeguarding page can be found at Safeguarding – Roman Catholic Diocese of Aberdeen (rcda.scot) and the text of In God’s Image (V2) is accessed by clicking on https://www.bcos.org.uk/LinkClick.aspx?link=131&tabid=124& portalid=0&mid=584  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.