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Parish Newsletter 2nd June 2019

7th Sunday Of Easter


Botwell Summer Fete 
Saturday 8th June 11am - 3pm

 Grand Draw
First prize - £1,500.00
Second prize - £500.00
Third prize - £250.00
Tickets are available from the Parish Office at 50p a ticket or £5.00 a book. We are asking you to take books of tickets and sell as many as you can.
We need your help on the day please contact Jackie in the Parish Office or call 07930757778
We need your support, are you able to ask for sponsorship or donations from your workplace to help make our Summer Fete successful, we would be most grateful for any donation, however small.
Do you have any unwanted gifts that you  could donate?
Please leave all items in the Parish Office.
Knights of St. Columba
We will be having our usual bottle stall at the Summer Fayre, any donations of bottles will be welcome.
Catholic Communications Network 
A collection will be taken up this weekend for the Catholic Communications Network.
 Congratulations to all the children that have celebrated their First Holy Communions over the past few weeks.
Also a huge Thank you to all the catechists that have helped the children during their journey of faith.
Blood Donors
The next session will be in Botwell Social Hall on Thursday 6th June 2019, 12 noon—9.00pm.
Pentecost Vigil
A Pentecost Vigil will take place on Saturday 8th June after the 6.30pm Mass with Praise and worship in front of the Blessed Sacrament.
Society of St Vincent de Paul
There will be a retiring collection next weekend for the Society of St Vincent de Paul.
Marriage Preparation Course
The next one day Marriage preparation course is going to be on 13th July. This is meant for all the young couples, planning to get married, be it here in the UK or abroad. This is mandatory to get the paperwork done. If you are interested, please leave your names and contact details in the Parish Office.
We are looking for more people to drive the Mini-bus to bring people to Mass on a Sunday and other Parish activities. If you can help leave your contact details in the Parish Office
Application for 2020
1st Communion and Confirmation application are available from the Parish Office.
Diocesan Pilgrimage
The annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to  Our Lady of Walsingham is on the 21st September. If you are  interested in going please leave your  details in the Parish Office.
Pilgrimage to Fatima
Join with people from Claretian parishes from Spain and Portugal. Leave Friday 27th September and return on Sunday 29th September. If interested please leave your details in the Parish Office.
The Funeral of Mary Baillie RIP will on the 3rd June 2019 at 12.15pm. Please remember  Mary and her family in your prays.
Please do not put any notices on the boards without permission from the Parish Office.

Anniversaries for this week:
Jim Mulligan
Martin Carton
Julie Brown

May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God, Rest in Peace.  Amen.