Fr. Steve McKend: We warmly welcome Fr Steve to the island and to our parishes. He is looking forward to his week on the island- we hope the weather will be kind to him. Fr. Steve will stay until Wednesday. Fr Steve is a Xaverian Father based in Coatbridge. He visited the island last year when he made a mission appeal through all the islands. We hope he has a lovely week on the island.
Fr. John Paul: returns from his break on Friday 14th February.
Eoligarry Vigil Mass: next Saturday (15th February) there will be the extra Vigil Mass in
St. Vincent’s in Eoligarry.
Lapaich: Fr. John Paul will visit the housebound when he returns from his break. Therefore it will be in the week beginning 17th February.
Readers Rota: Castlebay Readers rota available for collection at the back of Castlebay church.
Castlebay Church Choir: will have a weekly choir practice each Saturday at 2.00pm. All welcome to come along.
Children’s Liturgy helpers: we are also looking for more names for helpers for the children’s Liturgy. If you would like to help with the children’s Liturgy during the Sunday Mass please speak with Fr. John Paul. Of course if you are going to help you will be asked to fill in forms for “Safeguarding”.
Barra 200 Club: it has come to that time of the year to once again renew our subscription to the Barra 200 club. Subscriptions can be left at the post office. For more information contact Mary Sarah at 810 539.
Castlebay Church Cleaning: we are always looking for parishioners to help clean Castlebay church and to be a part of a rota. If you can help give some time in help keep the church of Our Lady Star of the Sea clean -then please speak with Fr. John Paul.