Star of the Sea, Castlebay, The Isle of Barra. HS9 5XD.
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Bhileag 1st December 2019

Lapaich: Fr. John Paul will be delaying the housebound visits till the week of 16th December.


The Season of Advent: There are some small prayer books available for those who wish to do a little extra in their prayers for Advent-some prayers books for Adults and some for children.


Fr. John Convery: On Thursday 5th December Fr. John Convery from the Xaverian Fathers in Coatbridge will be on the island for a long weekend (till Tuesday 10th Dec) to look after next Weekends Masses. While he is here, it might be a good opportunity to make use of a visiting Priest, to make a good Advent Confession with Fr. John while he is on the island.


Confession times with Fr. John Convery next weekend:

Friday 6th December……………10.30am-11am VATERSAY

Friday 6th December……………6pm-7pm CASTLEBAY

Saturday 7th December………..9.30am-10am CASTLEBAY

Saturday 7th December……… 4pm-5pm in NORTHBAY

Saturday 7th December……….7pm-7.45pm CRAIGSTON

Sunday 8th December…………12.30pm-1.15pm in CASTLEBAY


Fr. John Paul: will be trying to head away this week to the mainland- from Tuesday 3rd-till Tuesday10th December. While he is away Fr. John Convery will be looking after the weekend Masses.


Gaelic Prayer Book & Hymn Book: Fr. Ross will travel over to Barra this coming Thursday 5th December (weather permitting!!!!!) and he will have a meeting in Northbay Hall from 3pm-5pm to talk to parishioners about Gaelic Hymns and prayers in which he will be putting into a new Gaelic Prayer book and Gaelic Hymn Book. All welcome.


Recent Baptism: we warmly welcome into the family of the Church ELINA MARGARET PAVLO who was baptised last Sunday in Our Lady of the Waves & St. John on Vatersay. We wish Elina every health, happiness and blessings.