Star of the Sea, Castlebay, The Isle of Barra. HS9 5XD.
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Bhileag 24th March 2019

SCIAF Coffee/Tea Morning: Lent is a time we think about giving to Charity and especially to our own Catholic Charity of SCIAF. As well as taking home our SCIAF Wee Boxes -we will also have a fund raising event of a “Coffee/Tea Morning for SCIAF. Please note the change of date- it will be Saturday 13th April from 11.30am-1.00pm.

4th Sunday of Lent: next weekend (30th/31st March) there will be a special collection for SCIAF. Each year we take up a special collection on the 4th Sunday of Lent for SCIAF.

The Chrism Mass: this year will take place Wednesday 10th April at 7pm in St. Columba’s Cathedral in Oban. Everyone is invited to come along to the Mass.

Rosary: a good prayer in Lent is the Sorrowful mysteries of the Rosary. On Tuesday the Rosary will be prayed in Eoligarry after the morning Mass. We can also say our own private Rosary at home!

Stations of the Cross: today Sunday 24th March there will be Stations of the Cross in Craigston at 4pm.

On Wednesday at 7.30pm in Craigston (after Mass)          On Thursday at 6.30pm in Northbay

 On Friday at 10.30am in Vatersay (after morning Mass)

Sacrament of Confession: Lent is a good time of seeking God’s mercy and forgiveness and especially making more use of the sacrament of Confession. Fr. John Paul & Fr. Emmanuel will be available-

On Wednesday…… from 6.30pm-6.55pm in Craigston.

 On Thursday…….. from 6.00pm-6.25pm in Northbay

On Saturday………. from 9.30am-9.50am in Castlebay.

Also  from 5.15pm-5.45pm in Craigston.

On Sunday…………. from 9.00am-9.15am in Northbay.

Gift Aid Envelopes: The new Gift Aid envelopes for the year are now available for collection in the Church. Please note in Northbay parish that there are 2 envelopes for each person. The 2nd enveloped is for the 2nd collection we have at the end of Mass. So please make sure you pick up the 2nd envelope.

Old Borve Graveyard: Fr. John Paul will be organising a meeting to discuss the “old Borve graveyard”. If you have an interest in “being hands on” in looking after the future of the Graveyard then think about coming along. A date, time and place of the meeting will be announced soon.