CHRISTMAS 2020 MASSES

CHRISTMAS 2020 MASSES

CHRISTMAS ARRAGNEMENTS   VIGIL MASS, Thursday 24 Dec 2020: 00 Mass in English 00 Mass in Polish   CHRISTMAS DAY, Friday 25 Dec 2020 00 Mass in Polish 30 Mass in English 00 Mass in Polish   ST STEPHEN – FEAST, Saturday 26 Dec 2020 00 Mass in Polish 30 Mass in English 00 Mass in Polish 00 Vigil Mass (Holy Family Feast)   HOLY FAMILY FEAST, Sunday 27 Dec 2020 00 Mass in Polish 30 Mass in English 00…

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PASTORAL LETTER FOR ADVENT

PASTORAL LETTER FOR ADVENT

Pastoral Letter for 1st Sunday of Advent, 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Peace be with you! As Advent begins I want to greet you, to send you my blessing as we all begin a new liturgical year and to wish you, in anticipation, a joyful Christmas. I also want to thank you for all the encouragement and support you have given the clergy and myself throughout this difficult time, especially by your fidelity to our Catholic faith, by…

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MARY’S MEAL

MARY’S MEAL

At Mary’s Meals we are inspired by the courageous ‘yes’ of Mary. Her total Trust in God in the face of numerous challenges gave the World the most precious gift of all –Jesus. Throughout this year of many challenges we have continued to say yes, with the help of our generous supporters, to feeding children their daily meal in a place of education even when obstacles arose. Now we are delighted to share with you a new opportunity to say…

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OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL FINANCE REPORT 2020

OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL FINANCE REPORT 2020

OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL FINANCE REPORT 2020 Dear Parishioners As a Parish Priest of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Banff I would like to present YEAR TO SEPTEMBER 2020 – PARISH FINANCE REPORT. This period covers exactly one year from my arrival to the Parish. This table shows Parish incomes and expenses: RECEIPTS: 1 Offertory Collections – these are amounts collected at Masses. NO COLLECTIONS DURING LOCKDOWN – NO INCOME 2 Standing Orders & direct bank credits – some…

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Statement to the Parish on Safeguarding

Statement to the Parish on Safeguarding

R C DIOCESE of  ABERDEEN   Statement to the Parish on Safeguarding     The Bishops of Scotland have made the following commitment to Safeguarding:   All components of the Catholic Church in Scotland, especially those in positions of leadership and responsibility, value the lives, wholeness, safety and well-being of each individual person within God’s purpose for everyone.   We seek to uphold the highest safeguarding standards in our relationships with people of all ages who are involved in whatever…

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WE ARE OPEN NOW

WE ARE OPEN NOW

Dear Parishioners We are shortly able to be present physically at OLMC, following its restoration following major works, and the Covid-19 lockdown. Unfortunately, due to Health and Safety regulations, only 8 pews are available per mass. Each pew can be used by one person or up to 5 persons from one household. If you want attend mass, please register by phone 01261 815405 before each Friday every week. It is essential that we follow the safety measures set out in…

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Reopening the church for Masses

Reopening the church for Masses

Dear Parishioners   We are planning to reopen the church for Masses on 1 August 2020.   Before this happen we need to finish church renovation. Church painting is finished now. We are waiting for new lights. They will be ready for collection from Poland on Thursday 16 July 2020 (shipping arrangements are in progres). After lights and new sound system installation our church will need to have deep cleaning. Due to government regulations regarding COVID-19, to be able to…

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