OPEN CHURCHES FOR PRAYER

OPEN CHURCHES FOR PRAYER

Dear Parishioners Churches in Scotland now are open for private prayer. Unfortunately, our church – Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Banff is still under renovation and can’t be open for private prayer. In those circumstances everyone who would like to pray in the church can visit our neighboring churches in Aberdeen, Elgin, Keith, Buckie and Fraserburgh: St Mary’s Cathedral:Mon – Fri: 10:00-13:00 & 19:00-21:00, Sat: 11:00-14:00 & 19:00-21:00, Sun: 13:00-16:00 St Joseph’s, Aberdeen: Wed & Fri: 11:00-12:00, Sat: 19:00-20:00 St…

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COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Dear Parishioners From Monday all churches in Scotland can be open for private prayer. Our church is still under renovation and can’t be open. Due to COVID-19 new lights and sound system installation is delayed. When all works will be finished and church will be cleaned and disinfected and ready to open – further notice will be given. Drodzy Parafianie Od poniedziałku wszystkie kościoły w Szkocji będą otwarte na prywatną modlitwę. Nasz kościół jest ciągle w remoncie i nie może…

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CHURCH REFURBISHMENT

CHURCH REFURBISHMENT

Here we are… Our church refurbishment starts now. What we will do? Just only few things: 1. Church and sacristy crack fixing and redecoration. 2. New sound system with 4 speakers in the main body, 1 in vestibule and 1 in small chapel. 3. New lights: 2 chandeliers and 6 wall lights. We hope finish our work end of June. TEMPORARY CHAPEL IN PARISH HOUSE

EASTER MESSAGE

EASTER MESSAGE

Dear Parishioners This year’s celebration of Easter was different than usual. No one could imagine what we are experiencing now. When Lent season started, we didn’t think that our churches, places of worship would be closed, that no one can pray, that no liturgy can be celebrated. For many of us this situation is difficult, sad and we are heartbroken. Before Easter we had time of Lent as a season of our preparation for the celebration of Christ’s resurrection. On…

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HOLY WEEK 2020

HOLY WEEK 2020

HOLY WEEK 2020 Dear Parishioners In this difficult time may this Devotional for Families proposal help you in good spiritual experiencing of the Holy Week   PALM SUNDAY – 5th April 2020 If it is possible – make your own Palm. Read the Entrance to the Jerusalem and Passion of The Lord – Mt 21:1-54 (if it is possible read for voices – Jesus, narrator, individual voices, the crowd) Make an Act of Spiritual Communion – “My Jesus, I believe…

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PASTORAL LETTER AND STATEMENT OF THE SCOTTISH BISHOPS RE. COVID-19 VIRUS

PASTORAL LETTER AND STATEMENT OF THE SCOTTISH BISHOPS RE. COVID-19 VIRUS

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, In this time of trial we, the Bishops of Scotland, wish to send you a word of reassurance and encouragement. We are all facing much uncertainty, anxiety and an unpredictable future. This situation touches on every aspect of our lives, individually and collectively. Sacred Scripture calls us repeatedly not to fear and to look to the help that comes to us from above. We are called to support one another in every way we…

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PARISH LETTER – 150th ANNIVERSARY OF BUILDING PARISH CHURCH

PARISH LETTER – 150th ANNIVERSARY OF BUILDING PARISH CHURCH

Dear Parishioners   Time has flown even though it’s been several months since my arrival in Banff. I wish at the outset to thank all of you for your kind reception in the parish. Your warmth, your good work, support and commitment to parish life has been wonderful to feel and to witness. We all do what we can as a community, a parish and at church. And we all have individual gifts that we bring, to make what we…

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