CHRIST THE KING CHURCH – BRORA
TRINITY SUNDAY 30th May 2021
Parish Priest Rev Derick McCulloch 01408 621388
Deacon Kenneth 01862810900
Monsignor Basil Loftus (Rtd) 01431821360
TIMES OF MASSES IN BRORA
TIMES OF MASSES IN BRORA
TRINITY SUNDAY 30th May 11 AM
MASS ON WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY 10am
CORPUS CHRISTI 6th June 11am
The current cap on attendance for our church is 18. It includes everyone over 5 years old, it excludes the presiding priest.
Face masks are required at all times.
Reservations for all services, and priority will be given to parishioners. Please do not leave it till the last minute. Remember to wear facemasks and keep 2 metres apart while within the church grounds.
WE TAKE GREAT CARE OVER YOUR SAFETY AND WE HAVE ENDEAVOURED TO MAKE AVAILABLE SEATING FOR ALL OUR REGULAR PARISHIONERS.. IT IS SAFE AS ANYWHERE THESE DAYS.
THERE IS HOWEVER ONE AREA THAT IS OF CONCERN - THAT OF FINANCE. IF YOU ONLY CONTRIBUTE TO OUR PARISH WHEN YOU COME AND BY CASH DONATION: IT BECOMES INCREASINGLY DIFFICULT TO MAINTAIN THE CHURCH. INSURANCE, FOOD BILLS, MONTHLY COUNCIL TAX ALONE IS MORE THAT A WHOLE SUNDAY'S COLLECTION.
PLEASE CONSIDER GIVING TO THE PARISH BY STANDING ORDER. WE WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH THE BANK DETAILS. MANY THANKS TO THOSE WHO ALREADY DO SO. IF YOU ARE A TAX PAYER YOU CAN GIFT AID TO THE PARISH AT NO COST TO YOURSELF.
You will have to wait outside untill shown to a seat. Numbers are restricted so come early.
You must observe the current social distancing of 2 metres and come to communion one by one.
The toilets should only be used in an emergency..
There is no singing. Fr Derick
The Parish appeal to raise funds for repairs and maintenance to the Church and Presbytery has now reached our £20,000 target. Thank you to those who have answered our Appeal. The Appeal is still open for further donations for a new heating boiler.
PLEASE REMEMBER THE SICK IN YOUR PRAYERS
Jacqui Aris-Finch, Louise Port, Calum O’Boyle, Sheila Anderson, Sylvia Marlow, Robert Prendergast, Terry Giulian, Bernadette Christian, Anthony Seed, Fiona Lamond, Rhona Sutherland, Emelia McKeever, Norma Lothian, Hugh McBride.
The monthly Gift Aid amount paid directly to the parish account is £350. At the moment because the church is closed this is our only Offertory Income. I was asked to prepare an interim budget for this present lock-down crisis. The shortfall between now and June is of the order of several thousand pounds. If you are a taxpayer please consider giving your Mass Offering by Gift Aid and if possible by direct payment into the Parish account (most people do this monthly), as the parish greatly benefits from the tax repaid. Thank you to those who Gift Aid. Forms are available from Christine Port who is the Gift Aid coordinator.
READERS & MINISTERS OF THE EUCHARIST
Ministry of Welcome
To participate in this, it is required to fill in an application and return it to me after you have watched a designated video available online.
Any visitor must contact Fr Derick in advance to make a reservation either by telephone or email for EACH visit.
When you arrive at the church you must ensure that your names are recorded. This is for contact tracing purposes.
You must sanitise any surfaces of handles you touch and leave by a separate exit as directed.
Please follow guidance for going to communion.
The parish has a website. www.christthekingbrora.org
The parish address is Christ the King, Gower Street, BRORA, KW9 6PU
I have been asked to advertise the part-time post of Diocesan Singing Tutor.
This is a new part-time (3 days per week) suitable for an ambitious and creative musician with exceptional gifts working with young voices and a desire to achieve the highest possible standards.
With a strong interest in promoting Catholic music, our Singing Tutor will provide inspirational teaching in the development of school choirs. These, in time, will have the capacity to sing in local churches.
The schools involved are St Joseph's, Inverness, St Sylvester's, Elgin, St Thomas's, Keith and St Peter's, Buckie.
Closing date is Monday 14th June.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 24 June in Aberdeen.
For further information and an application form visit www.rcda.scot.
Please pray for our Seminarians: Christopher Doig, Malachy Eze and Aiden Matheson.
The World Day of Prayer in Brora has been postponed until the summer.