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Diary events by date:
The next meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council will take place on Thursday 20 June, 7pm in St James’ church hall. An agenda will be emailed out ahead of the meeting.
Graduation Mass & Garden Party
Are you graduating this year? We will have our annual Graduation Mass & Garden Party in St James’ on Wednesday 26th June, 7pm onwards. Do put the date in your diary and invite your family and friends.
St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh.
There will be a Special Collection on Sunday 30 June for Peter’s Pence.
Prayers for the Holy Souls will take place in Anstruther Cemetery on Wednesday 3 July, meeting at the cemetery gates at 10am.
St Margaret’s Memorial Church, Dunfermline.
The annual pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from 5-12 July 2019 and is open to all parishioners from across the Archdiocese. All booking information, along with forms and prices can be found at www.edinburgh-lourdes.com The pilgrimage is appealing for medical staff, especially nurses, to join them. Some funding is available for those interested. If you can assist, contact Claire Banks on 07930 928489.
The next First Saturday of 2019 falls on 6 July. First Saturday Devotions will commence with Holy Mass at St James’ at 9.30am, followed by Confessions, Rosary and Meditation. Please join members of the Legion of Mary in honouring Our Lady of Fatima’s prayer request.
The first draw of St James’ 200 Club will take place in the church hall after the 11am Mass.
The 2019 New Dawn in Scotland Catholic Pilgrimage Conference will take place from 8-12 July at Madras College, Kilrymont Road, St Andrews KY16 8DE. The Procession from St James’ of the Statue of Our Lady of Aberdeen, with the relic of St Andrew, and then Mass in the Cathedral grounds will take place on Thursday 11 July. For full details contact the New Dawn Scotland office on tel: (0131) 447 6153 or visit the website: www.newdawninscotland.com