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Mass Intentions week beginning Sunday 17th November
Saturday: People of the Parish
Sunday: Annie Greene
Monday: November List
Tuesday: November List
Wednesday: November List
Thursday: November List
Friday: November List

November Masses
During the month of November, we will be offering Mass everyday for all those whose names have been given to be remembered and to be prayed for.
MAY THEY REST IN PEACE.
Envelopes available at the back of the church. Please hand into the office, where they will be recorded and added to the basket.

MEMORIAL MASS
On Wednesday, 27th November at 7pm we will be holding our Annual Memorial Mass for all those who have died in the last 12 months. If you have anyone who has died during this time please pass their names into Kathy in the office.

Mary’s Meals Representatives will be here 16/17th November to sell raffle tickets for the Christmas Raffle.

Next Special Collection-Catholic Education Sunday 23/24th November

PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE TRAM WORKS STARTING THIS WEEKEND, NO VEHICLE ACCESS FROM THE FOOT OF LEITH WALK TO COATFIELD LANE. ALSO, BUS DIVERSIONS, THE NO. 16 WILL BE DIVERTED ROUND HENDERSON STREET AND THE 12 DOWN ACADEMY STREET AND JOHN’S PLACE.

Prayer Group continues to meet every Wednesday after Mass.

Next Monthly Plan Talk will take place on Monday 18th
November at 7.30 pm in the meeting room. Each month has a different topic.
Topic for this month is Young People in Our Church.
Refreshments provided. Everyone welcome

Advent Retreat, Saturday 7th December at St Ninian’s
In preparation for Advent you are invited to join with our Cluster Parishes at St Ninian’s. The retreat will commence with Mass at 10am finishing around 1pm. More information to follow next week.

WELCOME, if you are visiting or are new to the area, we are
delighted you have joined us.
If you are new to St Mary Star of the Sea and would like to register in the Parish. Please speak to Fr Martin or complete a Registration Form which you will find on the notice board in the Porch and return it to the Parish Administrator.

St Andrews Night, Saturday 30th November 2019
Tickets on sale this weekend £10 includes supper. Please think about joining us. Donations for Raffles much appreciated.

Advent Friends at St Mary’s!
As part of our commitment to cutting down on paper use, and also to help us to connect with each other in new ways this Advent, we are asking you to do something a little different this year.
Instead of sending out Christmas cards to all your friends in the
parish, we’d like you to consider placing your name in our Advent Friends Postbox. At the start of Advent, each of us will thin pick out a name and write one card to that person, and also commit to praying for them throughout the festive season!

JPIC (Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation) next meeting Monday 25th November at 6pm in the Parish house.
All very welcome.
Sea-farers gifts: A huge thank you to all of you who have generously donated Christmas gifts for the sea-farers! We have a huge collection to take away to be packed over the next couple of weeks. Next weekend Pauline Robertson, Port Chaplain will be joining us to speak about her work at both Masses and we will have the opportunity to sign Christmas cards for sea-farers after Sunday Mass.

Get your Christmas Real Gift today! (SCIAF) SHOP FOR Real Gifts at https://www.sciaf.org.uk/realgifts

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Weekend of Mary’s Meals Raffle, 16/17th November
Monday 18th November, Plan Talk 7.30-9pm (All Welcome)
Saturday/Sunday 23/24th November, Special Collection Catholic
Education
Monday 25th November JPIC Group Meeting 6pm
Wednesday 27th November, November Memorial Mass 7pm
Friday 29th November Rock Choir 7-10.30pm here at St Mary’s see poster
Saturday 30th November, St Andrew’s night. Tickets £10
Saturday 30th November, Open day at Leith St Andrew’s see poster
Sunday 1st December, Bruce Davies St Paul’s Church Pilrig, 2pm see poster.
Saturday 7th December, Parish Cluster Advent Retreat, St Ninian’s

The Edinburgh Newman Circle—See Notice Board for info on events
Please see Notice Boards in Church Porch for information on various events taking place.

Please send items for the newsletter to Kathy, the parish administrator by 11am on Thursday morning to info@stmarysstarofthesea.org, or leave a note in the office.

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