Parish Bulletins from 1972

Bulletins from the Past

A parishioner discovered some parish bulletins dating back to 1972. Here are some items from them:

September 1972



8.00a.m., 9.00a.m., 10.00a.m., 11.00a.m. and 6.30p.m.

St. Vincent's: 8.15a.m. and 9.15a.m.

Inglis Barracks: 10.00a.m.


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MISSION NEWS Father T.C C.M. returned to Nigeria on Thursday last. His address is (...). Father P S leaves for Ghana in the near future.

YOUTH CLUB Thanks to those people who turned up for a meeting on the Youth Club. The response was poor for a parish of this size. As a result of the meeting we are investigating the possibility of getting a Youth Leader for the group. The future of the club depends on our success or failure in this quest. Anyone interested is asked to contact Father Cowan.

FILM CLUB Help is urgently required. Would someone please contact (...) so that 100+ children can still enjoy this worthwhile parish activity. NO HELP - NO FILMS!

PARISH CHEESE AND WINE Friday 6th October. Tickets available from the Presbytery.

VINCENTIAN TABLE TENNIS CLUB - calling on all parishioners, especially those who have recently arrived in the parish. Do you know that this club re-opens for the 1972/1973 season on TUESDAY NEXT 19th September. 7.30p.m. in the Social Centre. New members will be most welcome, just come along, any Tuesday or better still contact K.S, Secretary on 959.....

CATHOLIC WOMEN'S LEAGUE Meeting on Thursday next 21st September at 8.00p.m. There will be a demonstration and talk on "Beauty and Skin Care" by a representative of Boots. As this is the first meeting after the holidays we are looking forward to having all our members at the meeting. New members, or anyone interested, will be very welcome. Just come along to the meeting on Thursday.

CATECHISM CLASSES will be resumed in the Social Centre and at St. Vincent's in the very near future. Details in next week's Bulletin.

TODDLERS' CLUB. All mothers with children up to school age are welcome in the Social Centre each Monday from 10.00a.m. until 12 Noon. The children can play while mothers meet each other over a cup of coffee.

HYMN SINGING WILL BE RESUMED at the 10.00a.m. Mass on Sundays from 1st October. Children and teenagers who are interested in helping to start off hymns, will be very welcome up in the choir loft at 9.55a.m. on Sunday mornings and at 6.00p.m. on Friday evenings for the practice, which lasts for half an hour.

HOLY WATER - Please ensure that the tap on the Holy Water Font is turned off after you have used it.

DINNER DANCE Parish Dinner Dance is planned for Hallowe'en Night on 31st October. The evening will include a three course dinner prepared and served by professional caterers. The "Cherrystones" will provide the Cabaret and Dancing will be until 11.30p.m. Tickets £2.25 each. Application forms are available at the Church porch. Unless a sufficient number of applications have been received at Presbytery by Tuesday evening this function will have to be cancelled.

GALA CHRISTMAS BINGO. Advance Notice. Wednesday 20th December 1972. All seats are numbered and bookable. Please enquire of the Bingo Committee for further details. Prices are higher for this night but so are the prizes. There will be three good prizes on every ticket.

GIRL GUIDES, BROWNIES, CUBS and ALTAR SERVERS! All are active again after their summer break - meetings as usual.

CHILDREN'S DAY 30th September. Volunteers are required to sell flags. 16 years and over. Proceeds to the Crusade of Rescue. See notice in Church Porch, or ring 959.....

TICKETS FOR THE GRAND DRAW which is to take place during the Bazaar in November are available after all Masses today at the Church Door.

ST. VINCENT de PAUL SOCIETY will make their monthly collection today.



Remember that the information above comes from 1972 - things have changed a bit since then!