"Rejoice, Jerusalem !
Be glad for her, you who love her..."
Lent—Please note that in addition to the 10.00 a.m. morning weekday Masses, there will be Evening Mass on Wednesdays at 7.00 p.m. with Stations of Cross from 6.30 p.m. on 21st and 28th March. The second collections at weekend Masses are for the Sick and Retired Priests’ Fund except on the 4th Sunday, when the collections are for S.C.I.A.F (17/18th March).
Dates for the Children’s Choir—17th March 6pm Mass , 13th May 10am Mass, 20th May 10am Mass, 10th June 10am Mass, 17th June 10am Mass. Contact Annamaria Strachan 0141 942 9799, 07749715514, email firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Patrick's Night—Saturday 24th March. Tickets on sale from 4th February priced £15.00. Guest speaker—Father Joe Mills. See notice in porch. Tickets phone D. MacLean 587 7319. Anyone wishing tickets apply quickly as they are selling fast.
2012 Gonzaga Lectures—St. Aloysius Church—see notice in the porch.
First Confessions - Group 2 Saturday 24th March at 10.30 a.m.
Parish Pilgrimage—7th—15th September 2012—For various reasons we have changed the venue for this year’s Pilgrimage and so lowering the cost. We will be based in Florence, visiting the Cathedral (Mass Sept 8th) along with other famous
Churches and Buildings, including the world renowned Uffizi Art Gallery, housing some of the most precious Art works before visiting the Leaning Tower of Pisa on our way to the Coast for a few days relaxation at a sea-side resort. Mass is celebrated daily in our Hotel. There will be another meeting when full details are available Mary O’Loan 942 8446.
S.P.U.C./Pro Life—Please Support the 100 Masses for Life Campaign—During Lent the Wednesday evening Masses will be for this campaign. Please come and join us.
The “Walk with Me” booklets—A Lenten Journey of prayer for 2012 are on sale in the piety stall price £1.00
First Communion—Parents meeting for those presenting children this year at the Upper Hall, Thursday 22nd March at 7 30pm.
Solemnity of St. Joseph—Monday 19th March
S.C.I.A.F. Sunday 18th March— The second collections this weekend 17th/18th March are for S.C.I.A.F. A speaker will speak at the 10.00 a.m. and 12 noon Mass on Sunday.
Altar Servers Awards—24th/25th March.
Teas and Coffee—Following the 10.00 a.m. Mass on Sunday 18th March. All welcome.
Parish Exhibition—Thanks to all groups and activities who exhibited and especially to Brian Donnelly who co-ordinated the event last weekend.
Redemptorist Fathers—Thanks to all for contributing to the £2,500 donated to support their work and their centre at St. Mary’s Kinnoull Perth.
St. Mary’s Abercromby Street Calton—Change of Weekday Mass Times—The provision of weekday Mass at St. Mary’s has changed. Weekday Mass Monday—Saturday now at 9.00 a.m.
Interested in Supporting Marriage and Relationships—Scottish Marriage Care—a leading Relationship Support Charity—in partnership with the Roman Catholic Church, is recruiting volunteers to deliver ‘Foccus’ our marriage preparation programme. For more information please contact Christina Smiley or Maureen Hally on 0141 222 2166 or go to www.scottishmarriagecare.org
Passion Play—See notice in porch of church.
Passover Meal—Wednesday of Holy Week at 7.30 p.m. Following on from the moving service of Passover Meal and Mass during the Mission. We hope many will take the opportunity of joining us on this special occasion.
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination—21st March
Piety Stall Rota—We are short of volunteers to assist with serving in the Piety Stall, particularly after the Vigil Mass. If you could spare 15 minutes after Mass and are aged over 16, we would really appreciate your help. The rota sheet for April, May and June is on the noticeboard at the back of the Church. Any questions please call Anne MacIntosh 931-5861 or Annmaria Strachan 942 9799.