"This is my son, the Beloved;
he enjoys my favour.
Listen to him."
Gonzaga Lectures 2011—The Lectures take place on the following Tuesdays in Lent—15th, 22nd, 29th March and 19th April. They start at 7 30pm, admission is free and all lectures will take place in St Aloysius’ Church. —see notice in the church porch.
In addition to the 10.00 a.m. Mass, daily, there will be evening Masses on the Wednesdays at 7.00 p.m. beginning on Wednesday 16th March.
Second collections for sick and retired priests fund on Saturday/Sundays exception on S.C.I.A.F Sunday—2nd/3rd April
Stations of the Cross—as announced
Deanery Station Mass, celebrated by the Archbishop and clergy of the Deanery at Our Holy Redeemer’s Clydebank on Wednesday 6th April at 7.00 p.m.
Stations of the Cross—Sunday 20th March at 5pm.
S.C.I.A.F.—Lent home boxes are available at the table in the church porch. Please return them to the box that will be near the Easter tomb. Thank you.
Choral Group—We hope to form the Choral Group again with a view to singing in the Liturgy at Mass on a regular and more frequent basis. We are looking urgently for new members and also to welcome back former members whom we hope will now wish to participate once again. Our first occasion will be Easter. Many in the parish are members of excellent choirs and we invite you to make this additional commitment to enhance our liturgical celebrations. Please contact Adrian Finnerty if interested. For further information 943 1517. Please note as announced last week the first Choral rehearsal dates for Easter are after 12 noon Mass on Sunday 27th March and after 12 noon Mass on Sunday 3rd April.
Baptism Course—Two months notice is required for Baptism. Please contact Fr. Donnelly to make the arrangements. Please note that the next Baptism Preparation Session for parents and Godparent of children being baptised will be on Saturday 7th May from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Church (Lower Hall.)
Journey to Easter—The Archdiocese of Glasgow “Journey to Easter” booklet of reflection and prayer on the Liturgies of Lent is on sale in the Piety stall priced 50p.
Coffee Morning— After 10.00 a.m. Mass on Sunday 20th March in aid of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. Donations of homebaking (no nuts please) gratefully received and also donations for a Raffle. Please come in and give us your support. Thank you.
St. Andrew’s Golf Society—The AGM of the society is to be held at Bearsden Golf Club on Friday 25th March at 7.00 p.m. The meeting will be followed by a meal and social evening and represents a great opportunity for prospective new members to find out more information in a friendly atmosphere. If you would like to attend, please contact Bruce Cobburn on 07894 957515 or see www.standrewsgolfsociety.co.uk
The Piety Stall—Has a large selection of cards and gifts for mother’s day and Easter now on sale.
Parish Fabric & Finance—We are preparing to construct a toilet facility in the Lower Hall. Any contractors interested in tendering, please contact Father Donnelly before 31st March 2011 in writing at St. Andrew’s 29 Roman Road Bearsden G61 2SN.
Little Sisters of the Poor—Require to fund raise for extensive repairs to the Home at Robroyston. If you wish to buy raffle tickets, please contact the Piety Stall.
Lost Property—If you wish to reclaim lost property, please contact the Sacristans. Unclaimed items will be disposed of by 3rd April 2011.
Altar Servers Awards—On Sunday 27th April 2011.