See this very interesting YouTube piece:
Children’s Liturgy. All P1 – P3 & P4-P7 leaders / helpers please note that there will be three children’s liturgy training evenings beginning this Thursday 6th Nov and continuing on 13th & 20th Nov at 7pm in the Hall. The first two evenings will be led by Ellen McBride, Archdiocesan Trainer for Catechists.
Survive-Miva. The second collection next weekend will be taken up for Survive-Miva, the only UK-based Catholic lay Association funding transport for the Church’s health and pastoral work in remote and under-developed parts of the world. Visit www.survive-miva.org
Five things I can do to promote Vocations to the priesthood as a parent. If you are a parent or grandparent, please pick up a copy of the ‘five things’ leaflet from the porch.
If you haven’t heard it yet, listen out for RadioAlba - Glasgow’s own Catholic radio station on the web at www.radioalba.org
Bearsden Choir. Concert on Sat 14th Nov at 7.30pm at St Mary’s Cathedral Great Western Rd, comprising music by Vaughan Williams , some rarely performed. Details on handbill in Church porch.
The St Andrew's Parish Christmas Fair will take place on Sunday, 16th Novemebr after 10am and 12noon Masses. This will be similar to last year's, with a selection of charities at the event. All profits from the piety stall go to Church's funds. Tea and coffee will be served at this event after both Masses and donations of home baking would be most welcome (no nuts please) and may be handed in to the upper hall before Mass. This month we are raising funds for ' Inclusive Skating ' a registered charity, whose goal is to develop a programme that will include all skaters with an impairment and will allow them to participate in all competitions and events on an equal basis. The charity is also campaigning for the sport to be included in the paralympics. One of our parishioners, Margarita Sweeney Baird is the founder and driving force behind this charity. So please come along and support this event.
External Defibrillator – We are looking for some parishioners who would be interested in attending a training session by the Scottish Ambulance Service on Monday, December 1st from 6-9pm at All Saints Church. Please speak to Fr Mackle, if you are interested.
Fabric & Finance Coordinator – We are looking for someone to take over from Brian Donnelly as Fabric & Finance Coordinator from January 2015. If you would like to discuss this, please contact Brian on 942 6085 or Father Mackle on 942 4635.
“Send Me your Guardian Angel” An Evening of Prayer at Pauline Books & Media on Monday 3rd November 5.30-7pm
The remarkable story of Father Joseph Kentenich. Written and directed by Stephen Callaghan. Tickets £5 (under – 16s free) from 554 1333 or www.agap.org.uk. See noticeboard for more details.
Remember the Dead—Praying for the dead, especially during the month of November, reminds us that the Church is not confined to this world, but extends into the next as well. By praying for the dead, as we prayed for them while they were alive, we can establish a special link with the “communion of saints”. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will be offered up every day during the month of November for the Holy Souls. Please feel free to enter names of departed loved ones in the book of remembrance.
The Soup Run - this Friday. Donations of soup, soft fruits, sandwiches, biscuits will be gratefully received from 7pm. Soup Run leaves at 8pm. Your continuing support is very much appreciated. Just come along to the lower hall, if you would like to volunteer to help.
Messengers Meeting – Monday, 10th November. All messengers please attend meeting in the church. Area leaders at 7.30pm, and messengers at 8pm.
Choir Dates for this term November 9th & 16th, December 14th, 21st & 25th (to be confirmed). All at the 10am Mass. Any queries, call Annamaria Strachan 942 9799/07749715514, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Discerning a Vocation to the Priesthood? If you think God may be inviting you to such a vocation, and for evenings of Catechesis, Prayer and Fraternity to help discern your vocation (2nd Friday of the month) please contact Vocations Director, Fr Ross Campbell, email@example.com (339 4315)
Padre Pio Prayer Group: Monday at 7.00pm. All are most welcome.
Mass Attendance – 25 / 26 Oct. Vigil Mass - 123; 10am Mass - 479 ; 12 noon Mass – 153. Total – 755