listen and answer me."
Nick Pryce will take the next step toward becoming a Permanent Deacon during a special ceremony called Institution of Lector next Sunday, 15th Nov at 12noon Mass in St Andrew's, Cathedral. All are invited to this ceremony. Keep Nick in your prayers.
Remember the Dead—The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will be offered up every day during the month of November for the Holy Souls. Remembering the souls of the faithful departed, and praying for them is a “holy and wholesome thought.”
31 Club Prayer for Vocations - There is a calendar on the notice at the back of the Church. Please initial a day each month when you would offer Mass for
Vocations to the Priesthood. Prayer Cards are also available. Please sign up and pray for vocations for the archdiocese.
Missio Scotland is very grateful for our generous Mission Sunday Collection of £1455 on 18/10, and the charity, Lepra, thanks St Andrew's Parish for the very generous response of £3085.50 to last week’s appeal.
Diary Dates – 9th Nov 4pm – Servers Practice
10th Nov 7pm – Extraordinary Ministers who visit
12th Nov 7pm – Musicians and Cantors
16th Nov 2pm – Census planning
17th Nov 7pm – Liturgy Group
18th Nov 7pm – RCIA
19th Nov 7pm – Fabric & Finance
23rd Nov 7.30pm – Halls committee
26th Nov 7pm – 1st Advent reflection.
2nd Collection Next Weekend - Assisted Parishes Fund – the means by which we express solidarity with other parishes who struggle to make ends meet.
You should be receiving your Reachout soon from your messenger, along with this year’s Christmas card. If you are new to the parish, or have recently changed your address, please let us know by filling in a registration form from the porch.
A talk for young people aged 16 – 25 Is it reasonable to believe that Jesus Christ is who he said he is? A talk by Archbishop Leo Cushley at Turnbull Hall, 19th Nov at 7.30pm. Visit glasfaithforum for details of this series of talks for young people.
The Legion of Mary meets Tuesdays at 7.30pm in the Hut. New members always welcome.
Padre Pio Prayer Group meets Mondays at 7pm in the church. All most welcome.
The St Andrew’s Parish Christmas Fair will take place next Sunday 15th November after 10am and 12 noon Masses. This will be similar to last year’s, with a selection of charities at the event. Could parishioners who would like to host a stall please contact either Anne MacIntosh (931 5861) or Annamaria Strachan (942 9799) to confirm. All profits from the Piety Stall go to Church funds. Tea, coffee and home baking will be served at this event.
Toddlers and Lunch Club - Thursdays Toddlers from 10am till 12 and Lunch Club 12 til 2pm for 4 year olds who will be starting school next August. Bring a packed lunch and the children can eat together and have a play. Contact Caroline Flanagan 07867 862022 for any further details. Last meeting Thursday 17th December. The St Andrew’s Family Christmas Party will be on Saturday 5th December 2pm till 4pm.
Youth Mass - We would like to build on the success of the recent youth Mass / pizza evening. To do this, we need the help of more adults. We would like to get more parents / grandparents involved, and they could perhaps become part of a parish youth commission. See notice below.
Sign Up Sunday. St Andrew’s parish needs you. Help us put in place what you have asked for. We need volunteers for existing and new ventures, especially
New ; Youth commission Existing; St Vincent de Paul
Transport to Mass Piety stall
Bereavement support Legion of Mary
Social activities group Justice and peace
Without your help we cannot take everything forward.
Come to Sign-up Sunday, upper hall, 28/29 November.
Vocations promotion video, ‘Do this in Memory of Me’.
www.youtub.com/watch?v=UMfGXaPshF4 You can follow us on Twitter @RCAGVocations (daily tweets during Nov) and on Facebook (Archdiocese of Glasgow Vocations). If you think God may be calling you to the Priesthood, and for information on evenings of Catechesis, Prayer and Fraternity to help discern your vocation, please contact Vocations Director, Fr Campbell, firstname.lastname@example.org (339 4315)
Mass for Vocations on the Feast of St Andrew, Monday, 30th November at 7pm in
St Andrew’s Cathedral. Celebrant: Archbishop Tartaglia. All welcome.
Pilgrimage for the Year of Mercy July 3rd - 10th. 5 days Rome; 2 days Assisi. BnB at Sta. Maria Fornaci (near St Peter’s) and Hotel La Terraza (Upper Assisi) Direct Flights. Full day walking tour of Rome, half day in Perugia or Nettuno. Coach available all week. Full spiritual programme to celebrate the Jubilee and pass through the Holy Door. Cost around £800. Email email@example.com
Altar Servers. Any young member of the Parish (who has made his/her First Holy Communion) who would like to become an Altar Server is invited to contact Chris Sanders (942 7519) or Fr. Mackle, who will gladly take your details.
Children’s Choir dates - November 15th, December 13th, 20th & 25th. Any queries, please contact Annamaria Strachan 01419429799/07749715514 firstname.lastname@example.org
1st Bearsden Boys' Brigade annual Christmas Market and Coffee Morning Sat 28th Nov in the BB Hall, Glebe Car Park from 9.30am - noon. Tickets (£3.50 adult and £1.50 child) can be bought at the door or from any member of the Company.
Maryhill Foodbank - Non-perishable food items are greatly needed by our near neighbours. Your help is much appreciated. Thank you.
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Margaret McGuire, Paul Morton, Mamie Bradie, Dante Biagioi, Peter Crainie, Margaret Merilees, Betty Clark, Hil Black, Paul Connolly, Louise Dolan, Sheila McCallum, Rosemary McLean, Elizabeth McCusker, Sheena Smith, Charlie Melly, Mark Greenlees, Samatha Harkins, Gilbert O’Rourke, Denis Campbell, Ronald Coia, Valentina Colaluca, Christine Turner, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Michael Docherty, Maureen Scott, Christina Jones, Ruth MacKenzie, Patricia Swiatek, Baby Eva Berrey, Marie Moy, Margie Cornyn, Michael Moss, Russell Rodger, Eileen Tully
Recently Dead—Flora Frame, Maureen Morton, Pearl Milne, Eddie McBride, Hugh Wilson, Agnes McIndoe, Clare Anne McPadden, William McElhaney.
Anniversaries—John Francis Gilbey, James O’Callaghan, Kathleen Courtney, Thomasina Munro, Isabelle Whitelaw, David Higgins, Monsignor Maurice Ward, Anna Sarah Hamlon, Peggy Wilson.