but on every word that comes forth from the mouth of God."
Coffee Morning - As part of the Parish's pledge to become a Dementia Friendly Parish, our coffee morning today, Sunday, will be to raise much needed funds for Alzheimer Scotland – East Dunbartonshire.from Alzheimer Scotland will also be on hand to provide information and. Please come along for tea and a blether and help support this worthwhile, local charity. Thanks.Maguire.
Legion of Mary - Mother of Mercy Praesidium is recruiting this weekend for both active and (auxiliary prayer) members for the Legion of Mary in St Andrew's Parish. Member numbers are low at present for the important work undertaken on behalf of Fr Mackle and the parish. It would be lovely to welcome some new members to join us. We have a prayer meeting in the Hut every Monday at 5pm. Please think of joining and help with to help with Care Home visits to sick and elderly housebound parishioners, as well as visits to families who have had the celebration of a baptism or First Holy Communion.
Messengers Meeting, Monday 19th February, Lower Hall. All Messengers please attend meeting for Easter Reachout. Area Leaders at 7.30pm, and Messengers at 8pm.
Sacrament of Reconciliation- Dates and Times for Primary Three (First Confession) - During the Season of Lent (17th February- 1stApril) Saturdays 10.30am – 11.00am; & 5.15pm – 5.45pm; Sundays 9.15 – 9.40am. Family members are encouraged, too, to take the opportunity to go to the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Short Term Pledge for Lent (Pioneer Association) - See notice in porch.
Stations of the Cross – Fridays in Lent at 7pm.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – each Saturday from 10.30am until 12.30pm. Please consider coming to spend some time in adoration and prayer each Saturday, especially during Lent.
Halls Committee – 7.30pm on 19th Feb
Messengers – 8pm on 19th Feb
Youth Ministry – 7pm on 20th Feb
RCIA – 7pm on 21st Feb
Parish Council – 7pm on 27th Feb
Justice & Peace – 7.30pm on 27th Feb
Special note for Readers and all who use missals - on the 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays in Lent, as these are RCIA Sundays, readings are taken from Year A.
Lentfest 2018 - The Dementia Journey with Faith and the Arts One of the many events of Lentfest, a day devoted to the positive impact of Faith and the Arts on those living with dementia, supported by Alzheimer Scotland, Playlists for Life and the Scottish Catholic Medical Association. Speakers include Dr Adrian Treloar, author of a book ‘Hope on a Difficult Journey, specialising in Dementia and the Catholic Faith. Saturday 24 March, 10am – 4pm, Our Lady & St George’s, Sandwood Road, Penilee, G52 2QE. All most welcome. For further information see Lentfest Brochure in porch or contact Anne O’Donnell at Alzheimer Scotland on 0141 946 0966 or AGAP on 0141 552 5527.
Lentfest 2018 events programme available in the porch.
Visit www.lentfest.co.uk An imaginative fusion of faith and the arts.
Safeguarding Training - Volunteers who work in the parish with children and/or vulnerable adults, who haven't been free to attend previous safeguarding training meetings, are asked to attend either a training morning 10.30am – 12.30pm on 10th March in St Eunan’s, Clydebank; or at 196 Clyde Street from 7-9pm on 22nd March. To book, please contact Claudia.firstname.lastname@example.org tel 226 5998.
Forty Hours Eucharistic Adoration – 4th, 5th & 6th March. More details soon.
Celebrating the Centenary of Catholic Education in Scotland. Pilgrimage to Rome – 15th – 19th October 2018. £850 per person. Single room supplement £60. To book, contact email@example.com See noticeboard for more details.
New Hymns which we have been learning for the Confirmation Mass are in the inside back cover of the Supplementary Hymnal.
Padre Pio Prayer Group meets on Mondays at 7pm. All welcome. For information or interest, please contact Kay Dick 0141 942 7771 or Kate Hay 0141 931 5154.
Next Lenten talk for cluster parishes by Monsignor Ryan – this Thursday 22nd February, 7pm - 8.30pm on The Spanish Mystics, “The Future of our Past” - St Teresa of Avila, St John of the Cross and St Ignatius of Loyola. The talk will take place in the upper hall, and include refreshments.
The Beginning Experience residential weekend for those who find themselves alone again through divorce, separation or widowhood. 23rd – 25th March at St Mary’s, Kinnoull, Perth. Contact Ros 0131 669 0003 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Lourdes – to mark the 160th Anniversary of the Apparitions at Lourdes, and the 70th Anniversary of Glasgow Lourdes Hospitalite, our parish would like to sponsor 1 / 2 people to travel with the Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. If you are interested or wish to nominate someone, please contact Fr Mackle on 942 4635 email@example.com by 28th February 2018.
Remember in your prayersBennett and John Johnstonare journeying through RCIA.Rite of Election, which is a special stage with prayers as part of the RCIA process, will take place in St Andrew’s Cathedral today, Sunday 18th February at 3pm.
To mark the Centenary of Catholic Education, Stephen McKinney, Professor of Education at the University of Glasgow, will give two talks on Thursdays 1st and 8th March 7pm - 8.30pm on “1918-2018: 100 years of Scottish Catholic School Education “. All are most welcome.
The talks will take place in the upper hall, and include refreshments. Centenary theme,
“Catholic Schools – Good for Scotland”.
Also, to mark the Centenary, there will be a Mass at 7pm this Wednesday at The Immaculate Conception for all former and present pupils and families and all past and present members of teaching and support staff of John Paul Academy.
Can you bring an extra tin during Lent? Drumchapel Foodbank have expressed their thanks for the tremendous support given by our parish weekly. If you're able to bring even just one tinned meal to Mass during Lent and leave in the porch, these would be very gratefully received. Many thanks
Talks for Young People - The Glasgow Faith Forum's fortnightly series of talks continues at Turnbull Hall, University of Glasgow Chaplaincy, 13-15 Southpark Terrace, Glasgow, G12 8LG.
The Legion of Mary - new members always welcome. Meets on Mondays at 5pm in the Hut.
Divine Mercy Novena is prayed weekdays after morning Mass in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. All most welcome.
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Paul Morton, Dante Biagioi, Louise Dolan, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Joseph McDermid, Charlie Harper, John Gerard Miller, Michelle Rajab, Matthew Craig, Maurice Boyce, Maria Giovanazzi, Geraldine Moy, Pat O’Neill, Michael Timoney, Baby Julia McLeod, Charlene Bishop, Annamarie McGill, Gladys Chapman, Angela McLeod, Geoff Martin.
Recently Dead—Pat Jenkins, Sadie Riddell.
Anniversaries--Laurie D. L. Barnes, Terence O’Hare, Walter McCarron, Joseph Muir, Eileen & Tom Carragher, Steven Farrell.