"No one Sir."
"Neither do I condemn you. Go away and sin no more."
World Youth Day—25th –28th July at The University of Stirling. Open to all young adults aged 14-25. Involves a Youth Festival, daily mass, great music and a mini Pilgrimage. Cost £250 including accommodation and all meals. Anyone interested contact Erin McGonigle on 07904 648817 or via her Facebook Page. See notice in the porch.
St. Andrew’s Children’s Choir Dates 2013—17th February, 10th March, 17th March, 21st April, 12th May, 19th May, 9th June & 16th June. All at the 10am mass. Any queries, please contact Mrs Annamaria Strachan, 0141 9799/07749715514 (phone or test); firstname.lastname@example.org
Scotland for Marriage supporter meetings—Friday 15th February 2pm or 7.30pm in Jury's Inn 80 Jamaica Street, Glasgow, G1 4QG. Find out how you can help the campaign in a number of simple, practical ways in your local area.
Year of Faith in Action—Pontifical Missionary Union Conference, St. Margaret of Scotland, Drip Road, Stirling, FK9 4UA on Saturday 9th March. See notice in the porch for contact details.
Please note—As suggested in connection with R.C.I.A, the Sunday Lent reading will follow Cycle A
Lent Evening Masses—on Thursday 21st, 28th 7th March, 14th March 21st March. Stations of the Cross on these evenings at 6.40 p.m. before Mass.
Special Second Collections during the Sundays of Lent—for sick and retired priests except on S.C.I.A.F. Sunday.
Baptism Preparation Sessions 2013—Are planned to take place at the Lower Hall from 11.00 a.m. to 1. 15 on the following dates and a session should be attended before Baptism by parents and godparents.
2nd March, 4th May, 1st June, 6th July, 7th September, 5th October, 2nd November, 7th December. Please make arrangements with Father Donnelly. Thank you.
Area Leaders and Messengers—Meeting on Monday 25th February at 7.30 p.m. (Leaders) and 8.00 p.m. (Messengers) at the Lower Hall.
Gonzaga Lectures—See notice in the porch.
Short Term Pledge for Lent (Pioneer Association) - See notice in porch.
Adult Faith Development 2013—See notice in the porch.
Fiddlers Rally (Life—See notice in the porch.)
Right of Election—at the Cathedral for R.C.I.A. Candidates on Sunday 17th February at 3.00 p.m.
Readers Meeting (For long standing readers) - Thursday 21st February at the church at 7.30 p.m.
St. Andrew’s Squad—For all Primary 3 children celebrating First Confession. Please come to the upper hall on Sunday 24th March from 9.a.m.—9.45 a.m. Call Margaret Hendry 563 9993.
Charity Ladies’ Lunch and Fashion Show—In Aid of the White Lily Fund which raises money for Cancer Research in the West of Scotland. Come along and join in the fun! Sunday 17th March at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. A glass of bubbly on arrival at 1.00 p.m. and lunch begins at 2.00 p.m. Tickets cost £35 each. Some of the shops exhibiting are Solo, silks and wish. BBC weathergirl Judith Ralston will be compering. Why not get together with some friends and take a table of 10. For more information and tickets, please contact Angela Bruno on 07730615045.
Coffee Morning—After 10.00 a.m. Mass, Sunday 17th February. Please come along and join us. Donations of home baking (no nuts please) always gratefully received. This month we are raising funds for Shelterbox. A British charity provides emergency shelter and lifesavings supplies for families around the world who are affected by disasters, at a time when they need it the most. Also many thanks to everyone who came along to January’s coffee morning and a special thanks to the ‘Mystery Donor’ for their contribution to the sum of £142 which was raised for the National Autistic Society. The sum of £70.00 was also raised for the Andrea Kearney Fund.
Justice and Peace: Enough Food for Everyone If.. SCIAF and Justice and Peace Scotland are among the groups supporting this major UK wide campaign to focus the G8’s attention on world hunger this year. In Scotland the campaign also recognises the Scottish government’s proven commitment to international development and urges action to: increase the Scottish Climate Change Fund, continue promoting Fair Trade, advocate for improved land tenure rights for the poor and international tax transparency, increase understanding here of the complex causes of hunger and target aid better. Much more information is on www.enoughfoodif.org/Scotland.
The National Annual White Mass for Health Care Workers—Will take place in St. Andrew’s Metropolitan Cathedral in Glasgow on Sunday 10th February at 12.00 noon.
Leprosy—Anyone interested in purchasing raffle tickets for Leprosy and helping out residents at Canniesburn raise fund for a very worthy cause, please call/text Pat O’Shea on 07922106374.
Lent Station Masses 2013.—Archbishop Tartaglia will celebrate Mass in each of the nine deaneries of the Archdiocese during Lent—Our Local North West Deanery Mass will take place at St. Lawrence’s on Thursday 28th March at 7.30 p.m. Please note that therefore Stations of the Cross and the Lent Evening Mass here at St. Andrew’s on that evening are cancelled.
The Newman Association (Glasgow) - The Angry Church—See notice in porch of the church.
Altar Servicers Awards—23rd/24th Feb