and bring a harvest through perseverance."
Sea Sunday - 10th July when the Church prays for all those who live and work at sea. A second collection will be taken up for Apostleship of the Sea. For information about AoS’s work, visit www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk
The 2016 Homeless World Cup starts this Sunday through to the 16th July. For the whole week, George Square will be converted into an outdoor street football venue with 64 teams, representing 52 countries coming together to celebrate and highlight the year round life changing work of the Homeless World Cup National Partner network. Three pitches with seating - entry is free. Visit homelessworldcup.org
Evening Pilgrimage to Carfin for St Joseph’s and St Andrew’s – this Wednesday, 13th. Bus will leave at 6.30pm at the Post Office in Milngavie and return at 9.30pm. All are very welcome. August evening pilgrimage will be Saturday, 13th.
Are you interested in becoming a Catholic? Not baptised? Baptised in another faith? RCIA, the process by which adults are received into the Catholic Church, will begin in the autumn. If you have any questions about receiving the Sacraments as an adult, or if you would like to know more about RCIA and the Catholic faith, call 942 4635 or email email@example.com
22nd July at 10.30am – Evangelisation / Census
25th July at 7pm – Youth commission
29th July at 10.30am – Reachout
1st August at 7pm – 50th Planning
22nd August at 7pm – Bereavement Support
1st Sept at 7pm – Baptism Preparation
5th Sept at 10.30am – Ongoing Faith Formation
6th Sept at 7pm – Liturgy Group
8th Sept at 7pm – Fabric & Finance
15th Sept at 7pm – PPC
Proposed design for the new primary school was unveiled recently. Comments may be made to East Dunbartonshire Council up until early autumn by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or phoning 0300 123 4510
Altar Servers. Any young member of the Parish who would like to become an Altar Server is invited to contact Chris Sanders (942 7519) or Fr. Mackle or Mgr Ryan, who will gladly take your details. This invitation is aimed particularly at those children in P IV who have just made their First Holy Communion. Training sessions will start after school summer holidays.
19 more parishioners signed up in the recent Gift Aid drive. Gift Aid Donations for 2015/16 were £61,316. Previous year’s were £59,057. We await a tax repayment from HMRC for the 2015/16 donations. Do you pay tax? Do you Gift Aid? If you’re a UK taxpayer, Gift Aid increases the value of your offering by allowing the parish to reclaim the basic rate of tax on your offering at no extra cost to you. That’s 25p for every £1 donated. If you would like to Gift Aid your offering, please pick up a form from the porch.
Day Trip to Carfin for the National Pilgrimage Mass and Rosary Procession. Sunday, September 4th. Bus will leave from Roman Road at 1pm and return 7.30pm. Cost £3. Please sign sheet in porch, if you would like to go.
Support in bereavement Group is willing to help anyone seeking assistance. If you have suffered a bereavement (not necessarily recently) and feel you could benefit from talking to someone about it, please call 942 4635.
Pauline Books and Media – is moving from Royal Exchange Square to Saint Enoch’s Square this week. The new shop will be opposite the Saint Enoch Shopping Centre, next to Maplin. Please continue to support the apostolate of Catholic media in their new location.
Drumchapel Foodbank As school meals are not provided during school holidays, many families are under additional pressure to provide for their children. Please be generous with your welcome help. Thank you.
Do you have any photographs or other items that tell something interesting about the history of Saint Andrew's Cathedral? Can the Cathedral borrow them and make copies so that they can be shared as the Cathedral marks its 200th anniversary at the end of the year? Please email: info@cathedralG1.org or tel: 204 2409.
Prayers of Peace for Jerusalem: A short time to pray together for Israel and Palestine and for all the people who live there. Prayers will be held in Killermont Parish Church on Sunday 24 July at 7 pm.
Internal Redecoration of the church is due to be completed this Friday. Cost - £15,951. Re-carpeting the sanctuary will be sometime in the autumn. Both are an Approved Project, which means that any donations are exempt from the archdiocesan levy, which is up to 65% of net income.
Thank you to the parishioners for the £500 donated towards the cost of internal redecoration.
The Legion of Mary meets Tuesdays at 7.30pm in the Hut. New members always welcome.
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.
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Paul Morton, Dante Biagioi, Louise Dolan, Charlie Melly, Ronald Coia, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Baby Eva Berrey, Joan Davis, Margie Cornyn, Russell Rodger, Patricia Swiatek, Gilbert O’Rourke, Joseph McDermid, Charlie Harper, Alan Johnston, Martin Barnes, Bruce Davidson, Paul Sheridan, John Gerard Miller, Sheila Donnelly, Maureen MacIntosh, Davie Peacock, Lesley Cullen, Kay Reilly, Anne Rodgers, Diarmid O’Hara, Rosemary Queen
Recently Dead—Maureen Page, Rosemary O’Neil, Patricia McKeown, Pam McGaughlin, Dolly Kennedy, David Coia, Rita Murdoch, Margaret Doherty, Mrs Duffy, Mark Ritchie, Mary Frances Gerrard
Anniversaries—.Karen Nisbet, James Murray, Elizabeth Donohoe, Andre Mazoyer, David McCallum
Month’s Mind—Margaret McGuire