Masses for Christmas
Christmas Eve 5pm & 9pm (8.30pm Carol Service)
Christmas Day 10am (Children’s Choir) & 12noon
Masses for New Year
New Year's Eve – 5pm
New Year's Day - 10am & 12 noon
Advent Confessions in St Andrew’s 6pm – 7pm on Monday 19th December, ( as well as the usual Saturday and Sunday times) and in St Joseph’s at 2pm on Tuesday 20th December
Advent reflection Evening in St Joseph’s - at 7pm Thursday 15 Dec. For anyone who requires transport, please enter your details on the sheet in the porch.
Festive Teas and Coffees -Sun 18th Dec. Please join us for mince pies and tea/coffee/mulled wine in the Upper Hall after 10am Mass. This month we will be raising funds for the St Nicholas Care Fund, (which helps so many different kinds of good causes).
Veronica McLaughlin and volunteers
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – each Saturday from 10.00am until 11.00am with confessions throughout.Please consider coming to spend time in adoration and prayer.
Remember in your prayers – Gemma, Millie and Eleanor who are all journeying through RCIA to receive the Sacraments and become Catholic this Easter.
Archbishop Nolan will celebrate a “Month’s Mind” Mass for Archbishop Conti in St Andrew’s Cathedral on Thursday 22nd December at 1pm. All are most welcome.
Drumchapel Foodbank-Holiday Closure Last delivery before Christmas is Wed 21st Dec. Re-opens 28th/29th Dec for 2 days. Re-opens Wed 4th Jan. More than 30 bags were delivered in week ending Friday 2nd Dec. Many thanks for all donations this year.
St Andrew's is now registered with easyfundraising, which means you can raise FREE donations for the parish every time you shop online. Over 7,000 brands will donate to us when you use easyfundraising to shop with them – at no extra cost to yourself!
Please take a moment to sign up and support us on this link.
Thank you so much!
Catholic Social Teaching Thought for the Week - Sunday 11 DecemberIt is no use saying that we are born two thousand years too late to give room to Christ. Nor will those who live at the end of the world have been born too late. Christ is always with us, always asking for room in our hearts. Servant of God Dorothy Day
Pilgrimage to Knock 18th April 2023. £699.00 per person sharing. Price includes flight, all transfers, 4 nights’ in Knock House Hotel with full board. All entertainment and excursions included. Contact Patricia on 07740 175557 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Andrew’s lunch club - Thurs 15th Dec 12.30pm. Great the numbers attending are growing, but it means we are looking for more helpers. If you are able to help please contact Jim Cameron - 01419424439 or 07985129119
For women affected by separation and divorce – next meeting of this confidential and peer support group is Fri 6thJan in St Patrick's hall, Dumbarton 6pm - 8pm. All new members are most welcome. email: email@example.com
Forthcoming Special Collection – 11th Dec Caring Sunday.
Drumchapel Foodbank. Regularly your donations are dropped off at the foodbank by our parish volunteers. Thanks for continuing to give the foodbank your support. Our soup-run volunteers continue to collect donations from M&S, Byres Rd & Milngavie for delivery to Drumchapel & St Gregory’s Foodbanks, the Wayside Club & Aspire.
Parish Bulletin: Items for inclusion should be sent in by 6 p.m. on the Tuesday before publication. Copies of the bulletin are available on Facebook, Twitter, the parish website and the noticeboard in the Church porch.
The bulletin is also emailed to many of our parishioners every Sunday morning. If you do not currently receive it by email and would like to, please complete this form.
Recently Dead: Bobby Caw, Philip Donnelly, Ian Hamilton, Helen Henderson, Mary McIntyre, Alan Russell.
Anniversary: Francis Xavier Deighan, Isabelle Fallon, Maureen McGhee, Fr John McKelvie.