and give us your saving help."
This Sunday is Sea Sunday, when the Church prays for all those who live and work at sea. The second collection will be taken up for Apostleship of the Sea. For information about AoS’s work, visit www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk AoS has produced a three-minute video clip which shows how the Church, through AoS, cares for and supports seafarers who bring goods and services to people all over the world. It can be watched on You Tube channel www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhIEXFgxMQI
Evening Pilgrimage to Carfin for St Joseph’s and St Andrew’s – tomorrow Monday, 13th July. Bus will leave at 6.30pm at the Post Office in Milngavie and return at 9.30pm. All are very welcome. The evening will include Rosary Procession, Holy Mass and Benediction. Organised by the Legion of Mary. Next evening pilgrimage will be Thursday, 13th August.
Prisoner Support Programme – The Low Moss Chaplaincy Team is looking for volunteers who are interested in working with prisoners and ex-offenders on their release from jail. Volunteers will receive free training with ongoing support and supervision. Please see flyer in porch or contact Hugh Foy email@example.com for more details.
Re-decoration of the church and re-carpeting of the sanctuary – Approved Project Status has been granted for this project, the approximate cost of which is £22,000. As an Approved Project, all fund-raising and donations are exempt from the diocesan levy. How about holding or organising a fundraising event to raise money for this parish project?
Catholic TV & Radio in your home and everywhere. Tune in at wwwewtn.co.uk or at SKY and SKY Freesat 589 or BBC Freesat for events and social celebrations from the Vatican, news and commentary, children’s hour (Mon - Fri, 4 - 5pm), films, documentaries, music, daily live Mass, rosary, prayers and reflections and much more.
Interested in becoming a Catholic? – RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adult), a programme of catechesis and instruction which prepares adults for the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist will begin in the autumn. Speak to Fr. Mackle or Monsignor Ryan if you would like to know more about RCIA and the Catholic faith.
Discerning a Vocation to the Priesthood? 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 (2nd Fri of the month) please contact Vocations Director, Fr Campbell, firstname.lastname@example.org (339 4315)
Catholic Newspapers – Scottish Catholic Observer, Catholic Universe, Catholic Times and Flourish on sale in the porch.
St Margaret's Children and Family Care Society are hosting a Charity ball in Glasgow on Saturday, 19 September to celebrate their 60th anniversary and raise funds for post adoption services. If you wish to purchase tickets, or can be of assistance with raffle/auction/sponsorship, or would simply like more information, please contact Joanne Hearl on 332 8371 or email@example.com
My Parish Selfie - This summer, AGAP is offering you the chance to take part in a fun photo challenge! Anyone in any parish in the Archdiocese of Glasgow can snap a selfie and email it to us for a chance to win a £20 voucher for Amazon.co.uk. It’s not a serious photography competition – it’s just a bit of fun! Prizes will go to the quirkiest, boldest, cleverest entries – so go on, get snapping! Entries will be displayed in our September Exhibition in the AGAP Gallery space in St Patrick’s, Anderston and we’ll also display some Online via our website and social media so make sure that you consent to your image being used in this way before you enter. Closing date: 24th August 2015. How to enter: Take a photo with your phone or camera featuring any parish in the Archdiocese of Glasgow. Email it to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and your parish’s name. It could be anything – a special event in your parish, a pic from your First Communion, Confirmation or Wedding or a snap of your parish youth club, quiz team or whatever! Use your imagination and try to snap something original! Entrants under 18 years must have parental consent before entering.
Maryhill Food Bank – During school holidays, many families will be under extra stress as the children will not have school meals. In the past, the parish have been extremely generous and we ask now for your continued support. Thank you.
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion who are on the Vigil / Sunday rota - a date for your diary. Please note there will be a meeting in the church on Sunday, 6th September at 1pm.
Youth 2000 Summer Festival - 27 to 31 August - a 5 day Prayer Festival, held in Walsingham, Norfolk. The Festival is packed with dynamic talks, live-band worship, powerful prayer times, fun social activities, creative workshops, in-depth discussions, evening entertainment and loads more. With top speakers from the USA and all over the UK, Youth 2000 events are primarily for 16 - 35 year olds. If you are in this age range and looking for answers to the big questions in life, then this retreat is for you! For more information please see: www.youth2000.org There will be a bus leaving from Glasgow. Cost of £50. If you are interested in booking your place on the bus please contact Kate Towie on 07947850983 or email@example.com
Legion of Mary – 7.30 p.m. in the Hut every Tuesday. All most welcome.
Coordinator required - If anyone would be interested in taking on the role of co-ordinator of Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, for a fixed term of 2 years from September, could they please say to Frank Bonnar or Fr Mackle. It involves drawing up the rota every quarter and sending it out to all by email, and also attending the liturgy group meetings (four times a year).
Padre Pio Prayer Group – Every Monday at 7.00 p.m. All are very welcome.
Mass attendance – 4th / 5th July – 410
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Margaret McGuire, Paul Morton, Mamie Bradie, Dante Biagioi, Peter Crainie, Margaret Merilees, Betty Clark, Hil Black, Karen Hopper (Livingston), Paul Connolly, Louise Dolan, Sheila McCallum, Rosemary McLean, Elizabeth McCusker, Stuart Harvey, Mick Henry, Sheena Smith, Charlie Melly, Steven Byrne, Mark Greenlees, Samatha Harkins, Gilbert O’Rourke, Denis Campbell, Ronald Coia, Valentina Colaluca, Christine Turner, Dennis Haughey, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Michael Docherty, Maureen Scott, Claud Lambie.
Recently Dead—Audrey Workman, Margo Wilson, Mary Cox, Allan MacDonald, Helen Smith, Sian Hemmings, Ann Morrison, David Munro, Sadie Crawford, Alex Bauld, Mary McMurray.
Anniversaries--Elizabeth Donohoe, Bridget Baillie, Elizabeth Taylor, Rosina Guidi.