listen to him."
Some Golden Jubilee events
6th April - Lenten Musical Evening with the Motherwell Choir
10th April - Ecumenical Stations of the Cross
16th April - Art and Photography exhibition
7th May - Jubilee Walk
12th May - Social evening with various dignitaries and Lisbon Lions
19th May - Formal opening of Jubilee Garden
24th May - Big Band Night
3rd June - Start of one week Jubilee Parish Retreat
11th June - Golden Jubilee BBQ
1st July - Monsignor Ryan's Golden Jubilee of Ordination
25th August - Jubilee Retreat to Iona
Stations of the Cross - Fridays at 7pm during Lent.
Lentfest 10th anniversary events programme available in the porch. Visit www.lentfest.co. uk An imaginative fusion of faith and the arts.
Deanery Station Mass with Archbishop Tartaglia will take place in St Joseph’s, Faifley on Tuesday 28th March at 7pm. All most welcome.
3 Lenten Reflection sessions on the Gospel readings - in the upper hall Mondays 13th, 20th & 27th March, after 10am Mass. Approx 45mins with tea/coffee available. All most welcome.
Remember in your prayers, Karen, Mark and John, who are journeying through RCIA process of becoming Catholics this Easter.
Motherwell Choir Concert - Thursday 6th April at 7.30pm in St Andrew’s Church. A musical reflection on the Passion and Death of Our Lord. Tickets including refreshments £5. Call 942 4635 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Part of our 50th anniversary celebrations
First Confessions - Primary Three Sacrament of Reconciliation - Dates and Times - During The Season of Lent (4th March – 9th April)Saturdays 10.30am – 11.00am; & 5.15pm – 5.45pm; Sundays 9.15 – 9.40am.
As part of marking our parish's 50th, we have a selection of Mass cards in the piety stall, designed by Siobhan McLaughlin, each with a feature of St Andrew's church.
50th Anniversary Jubilee Art Exhibition. If you have an easel you could lend, it would be very much appreciated. All artwork should be handed in at the Sacristy no later than Palm Sunday, 9th April. Thank you. Catherine Dunipace email@example.com
Thank you – Agnes Donnelly would like to express her sincere thanks to all those many parishioners who sent cards and best wishes and offered prayers for her full recovery following her recent heart attack. A very special thank you to all members of St Andrew’s Parent Council for their beautiful cards, candle and magnificent floral arrangement.
SCIAF Stations of the Cross - an interactive and multi media meditation on Our Lord's journey - for parishes of the cluster at St Joseph’s, Milngavie, on Sunday 26th March at 5pm. All most welcome.
Coffee Morning - Please come along and join us for a cuppa, a chat and some delicious home baking on Sunday, 19th March after 10am Mass in the Upper Hall. This month we will be raising funds for Inclusive Skating. This charity hopes to hold the first World Inclusive Skating Championships and has created local family based clubs for disabled children and their families to skate and receive crucial respite care and support. They also run annual events that they hope will ultimately lead to World Inclusive Skating Championships and the inclusion of ice skating in the Paralympics. They strive to work as efficiently as possible, so all donations will go directly towards helping disabled ice skaters and their families. Thanks also to all who came along to last month's coffee morning. The sum of £110 was raised for The National Autistic Society of Scotland.
This weekend’s Youth Summit Event at Blessed John Duns Scotus Parish has had to be cancelled, due to safety concerns regarding the football match being held nearby. The next Summit event on Sunday 14th of May will go ahead as scheduled.
The Well - Lenten Reflection for Young people (16+) with Archbishop Tartaglia on Thursday 16th of March at 7pm in Eyre Hall, Clyde St.
To mark the 30th anniversary of the Dedication and Opening of the Church on 15th March, 1987, tea, coffee, sandwiches and cakes (all free) will be served in the hall after this Wednesday’s 10am Mass. All most welcome. If you can spare some time to help set up the hall on Tuesday evening, please gather at 9.30pm.
Children’s Choir - 12th & 19th March; 14th & 21st May; 11th & 18th June. Any queries, please contact Annamaria Strachan 01419429799/07749715514 - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Youth Net Ministry Retreat, due to be held this weekend, unfortunately has had to be cancelled. The Net Ministry team regret to say that their plans had to change, as they wouldn’t be free to be in Scotland for the weeks leading up to Easter. The Youth Net Ministry Retreat scheduled for Sunday 29th October, we are pleased to say, is still due to take place here in St Andrew’s Parish.
St Andrew’s Primary PTA St Patrick's Day Family Celebration Frid17th March, 6pm - 9pm in the Upper Hall. Includes disco, Irish dancing demonstrations by some of our very talented pupils, party games, tuck shop and a Mother's Day hamper raffle. Tickets include a buffet - £10 for adults and £5 for children aged 3 - 12 inclusive and 2s and under are free (BYOB). All welcome - contact either Siobhan McManus on 07850 212951 or Suzanne Gahagan on 07757 383843. Tickets available in the Piety Stall.
Christian Vocation – Parish Cluster Lenten Talk by Monsignor John Hughes this Thursday 16th March, 7:00 – 8:30 pm in the Upper Hall. Monsignor Hughes will focus on our Christian Vocation, living out our baptismal calling and Pope Francis’ untiring call for us all to be compassionate. He'll also use the artwork of Caravaggio and Brueghel to help illustrate the talk, followed by a short piece of prose by WH Auden. Tea and coffee will be served and there will be an opportunity for discussion and questions at the end of the evening. All most welcome.
Drumchapel Foodbank – All items such as cans of food, pasta and toiletries are gratefully received. Collection boxes are taken every Monday morning.
Lenten Gospel Reflections – 13th & 20th March at 10.30am
Parish Pastoral Council – 13th March at 7pm
Legion of Mary – 14th March at 7.30pm
Lenten Talk – 16th March at 7pm
Bereavement Support Group – 20th March at 7pm
School Council – 21st March at 7pm
Youth Ministry - 27th March at 7pm
50th Planning – 27th March at 7pm
Fabric & Finance – 30th March at 7pm
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Paul Morton, Dante Biagioi, Louise Dolan, Ronald Coia, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Gilbert O’Rourke, Joseph McDermid, Charlie Harper, Bruce Davidson, Paul Sheridan, John Gerard Miller, Maureen MacIntosh, Michelle Rajab, Matthew Craig, Maurice Boyce, Margaret Kieran, Maura Murphy, Isabelle Cox, Maria Giovanazzi, Clare MacTavish.
Recently Dead—Nan Hennan, Gordon Wallace, Mary McCallion, Charles Coyle
Anniversaries—Fred & Sadie Moss, Mary & Pat Toner, Dr. J.A. (Tony)Boyle, Graham Jackson.
Month’s Mind—Brid Duffy