you have shown you can be faithful in small things,
I will trust you with greater.."
Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time— “Well done, good and faithful servant…” How are you called to use your talents? If Christ may be inviting you to faithful service as a priest or consecrated religious, contact Fr. W. Donnelly, or the Archdiocesan Director of Priestly Vocations, Right Rev. Mgr. John Gilmartin 01412 882 1024, email at VG@rcag.org.uk or email Fr. Andrew McKenzie at Priests for Scotland firstname.lastname@example.org. See www.priestsforscotland.org
Commemoration of the Faithful Departed, November- All names may be recorded in the memorial book as usual. The book will be at the Sanctuary throughout November.
November Lists—Are available through your Messenger and at the porch of the Church. Please return them to the box provided.
Evening Masses—On the Tuesdays of November for all the Faithful Departed at 7pm in addition to 10am each weekday.
Dates for the Children’s Choir—13th November, 20th November, 11th December, 18th December—ALL AT 10AM MASS and 11th December—Family Advent Service at 3pm. And 10.00 a.m. Mass on Christmas Morning.
Choral Group—invite new members to join the existing group. Preparations are beginning for Christmas—practice will be held on Wednesdays , 16th November , 30th November, 7th December, 14th December, 21st December—All at 8.00 p.m. in the church. The ~Choral Group will also sing at the Parish Workers Mass on the Feast of St. Andrew—30th November at 7.30 p.m. Contact Susan Morrison for information 563 7959.
Confirmation— Wednesday 9th November at 7.30 p.m. (Group 1)
Thursday 17th November at 7.30 p.m. (Group 2)
Youth and the Liturgy—The young people will assist with the Liturgy at 12 noon Mass on Sunday 20th November.
Ceilidh—To celebrate Feast of St. Andrew—Saturday 3rd December at 7.30 in the Upper Hall. Bar, Fish Supper Ticket £10.00. Great ceilidh band. Contact D. MacLean 587 7319 on sale now.
Charity Christmas Fair—Our Charity Christmas Fair will take place on Sunday 20th November after 10.00 a.m. and 12 noon Masses in the Upper Hall. This event will be the biggest we have ever hosted! In addition to our own Piety Stall, there will also be cards, wrapping paper and gifts from the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre, SCIAF, the Cystic Fibrosis Trust and Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres, and SPUC. Proceeds from the tea and coffee will go to The National Autistic Society. Please join us! Donations of home baking for the event would be most welcome (no nuts please)
New Exercise Classes.—Several new exercise classes have recently started in the halls. These are a Zumba class in the Upper Hall on Saturdays from 11—12 and pilates classes in the Lower Hall on a Tuesday morning from 11—noon, Wednesday morning from 9 30—10 30 and a Thursday evening from 8 15—9 15. New members are most welcome. For further details on these lets, together with any other enquiries on current events in the halls or for booking the hall for your own family or other event, please contact Gordon Reid 07528 425 698.
Ecumenical Service of Remembrance—For those who have died through drug/alcohol related problems—Thursday 17th November at 7 30pm at St Alphonsus Church, London Road, Glasgow, G40.
Liturgy Group—Meeting in preparation for Christmas at the presbytery on Tuesday 22nd November at 7 30pm.
Assisted Parishes Collection—Second collections 12/13th November
First Sunday of Advent—27th November— We celebrate the RCIA Rite of Acceptance at 12 noon Mass. Please pray for Norma Donohoe and all the RCIA Team.
Cantor’s Meeting—There will be a meeting for cantors on Sunday 20th November at 2 30pm in the church to look at the music for the new liturgy. Anyone interested in joining the cantors’ group is very welcome to attend. Contact Paul Donnelly 943 0975.