"May the Lord bless you and keep you.
May the Lord let his face shine on you and be gracious to you.
May the Lord uncover his face to you and bring you peace."
Solemnity of the Epiphany—Sunday, 8th January—a day of prayer for peace—special collections for Justice & Peace. The children who have been baptised in the parish over the last year, together with their parents and sponsors, are invited to mark the occasion with a celebration at 12 noon Mass today and afterwards at the Upper Hall. Please return the reply slips to help with catering. Thank you. Today marks the end of Christmastide this year.
The Western Catholic Calendar—For 2012 is now on sale in the Piety Stall priced £2. 90.
Legion of Mary WAYSIDE CLUB—Thanks you all for your magnificent response to our Christmas appeal for gifts and sleeping bags for our Patrons, all of whom have been touched by the generosity of the people of Greater Glasgow and beyond. Maureen Davie.
25th Anniversary Events for January and February—As part of our year long celebration of the church building’s 25th Anniversary, the Parish Pastoral Council has arranged three great events during January and February. These include, a quiz night on Friday 20th January, a Fish and Fizz night on the evening of Saturday 4th February, and a youth mass and musical evening on Saturday 25th February. Further details on each of these events will be available early in the New Year, but in the meantime, make this your first appointments in your new diary for 2012. For more information, please contact Stewart Ballingal (942 5679) or Gordon Reid (563 9717).
Sacrament of Reconciliation (First Confession) - Parents meeting for those presenting children this year— at the Upper Hall on Thursday, 12th February at 7 30pm.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity—Service at Baljaffray Parish Church on Sunday 22nd January . Speaker Elaine Duncan, Chief Executive of the Bible Society.
Unity Supper— Wednesday 18th January at New Kilpatrick New Halls—speaker Mgr. Paul Conroy, Secretary of the Bishops Conference of Scotland.
Every Blessing and Prosperity for 2012