Had a look at the youth noticeboard recently? New photos up of Caritas and of recent Youth Retreat Days.
Catholic?Not baptised? Baptised in another faith? RCIA programme of learning and instruction will begin in the autumn. Please speak to Fr. Mackle if you would like to know more about RCIA and the Catholic faith.
The church will continue to be open until 7pm each Tues & Fri until 4 September for anyone who might want to call in for some peace and quiet prayer time.
Special second Collection this weekend: 1stJuly – Peter’s Pence. Your generosity to the Peter’s Pence collection allows the Pope to respond to our suffering brothers and sisters around the world with promptness, love and compassion, so God’s people will not feel alone in their time of misfortune.
Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated for 2018 / 2019 school year P7 pupils of St Andrew’s and St Joseph’s Parishes in St Joseph’s Church at 7pm on Thursday 29thNovember 2018.Enrolment forms available in the porch to be returned please by 19thAugust.
Our Parish Library has a very extensive range of booksand DVDs covering a wide variety of religious topics. We would like to encourage you to have a look at the books and DVDs.
Soup run -The next soup run is this Friday 6th July. Donations of soup, sandwiches, soft fruit etc can be brought to the lower hall between 6.30 and 7pm. For food hygiene purposes, ideally it would be really helpful if sandwiches could be in packs of two or four. Many thanks for all donations of sportswear and toiletries, much.
We need more volunteers so if you think you may be able to come along even on an occasional basis, please either give me a call or just come along. Veronica - 942 4775
P6 to S1 St Andrew’s & St Joseph’s Parishes. A Date for your diary. Saturday 1stSeptember from 6.30pm – 8.30pm. in St Joseph’s Hall, Milngavie. Games, Open Mic, Disco, Food & Fun.
The Caritas Award 2019 So far, five of our young parishioners have signed up.Still not too late if you would like to become a Caritas candidate. If you are interested in learning about the Caritas award, speak to Fr. Mackle or contact Elizabeth Reid firstname.lastname@example.org
“Come and see”leaflet. St Andrew’s parish receives a large number of visitors.come to attend celebrations, including First Holy Communion Masses, Baptisms and Marriages.aim as a parish is to spread the Good News in a supportive way by extending not only a very warm welcome to everyone to Church, but to reach out with a meaningful invitation to “Come and see”
Reachout – We will be twinning with St Joseph’s to produce theAdvent / Christmas Reachout. If you have any ideas or suggestions for content for this, please email John Heathj.email@example.com editorial teams of both parishes will meet soon to start making preparations.
The Legion of Mary - new members always welcome. Meets on Mondays at 4pm in the Hut. Divine Mercy Novenais prayed weekdays after morning Mass in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. All most welcome.
Padre Pio Prayer Groupmeets on Mondays at 7pm. All welcome. For information or interest, please contact Kay Dick 0141 942 7771 or Kate Hay 0141 931 5154.
The St Andrew’s Embroidery Group are working on a panel to celebrate our new school, St Nicholas. If you would like to be involved please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrate Scotland are holding a Catholic Charismatic Family Weekend at St Ninian’s High School, Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock, G46 6UG on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September following the success of last year’s event. For more information and to book, go to www.celebrateconference.org/scotland. Early bird discount for every adult ticket booked and paid for by Sunday 8th July.
20-40 Network EventsAged 20-40? Join the mailing list for details of events. email@example.comNext event - Laser Station at Soar, Braehead 14thJuly 7:15pm. Tickets £12 Email to book.
The Eco gardeners are very grateful to those who have very generously responded to their recent appeal to givesome of their time to help do a little weeding in the Spirit of Peace Jubilee Garden and in the top patio. Many thanks.
Annual Gathering for Parents: 18thAugust in St. Charles’, Paisley. This gathering is organised and run by the Scottish Catholic Education Service Parent Group.In this historic year, as we mark the centenary of our Catholic schools being run in partnership with local government, and when we see the introduction of a new Education Bill into law, it is more important than ever to promote the role of parents as the first educators of their children.This one-day event gathers parents from across all of our Dioceses and offers support, encouragement and the opportunity to talk with other parents about the challenges and joys of sharing faith with children and young people in today’s world. event is free. To organise catering and resources, please contact SCES on 0141 556 4727 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Day Trip to Carfinfor the National Pilgrimage Mass and Rosary Procession. Sunday, September 2nd. Bus will leave from the Hub at Bearsden Cross at 1pm and return 7.30pm. Cost £3. Please sign sheet in porch, if you would like to go.
Lord, Make Me Know Your Ways- Could God be calling you to serve as a priest? Please get in touch to find out more about discerning your vocation, and information about monthly evenings of discernment. Vocations Director - Fr Ross Campbell 339 4315. Email: Ross.Campbell.email@example.comVisit www.priestforscotland.org.uk
AGAP Theatre's production, "Mungo: Legend of Glasgow's Saint"will be performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th August at 1.30pm in St Patrick's Church, Cowgate (Tickets £8/£5 from www.edfringe.comor 0131-226-0000). There will be two performances in Glasgow Archdiocese ahead of this: Friday 13th July at 7.30pm in Our Lady & St George's Church Hall, Penilee and Saturday 14th July at 7.30pm in St Eunan's Church Hall, Clydebank. Tickets £5 from 0141-552-5527 or ww.agap.org.uk(Click on 'Events').
Emmaus Glasgow provides living and workspace for up to 24 previously homeless companions and is located in Hamiltonhill. of furniture welcome. Call Celia 342 4089. Mon—Sat to collect for free.
Drumchapel FoodbankAs school meals are not provided during school holidays, many families are under additional pressure to provide for their children. If you're able to bring even just one tinned meal to Mass each week over the summer months and leave in the porch, these would be very gratefully received. Many thanks.
For support, motivation and lots of fun,join our fitness classes every Wednesday in the upper hall at 10am. Call Rosemary on 01416397477 for details.
Recently Dead—Bill McKinlay, Rita Hodge, Cathy Callaghan, Christopher Dunn, Peter Coultas, George McDougall, Winnie McKillop, David Gregg.
Anniversaries--Margaret McKinnon, Annie Scott, Charlie Whitelaw, Joan Mackie, Bridget Baillie, Karen Nisbet.