thus he shows sinners the way.
He guides the humble to justice,
and teaches the humble his way."
Soup Run – This Friday 6th October at 7.00 p.m. in Lower Hall. Donations of soup, sandwiches, soft fruit, biscuits etc. most welcome. Any queries, please call Phyllis on 570 1343
Gospel Reflection Sessions - Monday 2nd, after the 10am Mass in the Upper Hall. The session will reflect on the Gospel Reading for the upcoming Sunday. If you can, please join us for tea/coffee and a reflective and enjoyable discussion.
St A 29 Club Renewal Letters To help reduce postage costs our fundraising 29 Club renewal letters (in alphabetical order) be picked up in Porch after Mass.Your support is very much appreciated and new members very welcome to join. Our next £1000 draw will take place around our St Andrew’s day celebrations. Come and Join Us!! Contact Brian Donnelly on 942-6085
Celebrating the Centenary of the 1918 Education Act. Catholic Education Dinner – Grand Central Hotel. Friday, 2nd Feb 2018. £45. (Table of 10 - £420) To book, contact 226 5898 Christine.Burke@rcag.org.uk See noticeboard for more details.
Musicians and Cantors - there will be a meeting at 7pm this Thursday 5th Oct, followed by a short period of prayer and quiet reflection in the church,
October Devotions - Rosary and Benediction Sundays at 4.30pm
Meet some of Scotland’s new priests. 12 priestly ordinations this year in Scotland – a 20-year high. The last year with that number of ordinations was 1997. Pick up a Priests for Scotland leaflet, and a Prayer card for Vocations.
Mass for Newly-Married Couples – the Archbishop will celebrate Mass for all couples married in the last few years next Sunday 8th October at 3pm in St Andrew’s Cathedral. All the recently married are most welcome, as are their family and friends.
Evening Pilgrimage to Carfin for St Joseph’s and St Andrew’s – Friday 13th October. Bus will leave at 6.30pm at Milngavie Post Office. All are very welcome.
Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated for P7 pupils of St Andrew’s and St Joseph’s Parishes in St Joseph’s Church 7pm 6th February 2018.
Our Parish Library has a very extensive range of books and DVDs covering a wide variety of religious topics. We would like to encourage you to have a look at the books and DVDs.
The Legion of Mary - new members always welcome. Meets on Mondays at 4pm in the Hut. The Legion, over the course of the next few months, will be visiting this year’s First Holy Communion families. Divine Mercy Novena is prayed weekdays after morning Mass in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. All most welcome.
Safeguarding Training. who work in the parish with children and/or vulnerable adults, who haven’t previously attended relevant safeguarding training, are asked to attend Monday 9th October at 7.00—9.00 p.m. in St. Paul’s, Whiteinch. To book, please contact email@example.com or telephone 226 5898.
Save the date – Saturday, 25th November. St Andrew’s 50th Anniversary. Music Night with Parish Musicians. More details soon.
Children’s Choir – November 12th
December 3rd (Golden Jubilee Mass 10.30am)
December 10th & 17th 10am mass and Kelvin Choir concert 3pm
Dec 25th (Christmas Mass)
All at 10am unless otherwise stated.
Any queries, please contact Annamaria Strachan 041 942 9799 or 07749715514.
SPRED are looking for practical support, and aof meetings for potential new volunteers will be held on four consecutive Tuesday evenings starting Oct 3rd at the SPRED centre in Provanmill. If you are interested, or perhaps even just curious, why not go along and find out more? - there’s no commitment at this stage. More information from Catherine (942 6984) or Lorna (942 0696)
Altar Servers.Any young member of the Parish who would like to become an Altar Server is invited to contact Chris Sanders (942 7519) or Fr. Mackle or Mgr Ryan, who will gladly take your details.This invitation is aimed particularly at those children in last year’s P IV who made their First Holy Communion last May.Training sessions are planned to start as soon after the mid-October half-term as practicable.
Primary Three Parents intending to present their child for the Sacraments of Reconciliation, First Holy Communion, and Confirmation, please complete an enrolment form available in the porch and return it by 13th October.
Mass of Commitment for Primary Three families will be at 10am on Sunday 29th October.
Upcoming Meetings: Bereavement Support Group – 7pm 2nd Oct; SVDP – 7pm 2nd Oct; Justice & Peace – 7pm 5th Oct; Musicians & Cantors – 7pm 5th Oct; 50th Anniversary Planning – 7pm 9th Oct
Dementia Friends Session - All most welcome, especially those who visit the housebound and elderly i.e. EMHCs, LOM & SVDP. Monday 9th Oct at 11am Lower Hall. Contact Anne O’Donnell on 946 0966 or ao’firstname.lastname@example.org.
Raised planter at the front of the church – please see, on the noticeboard, a sketch of the plan for patio and bench in this area with a St Andrew theme.
Scottish Country Dancing is recognised as an excellent way to get and stay fit.It’s also very sociable and great fun.No special footwear required; no need to come with a partner.There are classes in the area.Anyone interested or for more information, please contact Chris on 942 7519.
What’s on the next few months? Sunday 22nd October – Coffee Morning; Sunday 29th October – Mass of Commitment for P3 Families; Sunday 29th Oct – Youth NET Ministry Golden Jubilee Retreat; Sunday 19th Nov – Coffee Morning & Jubilee Christmas Fair; Saturday 25th Nov – St Andrew’s Music Night with Parish Musicians.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Each Saturday from 10.30am until 12.30p.m. Please consider coming to spend some time in adoration and prayer each Saturday.
Drumchapel food bank - all items left in the porch are taken each Monday to the foodbank. Many thanks.
Upcoming Special second collections – Mission Sunday – 22nd October s
Assisted Parishes – 12th November
White Flower – 26th November
Arts in Autumn – Pick up an events leaflet from the porch or visit www.agap.org.uk Open auditions 12th Oct 7pm at St Mungo’s, Townhead for “Mungo: Legend of Glasgow’s Saint” – Contact 552 5527 or email@example.com
Schoenstatt Events – Annual Re-Crowning Pilgrimage 22nd Oct 3.000 pm. Half-Day Retreat 7th Nov. 10.30am – 1.00 pm. For more details, see porch noticeboard.
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Paul Morton, Dante Biagioi, Louise Dolan, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Joseph McDermid, Charlie Harper, Paul Sheridan, John Gerard Miller, Maureen MacIntosh, Michelle Rajab, Matthew Craig, Maurice Boyce, Margaret Kieran, Maura Murphy, Maria Giovanazzi, Clare MacTavish, Jim Cameron, Mary Magovern, Jackie McCann, Vikki Allinson, Eileen Brown, Annamaria McGill, Shona Doherty, Michael Moss, Mary Silcock.
Recently Dead—Daisy Parke, Remo Pacitti
Anniversaries--John Francis Gilbey, Kitty McKnight