Catholic Education Sunday
"You must therefore be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect".
Sacrament of Baptism—Two months notice is required to allow preparation for Baptism. Please contact Fr. Donnelly to make arrangements. Please note that the next Baptism Preparation Session for parents and godparents of children being baptised will be on Sunday 20th February from 11.30 to 14.30 at St. Andrew’s Church (Lower Hall). There will be a 30 minute break during the session so you may wish to bring a packed lunch. Tea will be provided.
St Patrick’s Night—19th March. Irish Stew, Soda Bread, Tea /Coffee. Guest Speaker Fr. Joe Mills. Full supporting cast. Tickets £15 on sale now. Phone D MacLean 587 7319. B.Y.O.B. See notice in porch.
Fund Raising Coffee Morning for Haiti Disaster — 26th February in the Upper Hall at 10.00 a.m. — 1.00. p.m. Donations for Raffle or cakes for coffee would be gratefully received. (no nuts) Contact Pat on 943 2693 or 07922106374.
L.B. Club—For all Primary 3 children celebrating the sacrament of reconciliation. Please come to the Upper Hall on Sunday 27th February from 11.00 a.m.—12 noon. Call Margaret Hendry 563 9993 for more information.
Catholic Education Sunday —20th February. Pupils from St. Andrew’s Primary and Turnbull High School will assist with the Liturgy at 10.00 a.m. Mass. Special second collections for the Catholic Education Service.
Teas and Coffee—Following 10.00 a.m Mass on Sunday 20th February 2011 will be served in the Upper Hall to celebrate Education Sunday. Donations of home baking very welcome (no nuts). We also raised over £200 for the Haiti disaster. Thank you.
The Pro Life—Meetings are restarting on Wednesday 2nd March at 7.30 p.m. in the Hut. A warm welcome is extended to anyone who is interested in learning more about the Pro Life cause in Scotland.
Adult Faith Development—Scripture and Its relationship to Life Today—presented by Noel Donnelly.
Thursday 7.30 p.m. till 9.00 p.m. — 10th February till 3rd March
St. Charles’ Kelvinside Gardens G20 6BG.
House Prayer Groups—Literature is available throughout the year for anyone wishing to start a group. The aim is for each session to be about 90 minutes and to include scripture study, reflection, discussion, prayer and workshop. For further information Tel. Ann 07929606698.
Pioneer Total Abstinence Association of the Sacred Heart—Short Term Pledge for Lent—see notice in the porch.
St. Andrew’s Bowling Club—The carpet bowls are actively seeking new members. We meet on Thursdays, 1—4pm in the Upper Hall. Afternoon tea provided. You will be made very welcome, please come and join us. For more details phone D MacLean on 587 7319.
Come Away A While—A time of quiet and reflection for parents, guardians and carers on Wednesday 2nd March, at the Archdiocesan Office, 196 Clyde Street, Glasgow. Led by Sr Laurentia Carroll and Fr Tom Kilbride, the day will begin with refreshments from 10am and end with Mass at 1 30pm. There is no charge, but bring a packed lunch. To book a place, please call 0141 226 5898 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Gonzaga Lectures 2011—The Lectures take place on the following Tuesdays in Lent—15th, 22nd, 29th March and 19th April. They start at 7 30pm, admission is free and all lectures will take place in St Aloysius’ Church. This year our speakers are Fr. J-Glenn Murray SJ, Professor Keith Ward, Professor Tina Beattie and Professor Werner Jeanrond—see notice in the church porch.
London Oratory School Schola—Will be singing in St. Aloysius’ Church on Saturday 5th March at 7 30pm. This choir has an international reputation and amongst the music performed that evening will be Roxana Panufnik’s Missa de Angelis. Admission is free. See notice in the porch.
Sacrament of Reconciliation (First Confessions) - For the school children—P3—on Saturdays 5th & 12th March at 10 30am.
Liturgy Meeting—In preparation for Lent & Easter at the presbytery on Tuesday 8th March at 7 30pm.
Ash Wednesday—9th March—Blessing & distribution of Ashes at Mass at 10am and 7 30pm.
First Sunday of Lent—13th March.First Communion—Parents meeting at the Upper Hall on Thursday 10th March at 7 30pm
SPRED Family Mass—On Sunday 13th March at 12noon Mass.
RCIA—Rite of Election at St Mary’s Calton on Sunday 13th March. Please pray for Alan McBeth, Keith Sinclair and Susan Morrison and for all the Parish Groups who are assisting them.