"I know my own sheep and my own know me."
Forty Hours Devotions—Begins here at St. Andrew’s after 12 noon Mass on Sunday 21st April until the Evening Service at 5.00 p.m., resuming on Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd after 10.00 a.m. Mass until the Evening Services at 7.00 p.m. The Guest Preacher will be Father Peter Dowling of the Blessed Sacrament Fathers. The church will be open as usual during the day for prayer and visits.
Coffee Morning—After 10am mass, Sunday 21st April. Please come along and join us. Donations of home backing (no nuts please) always gratefully received. This month we are raising funds for the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice who are fundraising to set up a unit for 12-16 year olds.
Society of St. Vincent De Paul—Annual Mass to pray for the Canonisation of Blessed Frederic Ozanam on Tuesday 23rd April in St. Mungo’s Townhead, Glasgow at 7.30pm. You are invited to attend on this special evening, as we celebrate the Bi-Centenary of Blessed Frederic’s birth (Founder of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul)
Vocations Sunday—21st April—special second collections for the Ecclesiastical Students Fund.
Kelvin Choir—Mozart Requiem and a selection of choral works on Saturday 11th May at 7.30 p.m. See notice in the porch.
Mission Aviation Fellowship Coffee Morning—Saturday 11th May 2013 10.00 a.m.—12.30 p.m. at Bearsden Baptist Church—see notice in the porch.
Mary’s Meals—Appeal and Rags to Riches Clothing Collection Appeal on Sunday 26th May. The van will collect from the church after 10am and 12pm mass and will stay for approx half an hour. Please note we are only able to collect textiles—no bric-a-brac. Mary’s Meals continue to deliver hope in helping the most disadvantaged and vulnerable children and adults in various parts of the world.
St. Andrew’s Squad—For all Primary 4 children celebrating First Holy Communion this year. Please come to the Upper Hall from 9.00 a.m. till 9.45 a.m. on Sunday 28th April. Call Veronica Maguire on 0141 942 0607 for further details.
Marilla Ness—Fundraising concert for Aid to the Church in Need. St. Francis Xavier’s Church, Carfin, Thursday 9th May at 7.30pm. Tickets £10—please see notice in the porch for contact details.
St. Nicholas Care Fund—What would you do to make a difference? See notice in the porch.
Come and See—Open Day Nazareth House Cardonald Sunday 28th April—see notice in the porch.
Thinking about Diocesan Priesthood? - A retreat for enquirers who would like to know more about diocesan priesthood will take place from 6pm Friday 31st May until 2pm Saturday 1st June in the Conforti Institute Coatbridge. There are currently four young men taking part in the Seminary Applicants’ Year who will also be taking part in this event. Why not join them and take the opportunity to explore whether diocesan priesthood is for you. For more information see www.priestforscotland.org.uk To book a place on this retreat please contact your diocesan vocations director, Fr. John Keenan at Turnbull Hall, Glasgow University.
The Way Ahead Group—(A Stroke Club for Bearsden) Currently have vacancies for new members. See notice in the porch.
Trade Union Pro-Life Group—See notice in the porch.
Archdiocese of Glasgow—Adult Faith Development—Christ the King Parish, King’s Park, Monday 22nd April—see notice in the porch.
“Cardinal Carlo Martini: A Prophet for Our Times”: - A Newman Association talk will be given by Fr. Jim Lawlor of Immaculate Conception parish at 7.30pm on Thursday 25th April in St. Peter’s Church hall, Chancellor Street, Partick, Glasgow G11 5PS. (Bus to Partick Cross or subway to Kelvin Hall). Please note the change from the Newman’s usual venue. All welcome. Non-members: admission £3. Refreshments.
Catholic Nurses Guild of Scotland—International Nurses day Mass Monday 13th May 7pm Glass Chapel Carfin.
Piety Stall Rota—We are short of volunteers to assist with serving in the Piety Stall, particularly after the Vigil Mass. If you could spare 15 minutes after Mass and are aged over 16, we would really appreciate your help. The rota sheet for April, May and June is on the noticeboard at the back of the Church. Any questions please call Anne MacIntosh 931 5861 or Annamaria Strachan 942 9799.
The Piety Stall— has a large selection of Cards and gifts on sale for children receiving their First Communion.
Mission Aviation Fellowship Coffee Morning—Saturday 11th May, 10am—12.30pm at Bearsden Baptist Church. See notice in the porch.
SPRED Family Mass—On Sunday 28th April at 12noon Mass.
Turnbull Ethics—The Science of the Theology of the Body. Tuesday 7th May 7.15pm at Turnbull Hall—see notice in the porch.
Soup Run—The next soup run will be on Friday 3rd May. Donations taken at the lower hall from 7pm. Soup, sandwiches, soft fruit, biscuits etc. most welcome. Any queries please call Phyllis 0141 570 1343. Many thanks for the continuing support.
St. Margaret of Scotland Hospice—Lottery. If you are interested in taking part collect a leaflet at the Piety Stall.