Even the wind and sea obey him."
Welcome to Fr Matthew, who is visiting Scotland and our parish this weekend. He is particularly keen to visit St Andrew’s as one of our Coffee Mornings raised some money for his school in northern India, St Thomas Convent School, Sandholi, Pehowar, in the Diocese of Chandigarh.
Coffee Morning after 10 am Mass today. Please come along and join us. This will be the last coffee morning before the holidays. Once again, thank you so much for all your support and we wish you ' happy holidays' when they come. David and Veronica Maguire…..also, many thanks to everyone who came along to our last coffee morning in April. The sum of £150 was raised for littlebigafrica.org
Fr Donnelly celebrates the Golden Jubilee of his Ordination to the Priesthood on 29th June. Our many congratulations and all our good wishes to Father Donnelly and may the days ahead be filled with many blessings.
Last chance to see AGAP’s acclaimed production of “The Martyrdom of St John Ogilvie”. There will be one final performance on Thurs 16 July at 7.30pm in St Michael’s Hall, 1350 Gallowgate. Parkhead. Tickets £5 under 16s £2) available from AGAP 0141 554 1333 or www.agap.org.uk/even
Maryhill Food Bank – During school holidays, many families will be under extra stress as the children will not have school meals. In the past, the parish have been extremely generous and we ask now for your continued support. Thank you.
Youth 2000 Summer Prayer Festival for young adults. 27th - 31st August at Walsingham. . Coach leaving from Glasgow. See poster in porch for more details or visit www.youth2000.org
Youth Evangelisation Team. There are more youth retreats in the pipeline for our parish. 24th Oct for 12 – 16 years. Format: Youth Vigil Mass followed with catechesis, witness statement and a social in the hall. Also, themed retreats with P6/7 pupils reflecting the “This Is Our Faith” curriculum. More information will be provided at the start of the new school year.
We had an incident in the hall on Thursday 11th June in which contents were stolen from a handbag. This happened shortly after the morning Mass. We would remind everyone please do not leave any valuables unattended in the hall or in the church. Handbags are not always safe in the church. You may wish to take your handbag with you as you go up for holy communion.
Emmaus Glasgow provides living and workspace for up to 24 previously homeless companions and is located in Hamiltonhill. Donations of furniture welcome. Call Celia 342 4089. Van Mon—Sat to collect for free.
Like to train and become a Parish Catechist? If you would like to apply for this two-year part-time course, sponsored by the parish, and train to become a parish catechist, speak to Fr Mackle. This course is also suitable for those who wish to study for their own purposes. For further information, contact the RE Dept on 226 5898 / Christine.BInformation evening - Tuesday, 16th June at 7.30pm in the Archdiocesan Offices. All are welcome.
Alzheimer's Scotland - an opportunity for anyone suffering from Dementia and their Carer to have a free break anywhere in Scotland. If you would like to apply please contact Angi Inch on 07976 618419 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Bishops Conference of Scotland is reluctantly having to cancel “Catholic Youth Festival Stirling 2015” due to a lack of up-take on a National level.
The pilgrimage to Carfin in September will now not be taking place this year. Instead the national pilgrimage for 2015 will be on the 4th July at Kynoch Park, Keith, the birthplace of St John Ogilvie, as part of the celebrations for the 400th anniversary of his martyrdom. The day, "showcasing Catholic life" will begin at 12 noon. Mass will be celebrated at 3pm.
Catholic Pilgrimage Conference – New Dawn in Scotland. 6th – 10th July at St Andrew’s, Madras College. Annual Rosary Procession and Open Air Mass on the 9th. For further information, visit www.newdawninscotland.com and see poster in the porch.
WYD 2016 Krakow. 25th – 31st July 2016. To find out more about World Youth Day, visit www.krakow2016.com or pick up a leaflet from the porch. We would like to give as many young as possible from St Andrew’s the opportunity to attend.
Interested in becoming a Catholic? Not baptised? Baptised in another faith?
The RCIA Programme (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) will begin in the autumn. RCIA is the process by which adults are received into the Catholic Church. The programme of catechesis and instruction prepares adults for the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist, usually celebrated at the Easter Vigil. Please speak to Fr. Mackle or Monsignor Ryan if you have any questions about receiving the Sacraments as an adult, or if you would like to know more about RCIA and the Catholic faith.
Legion of Mary - 7.30pm in the Hut every Tuesday. All most welcome.
Special Second Collections – 14th June –28th June - Peter’s Pence; 12th July – Apostleship of the Sea.
Padre Pio Prayer Group – every Monday at 7pm. All are very welcome.
Mass attendance – 13 / 14 June – 463
Maryhill Foodbank. Donations of tins and packets of food will be gratefully received.
The lower hall and disabled toilet now require re-decoration. If any painters/decorators are interested in giving us a quote please phone D. MacLean - 587 7319 to arrange a meeting in the hall to discuss arrangements.
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Margaret McGuire, Paul Morton, Mamie Bradie, Dante Biagioi, Peter Crainie, Margaret Merilees, Betty Clark, Hil Black, Karen Hopper (Livingston), Paul Connolly, Louise Dolan, Sheila McCallum, Rosemary McLean, Elizabeth McCusker, Stuart Harvey, Mick Henry, Sheena Smith, Charlie Melly, Steven Byrne, Mark Greenlees, Samatha Harkins, Gilbert O’Rourke, Margaret
Cairney, Denis Campbell, Margaret Kearney, Ronald Coia, Mary Cox, Valentina Colaluca, Christine Turner, Dennis Haughey, Douglas Dalby (Snr)
Recently Dead—James McMonagle, Frank Neeson, Marie Falvey, Mary Boyle
Anniversaries--Robina Burnett, Charles Whitelaw, Jack McRobbie, Denis John Devine, Donald MacLean, Mark Sanders, Margaret McKinnon