"So you see it was written that the Christ would suffer
and on the third day rise from the dead.
You are witnesses to this......"
Dates for the Children’s Choir—13th May 10am Mass, 20th May 10am Mass, 10th June 10am Mass, 17th June 10am Mass. Contact Annamaria Strachan 0141 942 9799, 07749715514, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Date for your Diary—Ecumenical Vespers. The Archdiocese arranges Vespers each year and invites a speaker from another Christian tradition. This year Archbishop Conti has asked to come to St. Andrew’s Bearsden on Thursday 26th April at 7pm. All welcome. The visiting invited preacher is Rev. Colin Caskie– Moderator of Dumbarton Presbytery.
Family Ceilidh—28th April—As part of our 25 year celebrations, St Andrew's is holding a family ceilidh on Saturday 28th April in the Upper Hall from 7pm—10pm. B.Y.O.B. and soft drinks and we’ll provide hot dogs and pizza. £15 per family ticket. Contact Shivonne Hayes on 942 8603/email email@example.com or Veronica Maguire on 942 0607/email firstname.lastname@example.org
Vouchers for Schools—St. Andrew’s School is collecting the Tesco Vouchers for schools, Sainsbury's “Active Kids” Vouchers and Morrisons “Let’s Grow” Vouchers and anyone wishing to donate these please deposit them in the basket on the table behind the main door, next to the Piety Stall where they will be collected periodically. Many thanks for your support.
Forty Hours Devotions—~Devotions begin here at St. Andrew’s on Sunday 22nd April from after 12 noon Mass until the Evening Holy Hour at 7.30 p.m; resuming on Monday and Tuesday 23rd/234th from after 10.00 a.m. Mass until the Holy Hours each evening at 7.30 p.m. The church will be open throughout the day during Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament for private visits and devotions The visiting preacher each evening will be Fr. Gerry Mulligan CSsR.
Saint Andrew’s Squad—For all P.4 children celebrating First Holy Communion—please come to the Upper Hall on Sunday 22nd April from 9.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. Call Margaret Hendry 563 9993 for more information.
Vocations Sunday—A day of prayer. Second collections are for the ecclesiastical Students fund—28th/29th April.
Knights of St. Columba—The Power of Prayer—See notice in the porch of the church.
Archdiocese of Glasgow—Justice and Peace Commission—International Earth Day - Is celebrated annually on 22nd April. Events are held worldwide to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. Catholic Social teaching remind us that we are stewards, called by God to share the responsibility for the future of the earth and that we should work for a world in which people respect and protect all of creation and seek to live simply in harmony with it for the sake of future generations.
Catholic Nurses Guild of Scotland—International Nurses Day Mass—See notice in the porch of the church.
The Newman Association (Glasgow)—Thoughts on Scottish Independence: Contingency, Circumstance and the Claims of Pasts (and Poets) See notice in the porch of the church.
Association of Bearsden Churches—We are coming to Bearsden Town Hall on Tuesday 3rd July with our Savour the Flavour—The African Kitchen Tour event. The evening will consist of cookery demonstrations using fairly traded African and Co-operative produce. We hope these events will be interesting and informative as well as highlighting Scotland’s ambition to become a Fair Trade nation. Our events are free to Co-op Members and guests.
The Glorious Sounds of Brass—12th May—To help celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the opening of the church building, the Co-operative Funeralcare Brass Band will be performing in the Upper Hall at 7.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th May. The band has proved to be the most successful band in the history of Scottish Brass Band Music. They have won the Scottish Championship 30 times and during the 1990’s, twice won the National Championship of Great Britain—the only Scottish band ever to win this prestigious championship. They are the current Scottish Champions and promise an exciting and different evening entertainment. Tickets priced at £5.00 (kids are free) are available by calling our dedicated ticket hot line on 07543 628 909. All profits will be donated to Mary’s Meals. If you require any further details on this event, please call Gordon Reid on 563 9717.