and the earth bring forth a saviour."
Children’s Choir—Christmas Day At 10.00 a.m. Mass. For enquiries contact Annamaria Strachan 942-9799 or 07749715514.
The Piety Stall—Has a large selection of Christmas cards and calendars. Cards for all occasions.
Visit Scotland for Marriage Website—And sign the marriage petition today.
Padre Pio Prayer Group - Meets in the church every Monday for one hour beginning at 7:00 p.m. All are very welcome
Maryhill Foodbank Collection—Continues. Please place any donations of non-perishables (tins of soup, beans, meats etc., pasta, rice, toiletries) in the containers in the porch. Many thanks.
Masses for Christmas – Christmas Eve Carol Service at 11.30pm followed by Mass at Midnight. Christmas Day Masses – 10.00am and 12.00pm.
Confessions for Christmas – as well as the scheduled times on Saturday and Sunday, there will be the following additional times – after 10am Mass and from 6pm – 7pm on 20th, 23rd and 24th December.
Poinsettias – still looking for a few more to help decorate the sanctuary for Christmas. If you would like to donate one, it would be gratefully received. Many thanks. Please hand in this weekend.
New Year’s Day Mass - 10am - Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God.
St Margaret Children and Family Care Society annual crib appeal is this year supplemented with the small box campaign. Take-home collection box available from the porch together with St Margaret’s information leaflet.
Fr.Donnelly’s Presentation—Photographs ordered by parishioners are ready for collection from the sacristy.
Hall bookings – call 0752 842 5698
Marriage and Family Life—Online consultation allows you to respond to the various questions in an anonymous way. Visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/RCAGsynodconsult Please consider responding.
Association of Bearsden Churches. Last Saturday’s Carol Singing at ASDA raised the fantastic amount of £460.46 for Robin House and Glasgow City Mission. Many thanks to all who sang or contributed by distributing leaflets or donating money. It was a great effort.
ABC Unity Supper on Wednesday 15th January in New Kilpatrick New Hall, 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Tickets £8. Call Margaret Sanders on 942 7519
Coffee Concert – Bearsden Cross Church, Sat. 11th. Jan. 2014 at 11.30 a.m.
Admission - £10.00. See poster in porch for all the details.
Special Collections for Advent & Christmas – Pro-Life – 28th / 29th December; Justice & Peace – 4th / 5th January. St Margaret Children and Family Care Society – Christmas Crib Offerings.
The SVDP is always looking for new members and, if you could feel you could spare some of your time to support us in our work, then please contact Michael Henry ( 942 1170).
The Halls Committee. Many thanks to the three parishioners who have kindly volunteered to become new members of the halls committee. Date of next meeting is Monday, 3rd February in the Hut.
The Western Catholic Calendar—For 2014 is now on sale in the Piety Stall priced £3
Celebrating St Mungo Service – 12th. January 2014 at 6.30pm at the Cathedral, High Street. The service will be enriched by dance, choral and instrumental music and young people will play a prominent part. The speaker will be Professor Tom Devine.