Interested in becoming a Catholic? RCIA, the programme of catechesis and instruction, which prepares adults for the Sacraments, will begin after summer. Please speak to Fr. Mackle, if you would like to know more about RCIA and the Catholic faith.
With this week’s bulletin, please make sure you receive your copy of a combined 2013/14 financial report for easy comparison with the previous year.(Also available on this link - click on this green highlighted section.) The full set of financial returns are available to view on request.
A date for your diary!!! Family Fun Night - Saturday 20th September please come along and join us for a family fun night. food, bingo and quizzes to suit the whole family. in the upper hall 7 til 10.30 pm. byob. tickets - £3 per adult, £2 per child. please contact David and Veronica Maguire email@example.com or text 07884468212. Many thanks.
A very sincere thank you to Lorraine McMillan, Clare McGrory, Pamela MacLean and Caroline McKechnie, who, after many years faithful service have decided to retire this summer from the P1 to P3 children’s liturgy. We wish to thank them for their ministry, good work and all their efforts over the years as children’s liturgy leaders and helpers.
Save Meriam Sudanese Christian mother and doctor, sentenced to flogging and death. Cards of simple greetings ( please do not make political comments) can to sent to Meriam Yahia Ibrahim , PO Box 65, Omdurman, Sudan (info sheet in porch).
Greater Maryhill Foodbank’s Opening Day. Friday, 27th June. 1pm – 3pm. Unit 7, 61 Chapel Street, Maryhill, G20 9BD. All are welcome.
Order of Mass Children’s card. Specially designed to help children celebrate and understand the Mass. Copies available in the pews.
Turnbull Times – Pick up a copy of Turnbull High’s most recent newsletter.
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land – 29th September to 6th October with the Archdiocese of Glasgow. £1095 for 8 days. For more information, call 0800 371972.
Bus to Carfin for the National Pilgrimage. Sunday, September 7th. 1pm – 7.30pm. £3. We would like to gauge the level of interest. Please sign sheet in porch or mention to Dorothy MacLean, if you would like to go.
Passkeepers – If anyone would like to volunteer as a passkeeper, please contact Fr Mackle 942 4635 or Michael Sheerin 943 0935. We are short of helpers especially at Saturday 6pm Vigil Mass.
Next Special Collection – 29th June Peter’s Pence.
Greater Maryhill Foodbank. Many thanks for your continued support.
Piety Stall Rota – Volunteers needed, particularly for after the Vigil Mass. If you could spare 15 minutes after Mass we would really appreciate your help. Rota for June, July & August is on the noticeboard. Any questions please call Anne MacIntosh 931 5861 or Annamaria Strachan 942 9799.
The 29 Club Summer 2014 Double Draw Our Double Summer Draw took place at the Church on 5th June 2014 with the following winners:-
£1000 : No. 174 : Jim & Kate Hay
£1000 : No. 57 : Dorothy MacLean
£250 : No. 96 : Judith Taylor
£250 : No. 55 : Patricia Guidi
£150 : No. 79 : Jim Hindhaugh
£150 : No. 90 : Steve Boys
£100 : No. 31 : Brian Donnelly
£100 : No. 106 : Flora Frame
£50 : No. 5 : Brian & Sadie Traynor
£50 : No. 102 : Sally Mulholland
My thanks to the Parish Fabric & Finance Team for making the draw and to all you 29 Club members thanks for your much appreciated support … also to the winners .. Enjoy!! All proceeds from The 29 Club are used to support our Parish Development Fund and various charitable causes. Vacancies are available now for the current season with membership at £6 per month or £65 per annum. Come and Join Us !!
Contact Brian Donnelly on 942-6085 or Father Mackle on 942-4635.
Sixteen umberellas in lost property corner. Lost yours? Check to see if it’s there. Unclaimed ones will be sent to a charity shop at the end of the month.
Fr Mackle will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of his ordination to the Priesthood on Thursday, 3rd July – Feast of St Thomas. The concelebrated Mass will be at 11am, followed by a presentation and refreshments in the hall. All are very welcome. We are asking for donations of home baking (no nuts please) and if possible have them delivered to the hall on Wed. evening – 2nd July. Thank you. D. MacLean – 587 7319.
Discerning a Vocation to the Priesthood? If you think God may be inviting you to such a vocation, and for evenings of Catechesis, Prayer and Fraternity to help discern your vocation (2nd Friday of the month) please contact Vocations Director, Fr Ross Campbell, firstname.lastname@example.org (339 4315)
Please see noticeboard for the following – Novena to the Sacred Heart & Mass at Carfin; Annual Corpus Christi Procession; Christian Meditation Group Tuesdays in Maryhill; Immaculate Conception Summer Fayre.
Padre Pio Prayer Group – Every Monday at 7 pm. All very welcome.
Mass Attendance – 14 / 15 June. Vigil Mass - 150; 10am Mass - 285; 12 noon Mass – 155. Total – 590