among all peoples, his wondrous deeds."
Please come along to share an evening with some of the parish’s talented musicians as we celebrate the feast of our patron, St Andrew. There will also be a chance to show off your knowledge of all things Scottish in a quiz with rounds on music, sport, geography, history and famous Scots. We are nearing the end of our Jubilee Celebrations so, even if you have not been able to attend any of the other events, please take this opportunity to come together for a light-hearted evening of fun. Tickets cost £5 to include “tea and buns”. This is a BYOB event.
Pop-up Choir ￼
Calling all of you who like a good sing-song! As part of the St Andrew’s Celebration on 25th November, we’d like to create a “pop-up” choir to perform two or three songs on the night. Involvement would mean coming along to a couple of rehearsals in November and turning up to exercise your tonsils as part of our musical evening. There is no audition, no need to be able to read music, no commitment beyond this one event. Come on your own or bring a friend - the only requirement is enthusiasm!
Age range: 16 – 116. If you would like to take part, text or call Margaret Charrier on 07933713621 or give your name and contact details to Father Mackle by 25 October.
Coffee Morning Please come in and join us in the Upper Hall after 10.00 a.m.today (Sunday) for a chat, a cuppasome delicious home baking.month, we will be raising funds for Aid for the Church in Need, a charity which helps sustainfaith of millions of persecuted and suffering Christians around the world. Some of you may recall a representative from the charity who along to our Parish on the weekend of 23/24th September and spoke very movingly about their work.
Mass of Commitment for Primary Three families will be at 10am next Sunday 29th October.
Annual Mission Sunday Appeal - 21st/22nd Oct. Those who Giftaid are kindly asked, please, to use a giftaid Mission Appeal envelope available from the porch. This will add 25% of the value of your offering at no extra cost to yourself. Pick up a small booklet with reflections on the Mass readings for each day during the Mission Month of October.
We look forward to NET Ministry returning to lead the Youth Retreat Day 11am – 2pm next Sunday, 29th October for all young parishioners in P6, P7, S1 & S2 of St Andrew’s and St Joseph’s parishes. We hope that as many young people as possible will be free to attend. P7s, it would be great to see you all there, as part of your preparing for Confirmation. No need to bring a packed lunch. Lunch will be provided. Youth NET Ministry day retreat - part of our Golden Jubilee Year celebrations.
Padre Pio Prayer Group with Candlelit Rosary Service in honour of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary - Monday, 30th October at 7pm. All most welcome. Contact Kay Dick 0141 942 7771 or Kate Hay 0141 931 5154.
Choir forGolden Jubilee Anniversary 10.30am Mass 3rd December. The usual adult choir will be singing alongside the children's choir at this mass. Please can anyone who would like to sing on this occasion, please contact Annamaria Strachan for more details and to confirm their attendance. There will be 3 rehearsals on 2nd November at 7.45pm; 16th November at 6.30pm and 22nd November at 6.30pm. Former children's choir members are especially welcome, as are any new members, of any age. Annamaria Strachan 0141 942 9799/07749715514 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Piety Stall offers something for everyone including a variety of greeting cards for all occasions, including a range of cards for Confirmation.
October Devotions - Rosary and Benediction Sundays at 4.30pm
The Parish Embroidery Group meet every Thursday 4pm - 6pm in the Lower Church Hall. For further information contact Maura McRobbie email@example.com
Primary 6 Retreat Day in the church and hall, this Thursday 26th Oct will be led by the Salesian Sisters, who will be assisted by the parish’s Youth Ministry Team. Theme – Living My Faith retreat day will provide the young people with opportunities to develop their awareness of God’s presence in their lives, and how this affects their relationship with others.
Emergency Appeal – Please consider donating your old £1 coins which we would be delighted to accept for our emergency Rohingya Appeal or for water for all campaigns. Collection tins in Oxfam Store 132 Drymen Rd.
Your donations to Drumchapel Foodbank will be gratefully received; non-perishable goods such as cans, rice, pasta toilet rolls, nappies etc are much needed and delivered to the Foodbank every Monday. Thank you for your help.
The St Andrew’s parish Christmas Fair will take place on Sunday 19th November after 10am and 12 noon Masses.This will be similar to last year’s, with a selection of charities at the event.Could parishioners who would like to host a stall please contact either Anne MacIntosh (931 5861) or Annamaria Strachan (942 9799) to confirm.All profits from the Piety Stall go to Church funds.Tea, coffee and home baking will be served at this event.
The Healing Power of the Sacrament of Reconciliation: Thursday 9th November 7:00 – 8:30pm in the Upper Hall. Following the success of the talk on Reconciliation in March of this year and at the request of parishioners a second session on the sacrament of Reconciliation is planned. The session will reflect on the healing power of the Sacrament of Reconciliation.If you can, please join us for tea/coffee and a reflective and enjoyable discussion.
Westerton Parish’s 60th Anniversary – An invitation to all in St Andrew’s to their Songs of Praise followed by Supper – Sunday 29th Oct at 6.30pm.
Children’s Choir – Nov 12th ; Dec 3rd (Golden Jubilee Mass 10.30am) December 10th & 17th 10am mass and Kelvin Choir concert 3pm. Dec 25th (Christmas mass) – All at 10am unless otherwise stated. Any queries, please contact Annamaria Strachan01419429799/07749715514 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Altar Servers.Any young member of the Parish who would like to become an Altar Server is invited to contact Chris Sanders (942 7519) or Fr. Mackle or Mgr Ryan, who will gladly take your details.This invitation is aimed particularly at those children in last year’s P IV who made their First Holy Communion last May.Training sessions are planned to start as soon.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – each Saturday from 10.30am until 12.30pm. Please consider coming to spend some time in adoration and prayer each Saturday.
For your information - Our parish, this year, is obliged to pay to the archdiocese £57,100 by 31st March 2018(£4758month)for the archdiocesan Levy and National Contingency Fund.this year’s Insurance Premium is £5,275.
Art for Life – affordable arts and crafts on sale in aid of ‘The Suzy Fund’ in St Joseph’s, Milngavie, Sat 28th Oct 10.00-4.00 & Sun 29thOct after all Masses. The Suzy Fund has been feeding children in Ethiopia since the famine of 1975 providing life-saving meals to those who would otherwise have none. Please come along and support this worthwhile cause.
Divine Mercy Novena is prayed weekdays after morning Mass in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. All most welcome.
Legion of Mary meets on Mondays at 4pm in the Hut. New members always welcome.
Catholic Education Dinner – Celebrating the Centenary of the 1918 Education Act. Grand Central Hotel. Friday, 2nd Feb 2018. £45. (Table of 10 - £420) To book, contact 226 5898 Christine.Burke@rcag.org.uk See noticeboard for more details.
Special second collections: Assisted Parishes– 12th Nov; White Flower – 26th Nov.
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Paul Morton, Dante Biagioi, Louise Dolan, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Joseph McDermid, Charlie Harper, Paul Sheridan, John Gerard Miller, Maureen MacIntosh, Michelle Rajab, Matthew Craig, Maurice Boyce, Margaret Kieran, Maura Murphy, Maria Giovanazzi, Clare MacTavish, Jim Cameron, Mary Magovern, Jackie McCann, Vikki Allinson, Eileen Brown, Annamaria McGill, Shona Doherty, Michael Moss, Geraldine Moy, Laura Sedgewick.
Recently Dead—Sandra Shannon, Jim Connor, Maria Gizzi.
Anniversaries--Maureen Morton, Mary Friel, Gerald Fleming, Sadie Moss, Anna Isabella Sedgewich (Baby), Catherine Doherty.
Months Mind--Mary Moss