as I make mine in you."
Coffee morning WYD fundraiser today Sunday 24th April after 10am Mass – there’s home baking, face painting, glitter tattoos & a waffle maker. A selection of fair-trade goods including rice, tea/coffee, jams and chocolate will also be on sale.
Quiz night WYD fundraiser for all 7th May – 7pm for 7.30pm until 11pm. BYOB. Donations of quality raffle prizes to the Sacristy would be much appreciated. Tickets £2 available at the back of the Church after every Mass.
First Holy Communion celebrations for our parish community will take place at the 12noon Masses on 15th and 22nd May. Please keep the first communicants in your prayers. Rehearsals - Thursdays 12th and 19th May, 10am Mass followed by rehearsal.
SVDP ‘Vincentian talk - Monday 25th April in Blessed John Duns Scotus at 7.30pm - admission is free and refreshments will be served afterwards. All most welcome.
SVDP charity concert in Woodlands Halls on Friday 27th May. Proceeds from the concert will go to support the work of the Ozanam Centre in Glasgow. Details of both these events are on the noticeboard in the porch.
May Devotions – Rosary & Benediction, Sundays at 4.30pm
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 morning. Thank you for your help.
The Early Church of the New Testament to the Church Fifty Years After Vatican II – ‘Where Are We?’ Monsignor Ryan will give the second of his talks in the Upper Hall at 7.30 pm this Thursday 28th April. Teas and coffees will be provided. All are invited to attend what should be an informative and interactive talk and discussion.
Dates for Children's Choir May 8th, 15th; June 12th, 19th Any queries, please contact Annamaria Strachan 07749715514 firstname.lastname@example.org
Support in bereavement Group in the Parish and is willing to help anyone seeking assistance. If you have suffered a bereavement (not necessarily recently) and feel you could benefit from talking to someone about it, please speak to Father Mackle or Monsignor Ryan.
St. Andrew's Whist Drive will take place at 7:30pm on Monday 25th April in the Lower Hall. Everyone is welcome regardless of ability. Someone will be on hand to help if you are a beginner. It is, essentially, a social night. £3 includes admission, raffle ticket and tea/coffee. Come along for a great night. We'd love to welcome you! For more details contact Susan Morrison on 0141 5637959 or 07704059953
The Legion of Mary monthly pilgrimages to Carfin commence again from May until October 2016. 13th of each month at 7.30pm at Carfin Grotto. For more details see Poster in the porch. We warmly invite you to join us on Friday 13th May. A bus leaves from the Car Park opposite the Post Office in Milngavie at 6.30pm. Cost for transport £6. If interested please place your name on the list in the Porch. For further information contact Liz Healy on 07704 059953.
Parish Year of Mercy Retreat to Schoenstatt Scotland, Campsie Glen - you are invited to a half day retreat on the Year of Mercy which will take place on 1st June from 10.30am to 1pm. This retreat also has a period of exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in the Shrine, and a wonderful tea room, with a selection of sandwiches, a range of scones clotted cream, strawberries and cakes in the Retreat Centre. Cost £5.00, the Parish will meet the remainder of the cost. The door to the Shrine at Schoenstatt has been designated as a Special door for the Year of Mercy. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience the opportunity to enter a Holy Door. If interested then please place your name on the sheet in the porch. If you require assistance with transport then please also note this on the sheet. If there are sufficient numbers then a bus may be arranged. For further details please contact: Anne O’Donnell on 01360 312544 or 07902921607. For information on all retreats offered at the Schoenstatt Scotland please pick up a leaflet in the Porch.
St Andrew’s Squad (SAS), Sunday 8th May, for all Primary 4 children in the parish celebrating First Holy Communion this May. Please come along to the Upper Hall from 9am till 9.45am. If you require any further information, please contact Margaret Hendry on 563 9993. Thank you.
Is God calling you to the Priesthood? For information on evenings of Catechesis, Prayer and Fraternity to help discern your vocation, please contact Vocations Director, Fr Campbell, email@example.com (339 4315) 31 Club Prayer for Vocations - See calendar in the porch.
Scottish Parliamentary Election - "bring to this election the benefits of the insight that your Christian faith gives: insight into the dignity of each person, particularly the weakest and most vulnerable; insight into the value of all human life from conception to natural death; insight into the family as the fundamental unit of our society; insight into social and economic justice for all; insight into the care of the common home we inhabit..." on this link
The Legion of Mary meets Tuesdays at 7.30pm in the Hut. New members always welcome. Padre Pio Prayer Group meets on Mondays at 7pm. All welcome. For information or interest, please contact Kay Dick 0141 942 7771 or Kate Hay 0141 931 5154.
April Meetings –25th at 7pm – Youth Ministry Group; 26th at 10am – P7 Thanksgiving; 26th at 7pm – Cluster; 28th at 7pm – Finance & Fabric; 28th at 7.30pm – Adult Faith Formation talk.
Forthcoming Second Collections – 8th May – Communicatons; 29th May – Day for Life; 12th June – Assisted Parishes; 19th June – Comboni Mission Appeal; 26th June – Peter’s Pence.
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Margaret McGuire, Paul Morton, Dante Biagioi, Louise Dolan, Charlie Melly, Ronald Coia, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Baby Eva Berrey, Marie Moy, Margie Cornyn, Michael Moss, Russell Rodger, Alexander Pate, Patricia Swiatek, Eileen Merry, Gilbert O’Rourke, Graham Declan McCusker, Noreen Bell, Jim Keegan
Recently Dead—Margaret Mulholland, Irene Gordon, Kathleen Docherty, Nora Cullen, Alexander Johnston, Sergio Amosso, Sally Steenson, Francis Brady, Gerry McFadden.
Anniversaries—Kathleen Hocking, Bill Rees, Ronina Angus, Mary Mulgrew, Queenie Kennedy, Agnes Dynes, Kevin Dynes, Stephen Hartley, Owen P. Fallen.
Months Mind—Mary Moss