Do this in remembrance of me."
Youth Ministry Team is currently organising a social / reunion for the present P7s. Invitations are being distributed this week. In the pipeline for the cluster are a P6 Retreat in November, advent Carol Singing event, February NET Ministry Retreat, Lenten youth evening, P7 pre Confirmation Retreat, Caritas and the Pope Francis Faith Award.
St Andrew’s, St Joseph’s and St Nicholas’ are hoping soon to have the Pope Francis Faith Award up and running. It would be for the next school year’s P6, so all current P5 parents might want to take a look in the meantime at https://sces.org.uk/faith-award/
We look forward to the Legion of Mary’s visit from 24th - 31st August for the Peregrinatio (Pilgrimage) week. Pray for them in a special way that their time here spreading the gospel in our parish will be successful and fruitful. Many thanks to all those who will be hosting them, and to those who will be looking after the week’s meals. More details soon.
Preparation for Legion of Mary August visit. We’re producingleaflet for the Legion to take round the doors when they are visiting. We’d like, therefore, to get non-posed photographs at this weekend’s Masses, which may be used in the leaflet.If you have any concerns or would prefer for yourself or others not to appear, please speak to Fr Mackle.
Interested in becoming a Catholic?– Not baptised? Baptised in another faith? RCIA will begin in the autumn. The programme of learning and instruction prepares adults for the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. Please speak to Fr. Mackle if you would like to know more about RCIA and the Catholic faith.
P7 reunion and get together.Saturday November 9th2019. 6.30pm – 8.30pm. in St Joseph’s, Milngavie. Pizza, games, crafts, Open Mic and much more. Bring a friend.
The Caritas Award 2020 So far, we have two candidates. Still not too late if you would like to sign up. If you are in your final year of high school or just left and interested in learning about the Caritas award, speak to Fr. Mackle or contact Elizabeth Reid email@example.com
Advance Notice :Meeting for all parents of altar servers, including parents of all new servers – Thursday 22ndAugust at 7pm in the Upper Hall.
Carfin:Saturday 13th July @ 6.30 p.m. Bus leaves from Milngavie Post Office.Come and join us on the 13thof each month as we honour Mary the Mother of God and pray the Rosary for our own intentions or for some other special intention, asking Mary to present our prayers to Jesus.
Hope to see you there. Legion of Mary
Tom Laurie and his family would like to thank the clergy, parishioners and friends for their support, prayers and cards received during Anne's illness and subsequent death.
Appreciation to Fathers Mackle & Donnelly and Deacon Tommy for concelebrating her Funeral Mass, to Maria Finnerty, cantor, Adrian Finnerty, musical accompaniment and Mary O' Loan for hymn selection. A Mass will be said for the intentions of all.
The Legion of Mary is having a Recruitment Drive after all Masses this weekend. The work of the Legion is wide and varied and is involved with the whole Parish at various stages of the Faith journey.We visit the homes of the Newly Baptised and their families, the First Communicants and the Care Homes within the Parish. In addition we hold retreats and Community Celebrations and have Patrician Meetings which look to extend the knowledge and understanding of our Faith in an enquiring and inquisitive manner suited to where the individual is in his/her Faith Journey.If you are interested in the work of the Legion of Mary, or would like just to experience whether it is for you, please speak to one of our Legionaries at the back of the Church or contact Liz Healy on 0770 4059953.
Divine Office: “The Office is... the prayer not only of the clergy but of the whole People of God.” – Apostolic Constitution, Canticum Laudis. If you would like to start saying the Divine Office but need some direction, there is a comprehensive website used widely throughout the Church, explains the layout of the Divine Office, what the office is about and how and when to say it with ease. There is no need to think about what week it is as each day the readings are set out in a straightforward easy to follow manner. Why not have a look at the site Universalis.com which is on this link.
There is a wealth of information on the site including the Daily Mass Readings.
Day Trip to Carfin for the National Pilgrimage Mass and Rosary Procession. Sunday, September 1st. Bus will leave from the Hub at Bearsden Cross at 1pm and return 7.30pm. Cost £3.
Please sign sheet in porch, if you would like to go.
For support, motivation and lots of fun, join our fitness classes every Wednesday in the upper hall at 10am. Call Rosemary on 01416397477 for details.
AGAP Theatre PresentsA Sign of Contradiction: The Passion Story on route to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. If you missed it in Glasgow over Lentfest, or would like to see it again and bring your pals, please go to our website www.agap.org.uk to book tickets or call 0141-552-5527 for the July dates. Tickets £5
Emmaus Glasgow provides living and workspace for up to 24 previously homeless companions and is located in Hamiltonhill. Donations of furniture are welcome. Call Gavin on 0141 342 4089 for free uplifts.
School Uniform Collection - One worthwhile cause you can help is this year’s school uniform appeal. New and used uniforms are needed for children in the Clydebank and Dumbarton area, many of whom miss school because they do not have a uniform. If you can donate anything, please phone Judith Reid 07713478676 to arrange collection. Last year more than 100 families were helped. Please help us do better this year.
Drumchapel Foodbank is particularly in need of extra donations up to the end of school when school meals are not provided during school holidays and many families are under additional pressure to provide for their children. All donations always gratefully received.
Standing Order If changing your personal plate offering to standing order is something you are still thinking of doing, standing order forms suitable for Gift Aid and Non Gift Aid donors are available in the porch area. Thanks again.Brian Donnelly St A - F & F Coordinator Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please help the Passkeepers by leaving your hymn books and order of Mass cards tidily after Masses, and by taking your bulletin away with you. Many thanks
St. Nicholas’ Choir today 16th June at 10.00 Masss. For details to join contact Annamaria Strachan 942 9799 or 07749715514. email@example.com
Forthcoming Special Collections –Peter’s Pence – 30thJune; Assisted Parishes – 18thAugust; SPRED – 8thSept; LEPRA – 21stSept.
The church is openuntil 4.45pm (7.30pm on Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays) Call in and enjoy the peace and quiet, and take time to sit in the stillness in the silence of God. Tea is served in the hutafter daily Mass. All most welcome.
Archdiocesan Youth Trip: Life Teen Summer Camp, Alton Castle: In S1, S2 or S3?Join Youth on this 5-day programme of faith-filled fun: Holy Mass, prayer, games, activities, Alton Towers & SO MUCH MORE! 4 – 8thAugust 2019, £350, - 6 places left contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info check out out this video from last year’s Summer Camp:
St. Andrew's Whist Drive will take place on Monday 24thJune, beginning at 7.30pm, 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.
Recently Dead--Gerald O’Hara, Mary McIlroy, Edward Kennedy, Denise MacDonald, Rebecca Sumagang, Remedios Tiongco, Philip Dolan, Kathleen Ferry
Anniversaries—Ben Leovelyn Sumagang, Mary Cox, Anne Parker, Johnny, Sheerin, Annie Scott