come into your kingdom."
Children’s Choir Dates— December 8th, December 15th plus December 25th. All at 10.00 a.m. Mass. For queries 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.
The Fourth Mystery—Priestly vocations are, above all, the fruit of the prayers of the Church. Jesus encouraged us to pray to the Lord of the Harvest to send labourers his harvest. A good suggestion—when you pray the rosary, whether it be at home or in the church or when driving or out for a walk, dedicate the Fourth Mystery to the intercession for priestly vocations for the Archdiocese of Glasgow.
Could God be calling you to the Priesthood? - Evening of catechesis, Prayer and Fraternity to help discern your vocation 2nd Friday of each month at Turnbull Hall Contact Fr. Keenan 339 4315/ firstname.lastname@example.org Short Clips on Vocations & Priesthood—Google www.youtube.com/agapchannel
Fabric & Finance—Meeting, Tuesday, 26th November at 7.30pm in the Chapel house.
SPRED—Our parish SPRED group will lead the liturgy at the 12.00 Mass on Sunday 1st Dec. Please come and join us afterwards in the Upper Hall for a cup of tea or coffee.
Pro-Life Rosary—The pro-life Rosary this month will be in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at 7.30pm on Wednesday 27th November. All welcome.
Pilgrimage to Rome 2014—Thursday 31st July—Thursday 7th August, Glasgow Rome direct. £750 (subject to booking numbers). For more information contact email@example.com or telephone 0141 946 2071
St. Margaret of Scotland Hospice—Light Up a Life—1st December at 6.30pm in the grounds of the hospice. To sponsor some lights, pick up a leaflet from the porch.
R.C.I.A. Group—Meets fortnightly in the hut. Next meeting—4th December 7.00 p.m. The Rite of acceptance into the order of Catechumens will take place during the 12 noon Mass on December 8th.
Bulletin Items—should be handed in by Wednesday evening please. If you are able to email your item, please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Prayers for the Sick—If there is someone you know whose name you would like to remain in the bulletin for prayers, please let us know. We will begin a new list of names in the new liturgical year, beginning Sunday, 1st December.
Confessions New Times Soon—Saturday – 10.30am – 11.00am; and 5.15pm – 5.45pm
Sunday – 9.15am – 9.40am beginning Saturday, 30th November.
Vocations Morning—in John Paul Academy on Monday, 25th November beginning at 11am. Organised by the Glasgow Serra Club. Please, pray for vocations. Pray for priests. Pray for more priests for our archdiocese.
“Credo” - an exhibition organised by AGAP for the close of the Year of Faith, will be on display in the new gallery in St Patrick’s, Anderston up until December 14th. Open daily. Entry is FREE. Featuring work by 27 artists on the Nicene Creed. Visit - www.agap.org.uk/credo
Donations of Non-Perishables—will be gratefully accepted for the Maryhill Foodbank. There are collection boxes in the church porch for donations. Many thanks.
Philippines Typhoon Emergency Appeal—SCIAF would like to thank the parishioners of St Andrew’s for their generosity in collecting £3947 in last week’s special collection for all those in the Philippines whose lives have been affected y the typhoon. Visit www.sciaf.org.uk
Marriage and Family Life - Pope Francis has called the Bishops from around the world to discuss the Church’s pastoral care for families and the challenges for the Church in responding to changes in family life. He is keen that as many Catholics as possible should have the opportunity to reflect on the issues and have their views and experiences heard by the bishops who will attend the Synod in Rome. The Archdiocese has set up an online consultation which allows individuals to respond to the various questions in an anonymous way. This can be accessed through www.surveymonkey.com/s/RCAGsynodconsult Please consider responding.
Padre Pio Prayer Group - meets in the church every Monday for one hour beginning at 7:30pm. All welcome.
Feast of St Andrew - Mass will be celebrated in St Andrew’s school on Friday at 11am. Our parish Mass to celebrate our patron saint’s feast day will be at 10am on Saturday. Saint Andrew, pray for us.
Family Christmas Party - The Parish Family Christmas Party will take place on Saturday 14th December 2013, 2pm to 4pm in the Upper Hall. Tickets are priced at £6 per family. Please bring a wrapped gift for a child labelled Boy/Girl and age range as a donation to charity. Tickets will be on sale at the Toddler Group every Thursday 10:30am to 1:30pm in the Lower Hall or contact Elizabeth Flanagan on 07714 241092 or Caroline Flanagan on 07867 862022.Vigil of St Andrew Vespers - St Andrew's Cathedral. Friday, 29 November 2013 at 7.00 pm. See poster in porch.
St Nicholas Care Fund Boxes - Please pick up a box to use during Advent for collection of any loose change and hand it in at Christmas. For information about The Care Fund, Visit www.rcag.org.uk/stnich_intro.htm.
St Andrew’s Whist Drive - St Andrew’s Whist Drive will be held on Monday 24th November in the Lower Hall at 7.30pm. All, including beginners, will be made very welcome. We are very friendly and would love to see you there, whatever your ability. Please contact Susan Morrison on 0141 563 7959 or 07580086381 for more information or just come along for a great night.
Vocations morning - In John Paul Academy on Monday, 25th November beginning at 11am. Organised by the Glasgow Serra Club. Please, pray for vocations. Pray for priests. Pray for more priests for our archdiocese.
Choirs for Christmas - In Bearsden and Milngavie. See posters in porch for details of Scotland’s Russian Choir in St Joseph’s on 6th December at 7.30pm; Milngavie Choir in Cairns Church on 7th December at 7.30pm; Kelvin Choir in St Andrew’s on 15th December at 3pm; and Bearsden Choir in New Kilpatrick Church on 18th December at 7.30pm.
A huge thank you—To everyone who came along and supported this year’s Christmas Fair last Sunday. Sincere thanks also to Shivonne Hayes, Veronica Maguire and the fabulous team of folk who helped with serving the teas and coffees, to the providers of the home baking, to those who helped us set up and put away all of the tables and chairs and to everyone who helped us serve in the stall—we are extremely grateful to you all for your assistance. £130 was raised for The Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception. Anne MacIntosh and Annamaria Strachan.
St. Andrew’s Primary PTA— Is running a Christmas Fair to celebrate St. Andrew’s Day in the school on Saturday 30th November from 10am—12noon. All welcome. Large selection of stallholders, also lots of fun and games for the children including Santa’s Grotto.