During the Season of Lent (up to Easter Sunday, 1st)
Saturdays - 10.30am – 11.00am & 5.15pm – 5.45pm
Sundays - 9.15 – 9.40am
Family members are encouraged, too, to take the opportunity to go to the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Lent? What’s it all about? A Youth Evening of games, quizzes, chat and food. Saturday 10th March 6.30pm – 8.30pm. in St Joseph’s. All welcome. The Vigil Mass is at 5.30pm in St Joseph’s. Transport will be available on request. Tel: 942 4635. Please enter your name on the sign up sheet in the porch, if you will be attending . This is an event for the young people of St Andrew’s, St Benedict’s and St Joseph’s.
Remember in your prayers Neil and John who are journeying through RCIA process of becoming Catholics this Easter. A special stage of the process with prayers will take place at the 10am Mass next Sunday 4th March.
Lenten Mass for the cluster parishes of St Andrew, St Benedict and St Joseph will be celebrated in St Benedict’s on Thursday 22nd March at 7pm. All most welcome.
Soup Run - From Friday the 3rd March the Soup Run will be extending our visits in attempt to reach a larger range of people. We will be visiting a hostel for homeless people in Maryhill as well as our usual places. Currently there is no outside input into this hostel and we have been advised that our contribution would be most welcome. The hostel has 20 units and has both men and women living in it. We are very well served within the Parish for food donations to the soup run but would ask, if possible, for some donations of toiletries. Soap, toothpaste, deodorant, feminine hygiene products etc. would be most helpful. Your donations, prayers and unfailing support keep us going and we are very grateful for it. Kind regards. The Soup Run Team
Come and join St Andrew’s Primary PTA for a St Patrick’s Day Family Celebration on Sat17th March , 7pm - 11pm Adult : £10, Child ( age 3 - 12 ):£5 Age 2 and under free. Ticket price includes Buffet. This is a BYOB event. Please contact Suzanne Gahagan 07757383843 or Siobhan McManus 07850212951 for tickets.
To mark the Centenary of Catholic Education, Stephen McKinney, Professor of Education at the University of Glasgow, will give two talks on Thursdays 1st and 8th March 7pm - 8.30pm on “1918-2018: 100 years of Scottish Catholic School Education “.
All are most welcome. The talks will take place in the upper hall, and include refreshments. Centenary theme, “Catholic Schools – Good for Scotland”.
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.
Stations of the Cross – Fridays in Lent at 7pm.
The Legion of Mary - new members always welcome. Meets on Mondays at 5pm in the Hut.
Divine Mercy Novena is prayed weekdays after morning Mass in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. All most welcome.
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, especially during Lent.
One Foot in the Door – Find out how you can help close the door on Bogus Callers. Tuesday 27th Feb at 10.30am – 2.30pm Bearsden Baptist Church, Roman Rd. The event is free and lunch will be provided. Visit www.scotland.police.uk/keep-safe
Forty Hours Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Sunday 4th March, At the end of the 12noon Mass, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Time for private prayer and adoration. Holy Hour at 7pm. Night Prayer at 9.00 p.m.
Monday, 5th March 10am Mass concluding with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Time for private prayer and adoration. Holy Hour at 7pm . Confessions available throughout. Night Prayer at 9pm.
Tuesday, 6th March, 10am Mass concluding with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Time for private prayer and adoration. Holy Hour at 7pm.Confessions available throughout. Night Prayer at 9pm. The Holy Hours will be led by Redemptorist, Fr Ronnie. We look forward to welcoming him back.
Parish Council – 7pm on 27th Feb
Justice & Peace – 7.30pm on 27th Feb
World Day of Prayer Service will be held in Westerton Fairlie Memorial Parish Church at 11am on Friday 2nd March. Everyone is very welcome, and tea - coffee will be served afterwards. Prayer Service devised by the women of Suriname.
Lourdes – to mark the 160th Anniversary of the Apparitions at Lourdes, and the 70th Anniversary of Glasgow Lourdes Hospitalite, our parish would like to sponsor 1 / 2 people to travel with the Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. If you are interested or wish to nominate someone, please contact Fr Mackle on 942 4635 email@example.com by this Wed. 28th Feb 2018.
Special note for Readers and all who use missals - on the 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays in Lent, as these are RCIA Sundays, readings are taken from Year A.
Studying Spanish at school?Is your son or daughter aged 11-16 years of age and studying Spanish at school? Would it be beneficial for your child to set up an email communication or skype conversation with a Spanish child of a similar age living in Madrid?
The concept is to introduce an English family to a Spanish family via email giving complete control of the situation to both sets of parents to decide how the communications between the two students should progress (eg via email, skype, etc).If you are interested and would like to ask questions or have more information please call Jackie Harrison on 0141 942 8229.The parish of St Andrew’s have agreed for this notice to go into the Bulletin, however the Parish and the Archdiocese are in no way involved in this arrangement.
All aspects of this matter are solely the responsibility of the families involved.
Lentfest 2018 - The Dementia Journey with Faith and the Arts One of the many events of Lentfest, a day devoted to the positive impact of Faith and the Arts on those living with dementia, supported by Alzheimer Scotland, Playlists for Life and the Scottish Catholic Medical Association. Speakers include Dr Adrian Treloar, author of a book ‘Hope on a Difficult Journey, specialising in Dementia and the Catholic Faith. Saturday 24 March, 10am – 4pm, Our Lady & St George’s, Sandwood Road, Penilee, G52 2QE. All most welcome. For further information see Lentfest Brochure in porch or contact Anne O’Donnell at Alzheimer Scotland on 0141 946 0966 or AGAP on 0141 552 5527.
Safeguarding Training - Volunteers who work in the parish with children and/or vulnerable adults, who haven't been free to attend previous safeguarding training meetings, are asked to attend either a training morning 10.30am – 12.30pm on 10th March in St Eunan’s, Clydebank; or at 196 Clyde Street from 7-9pm on 22nd March. To book, please contact Claudia.firstname.lastname@example.org tel 226 5998.
Safeguarding: Each year, every parish is required to submit an audit of provision for keeping people, and especially young people, safe in our church and in our parish. Our audit has been completed by our parish’s Safeguarding Coordinator, Michael McGovern, and returned to the archdiocesan Safeguarding Office.
The Beginning Experience residential weekend for those who find themselves alone again through divorce, separation or widowhood. 23rd – 25th March at St Mary’s, Kinnoull, Perth. Contact Ros 0131 669 0003 / email@example.com
Can you bring an extra tin during Lent? Drumchapel Foodbank have expressed their thanks for the tremendous support given by our parish weekly. If you're able to bring even just one tinned meal to Mass during Lent and leave in the porch, these would be very gratefully received. Many thanks.
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Paul Morton, Dante Biagioi, Louise Dolan, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Joseph McDermid, Charlie Harper, John Gerard Miller, Michelle Rajab, Matthew Craig, Maurice Boyce, Maria Giovanazzi, Geraldine Moy, Pat O’Neill, Michael Timoney, Baby Julia McLeod, Charlene Bishop, Annamarie McGill, Gladys Chapman, Angela McLeod, Geoff Martin.
Recently Dead—Rena McGuinness, George Stewart, Pat Jenkins, Sadie Riddell
Anniversaries--Mary Filbin, Irene Rankin, John Connolly, Mary Agnes McIntyre, Manus Fallon