"Lord who shall we go to ?
You have the message of eternal life,
and we believe we know that you are the Holy One Of God "
Year of Faith: - In today’s Gospel Peter says, “We believe”. Pope Benedict reminds us that “Only through believing, then, does faith grow and become stronger.” (PF7) How can we make the Year of Faith a time for our faith to grow and become stronger?
R.C.I.A. (The Rite for the Christian Initiation of Adults) for those intending to become Catholics, or who are interested in enquiring – the first meting of the new session will take place at the Hut on Wednesday, 26th September at 7.00 p.m. For further information, contact Father Donnelly, or Margaret Barton 563 9043.
Marriage Sunday – To be observed on 26th August – by the directive of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland – Special second collections.
National Pilgrimage to Carfin – 9th September – see notice at the church porch.
Parish Pilgrimage to Florence and Italy – Mass for the group at the Blessed Sacrament Chapel – Tuesday 28th August at 6/30 p.m. followed by the final meeting at the Lower Hall.
St. Pio Prayer Group – To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Group. Please join us at our celebration Mass on Saturday 1st September 2012 at 6.00 p.m. here at St. Andrews.
Children’s Choir Dates for this Term –
September 2nd at 12.00 p.m,. Mass (Kirkin of the new Council)
September 9th at 10.00 a.m. Mass
September 16th at 10.00 a.m. Mass
November 11th at 10.00 a.m. Mass
November 18th at 10.00 a.m. Mass
December 9th at 10.00 a.m. Mass
December 16th at 10.00 a.m. Mass
Any queries please contact Annamaria Strachan
0141 942 9799/07749715514 e mail - email@example.com
Mary’s Meals—Following our 25th anniversary celebration events of last session we have been able to send a cheque for £1000 to Mary’s Meals. Many thanks to all who worked so hard in organising our many and varied events and to all who participated.
Italian Classes—A new season of Saturday morning Italian classes for children, SQA students and adults is about to begin. The classes will be held in Notre Dame High School, Glasgow at 10am from Saturday 8th September.
For more information, contact: Giulia 0141 554 6577, firstname.lastname@example.org
Louise 0141 569 7115, email@example.com
Angela 0141 637 6019, firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Hall’s Activities—With the summer holidays a forgotten memory, now is the time to turn our attention to getting fit etc during the forthcoming months. The following activities are held in the halls. More details can be found here..
Monday Evenings Scottish Slimmers
Monday Evenings—Last Monday of month Whist Drive
Monday Evenings - 3rd Monday of month Bearsden Literary Society
Tuesday Mornings Tumble Tots
Tuesday Evenings Zumba
Tuesday Evenings Kelvin Choir
Wednesday Mornings Pilates
Wednesday Mornings Keep fit class
Thursday Mornings Toddlers Club
Thursday Lunchtime Pre School Club
Thursday Afternoons Carpet Bowls
Friday Evening - 1st Friday of month Soup Run
Saturday Mornings Zumba
The Way Ahead Group (a Stroke Club for the Local Community) - Club meetings recommence for the autumn session on Thursday 6th September. Members meet every Thursday in Killermont Church Hall from 1.15pm until 3.45pm for a social get-together, physiotherapy, games and tea. The Committee is now finalising Club activities for Autumn/Winter 2012 and planning our Christmas Party. If anyone is interested in helping/driving one Thursday afternoon each month, please contact Anne Wightman 942 4052 or Mary Munro 942 7961.
Living Faith—Turnbull Hall—Catholic Chaplaincy Saturday 29th September from 1.30—4.30pm—see notice on the church board.
Vocations to the Priesthood—If you wish to enquire or need further information, contact Mgr. John Gilmartin at Our Lady of Lourdes Cardonald, (0141 882 1024) or at email@example.com
Parish Choral Group—Has begun practices again on Thursday evenings at the church at 7.30pm. New members welcome, contact Susan Morrison 563 7959.