New School – Your feedback welcome - Hopefully many of our parishioners attended the information event last Tuesday about the new St Andrew's/St Joseph's school. The aim of the event was to present design plans to the local community and to gather comments on the design of the new school. If you have any feedback or comments please can you either send a written note posting it in the Parent Council Letterbox at the main entrance of the school or by emailing the Council email@example.com or 0300 123 4510
This week, we welcome to St Andrew’s a Presbyterian Prayer Mission Team of 15 from Daejeon New Central Church in South Korea. They will join us for 10am Mass on Tuesday 28th June and for tea / coffee afterward. Please do come along to welcome them. The Prayer Team are guests of the Bearsden Baptist Church and currently staying there until 4th July, engaging in various prayer activities each day, including every night from midnight to 5am! They are also holding a prayer and praise evening this Friday 1st July from 8-10pm in the Baptist church and all are most welcome to the event.
Knights of St Columba – a body of Catholic laymen committed to helping the mission and doctrine of the Church, is looking to recruit new members in this Year of Mercy. One of the Knights will make a short appeal at all the Masses this weekend. If you are interested and would like to find out more about the Knights of St Columba, speak to Brian Henry or email firstname.lastname@example.org Visit - www.ksc.org.uk
Come along to a Caritas information event after the 10am Mass today, Sunday, in the upper hall. Interested candidates already signing up. Do you want to join them? The Caritas Award – our parish is now able to support young people in their final year of school to achieve this award. The Caritas Award gives you the opportunity to learn more about your faith by reflecting on scripture and the Pope`s teachings at 4 short meetings throughout the year. You must also volunteer to take part in different ministries in Church and the local community, eg. reading or passkeeping at Mass, getting involved with the parish's Justice and Peace Group, helping with Fairtrade or taking part in fundraising activities. It is a rewarding and enjoyable way to learn more about your faith with people your own age and also get a chance to show love of neighbour through your volunteering activities. Additionally, it helps you develop key skills like team working, make new friends, set yourself challenges, develop your CV and improve your confidence. If you are interested in learning more about the Caritas award speak to Fr. Mackle or contact Elizabeth Reid email@example.com Visit http://www.caritasaward.org.askpopefrancis.com. Pope Francis invites young people from around the world to send him questions through the website www.askpopefrancis.com. They can ask him whatever is in their hearts, be it out of interest, doubt or curiosity. The pope will reply to some of them in a book to be published in the coming months.
Soup Run – this Friday 1st July 7pm in Lower Hall. Donations of soup, sandwiches, soft fruit, biscuits etc most welcome. Any queries, please call Phyllis on 570 1343.
Wednesday is a Holyday of Obligation. Feast of Saints Peter and Paul. Masses – 10am and 7pm.
Medjugorje Irish Centre Pilgrimages: 7 nights. Apartment B&B £205. Tel. 020 32398662 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Recent Second Collections – Holy Places Good Friday - £675; Ecclesiastical Students - £756; Communications - £620; Day for Life - £817; Assisted Parishes - £940; Comboni Mission Appeal – £2400. Thank you for your generosity. Second Collection this weekend is for Peter’s Pence, which offers us the opportunity to reach out to the poor and suffering by joining the Pope in his charitable works throughout the world.
David and Veronica Maguire would like to thank the following people for all their invaluable help at the Parish Cluster BBQ :- John Heath, Pat and Chic Kerr, Anne and Billy Martin, Patricia and Mark McDonald, Maureen Jackson, Therese Mazoyer, Kathleen and Euan Robertson, Denise Sifton, Phil Brewster, Mary Ennis, Catherine Jaberoo and Dorothy MacLean.
Thanks to all who baked, helped and came along to last Sunday's coffee morning. £135 was raised for Teamlewis.org. Many thanks again for your generosity and continued support. Have a great summer. Veronica and David Maguire x
St Andrews toddlers and pre school group has closed for the summer break. We shall reopen in the autumn. Kind Regards Romina and Caroline
Day Trip to Carfin for the National Pilgrimage Mass and Rosary Procession. Sunday, September 4th. Bus will leave from Roman Road at 1pm and return 7.30pm. Cost £3. Please sign sheet in porch, if you would like to go.
Support in bereavement Group 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 call 942 4635.
Internal Redecoration of the church will begin this Monday through to 15th July.
St. Andrew's Whist Drive will take place at 7:30 on Monday 27th June 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 information please contact Susan Morrison on 0141 563 7959 or 07580086381.
Drumchapel Foodbank As school meals are not provided during school holidays, many families are under additional pressure to provide for their children. Please be generous with your welcome help. Thank you.
Altar Servers. Any young member of the Parish who would like to become an Altar Server is invited to contact Chris Sanders (942 7519) or Fr. Mackle or Mgr Ryan, who will gladly take your details. This invitation is aimed particularly at those children in P IV who have just made their First Holay Communion, repeating the Fr M’s appeal at your special Mass last Sunday. Training sessions will not start until the school year re-commences. However, an early start can be made then if your contact details are known.
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Paul Morton, Dante Biagioi, Louise Dolan, Charlie Melly, Ronald Coia, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Baby Eva Berrey, Joan Davis, Margie Cornyn, Russell Rodger, Patricia Swiatek, Gilbert O’Rourke, Mary Frances Gerrard, Joseph McDermid, Charlie Harper, Alan Johnston, Martin Barnes, Bruce Davidson, Paul Sheridan, John Gerard Miller, Sheila Donnelly, Maureen MacIntosh, Davie Peacock.
Recently Dead—Pauline Moran, Robert Walker, Bridie Best, Simon Stevenson, Mary Mitchell, Brian McVey, Betty Donohoe.
Anniversaries—Jack McRobbie, Karen Nisbet, Margaret McKinnon.