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Youth Event - Calling all secondary school pupils. The Archdiocesan Youth Office, alongside various groups in the Archdiocese, are excited to announce the launch of a new monthly event “The Summit”. Jam-packed with exciting talks, workshops, activities, Mass with the Archbishop, social and food. It’ll take place in Blessed John Duns Scotus Church, Ballater Street, G5 0YT, (just a ten minute walk from Glasgow City Centre) 2-5pm on Sunday 12th February. Transport to and from St Andrew’s will be provided. If you are interested in going to this Youth Event, let us know. Phone St Andrew’s on 942 4635 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Future youth event dates are 12th March, 14th May & 11th June. For more info or to contact the youth office, visit www.facebook.com/RCAGY Youth or call 226 5898
Nick Pryce will take the next step toward becoming a Permanent Deacon during a special ceremony called Institution of Acolyte at 12noon Mass today, Sunday, in St Andrew's Cathedral. All are most welcome to attend. Keep Nick and Trish and their family in your prayers.
Burns Supper and Ceilidh – tonight (Saturday) in upper hall as part of the Parish’s Golden Jubilee celebrations, which is being run in conjunction with St Andrew’s Primary PTA. All 150 tickets have been sold. Promises to be a great night.
Soup Run – this Friday 3rd February 7pm in Lower Hall. Donations of soup, sandwiches, soft fruit, biscuits etc most welcome. Any queries, please call Phyllis on 570 1343
The St. Andrew’s Squad - (S.A.S.) for all children in the parish preparing for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Please come along and join us on Sunday 5th February from 9.00 – 9.45am in the Upper Hall. Any queries please contact Margaret Hendry on 563 9993
For Primary 3 Families - Preparation for First Confession All P3 children and their parents, (grandparents also, if they wish) are asked to attend an important preparation meeting on Thursday 23rd February 7pm-9pm in the Upper Hall, which will be led by the Salesian Sisters and their team.
Dates and Times for Primary Three Sacrament of Reconciliation - During The Season of Lent (4th March – 9th April) Saturdays 10.30am – 11.00am; & 5.15pm—5.45; Sundays 9.15—9.40 a.m
First Holy Communion for the Primary 4 children of the parish will be celebrated on Sundays 14th & 21st May at the 12noon Masses. This Thursday 26th January at 7pm in the Upper Hall, there will be a meeting for all parents.
Divine Mercy Novena is prayed weekdays after morning Mass in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. All most welcome.
Thank you to the Hut Ladies for £200 donation to help with the costs of the Jubilee.
Passkeepers Meeting – this Thurs, 2nd Feb at 7pm in the Upper Hall. Format - half hour meeting in the hall informally discussing any issues and suggestions, followed by a Eucharistic Service in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel lasting about 20 minutes. Tea and coffee will be served during our meeting.
Support in time of bereavement - for anyone seeking assistance, who is suffering a bereavement (not necessarily recently) and feels they couldfromtalking to someone about it, St Andrew’s Support in Bereavement Group is holding a Drop In Meeting in the Hut (behind the Chapel House) this Thursday 2nd February at 7.30 pm and will make you most welcome.
The toddlers and pre school group have now been combined and meets from 10.30 till 12.30 in the Lower Hall. Contact Romina 07469195329
St Andrew’s 50th Anniversary Art Exhibition. An Appeal to all artists and aspiring artists in the Parish. You are invited to create a piece of art (tapestry, installation, photograph, pottery etc.) The theme is ‘Come and See – the life and work of St. Andrew and St. Andrew`s Church’. Your work could focus on history of the life of St. Andrew, architectural features of the Church, Parish activities, etc. All artwork should be handed in at the Sacristy no later than Palm Sunday, 9th April Thank you—Catherine Dunipace—email@example.com
Golden Jubilee Forty Hours Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament - 5th, 6th & 7th March. More details soon.
SPRED - Have you ever considered becoming a SPRED catechist? You can find out more about this sometimes challenging but always rewarding work, with no commitment at this stage, at a series of four Tuesday evenings starting on 31 January at the SPRED Centre in Provanmill. More information from Catherine (942 6984 or 0771 386 1889)
Dementia Awareness Campaign - Alzheimer Scotland Ladies Lunch, Fundraising event. Come along and join us at the stunning Grand Central Hotel for an afternoon of fizz, food & fun on Sunday 7 May 2017. Tickets £50, includes Champagne Reception, 2 Course Lunch, Entertainment hosted by Clyde 1 DJ, Auction Raffles and more. If interested then please contact: - Anne O’Donnell, tel: 01360 312544, Email.--firstname.lastname@example.org
Drumchapel Foodbank – All items such as cans of food, pasta and toiletries are gratefully received. Collection boxes are taken every Monday morning.
Children’s Choir - 19th February (Education Sunday); 12th & 19th March; 14th & 21st May; 11th & 18th June. Any queries, please contact Annamaria Strachan 0141 942 9799/07749715514 - email@example.com
Special Second Collection – 19th Feb – Education Sunday.
St Andrew’s Parish lending library is pleased to offer books and DVDs for your spiritual journey and faith formation.We hope that many will make use of the books and DVDs available. There is now a sign out / sign in notebook on the bookcase.
Fabric & Finance – Tues 31st Jan at 7pm
Bereavement Support – Thurs 2nd Feb at 7.30pm
Cluster – Mon 6th Feb at 7pm
Halls Committee – Mon 6th Feb at 7.30pm
Liturgy Group – Tues 7th Feb at 7pm
RCIA – Wed 8th & 22nd Feb at 7pm
Extraordinary Ministers – Thurs 9th Feb at 7pm
50th planning group – Mon 13th Feb at 7pm
Messengers – Mon 20th Feb 7.30pm / 8pm
P3 families – Thurs 23rd Feb at 7pm
SAS – Sunday 26th at 9am
Baptism Preparation – Thurs 2nd March at 7pm
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Paul Morton, Dante Biagioi, Louise Dolan, Ronald Coia, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Joan Davis, Margie Cornyn, Patricia Swiatek, Gilbert O’Rourke, Joseph McDermid, Charlie Harper, Bruce Davidson, Paul Sheridan, John Gerard Miller, Maureen MacIntosh, Davie Peacock, Anne Rodgers, Diarmid O’Hara, Barbara Holland, Michelle Rajab, Matthew Craig, Maurice Boyce, Margaret Kieran, James Keegan, Martin Reynolds, Maura Murphy, Isabelle Cox, Maria Giovanazzi, Clare MacTavish.
Recently Dead—Liz Duncan, Bob Little, Ameleto Toma, Ciaran Joseph Arthurs, Corinne Miller, Eric Selley.
Anniversaries—Peter Lafferty, Margaret-Mary & Michael Docherty, Mary McGuire, Esther Lowe, Dora O’Connor, Samuel Galloway, Eileen & William McGhie.