to God who is, who was, and who is to come."
Catholic Social Teaching Thought for the Week - 30th May (Trinity Sunday) Fight for the common good, serve the poor, be protagonists of the revolution of charity and service.Christus Vivit, para 174
P7 Leavers’ Masses are being arranged for 21st & 22nd June. More information about these soon.
Wonderful the celebration of 44 of last year's P7s, (this year’s S1s) receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation last weekend. They had been waiting so patiently. Third time lucky. This year's P7s' celebration of Confirmation will be next weekend 5th/6th June. The Masses will be live streamed with each family given password link, and, of course, we can all participate by remembering to pray for our P7 confirmandi and their families.
The Saturday Vigil Mass on 5th June will begin at 5.30pm. This is because we have a Confirmation Mass at 3.30pm.
Just a reminder to all the families of our First Communicants ~ If you haven't registered yet for the booking process for Mass, it's simple and easy to do just follow this link.
Register just once, and book each time you want to come to Mass.
The Piety Stall online store has a large selection of Confirmation cards & gifts for sale. Orders can be placed and either collected from the organiser’s homes, church house porch or delivery can be arranged if collection isn’t suitable.https://www.standrewsbearsden.co.uk/piety-stall.html
SPRED Open Hour Have you ever wondered about the work of SPRED in support of parishioners who have learning disability? Have you ever wanted to know about volunteering with SPRED or how SPRED could help someone you know? Please join us on Zoom for one of our open hours on Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th June at 7 p.m. when we will share with you what we do, introduce you to some of our volunteers and answer any questions you may have. To receive your zoom invitation please email firstname.lastname@example.org or send a Facebook message to @GlasgowSPRED.
Help wanted - Our parish soup run volunteers continue to collect supermarket surplus donations 7 mornings a week from M&S Milngavie and Byres Rd and deliver to St Gregory’s foodbank, the Wayside and Aspire, west end. Some additional volunteers to help cover on occasion would be really helpful to allow our volunteers to take a well earned break. No need for a permanent commitment but occasional cover as we move into holiday period would be good. Please email Veronica McLaughlin - email@example.com
Scottish Bishops have established a ‘Care Of Creation Office’ ahead of the COP26 meeting in Glasgow later this year! You can read the statement on this announcement here Justice & Peace Scotland - Scottish Bishops Establish a 'Care For Creation Office' (justiceandpeacescotland.org.uk)
Bishops’ Pastoral Letter celebrating the 6th anniversary of Laudato Si is on the J&P Scotland website and available here Justice & Peace Scotland - Pastoral Letter on 6th Anniversary of Laudato Si (justiceandpeacescotland.org.uk)
Children’s Liturgy: each week in the form of a video of the week’s Gospel reading. Available at : https://www.rpbooks.co.uk/celebrate-following-your-faith This is an excellent resource in these exceptional times of no public Masses with children’s liturgy.
Safeguarding: Attention all volunteers who work in the parish with children and vulnerable adults. If you have still to attend Safeguarding Induction Part 1 and/or Part 2, please contact the archdiocese at SafeGuardingAdministrator@rcag.org.uk or call 0141 226 5898 to book. Courses run until September.
Walk, Cycle or Scoot to the Vigil or Sunday Mass ~ weekend 19th / 20th June - An opportunity to take climate change action! Thinking about the air that we breathe and doing our bit to make it cleaner.
Just a reminder ~ Confessions are now being heard again back in the church – Saturdays 4.15pm – 4.45pm & Sunday 9.15am – 9.40am, and on request.
Drumchapel Foodbank. Regularly your donations are dropped off at the foodbank by our parish volunteers. Thanks for continuing to give the foodbank your support.
Parish Website – Bulletin - Just to say that on the latest page and the bulletin page, a subscribe button has been added which allows users to have a daily summary sent each morning with the previous day's posts. If you don't use social media, but would like to be kept posted, then all that's asked for is your email address – you can unsubscribe at any time – it's all clearly marked.
Parish Bulletin: Any items for inclusion in the bulletin (including names for recently dead, month's mind and anniversary lists) should be put through the letter box of the Chapel House or sent by email: firstname.lastname@example.org by12noon on the Wednesday before publication. Copies of the bulletin are available on Facebook, Twitter and on the parish website.
Recently Dead – Bernard Collins, James Aloysius Costelloe, Charlie Dolan,
Concepcion Pastor Ferrandiz, Edith McWatt, John Prior, Michael Wilson
Anniversaries – Christina Lafferty, Anne Laurie, John Smith.