"This is my Son, The Beloved.
Listen to Him."
Lent—Please note that in the weeks after the Mission in addition to the 10.00 a.m. morning weekday Masses, there will be Evening Mass on Wednesdays at 7.00 p.m. with Stations of Cross from 6.30 p.m. on 14th, 21st and 28th March.
During the Lenten Season you may notice some new aspects in the Liturgy for example there may be no recessional hymn emphasising the “mood” of the Liturgy and use of the Apostles’ Creed appropriate for the preparation of those preparing for full Communion with the church at Easter—the second collections at weekend Masses are for the Sick and Retired Priests’ Fund except on the 4th Sunday, when the collections are for S.C.I.A.F (17/18th March).
Dates for the Children’s Choir—7th March (7.30pm service),11th March 10am Mass, 17th March 6pm Mass , 13th May 10am Mass, 20th May 10am Mass, 10th June 10am Mass, 17th June 10am Mass. Contact Annamaria Strachan 0141 942 9799, 07749715514, email firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Patrick's Night—Saturday 24th March. Tickets on sale from 4th February priced £15.00. Guest speaker—Father Joe Mills. See notice in porch. Tickets phone D. MacLean 587 7319.
2012 Gonzaga Lectures—St. Aloysius Church—see notice in the porch.
Parish Exhibition—For all groups to advertise their activities and to look for interested recruits on 10/11th March at the Upper Hall …..one of our church 25th Anniversary Events.
Parish Liturgy Group Meeting—In preparation for Easter—At the presbytery on Tuesday 13th March at 7.30 p.m.
St. Andrew’s Squad—For all Primary three children celebrating the Sacrament of Reconciliation, please come to the Lower Hall on Sunday 11th March 9.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. Call Margaret Hendry 563 9993 for more information. Thank you
Feast of St. John Ogilvie—Saturday 10th March.
Group 1 Saturday 17th March at 10.30 a.m.
Group 2 Saturday 24th March at 10.30 a.m.
For children not at St. Andrew’s Primary School—Please choose either date.
Carmelite Spirituality and Prayer—The next meeting will be on Monday 5th March from 7.30—9.00. So, if you are a young women, aged between 30 and 45 and would like to deepen your prayer life and learn more about Carmelite Spirituality, why not join us here at the Carmelite Monastery, Waterside Road, Kirkintillloch G66 3PE. Check out our web-site www.carmelglasgow.co.uk or e-mail contact@ carmelglasgow.co.uk for more information.
Parish Pilgrimage—7th—15th September 2012—For various reasons we have changed the venue for this year’s Pilgrimage and so lowering the cost. We will be based in Florence, visiting the Cathedral (Mass Sept 8th) along with other famous
Churches and Buildings, including the world renowned Uffizi Art Gallery, housing some of the most precious Art works before visiting the Leaning Tower of Pisa on our way to the Coast for a few days relaxation at a sea-side resort. Mass is celebrated daily in our Hotel. There will be another meeting when full details are available Mary O’Loan 942 8446.
S.P.U.C./Pro Life—Please Support the 100 Masses for Life Campaign—During Lent the Wednesday evening Masses will be for this campaign. Please come and join us.
Mass to Mark the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Opening of the Church Building—St. Andrew’s Bearsden (see attached).
Ghanaian Catholic Community Scotland—Holy Cross Parish on 4th March 2012 at 14.00 hours. See notice in porch.
Forty Hours Adoration—Will take place in the Parish of St. Maria Goretti, Cranhill on 3rd June 2012 instead of 18th March 2012.
The “Walk with Me” booklets—A Lenten Journey of prayer for 2012 are on sale in the piety stall price £1.00