and stop making my Father's house a marketplace."
Please enter your name on the sign up sheet in the porch, if you will be attending . This is an event for the young people of St Andrew’s, St Benedict’s and St Joseph’s.
Forty Hours Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Sunday 4th March. At the end of 12noon Mass, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Time for private prayer and adoration. Holy Hour at 7pm. Night Prayer at 9pm.
Monday, 5th March 10am Mass concluding with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Time for private prayer and adoration. Holy Hour at 7pm . Confessions available throughout. Night Prayer at 9pm.
Tuesday, 6th March 10am Mass concluding with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Time for private prayer and adoration. Holy Hour at 7pm.Confessions available throughout. Night Prayer at 9pm. The Holy Hours will be led by Redemptorist, Fr Ronnie. We look forward to welcoming him back.
First Confession - Sacrament of Reconciliation- Dates and Times for Primary Three - During the Season of Lent (up to Easter Sunday, 1st) Saturdays 10.30am – 11.00am; & 5.15pm – 5.45pm; Sundays 9.15 – 9.40am. Family members are encouraged, too, to take the opportunity to go to the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Remember in your prayers Neil and John who are journeying through RCIA process of becoming Catholics this Easter. A special stage of the process with prayers will take place at the 10am Mass today, Sunday 4th March.
Lenten Mass for the cluster parishes of St Andrew, St Benedict and St Joseph will be celebrated in St Benedict’s on Thursday 22nd March at 7pm. All most welcome.
Safeguarding Training - Volunteers who work in the parish with children and/or vulnerable adults, who haven't been free to attend previous safeguarding training meetings, are asked to make every effort to attend the training morning 10.30am – 12.30pm on 10th March in St Eunan’s, Clydebank. To book, please contact Claudia.firstname.lastname@example.org tel 226 5998.
Stations of the Cross Crossword for older children. Copies in the porch.
Washing of the Feet – Volunteers required to have their feet washed at the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7.30pm Thursday 29th March. Please enter your name on the sign up sheet on the noticeboard.
Appeal for volunteers for church cleaning. At present, the church is cleaned once a month (on the first Sunday) by a contract commercial cleaning firm. The church does, however, need to be cleaned more regularly. We would therefore like to try and re-establish a rota of volunteer cleaners. Could you give some of your time to help? Once every four weeks for a couple of hours? Would you consider being part of one of the teams? If you are interested, please contact 942 4635 / email@example.com The rota of volunteers would replace buying in the once a month service.
Fertility Care Scotland is looking for people to be trained to be teachers in the Billings Ovulation Method. If you are interested, please contact Elaine McGill 221 0858 / firstname.lastname@example.org Visit www.fertilitycare.org.uk The next Teacher Training Course will be 31st May – 3rd June at Schoenstatt, Campsie Glen. The parish has sponsored one place on the course to cover the course fee of £360.
Our sincere thanks to the Hut Ladies for their generous donation of £200 for parish funds.
To mark the Centenary of Catholic Education, Stephen McKinney, Professor of Education at the University of Glasgow, will give the second of his talks on Thursday 8th March 7pm - 8.30pm on “1918-2018: 100 years of Scottish Catholic School Education “.
All are most welcome. The talk will take place in the upper hall, and include refreshments. There will be the opportunity for discussion and questions during the evening. Centenary theme, “Catholic Schools – Good for Scotland”.
Padre Pio Prayer Group meets on Mondays at 7pm. All welcome. For information or interest, please contact Kay Dick 0141 942 7771 or Kate Hay 0141 931 5154.
Come and join St Andrew’s Primary PTA for a St Patrick’s Day Family Celebration on Sat 17th March , 7pm - 11pm Adult £10, Child ( age 3 - 12 ) £5, Age 2 and under free.
Ticket price includes Buffet. This is a BYOB event. Please contact Suzanne Gahagan 07757383843 or Siobhan McManus 07850212951 for tickets.
Stations of the Cross – Fridays in Lent at 7pm.
The Legion of Mary - new members always welcome. Meets on Mondays at 5pm in the Hut. Divine Mercy Novena is prayed weekdays after morning Mass in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. All most welcome.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – each Saturday from 10.30am until 12.30pm. Please consider coming to spend some time in adoration and prayer each Saturday, especially during Lent.
Special note for Readers and all who use missals - on the 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays in Lent, as these are RCIA Sundays, readings are taken from Year A.
Studying Spanish at school?Is your son or daughter aged 11-16 years of age and studying Spanish at school?Would it be beneficial for your child to set up an email communication or skype conversation with a Spanish child of a similar age living in Madrid?The concept is to introduce an English family to a Spanish family via email giving complete control of the situation to both sets of parents to decide how the communications between the two students should progress (eg via email, skype, etc).If you are interested and would like to ask questions or have more information please call Jackie Harrison on 0141 942 8229.The parish of St Andrew’s have agreed for this notice to go into the Bulletin, however the Parish and the Archdiocese are in no way involved in this arrangement.All aspects of this matter are solely the responsibility of the families involved.
Lentfest 2018 - The Dementia Journey with Faith and the Arts One of the many events of Lentfest, a day devoted to the positive impact of Faith and the Arts on those living with dementia, supported by Alzheimer Scotland, Playlists for Life and the Scottish Catholic Medical Association. Speakers include Dr Adrian Treloar, author of a book ‘Hope on a Difficult Journey, specialising in Dementia and the Catholic Faith. Saturday 24 March, 10am – 4pm, Our Lady & St George’s, Sandwood Road, Penilee, G52 2QE. All most welcome. For further information see Lentfest Brochure in porch or contact Anne O’Donnell at Alzheimer Scotland on 0141 946 0966 or AGAP on 0141 552 5527.
Our Parish Library has a very extensive range of books and DVDs covering a wide variety of religious topics. We would like to encourage you to have a look at the books and DVDs.
The Beginning Experience residential weekend for those who find themselves alone again through divorce, separation or widowhood. 23rd – 25th March at St Mary’s, Kinnoull, Perth. Contact Ros 0131 669 0003 / email@example.com
Can you bring an extra tin during Lent? Drumchapel Foodbank have expressed their thanks for the tremendous support given by our parish weekly. If you're able to bring even just one tinned meal to Mass during Lent and leave in the porch, these would be very gratefully received. Many thanks.
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick - Paul Morton, Dante Biagioi, Louise Dolan, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Joseph McDermid, Charlie Harper, John Gerard Miller, Michelle Rajab, Matthew Craig, Maurice Boyce, Maria Giovanazzi, Geraldine Moy, Pat O’Neill, Michael Timoney, Baby Julia McLeod, Charlene Bishop, Annamarie McGill, Gladys Chapman, Angela McLeod, Geoff Martin, Leo Shiels.
Recently Dead - Flora McLeod Young, James Reid, Chrissie Edgar, Stefan Moron.
Anniversaries - Agnes McKinnon.