whoever follows me will have the light of life."
St Andrew’s, St Benedict’s and St Joseph’s Parish Cluster will meet this Monday at 7pm in the chapel-house to continue taking the opportunity to share experiences and expertise, and also to look at arranging a Lenten spiritual event, and a summer social event.
“The Summit”. Monthly Archdiocesan Youth Event. Jam-packed with exciting talks, workshops, activities, Mass with the Archbishop, social and food - in Blessed John Duns Scotus Church, Ballater Street, G5 0YT, (just a ten minute walk from Glasgow City Centre) 2-5pm – first one is next Sunday 12th February. Transport to and from St Andrew’s will be provided. If you are interested in going to this Youth Event, which is for all secondary school pupils, let us know. Phone St Andrew’s on 942 4635 or email email@example.com. Future youth event dates are 12th March, 14th May & 11th June. For more info or to contact the youth office, visit www.facebook.com/RCAGYouth or call 226 5898.
Catholic Education Week 12th – 19th February. Theme “Developing as a Community of Faith and Learning”. News, information and good resources for teachers, parents and students at www.sces.org.uk. Pick up a copy of SCES Newsletter featuring news of recent and forthcoming developments in education. There’s also a special message from Archbishop Tartaglia. St Andrew’s Primary and Turnbull High will be attending and taking part in the 10am Mass on 19th Feb. Pick up also from the porch copies of the schools’ newsletters. Come in and enjoy tea, coffee and cakes afterwards.
To mark the start of Catholic Education Week, and to begin to look forward to the Sacrament of Confirmation, P6 classes in all the primary schools in the deanery will gather for 10.30am Mass with the Archbishop in Our Holy Redeemer’s this Friday. Families are most welcome to attend.
A big thank you goes out to all the members of St Andrew’s Primary School's PPTA and to all those in St Andrew's parish who organised, generously volunteered and gave of their time to help make last Saturday's Golden Jubilee Burns Supper Family Ceilidh celebration such a huge success. With over 160 tickets sold, the hall was packed and a good time was had by all. A very big thank you to all who attended.
Our very sincere thanks to St Andrew’s Primary PPTA and the families of St Andrew’s school for their very generous gift of £100, which will help us purchase a new bench for the Golden Jubilee garden, which we are delighted the school’s Eco group are looking after with regular visits.
Messengers Meeting, Mon 20th Feb. in Lower Hall: all Messengers are asked to attend our Easter Reachout Meeting - Area Leaders at 7.30 p.m. and Messengers at 8.00 p.m.
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 – 5.45pm; Sundays 9.15 – 9.40am.
Divine Mercy Novena is prayed weekdays after morning Mass in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. All most welcome.
Extraordinary Ministers Meeting – this Thurs, 9th 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.
Children’s Choir - 19th February (Education Sunday); 12th & 19th March; 14th & 21st May; 11th & 18th June. Any queries, please contact Annamaria Strachan 01419429799/07749715514 /firstname.lastname@example.org
Golden Jubilee Forty Hours Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament - 5th, 6th & 7th March. More details soon.
Drumchapel Foodbank – All items such as cans of food, pasta and toiletries are gratefully received. Collection boxes are taken every Monday morning.
We’re still looking for more artists and aspiring artists to create a piece of art (tapestry, installation, photograph, pottery etc.) for our St Andrew’s 50th Anniversary Jubilee Art Exhibition. 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 2017. Thank you. Catherine Dunipace email@example.com
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..
Special Second Collection – 19th Feb – Education Sunday.
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
Baptism Preparation – Thurs 2nd March at 7pm
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Paul Morton, Dante Biagioi, Louise Dolan, Ronald Coia, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Gilbert O’Rourke, Joseph McDermid, Charlie Harper, Bruce Davidson, Paul Sheridan, John Gerard Miller, Maureen MacIntosh, Michelle Rajab, Matthew Craig, Maurice Boyce, Margaret Kieran, Martin Reynolds, Maura Murphy, Isabelle Cox, Maria Giovanazzi, Clare MacTavish.
Recently Dead—Patrick Conroy, Corinne Miller, Hugh Drake, Betty Smith, Robin Puller, Joe Sim, James Keegan, Joseph Muir, Cathie Murray, Liz Miller, Gerald Fleming, Sister Teresa McGaughan.
Six Months Mind--Charlie Melly