The First Communicants all gather today, Sunday 10.00 a.m, for their Thanksgiving Mass during which they will be presented with their First Holy Communion certificate, and then invited after Mass into the hall with their families for a party.
Family Fun Summer BBQ - Sun, 12th June 1.30pm – 4pm in St Andrew’s Church halls and grounds. Food and Fun for all the Family! Soft drinks included …otherwise BYOB. Tickets Adults: £1 Children: 50p on sale. Organised by St Andrew’s, St Benedict’s, St Joseph’s and St Laurence’s cluster. Many thanks.
The Comboni Missionaries (Verona Fathers) will be visiting our parish 18th / 19th June to speak to us about their Mission Appeal. There will be second collection taken up to support the Verona Fathers in their missionary work.
St Margaret’s Children and Family Care Society Annual Mass and Gathering, next Sunday 12th June 2pm in the Cathedral. Refreshments and children’s entertainment will follow. All are most welcome.
Join us in prayer as we prepare for World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow! Go to pray-as-you-go.org/303
Immaculate Conception Parish Fete – next Saturday 11th June. 1pm – 4pm. See poster on noticeboard for details.
Donations to Drumchapel Foodbank always gratefully received.
Dates for Children's Choir June 12th & 19th Any queries, please contact Annamaria Strachan 07749715514 /email@example.com
June Dates - 6th at 3pm - Caritas Award
7th at 7pm - Parents Council
9th at 2.30pm - Clergy cluster meeting
12th at 1.30pm - Cluster BBQ
13th at 6.30pm - Carfin
14th at 11am - Ecumenical clergy meeting
16th at 9am - Turnbull High - Vocations event
16th at 7pm - PPC
20th at 7pm - 50th Planning
24th at 10am - Leavers' Mass.
St Andrew’s Primary PTA Family Carnival Fun Day on Saturday 18th June from 1pm until 4pm in the school grounds. Entry is free and there will be a large selection of inflatables, pony rides and games for all the family to enjoy. For more information please contact Anne on 07866 009078.
Parish Pastoral Council - 16th June at 7.00pm in the chapel-house. If anyone has any matters they would like discussed, please email Veronica McLaughlin firstname.lastname@example.org by 9th June.
Rachel’s Vineyard Weekend Retreat 24 - 26 June. For spiritual and emotional healing after abortion. Will be held near Glasgow. This confidential, supportive retreat is powerful for anyone who has been affected by their own or someone else's abortion experience. For more information, please call Sr Andrea on 07816 942824 or email Marene via the enquiry form on the website www.rachelsvineyard.org.uk
St. Andrew's Carpet Bowls summer outing Thurs, 16 June. Cardwell Garden Centre for morning coffee, afternoon spent in Largs, and on to Seamill Hydro for High Tea at 5pm. Bus will leave Roman Rd. at 10 am and return approx. 8.30 pm. Cost to non-members is £20 and those who joined us last year thoroughly enjoyed it. Please contact D. MacLean - 587 7319 to book your seat.
Forthcoming Second Collections –12th June – Assisted Parishes; 19th June – Comboni Mission Appeal; 26th June – Peter’s Pence.
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land - 19 to 27 September - Celebrating the 200th
anniversary of St Andrew’s Cathedral and the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Price £1095. The Brochure is available to view on the Cathedral website: www.cathedralG1.org
Laudato Si Week: Care for our Environment - To celebrate the anniversary of Laudato Si, the Global Catholic Climate Movement are launching Laudato Si Week, June 12-19, a major international celebration of the Pope’s encyclical release anniversary. The goal is to reflect on the encyclical message and take action to bring it to life. In advance of this we are asked to read the encyclical and decide how we are going to do our bit in relation to the environmental crisis. You can read Laudato Si on: http://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20150524_enciclica-laudato-si.html Justice and Peace Group
Refugee Scotland Festival: 14th-26th June - Please keep an eye out for the Refugee Scotland Festival. This is an annual Scotland-wide programme of arts, cultural, educational, heritage and sports events. The festival brings together people from refugee and local communities to celebrate the contributions refugees make to life in Scotland and the welcome offered by local people. The theme for this year's festival is solidarity. Now, more than ever, we need to stand together with people who've had to flee their homes and are now trying to build new lives here. Justice and Peace Group.
The Legion of Mary meets Tuesdays at 7.30pm in the Hut. New members always welcome. 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.
New Dawn Catholic Pilgrimage Conference: 4 - 8 July. St Andrew's, Madras College, Kilrymont Road, KY16 8DE. Theme - "But God loved us with so much love that He was generous with His Mercy" (Ephesians 2:4:6). Daily Mass, Reconciliation, Annual Rosary Procession. Open Air Mass on Thursday 7 July. Email:email@example.com—Tel:0131-447-6153 www.newdawninscoltand.com—telephone 0131 447 6153
For support, motivation and lots of fun, join our fitness classes every Wednesday in the upper hall at 10am. Call Rosemary on 01416397477 for details.
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Paul Morton, Dante Biagioi, Louise Dolan, Charlie Melly, Ronald Coia, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Baby Eva Berrey, Marie Moy, Margie Cornyn, Russell Rodger, Patricia Swiatek, Gilbert O’Rourke, Graham Declan McCusker, Mary Frances Gerrard, Joseph McDermid, Charlie Harper, Alan Johnston, Martin Barnes, Bruce Davidson, Paul Sheridan, John Gerard Miller, Sheila Donnelly.
Recently Dead—Ellen Lyons, Sally McGread, Ena England, Dominic Togneri, Sandy Pate, Susan Van Beest, Robert Campbell, Margaret McGuire
Anniversaries—John Hamilton, Kenny Donnelly, John Gallagher, Margaret Allan, Alistair Devitt, Elizabeth Taylor