you who labour and are overburdened
and I will give you rest."
Tea in the Garden at Dan and Nancy Stevens at 1 Pendicle Road, G61 1PU on Sunday 27th July 2pm – 5pm. Donation £5. All proceeds to St Margaret’s Hospice. Call 569 5285 for raffle tickets. Great prizes to be won. Pick up a flyer from the porch or see noticeboard for more details.
Interested in becoming a Catholic? RCIA, the programme of catechesis and instruction, which prepares adults for the Sacraments, will begin after summer. Please speak to Fr. Mackle, if you would like to know more about RCIA and the Catholic faith.
Bus to Carfin for the National Pilgrimage. Sunday, September 7th. Bus will leave parish at 1pm and return approx. 7.30pm. £3. Mass at 3pm. Rosary procession at 5pm. Please sign sheet in porch or mention to Dorothy MacLean, if you would like to go.
The internet radio station radioalba.org podcasts daily with a 30-minute cycle of prayer and music beginning at 8.00am and continuing until 11.30am. The programme includes parish Morning Prayer, schools Morning Prayer and a short Music Choice program. The station is developing other sets of Morning Prayer particularly looking towards the Commonwealth Games. A short service for those who are ill and another for those who have lost a loved one are also in the pipeline.
A date for your diary!!! Family Fun Night - Saturday 20th September please come along and join us for a family fun night. Food, bingo and quizzes to suit the whole family. In the upper hall 7 til 10.30 pm. byob. Tickets - £3 per adult, £2 per child. Please contact David and Veronica Maguire email@example.com text 07884468212. Many thanks.
Commonwealth Games - We are still looking for a few parishioners to represent St Andrew’s at a unique event to explore and celebrate the interweaving of sport, disability and faith. Thursday 17 July 9.30am to 5pm at Blessed John Duns Scotus, 270 Ballater Street, G5 0YT. Tickets £40 – sponsored by the parish. To book, speak to Fr Mackle and contact firstname.lastname@example.org The conference will include leading voices in the field of disability, faith and sport, and Special Olympic and Paralympic athletes will share their stories.
Maryvale Institute distance learning courses. Award courses include the Certificate in Catechesis; the Catechism of the Catholic Church; New Testament Studies and more. Degree courses include the Ecclesiastical Bachelor of Divinity; Bachelor of arts in Philosophy and the Catholic Tradition and the Master of Arts in Catholic Applied Theology plus others. For further details, see poster in the porch or visit email@example.com
Fr Mackle : I wish to express my very sincere thanks to the parish, and in particular to all those who made the preparations for last Thursday morning’s Mass of Thanksgiving and reception in the hall to mark the occasion of my 25th anniversary of my ordination to the priesthood. Thank you to all those who came along to join in the Mass. I deeply appreciate your being there. I am very grateful for all the cards, good wishes and assurances of prayers, and I am overwhelmed by everyone’s generosity.
Many thanks for the generous donation of £200 from a parishioner for parish funds.
Please help keep the list of sick up to date by letting us know of names that should be added or removed from the list.
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land – 29th September to 6th October with the Archdiocese of Glasgow. £1095 for 8 days. For more information, call 0800 371972.
I + You = We Programme for the development of Marital Relations, 19- 20 July, Turnbull Hall. See poster for details or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Passkeepers still needed especially at Saturday 6pm Vigil Mass. If anyone would like to volunteer as a passkeeper, please contact Fr Mackle 942 4635 or Michael Sheerin 943 0935.
Greater Maryhill Foodbank. Many thanks for your continued support.
Piety Stall Rota – Volunteers still needed, particularly after the Vigil Mass. If you could spare 15 minutes after Mass we would really appreciate your help. Any questions please call Anne MacIntosh 931 5861 or Annamaria Strachan 942 9799.Discerning a Vocation to the Priesthood? If you think God may be inviting you to such a vocation, and for evenings of Catechesis, Prayer and Fraternity to help discern your vocation (2nd Friday of the month) please contact Vocations Director, Fr Ross Campbell, email@example.com (339 4315)
Padre Pio Prayer Group – Every Monday at 7 pm. All very welcome.
Mass Attendance – 28 / 29 June. Vigil Mass - 140; 10am Mass - 181; 12 noon Mass – 133. Total – 454