"This day was made by the Lord;
we rejoice and are glad. Alleluia!"
Regina Coeli—replaces the Angelus during the Easter Season.
Easter Water—you are invited to take Easter Water to bless homes and families at Easter using the text issued with this bulletin.
2011/12—St Andrew’s Parish Groups—Annual Return—It’s that time of year again when we require accounts and information from your group in order to complete our Parish return for the Archdiocese and the Scottish Charities Regulator. We require the following information for the financial year ending 31 March 2012.
- Name of Group/Activity
- Name(s) and contact numbers of office holders.
- A copy of your Group accounts for the period 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2012 inclusive.
- Sight of the group bank statements/passbook covering the same period. Please ask your local bank for a printout early April. These will be returned to you.
- Any comment you deem relevant to the group finances.
Dates for the Children’s Choir—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
Date for your Diary—Ecumenical Vespers. The Archdiocese arranges Vespers each year and invites a speaker from another Christian tradition. This year Archbishop Conti has asked to come to St. Andrew’s Bearsden on Thursday 26th April at 7pm. All welcome. The visiting invited preacher is Rev. David Caskie– Moderator of Dumbarton Presbytery.
Area Leaders meeting—On Monday 16th April at 7 30pm in Lower Hall.
Area Messengers meeting—on Monday 16th April at 8pm in Lower Hall.
Presbytery Roof Repairs—Begins on Tuesday 10th April.
Family Ceilidh—28th April—As part of our 25 year celebrations, St Andrew's is holding a family ceilidh on Saturday 28th April in the Upper Hall from 7pm—10pm. B.Y.O.B. and soft drinks and we’ll provide hot dogs and pizza. £15 per family ticket. Contact Shivonne Hayes on 942 8603/email email@example.com or Veronica Maguire on 942 0607/email firstname.lastname@example.org
Vouchers for Schools—St. Andrew’s School is collecting the Tesco Vouchers for schools, Sainsbury's “Active Kids” Vouchers and Morrisons “Let’s Grow” Vouchers and anyone wishing to donate these please deposit them in the basket on the table behind the main door, next to the Piety Stall where they will be collected periodically. Many thanks for your support.
Forty Hours Devotions - Devotions begin here at St. Andrew’s on Sunday 22nd April from after 12 noon Mass until the Evening Holy Hour at 7.30 p.m; resuming on Monday and Tuesday 23rd/234th from after 10.00 a.m. Mass until the Holy Hours each evening at 7.30 p.m. The church will be open throughout the day during Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament for private visits and devotions The visiting preacher each evening will be Fr. Gerry Mulligan CSsR.
Pilgrimage to Fatima 2012—9th July to 23rd July. See notice in porch of the church.
Deaf Blind Scotland Events -
Canal Run—Saturday 21st April—See notice in the porch of the church.
Penielheugh Abseil—Sunday 13th May—See notice in the porch of the church.
Coffee Morning—Mission Aviation Fellowship—Saturday 12th May 2012 - See notice in the porch of the church.
Saint Andrew’s Squad—For all P.4 children celebrating First Holy Communion—please come to the Upper Hall on Sunday 22nd April from 9.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. Call Margaret Hendry 563 9993 for more information.