Second Collection 3rd/4th July
Monthly Building Fund Collection
Optional Special Collection: The Apostleship of the Sea (11th July)
This provides practical and pastoral care to all seafarers, through Port Chaplains and Volunteer Ship Visitors. The life of a seafarer is dangerous and lonely, separated from their families and working in harsh conditions. The monies from the St Anthony box will be given as our Parish Contribution. Box in porch as you enter through Main Door to Church (St John’s) and in Sacristy in St Thomas.
Sunday 5pm Mass
As from after this weekend, this Mass will not continue until after Summertime.
Ordination of Rev Joseph Mc Gill: St Mirin’s Cathedral 6th July
Please keep Deacon Joe Mc Gill in your prayers as he prepares these final days for Ordination to the Priesthood.
The prophet Ezekiel is called and sent to speak God’s word to his People. Could you be called in a similar way to bring the Gospel to people in priesthood or religious life? Contact your local Vocations Director, Fr. John Morrison Tel: 0141 889 5056 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Year of St Joseph
An evening for all our parish volunteers, workers and those involved in all our organisations, commending them to St Joseph, Patron Saint of Workers in St Mirin’s Cathedral on July 12th at 7pm. Book your tickets. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/diocese-of-paisley-33712912941
Alternatively, call St Margaret’s Church, Johnstone to book by phone on 01505320198
St John’s 100 Club Winners June
4th Prize: E.Casey No 113 (£20)
5th Prize: Wm Travers No 72 (£20)
These are still to be collected from the Sacristy.
Course to Qualify as RE Specialist
The University of Glasgow is offering an ATQ in RE this coming academic year (21/22). A grant of £400 is available in two instalments from Paisley Diocese for teachers, resident in the diocese who attend monthly diocesan seminars to support the completion of their assignments. This qualification fulfils the requirement for applying to the GTCS for Professional Registration as a specialist Religious Education teacher in the Catholic Secondary school. Please find all the details, including teaching dates and cost, here:
GTCS PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION:
The following are required: jam, juice, custard, cream rice and carrier bag. Thank you.
Please pray for those who have died recently especially
Sheila McAleer, Ralph Sweeney, Theresa Temple,
and for the Anniversaries of
Andrew Adair, William Breslin, Mr Donlin, Alex Haggerty, Jim McCaffrey, Rose Marie Strain McCorkindale, Marion Sheath, John Stirling, Jimmy Taylor.
Anniversaries and all notices for the e-Bulletin should be handed in by 7pm on Thursdays.