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St John the Evangelist: Collections:
First CGA £332.00 NGA £897.49 Monthly Standing Orders: £3,818.00
Building Fund GA £9.00 St Anthony £49.00
Mission Sunday 23rd October: 2nd Collection: The World Mission Sunday Collection ensures the work and service of the Mission Church, as it supports Priests, Religious and Lay leaders who offer the Lord’s Mercy and concrete help to the most vulnerable communities in the Pope’s Missions. Gift Aid Envelopes for those who pay tax only are available in the porch and side benches. Please complete all details requested.
Month of the Holy Rosary. October Devotions: Rosary & Benediction today at 3pm.Please come along and pray with our Blessed Mother Mary, for peace in the world and for her assistance in our own lives.
St Luke’s Teachers Cluster Mass: Mon 24th Oct at 8am. St Luke’s Feast Day Mass: Bishop John will celebrate Mass on Fri 28th Oct at 9am for Staff & Pupils for their School Patron. No 10.00am Mass on Friday.
Eucharistic Adoration: We still have some unfilled hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Details and sign-up forms are at the back of the Church.
Lourdes 2023: An information evening for anyone interested in the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes next year, from June 30th to July 7th 2023, will take place in St. Ninian’s Church Hall, Gourock on Monday 24 October at 7 pm. All welcome.
Monthly Divine Mercy Devotion & Holy Mass: This takes place on Wednesday 26th of October at 7pm in St Mary’s Church, Paisley. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament follows Holy Mass. All welcome.
Glasgow Torchlight Procession: To mark the 55th Anniversary of the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act, on Thursday 27th October, the actual day on which the Act was passed, there will be Rosary at 6:30pm at George Square followed by a Procession to St Andrew's Cathedral for Holy Mass at 7:30pm.
National SPUC Prayer Campaign Oct 27th to 2022 April 27th 2023: 10 Million Prayers for 10 Million Lost Lives. Join SPUC and the Knights of St Columba for online Rosary on Thursday 27th of October at 7pm. Access via Microsoft Teams. www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/join-a-meeting.
Meeting ID:342 458 317 637. Passcode: pYePXx
Funeral this week: Joe Lunday on Thursday 27th October at 10.am.
The Annual Safeguarding Announcement: This will be read out at all Masses next weekend 29th/30th October.
Reconciliation & Healing Service: St Columkille’s Hall on Sunday 30th October at 2.30pm. Speakers Fr Joe Balmer and Joe Livingstone. Theme: Praising God in our Desolation.
Annual Mass at St. Conval’s Cemetery: Bishop John will celebrate the Annual Cemetery Mass to pray for the souls of family members laid to rest in our cemetery on Sunday 6th November 2022 at 2.00pm. The mass will also be livestreamed for people unable to travel – Please check website prior for the link.
St John's Primary School Shoppers Night. This takes place on 11th November at 7pm in St John's Church Hall. Entry £2, pay on door. We look forward to seeing you there and thank you for your continued support.
Stall: The Stall is open each week before and after the Vigil Mass and 10am Mass. If you wish to pre-order Christmas Cards, give details at the stall. Packet of 10 cards @ £1.40 and Christmas Mass Bouquets Cards @ 50p each.
We pray for those who have died recently: Joe Lunday, Mary Flora Macmillan, Anna Breslin and for the Anniversaries of Wallace Burns, Neil Crossan, Patrick Cunningham, Nellie Curran, Anne Donnelly, Ursula Glancy, Edward Gillan, Theresa & William Irwin, Edward & Helen Monaghan, Rev James Murray, Isobel Mc Creadie, Elspeth Mc Fadyen, William Mc Fadyen, Allison Mc Master, Mary O’Neil. Patsy Stevenson.
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