33rd Sunday Year C 13th November
St John the Evangelist: Collections:
First C GA £300.00 NGA £818.31 Monthly Standing Orders: £3,818.00
Building Fund GA £378.46 NGA £412.18 St Anthony £49.96
Next weekend Second Collection – 19th/20th November: This collection supports the Scottish Catholic Education Service (SCES) which promotes and protects our Catholic schools in issues of national significance, and supports our schools, parishes and dioceses. The national office supports three employees and we, as a Diocese, also employ four part-time local members of staff to work in our schools and on the RE curriculum.
Remembrance Day: This Sunday we Remember and Pray for all the souls lost through World Wars and other conflicts. After the 10am Mass you are invited to gather at the Parish Garden of Remembrance to do so.
Annual Hawkhead Cemetery Mass: This Sunday, 13th November at 2pm. Please follow the instruction of the volunteer stewards.
Scottish Interfaith Week 13th – 20th November: “Interreligious dialogue is a sign of the times. It is a providential sign, in the sense that God Himself, in His wise plan, has inspired, in religious leaders and in many others, the desire to encounter and come to know one another in a way respectful of religious differences.” (Pope Francis, Kazakhstan, Sept. 2022)
Annual Mass Attendance Census: This takes place at all Masses this weekend and next weekend.
Annual Mass for Deceased Members of Legion: Sat 19th November at 10am.
Annual Mass for Parishoners/ Family who have died this Year (2022). This will take place on Mon 28th Nov at 7pm.
Event for young Catholic Adults aged 20-40: Join us for a game of mini golf at Soar Braehead on Sat 26th Nov at 7:30pm. Our events are a great opportunity to meet and socialise with other young adults. For more info and tickets email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Young Adults (18-30): The Diocese has organised a series of talks on the Divine Praises. The next and final talk of the series will be on ‘Blessed be God in His Angels and Saints’ by Fr Ryan Black. This will take place on Wednesday 30th November at 7pm in St Mirin’s Cathedral and will be followed by Benediction and an opportunity to socialise over drinks.
Mass for Marriage (Rescheduled) : Bishop John warmly invites all who wish to celebrate and give thanks for the gift of marriage, especially engaged and married couples, to the Diocese of Paisley's Inaugural Mass for Marriage at 11am on Sunday 20th November 2022 in St Mirin's Cathedral. Reception in the Cathedral Hall to follow. Details of those celebrating significant anniversaries can be emailed to Rebecca Harrison at the Marriage and Family Office (email@example.com)
Celebration of World Day: The Diocese of Paisley will celebrate World Youth Day Sunday 20th November at the Diocesan Offices in Paisley. Open to young people presently in s3-6, the day will begin with a brief meeting regarding the Youth to Lourdes pilgrimage at 2pm and conclude with Mass at 4.30pm and some dinner. The day will conclude at 6pm. All attendees must bring a completed Parental Consent form. These are available from your parish, school or by -emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please contact Fr. John Morrison tel: 01418892602 or email email@example.com. Also follow paisleyvocations on twitter, instagram and facebook.
Advent Family Gathering – Sunday 27th November: You are warmly invited to come along to this event for families at St. John’s Barrhead from 2pm on Sunday 27th November. The event will include light refreshments, a family Advent wreath activity and Rosary, concluding with the celebration of Mass at 4pm." No 5pm Mass on 27th Nov
We pray for those who have died recently: Archbishop Mario Conti, Terry Capaldi, Blair Elliot, Stephen Mc Gregor, Morag & Roddy MacInnes, Mairi MacInnes, and for the Anniversary of Bill & Sheila Anderson, Kathleen Byrne, Helena Carlin, Cela & Jim Clarke, Billy Geddes, Ellen Longwill, Helen Markey, Harry Mc Gunnigle, Alex Taylor, Fr Richard Veasey,