May, Month of Our Lady
Rosary & Benediction today at 3pm in St Thomas.
Holy Day of Obligation Ascension Thursday
Masses at 10am and 7pm in St John's and 9am in St Thomas (No Vigils)
100 Club Draw April
Frank Doherty No 142. Still to collect.
200 Club St Thomas
David Reid. Still to collect.
The Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Carfin: Bus leaves St John's sharp at 1:30pm
Mass of Anointing of the Sick will be celebrated at 3pm followed by the Rosary Procession which will take place at 5:30pm. Bus departs at 6:30pm.
Readers & Extra-Ordinary Ministers Rotas
If anyone wishes to receive an electronic copy of the new rotas for Ministers of the Eucharist and of the Word, please email Mary Hallan at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Children’s Liturgy Volunteers
Would all active Children’s Liturgy leaders, please see Mary Hallan in the sacristy after 10am Mass this Sunday, to discuss their PVG status and training requirements? If you are unable to meet, please contact her at: email@example.com
Funeral in St John's
Wed 25th May: Mary Hughes (10am Mass)
Thurs 26th May: Claire Greville (Hurlet Crematorium 10am)
Funeral of Rev Andrew Coleman
St Peter’s Glenburn on Wednesday 25th May at 12 Noon.
No Morning Mass on Wednesday 25th as Fr Joe has a funeral in St John's and Fr Jonathan is MC at Fr Coleman’s funeral. He has to be down to St Peter's early to arrange the Funeral Mass.
A Series of Talks on the Divine Praises for Young Adults
The next talk of the series Blessed be Jesus Christ: True Man by Father Bernard Mournian will take place on Wednesday 22nd June at 7pm in St. Mirin’s Cathedral and will be followed by Benediction and an opportunity to socialise over drinks.
Legion of Mary Centenary Mass
The National Thanksgiving Mass to mark 100 years of the Legion of Mary will be held at Carfin Grotto on Sunday, 29th May at 3pm. All active and auxiliary members, past and present, are warmly invited to come along. Family and friends are most welcome too. Bus leaves at 1:30pm.
“The Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything.” Are you open to what the Holy Spirit is saying in you? Speak to our Diocesan Vocations Director Fr. John Morrison tel: 01418895056 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Diocesan Family Day: Sunday 12th June 2pm-4pm
Families are warmly invited to come together with Bishop John at St John’s, Barrhead for an afternoon celebrating family life. There will be activities for children, followed by refreshments for all! The day will conclude with Holy Mass at 4pm. Please note there won’t be the regular 5pm Sunday Parish Mass this day.
Corpus Christi Procession
To celebrate the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, we will have on 19th June in St John's a Corpus Christi procession beginning at 3pm. All our recent First Communicants are especially invited. Please note that there won’t be the regular parish 5pm Mass.
We pray for those who have died recently
Annie Conlon, Claire Greville, Mary Hughes, Joan Hudson, Ben Mc Fadden, Jack Pencovitch, and Sarah Smith;
and the 6 months' mind of
and for the Anniversaries of
Esther Bell, Catherine Boyle, Elizabeth Boyle, John Farrell, Linzi Geddes, John Hegarty, Allan Lawson, Helen Monaghan, Charlie Mullen, Brian McCool, Sadie McGowan, Catherine & Michael McGuire, Frank McGuire, John Michael MacMillan, Dr Frances Nicholson.