Fourth Sunday of Year A 29th January 2023
St John the Evangelist: Collections:
First Collection GA £ 416.50 NGA £801.31 Monthly Standing Orders: £3,818.00 Building Fund GA £20.00 St Anthony £62.12
Sick & Retired Priests GA £631.00. NGA £737.53 Justice & Peace GA £50.00
Annual White Flower SPUC Collection: Retiring Collection this weekend of 28th/29th January
This Sunday Coffee/Tea Morning: All welcome to come along after the 10.00am Mass to the hall.
First Friday Parish Monthly Mass & Adoration: Mass begins at 7pm, followed by Adoration, Rosary & Night Prayer.
First Friday Children’s Rosary in St Johns: This Friday at 6.30pm. This is an opportunity, for children of all ages to gather together to pray the rosary. All families are invited to attend and pre- school children are very welcome. The idea is that children as young as 4 or 5 and up to around 14 can learn to lead the rosary and make the rosary part of their daily lives. The rosary only lasts around 15 minutes. Please contact Lesley Ward if you need any further information (email@example.com or call 07910266821).
Monthly Diocesan First Friday Pro-life Mass: St Francis, Port Glasgow at 7pm.
White Mass: Mass for Catholic Healthcare Professionals and the intention of healthcare work in Scotland will take place on Sunday 12th February 2023 at 11am in St. Mirin’s Cathedral. Following Mass reception in the Diocesan office foyer. Please RSVP if attending the Reception and for more details please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes: Takes place from 30 June until 7 July 2023. Pilgrimage is open to all. Prices start at £859 Esplanade Eden, (15 min walk to the Domain) £919 foe Beau Site (12 min walk to the Grotto) and £984 for the Hotel Padoue. (3 min walk to the Domain, recommended if you struggle with distance). Prices are per person based on 2 people sharing and does not include insurance. (There is an additional single room supplement for each hotel) If you have a medical condition, or require assistance you should register with the Pilgrimage medical team. You should do this prior to booking with Tangney Tours. Please contact Anne Louise Buchanan on 01475 638132. To book phone Tangney Tours on 01732 886666 or visit www.tangney-tours.com/paisley
Youth to Lourdes 2023: Our pilgrimage returns this summer. In s3-s6? Do you wish to serve others? Learn more about your faith? Meet other young people? If so, then Youth to Lourdes could be for you. This year the pilgrimage will leave Scotland on Thursday 29th June 2023. We will arrive in Lourdes on Friday 30th June. We will arrive back in Scotland on Friday 7th July 2023. The pilgrimage costs £650.00. Want to know more? Contact Fr. John Morrison tel: 01418892026 5056 or email email@example.com or follow us on Instagram, facebook and twitter.
Diocesan Office for Pastoral Formation of Young Adults Pilgrimage to Lourdes: This will coincide with the Diocesan/ Youth to Lourdes Pilgrimage from 30th June to 7th July 23. The cost is £500 per person. If you’re aged 18-35 and would like to know more, or if you would like to register your interest, please email (firstname.lastname@example.org) (email@example.com). Deposits of £100 should be paid before the end of January 2023.
Admission to Hospital: If you are due to go into hospital please contact Fr Joe/Jonathan to receive the Sacrament of the Sick before admission. Every hospital has a system to contact a Priest in emergencies; a family member simply asks a member of staff to contact the Priest on Call and he will visit. Other non-emergency visits can be arranged via the Hospital Chaplain if required. Due to Data Protection, the Chaplain won’t know you are in the hospital unless you inform him.
Catholic TV Televised Mass: Tomorrow 29th January at 10.00 am here in St Johns.
We pray for those who have died recently, Joseph Brogan, Paul Burke, Amy Cook, Hurst Kundinger, John Joseph Mc Gonigle, Elizabeth Mc Guinness, Catherine Mc Lachlan, Irene & Liam Mc Laughlin, Oliver Smyth and for the Anniversaries of Edward, George & Mary Brady, Allan Brown, Maria Crolla, Isabella Docherty, Jane Mitchell Doyle,
Aloysius Fernandes, Anna Gaffney, Mary Hill, Edward Hone, Patrick, Patricia & Susan Hone, Jennifer Mowat, Anna Mc Guire, Rena Owens, John Speirs Jnr, Betty & Danny Williamson, Jack Winning.