Solemnity of Christ the King : 20th November
St John the Evangelist: Collections:
First C GA £484.00 NGA £877. 79 Monthly Standing Orders: £3,818.00
Building Fund GA £100.00 St Anthony £34.73
This 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. Sces supports three employees and Diocese employ four part-time staff. .
St Luke’s Cluster: Mass for Education Week. This will be celebrated in St Johns this Mon 21st Nov at 6pm. No 10am Mass
Change to Daily Mass schedule this week: No 10am Mass on Thursday 24th November.
Annual Mass Attendance Census: This takes place again at all Masses this weekend.
The New Extra-Ordinary Ministers of the Eucharist and Readers Rota’s: It would assist us if you indicated any dates, which are unsuitable for you. Please contact Mary Hallan by email at email@example.com or leave a message for her in the sacristy. Please ensure that if you cannot come, you ask another minister or let us know in advance of your absence. If you wish to receive an electronic copy of the rota, please contact Mary.
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 this Sunday 20th November 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
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
Cinema Arts and Literature Club: Are you interested in discussing Christian themes in film, novels, poetry, music and more? Are you interested in conversations about faith in the arts? Then come to our inaugural event where we will be discussing the film Gran Torino (USA 2008). Tuesday 29th November, 7:30pm to 9pm at Dunreath (Glasgow Men's Opus Dei Centre), 231 Nithsdale Road, G41 5HA. Text INFO to 07957644546 for full details. All welcome.
We pray for those who have died recently: George Anderson, Marion Collins, Elizabeth Docherty, Veronica Duffy, Moira Newlands, Christina Stewart Walker, and the 6 Months Mind of Edna Byrne, Mary Hughes, and for the Anniversary of James Connolly, Annetta Furie, Kitty Hester, Bernard & May Lafferty, Margaret Mc Girr, Marie Mc Guire, Gerry O’Sullivan, Frank Stewart, Mary Watson.