Seventh Sunday Easter Year A 21st May 2023
St John the Evangelist: Collections
First Collection GA £ 376.00 NGA £1011.26 Monthly Standing Orders: £3,818.00
Building Fund GA £ 42.00 St Anthony £62.43
Vocations GA £76.00
Special Collection - Communications – 21st May 2022. This collection pays for our national Scottish Catholic Media Office which provides a service to the press and media with information on the activities of the Church in Scotland. The office supports two employees.
May, the Month of Mary: Benediction & Rosary today at 3pm.
Fr Jonathan Parish Presentation: This will begin with Mass next Friday 26th May at 6.30pm, followed by a presentation in the hall. There is a box in front of the Our Lady Statue to place monies for a gift from the parish. We are also looking for home baking.
AGAP Theatre Presents “Oggie! Oggie! Oggie!” This is written and performed by Stephen Callaghan, one of our parishioners. A modern solo play based upon the Confessions of St Augustine will be performed in the hall on Friday 2nd June at 7.30pm as part of a summer tour on the way to the Edinburgh Fringe. Tickets £5 from www.oggieshow.co.uk and from 0749 534 7884. Suitable for age 12+ due to adult themes. (Performance 65 min + Post-show chat with tea/coffee. A limited number of tickets (30) will be available also from Fr Joe
Primary School Day for Pentecost: The Diocese of Paisley will be facilitating a day of reflection and activities for Primary School pupils (p4-7) on Sunday 28th May at St. James, 50 Greenock Road, Paisley. Beginning at 2pm and ending with Dinner at 5.00pm (collection time 5.30pm), the afternoon will include activities, catechesis and Mass. Pre-booking is recommended but not required. All attendees will be required to bring a completed consent form. These can be collected from Diocesan Primary schools, Parishes or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org,uk. For further information or queries please contact Fr. John Morrison Tel: 01418892026 or e-mail email@example.com
Diocesan Young Adults (18-35): Our series of talks, In God's Image: A Defence of Catholic Moral Teaching, continues on Wed 31st May.In the next talk, The Lord Gave, and the Lord Has Taken Away, Dr Joseph Bradley will discuss euthanasia. Please arrive at the diocesan office before 7pm. The talk will be followed by an opportunity to socialise over drinks in a local bar. Details of future talks in the series can be found on Facebook.
Corpus Christi Procession: To mark the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, there will be a Blessed Sacrament procession on Sunday the 11th of June beginning at 3pm. Primary 4 children who have made their First Holy Communion recently are invited to lead the procession.
Extra-Ordinary Ministers of the Eucharist & Readers. If you have not yet provided your contact details to Mary Hallan, please contact her on firstname.lastname@example.org or leave your contact details in the sacristy. This allows us to keep in contact with everyone. If you do not have an email address, a telephone number would suffice. All contact details are kept securely in compliance with GDPR regulations.
Teas/Coffees: There are teas/coffees after the 10.00am Mass this weekend.
St Marks Parents and Carers Coffee Morning. In the hall after 10am Mass on 18th June. Donations of home baking and prizes for the raffle are gratefully appreciated and can be handed into the hall before Mass. All welcome!
Pope Francis Message for World Youth Day Lisbon 2023: https://bit.ly/Communications-2023
We pray for those who have died recently: Michael D’Arcy, Kathleen Kelly and for the Anniversaries of Elizabeth (Betty) Boyle, Maria Fleming, John Hegarty, Charlie Mullen, Brain Mc Cool, Kathryn Mc Cormick,John & Tilly Mc Gorrian, Patrick Mc Grath, Catherine & Michael Mc Guire, George & Letty Petrie, Hugh & Mary Wilson. Canon Edward C. Kavanagh, Fr. John Boyle, (1993) Fr. John Fitzsimmons, (2008) Deacon Paul Rogers, (2017) Fr. Felix Connolly, (2014) and Fr. Andrew Coleman. (2022)