Sixth Sunday Year A 12TH of February 2023
St John the Evangelist: Collections:
First Collection GA £ 348.71 NGA £940.78 Monthly Standing Orders: £3,818.00
Building Fund GA £376.00 St Anthony £54.10
Second Collection: Diocese of Paisley SPRED
Funeral Masses: Joseph Brogan – Wednesday 15th February at 10 AM (Reception on Tuesday 14th at 6 PM)
Moira Henry - Tuesday 21st February at 10 AM (Reception on Monday 20th at 6 PM)
Jean Howell - Thursday 23rd February at 10 AM (Reception on Wednesday 22nd at 6PM)
Irene Murphy - Friday 24th February at 10 AM
Young Adults (18-35) - In the next talk, You Knitted Me Together in My Mother's Womb, Fr Dan Fitzpatrick will discuss infertility, stem cell research and cloning. Please arrive at the Diocesan office before 7pm on Wed 1st March. 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.
Sacred Heart Companions Prayer Group – Will meet this Tuesday, 14th February, at 1 PM in the Oratory.
Diocesan Lenten Catechesis 2023 - Jesus: The Source of Eternal Life - St. Mirin’s Cathedral, 2.00-4.,00pm
Remembering our popular Lenten Catechesis of 2015, the diocese will be holding two Lenten Catecheses to prepare us for the Easter Season. Again, this can be a lovely Lenten penance for those who are wondering what to do this year. Sunday 12th March, Third Sunday of Lent, Bishop High Gilbert of Aberdeen will reflect on Jesus and the Woman at the Well and on Sunday 26th March, Fifth Sunday of Lent, Bishop Brian McGee of Argyll and the Isles, will reflect on Jesus and Lazarus. As well as Bishops’ Catechesis there will be Testimony from Young People, Solemn Evening Prayer and Benediction with music led by our Diocesan Choir.
Franciscan Missionary Appeal - The Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa will join us on February 19th to raise awareness of their important apostolate. The order was founded by Mother Mary Kevin in Uganda in 1903 and is engaged in ministry in over five counties in Africa. The sisters are involved in a wide variety of work including education, nursing, prison ministry, care of the elderly, woman, children, and the formation of young African Religious.
Thank you! – The Comboni Missionary Sisters send their thanks and assurance of prayers to you for supporting their work by purchasing calendars made by the order at the end of January; they raised £176.
Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes - 30 June - 7 July 2023. Prices start at £859 Esplanade Eden, £919 foe Beau Site, and £984 for the Hotel Padoue. 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 S3-S6 - Leaving Scotland on Thursday 29th June 2023. We will arrive in Lourdes on Friday 30th June and arrive back in Scotland on Friday 7th July. The pilgrimage costs £650.00. Want to know more? Contact Fr. John Morrison tel: 01418892026 5056 or email email@example.com
Diocesan Marriage Courses for 2023 - Couples should register via the Marriage and Family page on the Diocesan website, www.rcdop.org.uk - If you are getting married in St John's this year, please book up for these courses as soon as possible and inform the parish of which course you have registered for.
We pray for those who have died recently, Joseph Brogan, Vicky Cowan, Moira Henry, Jean Howell, Jean Kane, Daniel Lee, Irene Murphy, Chanise Gill, Joanne Gillespie, Margaret Arbuckle, Josie Gillespie and for the Anniversaries of Rena Weldon, Ronnie Burns, Patricia Hughes, George & Lucy Mitchell, Lucy Hughes, William Finnigan, Edward McCool, John & Annie McGowan, Bridget McGowan, Tommy Leckie, James Caroll, Jack & Chrissie Stuart, John Dickson, George & Isabel McMillan, James McLaughlin, Charlotte Fitzpatrick, Iain Lindsay (1st Anniversary).
Home > News & Events > Blog