Solemnity of Corpus Christi 11th of June 23
St John the Evangelist: Collections
First Collection GA £354.40 NGA £860.02 Monthly Standing Orders: £3,818.00
Building Fund GA £465.18 NGA £406.62 St Anthony £83.67
Second Collection this weekend: Sick & Retired Priests.
Gift Aid 22-23 Claim: We received back from the Inland Revenue £21, 157.71 and £1,190.71 for Second Collections which goes to Diocese. Thank you to all those who Gift Aid. You can still sign up for 23-24
St Marks Primary School Coffee Morning: Next weekend and donations of home baking and raffle prizes are gratefully appreciated and can be handed into the hall before the 10am Mass.
Corpus Christi Procession: To mark today’s Solemnity, there will be a Blessed Sacrament Procession beginning at 3pm in the church. All Primary 4 pupils who made their First Holy Communion recently, from Parish and out with are especially welcome and invited to lead the Procession around the grounds.
Funeral this week: Mary Lawson on Tuesday 13th of June at 10am.
Sacred Heart Companions Prayer Group: Monthly meeting this Tuesday 13th June from 1pm-2pm in the Tea-room.
Fatima Vigils, Howwood: Next Vigil this Monday. The facilities will be open from 7pm. Rosary Procession at 7.30pm, followed by the celebration of mass, finishing with a period of Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction.
Diocesan Lourdes Hospitalité: The pre pilgrimage meeting will be held on Sunday 11th June at 2pm in St Ninian’s , Gourock. At this meeting information will be given regarding bus pick up and what happens on pilgrimage. Please attend if you are able or send a representative.
Diocesan Young Adults (18-35): A Defence of Catholic Moral Teaching, concludes on Wed 21st June. In the next talk, For the Lord is our Judge; the Lord is our Lawgiver, Mr Anthony Horan will discuss the relationship between Church and state. 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.
Annual Mass for Marriage: To celebrate the gift of marriage, especially engaged and married couples, Mass at 11am this Sunday 11th June 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)
Setting out on the Road: Paisley Diocese supports Setting Out on the Road the course which leads to the award of the Catholic Teacher's Certificate (CTC) enabling the recipient to teach Religious Education in the Catholic school. It is taught by the St Andrew's Foundation for Catholic Teacher Education at the University of Glasgow. Setting Out on the Road is for qualified teachers who have not yet obtained their CTC. The cost is £310 and is fully refundable if the following criteria is met. Bishop John Keenan offers monthly supports seminars. Please register https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/cpd/cpdforteachers/#settingoutontheroad
Please pay the fee and you will be reimbursed in full on completion of the course and full attendance of Bishop’s support online sessions. Once you have registered please contact Marianne Boland at firstname.lastname@example.org
100 Club Winners for May: 1ST Margaret Cassidy £100 No 10. 2nd. J & M Carlton £50. No 134. 3rd M & I Campbell No 26. 4th G & S Thomson £20 No 71. 5th Maureen Mc Guire £20 No 1. Can pick up winnings from Sacristy.
Barrhead Food Bank: For the first time since it opened, the Food Bank is short of foodstuffs. Please give if you can. The collection point is in the porch.
We pray for those who have died recently: Monsignor James Cunningham, Mary Lawson, Caji De Sousa, Roy De Cunha, Maureen Bell and for the Anniversaries of Vincent Costello, Jimmy Docherty, John Hughes, John & Hannah Hughes, Tommy Mc Cafferty, Agnes & Nicky Mc Luskey, Peter Monaghan, Jim Paterson, Monsignor William Diamond (2016)