Solemnity of the Epiphany 8th January 2023
St John the Evangelist: Collections:
Christmas Day First C GA £1290.41 NGA £1706.94 Monthly Standing Orders: £3,818.00
Building Fund GA £124.81 St Anthony £39.01
Last weekend: First C GA £349.00 NGA £866.00. Building Fund GA £397.50 NGA £449.09
Christmas GA £80.00. St Anthony: £47.60
Second Collection this weekend: Justice & Peace.
Wednesday Morning 7am Mass: This Mass recommences this Wednesday 11th of January.
Thank you: A big thank you to all those who cleaned and prepared the Church for Christmas, the florists who decorated the Church with such beauty, our choirs/cantors, altar servers, sacristans, pass keepers and all those who put up our Christmas cribs and trees and thank you for all your Christmas greetings, cards and gifts.
Wishing you all a Holy & Happy New Year.
Catholic Art Calendars: Available now from the Stall located in the link corridor between the Sacristy and Church ho at £1.00
Sacred Heart Companions Prayer Group: Meeting in the Oratory from 1pm to 2pm this Tuesday 10th January.
Think Vocation: Where is God’s light leading you? Or are you called to be a guiding light to others in their search, as a priest or religious? Speak to our Diocesan Vocations Director, Fr. John Morrison tel: 01418892602 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SYNOD 2021-2024: The Papal Synod timeline has now been extended, by a year, to 2024. The document for the Continental Stage has now been published and is available on the diocesan website homepage. This will be the focus of the European Assembly in February 2023. Please send any comments to Synod23@rcdop.org.uk
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 (email@example.com) (firstname.lastname@example.org). Deposits of £100 should be paid before the end of January 2023.
Diocese of Paisley Safeguarding Thought for the Month January 2023: The Gospel invites us to respond to the God of love who saves us, to see God in others and to go forth from ourselves to seek the good of others” Pope Francis
Communications Commission: The Diocesan Communications Commission (which meets every 2-3 months) is responsible for all diocesan communications, to ensure a frequent, consistent and synodal message. We wish to increase the number of representatives, especially recruiting people who are/have been engaged in media & communications. If interested or want more information, please contact Canon Danny McLoughlin at email@example.com.
Cinema, Arts and Literature Club: Interested in discussing perspectives on film, novels, poetry, music and more? Come to our next meeting where we will be discussing the novel "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley. Text INFO to 07957644546 for full details. Tuesday 17th January 7:30pm to 9pm, Dunreath, 231 Nithsdale Road, G41 5HA. (Spiritual activities at Dunreath are entrusted to Opus Dei, a personal Prelature of the Catholic Church.) All welcome
100 Club Winners: Sept 22 No 113 Ed Casey and for Nov M. Sloey No 136. Winnings are still to be collected from the Sacristy.
We pray for those who have died recently: Rachel Church, Susan Gallagher, John Patrick Gaynor, Peter Mc Gilloway, Cornelius Mc Gettigan, Frank Mc Garvey, Neil O’Neil, Doris Mc Quarrie, Elizabeth Thomson, and for the Anniversaries of John Anderson, Mary Armstrong, Brian Corcoran, Pearl Dunne, Robert Furie, Susan Gallagher, Clare Murray, Gregg Thomas Mc Master, Owen & Margaret Taylor.