Annual SPUC White Flower Collection
This weekend 19th/20th March at all Masses in St John's/St Thomas. Please support the work of SPUC who defend the right to life for all, from the moment of Conception to Natural Death.
Special Collection - SCIAF & Papal & Episcopal & St. Mirin’s Fund
The proceeds of this collection are divided 75% to SCIAF and 25% to our new St Mirin’s Fund.
SCIAF is the official aid and international development charity of the Catholic Church in Scotland. It works in sixteen countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America to help the poorest in the world, regardless of religion, to work their way out of poverty.
The St. Mirin’s Fund awards small grants for good causes that promote the Kingdom of God among us, with special consideration to: children and young people, the elderly, those with disabilities and special needs, or suffering from poverty, mental illness, homelessness or refugees.
Legion of Mary Annual Acies
This will take place here in St John's this Sunday 20th March at 2pm. It is the renewal and public expressing of our Consecration to Our Lady: “I am all yours my Queen and my Mother and all I have is yours”.
Parish Young Adult Group (18-30)
Calling all young adults of St John’s & St Thomas’! We are restarting our regular formation/social evenings; you are warmly invited to gather with Fr Jonathan on MONDAY 21st MARCH @ 7 PM in St John’s parish house to help plan a series of events in the coming months. Pizza will be provided!
Lenten Station Masses
Bishop John will celebrate our cluster Mass here in St John's this Thursday 24th March at 7pm.
Stations of the Cross
On Fridays after the 10am in both Parishes.
St Thomas: this Sunday 20th March at 3pm.
St John's: Sunday 27th March, 3rd, 10th April at 3pm.
St John's Additional Confessions during Lent
Each morning (Mon-Fri) from 9:15am to 9:45am, in the Oratory.
Thursdays of Lent
Additional Mass at 7:30am (in St John's only).
Rosary for Peace in Ukraine
On Friday 25th March a Rosary for Peace in Ukraine will be held in George Square, Glasgow at 6:30pm. On the day that Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, please come along to George Square at 6:30pm and join with Archbishop Nolan and the other Scottish Bishops in praying the Holy Rosary for Peace in Ukraine and for all those affected by this tragic conflict.
Marriages in 2022
Please get in touch with Fr Joe to confirm marriage & arrange to complete Pre-Nuptial Enquiry Forms as soon as possible.
Funerals this week St John's:
Wed 23rd Frank Finn.
Thurs 24th Edward Stewart.
Young Adults (18-30) 30th March
Fr Patten will speak on the Sacrament of Confession from 7pm in St Mirin's Cathedral. Holy Mass at 6pm and followed by Adoration and Benediction. Connect with us on social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).
Thanks to all those who contributed donations, in excess of 100 boxes, and all those who organised transport and spent time sorting out the items into boxes. Also, thanks to St Luke’s High school for their donations.
We pray for those who have died recently
Mary Clancy, Dave Hobson, John Devon Brown, Frank Finn, Iain Lindsay, Elizabeth McGoldrick, and Edward Stewart;
the 3 months' mind of
the 6 months' mind of
and the Anniversaries of
John Brady, Eileen & Mark Clougherty, John Coelho, Winnie Devlin, Patricia Duffin, Betty & Joe Gallacher, Sandra Gorrie, Lizzie Kerr, Eddie Monaghan, Jack Morton, Nancy McConachie, Dick McCormick, Kitty McCormick, Dominic McCue, Ellen McCue, Edward McGorrian, Gerard McGuire, Marie McGuire, Billy McKay, Billy McVey, Robert O’Neill, James MacSorley, Mary MacSorley, Martha Loiuisa De Souza, Charles Szuster, and Frank Ward.
Clergy Anniversaries: Fr. James Donnelly (1963)