Second Collection this weekend: Sick & Retired Priests.
St Thomas Primary 4 First Communicants
Congratulations on receiving First Communion last Saturday.
Diocesan Day for Extraordinary Ministers - Saturday 18th June, St Mirin’s Hall: 11:30am-2:30pm
The Diocesan Liturgy Commission will host a Day for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, and for anyone interested in learning more about the Eucharist. There will be 3 short talks, with opportunities to ask questions, ending with a period of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, and Benediction. A light lunch will be provided. If you have any specific dietary requirements, please bring a packed lunch. All welcome to attend. Contact Fr Paul Brady on VE-LiturgyandPermanentDiaconate@rcdop.org.uk
A Series of Talks on the Divine Praises for Young Adults
The next talk of the series Blessed be Jesus Christ: True Man by Father Bernard Mournian will take place on Wednesday 22nd June at 7pm in St. Mirin’s Cathedral and will be followed by Benediction and an opportunity to socialise over drinks.
Pilgrimage to Camino de Santiago de Compostelo
A group of young adults are organising a Camino de Santiago pilgrimage from 18th July to 25th July 2022 which will include 5 days walking from Vigo to Santiago. Total cost for flights and accommodation is £400. If you would like to join them please get in touch with Stephen Jordan at email@example.com Please express your interest by 20th June 2022.
Family Rosary Book
We invite all families to make a special to pray the family rosary at home every day. Family Rosary books have been specially commissioned and printed to guide families in this simple devotion. www.marriagefamilylife.org/books
Diocesan Family Day Sunday 12th June 2pm-4pm
Families are warmly invited to come together with Bishop John at St John’s, Barrhead for an afternoon celebrating family life. There will be activities for children, followed by refreshments for all! The day will conclude with Holy Mass at 4pm. No 5pm Sunday Parish Mass this day.
Corpus Christi Procession
We will have on 19th June in St Johns a Corpus Christi procession beginning at 3pm. All our recent First Communicants are especially invited. Please note that there won’t be the regular parish 5pm Mass.
St Michael the Archangel Statue
A life size statue of St Michael the Archangel has been specially commissioned for a tour of Scotland. The statue will be in St John's from Wednesday 27th July until Wednesday 3rd August. More details to follow.
Sacred Heart Companions Prayer Group
Meets this Tuesday 14th June from 1pm-2pm in the Tea Room.
Funerals this week
Cliff Kelly in St Thomas' on Tuesday 14th at 10am.
Mary Black in St Peter’s Glenburn on Thursday 16th at 10am.
Vegetable Garden in St John's
Anyone interested in helping set up plots in space behind the sacristy and garages should speak to Fr Joe/Jonathan.
Scottish Catholic Magazine
Latest edition now available at £2.00.
We pray for those who have died recently
Mary Black, Cliff Kelly, Nicola Gilfedder, Harry Keenan, and 50 Nigerian Parishioners murdered last Sunday at Mass;
and for the Anniversaries of
Vincent Costello, William Breslin Geddes, David Gormlie, Peter Monaghan, and John Mooney.