E bulletin -3rd Sunday of Lent – Year C

St John the Evangelist: Collections:                                St Thomas the Apostle: Collections

First GA £358.05.  NGA £547.70                                      First GA £ NGA: £30.00 NGA £106.38

Monthly Standing Orders: £3,818.00                              Monthly Standing Order £2990.00

Building Fund GA £85.00                                                   Monthly Building F GA £115.00

St Anthony’s Box: £78.66                                                   St Anthony £45.08


Annual SPUC White Flower Collection: This weekend 19/20th March at all Masses in St Johns/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 27th March: 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 Johns 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 Johns this Thursday 24th March at 7pm.


Stations of the Cross: On Fridays after the 10am in both Parishes and this Sunday the 20th March in St Thomas at 3pm and in St Johns on Sunday 27th March, 3rd, 10th Apr at 3pm.


St Johns 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 Johns only).


Rosary for Peace in the Ukraine: On Friday 25th March a Rosary for Peace in the Ukraine will be held in George Square, Glasgow at 6.30pm.  On the day that Pope Francis will concentrate 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 the Ukraine and for all those affected by this tragic conflict.


Marriages 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 Johns: 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).


Ukrainian Appeal: 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 Mc Goldrick, Edward Stewart, 3 months mind of Patrick Kearney, and 6 months mind of Eileen Chadwick 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 Mc Conachie, Dick Mc Cormick, Kitty Mc Cormick, Dominic Mc Cue, Ellen Mc Cue,  Edward Mc Gorrian,  Gerard Mc Guire, Marie Mc Guire, Billy Mc Kay, Billy Mc Vey, Robert O’Neill, James Mac Sorley, Mary Mac Sorley, Martha Loiuisa De Souza, Charles Szuster, Frank Ward.

Clergy Anniversaries: Fr. James Donnelly (1963)


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