e bulletin – 5th Sunday of Lent Year C

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

First GA £384.20 NGA £468.01                                     First GA £ NGA: £60.00 NGA £120.00

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

Building Fund GA £107.00                                             Monthly Building F GA £10.00

Papal/Episcopal/St Mirin £767.23                                Papal/Episcopal/St Mirin £391.06


This weekend: Monthly Building Fund.


Stations of the Cross: This Friday after the 10am in both Parishes and in St Johns on Sunday 3rd/ 10th Apr at 3pm.


St Johns Additional Confessions this week: Each morning (Mon-Fri) from 9.15am to 9.45am, in the Oratory. Thursday this week. Additional Mass at 7.30am (in St Johns only).


Funerals: St Thomas. Bill Strain Wed 6th April at 10am and St Johns: William Thomas Sandford on Thursday 7th April at 10am.


St Thomas 200 Club Winners March: Kathleen Cameron No 134 (£60) Anne Banks No 122. (£30)


St Johns 100 Club March: E. Mc Quade No 138 (£140). Frances O’Neil No 90 (£70). J & J Carlton No 27 (£35).

Bernadette Rocks No27 (£20). Thos Reilly No13 (£20)


40 Days for Life Lenten Prayer Vigil: Next Sunday, Palm Sunday 10th April,  the 40 Days for Life Lenten Prayer Vigil outside of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Hardgate Road will draw to a close. The Vigil will end with its traditional Silent Candle Lit hour from 7pm till 8pm. Please consider joining the Vigil’s final hour to commemorate those whose lives have been taken or affected by abortion since the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act. For information email: Ogilvie1615@outlook.com


New Gift Envelopes

1.For those who PAY TAX (Gift Aid) envelopes are available now to collect from the link corridor between the Sacristy and the Church house.

  1. For those who pay their First Collection weekly by envelope also included are 12 x Building Fund and 9 Diocesan Second Collection envelopes.
  2. Those who pay their First Collection by Standing Order, have envelopes for their Second Collection only (12 x Building Fund/ 9 Diocesan Second Collection envelopes)
  3. If you Pay Tax and would like to start a Gift Aid Contribution, you can just speak to Fr Joe/Jonathan about how to set this up. (For every £1 you contribute, the Parish can claim 25p on your donation).


Holy Week Services & Masses. Mon 11th April to Easter Sunday 17th April.


Mon 11th: Mass at 10am in both Parishes and Reconciliation Service in St Johns at 7pm.

Tues 12th: Mass in St Johns at 10.00am

Wed 13th: Mass at 10am in both Parishes. Chrism Mass at 7pm in Cathedral.

Holy Thursday: Morning Prayer in both Parishes 10am.

Mass of Lord’s Supper at 7pm in both Parishes. Night Prayer in St Johns only at 9.30pm.

Good Friday: Morning Prayer at 10am in both Parishes.

Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion at 3pm in both Parishes. Stations of the Cross: 7pm (St Johns only)

Holy Saturday: Morning Prayer at 10am in both Parishes

Easter Vigil. 8.30pm in both Parishes. (No 4pm Mass)

Easter Sunday: 10am in St Thomas and 10am & 11.30am in St Johns. No 5pm Mass on Easter Sunday.


We pray for those who have died recently: James Docherty, Mary Donaghy, Len Gray, William Thomas Sandford, Bill Strain, Catherine Sweeney, David Andrew Wright, and 6 months mind of Margaret D’Arcy, Marion Malaney, and the Anniversaries ofGavin Confray, Claudina Fernandes, Hannah & John Hughes, Jim & Veronica Hutchison, Aidan Longwill, Peggy MacMillan, Margaret Nunnery,Peter Paton, Catherine & Patrick Smith, Susan Tinsley.


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