e bulletin -Palm Sunday Year C

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

First GA £345.00 NGA £644.83                                     First GA £ NGA: £20.00 NGA £176.78

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

Building Fund GA £32.00 NGA £198.70                       Monthly Building F GA £277.00. NGA £83.15

St Anthony’s £113.41                                                      St Anthony’s £49.12


St Peter’s Glenburn, Paisley: Of your charity, please pray for Fr Andrew Coleman who is seriously ill at this time and for his parishoner’s. Bishop Keenan has asked Fr Joe/ Fr Jonathan to cover meantime all Funeral Masses in St Peter’s, Glenburn. This may cause an occasional change to our own schedules in St Johns/ St Thomas. Our Lady, Mother of the Clergy, pray for our priests.


Stations of the Cross: Today in St Johns at 3pm.


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


Mon 11th: Mass at 10am in both Parishes and Confessions in St Johns from 7pm-8pm.

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 followed by Confessions.

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.


Confessions during Holy Week.  (St Johns).  Mon to Friday 9.15am -9.45am and Mon 7pm-8pm. Holy Sat 10.15am -11am. (St Thomas) Mon & Wed, 10.30 – 10.50am Fri and Sat 10.15am-10.45am.


Sacred Heart Companions Prayer Group: Meeting this Tuesday 12th April from 1pm-2pm in Tea-room. All welcome.


Adoration in Oratory this Holy Week. Adoration will finish at 6pm on Monday and 5pm on Wednesday and No Adoration on Good Friday.


40 Days for Life Lenten Prayer Vigil: Today, Palm Sunday, 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 Envelopes for those who PAY TAX (Gift Aid). Envelopes are available now to collect from the link corridor between the Sacristy and the Church house. For those who pay their First Collection weekly by envelope, included are 12 x Building Fund and the 9 Diocesan Second Collection envelopes.  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) 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).

Unveiling a statue of St Gianna Beretta Molla, Patron Saint of Unborn Children: Join the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children as we ask for St Gianna’s intercession for the pro-life movement in the UK. St Gianna was a 20th century wife, mother, and doctor, most often remembered for her sacrificial love for her unborn daughter. She is a patron for mothers, physicians, and unborn children. The unveiling of statue will take place on Thursday 28 April at 7pm followed by Holy Mass at 7.30pm, at Carfin Grotto.

We pray for those who have died recently: June Cooper, Gill Hughes, Jean Meanan, Kevin Mc Ginn, Tommy  Montgomery, Margaret Walters and for the Anniversaries of John Donnelly, Owen Fitzpatrick, Jonathan Gilmour, Theresa Haggerty, Hugh Lynch, Andrew Mc Laughlin, Danny Mc Laughlin, Ann Miller.


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