e bulletin – 3rd Sunday of Easter – Year C

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

First GA £353.00.00 NGA £569.00                                First GA £ NGA: £75.00 NGA £81.89

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

Building Fund GA £280.00                                              Monthly Building F GA £45.00

St Anthony’s £36.70                                                         St Anthony’s £59.55


Second Collection this weekend: Monthly Building Fund. Next weekend Second Collection: Vocations


SCIAF Boxes: St Johns £806.64 and St Thomas £277.79. Cheques have been sent to SCIAF. Any latecomers will have to forward the contents of their boxes themselves.


New Envelopes for those who PAY TAX (Gift Aid). Envelopes are available to collect from the link corridor between the Sacristy and the Church house for those who pay their First Collection weekly by envelope.

For those who pay their First Collection by STANDING ORDER/ PAYA you also have envelopes for your Second Collection (12 Monthly Building Fund/ 9 Diocesan Second Collection)


May, Month of Our Lady: Rosary & Benediction each Sunday at 3pm. (St Johns) 1st, 8th, 15th May. (St Thomas) on 22nd & 29thMay.


Children’s Rosary on Friday 6th May in St Johns. You are invited to bring along your children/grandchildren from age 4 to 14 to learn how to pray the Rosary and help them make the Rosary part of their daily lives. The Rosary begins at 6.30pm and is on the First Friday of every month. For more details contact lesley@giffnockwards.co.uk or 07910266821


Monthly First Friday Vigil 6th May: Beginning with Holy Mass at 7pm, followed by Rosary, Stations of the Cross, Night Prayer and the time in between there are opportunities for Silent Adoration.


Confirmation St Marks: This Tues 3rd May at 7pm. First Communion St Marks: This Saturday 7th May at 10.30 am. Please keep the Children, Parents and Sponsors and teachers in your prayers.


SSVP Ukraine Appeal: £911.46 was raised from the collection boxes and the conference added another £1000.

Thanks for your generosity.


SSVP Easter Edition of Ozanam News: Limited free copies now available in the porch.


Pilgrimage to Iona: Pilgrimage to Iona with St Francis Parish, Port Glasgow: Tuesday 27th -Thursday 29th September, staying at The Royal Hotel, Oban, with a day pilgrimage to Iona. See poster for details. Please contact Fr Matthew (stfrancis@rcdop.org.uk/ 01475 700700) if interested.


A Series of Talks on the Divine Praises for Young Adults: The next talk of the series Blessed be Jesus Christ: True God by Fr Matthew Carlin will take place on Wednesday 18th May at 7pm in St. Mirin’s Cathedral and will be followed by Benediction and an opportunity to socialise over drinks.  A list of all other talks can be found on the Diocesan website www.rcdop.org.uk


Carfin Day: The Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Carfin, led by Bishop John Keenan, will take place on Sunday 22nd May 2022. Mass of Anointing of the Sick will be celebrated at 3pm followed by the Rosary Procession which will take place at 5:30pm. Catering facilities are available at the shrine.


Marys Meals: During the month of May, the month dedicated to Our Lady, we invite you to join us in prayer for the work of Mary’s Meals. Further information and prayer resources including our new resource for children can be found at www.marysmeals.org.uk/prayinmay.


We pray for those who have died recently: Sharon Giblin, Laura Hughes, Tom Sharp, Sadie Walker and 1 months mind of William Thomas Sandford, 6 months mind of Tom Cloherty and the Anniversaries of Sadie Cunningham, Thomas Jardine, Annie & Freddie Logue, Susan Mc Carthy, Agnes & Jim Mc Dade, Sadie Mc Donald, John & Matilda Mc Gorrian, John Mc Guire, James Mc Shane.

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