e bulletin – 5th Sunday of Easter Year C

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

First GA £466.27 NGA £450.56                                     First GA £10.00 NGA: £ 40.90

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

Building Fund GA £30.90                                                Monthly Building F GA £50.00

Vocations GA £             NGA£                                         Vocations £GA £155.00 NGA £13.95

St Anthony’s £48.40                                                        St Anthony’s £5.10


Vocations and Ecclesiastical Students (St Thomas only). This collection pays for our Paisley seminarians studying in Rome.  Currently we have three students whose seminary fees are £20,000 per year. As well donating at Mass you can also donate to this collection by visiting our Diocesan website www.rcdop.org.uk and clicking on ‘Online Parish Offertory’.


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 today at 3pm in St Johns and in St Thomas on 22nd & 29th May.


Congratulations: We congratulate the children of St Marks & St Johns on receiving their First Holy Communion and of St Thomas and St Marks on receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation. St Johns pupils receive Confirmation this Monday evening. We continue to pray that they grow and develop in their faith life and love of God.


St Thomas: No Morning Masses this week except for funeral on Thursday.


100 Club Draw March/ April:   Bernadette Rocks No 13 Frank Doherty No 142. Still to collect!


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


Month Pro-Life Mass: The monthly Pro-Life Mass is on Wednesday, 18th May at 7.30pm at Holy Cross, 113 Dixon Ave, G42 8ER. Adoration begins at 6.15pm. All welcome.


Funeral in St Johns: William Young on Wednesday 18th May. St Thomas: Sarah Mc Kinstry on Thursday 19th May


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.


We pray for those who have died recently: Jean Baillie, Anne Church, Catherine Greville, Olga Mc Glade, Sadie Mc Kinstry, Sarah Ann Walker, Alexander Young and 1st Months Mind of Nancy Wilson,   6 months mind of Helen Markey,  Isobel Mc Guire and 9 months mind of Kevin Markey, and for the Anniversaries of Sadie Blair, John Buchanan, Wilma Cook, Catherine Deighan, Nancy Devine, Vincent Dougan, Maria Fleming, Pat Gaughan, William Gore, Anne Hailstones, Patricia Hair, Ricky Hassan, Mary Hendry, Angela Kelly, Catherine Kerins, Stuart Millar, Nancy Mitchell, Maria Mc Glone,  John & Tilly Mc Gorrian, Alice Mc Guire, Joseph Mc Kee, Danny Mc Quade, Thomas Pearson, John & Sadie Quinn, Jean Ryan (Florida)Elizabeth Sim, Margaret Stevenson, Nancy Taylor, Hugh & Mary Wilson.


Warning – Scam Emails Pretending to be from Parish Priests or the Diocese : Parishioners please be aware there have been a number of scams email pretending to be from Parish Priests, asking for payments to be made or for vouchers to be purchased on behalf of a priest. The latest emails are not from our official @rcdop.org.uk domain but even if they appeared to be – do NOT RESPOND to the emails. Our Diocesan policy is that we will never email you to make any purchase or bank transfer on our behalf. If you do get such an email, please contact your Parish Priest preferably by phone or create a new email to the Parish (i.e. do not reply to the one you received).

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