e bulletin – 6th Sunday of Easter Year C

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

First GA £433.20 NGA £737.96                                      First GA £65.00 NGA: £ 110.50

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

Building Fund GA £172.00                                               Monthly Building F GA £63.00

Vocations GA £155.10                                                      Vocations £GA £72.50

St Anthony’s £44.96                                                          St Anthony £42.41


May, Month of Our Lady: Rosary & Benediction today at 3pm in St Thomas.


Holy Day of Obligation Ascension Thursday: Masses at 10am and 7pm in St Johns and 9am in St Thomas (No Vigils)


100 Club Draw April:   Frank Doherty No 142. Still to collect. 200 Club St Thomas: David Reid. Still to collect.


The Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Carfin: Bus leaves St Johns sharp at 1.30pm. Mass of Anointing of the Sick will be celebrated at 3pm followed by the Rosary Procession which will take place at 5:30pm. Bus departs at 6.30pm.


Readers & Extra-Ordinary Ministers  Rotas: If anyone wishes to receive  an electronic copy of the new rotas for Ministers of the Eucharist and of the Word, please email Mary Hallan at: mary.hallan@rcdop.org.uk


Children’s Liturgy Volunteers.: Would all active Children’s Liturgy leaders, please see Mary Hallan in the sacristy after 10am Mass this Sunday, to discuss their PVG status and training requirements? If you are unable to meet, please contact her at: mary.hallan@rcdop.org.uk


Funeral in St Johns Wed 25th May: Mary Hughes (10am Mass) Thurs 26th Claire Greville (Hurlet Crematorium 10.am)


Funeral of Rev Andrew Coleman: St Peter’s Glenburn on Wed 25th May at 12 Noon.


St Thomas: No Morning Mass on Wed 25th as Fr Joe has funeral in St Johns and Fr Jonathan is MC at Fr Coleman’s funeral. He has to be down to St Peters early to arrange the Funeral Mass.


A Series of Talks on the Divine Praises for Young Adults: The next talk of the series Blessed be Jesus Christ: True Man by Father Bernard Mournian will take place on Wednesday 22nd June at 7pm in St. Mirin’s Cathedral and will be followed by Benediction and an opportunity to socialise over drinks.


Legion of Mary Centenary Mass: The National Thanksgiving  Mass to mark 100 years of the Legion of Mary will be held at Carfin Grotto on Sunday, 29th of May at 3 pm. All active and auxiliary members, past and present, are warmly invited to come along. Family and friends are most welcome too. Bus leaves at 1.30pm.


Think Vocation: “The Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything.” Are you open to what the Holy Spirit is saying in you?  Speak to our Diocesan Vocations Director Fr. John Morrison tel: 01418895056 email: vocations@rcdop.org.uk


Diocesan Family Day Sun 12th June 2pm-4pm: Families are warmly invited to come together with Bishop John at St John’s, Barrhead for an afternoon celebrating family life. There will be activities for children, followed by refreshments for all! The day will conclude with Holy Mass at 4pm. Please note there won’t be the regular 5pm Sunday Parish Mass this day.


Corpus Christi Procession: To celebrate the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, we will have on 19th June in St Johns a Corpus Christi procession beginning at 3pm. All our recent First Communicants are especially invited. Please note that there won’t be the regular parish 5pm Mass.


We pray for those who have died recently: Annie Conlon, Claire Greville, Mary Hughes, Joan Hudson, Ben Mc Fadden, Jack Pencovitch, Sarah Smith and 6 months mind of Bernard Lafferty and for the Anniversaries of Esther Bell, Catherine Boyle, Elizabeth Boyle, John Farrell, Linzi Geddes, John Hegarty, Allan Lawson, Helen Monaghan, Charlie Mullen, Brian Mc Cool, Sadie Mc Gowan, Catherine & Michael Mc Guire, Frank Mc Guire, John Michael MacMillan, Dr Frances Nicholson.


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