E bulletin – 7th Sunday of Easter Year C

First GA £380.00 NGA £657.71                                      First GA £40.00 NGA: £ 130.15

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

Building Fund GA £43.00                                               Monthly Building F GA £33.15

Vocations GA £5.00                                                     Vocations £GA £21.00

St Anthony’s £42.81                                                         St Anthony £41.38


Second Collection this weekend Communications: This collection pays for our national Scottish Catholic Media Office which provides a service to the press and media with information on the activities of the Church in Scotland.


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


Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) – External Review: The Catholic Church in Paisley is issuing an extraordinary appeal during the month of June 2022 to anyone who may have been affected by any kind of abuse at the hands of clergy or church officials. The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) is conducting an external review of the Diocese of Paisley to hear from people with first-hand experience of how the Diocese has responded to reports of abuse. Anyone who may wish to report on their experience should contact SCIE directly by email at learningtogether@scie.org.uk or by phone on 07921 251614.  SCIE will then get in touch to arrange a time to report to the auditors in a way that suits each individual. Please visit https://rcdop.org.uk/independent-review for more information and to see the letter from SCIE Learning Together, requesting help with the independent review.


Book Launch of Bishop John’s Rosary Meditations: The Diocese of Paisley invite you to the book launch in the Little Sisters of the Poor, Union Street, Greenock on Wednesday 8th June at 6.45pm of ‘According to Your Word: Praying the mysteries of the Rosary through Word & Art, by Bishop John.The Glorious Mysteries will be prayed at the event. All welcome.  For catering please RSVP by phone: 0141 226 3391 or email: glasgow@pauline-uk.org


Draft Diocesan Synod Response : You are cordially invited to a Diocesan gathering on Tuesday 7th June 2022 (post Pentecost), commencing with Evening Prayer in St. Mirin’s Cathedral at 7pm, followed by a presentation and discussion of the diocesan response in the Cathedral Hall. Should you wish any additions to be made to the Draft Response, please submit them to Synod23@rcdop.org.uk by 30th May 2022, so that this can be communicated to all on 7th June.


Children’s Monthly Rosary: This Friday 3 June at 6.30pm. Also. the group have been invited to participate in the diocesan event on Sunday 12th June 2022. The plan is for the families to gather at the grotto in the church


First Friday Mass & Adoration: This Friday beginning at 7pm with Holy Mass and concludes with Night Prayer at 9pm.


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 this 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.


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. No 5pm Sunday Parish Mass this day.


Corpus Christi Procession: 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, Joan Capaldi, Desmond Henaghan, May Mc Caffrey, Lettie Petri, and 6 months mind of Anne Marie Emde, James Fleming, 9 months mind of Michelle Mc Cormick, and the Anniversaries of  Charlie & Mary Coyle, Mary Divers, William Breslin Geddes, Aloysius Hannigan, May Harris, Patrick Mc Grath, Margaret Malaney, Mary Tierney, Annie Wright.


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