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Thu, September 21, 2017

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LITURGY OF THE WORD
 
1st Reading:  Prophet Jeremiah 20:7-9
 
Response:                 For you my soul is thirsting, O Lord my God
 
2nd Reading: St. Paul to Romans 12:1-2
                                               
Acclamation:                     Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
       May the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ enlighten the eyes of our mind,  
                          so that we can see what hope his call holds for us.
                                           Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
 
 
Forty Hours Adoration:
St. Laurence's Drumchapel,  
 St. Paul's Shettleston,   
St. Simon's Partick,
St. Patrick's Old Kilpatrick,
 
Feast Days:
Friday 8th Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
 
Recently Dead: Frank Hughes, Michael Hipson,
 
Anniversary:  James Doherty, Mr. &Mrs J. McGinty, Celia Grant, Josephine McLaughlin,
 
Birthday Remembrance: Maisie O'Neill (80), Jimmy Reilly, Archie Grant,
 
Sick: Fr. J. D. O'Connell, Mgr. Peter Smith, Margaret Blackburn,  Nettie Murray, Shaun McMahon,  Sadie McGuigan, Charles Thomas, Esther Fury McCarthy, Martin Sinclair, Mandy Paton, Margaret Robinson, Rose Lawson, Agnes Brankin, Agnes Cassidy,
 
 
Next weekend's special collection is in support of SPRED. The Archbishop has  instituted this to ensure the continuation of SPRED's ministry to people who have a learning disability. More  information will be available and you are encouraged to read this and think about how you can support this important work.  An information evening for those interested in becoming involved in the work of SPRED will be held on Tuesday 3rd October at the SPRED centre, 20 Robroyston Rd. G33 1EQ at 7pm and repeated on Wednesday 4th October at 2pm. To register, please call SPRED office on 0141 770 5055 or just come along. 
 
Tea/coffee and hot food after 9am mass only on Sunday morning.
 
Fr. Joe Food Bank:  A number of  people were helped last week.  Thanks to all who        contribute with time, groceries and financially.
 
Thank You Letter from Fr. Chiedozie Ezeribe Health Co-ordinator, Minna Diocese, Nigeria.  -  I wish to express our gratitude to your parishioners for the huge support to our rural healthcare programme in Divine Mercy Community Health Centre, Erena. The sum of £500 (N260.000) which you sent has been used to renovate the hospital building, purchase drugs and take care of the health personnel and  the outreach programme.
 
It is hoped to raffle two hampers at Christmas - a food hamper and a drinks hamper. All donations towards the hampers will be gratefully received. Any spare bottles at home?
 
Lord make me know your ways:  Could God be calling you to the Priesthood?  Monthly evenings of Catechesis, Prayer and Fraternity take place on the second Friday of each month starting October in Turnbull Hall, University of Glasgow. If you would like to come along and discern a bit further, or you require any further information, then please contact:
Fr. Ross Campbell on 0141 339 4315  or email - ross.campbell.2@glasgow.ac.uk
 
St. Teresa of Calcutta - Feast Day 5th September - Join the Missionaries of Charity in St. Mary's Abercromby St. for Rosary & Adoration 7pm Holy Mass 7.30pm See notice board.
 
Padre Pio Prayer Group every Monday at 7pm in St. Columba's, 74 Hopehill Rd. G20 7HH. See notice board.
 
Archdiocese of Glasgow - Serra Vigil for Vocations, Turnbull Hall, G12 8LG Friday 15th September 7-9pm. See notice board.
 
AGAP Film & Faith Club Thurs 7th Sept. at 1pm & 7pm. 'A Street Cat Named BOB'
Cert 12A.    
AGAP Lectio Divina Dramatica - Reflection on the Word of God in Sacred Scripture through drama, imagination and prayerful reading. Meeting on Tues 5th Sept at 7.30pm. Both events take place in St. Mungo's Retreat House, G4 0RX.  See notice board. 
 
Annual Novena in honour of Our Lady of Sorrows 7th - 15th September Weekdays novena & Mass 12.15 and 7.30pm. St. Mungo's Parson St. See notice board.
 
Birthday Greeting: Sheila McDonald 90, Bridie McCann 89, Geraldine Carroll,
 
Carpet Bowls:- Women's Final - Maureen Kelly & Helen Toner beat May McGinlay & Mary Leese.  - Final: Owen O'Malley & Helen Toner lost to Mary Leese & Maureen Kelly.
 
Renovation Winners: £75 Mary Stewart, £50 Betty Kearns, £10 Helen Mooney,
£5 Eddie Devlin, Jim Gallacher, Malcolm Sinclair, Don. £5.
 
Last Week’s Collections: Thanks for £424.34   &  Gift Aid: £192.
Quarterly: £10  SCIAF boxes: £8.47  Renovation Draw: £128 
Donation for Lighting (outside lights, spotlight at Our Lady Statue): £150
 
Mass Attendance last week: 228
 
Papers in the Stall:  Scottish Catholic Observer:  £1 Universe: £1.30
Catholic Times £1.30   Flourish: 70p.  Tablet £3
 
Meetings:   Legion of Mary: Tues 8pm   A.A: Tue 8pm.   N.A.:  Thurs.7pm. 
 
 
Apostleship of the Sea: A box is available at the back for donations of  rosaries, medals, prayer cards etc. knitting hats, scarves, fingerless mittens etc. writing cards of thanks for their hard work in bringing much needed resources to our shores. - please do not seal the envelopes.
 
Beginning Experience is holding a residential weekend - 6th -8th October - in  Conforti Centre, Coatbridge, for those who find themselves suffering bereavement through divorce, separation or widowhood.  Contact: Ros 0131 669 0003 or email: rcm2524@yahoo.co.uk  See notice board.
 
Considering Primary Teaching? There is an information evening in St. Patrick's Primary School, 10 Perth St. G3 8UQ on Tuesday 12th September 6.30-8.00pm. Representatives from Glasgow University, the Archdiocesan Primary Head Teachers Association, Church and Local Authority will be present to help with questions and offer assistance. See notice board.
 
Rosemount Florist has moved to 849 Cumbernauld Rd,  G33 2AA. Tel: 0141 770 7777. email: betty43@tiscali.co.uk.
 
 
Priest: Fr. Thaddeus Umaru
 
Phone: 0141 552 2945
 
Parish house address: 311 Roystonhill G21 2HN
 
 
website: www.stroch.rcglasgow.org.uk
 
Archdiocesan web site: www.rcag.org.uk
 
A Designated Religious Charity, Number SC018140
 
 
 
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