Sun, August 18, 2019


1st Reading: Book of Wisdom 18:69
          Happy are the people the Lord has chosen as his own
2nd Reading: Letter to the Hebrews 11:1-2.8-19
Acclamation:                  Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
                     Blessed are you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth,
             for revealing the mysteries of the kingdom to mere children
                                        Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!    
St. Luke 12:32-48
‘See  that you are dressed for action and have your lamps lit. be like men waiting for their master to return from the wedding feast, ready to open the door as soon as he comes and knocks. Happy are those servants whom the master finds awake when he comes...
You to must stand ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.
Please note there will be only one Mass next Sunday at 11am.
Forty Hours Adoration: St. Mary's Calton, O.L. of  Lourdes Cardonald, St. Mary's Duntocher.
Feast Days:
Wednesday  14th St. Maximilian Kolbe
Thursday     15th Feast of the Assumption
Friday          16th St. Roch
Recently Dead:  Andrea Di Falco Casey
1st Annv. Sally Auld
Birthday Remembrance:  Rose Hegarty
Meetings:  Legion of Mary: Tues. 7.30pm. Chapel House.  
A.A: Tue 8pm.   N.A.:  Thurs.7pm. 
Thursday 15th August is the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and is a Holyday of Obligation. Mass on Wednesday evening at 7pm. Thursday at 10am.
Parish Pastoral Council Meeting – Monday 12th August – 6pm Father’s House.
Parish 40 Hours: From Friday 16th beginning with 10am Mass. Rosary & Benediction at 6pm. Sheets are available at the back of the Church for those who wish to watch during the day.
Please note there will be only one Mass next Sunday at 11am.
No tea/coffee on Sunday for the next few weeks.
Know your Faith discuss: continues in September after the holidays.
Women Prayer Group: to continue after the summer holidays.
Fruit & Veg Barra! Every Monday 1.30 - 3pm in church hall.
Celidh Night – Little Sisters of the Poor:  14 Cumnock Rd. G33 1QT
Friday 20th September 7.30pm. Tickets £7 includes buffet.
Tel. 0141 558 5114
National Youth Choir of Scotland will perform in St. Andrew's Cathedral, Clyde St. 7pm 25th August. Tickets £12 /£5.
‘Friends of the Missio Ball’ on Saturday 16th November at the Hilton hotel Bellshill all seated for 7.30pm. Tickets are £40 per person with tables of ten also available. This includes a gift upon arrival, 3 course meal and live band. There are also some fantastic raffle prizes and an auction on the night. All proceeds will go towards school projects in Uganda and Sierra Leone. Contact 01236 449 774
Knights of St. Columba Centenary Recruitment Drive: Serving God by serving others. If you are over 16yrs and a practicing Catholic and wish to join an organisation to promote the Catholic Faith and help others in need, please contact John O’Donnell on 07854 886425 / or Paul Laird on 07854 499608 /
Mass for the Queenship of Mary – St. Catherine Laboure, 90 Lamont Rd. G21 3PPThursday 22nd August – Rosary 7pm. Mass 7.30pm.
See notice board.
Visit to the Archdiocese of the Relics of St. Thérèse of Lisieux will take place from Monday 16th – Thursday 19th September. The visit will conclude with Mass in the Cathedral on Thursday 19th. More information to follow.
Medjugorje Irish Centre Pilgrimages: 7 nights B&B & Airport Shuttle Service from 279 euros. For more information see notice board. Tel Jackie 020 3239 8662
CAN Scottish Youth Rally 2019: Stand up for Faith and Freedom: Monday 7th October – 2.30pm – Motherwell Concert Hall. Windmillhill St. Motherwell. ML1 1ABS1 -S6 students & Youth Groups welcome.
Paul Sweeney MP – See notice board for dates and times of his Surgery Schedule.
Salesian Sisters’ Jubilee will be celebrated on Saturday 24th August in St. Fergus Church, Feguslie Park, Paisley. All are welcome.
Sewing Group in Rosemount Flexi Centre 102 Royston Rd:- Monday 9.30am - 12.30pm. Share your skills, or learn new ones. All welcome.
Knitting Group:- Want to learn how to knit, or share your skills? Royston Library, 67 Royston Rd – Thursday  1.30 to 3pm.
Fertility Care Scotland: The Billings Ovulation Method of Natural Fertility Regulation, For more info or an appointment - 0141 221 0858 also on twitter and  facebook. Email: /
Strathclyde Catholic Chaplaincy:- Mass Times: Mon - Fri: 12.10pm Sun: 11am. Adoration: Tues 4.45-5.30pm. See notice board for more details.

Fr. Thaddeus Umaru Phone: 0141 552 2945
Parish house address: 311 Roystonhill G21 2HN
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