Thu, December 13, 2018

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1st Reading: Prophet Baruch 5:1-9
Response:      What marvels the Lord worked for us! Indeed we were glad      
2nd Reading: St. Paul to Philippians 1:3-6.8-11
Acclamation:              Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
               Prepare a way for the Lord, make his paths straight,
                    and all mankind shall see the salvation of God
                                   Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
Forty Hours: St. Lucy's Cumbernauld.
Feast Days: Thursday 13th St. Lucy, Friday 14th St. John of the Cross.
Recently Dead: Francis McGuinness (Reception &  Funeral Mass Wed 10am), Scott McLetchie, Josephine Mullen, Julie Leese,
Anniversary: Susan Herron, Milly Carroll, Paddie Forrie, 
1st Annv. Charlotte Monaghan,
Birthday Remembrance:   Peter Skivington,  
Month's Mind Gordon McNeil
Please hand in the names for Christmas remembrance as soon as possible.
St. Nicholas Care Fund - donation boxes are available at the back of the church. Please take one.
Rite of Enrolment for First Confessions and Confirmation on Sunday at 11 45 am Mass.
St. Nicholas Care Fund - donation boxes are available at the back of the church. Please take one.
Western Catholic Calendar is on sale in the stall - £3.20
Second Collection next weekend for St. Nicholas Care Fund.
RE: Janet Osigbemhe: She had her hip change operation on Wednesday the 5th, everything went alright. Thanks for your prayers and contributions which stands at £4493.90
Parish Advent Reconciliation service/confession: Friday 21st at 6pm, beginning with Holy hour-exposition, adoration, hymns and quiet moments. The reconciliation service starts at 7pm. All are welcome! 
Parish Christmas Card  is available at the back of the church, please take one for yourself, and one for your neighbours or anyone you know who is housebound.
Line Dancing will begin again in the new year.
New Fruit & Veg Barra!  St. Roch's Church Hall on Monday afternoons:- 2 - 3.45pm.
Emerald Lunch Club:- Thursday 13th Dec. 12noon - 3pm. Cost £3. Please put your name on the sheets at the back if you wish to attend.
AGAP:- Angels Advent: An exhibition of new paintings of angels by Kate Robinson they tell the story of the Nativity. Sat 1st Dec - Mon 17th Dec (closed Wed 5th )  11pm -3pm daily.
All activities take place in St. Mungo's Retreat, 52 Parson St. G4 0RX
Carols for Peace:- Sunday 16th Dec. 3pm. City Chambers,  George Square. Refreshments. All welcome. See notice board.
'Celebrate Christmas' with The Glasgow Phoenix Choir in Royal Concert Hall, Friday 14th December 7.30pm. See notice board for more details.
Day of Confessions:- St. Andrew's Cathedral, Thursday 20th December from 7.45am -5.45pm.
KSC Social Club - Cabaret Dinner Dance - on Saturday 16th February - “Time of Your Life Variety Show” 7.30pm to late. See notice board.
Scottish Granite Company - Monumental Sculptors - Display Yard - 5 Crosshill Rd.
Bishopbriggs. G64 2PZ. See back of church for brochure.
Day of Confessions:- St. Andrew's Cathedral, Thursday 20th December from 7.45am -5.45pm.
Carpet Bowls: John McLetchie & Owen O'Malley beat Eddie Devlin & May McGinlay.
Football Results: St. Roch's 5-1 Kello Rovers.
Ordination: Rev. Andrew McGowan will celebrate his Ordination to the Priesthood on Thursday 27th December in St. Andrew's Cathedral. Please remember him in your prayers.
Meetings:  Legion of Mary: Tues 7pm.  A.A: Tue 8pm.   N.A.:  Thurs.7pm.  
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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The parish of St. Roch's is a parish of the Archdiocese of Glasgow,
A Designated Religious Charity, Number SC018140

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