St John the Evangelist: Collections: St Thomas the Apostle: Collections
First GA £448.20 NGA £373.43 First GA £40.00 NGA: £134.73
Monthly Standing Orders: £3,818.00 Monthly Standing Orders: £ 2,990.00
Monthly Building Fund GA £80.00 Monthly Building F GA £15.00
Sick & Retired Priests GA £617.45.NGA £225.04 Sick & Retired Priests GA £321.90 NGA £141.58
St Anthony’s Box: £50.86. St Anthony £28.38
Second Collection next weekend: Monthly Building Fund. Monies to be used to upgrade parking spaces in both Parishes. Looking ahead, resurfacIng pedestrian walkway in front of church (St Johns)
October evening for the Year of St Joseph: This will take place on Wednesday 13th October at 7.00pm in St Mirin’s Cathedral. This month, we pray and celebrate the work of those involved in the Arts and Professions. There will be Adoration, Benediction and Evening Prayer of the Church.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA): The group will start on Monday the 4th October. Anyone interested in enquiring about the Catholic Church should speak with Fr Joe/Fr Jonathan
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration: From Monday, 4th October we will again have Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration in the Oratory in St John’s after the10.00 am Mass until 9.00 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Sign-up forms are available in both Church Porches for a new rot of Adorers willing to commit themselves to spending the same hour each week in the Oratory. We will also be starting all-night Vigils before the Blessed Sacrament in St John’s on the First Fridays of each month. The sign-up forms can be used to express an interest in the Vigils.
Pilgrimage of Healing & Hope: Virtual Pilgrimage through the Holy Land with Mary Magdalene. This October we invite you to travel through the Holy Land on a pilgrimage of healing and hope.
Register online www.magdala.org
Rosary for October: Morning Rosary will resume Monday to Sunday from 9.25am with Silent Adoration at 9am beginning next Friday the 1st of October.
‘Lets Walk for Lockerbie!’ The P7’s from St Marks, St Johns and St Thomas’s are walking the distance from Barrhead to Lockerbie and back throughout Oct, a total of 157 miles, to raise funds for their P7 residential trip next May. Donations made via this link will be split equally between the 3 schools. https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/p7-lockerbie Thank you!
Bible Timeline Course: The Bible Timeline Study System, divides the whole Bible into different Periods, easy to understand and memorise. Each live-streamed session has a time of discussion with Q&A starting on Wed 29th September at 7pm for 8 weeks. Bible Readings and Teaching Summary notes will be available. More details and registration at www.comeandsee.org
Walsingham Pro-Life Pilgrimage (Saturday 23rd October). A pilgrimage of Reparation and Prayer for the Sanctity of Life. Details of the day’s programme at http://www.prolifepilgrimage.org
Please pray for those who have died recently especially: Etta Archibald, Susan Brady, Michael Mc Bride, Helen Noble (Collins), Boles Pajakowska, Maria Whyte & 1st Months Mind of Francis McAloon, & Anniversaries of James Boyle, Frances Duffy, Margaret Gallacher, James Gillespie, Margaret Hanlan, Margaret Hewitt, Bernadette Larkin, Gerald Mc Laughlin, John Mc Laughlin. Please, hand in all notices and anniversaries for the Bulletin, by 7p m on Thursdays.