St John the Evangelist: Collections: St Thomas the Apostle: Collections
First GA £402.00 NGA £352.65 First GA £40.00 NGA: £174.67
Monthly Standing Orders: £3,818.00 Monthly Standing Orders: £ 2,990.00
Monthly Building Fund GA £156.20 Monthly Building F GA £58.00
Sick & Retired Priests GA £73.00 Sick & Retired Priests GA £50.00
St Anthony’s Box: £127.60 St Anthony £55.54
Second Collection this 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)
Annual Safeguarding Announcement: To be read at all Masses 2nd & 3rd October
October Evening for the Year of St Joseph in St Mirins: Wednesday 13th October at 7.00pm. 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 this Monday the 4th October. Anyone interested in enquiring about the Catholic Church should speak with Fr Joe/Fr Jonathan
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration: From this Monday, the 4th of October,Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration in St John’s Oratory after the 10.00 am Mass until 9.00 pm on Mon/Wed/Fri. Sign-up as an Adorer willing to commit 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.
One Million Children Praying the Rosary: Please find below a link to our webpage for ‘One Million Children Praying the Rosary’ outlining our ask of schools and parishes in the UK.
Stop the latest Holyrood Parliament Assisted Suicide Efforts: An Assisted Suicide Bill will be published in the Scottish Parliament this month which we urge you to actively oppose. It will outline details of a public consultation with which we urge all Catholics to engage. We will be working in tandem with Care Not Killing and encourage you also to sign up to their messages.
‘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 via https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/p7-lockerbie Thank you!
Blessed Carlo Acutis International Exhibition: The Miracles of the Eucharist at Glasgow University Catholic Chaplaincy 4th -6th Nov and St. Columba’s Church, Glasgow 7th– 9 Nov. See the Poster in the porch for viewing times and talks and Adoration.
Those who have died recently: Agnes Brady, Peter Lavery, Helen Morran, Michael Mc Bride, Mary Mc Dermott, Anthony Mc Lachlan, Bolek Pajak, Marie Tytherleigh, Jim Wall & 1st Months Mind of Jane Devenny, Michelle Mc Cormick & 6 months mind ofAgnes O’Donnell, & Anniversaries of Helen Burns,Eileen Cameron, Robert Cheney, Patrick Collins, Eamon Duggan, Steven Ingram, Gordon King, John Mc Cool, Agnes & Willie Mc Hugh, Fr Brian Rice, Margaret Stewart, John & Rena Weldon, Catherine White. All notices and anniversaries for the bulletin please by 7pm on Thursdays.