Tue, February 25, 2020

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St Roch's

Seventh Sunday of the Year - A

 22nd / 23rd  February 2020

 Sunday Mass:
Vigil Sat: 5.30pm; Sun: & 11.45am.
Weekday Masses:
Monday-Friday 10am
Sat. 5.10-5.20pm
1st Reading: Book of Leviticus 19:1-2.17-18
Response:               The Lord is compassion and love
2nd Reading: St. Paul to Corinthians 3:16-23
Acclamation:                  Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
                              If anyone loves me he will keep my word,
            and my Father will love him, and we shall come to him.
                                       Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
 St. Matthew 5:38-48
‘Offer the wicked man no resistance. On the contrary, if anyone hits you on the right cheek, offer him the other as well; if a man takes you to law and would have your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. And if anyone orders you to go one mile, go two miles with him. Give to anyone who asks, and if anyone wants to borrow, do not turn away.’
Forty Hours: St. Benedict’s Drumchapel
Wednesday 26th Ash Wednesday: Holy Mass/ashes 10am & 7pm.
Recently Dead: Christopher Main, Sandy Connelly, Bridget Patricia Sowa. Danny O’Neil.
Anniversary:  Margaret Connor Lyden, Mary McAteer. 
Birthday Remembrance:  Margaret Connor Lyden, Henry Mulholland, John Byrne.
Legion of Mary: Mon. 7pm.   A.A: Tue 8pm.   N.A.:  Thurs.7pm.  
We welcome Fr. Willie Brandon who will be making appeal on behalf of the S.M.A. Fathers this weekend.                     
Infant Baptism: after the 9 am Mass.
Fruit & Veg Barra: Monday 2 – 3.45pm in church hall.
Catholic Women’s prayer Group on Thursday at 2pm. In the Chapel house. All welcome.
Day of Prayer for those who have suffered abuse will be held on Friday 28th February. The 10am Mass that day will be offered especially for those affected by abuse.
40 Days for Life Lenten Prayer & Fasting Vigil  40 Days begins on Ash Wednesday 26th Feb. from 8am – 8pm. Outside the Hardgate Rd. entrance to QEUH. See notice board for more details.
20-40 Network Supper Club: Aged 20-40? We are hosting a supper-club event in The Butterfly and Pig on 7th March 7pm. Tickets are £28 for 2courses plus Coffee. Bar & live music. Email to buy tickets.
SCIAF – Wee Box Appeal – For every £1 in the box, the UK government will match the donation. Please be as generous as possible.
Glasgow Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes: 17th – 24th July. Cost from £799 - £849 Contact. Joe Walsh Tours 0141 530 5060. See notice board for more information.
SCIAF Volunteers: Could you do a short talk about our Wee Box Big Change appeal at a Parish during Lent? Please contact Louise MacLeod at 0141 354 5555 or to find out more.
Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine 14th – 19th June. Cost £699 – Flight from Edinburgh airport. Contact Patricia on 01268 762 278 / 07740 175557 email: See notice board for more details.
St. Margaret’s Adoption: Have you ever considered adoption as a way to grow your family? Could you provide a loving stable family environment for a child who needs a forever home? If you would like to find out more about adoption process, please visit:-  or contact us on 0141 332 8371 or email;-
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: /
Free e-book A reflection on the daily Gospel, beginning with Advent. It has the readings for every day, (Sunday’s & weekdays), as well as a reflection on each daily Gospel. Available on
Knitting Group:- Want to learn how to knit, or share your skills?
Royston Library, 67 Royston Rd – Thursday  1.30 to 3pm.
Rosemount Lifelong Learning Centre 102 Royston Rd
Have the following activities each week:-
Sewing Group Monday 930am-1230pm
All materials Provided at no cost, all levels welcome - beginners will be given 1-1 tuition – Hand Sewing and Machines available.
Men’s Group  Wednesday 11am-130pm
Social drop-in for men of all ages, the group are very welcoming and supportive to each other and new participants, they enjoy lots of interesting group discussions and play pool, darts, scrabble ect.
Women’s Group Thursday 930am-1230pm
This is a fairly new group of local women who have come together after identifying a need in the community for women to have somewhere to meet, support each other and take part in meaningful activities, creating new opportunities for learning and development and identifying women’s needs in the community.
Guitar Group Thursday 12.30pm-2pm
Small Group of local people most of whom are beginners being taught by our Volunteer Guitar Tutor – all levels are welcome.
Art Group Fridays 1230-230pm
Community drop-in group for local people who have an interest in Art/Drawing skills coming together to share skills and be creative in a quiet space, and just enjoy the relaxation and mindfulness of drawing. Materials provided.
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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