Mon, August 19, 2019


1st Reading: Prophet Jeremiah 38:4-6.8-10
Response:              Lord, come to my aid!
2nd Reading: Letter to the Hebrews 12:1-4
Acclamation:                Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!
               Open our heart, O Lord, to accept the words of your Son
                                     Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia! 
Second Collection this weekend for Assisted Parishes  
Forty Hours Adoration: St. Peter’s Dumbarton.
Feast Days:
Tuesday           20th St. Bernard,
Wednesday      21st St. Pius X,
Thursday          22nd Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary,
Friday               23rd St. Rose of Lima,
Saturday          24th St. Bartholomew.
Recently Dead:  Thomas Gorman (Reception & Funeral Mass Mon 10am). William Taggart,
Anniversary:  Rose McClure, Margaret Jamieson McLetchie. 
4th Annv. Stephen Gannon
Birthday Remembrance:   Isabelle Quaile,
Meetings:  Legion of Mary: Tues. 7.30pm. Chapel House.  
 A.A: Tue 8pm.   N.A.:  Thurs.7pm.  
No tea/coffee on Sunday for the next few weeks.
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
Mass for Teachers: Archbishop Tartaglia will celebrate the Annual Teachers’ Mass on Monday 26th August at 6.15pm. in St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Refreshments afterwards.
Pro-Life Mass: Wednesday 21st August  7.30pm in Bl. John Dun Scotus. G5 0YT.
Mass for the Queenship of Mary – St. Catherine Laboure, 90 Lamont Rd. G21 3PPThursday 22nd August – Rosary 7pm. Mass 7.30pm. See notice board.
Faith Forum: A fortnightly series of talks on living out the Catholic Faith. All young people welcome. 7pm in Turnbull Hall, 13-15 Southpark Terrace, G12 8LG. 3rd Oct. Mr. Ruairidh MacLennan – The Mission: Being a Young Catholic in Scotland Today.
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;-
New Prayer Group: Are you aged between 18-35? Do you wish to know about Franciscan Spirituality? St. Francis and St Clare warmly invites you to an evening of prayer, talks and sharing and a wee pizza afterwards. Come and See! Wednesday 28th August and then every fourth Wednesday of the month, from 7-9pm in Bl. John Dun Scotus, Ballater St. G5 0YT.
The Beginning Experience are hold a weekend for those who find themselves suffering bereavement through divorce, separation or widowhood. The weekend will take place from 4th – 6th October. For details contact Catherine on 0131 665 3383 or email:  Must book before 21st September.
Wednesday Men’s Group in Rosemount Learning Centre 102 Royston Rd. Open to all men, all ages, come along and try it. Wed. 11am – 1pm. See notice board for more details.
Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver Have written to thank the parishioners for their generous offering of £405.10. Also, to apologise for not coming to make the appeal due to a misunderstanding on their part. They have sent several leaflets about their work and these are available at the back of the church.
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.
Thanks to all who helped prepare the church for the Forty Hours, and members of the committee who have prepared the celebration of the Feast of St. Roch in the hall.
Congratulations to Kouame Malan François & Lydie B. Malan on their 6th wedding anniversary, we wish them a long and happy and fruitful married life.
Carpet Bowls: Pat & May McGinlay beat Owen O’Malley & John McLetchie.
The Wednesday Club will be starting up again on Wednesday 4th September in the chapel hall – 1.30 -2-30pm. All welcome.
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.
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.
Paul Sweeney MP – See notice board for dates and times of his Surgery Schedule.

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