Parish Priest: Fr. Dominic M Towey Permanent Deacon: Rev Richard Haggarty House Tel: 01698 813156 Hall Enquiries: 01698 811448 ST JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH BULLETIN Web Site: www.saintjohnbaptist.org Feast of Christ the King Sunday 23 November 2014 Sunday Masses: Weekday Masses: Exposition: Confessions: Dates for Diary - Year 2014 Year A Vigil 6.00 pm, 10.00 am, 12 Noon, & 6.00 pm 9.30 am daily & Mon 7.30 pm monthly Medjugorje Mass See below Sat 9.25 am – 9.55 am & after Vigil Mass Nov 28 “ 25 Dec 8 “ 29 Easter 2015 THIS WEEK Sun Mon Tues Weds Thurs Fri Sat Masses Vigil 6.00 pm 10.00 am, 12 noon & 6.00 pm 2nd collection for St Andrew’s Hospice Caritas Group meeting 5.15 pm in Day Chapel Mass 9.30 am & 7.30 pm Medjugorje Mass. [Rosary 7.00 pm] SVDP meet 6.00 pm Mass 9.30 am RCIA 7.30 pm in hall Final meeting of Marriage Preparation Course Silent Prayer Vigil for life 8.00 pm – 9.00 pm in Oratory Mass 9.30 am Divine Mercy Hour 7.00 pm – 8.00 pm Prayer & Worship 8.00 pm - 9.00 pm in Oratory Mass 9.30 am Mass 9.30 am & Light for Life Prayer Vigil 7.00 pm Mass 9.30 am Vigil Mass 6.00 pm Confessions 9.25 am & after Vigil Mass Medjugorje Pilgrimages 2015 1 Jul 26 Aug Contact: Hugh 01698 824359 Contact: Frances 01698 813156 or 07931203021 Cost £569 [£100 off if paid in full by 29 Dec] Single room supplement £126 Cost £569 (£100 if paid in full by 29 Dec). Single room supplement £126. Eucharistic Ministers: Newoff rotas now available. Saint John Paul II Adoration Chapel Thanks to all who have committed to spending one hour a week before the Blessed Sacrament. Of course even if you have not put down your name, please feel free to drop in for a prayer. Please note change of times for adoration is as follows: Mondays Tuesday through to Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Light for Life Prayer Vigil 7.00 pm Final meeting of Marriage Preparation Course Grandparents Mass 7.00 pm Medjugorje Mass. Final payment for all wishing to avail of £100 discount Pilgrimage to Holy Land 6.00 am – 9.00 pm 6.00 am – 9.00 pm 8.00 am – 9.00 pm 7.00 am – 7.00 pm 10.00 am – 11.00 am November Lists: Available at back of Church. Youth Director: Together with St Bride’s, Bothwell, & Holy Family, Mossend, we have employed a Youth Worker to help guide our young people. Emmet will introduce himself to the parish this week-end. Here is some information on the nightfever event on Sat 13 Dec at 5.45 pm in St Aloysuis Church, Rose St, Glasgow. In addition The Gonzaga Youth are asked to bring a practical gift [warm blanket, gloves, hat, socks, sleeping bag or basic toiletries] which will be given to some of Glasgow’s homeless before Nightfever begins. For further info contact Emmet on facebook or email [email protected] Nightfever spread from Germany to over thirty cities worldwide and so we bring you NIGHTFEVER GLASGOW! Please God we will soon have Nightfever Motherwell. Deanery Meeting: On Weds 3 Dec at 7.00 pm in Sacred Heart, Bellshill, to discuss staffing of parishes. All welcome. Mary’s Meal Christmas Coffee Morning: On Sun 7 Dec after 10.00 am Mass. Any gifts for raffle would be greatly appreciated. Call Sheila Croken 07740986293 Christmas Dinner Dance: On Fri 19 Dec tickets £11.00 available from Joe Murphy. Charity Christmas Fayre: On Sun 30 Nov from 11.00 am – 2.00 pm in the church hall. All funds raised will go to Hospice UK & Christians in Syria. See poster in porch. Car Parking: Please note the Police have advised us that they will be forced to take action against anyone not showing due care and consideration for others when parking their car. Social Committee Theatre Night: Pantomime ‘Treasure Island’ Tues 9 Dec, Pavilion Theatre. Ticket £11.50 + £5 bus. Scottish Ballet ‘The Nutcracker’ Thur 8 Jan, Theatre Royal. Ticket £18.50 + £5 Bus. ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ Weds 25 Feb, Royal Concert Hall. Ticket £19.50 + £5 Bus. Sheets outside Sacristy for names. Baptismal Talk: Next meeting for parents & sponsors will be on Mon 1 Dec at 7.30 pm in small hall. Parish Web Cam: Masses and Services available on the web. Go to Parish web site and click on box that says ‘live cam’. Sick List: Up-dated at beginning of each month. If you wish names to continue please let us know. St Andrew’s Hospice : Please drop into Uddingston Shop for your Christmas Cards, gifts & decorations. There is a Christmas raffle for a lovely hamper & other gifts– tickets £1. Also memorial Light Up a Life cards. Pro-Life Group: Next meeting on Mon 1 Dec at 7.00 pm. New members welcome. There will be a Light for Life Prayer Vigil on Fri 28 Nov at 7.00 pm inn the church. Knock 2015: A 4 day trip by coach to Knock, Ireland [3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast] departs on Fri 11 Sept & returns Mon 14 Sept. Includes excursion on the Sat and attending the International Grandparents Mass on the Sun in Knock. Cost £300 pp + £60 single room supplement . To confirm booking A deposit of £75 pp to be paid by 30 Nov 2014. Contact Mary/Paul Duffy 01698 813270 or John Donnelly 07588740442.
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