ST JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH

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.