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Parish Bulletin – 7th August

Announcements

SCIAF Africa Food Crisis Appeal: £105 has been raised so far. Donations can be given throughout the month of August – give your donations directly to Fr. Morris.

A word of thanks to Fr. Dunn for offering the 9.30am Mass today, while Fr. Morris was offering the Latin Mass at Sacred Heart Bridgeton.

Ordination to the Priesthood: Deacon Ninian Doohan (also known as Brother Ninian) has been a regular visitor at the Latin Mass in Immaculate Heart over the last two years. Brother Ninian will be ordained on August 15th in Dundee. He will offer a Solemn High Mass in Immaculate Heart on Saturday 20th August, time tbc. If you would like to contribute towards a gift for Brother Ninian, please give your donation to Fr. Morris over the next few weeks.

Bus Run to Schoenstatt Shrine: Thursday 25th August, leaving at 10.30pm and returning approximately 5.30pm. Suggested donation £5. Bring a packed lunch and money for tearoom visit. If you would like to book a seat, add your name to the list in the hall.

Rosary in George Square: Saturday 15th October, 12 noon until 1pm. Minibus will leave from parish at 11.30am.

Sponsor the weekly sanctuary lamps in memory of a deceased relative or friend, or for some other prayer intention. Give £5 and intention to John or Fr Morris.

To sponsor the church flowers, please give £10 or more plus your intention to Agnes or Irene.

Fundraising

The next Bingo Nights will be on 10th August, 14th September and 12th October, all starting at 7.30pm

The next Sale of Work will take place on Saturday 3rd September, from 11am until 1.30pm. Donations of unwanted gifts, tombola prizes and home baking will be gratefully received.

Parish lotto – see notice-board in hall for details.

An up to date Gift Aid claim will soon be submitted to the Archdiocese, which will bring approximately £4600 to the parish. Thanks to Connie, Fraser and Jane for their work.

Community

The Parish Food Store has food available for those who need a helping hand. Speak to Fr Morris if you know of someone in need. We have very little food left. Please bring your donations to church or to the chapel house. A list of suggested items can be found here.

The next soup run will take place on Saturday 3rd September. Donations of men’s clothing, sandwiches, fruit, chocolate and cigarettes are needed.

Upcoming Events

  • 10th August – 7.30pm – Bingo
  • 20th August – TBC – First Mass of Fr. Ninian Doohan
  • 25th August – 10.30am – Bus Run to Schoenstatt Shrine
  • 3rd September – 11am – Sale of Work
  • 3rd September – 9pm – Soup Run
  • 14th September – 7.30pm – Bingo
  • 12th October – 7.30pm – Bingo
  • 15th October – 12pm – Rosary in George Square
  • 19th November – 11am – Sale of Work – Tinsel Sale
  • 25th November – 7.30pm – St Andrew’s Ceilidh