St John Ogilvie's
A Roman Catholic Parish in the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh

St John Ogilvie's Weekly Bulletin

Bulletin for Sunday 17 November 2019

Today is the 33rd Sunday of Year C

(Prayers & Readings page 164)

"A Faith that Faces Disaster"

Fresh Start Appeal
Starter Packs

An appeal for donations for Fresh Start's starter packs will take place in the parish this weekend, 15/17th November. Please can you ensure only items listed on the Fresh Start posters displayed in the church are donated - Dishes and Cutlery, Pots and Pans, small Electrical Items, cleaning items, Bed Linen and Towels. Fresh Start are unable to store items not listed and can incur expense to dispose of items not required. Many thanks for your ongoing support.

From the Parish Pastoral Council 07.11.2019

The Young Ones
A Pre-Christmas evening for young children, over 5 years of age.
Friday 13th December 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm.
Christmas movie [ELF]
A few Christmas Crafts. & Pizzas

Oblate Mission Appeal
The annual Oblate Mission Appeal by Fr. Pascal Dillon omi will take place the weekend of the 1st December.

External Box for the Defibrillator
In May this year the Parish purchased a defibrillator it is mounted in the foyer at the side entrance to the church. To date it was only called upon for a lady celebrating her birthday at the Beijing Banquet. To make the defibrillator available to the local community the PPC decided to move it to an external wall for easy access. Cost will be £425 +vat for an external box

November Mass – Friday 22nd November 7.30pm: Our November Mass for family and friends who have gone before us is on Friday 22nd November at 7.30 pm.

If you wish to light a candle in memory of your dear departed, please write the name of your departed and the name of the person to light the candle on the sheet on the table at the back of the church.

No Morning Mass on the Friday.

Lauriston Jesuit Centre

"Art and Spirituality"
Geoff Wheaton, SJ
Tuesday 19th November, 7.30pm

SCIAF Real Gifts - Gifts that change lives

SCIAF’s Christmas Gifts make great presents for family and friends while helping people in poverty to build a better future. The parish catalogue is now available at the back of the church. Alternatively, you can visit: or call 0141-354-5555 to see more Real Gifts and to find out more.

Catholic Education Scotland: Sunday next 24th November there will be a second collection in aid of Catholic Education Scotland. Today at the 9.00 am Mass a pupil from our local Catholic High School will share a reflection on her experience of school.

Liturgy Meeting: Meeting of the Liturgy Group to prepare for Advent & Christmas will take place on Tuesday next 19th November at 7.30 pm. This group welcomes any parishioner who would like to make themselves available to promote & enhance our liturgical celebrations.

New Rota for Church Cleaning Teams available. Please take your envelope.

Anniversaries: Philip Donoghue, Frank Murphy, Betty Baird, Peter Skirving, Nan Lyons, William Bruce, Catherine Wyllie, Pat McDade, Jim Ferguson, Tony Sweeney, Lilian Panton, Patricia Smith, Hazel Leetion, Margaret Rae, Stephen Brown, Brigid Ramsay, Mike Donnelly, Janet Devlin, Madge McGuire, Nellie O’Hagan, Edward Fraser. John McGlynn, Jackie Bryon, Kathy Grace, Betty Fraser, Tim Daly, May Michaud, Connie Hunter, Jean McKay, Louie Carberry, Catherine Linton; Mary Appolinari, Audrey Taylor and Danny Boyle.

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