St.Anthony's Govan

62 Langlands Road Glasgow G51 3BD

Tel: 0141 445 1416


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15th July 2018

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time


Body of Christ

St Peter Julian Eymard

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St Francis Nursing Home

Summer Fete 28th July. Tombola, home baking, tea and coffee, raffle & stalls.
Come along and join the fun in the downstairs dining room from 2pm - 4pm.

200 Club Draw Winners

1st No 6 C Burton
2nd No 75 E Smith
3rd No M McEwan

Do you feel called to serve in St. Peter Julian Eymard's lay Aggregation?

The Apostle of the Eucharist founded two Religious Congregations and a lay Aggregation, to promote the reign of God in the Eucharist in both the Church and society. Preparation for the undertaking of the life and ministry of an Associate of the Blessed Sacrament is both a discernment of God's will, and a period of formation.
Online and Face-to-Face session, and a preparation for the future domestic and international apostolate ministries forms part of the one-year programme. Have you considered the possibility that his could be your baptismal vocation? Working in collaboration with brothers and priests of St.Eymard's Eucharistic Congregation proclaiming the good news of the reign of the Eucharist?
Currently formation programmes are offered in the Dublin and Glasgow district.
Br Darren would be happy to meet with you, if you want to pursue this further, or email him at: -, for further information.

Tuesday and Thursday Vespers

Fr Peter and Br Darren will make adoration of the Blessed Sacrament every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm, concluding with sung vespers. Please come and join us praying the prayer of the Church together.

The Good Shepherd Prayer Group

The Prayer Group is now in 'Summer Recess' and will return on Thursday 16th August 2018.

AGAP Theatre's production

"Mungo: Legend of Glasgow's Saint2 will be performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th August
at 1.30pm in St Patrick's Church, Cowgate (Tickets £8/£5 from or 0141 226 0000).
There will be two performances in Glasgow Archdiocese ahead of this:
Friday 13th July at 7.30pm in Our Lady and St George's Church Hall, Penilee and
Saturday 14th July at 7.30pm in St Eunan's Church Hall, Clydebank.
Tickets £5 from 0141 552 5527 or AGAP Film & Faith Club
and Lectio Divina Dramatica will take a break during the months of July & August. They will resume later in the year.

"Celebrate" Scotland Catholic Charismatic Family Weekend

At St Ninian's High School, Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock, Glasgow, G46 6UG on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2018. Adults    £40      16 - 22   £20
Children 5 - 15   £10
Under 5 years FREE
Early bird discount for every adult ticket booked and paid by 8th July 2018.
Family Group Ticket available - 2 adults and up to 4 children - maximum fee £100.
All fees include a Saturday evening meal.
, or Tel: 07793 370910 - Ged Farrell

Musicians Wanted

Mass is celebrated each Monday at 7.15pm in Barlinnie Prison.
The chaplains would appreciate the help of singers and musicians to lead the singing at Mass.
Commitment would be no more than once a month but could be less.
If you can help, please telephone the chaplaincy on : 0141 770 2059 or

Award in Catholic Theological Education - Archdiocese of Glasgow.

If you would like the opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding of the Catholic faith this two-year part time course may be of interest to you. Whilst primary aimed at those who wish to exercise the ministry of Catechist in the Parish, it is also suitable for those who wish to study for their own purpose.
For further information or to request an application pack, please phone the RE Department of the Archdiocese on 0141 226 5898
or email

'Proclaiming Christ in our Culture'

Talk with Bishop Robert Brannon, speaking for the first time in Scotland. 6th September in Usher Hall Edinburgh.
Tickets £10 (£6 conc). Contact 0131 228 1155 for tickets or visit

'Proclaiming Christ in our Culture'

Talk with Bishop Robert Brannon, speaking for the first time in Scotland. 6th September in Usher Hall Edinburgh.
Tickets £10 (£6 conc). Contact 0131 228 1155 for tickets or visit

Parish Pilgrimage

Parish Pilgrimage to Malta will take place in Sept 2018 for 8 days. Price £1,099. Depart - 20th Sept 2018. Return - 27th Sept 2018.
Seven nights at the Sunflower Hotel Full guided pilgrimage programme in Malta. Includes Holy Mass daily.
Deposit of £250 required as soon as possible. If interested please contact Fr Peter.

Church Cleaning

We are in need of volunteers to help with cleaning the Church.
If you would like to help, in anyway whatsoever, to clean the church on Wednesday mornings at 9am please contact:-
Fr Peter or Sr Eileen.

Gift Aid Scheme

For those of you who pay tax and would like to help the Parish by joining the scheme, all you need to do is complete a form
giving your name and address, date and sign it. Sr Eileen will provide this and your envelopes.
Through this scheme, the Parish is able to claim 25p in the pound from the Tax man.
Thank you to those who are already members and gratitude to those who are considering joining.

Richmond's Hope

Richmond's Hope has launched a service to help bereaved children, which is based in Govan. We provide support to young people between the ages of 4 and 18 who are struggling to cope. Using therapeutic play and specialised grief activities, we help them understand how the death has impacted them.
If you know a child who needs support, please contact 0141 230 6123 or email

Family Planning - God's Way - Nature's Way

The Billings Ovulation Method® of Natural Fertility Regulation is 99% effective in avoiding pregnancy with no side effects.
This method is also very helpful for couples having difficulty conceiving.
For an information pack or details of a teacher in your area, please contact:-
Fertility Care Scotland Central Office on Tel: 0141 352 7930; E-Mail:
or visit our website at

Beads with Faith

We offer:
Bespoke design service; Wedding Rosary, Handmade Rosary beads and Chaplets.
Rosary making workshops for: Individual Schools and Churches.
Rosary Information, free downloads and craft ideas. Religious Jewellery items and Rosary repairs.
Contact 07714252827 or visit

ETWN The Catholic Satellite Channel

ETWN is the only television channel solely dedicated to the Catholic religion. It is a totally subscription free TV channel showing daily Mass, topical chat shows and stimulating documentaries. 'SAS (Satellites & Aerials) Ltd' have been installing EWTN to many parishes, convents and family homes throughout Scotland.
If you are interested then contact Karen:- 0141 774 5000 for our special Christmas price.
Email: website: Installations to be completed by Christmas.

Vocations to the Priesthood

Our monthly evening of catechesis, prayer and fraternity resumed on Friday 2nd October (and the first Friday of each following month) at Turnbull Hall. These are informal evening for men who may be thinking of a vocation to the diocesan priesthood. For more information please contact Fr Ross Campbell on 0141 339 4315 or

Wonder and Awe

Wonder and Awe is an invitation to young people to come into the real presence of God and experience His Love. Through Eucharistic Adoration, catechesis, period of guided meditation and live music. Each participant is invited to journey deeper into the heart of God. This will take place on the first Friday of every month from 7-9pm in St. Andrew's Cathedral.

Rosaries Abroad

Since 2009 we have been sending Rosaries to Aboriginals in Australia and to 3rd World Countries in Africa. These Rosaries have led to the lapsed returning to their faith and to conversions. Please search your cupboards and drawers for surplus Rosaries and help us to get them into the hands of those who will Love, Cherish and Pray them. A collection box is available at the back of the Church.
Thank you.          Email: Tel: 01204 845094

Church Kneelers

The Kneelers in the Church are in a rather poor state and I would like to refurbish them even although the roof still needs repaired.
It is important to try and maintain the interior. The cost to replace the kneelers is around £9000.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament each day from 11-12.30pm and 1-3pm.
Would you consider committing yourself to an half hour of Prayer?

St Anthony's Choir

We are still in need of more members for the choir. Please consider giving up some of your time to join this worthy group of volunteers. For more information please contact Fr Peter.

St Margaret's Children and Family Cary Society

Interested in adoption? Adoption is a very rewarding but also life changing decision, for yourself, for the children and also for your wider family. We are committed to delivering a high quality and personalised service to take you through each step of your adoption journey. If you would like to find out more information please visit our website at or tel 0141 332 8371.

Cubs, Beavers and Scouts in Govan

The Scouts and Cubs in Govan are moving to a new home and re-launching with a Beaver group for those aged 6-8, boys and girls.
After Christmas the groups will run in Govan and Linthouse Church at 796 Govan Road - all newcomers are welcome.
The group runs on a Friday night from 7-9pm.
We also have places for boys and girls in the following age groups:
Beavers: 6-8
Cubs: 8-10
Scouts: 10-14
All welcome, as are any parent/adult helpers who would like to get involved.

Scottish Catholic History

Fr. Michael Briody, St. Michael's, Moodiesburn, Diocese of Motherwell, has produced a 14 page booklet on an aspect of Scottish Catholic History going back to 1745. The Price is £2 per copy plus P&P if necessary, to cover the costs as it is a not-for profit publication.
If you would like a copy please email


Visibility is looking for new volunteers to support people with a hearing or sight loss to get back to doing things they miss.
If you would like to give some of your time, or simply find out more, then please call Visibility on 01413324632
or email We train and support all of our volunteers.

Have you ever Considered Adoption?

Have you room in your Heart? Do you have: energy and imagination, stability, love and enthusiasm, patience and humour?
If so St Margret's Children and Family Care Society would like to hear from you.
For more info contact 0141 332 8371 or visit/email or


If you have a computer and are unable to get to Adoration in your own area or if you are not well or if you just want to spend some time with the Lord then here is the answer to your prayer! There is a website with Perpetual Adoration from St. Mary's Church, Navan, Co. Meath in Ireland. This is the web address.

PCT St Nicholas Care Fund

Applications are sought from parish groups and organisations working to meet need and poverty in their community. For further information or an application pack please call, Elizabeth McQuade on 0141 226 5898 or email
Application packs can be completed on line at the following web page:

Home Start

Home-Start Glasgow South is a local charity supporting parents with young children under 5 in situations such as isolation, multiple births, illness, disability or who are just finding parenting a struggle. We are looking for volunteers to help provide non-judgemental, practical and emotional support and help to build the family's confidence and ability to cope. The only qualification you need is to be a parent yourself and have a couple of hours a week to spare.
If you think you might be interested in helping a family, then please call us on 0141 570 8735 and we will arrange a visit to tell you more.

Bright Care

If anyone is interested in care work there are opportunities with the above care home. Their telephone number is 0141 290 0818.
Please call for more information.

Broken For Us

The Matthean story of Gentiles coming from a far off region in the East to worship Jesus tells us that Jesus came not only for Jews; he came for Gentiles as well. Accordingly out faith in Jesus should be celebrated not only within Catholic churches and our culture, but is to be shared with those who belief in God and his Christ receives an expression that is different from ours. It is to be shared by those who do not share our culture. In the youth of this Year of Faith, we might remember that so many young people - members of our own family - share neither out faith in God nor our culture. We must reach out to them in this year of faith.

Consider the Permanent Diaconate

The Permanent Diaconate is an Ordinary Ministry in the Catholic Church open to single of married men who feel themselves called by the Lord to deepened their commitment and service through the grace of Ordination. For more information contact your Parish Priest or Monsignor Paul Murray or Father Allan Cameron on or 0141 2252605.


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Starter Packs Glasgow

We assist those moving into their new homes after homelessness by sourcing donations of reusable household goods to redistribute. Can you donate any of these items? Crockery, cutlery, towels, bed linen, curtains, mirrors, kitchen utensils, pots & pans, oven dishes,
cleaning products, loo rolls, light bulbs general household items & furniture. Also be nice to add tins of food tea & coffee.
For more info visit 47 Burleigh Street Govan, 0141 440 1008.

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Ann MacMillan.


Elizabeth Mary Jenkins.


Charles and Sarah McKeown & Family, Thomas McGilway, Mr & Mrs Noel Neville, Mr & Mrs Fred Kelly
Mike Kelly, Mr & Mrs Kit Greville, Mr & Mrs Jim Greville, Yuill Family, Houlihan Family, Ward Family
Maroney Family, John G. Robinson, Annie Robinson, Calford Francis Robinson.

Birthday Remembrance:

John Devins, Joseph Devins, Linda and Jamie Wiseman, Stephen and Christiana Reid.

Other Masses:

Thomas Bennett, Nellie Bridget Brown, John Baptist Brown.

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