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The Parish of St Jude and St John Ogilvie is a Parish of the Archdiocese of Glasgow,
A designated Religious Charity, Number SC018140

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The Catholic Church in Scotland promotes the safety and well being of each individual and seeks to safeguard the welfare of people of all ages who are involved in whatever capacity with the Church and its organisations.

As a Church community, we accept that it is the responsibility of all of us, ordained, professed, paid and voluntary members to work together to prevent the physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse or neglect of children, young people and vulnerable adults.


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 Parish of St Jude & St John Ogilvie 
159 Pendeen Road Glasgow G33 4SH
Tel: 0141 771 5004


Parish Priest: Father Francis Okereke

Sunday Mass:       10am

Daily Mass:  See below

Confessions:        9.30am to 9.45am Sunday 


Second Sunday of Advent

9th December 2018


St Jude & St John Ogilvie

St Maria Goretti


10am Mass

Café after Mass

        11.30am Mass Noon


No Mass

10.00am Mass


9.30am Mass

No Mass


No Mass

10.00am Mass



No Mass


No Mass

10.00am Mass


9.30am Mass

6pm Mass (Vigil)


10am Mass

Café after Mass

11.30am Mass





The Sick of the Parish:


We continue to pray for all the sick and housebound of the Parish.


Recently Deceased:

Rosemary Henderson



Mary McEneny and Tommy O’Neill


BONUS BALL WINNERS – Congratulations to our winners: Saturday 1 December number 57 and Wednesday 5 December number 41.


NUMBERS AVAILABLE IN THE BONUS BALL – Saturday Numbers 4, 14, 38, 43, 46, 47, 53 and 59 – Wednesday numbers 12, 25, 37, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48,49, 53 and 55.  You will see that there is a large amount of numbers available in the bonus ball draw.  This is a fund-raising initiative for the parish and persons are asked to pay one pound per number every Sunday morning, The person who has the bonus ball number drawn in the Saturday and Wednesday National Lottery wins £30.  If you are not already taking part please consider joining.  If you wish to have one of the numbers just speak to Margaret or Theresa who collect the money at the back of the church before mass every Sunday.


LAST WEEKEND COLLECTION – £420.50, Stall £100.00, Café £15.00,

Quarterly  Collection £25.00, St Anthony £12.50, Holy Souls £43.


CHRISTMAS CARDS – Are now available for sale at the back of the church get them while stocks last.


ADVENT CANDLE MASS AND SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION SERVICE  – Will take place on Monday 10th December in St Maria Goretti Church and in St Jude and St John Ogilvie Parish on Monday 17th December at 7pm in St Jude’s Church and at 7.30pm in St Maria Goretti’s Church.


VOLUNTEER DRIVERS – During Father Francis’ holiday the masses will be covered by the Comboni Fathers. Fr John Fraser will cover from Saturday 29 Dec until Sunday 6 January 2019, Fr Havier will offer cover from 7 January until 3 February and Father Fraser will cover the remainder until 12 February.

Father Fraser will require to be picked up for the days he is saying mass and volunteers are requested who will be able to assist. Please add you name to the list if you are able to help.


TRIP TO IRELAND – A trip to Ireland is proposed for next year see details on poster at back of the church.


CARING SUNDAY – There will be a second collection for Caring Sunday today 9th December 20018


Emerald Club – Lunch will take place in St Roch’s on Thursday 13th December at 12 noon.  Please speak to Julie Rowe if you wish to be included.

Sacramental Preparation – There will be a meeting for the parents of all the children who are preparing to make the sacraments of Reconciliation and First Communion in 2019. The meeting will take place in Barlanark Community Centre, Burnmouth Road on Wednesday December 12th at 7.15pm . All children who are to make either sacrament must be represented at the meeting. There is no need for children to attend.


Little Christmas – The Justice and Peace Group invite you, once again, to take part in our Little Christmas Campaign. As we have done in the past few years we invite you today(the Sunday nearest to the feast of St Nicholas) to donate a gift for the homeless in Glasgow e.g. hats, scarves, gloves, socks OR a Christmas box (chocolates, sweets etc)


ACAT Christmas Greetings – Why not join us in the tearoom this morning and take part in the ACAT (Action of Christians against Torture) Christmas Greetings Campaign. Cards and messages of support can bring hope to those suffering torture, imprisonment or persecution because of their faith or their work as Human Rights Defenders.


Christmas Greeting Tree – Please consider using the Justice and Peace Christmas Greeting Tree to send Christmas greetings to your fellow parishioners. As well as reducing your carbon footprint, thereby helping our sister, Mother Earth, you can also save yourself time and money.  Any donations you wish to leave will go to The Wayside Club for the homeless.


Advent Day of Confessions: Priests will be available to hear Confessions in Saint Andrew’s Cathedral on Thursday 20th December from 7.45am until 5.45pm.


Carols for Peace:  Come and join us at this annual event, which is held in the Banqueting Hall of Glasgow City Chambers, where we will pray for peace in our world, but particularly Bethlehem, our Twin City.  Enjoy refreshments afterwards in the Satinwood Suite overlooking George Square in all its Christmas Splendour, where the Crib still has a place of prominence. Everyone is welcome to attend this very important event in the calendar of Glasgow Churches Together and Glasgow City Council. Sunday 16th December 2018 at 3.00pm.




Saint Jude and Saint John Ogilvie Parish is a parish of the Archdiocese of Glasgow,

a Designated Religious Charity: No. SC 018140