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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 

Palm Sunday

of the Passion of the Lord

14th April 2019



St Jude & St John Ogilvie

St Maria Goretti


10.00am Mass

Café after Mass

        11.30am Mass


7.00pm Mass

10.00am Mass


9.30am Mass

No Mass


No Mass

10.00am Mass followed by Stations of the Cross

Holy Thursday

11 am Chrism Mass (Cathedral)

7pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper

8.30pm Night Prayer

11 am Chrism Mass (Cathedral)

7pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper

8.30pm Night Prayer

Good Friday

9.30am Morning Prayer

3pm Liturgy of the Passion

7pm Stations of the Cross

10.00m Morning Prayer

3pm Liturgy of the Passion

Holy Saturday

9.30am Morning Prayer

11.00am Blessing of Food

8.00pm Easter Vigil

10.00am Morning Prayer

Noon Blessing of Food

8.00pm Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday

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:  Betty Wright    Anniversaries: Tano Andre Foto and Timmy Harvey


If you are a tax payer you might want to consider using the donation envelopes and signing up for Gift Aid which allows the church to reclaim tax on all of your donations.  If you Gift Aid your donations we can claim back from the government 25p for every £1 you donate.  Any persons who want to sign up should speak to Father Francis to complete the appropriate form which is basically just your name address and NI number.


Anyone who wishes to pay their contributions directly into the church bank can do so using Sort Code 80-13-95 Account Number 00274160


BONUS BALL WINNERS – Congratulations to our winners: Saturday 6 April number 21 and Wednesday 10 April number 30. – There are still a lot of numbers available, please speak to Margaret McElroy if you wish to join.


INCOME- last week: Gift Aided Money £179.00, Collection £241.00, Stall £18.00, Lenten Alms £161.00


SECOND COLLECTIONS – This week the second collection will be taken up for Sick and Retired Priests.  On Good Friday a collection will be taken up for the Holy Places


SCIAF 6K RUN – There are sheets on the table at the back of the church for persons to sponsor David Linden MP who is running in the race on Saturday 4th May 2019.  Please add you name to the sheet if you wish to sponsor him.


RCAG Youth Event: Lenten Holy Hour with Archbishop Tartaglia. 16 – 35?  Come along to RCAG Youth’s Lenten Holy Hour with Archbishop Tartaglia on Monday, 15th April, 19:00 – 20:15 at St. Andrew’s Cathedral.  It will be a great way to prepare your hearts for the joy of Easter.  We hope to see you there! www.rcagyouth.co.uk


STRONGHOLD Festival, Craig Lodge Dalmally “Calling all 16 to 35 year olds… Stronghold Festival is for YOU!  Join hundreds of young people on this 4-day Catholic Festival in the Highlands of Scotland for a powerful weekend of Adoration, Sacraments, music, talks, discussions, mountain walks, fellowship and loads more!  24 – 27th May 2019, Craig Lodge, Dalmally.  Check out the amazing line up of speakers and book your place through our page: www.facebook.com/StrongholdFestival – we hope to see you there!”

Pro-Life Mass:  This month’s Pro-Life Mass is on Wednesday, 17th April in Blessed John Duns Scotus, 270 Ballater St, Gorbals G5 0YT. There will be Adoration at 6pm, followed by Rosary at 7pm and Mass at 7.30pm. All welcome. The celebrant will be Fr Paul Denney.


Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat: A retreat for spiritual and emotional healing after abortion will be held north of Glasgow on Tuesday 14th – Thursday 16th May 2019.  This confidential, supportive retreat is powerful for anyone who has been affected by their own or someone else’s abortion experience. For more information, please call Sr Andrea on 07816 942824 or email Marene via the enquiry form on the website www.rachelsvineyard.org.uk


Newman Association:  The Church in the Public Square. A talk by Lord John McFall -. The Ogilvie Centre, St Aloysius’ Church, Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RE at 7.30pm on Thursday 25th April 2019.  All welcome. Non-members: admission £3 – includes refreshments.


The Catholic Nurses Guild of Scotland:  The international Nurses Day Mass will take place in The Glass Chapel, Carfin, on Wednesday 15th May at 7pm.  All health care workers and friends are welcome.  Contact:  01475 725252, e-mail janecharkin@yahoo.co.uk or 0131 665 3639


Holy Week – this is the most important week in the Church’s year. Please make an effort to come along to at least some of the Holy week liturgies (times on back page). This week there will be a couple more chances for confessions on Monday before 7pm Mass and on Good Friday after 9.30am Morning Prayer. Today, Palm Sunday, we start the 10am Mass with a procession from the garden and the Mass ends in silent reflection.  PLEASE NOTE GOOD FRIDAY IS A DAY OF FAST AND ABSTINENCE.


Altar Servers – we should all be grateful for the work of our altar servers and it would be also be good to get some more, so if anyone who has made their First Holy Communion would like to be a server at Sunday Mass then please speak to Father Francis.


Deanery Easter Catechesis -Called to be Holy – Pope Francis has written us a letter reminding us that we are each called to be holy – Just like the canonised saints! Our deanery will explore this together over the Thursdays of Eastertide, from 7pm to 9pm.  The event will move from parish to parish.  Please join us. (St Joseph’s Tollcross 25th Apr, St Barnabas, Shettleston 2nd May, St Maria Goretti, Cranhill 9th May, St Jude & St John Ogilvie(Barlanark Community Centre) 16th May, St Bernadette, Carntyne 23rd May, St Paul, Shettleston 30th May (Asension), St Thomas Riddrie 6th June, St Joseph’s Tollcross 13th June.

For more information see notice board at back of church



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

a Designated Religious Charity: No. SC 018140