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A designated Religious Charity, Number SC018140

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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 

First Sunday of Advent

1 December 2019

St Jude & St John Ogilvie St Maria Goretti
Sunday 10.00am Mass
Café after mass
11.30am Mass
Monday 7pm Mass 10.00am Mass
Tuesday 9.30am Mass No Mass
Wednesday No Mass 10.00am Mass
Thursday 9.30am Mass No Mass
Friday No Mass 11.00am Mass
6pm Reception of Patrick McGlashan
Saturday 9.30am Mass 10am Funeral Mass for Patrick McGlashan
Mass 6pm Vigil Mass
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:  



Frank Murphy and Anna Irwine


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 collection, 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 all our winners Wednesday 20 November number 12 and Saturday 23 November number 31:

Numbers available – Saturday 4,14,27,38 and 47

Wednesday 12,25,48,53 and 57


PARISH CHRISTMAS MEAL – We are planning a Christmas lunch on Sunday 29th December 20019 in Kastriot’s restaurant Baillieston.  The meal will start at 2pm, there is a 3 course Christmas lunch available for £15.99 per person.  If you wish to be included please speak to Margaret McElroy as soon as possible to enable us to get final numbers a deposit will be required.






FLOWERS – Anyone who would like to donate towards flowers for the altar please give your donation to Father Francis.


Entrance Song

Prepare ye the way; prepare ye the way;

Prepare ye the way of the Lord


Glory to the Father, glory to the Son

Glory to the Holy Spirit now and forever. Amen


Prepare Ye the way ………..( repeat)



Society St Vincent de Paul – The members would like to thank Fr Francis for the beautiful celebration of our 60th anniversary, a special thanks goes to the parishioner for their generosity in the second collection that will be used to continue to spread God love in your name.


The Ozanam Club for over 60’s has been on a break due to unforeseen circumstances.  The club will return in February and we will be in touch to find out the best day and time for you all.


Little ChristmasThe Justice and Peace group invites you to take part in our parish “Little Christmas” event.  As in previous years we invite you to donate warm hats, scarves, gloves and socks for the homeless in Glasgow. Any items donated will be distributed by the Glasgow Street Team to ease the winter cold for the many homeless people in our city.  Baskets will be left at the back of the church on Sunday 8th December (the Sunday nearest to the 6th – feast of St Nicholas -often know as Little Christmas.



ACAT Christmas Greetings – Why not join us in the tearoom on December 8th 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.


Unwrapping the 4th Gospel: A Talk by Fr. Robert Hill.  Do you find the Gospel of John confusing? Boring? Repetitive? Lacking a good story?  This 1-hour talk will open up some ways to easier understanding of this Gospel, and the insights it gives us into the person of the Son of God, the Word made flesh. Tuesday 3rd December at 7pm in St Matthew’s Church Hall, Bishopbriggs. All welcome.


Advent Day of Confessions:  On Thursday 19th December priests will be available all day in Saint Andrew’s Cathedral (from 7:45am – 5:45pm) for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.  Come home for Christmas!


Catholic Charismatic Renewal: The Scottish CCR National Conference is being held from 7-8 December in St Mirin’s Cathedral Hall in Paisley. (£20 whole weekend; £15 daily) All welcome. The Guest speakers are Jean Luc Moens, Moderator of CHARIS, the new unified service for Catholic Charismatic Renewal; Rev Kenny Borthwick, Minister of the Church of Scotland, Wester Hailes; Teresa Lally, chair of the National Service of Communion for CCR Scotland and Bishop John Keenan of Paisley. More details on www.ccrscotland.com or email tresanded1214@gmail.com


12 DEC – 7pm ADULT FAITH FORMATION, ST PAUL’S, SHETTLESTON (Church, Sacrament of Christ) – There will be an opportunity to discuss Parish Realignment.

15 DEC – Second collection for Caring Sunday – PCT St Nicholas Care Fund

16 DEC – Sacrament of Reconciliation in preparation for Christmas – 7pm in the church

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

a Designated Religious Charity: No. SC 018140