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What’s on

An extended online version of the weekly guide to upcoming Church: Week beginning Friday March 21 2014

Saturday April 5

NIGHTFEVER (Glasgow City Centre)

St Aloysius, 25 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RE. One of the most incredible and uplifting events the world has ever witnessed, and it’s right here in Glasgow! See people coming in off the busy streets of the city to spend a little time with Jesus. Check out our article and blog post for more information on what it’s all about 5.45pm Mass 7pm till 11pm Eucharist Adoration, Prayer, Music, Confessions.

Newmains Pastoral Centre full spiritual programme. 11am-3.30pm. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 11am-3pm; Confession/Reconciliation 11am-12 noon; Angelus and Rosary at 12 noon; Led Holy Half-hour at 1pm.; Stations of the Cross at 3pm; tea/coffee and home baking throughout the day; stall/repository selling religious goods; bookshop; lent crafts for children. All visitors most welcome.


Sunday April 6

AGAP Theatre – Passionate Voices. This Lent, experience the Passion of Jesus Christ anew with the original Lentfest 2007 hit play brought back to life with a new cast. Sunday, April 6: St Martin’s, Renton. Monday, April 7: St Margaret’s, Clydebank. Both performances at 7.30pm.


Tuesday April 8

Monthly Vocation Mass.  St Josephs House, 43 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh. 7-30pm. Parking Available. Refreshments after.

Permanent Diaconate Come and See Enquiry Nights. 7:00pm: St. Patrick’s Hall, Coatbridge. Do you feel called to the Permanent Diaconate or are you interested in finding out more about the Permanent Diaconate? Then come along to one of the above ‘Enquiry Nights’ without fear of any commitment to take things further. This is simply an informal evening to share information about the permanent Diaconate and the present programme of formation leading to ordination as a permanent deacon.

Wednesday April 9   

Beyond the Referendum – Values for the New Scotland. 7:30pm. Lauriston Jesuit Centre, 28 Lauriston Street, Edinburgh. Nancy Adams presents a talk with the theme of ‘integrity.’ Nancy is a former lecturer in International Relations with the London programme of the University of Southern California, who has worked with Windows for Peace and the Families Forum and is involved with the Scottish Palestinian Forum and the Edinburgh Women’s Interfaith Group.


Thursday April 10

Diocesan Chrism Mass. St Mary’s Beauly, IV4 7AU. To celebrate 150th Anniversary of the church. Bishop Hugh Gilbert and Diocesan priests will be in attendance.

Newman Association. 7.30pm, at Catholic Chaplaincy, 23 George Square, Edinburgh. Dr Tom McEvoy, an embryologist, will talk about different types of stem cell research, achievements to date, and why the ethics of using stem cells depend on origins as much as effectiveness


Friday April 11

Monthly Evening of Catechesis, Prayer and Fraternity to Help Discern your Vocation. For details please contact Father Ross Campbell at or on 0141 776 1063.


Saturday April 12

Bread Broken & Shared. A Lent day which looks ahead to Holy Thursday, a day to celebrate the Bread of Life by making bread and reflecting together. The Ignatian Spirituality Centre, 35 Scott Street, Glasgow, G3 6PE. For details contact us on 0141 354 0077 or email


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