St. Leo the Great   5 Beech Avenue,  Glasgow G41 5BY   0141 427 0293 The Archdiocese of Glasgow. A Designated religious charity, No SCO18140   
Priest: Fr Gerry Fitzpatrick

 2nd Sunday of Easter May 1st 2011     

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You search me, Lord,  and know me.  Wherever I sit or stand, you read my inmost    thoughts.   
Whenever I walk or rest you k now where I have been.      I have risen…

Alternative opening hymn:

Thine be the glory, risen conquering Son,
endless is the victory, thou o’er death hast won.
Angels in bright raiment rolled the stone away,
kept the folded grave clothes, where Thy body lay.   Thine be the glory . . . . .

 Lo, Jesus meets, risen from the tomb;
lovingly He greets us, scatters fear and gloom.
Let the church with gladness, hymns of triumph sing,
for her Lord is living, death hath lost its sting.   Thine be the glory . . . . .

Bellahouston Gloria: Gloria, Gloria in excelsis Deo.  Gloria, Gloria in excelsis Deo.

1st Reading: Acts 2: 42-47

 Psalm 117: This day was made by the Lord.  We rejoice and are glad.

Give thanks to the Lord for he is good, for his love has no end;
Let the sons of Israel say;  his love has no end.  This day was made…

 The Lord’s right hand has triumphed, his right hand raised me up.
I shall not die I shall live and recount his deeds.  This day was made…..

 The stone which the builders rejected has become the corner stone.
This is the work of the Lord, a marvel in our eyes.  This day was made….

2nd Reading: 1 Peter 1: 3-9


Gospel acclamation:
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.   
Christ our Passover has been sacrificed.  Let us celebrate. 
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia


Gospel: St John 20:19-31

The Intercessions

For the Church: that we may give more generous attention to the Scriptures,
take a more active part at mass, and share our lives with others.
Lord, hear us

For the newly baptized or those received into full communion:
that they may be faithful disciples of Jesus,
may enrich the Church community with their gifts,
and be effective witnesses to Christ in their words and deeds.
Lord, hear us

For the whole human family: that we who have been created in the image and likeness of God
may respect God’s gift of life in one another.
Lord, hear us

For people throughout the world who live in any kind of distress. Lord, hear us

For all who bear the cross each day, especially the housebound and the terminally ill and their families:
Joseph Boyle, Margaret McCafferty, Margaret Whitelaw, Moira Montgomery, May Conroy, Alan Hutcheson,
Carol Gallagher, Jean Martin, Sadie Coll, Margaret Lanigan, Kenneth Fee, Peter Gibson, Cathy and Leo Gilbert,
Linda Giulianotti, Kathleen Mallon, Joe McGhee, Margaret Padden, Liam Brogan, Fr Joseph Chambers,
Cathy Bruce, Mary McKenna, Anne & Bernard McNiffe, Adrianne Faulds, and Mary O’Hare.
Lord, hear us

For our deceased relatives, friends and fellow-parishioners,
including Rosemary Gunn, Sr Isabelle McNellis, Francis Valerio, Mrs Muriel Toomey and Neil Smith
and all those whose anniversary falls about including William and Joannah Nicol, Stuart Power and John Broe.
We also pray for those who have been injured or killed while serving in the armed forces.
Lord, hear us . .

Preparation  of Gifts:

We bless the God and Father Canticle Ephesians 1: 3-10 

We bless the God and Father of Jesus  for he has blessed us freely in Christ.
He chose to lavish spiritual blessings from highest heaven.  All this through Christ.

Long before founding all of creation, God made his plan and chose us in Christ,
that we be holy, blameless and loving, children adopted.  All this through Christ.

God’s will is always that we might love him,  source of all graces, witnessed in Christ;      
love manifested, gift of redemption, pardon for sinners.   All this through Christ.

Bellahouston Sanctus :  Holy, holy, holy Lord . . . . .

Memorial:  Christ has died . . . . .    

Bellahouston Agnus Dei .  .  .

 Communion:  Lord, I am not worthy . . . .

Be still and know that I am God  (3).
I am the Lord that healeth thee.(3)
In thee, O Lord, I put my trust  (3)

Copyright.: Thine be the glory: Budry, Edmund L./Hoyle, Richard Birch    
Psalm 117: words taken from The Psalms: A New Translation © The Grail.        
Words reproduced under Calamus Licence  0262 and CCL 74396  
Weekday Mass 10.00 preceded by Morning.   Sunday Masses: Viigil on Saturday at 6.00, then Sunday at 9.30 and 11.00   
Tea in the hall after  both masses on Sunday.

Parish offerings last week Gift Aid 1st Offering: £315.00  1st Offering   £522.00. 2nd Offering £272.00   
Holy Thursday collection for the poor: £280   Good Friday collection for the Holy Places £395.00

 ZUMBA! In  the parish hall on Monday at 8.00.  WeightWatchers Thursday  7.00

 First Communion:  please meet after 11.00 Mass.

 Our Lady of the Rosary Primary are holding a Summer Fete on Sat, 7th May between   
11am-3pm with all proceeds going towards school funds.  The Fete will be opened by        
Celtic legend, Billy McNeill at 11am, and there is fun for all the family including          
facepainting, bouncy castles, bubble bouncers, animal man, tombola, fair-trade cafe,        
homebaking, raffle  . . . . . . . . .

  Sunday 8th May at Sherbrooke St. Gilbert’s Church

Do you have any questions about Digital switchover?Would you like more information?           
or a chance to ask an adviser about digital services in this area?   There is an open community
event being held in Pollokshields at 240 Nithsdale Road, G41 5AD.  0141         427 1968   

 Entry is £1 for adults, kids go free.    tea/coffee and biscuits/cakes available  
Members from the DigitalOutreach  community will show a short video and
answer questions on the digital switchover. Everyone is welcome.

 Election News:   Information on Catholic social teaching around important
issues in politics is now available on a new website     
Why not visit the website to help prepare for the forthcoming Scottish Parliamentary    

 Holy Thursday:
the Washing of the Feet after the Gospel

and the quiet prayer at the Altar of Repose in the hall



Easter Vigil: Preparing to bless  the Easter Fire

The Easter Egg Hunt – even in the trees!