Review of 2005

Archdiocese In addition to those services which are regular features within the Archdiocese, such as the St Mungo Mass and St Andrew’s Day, there were, as in previous years, a significant number of additional services in 2005, including Mass and Vespers for the Year of the Eucharist, the Masses for the late Pope John Paul 11 and for the election of Pope Benedict XV1, the SCIAF Stations of the Cross, and the Mass for the Dead at St Agnes’ Lambhill. Ecumenism Highlights on the ecumenical front included the service for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the 75th Anniversary Service for the Scottish World Day of Prayer Committee and the Memorial Service for the victims of the Stockline tragedy Cantata Much of the preparation for the 2006 Children’s Cantata “Jesus’ Journey to Jerusalem” took place in 2005. St Eunan’s Primary had requested a new school song for the 14th centenary of St Eunan or Adamnan and this was included in a St Andrew’s celebration and circulated to lots of schools. A number of schools participated in the recording of teaching CDs for schools taking part in the Cantata, plus material for a St Andrew’s Day CD and a planned CD of the Children’s Eucharistic Prayer to be made available in autumn 2006 Civic The year saw a number of developments involving Glasgow City Council. While the Carols for...

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