ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 1st July, 2012 – www.stjosephmossley.org.uk
200 CLUB – £25 S Tallents; £15 A Whittaker; £10 V Timperley
MASSES THIS WEEK – 10am each day
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Tues – St Thomas, Wed- St Elizabeth of Portugal.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – Fridays at 9-10am
CONFESSIONS – Saturdays at 10.30am and 6.10pm
WILLOW WOOD HOSPICE -Margaret Buckley is taking part in the Midnight Walk for the Hospice. The list for sponsors is on the notice board.
BIG SING – Churches Together ‘Big Sing’ takes place this Sunday at the Methodist Church, 2.30-3.30pm. Refreshments afterwards. Each church has submitted a number of hymns to be sung.
SUNDAY WALK- our Sunday Walk has been arranged for 15th July- all welcome including cats and dogs – starting from the church at 2pm. Hopefully we would be back for 5pm or thereabouts. Fine weather guaranteed!
PARISH LUNCH – our last parish lunch before the holidays will be on Thursday 19th July, after the 12 noon Mass. All welcome.
MEDITATION – Mondays at 7.30-8.30pm in the presbytery. All welcome.
LIVING FAITH BOOKLET – on sale at 50p. A gem of a book
READERS LIST – the new list is in the porch. Do mention if you would be happy to read or assist with Holy Communion or help in any other way.
RED MISSION BOXES – ‘Thank you to all APF Mill Hill Box collectors. This quarter’s collection raised £454.38.’ Sue Glynn.
MAYOR’S CIVIC SERVICE – The Civic Service for the new Mayor and Mayoress of Mossley will take place here on Sunday 22nd July, at 2.30pm
JUST GOES TO SHOW – Winston Churchill wisely said this about worry: ‘When I look back of all these worries I remember the story of an old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.’
HELL HATH NO FURY -we were fortunate to miss the wrath of the downpours last week, we just had the ‘spits and spots’ beloved of the forecasters.
Thursday was positively tropical- ie central heating not needed- indicating an appetizer for hotter weather to come; alas El Nino (the boy) decided otherwise.
And here we are in July, the season for strawberries, gooseberries and raspberries; and interestingly, blackbirds will not sing again until February
It is better not to read the long range weather forecast – it more or less says don’t put the umbrella and the fleece away yet. Hope springs eternal and we could be mopping our brows in the middle of the month – ‘appen.
ANNIVERSARIES – John Dear. AFRICAN PROVERB – the hand that gives is always uppermost; the hand that receives is always lower.