Newsletter – 14 October 2012

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 13/14 October, 2012 –

200 CLUB – £25 M Pegler; £15 C Metcalf; £10 C Barber.

LATELY DEAD – Peter King; Glynn Hughes; Mary McElroy, Peter Mascarenhas. May they rest in peace.

ANNIVERSARIES – Ann Buckley; Kevin Graham; Anne Hunt (birthday anniversary)

MASSES THIS WEEK – 10am each day

FEASTS THIS WEEK – St Teresa of Avila, Tues- St Margaret Mary, Wed- St Ignatius of Antioch, Thurs- St Luke.


CONFESSIONS – Saturdays at 10.30am and 6.10pm.

CHANGE IN SUNDAY MASS TIME – when the clocks go back in two weeks time, Mass on Sunday will be at 10am. We thought that it would be a more agreeable time during the winter months.

SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMME – a meeting this Wednesday at 6.45pm in church for the parents of the children who will be making their First Holy Communion and Confirmation next year.

AN EVENING ON NANO NAGLE – The Sisters from the Presentation Convent in Audenshaw are putting on an Evening on Nano Nagle, the foundress of the Presentation Sisters. The talk will take place on Wednesday 7th November at St Ann’s Parish Hall, Ashton Old Road, and will be given by Maria Owen who is one of ‘The Friends of Nano’.

PARISH LUNCH – the next parish lunch is on Thursday 25th October, after the midday Mass. All welcome. Either add your name to the original list or cross it off if the new date is inconvenient.

MEDITATION – 7.30-8.30pm in the presbytery on Monday evening. All welcome. In an address to bishops in Rome this week, the Archbishop of Canterbury said that contemplation is the key to coping with life.

MAYOR’S CHARITY- DISCO & DINNER – £17.60 -Doreen-833983

CHRISTMAS FAIR ITEMS – can be left in the church porch or the presbytery porch.

SYLVAN CHARM – not exactly Vermont or Virginia but the trees in Mossley are putting on an enchanting show this autumn. It has been an unsettled week though we have enjoyed some glorious sunshine. And already, the Festive Season is being talked about if sotto voce.

CHILDREN – a little boy jumped about in the neighbour’s concrete before it was set, and was reprimanded by the neighbour. ‘ I thought you were fond of children,’ said the mother. ‘In the abstract’, answered the neighbour, not in the concrete.’ !

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