Newsletter 3 March 2013

ST JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY. – 3rd March, 2013 – www.stjosephmossley.org.uk

200 CLUB – £25 C Cox; £15 S Jinks; £10 J Smith

BAPTISM – we welcome Lilah Rose Hill into the family at St Joseph’s.

LATELY DEAD – David Bishop; Bernadette Mifsud, Catherine Smith. Margaret Kelly. May they rest in peace.

MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – MONDAY – 10.45 – Requiem Mass for Catherine Smith; TUESDAY- 10am; WEDNESDAY – 9.45 – Cremation Service at 10.30 for David Bishop. THURS, FRI, SAT – at 10.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – Fridays at 9-10am

CONFESSIONS – Saturdays at 10.30am and 6.10pm

STATIONS OF THE CROSS IN LENT – Tuesdays and Thursday at 7pm

DEANERY STATION MASS THIS WEEK – St Herbert’s, Chadderton, at 7.30pm.

LECTIO DIVINA AND CENTERING PRAYER – on the Mondays of Lent in the presbytery at 7.30-8.30pm. All welcome.

THEATRE OUTING – WEST SIDE STORY – early January, 2014 at the Palace Theatre. One of the best shows ever. List is in the porch

PARISH MAGAZINE – happily the articles are beginning to come in. Jenny Bowers has volunteered to be editor; next week we will give the email address to which the articles can be sent. Typed or handwritten articles can be handed in at the presbytery. Hopefully, the magazine will appear before or at Easter. Not too late to put pen to paper!

ST PHILIP NERI SINGERS – Wn Ashmore writes ‘I am a member of the St Neri Singers who perform Catholic sacred music at churches in and around Manchester. In May we are singing in Rome at various churches, beginning with St Peter’s. We have made a CD, ‘O Quam Gloriosam’ to help raise funds for the trip, and to enable you to enjoy the music. On sale at church or from Wn Ashmore, 832137 at £10.’

WOMEN’S DAY OF PRAYER – our gratitude to all who helped to make it a happy, prayerful and convivial occasion.

CUPS AND SAUCERS – two of our ladies were searching high and low, far and wide, for cups and saucers last week. In the end, Amazon.co.uk obliged!

MOTHERING SUNDAY – a selection of cards in the porch.

AS MAD AS A MARCH HARE – of course ‘we’ are all perfectly sane! Here we are in March and spring has begun according to the meteorologists – early indications are for a cold March. It was certainly bitterly cold earlier in the week and the snow is still lying on the hills. But what a stretch in the days.
A scattering of snow drops can be seen and the daffs will soon be waving.

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