ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 12th May, 2013 – www.stjosephmossley.org.uk
200 CLUB – £25 P Glynn; £15 S Tallents; £10 J Timperley
DONATION – £300 from the Mayor’s Charity Appeal towards the cost of tables and chairs for the parish room. The Mayor’s Charity Appeal raised £2600 and the money funds local groups and activities.
DONATION – £200 from the Whit Friday Committee towards the cost of the Procession expenses – the band and flowers. The Whit Friday Committee raises money throughout the year in order to make a donation to each church in Mossley. The ladies on the Committee have produced a book of recipes which is on sale at the back of church – £3.50.
ANNIVERSARIES – Joseph Vincent Smith.
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon- Our Lady of Fatima; Tues- St Matthias
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – Fridays at 9-10am
CONFESSIONS – Saturdays at 10.30am and 6.10pm
MAY DEVOTIONS – during the month of May we have Rosary and Benediction on Thursday evenings at 7pm.
SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMME – children and -parents meet before Mass at 9am – next Sunday the children receive Confirmation.
COFFEE AND TEA – will be served in the Parish Room after 10am Mass.
Do pop in and see what you think of it.
WICKED – ticket money for the show can be paid this month- £45
WHIT PROCESSION – Friday 24th May. There are a couple of lists in the porch seeking volunteers for the banners and statues. I suspect that St Benedict would have offered all volunteers a pint of wine or a pint of cider before setting off – and the on-lookers would have said ‘What a merry bunch of lads they are.’
TEA AND COFFEE ROTA – hopefully we will have 4 teams of 2 ladies to look after the refreshments on Sunday after Mass. There is a list in the porch for volunteers. Our thanks to Maureen and Doreen who have provided coffee and tea for many years – plus a helping hand from their spouses. It is a real ministry to the community.
PARISH LUNCH – is on Thursday 30th May and all are welcome. There is a list in the porch.
LET THERE BE LIGHT – all being well, as they say, the lights in the church tower will be working this week. It is a bit of a scramble getting into the tower, and despite getting a good soaking, Harry and Shane have managed to sort out the problem. Parishioners say they can see the tower lights from afar.
RETIREMENT – overheard ‘ there’s only one problem with being retired, you never get a day off.’