Newsletter – 29 September 2013

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY- 29th September, 2013- www.stjosephmossley.org.uk

200 CLUB – £25 A Ratchford; £15 L Gee; £10 M Tohill

LATELY DEAD – Joan Hayden. May she rest in peace.

ANNIVERSARIES – Margaret Buckley; Mae Barber; Kathryn Smith (Birthday Anniversary)

FUNERAL SERVICE – for Joan Hayden – Friday at 12 noon.

MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day.

FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon- St Jerome; Tues- St Theresa of Lisieux; Wed- Guardian Angels; Fri- St Francis of Assisi.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT -Friday at 9-10am

CONFESSIONS – Saturdays at 10.30am and 6.10pm

AID TO THE CHURCH IN NEED – AN APPEAL – a speaker will be promoting the mission of the Aid to the Church in Need at the Masses this weekend. Christians in the Middle East, especially, are experiencing harrassment and persecution at present, and some have seen their churches destroyed. Hopefully, we will be able to help in some way.

MEDITATION – Mondays at 7.30-8.30pm in the presbytery. All welcome

OCTOBER DEVOTIONS – as in the month of May we gather for Rosary and Benediction on the Thursdays of October at 7pm.

COFFEE AND TEA – after Mass in the parish room – access through the sacristy- and there should be some jars of home made jam for sale from last week – £1 donation to Cafod.

FOOD PARCELS – many thanks for the food parcels left in the porch.

NEW RADIATORS – for the porch will be fitted this week.

SOCIAL COMMITTEE – will have a meeting in the next fortnight to see what activities we can plan for – Tuesday 8th October, 7.30 – parish room.

WEST SIDE STORY – towards the end of next month we will collect the money for West Side Story at the Opera House in December.

JOHN WESLEY – an ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.

IN EXCELSIS – what a lovely week we have had – apart from a couple of gloomy days – and shorts and summer-wear have reappeared on Mossley’s Sunset Boulevard! The cafe culture will soon be here. Hedgehogs, dormice and tortoise, will probably delay their hibernation – one clergyman reported his retriever’s habit of digging up the tortoise and returning it back to the house!

Meanwhile Pope Francis is opening doors and windows and not a few cardinals are feeling the draught! He is, thank God, creating a new climate of dialogue in the church.

IT’S A KNOCK OUT – this Sunday 11.30- 4pm in Mossley Park. (Top)

LEWIS WOLPERT-there are more cells in one finger than there are people in the world

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