Newsletter 26 January 2014

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 26th January, 2014 – www.stjosephmossley.org.uk

200 CLUB – £25 J Meredith; £15 M Higgins; £10 C Metcalf.

ANNIVERSARIES – Tommy Tohill. LATELY DEAD -Bridie Finn.

BAPTISM – we welcome Aaron John Muir and Poppy Grace Muir into the family at St Joseph’s.

MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day

FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon- St Angela; Tues- St Thomas Aquinas; Wed -St Gildes the Wise; Thurs- St Aidan; Fri-St John Bosco; Sat- St Brigid.

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

CONFESSIONS – Saturdays at 10.30am and 6.10pm

SUMMARY OF 2013 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS – is overleaf – our gratitude to Brian for his labours..

QUIZ NIGHT – THIS WEDNESDAY – 8PM – in the parish room – refreshments and bring your own bottle – questions on news, entertainment, films, music, places, etc – it should be a lovely evening. Do sign the list in the porch, and, why not bring a friend!

PARISH LUNCH – is on Wednesday 12th February after the 12 noon Mass.

All welcome – the list is in the porch.

OFFERTORY ENVELOPES – are in the porch for the final Sunday. Do take one if you haven’t got one, and just write your name and the number of the envelope on the the sheet of paper.

MAYOR’S CIVIC AND CHARITY DINNER – will take place on 1st March at Westholme – 5 course dinner- costing £24. The event raises money for local charities – for more information and for tickets contact Dean on 834589.

TEA AND COFFEE – in the parish room after Mass – access through sacristy.

ALL SAINTS HOSPITALITY – after our Unity Service last Monday (Taize) we were provided with home made soup and cakes – Well done All Saints!

PARISH MAGAZINE – any articles to thejosephian@aol.com. We will probably be a few weeks later than anticipated in producing the magazine- blame it on the festive season. Letters and comments welcome – ‘Disgusted’ – Curzon St! ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’ – Argyle St. ‘Nuff sed’- Mountain St!!!!!!!

RABINDRANATH TAGORE -‘I have scaled the peak and found no shelter in fame’s bleak and barren height. Lead me, my Guide, before the light fades, into the valley of quiet where life’s harvest mellows into golden wisdom.’

HOSE PIPE BAN -in California but not in Mossley- our cup is overflowing!

Occasionally, we see a sun tanned face in the congregation and some lucky soul has just arrived back from Marrakesh or Knott End. We are thinking of planting palm trees outside the church to sheild parishioners from the blazing sun!

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