ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 16th March, 2014 – www.stjosephmossley.org.uk
200 CLUB – £25 D Chambers; £15 J Makin; £10 W Moss
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon- St Patrick; Tues- St Cyril; Wed- St Joseph; Thurs- St Cuthbert; Fri- St Enda; Saturday- St Nicholas Owen.
CAFOD LENTEN FAST – we will leave a box in the porch to receive the envelopes and offerings given to relieve the sufferings of the destitute.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – Fridays at 9-10am
CONFESSIONS – Saturdays at 10.30am and 6.10pm
MEDITATION – on the Mondays of Lent at 7.30-8.30pm in the presbytery.
All welcome- good to experience a different way of praying.
SCRIPTURE REFLECTION – on the Wednesdays of Lent – Walking through Lent with Pope Francis – at 7.30-8.30p in the presbytery . All welcome.
ANNIVERSARY – Fr Joseph Power.
STATIONS OF THE CROSS – Thursdays in Lent at 7pm.
DEANERY LENTEN STATION MASS – this Tuesday at Holy Family, Roman Road, Limeside, at 7.30pm (Fr Michael Flemming’s parish)
SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMME – the children and parents taking part in this year’s Confirmation and First Communion meet this Sunday at 9.15am
TEA AND COFFEE – after Mass in the parish room – access through sacristy.
PARISH ROOM ADD-ON – hopefully, will begin after Easter and should only take three weeks or so..
PARISH LUNCH – our next lunch is on Wednesday 9th April.
OUR PATRONAL FEAST – is on Wednesday.
PARISH MAGAZINE – celebrates its first birthday. Do keep the articles coming – gardening and household tips are always useful.
MOSSLEY’S MARKET PLACE – there are some petition forms in the porch regarding opposition to any sale of the market place – non-residents of Mossley are free to sign.
A HEAVENLY GIFT – we really were blessed this past week with glorious sunshine and blue skies and Mossley wore a large smile; it was a treat to be outdoors. John and Yvonne managed to give the lawns their first cut of the year – the garden of the soul might need a little trimming! Please God, as a community, we will be generous in sharing our time with the Lord this Lent.
Fr Timothy Radcliffe writes ‘ Cardinal Hume was asked in an interview ‘What do you feel like when you pray?’ He replied: ‘Oh I just keep plugging away. At its best it’s like being in a dark room with someone you love. You can’t see them, but you know they’re there.
ST PATRICK’S DAY PARADE – New York can be seen- nycstpatricksparade.org