Newsletter 9th April 2017

ST.JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 9th April, 2017 – www.stjosephmossley.org.uk

200 CLUB – £25 L Gee; £15 F Barber; £10 D Buckley.
LATELY DEAD – Arya Wyn Jones (16 hrs)
ANNIVERSARIES – Peggy Dalton, Browne and Enright families.
BAPTISM – we welcome Elliott Dennis Arvid Copeland into the family at St. Joseph’s.
LENTEN PENANCE/RECONCILIATION SERVICE – takes place this Monday at 7.30pm.
MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY – Mass is at 10am
HOLY THURSDAY – MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER – 7.30pm
WATCHING AT THE ALTAR OF REPOSE TILL 10pm
GOOD FRIDAY – STATIONS OF THE CROSS – 10.30am
– LITURGY OF THE LORD’S PASSION – 3pm.
HOLY SATURDAY – EASTER VIGIL AND THE FIRST MASS OF EASTER – 6.30pm
CONFESSIONS – Saturdays at 10.30am and 6.10pm
TEA AND COFFEE – in the parish room after Mass.
NEXT PARISH LUNCH – is on Wednesday 26th April – the list is in the porch.
OUTING TO CHESTER – a wonderful response to our outing on Sunday 14th May – the list is now full! We will be having another trip later.
NEXT MONTH – we will collect the money for our two trips to the Lowry Theatre – hoping that the Grand National hasn’t dented finances.
TODAY’S PALMS – should be an abundance of palms – do feel free to take some to friends and neighbours.
MEDITATION – we thought that we would meet every couple of months for four sessions – in this way we renew our commitment and preserve the tradition.
EASTER EGG TRAIL – now the Cadbury’s Egg Hunt!- Whatever next.?
THE CRUELLEST MONTH – that was Elliot’s view of April, and the past week has certainly been on the chilly side with brief glimpses of the sun. Already, people in the South East are speaking of a possible drought; I think that it is safe to say that up here, waterwise, our cup is overflowing! And this weekend we can expect to be frying eggs on the pavement! – ‘appen, as they say in Lancashire.
CHURCHES TOGETHER SERVICE – on Good Friday at the Market Place at 12 noon and then to the Cross on the hillside.
MOSSLEY CORRESPONDENT – there are copies are in the porch.
LAST WEEK OF LENT – please God, we will do our best. On Good Friday we are asked to go easy on eating after breakfast, but come the evening when the fast finishes, we can enjoy a hearty meal.

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