Newsletter – 7th May 2017

ST. JOSEPH’S,MOSSLEY – 7th May, 2017 – www.stjosephmossley.org.uk

200 CLUB – £25 B Hayes; £15 C Metcalf; £10 S Glynn
LATELY DEAD – Philip Wrigley, Esther Horrocks, Paul Fawcett
FUNERAL SERVICE – for Esther Horrocks is on Tuesday 16th May at 1.30pm
ANNIVERSARIES – Gerrard McAuley, James Dalton, Gillian Crawshaw, May Booth (Birthday Anniversary).
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day.
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon- St Victor; Tues- St Pachomius; Fri- St Pancras; Sat- Our Lady of Fatima.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – Fridays at 9 till 10am
CONFESSIONS – on Saturdays after 10am Mass and at 6.10pm
TEA AND COFFEE – in the parish room after Mass- access through sacristy.
OUTING TO CHESTER – 14th May- the coach will leave at 12.30pm – usually parked at the bus stop on Stamford Street – the £5 fare can be paid on the coach.
VISITS TO THE LOWRY THEATRE – The Play that Went Wrong – on Wednesday 7th June – tickets are £29 including transport.
And, La Cage aux Folles – on Wednesday 14th June – tickets are £41 including transport. Money can be paid for anytime this month.
10 K RUN FOR CHARITY – at the end of the month, Ann Ratchford will be running the 10K run for Cafod. Anyone wishing to sponsor her is invited to sign the list in the porch.
FIRST COMMUNIONS – are on Sunday 21st May at 11.30am – 10am Mass as usual.
CROSSING THE BOUNDARY – this Sunday, 10am to 3.30pm, an eight mile moderate route with Paul Nethercott following part of the Leesfield parish boundary- meet Mossley Market Ground.
MATILDA – THE MUSICAL – the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company is inspired by the book by Roald Dahl. Winner of over 85 international awards, including 16 for4 best musical – has been seen by 7 million people across the globe. At the Palace Theatre 18th Sept till 24th Nov. There is a list in the porch. Seems too good to miss!
TRULY BLESSED – these past few days; hardly a cloud in the sky and the sun gracious and generous with its warmth. Not a grumpy face to be seen anywhere!
NO COUCH POTATO – it is said that William Wordsworth (who wandered lonely as a cloud!) by middle age had walked 180,000 miles. He thought nothing of walking sixteen miles after dinner to post a letter. The countryside where Wordsworth walked in solitude, is now almost as crowded with pilgrims as Lourdes or Benares.
AND – JOHN WESLEY – from the age of 36 onwards travelled 225,000 miles, mostly on horse-back, preaching more than 40,000 sermons, some of them to more than 20,000 people. He said that he first began to feel old at 85!
MOSSELY CORRESPONDENT – should be a few copies in the porch.

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