ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 9th September, 2018 – www.stjosephmossley.org.uk

200 CLUB – 25 J Makin; 15 D O’Neil; 10 M
MISSIO RED BOXES – will be collected between 1st and 16th September.
BAPTISM – we welcome Thomas Stephen Peter Schofield and Scarlett Ada Brown into the family at St Joseph’s.
LATELY DEAD – Joseph William (Bill) White
ANNIVERSARIES – Clifford Brereton, Frances Edge, Genevieve Smith
FUNERAL SERVICE – for Bill White is on Thursday at 11am
REQUIEM MASS – for Dorothy Chisnall is on Tuesday 18th at 1pm.
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day.
BEGINNIG OF SCHOOL YEAR MASS – this Wednesday at 10am
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – Friday at 9 till 10am
CONFESSIONS – after 10am Mass on Saturday and at 6.10 pm
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon- St Ambrose Barlow; Wed- The Most Holy Name of Mary; Thurs-St John Chrysostom; Fri- Exaltation of the Holy Cross; Sat- Our Lady of Sorrows.
TEA AND COFFEE – in the parish room after Mass – access through sacristy.
MOSSLEY FOOD BANK – many thanks for the food items left in the porch – taken to the Food Bank on Thursday – all single items welcome.
MATILADA – we have a few spare tickets for the show which we go to see on Monday 24th September. Matilda holds the record for the most Olivier awards won by a musical – based on a children’s novel by Roald Dahl. Tickets are 60 including transport – outstanding money can be paid now
THE EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS – is taking place in Liverpool this weekend.
HOPE IN THE FUTURE – launching Stage 2 – Liturgy of Mission – takes place at Salford Cathedral on Thursday 4th Octobeer at 7.30pm
BETHLEHEM ART – will be here on 22/23 September with their piety stall
MARIAN PROCESSION – Saturday 6th October at 10.30am meeting at St Edward’s, Rusholme.
MUCH COOLER – as we end the week and even gratitude for the rain! The holiday season is coming to and end – though when the children have gone back to school, it is an opportunity for adults to slip away for a few quiet days. Let’s hope that the sun hasn’t entirely deserted us.
NOT EVEN A WHITE LIE – when St Athanasius was rowing down the river to escape his persecutors, they met him going in the opposite direction. ‘Where is the traitor Athanasius?’ they asked. ‘Not far away, he replied, and happily rowed on!
J O’D – to behold beauty dignifies your life; it heals you and calls you out beyond the smallness of your own self-limitation to experience new horizons. To experience beauty is to have your life enlarged.’
MOTHER THERSA – was being interviewed by a journalist about her life and faith, and the interviewer asked her what she said to God when she prayed. ‘I don’t say anything,’ she replied. I just listen.’ ‘And when you listen,’ said the interviewer, ‘what does God say?’ ‘He doesn’t say anything,’ she replied. He just listens.’

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