Newsletter – 14th October 2018

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 14th October, 2018 – www.stjosephmossley.org.uk

200 CLUB – £25 A Whittaker; £15 J Timperley; £10 D Buckley
LATELY DEAD – Mary Moran.
ANNIVERSARIES – Bridget Williams
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day – except Tuesday – 9.30am – due to Clergy Study Day at The Village Hotel, Bury.
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon-St Teresa of Avila; Tues-St Margaret Mary; Wed-St Ignatius of Antioch; Thurs- St Luke, Evangelist; Sat- St Paul of the Cross.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – Friday at 9 till 10am
CONFESSIONS – Saturday after 10am Mass and at 6.10pm
TEA AND COFFEE – in the parish room after Mass – access through sacristy.
MOSSLEY FOOD BANK – many thanks for the food left in the porch – taken to the Food Bank on Thursday – all single items of welcome and appreciated.
PARISH LUNCH – our next parish lunch is on Wednesday 24th October – there is a list in the porch and all are welcome.
MEDITATON – during the month of October we have meditation in the parish room at 7.15-8.15pm – all welcome – we don’t want to lose a precious tradition.
DOWRY TOUR OF OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM – the Slipper Chapel Statue of Our Lady of Walsingham is at Salford Cathedral this week from Thursday till Saturday: Adoration, talks, rosary, Mass, reconciliation etc. It closes on Saturday at 12 noon with Mass celebrated by the bishop.
SCHOOL GOVERNORS – just recently we acquired two new governors and require one more to complete our membership quota. Being a governor isn’t overly demanding and is a wonderful service to the school and the parish. Do mention it if you are interested – one way of getting to heaven!
QIGONG EVENING – would you be interested in a taster session of Qigong (pronounced Cheegong)? Translated as ‘life energy’. Qigong is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and, meditation; its benefits include stress reduction, decreased joint pain, improved heart health, better physical functioning, improved balance, and protection from falls. You can even do it seated. Come along and share the evening with a brilliant practitioner, Mr David Baily. Please show your interest on the sheet in the porch and we can arrange an evening.
INTERESTING – Mother Teresa (Saint) never tried to convert a Muslim or Hindu to Catholicism. She told her sisters not to talk about Jesus or even to promote Jesus, but TO BE JESUS.
CROSSING THE BOUNDARY – next Sunday an eight mile moderate walk with Paul Nethercott – Leesfield Parish Boundary, Brown Edge, Park Bridge and Hartshead Pilke – Mossley Market Ground.
WONDERFUL COLOURS – conkers, pumkins, parkin, treacle toffee, autumn leaves of gold, lime, orange, russett, berries – how blessed we are in spite of the downpours and buffeting wind, early frosts and fading light.

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