Newsletter 11th November 2018

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 11th November, 2018 – www.stjosephmossley.org.uk

200 CLUB – £25 J Edge; £15 E Downing; £10 J Allen
LATELY DEAD – Simon Tite
ANNIVERSARIES – Mary Schofield, George Armfield, Antonietta Battaglia.
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day.
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon- St Josaphat, Wed- St Laurance O’Toole, Thurs- St Albert, Fri- Ss Gertrude and Edmund, Sat- Ss Hilda and Hugh of Lincoln.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – Friday at 9 till 10am
CONFESSIONS – Saturday after 10am Mass and at 6.10pm
APOLOGIES – this Sunday tea and coffee will not be served in the parish room because of people going to the service at the cenotaph after Mass.
FOOD BANK – a big thank you for the food left in the porch – so gratefully received – taken to the Food Bank on Thursday – all single items welcome.
A MEMORIAL BOARD – can be seen in church – under the 5th Station of the Cross- commemorating parishioners from St Joseph’s who gave their lives in the First World War. We remember them and others who lost their lives with affection, admiration and gratitude.
MUCH QUOTED – George Santayana – ‘those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it’.
QIGONG TASTER SESSION – 20 adventurous souls had a wonderful introduction to the art and practice of Qigong on Thursday evening. It is clearly a powerful tool for keeping healthy and agile; yet the exercises are gentle and suit all age groups. Do add your name to the list in the porch if you would like to attend the classes – the duration of the class would be an hour and held in the parish room.
PARISH CHRISTMAS BUFFET – is on Wednesday 28th November – earlier than usual. All are welcome – the list is in the porch. Most of the food we order from Mark and Spencers, so do put your name down earlier rather than later.
MOSSLEY CHRISTMAS MARKET – next Saturday at the George Lawton Hall.
LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS – Friday at the George Lawton Hall.
ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL – Saturday 1st December at St. Patrick’s, Oldham – 7.30pm – see poster.
ST DAMIAN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY – Thursday 13th December – 11.30-2.30pm. The list is in the porch and transport is provided – if required.
CHRISTMAS CARDS AND CALENDARS – available on the piety stall.
HOPE – that no one is suffering from SAD- seasonal affective disorder; it does strike at this time of the year. The past week had been really pleasant. We need to replace three of the heaters in church; hopefully, it can be done before the onset of the really cold weather. The trees have been clamouring for us to enjoy their spectacular colours
WORLD WAR ONE DISPLAY – until Sunday at St George’s Church. Over 450 men of Mossley did not return from the First World War. There are ten figures in St George’s representing those who died.

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