Newsletter – 13th November 2016

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 13th November, 2016 –

200 CLUB – £25 L Gee; £15 M Lavin; £10 M Wood.
ANNIVERSARIES – George Armfield, Mary Schofield, Thomas Booth, Myrna Gardiner. LATELY DEAD – Margaret Armitage
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day – except Wednesday – 9am
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Tues- St Albert; Wed- St Gertrude; Thurs – St Hilda and St Hugh of Lincoln; Fri- Dedication of Basilicas of Ss Peter and Paul.
CONFESSIONS – Saturdays at 10.30am and 6.10pm
SERVICE AT THE CENATAPH – takes place at 10.50am – a parishioner will lay a wreath on behalf of St Joseph’s Parish.
TEA AND COFFEE – after Mass in the parish room – access through sacristy.
NOVEMBER MEMORIAL BOOK – is in the sanctuary for us to enter the names of our deceased relations, friends and parishioners, who will be remembered each day during Mass.
PARISH MEMORIAL BOOK – is now in place in the porch and is left open on the current day so that we know whose anniversary it is. Please add additonal names in the notebook provided – including the date of death.
CHATSWORTH CHRISTMAS FAIR – the coach will leave from church at 10.30am this Wednesday. It should be a lovely day out – we have made a request to St Joseph for bright sunshine, no rain, no snow and no clouds!
BILLY ELLIOT – 14th Dec – Money can be paid for tickets this month – £50 including transport.
FUNNY GIRL – begins its UK tour at the Palace Theatre for a week in February.
The Times says that ‘Sheridan Smith (as Fanny Brice) is hilarious, glorious, touching. An unforgettable star turn.’ We have left a list in the porch and would really need to be booking in a week or so.
PIETY STALL – lots of cards, calendars, gifts, etc, to choose from
RED MISSION BOXES – will be collected between 20th Nov and 4th Dec.
MOSSLEY’S CHRISTMAS MARKET – this Saturday at The George Lawton.
LOWRY WALK – Sunday 20th November – join Paul Nethercott on an easy walk around the Portland Basin, looking at its natural and historic aspect and spot the views which Lowry used in some of his paintings – 12.30pm Portland Basin car park – 3 hours.
HARD TO BELIEVE – that a grain of salt contains 10 million billion atoms, and of course, no two grains of salt, any more than two fingerprints, are exactly alike
THE PRUNE SONG! No matter how young a prune may be, he’s always full of wrinkles; we get wrinkles on our face, prunes get ’em every place.
DEANERY MASS FOR THE HOLY SOULS – Tuesday 12 noon at St Patrick’s, Oldham
ADDITIONAL BEATITUDES – from Pope Francis -‘Blessed are they who care for and protect the environment. Blessed are they who work for full communion between Christians. Blessed are they who care for the marginalised and renounce one’s own comfort to help others’

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