Newsletter – 4th June 2017

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 4th June, 2017 –

200 CLUB – £25 K Glynn; £15 J Makin; £10 K Hartley
WEDDING – we offer our best wishes and congratulations to James Mark Schofield and Melissa Marie Valentine who are to be married on Friday.
LATELY DEAD – Pamela Ashton, Patricia Fitzgerald.
ANNIVERSARIES – Emma-Marie Buckley, Jane Vernon, Benjamin Rowley.
FUNERAL SERVICE – for Dorothy Norton is on Tuesday at 12.30pm
REQUIEM MASS – for Catherine Wright is on Wednesday 14th June at 10am.
FUNERAL SERVICE – for Patricia Fitzgerald is on 20th June at Dukinfield.
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day – except Friday – 8am.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – this week is on Thursday- at the usual time 9-10am
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon- St Boniface, Tues- St Norbert, Wed- St Colman, Thurs-St William of York, Fri- St Columba.
CONFESSIONS – Saturdays after 10am Mass and at 6.10pm
WHIT FRIDAY – we are asked to assemble from 9am onwards in the school playground; God willing, we will have a fair day and a decent turnout. The school is still on holiday so the number of children will be reduced. Whatever, we will let the residents of Mossley know that St Joseph’s is still in business!
RED MISSION BOXES – will be emptied between the 4th and 18th June.
LOWRY THEATRE OUTING – this Wednesday to see The Play That Went Wrong. The coach will leave from the bus stop on Stamford St – opp the Market Place at 6.15pm
AND – on 14th we go to see the musical La Cage aux Folles
MEDITATION – during the month of June there will be meditation in the parish room from 7.15-8.15pm. All welcome
CAFOD FUND- RAISING – Ann completed her run (not sure whether she was first or second) – any money can be left in the sacristy where the list is.
WALKING TOGETHER – Saturday 10th June at 10am gather to worship at Salford Cathedral. Open air worship at St Ann’s Square at 11.15am, followed by a United Celebration in Manchester Cathedral at 12 noon.
PARISH LUNCH – will announce our next lunch next week.
OOPS – The man in the bed next to Rafferty had a kidney removed. The next day for lunch, they were served kidney soup. ‘My God,’ said he, ‘they waste nothing here!’ I don’t mind dying said Mick Magee, it just that you feel so stiff the day after
MOORLAND EDGE – Monday 12th June – discover the moorland above Carrbrook on a strenuous 4 mile walk with Paul Nethercott. 7.15-9.30pm Castle Clough car park, Carrbrook.
AND INTO JUNE – it is almost light at 10pm and the recent showers have been begrudgingly welcome; we begin to see nature at its best. Did you know that St Anthony was only 36 when he died of St Anthony’s Fire, or Ergotism (from eating mildewed cereal) He was exhumed 336 years after his death and although the whole of his body was found corrupted, his tongue was found intact.

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