ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 23rd July, 2017 –

200 CLUB – £25 J Edge; £15 J Taylor; £10 D Aylett
LATELY DEAD – Andy Taylor, Moira Bailey.
ANNIVERSARIES – Margaret McFarlane, Rose D’Souza.
FUNERAL SERVICE – for Andy Taylor is on Monday 7th August at 10.30am
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day – except Friday – 9.30am – due to a cremation at 10.30am
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon-St Sharbel Makhluf; Tues-St James, Apostle; Wed- Ss Joachim and Anne; Sat- St Martha-disciple of the Lord.
CONFESSIONS – Saturdays after 10am Mass and at 6.10pm
TEA AND COFFEE – in the parish room after Mass- access through sacristy.
END OF TERM MASS – for the school is on Wednesday at 10am
PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES – the diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place on Friday. We wish them a safe and happy pilgrimage. St Joseph’s is being represented by Lucy Warburton.
TRIP TO YORK – Sunday 27th August – 2 seats avaiable – £5
SUNSET BOULEVARD – this great show is on at the Palace Theatre late October. Will remove the list this weekend to book the tickets. Put S after your name for stalls – more leg room.
SITE MANAGER – for the Cathedral – closing date 27th July – 0161 817 2222
VIETATO LAMENTARSI – Pope Francis is so anti-grumbling that he’s stuck up a sign on his office door, on which is printed in red letters Vietato Lamentarsi. Translation:’Complaining is not allowed’or (no whining). The small print of the sign, a gift to Francis from Italian psychologist Salvo Noe, reads ‘To get the best out of yourself, concentrate on your potential and not on your limitations.’
ONE DAILY PAPER – this week, recalled the newly elected Pope in 2013 talking of ‘Christians who have faces like pickled peppers, such long faces, rather than being joyful for the beautiful life they have.’
BIG GETAWAY – it seems that the holidays have arrived – along with the rain! Hope that parishioners can chill out, whether away or at home. Tatton Park Flower Show is always popular at this time of the year; and visiting cathedrals and old churches is alwys a joy .
ORDINATIONS THIS WEEKEND – we might keep in our prayers Mark Paver and Gavin Landers who are being ordained this Saturday at the Cathedral.
HOW LONG AS SERMON? – According to Revd Christine Smith, a sermon should last 8 to 10 minutes and no longer. Pope Francis tells his priest to keep their homilies short and simple – I think we qualify!!!
SUMMER READING – Catherine Fox (married to Pete Wilcox, the Bishop of Sheffield) write about the ups and downs of a fictional diocese.
MARK TWAIN -‘I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting’
ARRIVEDERCI – GOOD-BYE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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