Newsletter – 10th September 2017

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 10th September, 2017 –

200 CLUB – £25 J Taylor; £15 B Hayes; £10 M Connell
ANNIVERSARIES – Gerard and Frank Nolan; Stephen Oliver and Evelyn Diveney (Birthday Anniversaries)
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Tues- Holy Name of Mary; Wed- St John Chrysostom; Thurs- Exaltation of the Holy Cross; Fri- Our Lady of Sorrows; Sat- Ss Cornelius and Cyprian and St Ninian.
CONFESSIONS – Saturdays after 10am Mass and at 6.10pm
TEA AND COFFEE – after Mass in the parish room – access through sacristy.
RED BOXES – are being emptied between 2nd and 17th September. Anyone wanting a box please see Sue Glynn.
SUNSET BOULEVARD – On Thursday 26th October we go to see Sunset Boulevard at the Palace Theatre. Tickets can be paid for this month – £43.50 including transport..
PARISH LUNCH – will mention next week the date of the next parish lunch
MOSSLEY CORRESPONDENT – a few copies have been left in the porch.
PRAYER CARDS – for the late Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor are in the porch. His Requiem Mass is on Wednesday in Westminster Cathedral
LOCAL EVENTS – ‘Brassed Off’ is being performed at the George Lawton Hall from Monday 18 to Saturday 23rd September – starring the Mossley Band
AND Emmaus is celebrating its 20th Anniversary on Saturday with a birthday bash – entertainment, special guests, local musicians, activities for kids. Terry Waite, president of Emmaus UK will be attending.
FAKE NEWS – the heatwave that has seen soaring temperatures in Mossley and surrounding districts during the past week is set to continue till the end of November. Residents are advised to conserve water where possible.
MEDITATION – during October we will have meditation on Monday evenings
PARISH MAGAZINE – do mull over a story or a piece that you would like to submit to the magazine that will appear later in the year.
SOMEWHAT SOGGY – this past week but the rain must be doing some good. Suspect that the tomatoes could do with a little more sunshine. Now that the children are back at school the traffic is really heavy.
FREDERICK BUECHNER – ‘a Christian is one who points at Christ and says, ‘I can’t prove a thing, but there’s something about his eyes and his voice. There’s something about the way he carries his head, his hands, the way he carries his cross – the way he carries me.’
BRIGID – God bless our food, God bless our drink and keep our homes and ourselves in your embrace, O God. Amen
RILKE – ‘To be here is magnificent’ What a statement!

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