Newsletter – 3rd September 2017

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 3rd September, 2017 –

200 CLUB – £25 D Buckley; £15 E Holmes; £10 J Higgins
BAPTISM-we welcome Lottie Lisa Nora Barraclough into the family at St Joseph.
LATELY DEAD – Gabriella Pennington Evans
ANNIVERSARIES – John Richard Walker, Len Hall (Birthday Anniversary)
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day except – Tuesday (Eucharistic Service- ML taking a funeral at St Edward’s) and Thursday – Mass at 9.55am.
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon- St Cuthbert; Wed- St Bega & Eleutherius; Thurs-St Cloud; Fri- The Birthday of Our Lady; Sat- St Ciaran and St Peter Claver
CONFESSIONS – Saturdays after10am Mass and at 6.10pm
TEA AND COFFEE – in the parish room after Mass – access through sacristy.
SPLENDID DAY – we had a lovely outing to York last Sunday and the sun graced us with its presence for the most part. Suggestions for places to visit would be welcome – Sunday afternoon seems to be an agreeable time.
RED BOXES – are being emptied between 2nd and 17th September. Anyone wanting a box please see Sue Glynn.
SCHOOL RE-OPENS – on Wednesday.
ROSARY RALLY – Platt Fields – on Saturday at 3pm
MILLBROOK HERITAGE TRAIL – Saturday 9th September. On National Heritage Weekend, explore the history of the growth of Millbrook and the decline
of the cotton industry on a two mile walk with Paul Nethercott. 1pm till4pm at Oatgates car park, Hartley Street, off Huddersfield Road.
MOSSLEY’S CIVIC SOCIETY – on Friday and Saturday are extending their opening hours 11am till 4pm. It is hidden away in the corner of Emmaus in the Longlands Mill on Queen Street. All part of Heritage Open Days.
LABYRINTH LOVERS – this Friday at St Anthony’s Centre, Eleventh Street, Trafford Park, led by Rosie Norton – 2pm till 4.30pm. Suggested offering- £5.
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. No hurry.
CONCERT – for the Mayor’s charities at St John’s Church – 2till 5pm Refreshments and Raffle – admission £5 – Saturday.
MICHAEL MAYNE – ‘If I had to find one word to describe what it is that damages our world and destroys individuals and communities, it would be hard to choose between ‘poverty’ and ‘injustice’.
OUCH – it is going to take four years to get Big Ben up and running, ridiculous considering they’re working round the clock!
BACK TO WORK – the holidays come to an end this weekend. Blackberries should be available in the hedgerows – an old saying suggests that the Devil spits on them on Michaelmas night, spoiling their flavour. Horse chestnut trees are already shedding their conkers, and their ancient cousins, the oaks, their acorns.

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