Newsletter – 22nd October 2017

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 22nd October, 2017 –

200 CLUB – £25 R King; £15 S O’Grady; £10 L Gee.
WEDDING – Our congratulations and best wishes to Anthony Howard-Cofield and Angela Marie Simpson who are to be married today.
LATELY DEAD – Peter Warburton.
ANNIVERSARIES – Monica Brennan
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day- except Wednesday – 9.30am (Requiem elswhere) and Thursday – 9.30am
CONFESSIONS – Saturdays after 10am Mass and at 6.10pm
FR MICHAEL FLEMING’S FUNERAL – Reception into Holy Family, Limeside, on Wednesday at 7pm followed by Mass. Bishop John Arnold will celebrate Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11am. The burial will take place at Wardley Cemetery. Fr Michael was aged 56 yrs. May he rest in peace.
TEA AND COFFEE – in the parish room after Mass – access through sacristy.
MEDITATION – during the month of October we have meditation in the parish room on Monday’s at 7.15 – 8.15pm
QUIZ NIGHT – by popular demand we hope to have a Quiz Night in November. We will leave a list out next Sunday
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon-St John of Capistrano; Wed-The Six Welsh Matyrs;
Thurs-SsChad & Cedd; Sat-Ss Simon & Jude, Apostles.
SUNSET BOULEVARD – this Thursday we go to the Palace Theatre to see Sunset Boulevard. The coach will leave from the bustop on Stamford Street at 6.15pm. It should be a great evening.
CHILDREN’S PACKS – to help the little ones becoming too restless and noisy during Mass, two parishioners have produced a little pack containing crayons and a colouring book. Do take a pack and return it when leaving.
THIS SUNDAY – Country Park Round – celebrating 25th anniversary of Stalybridge Country Park. Walk with Paul Nethercott through Lower Brushes, over Wild Bank and around Swineshaw. An all day ramble to discover the delights of S.B.Country Park. 10-3pm Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Road.
HALF-TERM – the school closes for half-term on Friday.
PARISH MAGAZINE – we are encouraged to scratch our heads – who knows what’s in there!
QUEEN AND COUNTRY – with the Mossley Band at the George Lawton Hall on Friday 10th November – Mossley Cancer Committee – see poster in porch.
INFLATION ! – in the 14th century one and a half pence would buy a rabbit without the skin, a woodcock or a plover. It was the daily pay of an unmounted archer, a gardener and a sailor. It was the weekly toll on carts bringing sand, gravel, or corn and flour, into London.
AUTUMNAL JOYS – autumn’s colours are beginning to appear; the wind is doing its best to dislodge the leaves – along with the rain!

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