Newsletter – 25th March 2018

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 25th March, 2018 –

200 CLUB – £25 J Allen; £15 L Buckley; £10 L Wood.
DONATIONS – in memory of Allen Tallents – £180.00
LATELY DEAD – Patsy McGrath, Yvonne Kelly – Yvonne has looked after the church lawns for many years keeping them neat and trim- for which we owe her a debt of gratitude. Canon Tony Dorran – formerly of St Mary’s, Osbaldeston – his uncle was parish priest her in the 1940’s
ANNIVERSARIES – Fr Joseph Power (17th March)
REQUIEM MASS – for Ellen Holmes is on Monday at 1pm.
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – Monday at 1pm; Tuesday at 10; Wednesday at 10.

HOLY THURSDAY – Mass of The Lord’s Supper is at 7.30pm – watching at
The Altar of Repose till 9pm

GOOD FRIDAY – Stations of the Cross – 10.30am
Liturgy of The Lord’s Passion – 3pm

EASTER VIGIL – And the First Mass of Easter – 6.30pm
EASTER SUNDAY – Mass is at 10am

CONFESSIONS – after 10am Mass and at 6.10pm
TEA AND COFFEE – in the parish room after Mass- access through sacristy.
ECUMENICAL SERVICE – on Good Friday at 12 noon in the Market Place before walking up the hill to the Cross.
MISS SAIGON – money due for the tickets this month – £55 including transport. We go to the Palace on Tuesday 24th April
FOOD BANK – many thanks for the food items – all taken to the Food Bank on Thursday for distribution. Just a single item is very welcome – box is in the porch.
NEW LISTS – for readers and ministers are in the sacristy. A ten minute practice for the new recruits after Mass on Sunday.
FOUR TICKETS – available for anyone wishing to attend the Chrism Mass at Salford Cathedral on Wednesday morning.
PALMS – should be enough for us to take to one a sick or house-bound person
CLOCKS FORWARD – this weekend – Spring hasn’t quite sprung, but this weekend is better than last weekend! If the temperature gets to double figures we will be in heaven.This is a special week for us all coulminating in the great Feast of Easter – hopefully, the weather will be kind to us.
APOLOGIES – no Ireland’s Own this week. We receive the papers for a parish in Huddersfield so this week all the Catholic papers are free!
HUGH LAVERY – ‘Life is always an undulation, rise and fall, decay and renovation. This is the cadence of the holy and this is the music of holy week.’

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