Newsletter – 30th September 2018

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 30th September, 2018 –

200 CLUB – £25 P Armfield; £15 E Holmes; £10 S Glynn
ANNIVERSARIES – Margaret Buckley
LATELY DEAD – Terence Sweeney
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon- St Theresa of Lisieux; Tues-Guardian Angels; Thurs- St Francis of Assisi; Fri-St Faustina; Sat- St Bruno.
CONFESSIONS – Saturday after 10am Mass and at 6.10pm
TEA AND COFFEE – in the parish room after Mass – access through sacristy.
MOSSLEY FOOD BANK – many thanks for the food items left in the porch – taken to the Food Bank on Thursday – all single items welcome.
MARION PROCESSION – Saturday 6th October, 10.30am at St Edward’s, Rusholme – walking round Platt Fields – accompanied by Bishop Arnold.
ST RAPHAEL’S SCHOOL – invites you to join them in a Mass to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the school on Friday 5th October at 9.30am. Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Mark Davies in the school chapel. Refreshments will be available afterwards in support of Macmillan Coffee Morning.
MATILADA – over 70 went to see Matilda last Monday. It was an exhilerating show with fine acting and dancing; the children were quite superb, All in all, a lovely evening out.
MEDITATION – during the month of October we will have meditation on Mondays at 7.15 to 8.15 in the parish room. All welcome..
HOPE IN THE FUTURE – this Thursday at Salford Cathedral at 7.30pm – launching Stage 2 ‘Liturgy and Mission’ – with Bishop John Arnold.
MEDJUGORJE – an information evening this Thursday 7 to 9pm at Sacred Heart Parish Hall, Uppermill.
NEXT PARISH LUNCH – is on Wednesday 24th October
UTTERLY SPLENDID – days this past week – blue skies, warm sunshine and the air like champagne!
CONSERVATION DAY IN MOSSLEY – this Tuesday – 10am to 3pm meet at Egmont entrance to Scout Green – bring a packed lunch and strong footwear.
BETHLEHEM ART – were well pleased with their reception and sales last week.
CLERICAL ODDBALLS! – Rev Francis Maycock (1903-80) who slept for 18 hours a day said:’When I wake up in my pyjamas, I know it’s time for Mass; when I wake up in my trousers, I know it’s time for tea.’ Rev Robert Hawker (1803-75) Vicar of Morwenstow, Cornwall. Deciding that he had a joint calling as priest and mermaid, he fashioned a wig out of seaweed and, naked apart from oilskin round his legs, rowed out to a rock in Bude harbour, sat on it and began to sing! -dear Lord, thank you for (harmless) eccentrics.
LIVING FAITH BOOKLETS – in the porch – 50p – a little thought for every day.
MOSSLEY CORRESPONDENT – a few copies in the porch (features Les Fitton)

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