Newsletter 24th February 2019

ST JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 24th February, 2019 –

200 CLUB – £25 J Smith; £15 > Buckley; £10 J Smith
BAPTISM – we welcome Rowan Patrick Delaney into the family at St Joseph’s
LATELY DEAD – Dera Dawson
ANNIVERSARIES – Alan Tallents, Maureen Meredith
FUNERAL SERVICE – for Derek Hoole is on Monday at Hollinwood Crematorium at 2pm
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon- St Ethelbert of Kent, Thurs- St Oswald of Worcester, Fri- St David, Patron of Wales.
CONFESSIONS – Saturday after 10am Mass and at 6.10pm
TEA AND COFFEE – in the parish room after Mass – access through sacristy.
FOOD BANK – a big thank you for all the food left in the porch – a bumper assortment last week – taken to the Food Bank on Thursday. All items welcome.
PARISH LUNCH – yet another jolly occasion with our celebrity chefs excelling themselves – Lancashire cuisine at its best and an array of deserts to tickle the palate
Our thanks to all our helpers and to all who came.
OUR – Healing Service was well received, and we will, please God, hold another during Eastertide, or earlier if people so wish.
JOB APPLICATION – a gentleman sent an email during the week asking if we had a vacancy for a Facilities Manager. I was temped to reply saying ‘There is nothing to do here and I do that.’! Perhaps we could do with a Facilities Manager.
SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMME – the parents and children involved in First Holy Communion preparation meet next Sunday before Mass.
MOSSLEY CORRESPONDENT – a few copies are available in the porch
XIGONG CLASS – takes place on Thursday evening at 7.15 till 8.15pm
OUR LADY OF FATIMA – mentioning that a series of events and services are taking place at Salford Cathedral this weekend – details on the diocesan website. The Natioanl Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, along with the relics of Saints Jacinta and Francesco are present.
LES MISERABLES – Once the money has been paid we will know if there are any spare tickets over – £50 including transport. We go to see the show on 11th March – we go to see The King and I on 30th April (feast of St George)
MIRABILE DICTU – wonderful to say – what incredible weather we are having.
What a joy to see people relaxed and cheerful and clearly enjoying the warmth. It will probably snow in March with drifts ten feet high; for the moment God Bless the sunshine and may it long continue.
E LEAR – There was an old man who said hush, I pereieve a young bird in this bush, When they said is it small, he replied not at all. It is four times as big as the bush.

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