Newsletter – 7th July 2019

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY
200 CLUB – £25 K Glynn;
£15 V Tomlisson
£10 M Higgins
BAPTISM – we welcome Samuel Antonio Jones into the family at St Joseph’s.
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day.
FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon- St Withburga; Tues- St John of Osterwick;
Wed- St Lantfrid; Thurs- St Benedict; Fri- St John Jones; Sat- St Henry
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – Friday at 9 till 10am
CONFESSIONS – Saturday after 10am Mass and at 6.10pm
TEA AND COFFEE – in the parish room after Mass – access through sacristy.
FOOD BANK – many thanks for the food left in the porch – taken to the
Mossley Food Bank on Thursday and ever so gratefully received. During the
summer holidays the Food Bank will be running a ‘hunger holiday scheme’.
OUR SUNDAY OUTING – the coach will leave from the bus stop opposite the
Market Place at 12.45am. We go first to Whalley Abbey. The Cistercian Abbey
of Stanlow, in Cheshire, moved to Whalley in 1296. The Church was built
between 1330 and 1380. After the dissolution of the Monastery in1537 it
passed into private hands. We go on to St Anne’s for bathing and promenading!
QIGONG CLASS – on Thursday at 7.15 till 8.15pm
MUSIC GOES WRONG – at the Lowry Theatre – the smaller one – on
Thursday 8th August. Tickets are £40 including transport and can be paid for
this month.
ITALIAN PROCESSION -today in Manchester.
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA – the brilliant original production of
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera is embarking on a major Uk and
Ireland tour and will be at the Palace next March and April. The demand for
tickets will be huge. We have left a list in the porch. Do put your name down
as ASAP, and put ‘S’ after your name for the stalls.
DEANERY CAFOD TEAM – is holding a fund-raising event – live music
Indie Band- at St Edward’s Church Hall on Saturday 20th July – 7.30 till 11pm.
Tickets £5 and money raised will be sent to help relief work in Yemen. Any
items for raffle prizes would be gratefully received – box in the porch.
EXPLORING FAITH MATTERS – (a theological discussion group) an
invitation to a taster session on Monday 8th July, at St Anne’s Church vestry,
Stockport Road, Lydgate at 7.30pm. You can see how the course works, browse
the materials and ask questions. Anyone interested can speak to Win Ashmore
who did the course last year and will start again in September – 832137.
JEAN VANIER – LOOKING AFTER OURSELVES -‘it is never easy to find
the harmony between rest, relaxation and nourishment on the one hand, and
generosity and availability on the other. Only the Holy Spirit can teach us to
love ourselves sufficiently to be able to give our lives as totally as possible. If
we are
not well, in good shape, joyful and nourished, we will not give ourselves to
others; instead, we shall communicate sadness and emptiness.’
CARDINAL NEWMAN – ‘To live is to change’

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