Newsletter – 14th July 2019

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 14th July, 2019 – www.stjosephmossley.org.uk

200 CLUB – £25 W Moss; £15 K Adams; £10 M Pegler

LATELY DEAD – Talbot Griffin

ANNIVERSARIES – Stephen Oliver

REQUIEM MASS – for Talbot Griffin is on Thursday 25th July at 10am

MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day

FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon- St Bonaventure; Tues- Our Lady of Mount Carmel; Sat- St Apollinarus.

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 – once again, a big thank you for the food left in the porch – taken to the Food Band on Thursday and so gratefully received- single items welcome.

QIGONG – no class this Thursday – classes resume next week.

SCHOOL SUMMER FAIR – on Friday at 3.15 till 5pm

SCHOOL CLOSES – for the summer holidays on Friday 26th July

A LOVELY PRAYER – Lord, give me a believing mind, give me a loving heart, give me blessing hands, give me trusting prayers.

OUR PILGRIMAGE – was truly blessed last Sunday; the sun shone, the roads were quiet, and we all behaved impeccably. We had the grounds of Whalley Abbey to ourselves. Alas, no one took the plunge at St Anne’s, but all found the sea air and the amenities quite splendid.

MAGIC GOES WRONG – we go to the Lowry Theatre on Thursday 8th August. Tickets are £40 including transport and can be paid for this month.

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA – will need to be taking the list away very soon. The brilliant original production of Andrew Llyod 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 list is in the porch – do put ‘S’ after your name if you prefer to sit in 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 to support relief work in Yemen – raffle prizes welcome- box in porch

GENERAL APPROVAL – for our new railings. The hedge had become unweildy and trimming it something of a labour, and, with climate change round the corner, it will deter polar bears and brown bears.

FAVOURITE HOLIDAY SPOTS – whilst Wales, Lytham ,Whitby, Cornwall, remain firm favourites, parishioners have been spreading their wings this year: Mexico, Vietnam, Canada, Australia, South Africa, not to mention, Monte Carlo, Seville, Mallorca, Portugal et al!

WISDOM FROM THE PEWS – The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and to have the two as close together as possible.

DON’T FORGET – Keep on keeping on!

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