Newsletter – 28th July 2019

ST. JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 28th July, 2019 –

200 CLUB – £25 A Porter; £15 V O’Neil; £10 M Fitzpatrick.

LATELY DEAD – Tommy McKenna, Brendan Ryan.

ANNIVERSARIES – Anthony Boswell, Dorothy Disley, Albert Jeffries

MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day

FEASTS THIS WEEK – Mon- St Martha, Tues- St Peter Chrysologus, Wed- St Ignatius of Loyola; Thurs- St Alphonsus Ligori; Fri- St Eusebius.


CONFESSIONS – Saturday after 10am Mass and at 6.10pm

TEA AND COFFEE – in the parish room after Mass – access through sacristy.

SUMMER HOIDAYS – the school has now closed for the summer holidays and will re-open on Tuesday 3rd September – fingers crossed for fine weather.

QIGONG CLASS – on Thursday at 7.15 till 8.15pm

MOSSLEY CORRESPONDENT – a few copies in the porch.

H L MENCHEN – An American newspaper editor, defined Puritanism as ‘the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, might be happy’.

MAGIC GOES WRONG – at the Lowry on Thursday 8th August – tickets £40 and can be paid for now. FOOD BANK – many thanks for the food given.

JUST MENTIONING – Phantom of the Opera has been booked for 28th April.

GYPSY – will leave a list out sometime next month – on at the Royal Exchange Theatre during December and well worth seeing.

CAFOD YEMEN CRISIS – ‘thank you for the donations to the raffle – much appreciated. Final total of money raised not yet available. As with our own donations, Cafod supports local agencies in Yemen to provide food, medicine, health and hygiene needs for the thousands suffering malnutrition and disease.’

MUCH COOLER – but what a scorcher these past few days.

INTERESTING – Professor Dame Sue Black, a forensic anthropologist writes:’The stark truth is, of course, that grief never dies. The American consellor Lois Tonkin reminds us that loss isn’t something that we ‘get over’, and it doesn’t necessarily lesson, either. It remains at the core of us and we just expand our lives around it, burying it deeper from the surface. So with time it may become more distant, more compartmentalised and therefor easier to manage, but it doesn’t go away’

SOMEWHERE TO STAY – sometimes we are happy to have a recommendation on where to have a few days holiday stay. One place is Boarbank Hall Guest House, run by the Canonesses of St Augustine. It is situated in Allithwaite, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria Tel 015395 32288. [email protected]

Also, Loreto Centre, Landudno, run by the Loreto Sisters. 01492 876093.

NORMAN COUSINS – political journalist – 1915-1990 ‘Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.’

THE COMPILER- of the weekly bulletin is retirng to his deckchair for the month of August, so, if no pew slip, consult the notice board for information

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