Newsletter – 6th October 2019

ST JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY – 6th October, 2019 – www.stjosephmossley.org.uk

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200 CLUB – £25 J Smith; £15 J Buchanan; £10 M Liles

LATELY DEAD – Doris Hardy

ANNIVERSARIES – Kathryn Smith, Leonard Hall. David Graham

MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – 10am each day – except Wednesday – 12 noon.

FEASTS THIS WEEK – Monday- Our Lady of the Rosary, Wed- Bl John Henry Newman; Thurs St Paulinus of York, Fri- St John xii; Sat- St Wilfrid.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMNENT – Friday at 9 till 10am

CONFESSIONS – Saturday after10am Mass and at 6.10pm

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

FOOD BANK – a big thank you for the the food left in the porch – taken to the Food Bank on Thursday and received ever so gratefully – single items welcome.

MEDITATION – this Monday in the parish room at 7.15 till 8.15pm – all welcome – we listen to a talk for 20 minutes, meditate for 25minutes, & reflect.

PARISH LUNCH – this Wednesday after 12 noon Mass.

QIGONG- Qigong class is on Thursday at 7.15-8.15pm – newcomers welcome.

MENTIONING A CHANGE – at the end of the month – on Saturday 26th and on Sunday 27th, the Evening Mass will be at 6.15pm and the Morning Mass will be at 10.15am.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION – parents and children are invited to register on the Sacramental Programme on Sunday 20th October at 9.30am in the parish room. Provision for Confirmation has now been moved to the care of the High School and is not given to children at Junior School.

MARIAN PROCESSION – takes place next Saturday at 10.30am – leaving Xavarian College, Thurloe Street, and walking to Platt Fields Park.

OPEN DAY – St Joseph’s Nursery – Monday 21st October – 2-3pm, 5-7pm

WOODLAND TRUST – see website – a million people wanted to plant a tree.

CATHOLIC HUB – Catholic Hub is a new monthly event featuring prayer, music and fellowship for young people (over 18’s) held at the Cathedral on the second Saturday of every month – starting October 12th at Salford Cathedral from 7.30 till 10pm, and every second Saturday thereafter.

JEAN VANIER – Envy is one of the plagues that destroys community. It comes from people’s ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts. If we were confident in our own gift, we would not envy that of others.

FAIRTRADE – Teddy Bears’ Picnic – Methodist Church – Saturday 2 till 4pm

TIMOTHY RADCLIFFE – American poet Maya Angelou said: ‘ The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. Precisely because the Church is our home, we should not face interrogation about who we are and what we have done. We are children of the household. We should also be able to express ourselves freely, ask our questions and name our doubts. At home one can be spontaneous.’

JULIAN OF NORWICH – God is nearer to us than our own soul.

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