St Joseph’s Pew Slip – 4th October 2020

ST JOSEPH’S, MOSSLEY PEW SLIP- 4th October, 2020

OFFERTORY COLLECTION – £544.80 Many thanks

CAFOD BOX – £41.05 Many thanks

LATELY DEAD – Pat Knowles

ANNIVERSARIES – Kathryn Smith, James Cameron


MASS TIMES THIS WEEK – Monday at 10am, Friday at 11am, Saturday at 10am, Saturday Evening at 6pm, Sunday Morning at 10.15. No service this week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.


CONFESSIONS – Saturday at 5.45pm.

MISSION BOXES – will be collected this month.

HOPING – that everyone is staying safe and keeping well. We are getting into the swing of things with sanitising etc. The diocese insists that, for the time being, all churches have stewards at weekends. Parishioners have been very obliging and helpful.

DIOCESAN HOLY HOUR – Bishop John will lead a Holy Hour from Salford Cathedral this Sunday at 3pm which will be livestreamed on

FOOD BANK – many thanks for the food left in the porch – taken to the Food Bank on Thursday and very gratefully received.

FEASTS THIS WEEK – Wed- Our Lady of the Rosary, Fri- St John Henry Newman, Sat- St Paulinus of York.

ANTHONY de MELLO SJ – ‘When a man whose marriage was in trouble sought his advice, the Abba said, ‘You must listen to your wife.’ The man took this advice to heart and returned after a month to say that he had learned to listen to every word his wife as saying. Said the Abba with a smile, ‘Now go home and listen to every word she isn’t saying.’

MAY- the risen Lord lead each of you into the desert of your heart, and speak to you there in His Spirit, and show you the radiant mercy of His Father’s face. Then may he lead you to His brothers and sisters who are everywhere awaiting your love.

HEBRIDEAN ALTARS –‘ Keep within me a stillness deeper and sweeter than a forest’s in mid of winter.’

NEVER AGAIN – That’s my lot,’ said Paddy leaving the dentist’s. ‘I’ve just had all my teeth out – never again!’

SUSPECT – that puddings and stews are making their way back to the tables in Mossley now that the weather is cooler and damper

EB ‘Earth’s crammed with heaven, and every common bush afire with God’.

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