Saturday  1st June
4:45pm – Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:15pm – Celebration of 50yrs in the Priesthood Father Brian Murphy Salford Diocese

Sunday 2nd June – 7th SUNDAY OF EASTER (CYCLE C)
9:30am – Tony, Patrick & Ellen Kearns RIP
11:00am – People of the Parish

Monday 3rd June 
9:30am –  Requiem Mass – Patricia Harrison RIP

Tuesday 4th June
9:30am – Margaret Cannon & Marie Noad Intentions
8:00pm – Extinction Rebellion meeting

Wednesday 5th June
Noon – Eddie McCambridge RIP
6:45pm – Parish Fair meeting (until 7:30pm)
8:00pm – AA Open Night (doors open at 7:30pm)

Thursday 6th June 
9:30am – Father Brian Murphy Parish Priest St.John Southworth Nelson celebrating 50 yrs in the Priesthood

Friday 7th June 
No service

Saturday  8th June 
4:45pm – Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:15pm – Mrs Margie Aherne RIP

Sunday 9th June 
9:30am – People of the Parish
11:00am – Bridie Lacking

Monday 10th June 
9:30am – Betty O’Grady RIP

If Fr Simon is unobtainable and you urgently need a Priest please phone the parish mobile: 07548 222133  Please use this number for emergencies only i.e. where a priest is needed urgently.

Dates for your Diary

Summer Fair meeting

Wednesday 5th June 6.45pm to 7.30pm
Anyone who wants to help with the summer fair and can make a brief meeting to discuss the fair, could you please come to the parish centre. If anyone wants to discuss this, please do not call Phil on his mobile phone before Tuesday as he is abroad.

Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting

Wednesday 5th June 7:30pm
In The Social Centre at St. Josephs RC church. Doors open at 7:30pm when tea, coffee, and biscuits will be served before the meeting starts at 8:00pm.

Coffee morning

Tuesday 11th June 10:30am.
Everyone is welcome to come along for coffee and cake.

St Joseph’s Parish Fair

Saturday 29th June 12:30pm
All the money raised will go into the Parish funds. The stall sign-up list is in the church porch so if you can volunteer to run a stall please sign up. We also need volunteers to help with setting things up in the morning.

Blackpool Trip

Saturday 26th October
£10 per person. There is a form in the porch to sign up. A deposit of £5 is required, booking early is essential as many were disappointed last year.
We will leave St Joseph’s at 10am and travel home through the lights.

😊 Why couldn’t Jonah trust the ocean?
He just knew there was something fishy about it.

Manchester Half Marathon

Tony and Lucy Montgomery completed the Manchester Half Marathon on 19th May to raise money for St Luke’s Hospice. There are envelopes marked ‘Manchester Half Marathon’ in the porch to put your donations in. Thank you to everyone who had donated so far.

Bottle Stall

We would be grateful for donations of bottles for the Parish Fair Bottle Stall.
Bottles of anything from a bottle of pop, jam, ketchup – to wine, whisky, gin or brandy would be welcome. Please mark them for the Parish Fair to separate them from the Food Bank donations.


Winner: £40 Prize this week – Mr Colin McTasney


If you would like to make a donation for the flowers please add your name to the list in the porch and place your donation into the wall box.


Please continue to bring in your loose change and leave the money in the bottle on the bookshelves in the porch and help to support this organisation.

Newsletter Download: 397 2nd June 2019 7th Sunday of Easter