Saturday 13th May
4:45pm – Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:15pm – Brenda & Gordon Lyle RIP

Sunday 14th May – 5th SUNDAY OF EASTER (CYCLE A)
9;30am – People of the Parish
11:00am – Jeff Shaw & David Walmsley RIP

Monday 15th May
9:30am – Service of Word and Communion
6:30pm – RCIA Meeting

Tuesday 16th May
9:30am – Service of Word and Communion

Wednesday 17th May
11:00am – Requiem Mass – Catherine (Kitty) Insley and Winefride (Winnie) Mary Cannon

Thursday 18th May
9:30am – Service of Word and Communion

Friday 19th May
No Service

Saturday 20th May
4:45pm – Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:15pm – Mary Godfrey RIP

Sunday 21st May
9;30am – People of the Parish
11:00am – Elizabeth O’Connor RIP

Monday 22nd May
6:00pm – Confirmation Meeting
7:30pm – Scripture Group

Tuesday 23rd May
10:30am – Coffee Morning
7:30pm – 40th Anniversary Planning Meeting

This weekend we welcome Mgr Peter O’Neill to St Joseph’s.

Dates for your Diary

Monday 15th May at 6.30pm – Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults – RCIA

For anyone in the parish would like to, or knows of anyone who would like to, consider becoming a Catholic. There will be an introduction and opportunity to discuss taking part in the RCIA programme in church.

Monday 22nd May 6.00pm – Confirmation Meeting

We would like to invite any young person, who is in Year 8 or above now and will be in Year 9 or above come September, to take part in the parish preparation for Confirmation. You need to have celebrated your Baptism and First Holy Communion and if this is not the case please see Fr Simon. Otherwise please come along (young person plus an adult) to the information evening in church.

Tuesday 23rd May 10:30am – Coffee Morning

Come along and enjoy refreshments, Bingo, Raffle, etc.

Tuesday 23rd May 7:30pm – 40th Anniversary Celebration Planning Meeting

If you are willing to help with the planning and/or have ideas for the weekend itself – please come along to the meeting.

Friday July 7th at 7.30pm PRIZE BINGO

Tea & coffee available – Raffle.  £1 Admission. We would appreciate Prizes for the Bingo and Raffle.

Coffee Morning

Thanks to everyone who supported the recent Coffee morning. We raised £161. The next one is on Tuesday 23rd May at 10.30 am

Parish Retreat – November – CANCELLED

Sadly there has been insufficient interest shown in this and so we have had to cancel the event.

Manchester 10K

Tony Montgomery is running in this year’s Manchester 10K on Sunday 28th May, to raise money for St. Luke’s Hospice and would be grateful for any sponsors. There is a sponsor form in the porch – please support him for this good cause.


Winner: £40 Prize this week – Mr MB Doherty


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.

Newsletter Download: 290. 14th May 2017 5th Sunday of Easter