Saturday  28th  April
4:45pm – Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:15pm – Joseph Matthew RIP

Sunday 29th   April – FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER   (CYCLE B)
9:30am – Tony Lister sick
11:00am – People of the Parish

Monday 30th  April
9:30am – Hugh Duffy RIP

Tuesday 1st  May
9:30am – Kitty and Jack Insley RIP (Kitty anniversary)

Wednesday 2nd  May
Noon – Requiem Mass – Margaret Matthams RIP

Thursday 3rd May
9:30am – Sick parishioner

Friday 4th  May
No service
7:30pm – St Andrew’s Variety Show

Saturday  5th  May
4:45pm – Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:15pm – Mrs Matthews RIP

Sunday 6th   May
9:30am – People of the Parish
11:00am – Paul O’Connor

Monday 7th  May
9:30am – Winefride Cannon anniversary 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

Friday 4th May at 7.30 pm – Variety Show

St. Andrew’s Drama Group, present their next variety show here at St. Joseph’s. Come and be entertained! Well known songs, duets, comedy sketches and jokes! Enjoy an uplifting evening, down memory lane! Tickets £5, by contacting Phil Martin (07720807162), or pay on the door. Please see the poster in the porch.

Tuesday 8th May at 7:30 pm – Parish Council Meeting

If there is anything you would like to be discussed at this meeting please tell Fr Simon, Phil Martin or Derek. If you have any ideas/suggestions as to what the Parish could/should be doing please let us know.

Tuesday 15th May at 10am – Coffee morning

Come along and join in the fun –  Refreshments, Bingo, Raffle and Bring-and Buy Sale. Everyone is welcome to come along.

Prizes not claimed

There are still some raffle tickets not claimed from the Bingo Night on 13th April. The tickets are:

Pink 971-975
Green 91-95

Diocese of Shrewsbury Education Service

They currently have vacancies for Foundation Governors within the Cheshire West and Chester Local Authority area. If you would be interested in this role please go to the diocesan website (Diocese of Shrewsbury), where if you click on the main heading ‘Education’ drop downs will appear on the left hand side, you should click on ‘Governors’ and then ‘Governor Vacancies’.  You will find the paperwork to be completed which also includes information about the role of a Foundation Governor. Or you can email this address – –  where they can issue the necessary paperwork either via email or by post. There are instructions in the porch for navigating the website.


Winner: £40 Prize this week – Mrs Christina Shaw


Flowers for the church were donated by Gloria Jones
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: 340 29th April 2018 5th of Easter