MASS & SERVICE TIMES
Saturday 25th February
4:45pm – Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:15pm – John Payne & Leslie Dickson RIP
Sunday 26th February – 8th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (CYCLE A)
9;30am – Fr Stephen Dwyer
11:00am – People of the Parish
Monday 27th February
7:00pm – Mass – Joyce Davies Get well soon
7:30pm – Scripture Group
Tuesday 28th February
9:30am Mass – Patrick & Kathleen Martin RIP
Wednesday 1st March – ASH WEDNESDAY
Noon – Mass – Tommy Bruin RIP
7:00pm – Mass – Alan Isherwood RIP
Thursday 2nd March
9:30am Service of Word and Communion
Friday 3rd March
Saturday 4th March
4:45pm – Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:15pm – Kathleen Harrison RIP
Sunday 5th March
9;30am – People of the Parish
11:00am – Private Intention
MASS INTENTIONS: We have received a lot of Mass Intentions over the last few weeks. So there may be some delay in celebrating these Masses.
Please be assured that they will be announced as soon as is possible.
Dates for your Diary
Friday 24th February – BINGO NIGHT
In aid of Cheshire Autism Practical Support and the Carers Trust. We would appreciate donations of Prizes for this event.
Tuesday 28th February 10:30am – Coffee morning
In aid of Parish funds – bring and buy stall & raffle. Please come and support us and have a chat with friends.
Saturday 4th March – MORE HOLY SPIRIT
A celebration of Catholic Charismatic Renewal at the Bethel Convention Centre – Birmingham
Please see the poster in the porch.
Monday 13th March 19:30 – “RISEN”
ST. JOSEPH’S CHURCH FILM NIGHT. Cost £5.
We need to know if there are sufficient numbers wishing to watch it to see if it is viable. Please add your name(s) to the list on the porch.
Sunday 19th March – Shared Table
After the 11am Mass we will be having a Shared Table to celebrate St Joseph’s Day. Please make a note in your diary and come along and join in the fun.
There is going to be an Easter Egg Tombola at this Celebration so could you please bring an Easter Egg to Church over the next few weekends.
Saturday 22nd April – CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY DAY
FOREST CAMP ACTIVITY CENTRE, SANDIWAY.
Children must be 6 or over to attend. Activities include climbing wall, low rope course, cave bus and more.
See Mike Colgan after 9.30am and 11am masses on Sunday or contact Mike on 01606 550892.
Cost depends on numbers attending.
Thursday 27th April to Sunday 30th April – LINDISFARNE – PARISH RETREAT
A retreat is being organised at Holy Island. If you are interested in going can you please add your name(s) to the list in the porch. We need around 20-25 people to make it viable. The cost is likely to be in the region of £75-80 per person (excluding transport). If you are interested please can you add your name(s) to the list in the porch as soon as possible.
OUR LENTEN CHARITY
This year we are being invited to support SPA – The Society of St Peter the Apostle – which exists to support the education of candidates for the Catholic priesthood in the developing world, and to support the formation of men and women candidates for the religious life in the missions. The first collection will take place next weekend.
DAILY READINGS FOR LENT
Copies of the “My Day By Day” and “Walk With Me” booklets are available in the porch. Price £1 each – please place money into the Newspaper Wall Box or simply put it into the Offertory Bag.
We are currently undergoing a review of our safeguarding procedures and policies. Anyone who works in our parish with children and/or vulnerable adults is asked to register with the safeguarding team and complete a DBS application form with our diocese. Please contact Helen Thorpe, who is our safeguarding officer; she will provide you with the application form and guide you through it – as it is rather detailed. If you have any concerns regarding safeguarding please contact Helen on 07966 284 486.
200 CLUB DRAW
Winner: £40 Prize this week – Mrs B O’Grady
You could be the winner! Join now.
FLOWERS FOR THE CHURCH
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.