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St.

Josephs Catholic Church Bulletin 20 th November 2011


Fr. John B. Winstanley, Parish Priest St. Josephs Presbytery, Woodlands Road, Ansdell, Lytham St Annes, FY8 4EP. Tel: 01253 737037

Solemnity of Christ the King, Yr A, Mass Book page 95 I was in prison and you came to see me
MASS TIMES & INTENTIONS SUN 20 Solemnity of Christ the King 6pm (Vigil) Dcd Burke Family 9.30am Parish 5.05pm Michael Kruszynski The Presentation of the Virgin Mary 9am Maureen OShea St Cecilia 7pm 9am Julia Nowakowska Crean & Buchanan Families

MON 21 TUE 22

TODAY is the Solemnity of Christ the King, and Youth Sunday. It is our Parish Showcase when we celebrate, at all the Masses, our gifts, and how they reach out to the wider community. Please do look around the displays and chat to the group representatives. It could be chaos, but hopefully good fun and worthwhile. Take your time! Pastoral Team. TEA & COFFEE in the Hall after the 9.30am Mass. Funeral of Miss Angela Livsey: Reception into church, Tues th th 29 Nov 7.30pm. Requiem Mass, Weds 30 Nov 10.30am. RIP. PRISONERS WEEK: Please pray for prisoners and their dependants during this week of prayer and awareness. RETIRING COLLECTION today for our Diocesan Youth Services, particularly Castlerigg Manor which is currently looking to upgrade its facilities by means of matched funding and therefore needs to raise a good deal of money itself. CAFOD: Mary Whittle is now our parish representative for Cafod. Thank you to Margaret Long for holding the fort recently. ADVENT begins next weekend. A season of grace to prepare for The Saviours Birth. Walk with me booklets, priced 1. HOUSE GROUPS: We have three groups where people meet together for prayer and scripture reflection. Perhaps you might like to join one this Advent? Contact any of the groups: 1.Paul Kelly 735746 evening group - next meeting Dec 6 2.Pauline Hamilton 736857 evening group 3.Joe/Anne Waters 731762 or Bernard/Ursula Cooper 734924 day-time group - next meeting Dec 6th NEW YOUTH CLUB: The club had a great start with 27 young people. Everyone was delighted to meet Stephen Crainey who answered many questions about his football career! The Club st meets again on 1 Dec, 7pm 8.30pm. For Yr 6 upwards. SONGS FROM THE SHOWS: Thank you to all who participated in this event. A profit of 243.40 was made for parish funds. CLIFTON HOSPITAL: Fr. John has been asked to be Chaplain to Clifton now that Our Ladys no longer has a second priest. Children's Christmas Party: Sun. 11th Dec 3pm - 5.30pm. For children up to Yr 6 (no unaccompanied children please). Please hand names in today. Enquires to Christine (722922). PARISH COUNCIL MEETING Sun 4 Dec. at 11am in the Hall. WOMEN TOGETHER: Sat. 26 Nov. at the Little Sisters, Preston with Sr. Philomena Grimley. Please see poster. ADVANCED DATES: th Wed 30 Nov, Ecumenical Service, Ansdell Baptist, 7.30pm Thur 1 Dec, CAFOD/Faith&Justice Advent Service here at 7pm (Organised through St. Bedes). All welcome. Fri 9 Dec, Parish Advent Taize Service, 7.30pm th Tue 20 Dec, Parish Reconciliation Service, 7pm Thur 22
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St Andrew Dung-Lac & Companions 9am Mary Sweeney 9am 9am


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Maureen Fernley (sick) Holy Souls

SUN 27

1 Sunday of Advent 6pm (Vigil) Dorothy Macgillivary 9.30am Thanksgiving, Joan & Mike French 5.05pm Parish

RECONCILIATION (CONFESSION) Friday after 9am Mass, Saturday 11am 12 noon and any time on request. PRAYER & DEVOTIONS st Benediction 1 Sun of the month 3pm Morning Prayer of the Church: Mon, Wed -Sat 8.45am. Exposition of Blessed Sacrament Sat, 11am-12noon SICK: Please remember those who are sick, especially Brian Clarke, Teresa Charles, Bernard Jones, Betty Tattersall, Vera Myerscough, Vernon Eccles, Bernie Farish, Liam Herron, Christopher Hunter, Maureen Lundy, Pat Marion, Charles ONeill, Margaret Portelli, Barbara Gillett, Mary Strickland and Sadie Gribben. LATELY DEAD: Please pray for the souls of Angela Livsey, Josephine Lafferty, Beryl Barnes and Veronica Elsley. ANNIVERSARIES: Please pray for the souls of Doreen Fay, Ivy Rankin, Winifred Precious, Leontine Botta, Edward Wilson, John McGauran, Billy Valentine, Dick Hamilton, Bernard Rafferty and Sr. John of the Cross whose anniversaries occur about this time. FR JOHNS HOLY COMMUNION VISITS TO THE SICK on Friday morning: Lake View, Gisburn Ave, Boston Rd, Smithy Lane, Sherwood Rd, Edwinstowe Rd. COLLECTIONS: Thank you for last weeks collection Gift Aid Non-Gift Aid Offertory 560.30 565.31 1125.61

Special Collection this weekend for Diocesan Youth Services and next weekend for Diocesan Poor Missions. 26/27 Nov Sat 6pm Sun 9.30am Sun 5.05pm Readers M Long W Drake D Warwick Ministers Group A Group D J Berry, M Thompson, R Page

Dec, Kirkham Prison Carols, 7pm (information to follow)

Christmas Day Masses: Midnight and 10am THIS WEEK: Thur 7pm Fri Sun 10.30 Bell Ringing, 7pm Youth Club Leaders

The refrain for the new Gloria to be sung at 9.30am Mass: Glory to God, Glory to God, Glory to God in the highest. And on earth, peace on earth, Peace to people of good will.

7.30pm Choir First Holy Communion Group

Parish Website: www.st-josephsansdell.net LANCASTER DIOCESAN TRUSTEES REGISTERED CHARITY NO. 234331