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Josephs Catholic Church Bulletin 1 st January 2012

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

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

They gave him the name Jesus.
MASS TIMES & INTENTIONS SUN Vigil 1 Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God 6pm Ted and Marie Gillett 9.30am Simon & Penny Hamilton (Marriage Thanksgiving) 5.05pm Parish St Basil & St Gregory 9am Frank ONeill 7pm 9am 9am 9am 9am Keith Matthew Mason Ints of Veronica Loftus Thanksgiving The Shaw Family Lancs Infirm Clergy Preface Eucharistic Prayer III page 53 page 28


HAPPY NEW YEAR and every blessing to you and your families. Sincere thanks for the great work done in the parish throughout the last year and for your prayers and support. Fr. John.
BAPTISM: We welcome into the family of the church Sarah Montanez Wormleighton who will be baptised at 12 noon today. PASTORAL LETTER from Bishop Campbell to be read at all Masses today. Please take a copy home. FR. JOHN is most grateful for your kind and very generous offerings at Mass on Christmas Day. MENS ECUMENICAL Prayer Breakfast at St. Pauls Shop, th Woodlands Road on Saturday 7 January at 8.15am. New members welcome. The meeting lasts about an hour with scripture, prayer for the local community, and a continental breakfast. INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS DUBLIN 2012: The Diocese is planning to take a group by coach and ferry to the International Eucharistic Congress Dublin. The coach will depart th from Lancaster on the morning of Thurs 14 June & depart from th Dublin on the afternoon of Monday 18 June. The cost will be around 400 per person, including registration, coach & ferry, bed & breakfast accommodation for 4 nights. This is based on a full coach of 60 pilgrims and sharing rooms. Single rooms will cost more but can be arranged. The deadline for registration to join the st Diocesan pilgrimage is Jan 31 2012. For information & registration please contact: Deacon Nick Donnelly, 01229 821866 or The International Eucharistic Congress is a gathering of Catholics from around the world, of all ages and backgrounds, to celebrate and focus on the place of the Eucharist in our lives and the life of the Church. YOUNG PEOPLE: Please see notices on the board regarding events for young people: Flame Wembley Arena 24 March 2012 (apply ASAP) Lourdes 19-29 July 2012 (year 11) Taize 11-20 August 2012 (18 & above) Big Walk 7-9 September 2012 (16 & above) Note the deadline for Lourdes & Taize is 27 January 2012. All booking forms and further details can be found online at GAP YEAR at Castlerigg? Please see poster TABOR: The programme for the Carmelite Retreat House in Preston is now out for the next 6 months. Copies at the back of church & at HALL & GARAGE TIDY UP! If you could help tidy up the hall & garage, clearing out things we dont need, and keeping the things th we do, please come along on Sat. 14 Jan at 9.30am. THIS WEEK:

WED 4 THU FRI SAT SUN Vigil 5 6 7 8

The Epiphany of the Lord 6pm Nora & Thomas Johnson 9.30am Bridie Cassidy 5.05pm Parish

RECONCILIATION (CONFESSION) Friday after 9am Mass, Saturday 11am 12 noon and any time on request. PRAYER & DEVOTIONS Benediction: Restarts in February Morning Prayer of the Church: Mon, Wed -Sat 8.45am. Holy Rosary: 6.40pm before Tuesday Mass Exposition of Blessed Sacrament: Sat 11am-12noon SICK: Please remember those who are sick, especially Les Charles, Joan Benson, 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, and Mary Strickland. LATELY DEAD Please pray for the souls of Mrs Finegan and Theresa McCarthy ANNIVERSARIES: Please pray for the souls of Hilda Taylor, Allison Capella, John Mannion, Ann Dollard, Wilfred Stevens, John Stevens, Czeslaw Rogowicz, Edith Mary Mee, Thomas William McMellon, Ronald G Law, Eileen ORourke, Keith Matthew Mason, Ron Cartmell, Maurice Crilly, Harry Chowles, dr Thomas Burke, Muriel Eileen Musgrave, Jack Ridgard, Mary Genevieve Veevers and Frances Warwick, whose anniversaries occur about this time. FR JOHNS HOLY COMMUNION VISITS TO THE SICK on Friday morning: Rossendale and St Georges. 07/08 Jan 6pm 9.30am 5.05pm Readers M Long S Tansey P Crean Ministers Group A Group D J Berry, S McNicholl, A Waters

MASS BOOKS: Introductory Rites Prayers & Readings page 7 page 110

Thurs 7.00pm Fri 7.30pm

Bell ringing Choir