Sunday 10/3/24 4th Sunday of Lent

St Robert of Newminster.

Parochial Administrator: Fr. Kris Louis Aneke, MSP – resident at St. Mary’s Presbytery

Tel no. 0161 843 6907




Sunday 10th March 2024                 4th Sunday of LENT

Day Time Church Liturgy
Monday 9:15am St Richard’s Mass
Tuesday 9:30am St Mary’s Mass
Wednesday 9:15am St Richard’s Mass
Thursday 9:30am


St Mary’s

St Winifred’s


Reconciliation Service

Friday 9:15 am St Richard’s Mass
Saturday 10am


St Mary’s


Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Confession



St Mary’s

St Richard’s

St Mary’s


Vigil Mass

Vigil Mass

Sunday 9:30am



St Richard’s

St Mary’s

St Mary’s



Stations of the Cross

Pray for the Sick and Housebound who are sick at this time, including Eileen Tiernan, Joyce McLean, Delia Regan, Mia O’Connor, George O’Connor, Becky Lester, Patrick Rogers, Molly McGoldrick,  Ray Sweeney,  Julie O’Hara,  Rob Stuart, Lucy Murphy, John Maskell, Alisha Malone,  Maise Callaghan, Damien Hegarty, John Tunney, John Reynolds, Mary Callaghan,  Sarah & Stacey Todd, Bryne Lynch, Kathleen McGuigan, Maureen Kennedy,  Margaret McAteer, Frank Kelly, Jackson Giles, Anna Kerrigan, , Judy Miller, Alan Smith, Mary Regan, Mary McGlade, Christine Jackson, Irene Rice, Karen Rice, Keith and Linda Marshal, Thomas Fitzgerald, Mary Brennan, Louise Marshal, Jim McGlynn, Declan Coyle, Paul and Kath McIlvenny, Sister Edith, Maria Morrissey, Anne Leavey, Lee Hegarty, John Coyne. Elizabeth Brennan. Veronica Curran. John Monaghan. Patricia McGuire

May the Good Lord strengthen and comfort them. Pray also for all who care for the sick.

 If you know anyone that is currently on the sick list and no longer requires our prayers, please leave a note in the white post box at the back of church or contact the office, thank you

Grant eternal rest to all those who have died recently:

Maria Valgamilli, Barbara Robinson, John Sweeney, Saoirse Ruane

Anniversaries: John Brennan (3rd)

Special Intention: Patricia McGuire

Birthday remembrance:  Peter Kinnear.  Ann Black

Mother’s Day remembrance: Philomena Johnson

Please try to attend the Stations of the Cross on the Sundays of Lent at 6pm at St Mary’s Church.

Also there is Adoration to the Blessed Sacrament on Saturdays between 10:00am – 11.00am throughout the year.

Lenten Reconciliation Service – Please remember there is a Lenten Reconciliation Service at St Winifred’s, Heaton Mersey (SK4 3NB) on Thursday March 14th at 7pm.

Please see the poster in the porch regarding:

Escorted Tour to Westport, Knock & Co Mayo, 7th April 2024. 

There is also a Pilgrimage to Walsingham, forms are available in the church porches.

There is a basket at the back of Church for any Family Fast envelopes.

This weekend after both Masses there will be an Easter Raffle. Various prizes to be won and the funds raised will go towards the upkeep of our Parish.

The family of the late Jimmy Cunningham’s RIP,

Kath, Christine and Gary would like to express their gratitude to Fr Kris and Fr Paddy, to everyone who offered their condolences, gave Mass cards and attended the funeral Mass for the late Jimmy RIP. Also thank you to everyone who donated to Cawood House and to Irish Community care for their support.

If you have a Red Mission box please bring it to church to be emptied during the month of March, leave in the Sacristy or give to Richard O’Connor. Please put all donations in a bag or envelope bearing your name and address, and marked for the attention of Winnie O’Connor.  Please note all cheques should be made payable to APF MILL HILL MISSIONARIES. 

Job Vacancy.

Deputy Director for Schools’ Systems – The Diocese of Salford (replacement role)
Appointment Type: 
Full time, permanent
Working Hours: 35 hours per week, Mon – Fri, some flexibility in working patterns sometimes required
Location: Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP
Salary: £62,000 – £82,000 per annum, depending on current salary/experience
Find out more and apply at

We need more members to join our Parish Choir and an organist. Also any children who have made their Holy Communion are welcome to join the Altar servers group, Parents please encourage your child to become involved in our Parish.

The young people that volunteered to join the Youth Ministry, there will be a meeting after 11am Mass on Sunday 17th March in the meeting room. All young people are welcome to join.

We as a parish are grateful to all parishioners for their generous donations towards the Parish. We encourage others to help the parish to be financially self-sustaining through your kind online, Sunday offerings and gift donations to the Parish. May God bless you and your generosity.