SAINT ROBERT OF NEWMINSTER PARISH
Incorporating the former Parishes of:
St. Mary of the Angels & St. Clare Church, Elbow St, Levenshulme, M19 3PY
St. Richard Church, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN
Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever – Tel. 0161 224 1498
Website. www.stmaryslevenshulme.co.uk Email. firstname.lastname@example.org
Resident at St. Mary’s Presbytery: Fr. Martin Dowd, Chaplain to the Central Manchester Hospital
Sunday 10th July 2022
FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – SEA SUNDAY
“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”
TIMES OF MASSES AND SERVICES
Sunday: 9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s – 11am Mass at St. Mary’s
Monday: 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Tuesday: 9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s
Wednesday: 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Thursday: 9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s
Friday: 9.30am Funeral Mass for Marian Fuller at St. Richard’s
Saturday: 10am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
followed by 11am Mass at St. Mary’s
Vigil Mass: 5pm at St. Richard’s & 6.30pm at St. Mary’s
CONFESSIONS: Saturday 11.30am – 12 noon at St. Mary’s
Saturday 4.30pm to 4.50pm at St. Richard’s
Feasts of the Week
Monday: St. Benedict, Abbot, Patron of Europe
Wednesday: St. Henry
Thursday: St. Camillus of Lellis, Priest
Friday: St. Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor
Saturday: Our Lady of Mount Carmel
PRINCIPAL PATRON OF THE DIOCESE OF SALFORD
Pray for the Sick and Housebound and all those who are suffering from the coronavirus and others who are sick at this time, including Patrick Deay, Maise Callaghan, Damien Hegarty, John Tunney, John Reynolds, Mary Callaghan, Sarah & Stacey Todd, Nancy Boyle, Bryne Lynch, Michael Browne, Mike Clyne, Kathleen McLaughlin, Margaret Cawley, Kathleen McGuigan, Maureen Kennedy, Kathleen Durkan, Steven Teague, Margaret McAteer, Frank Kelly, Jackson Giles, Joe Micalef, Jim Hynes, Anna Kerrigan, Maria Valgamilli, Judy Miller, Alan Smith, Sarah Mitchell, Mary Regan, Mary McGlade, Christine Jackson. Please inform the Parish Office if anyone needs to be taken off this list.
Lately Dead: Jimmy Connor, Patrick Breen, Michael Daly, Andrew Dinan (Month’s Mind).
Anniversary: Séan Barrett, Peter Hodkinson, Clare Dolan, Kay Kelly, Muriel Egan, Robert Doyle, Michael O’Dowd, Margaret McDermott, Rose Clarke, Lauren Wrynne, Keith Shawcross.
Birthday Remembrance: Bernard Daley, Regina Broadbent, Ollie Murphy.
Birthday Celebration: Harold Sweeney
Special Intention: Madeleine Taylor, Philomena Johnson
HOLY COMMUNION AT HOME: Eucharistic Ministers are once more able to visit people in their own home in order to give Holy Communion to anyone who is unable to come to church. All our ministers have been DBS checked and will have taken precautions to ensure they do not carry the Covid virus. If you know of anyone who would like to receive Holy Communion, please ask the person’s permission and then give their name, address and phone number to Fr. Dever or the parish office. We will then make contact by phone to arrange when we can visit.
WEEKLY NEWSLETTER: Please take a copy of the newsletter home to remind you of the times of services and events during the week. Please give a copy to anyone you know who is sick or housebound..
SEA SUNDAY- 10th July: It is when the Church prays for all those who live and work at sea. Your support will make a big difference to seafarers and fishers in need. You can donate in church, by visiting www.stellamaris.org.uk/donate, or by texting ‘SEA’ to 70460 to donate £5. This collection is vital to enable Stella Maris to continue its important work, so please give generously.
SINCERE CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR PARISH PRIEST FR. MICHAEL: Our gratitude for your caring ministry over the 50 Golden Years of your Priesthood. God’s Blessings on you from this day on.
UNIVERSAL SYNOD RESPONSES: Our first word is a heartfelt ‘Thank You’ to all who engaged in the process of gathering diocesan responses to help Pope Francis and the Synod of Bishops in reflecting on the Church as Communion, Participation and Mission. Over 1500 individuals took part, and group submissions were received from families, organisations and parishes. Not all of these were Catholics who attend church regularly. The responses from our diocese will join those from the other dioceses in England and Wales. Europe, and the rest of the world. These will be discerned by the Synod of Bishops who will gather in Rome in 2023. You can read the full response and a summary at www.dioceseiofsalford.org.uk/faith/synod
ST. ROBERT’S GARDEN PARTY
Date: Sunday 18th September 2022 from 12 noon
Venue: St. Richard’s Church Grounds, Sutcliffe St, Longsight.
If you are able to provide any items for the Garden Party – Tombola, Bottles, Plants, Toys, Fancy goods, Toiletries, Books etc. your donations can be left at the back of church.
We are also looking for volunteers to help on the day regarding setting up the stalls, cleaning up afterwards and looking after one of the stalls. If you can help in any way will you please put your name and telephone number on the list at the back of church. All the gazebos will be erected on Thursday and Friday prior to the Sunday. We hope that this will be a great social and financial event for our new parish.
RELICS OF ST. BERNADETTE VISIT
Salford Cathedral, 250 Chapel St, Salford, M3 5LE
Throughout 2022, a relic of St Bernadette will travel from the Upper Basilica in Lourdes, crossing the English Channel to begin a much-anticipated tour of the UK. The relic, a section of St Bernadette’s thigh bone, will visit every Catholic cathedral across the country. Salford Cathedral will host the relic from the 20th-21st September 2022. This is a great opportunity for Catholics across the Diocese of Salford to come together to venerate the remains of a beloved saint and will be particularly significant for those who are unable to travel to Lourdes in person.
More information will be provided about the visit in the coming months.
MISSIO RED BOXES: Will parishioners who have a Red Mission box, please bring them to be emptied during the month of July to the parish office at St. Mary’s. If you are unable to come to church and would like us to call and collect your box from home please phone the office on 0161 248 8836.
Items for the newsletter including Mass Intentions can be left at the Parish Office Tel. 0161 248 8836 or emailed to email@example.com by Thursday midday. The weekend newsletter is published on Friday mornings!