Sunday 10th June 2018

Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever – Tel. 0161 224 1498
Resident at St. Richard’s Presbytery, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN
St. Mary of the Angels & St. Clare Church, Elbow St, Levenshulme, M19 3PY
St. Richard Church, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN
Resident at St. Mary’s Presbytery: Canon David Ryder – Tel. 0161 225 9840 Chaplain Central Manchester General Hospitals & Fr. Laurence Gambella, Tel. 0161 224 1895 Asst. Priest & Hospital Chaplain.


“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”



9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s.
11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Reception of the Body of Mary Doherty
at St. Mary’s

10.00am Funeral Mass for Mary Doherty at St. Mary’s

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s
12noon Mass at St. Richard’s
(Feast of St. Richard of Chichester)
5.00pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s

Saturday 11.30am – 12noon at St. Mary’s
Saturday 4.30pm – 4.50pm at St. Richard’s

Feasts of the Week
Mon. 11th June: Saint Barnabas, Apostle
Wed. 13th June: Saint Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor
Thurs. 14th June: The Dedication of the Cathedral
Sat. 16th June: Saint Richard of Chichester, Bishop

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Seamus Gallogly, Ian Wallace, Owen Bartlett, Carl McGlynn, Sheila Phillips, Paula Halfpenny, Alex Roberts, Niall Henderson, Margaret Timoney, Pauline Thomas, James Toh, Barbara Latter and Willie Cronin. May the Good Lord strengthen and comfort them. Pray also for all who care for the sick.

Grant eternal rest to those who have died recently.
Mary Doherty, Kathleen Kivetham

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Peter Coleman, Peter Connolly, Brendan Fahy, Paddy Nolan, Nellie Moone.

EXTRA MASS SUNDAY 17th JUNE: Next Sunday at St. Richard’s Church there will be Mass at 9.30am and also Mass at 11.00am for our First Holy Communion children. After the Mass the children will have a group photograph taken on the lawn, followed by their Communion Breakfast in the School Hall.

RESURFACING OF ST. MARY’S CAR PARK: The work will start on Monday 18th June and will take 5 days to complete. The car park will remain operational through-out the works, but at different stages, it will be necessary for areas of the car park to be closed to allow for resurfacing.

SECOND COLLECTION NEXT WEEKEND for DAY FOR LIFE. This year the Day for Life will focus on all those who are suffering or have survived human trafficking and modern slavery. The collection will enable the Church to fund the Anscombe Bioethics Centre, as well as projects which work to protect life at every stage and in every condition.

ST. RICHARD’S SUMMER FAIR: The event will be held on Sunday, 8th July, in the Church Grounds. This event is one of our main fundraising events for our parish during the year. We are looking for gifts for the tombola and any other quality items you no longer need for our many stalls, plus donations for raffle prizes. The Summer Fair is a great social event for the parish, families and the wider community. Please support!

LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR SUMMER FAIR: St. Joseph’s Home, 52 Plymouth Grove West, Longsight will be held on Saturday, 23rd June from 1.00pm. See poster for details.

DAY TRIP TO YORK, Friday 31st August 2018 including a visit to St. Margaret Clitherows’ Home on The Shambles. Coach leaving St. Bernard’s Church at 8am, pickup at St. Mary’s Car Park at 8.15am, arriving back at 5.30pm. Cost £15. Anyone interested please contact Ann Tipper on 442 5259.

NORTHERN SHRINES OF FRANCE PILGRIMAGE 2019 from Sunday 26th May to Friday 31st May 2019 Cost: £499 per person, single room extra £145. Travel Insurance £47 p.p. Visiting Rue de Bac (Miraculous Medal). Lisieux (Home of St. Teresa, Little Flower. Travel by luxury air conditioned coach, 2 nights B & B in Paris area, 3 nights’ dinner, bed & breakfast, Hotel Kyriad, Lisieux. Deposit £100 by 21st September 2018. Contact Ann Tipper on 442 5259 to secure a place. Places limited to 35.

BINGO held every Sunday evenings in the Parish Social Centre, (lounge area). Eyes down at 8pm. Come along and join us.

Items for the newsletter including Mass Intentions can be left at the Parish Office Tel. 0161 248 8836 or emailed to by Thursday midday. The weekend newsletter is published on Friday mornings!