Sunday 10th March 2019

SAINT ROBERT OF NEWMINSTER PARISH
Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever – Tel. 0161 224 1498
Resident at St. Richard’s Presbytery, Sutcliffe Ave, 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: Fr. Laurence Gambella, Tel. 0161 224 1895 Assistant Priest & Hospital Chaplain and Fr. Martin Dowd, Tel. 0161 225 9840 Chaplain to the Central Manchester Hospitals.


FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT
“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”

TIMES OF MASS AND SERVICES
10th to 16th March 2019

SUNDAY MASSES
Saturday Vigil Mass in St. Richard’s at 5.00pm
Saturday Vigil Mass in St. Mary’s at 6.30pm
Sunday Mass in St. Richard’s at 9.30am
Sunday Mass in St. Mary’s at 11.00am
6.00pm Stations of the Cross at St. Mary’s
each Sunday during Lent.

Monday – 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Tuesday -10am Funeral Mass for John McGlade at St. Mary’s
Wednesday -10am Funeral Mass for Joyce Brennan at St. Mary’s
Thursday- 12noon Funeral Mass for Bronwen Ward at St. Mary’s
Friday – 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Saturday – 10.00am Holy Hour followed by Mass at 11.00am in St. Mary’s

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

BAPTISMS: By appointment only
MARRIAGE: 6 months’ notice must be given

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Mary Hegarty, Margaret Flannery, Benny Woods, Irene McCarroll, Kathleen Cartwright, P.J. Barrett, Anthony Doocey, Carl McGlynn, Colette Robinson, Sadie Deeney, Seamus Gallogly, Gary Conway, Natashia Tierney Lord, Margaret Ridian, Mary McGlade, Patricia Maguire, Jim & Claire Cleary, Arthur Burke, Angela Christie, Stephen Cassidy, Margaret Moran. 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.
John McGlade, Joyce Brennan, Bronwen Ward, Marie Connor, Michael Moroney, Joseph Geraci, William Ryan, Margaret Agnew, Ken Phillips.

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Michael Moran, Bridget Allen, Bridie Kedian, Patrick Owens, Josephine McGinley.

Birthday Remembrance: Patricia Currid
Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace, Amen.

WALK WITH ME BOOKLETS: Free copies of Lenten Walk with Me are available at the back of church. Why not take some to the sick and housebound in your neighbourhood?

GLOBAL HEALING – FILM NIGHT: Please come along on Wednesday evening at 7pm to the Meeting Room in St. Mary’s Presbytery for the screening of the video Global Healing. If there is some interest, we may be able to run a series of reflections on the Wednesday evenings of Lent.

CAFOD LENT FAST DAY – FRIDAY 15th MARCH
As part of our Lenten Journey, one day is devoted to praying for and giving to the needs of others in the developing world. Collection envelopes are available at the back of church and can be used for gift aided donations. Please return the envelopes with your parish collection next weekend 16th/17th March.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS every Sunday evening at 6.00pm during Lent at St. Mary’s Church.

LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR: Chocolate Easter Chicks will be on sale this weekend at St. Mary’s and St. Richard’s. All proceeds will go towards the upkeep of St. Joseph’s Nursing Home, Longsight

CEILI – in St. Mary’s Parish Centre next Sunday 17th March from 3pm – 5pm. Everyone welcome, just come along and enjoy an afternoon of dancing to celebrate the feast of St. Patrick.

SUNDAY BREAKFAST: Please note there will be NO breakfast served in St. Mary’s Parish Centre after Mass next Sunday 17th March.

40 DAYS FOR LIFE (MANCHESTER) From 6th March to 14th April, you are invited to join 40 Days for Life – 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion. You’re also invited to stand and peacefully pray during a 40-day vigil on the pavement opposite Marie Stopes abortion clinic in Fallowfield, Manchester. If you would like further information please tel. 07810 791 032

FUNDRAISING FOR CHRISTIES CHARITY at St. Mary’s Parish Centre on Friday, 3rd May. Entertainment provided by John Brennan & Pat Jordan. Also presenting Sean Wilson and Tony Mac. Admission £5 with raffles,
Tickets available from John Jordan – Tel. 225 4308.

LEGION OF MARY GROUP meet each Thursday after the 9.30am Mass in St. Mary’s Meeting Room. All Welcome.

BINGO: Bingo Night is held every Sunday at 8pm in the Lounge area of St. Mary’s Community Centre. Come along and join us for a fun filled evening.

ST. RICHARD’S COFFEE MORNING is held every Wednesday in the Sacristy after the 9.15am morning Mass. Everyone welcome.

Please take a copy of the newsletter home to remind you of the times of services and events during the coming week, and take a copy to anyone you know who is sick or housebound.

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