Sunday 11th November 2018

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.


Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”

11th to 17th November 2018
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

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 – 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Saturday – 11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s

Saturday at St. Mary’s between 11.30am-12noon
Saturday at St. Richard’s between 4.30pm – 4.50pm
BAPTISM: By appointment only
MARRIAGE: 6 months’ notice must be given (Diocesan requirement)

Feasts of the Week
Monday 12th Nov. Saint Josaphat, Bishop & Martyr
Thursday 15th Nov. Saint Albert the Great, Bishop & Doctor
Friday 16th Nov. Saint Edmund of Abingdon, Bishop
Saturday 17th Nov. Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Michael Kinnealy, Gary Conway, Natashia Tierney Lord, Margaret Thompson, Patricia Johnson, Margaret Ridian, Mary Geoghan, Mary & John McGlade, Patricia Maguire, Jim & Claire Cleary, Annie Maloney, Beta, Rahela & Ana Dumitru, Arthur Burke, Angela Christie, Stephen Cassidy, Kathleen Moriarty, Margaret Moran, Hannah Walsh, Eileen Toth, Alan Mullahy, Seamus Gallogly, Owen Bartlett, Carl McGlynn, Sheila Phillips, 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.
Catherine Lynch, Mary Blaney, Colette O’Connor (Month’s Mind), Fr. Seams Gallagher.

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Frances Maher, Mary Ellen Keane, Bridget Farren, Margaret Grogan, Ollie Murphy, John Joe Cleary, John & Laura McGlew, Duffy Family, Eileen McHale, Patrick Joseph Lyons, Thomas Green, Fr. Paul Chang, Johnny Connor, Jimmy Donnelly, Betty Owens.

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

The fund helps the diocese care for our retired priests, assuring that they have support and assistance after their active ministry has ended. The diocese is committed to care for our retired priests, but we need your help to do so. Please pray for them, and for an increase in vocations to the priesthood.

JOURNEY IN FAITH PROGRAMME: The R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) course started last Wednesday, 7th November at 7.15pm in the Meeting Room of St. Mary’s Presbytery for those who wish to be received into the Catholic Church next Easter 2019. If you are interested please come along. For questions or more information regarding RCIA please contact Marie Sartini on 07747 851 239.

PARISH CHRISTMAS FAIRS: St. Richard’s fair is on Sunday 2nd December. St. Mary’s fair on Sunday 16th December. We would be grateful if you would please start bringing in items for the various stalls – Tombola, Bottles, Bric-a-Brac, Games, Toys, Toiletries, and Fancy Goods. Please think about baking for the cake stall. Helpers needed to man the various stalls. Donations can be handed in to both church presbyteries.
CHRISTMAS RAFFLE TICKETS: These are available at the back of both churches, they cost £2.50 per book. Please take some to buy for yourself and some to sell to family and friends. The draw will take place at St. Mary’s Christmas Fair on Sunday 16th December.

CORNERSTONE: As winter approaches Cornerstone are appealing for woolly hats, scarves, gloves and socks for homeless and vulnerable people. Please leave donations at the back of church. Thank you.

Would all couples contemplating marriage next year please note the dates of the Marriage Preparation Course for 2019 (all Saturdays) at Stockport Marriage Care are:
9th February 23rd March 18th May 6th July
An autumn date may also be added depending on demand. To check availability on your preferred course date please phone Appointments Service on 0800 389 3801. Course venue: St. Christopher Centre, Our Lady & St. Christopher’s RC Church, 52 Barrack Hill, Romiley, SK6 3BA

LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR Christmas Fair takes place next Saturday, 17th November from 1.00pm See poster in the church porch for full details.

BINGO: Every Sunday at 8pm in the Lounge area of the parish community centre. Come and join us.

Please take a copy of the bulletin home to remind you of the times of services and events during the coming week, and please 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 by Thursday midday. The weekend newsletter is published on Friday mornings!