Sunday 12th November 2017

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

Sunday 12th November 2017

“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

10.00am Funeral Mass for John Noonan – St. Mary’s

9.30am Mass St. Mary’s

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s
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
Wednesday 15th Nov. Saint Albert the Great, Bishop and Doctor of the Church.
Thursday 16th Nov. Saint Margaret of Scotland
Friday 17th Nov. Saint Elizabeth of Hungary
Saturday 18th Nov. The Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles.

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially James Prendergast, Carl McGlynn, Jeanette Orbison, Alex Roberts, John Heenan and Eileen Glenney. 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 Noonan, Nora McGrath, Liam Pennington, Margaret McCarrick, Nellie Rodgers, Philip Gallagher, Moira Laffey, Eugene Shields.

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. John McGlew, Laura McGlew, John & Bridget Donelon, Ollie Murphy, John Joe Cleary, Paddy Moore.

BINGO every Sunday in the lounge area of St. Mary’s Community Centre. Bingo starts at 8pm. Come and join us for a fun filled evening where you could be the lucky winner.

SECOND COLLECTION THIS WEEKEND FOR RETIRED PRIESTS FUND: There are currently some 60 retired priests of the Diocese of Salford. They have generously given their lives in ministry and service in the pastoral care of our people. Now we must be sure to provide for their comfort and well-being in retirement. Please be as generous as you are able in your contribution to their care.

MASS OF REMEMBRANCE today Sunday 12th November at Southern Cemetery at 2pm in remembrance of parishioners who have died in the last year.

LADIES OF CHARITY: The Manchester branch of the Ladies of Charity will celebrate Mass at 7.15pm in St. Mary’s Church next Thursday 16th November followed by a meeting in the presbytery afterwards. New members most welcome to come along.

ST. PAUL SUNDAY MISSAL 2018: Anyone who would like to order a copy will you please write your name and contact number on the list which is on the table at the back in St. Mary’s Church. Price will be approximately £5.50, depending on amount ordered. (Order will be placed end of November.)

MANY THANKS to all those who were responsible for providing the great selection of home-made pastries served in St. Mary’s Community Centre last Saturday after the Remembrance Mass. It was wonderful to see the effort that the ladies went to in providing such a warm welcome to the people who visited the hall after the Mass.

ST. MARY’S & ST. RICHARD’S CHRISTMAS FAIR: The countdown is on to our Annual Christmas Fairs! We are now only 2-3 weeks away until the big day and we need YOUR help please!! The Christmas Fair is a vital source of income for our parish and we want to make this event as successful as possible. Can you donate or help out on the day? We urgently require donations of Tombola prizes for all ages, Bottles for the bottle stall, raffle prizes, toys, toiletries, fancy goods, chocolates etc., All donations can be dropped off at either St. Mary’s or St. Richard’s presbytery over the next few weeks or put in the box at the back of church.

CHRISTMAS DRAW RAFFLE TICKETS: Enter our Christmas Raffle for your chance to win some brilliant cash prizes: 1st Prize: £250, 2nd Prize: £100, 3rd Prize: £50 plus many more exciting prizes. Remember every raffle ticket you buy will help raise vital funds for our parish. So please don’t miss out – buy your raffle tickets today! All counterfoils, cash and unsold tickets to be returned by 13th December at the latest. The lucky winners will be drawn on Sunday 17th December after the 11 o’clock Mass in St. Mary’s Community Centre.

LEGION OF MARY GROUP meet every Thursday morning in St. Mary’s Meeting Room after the 9.30am morning Mass

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!