Sunday 15th August 2021

SAINT ROBERT OF NEWMINSTER PARISH
Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever – Tel. 0161 224 1498
Website. www.stmaryslevenshulme.co.uk
Email. info@stmaryslevenshulme.co.uk
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, Hospital Chaplain and Fr. Martin Dowd, Chaplain to the Central Manchester Hospital.


 

Sunday 15th August 2021

 

THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”

 

COVID-19: Church Guidance: We are still required to sign in with name and contact number for Test, Track and Trace purposes. Please sanitise hands on entering and leaving Church. All those who attend church are strongly encouraged to wear a face mask.

 

CHURCH MASS TIMES –15th to 21st August 2021

ST. RICHARD’S CHURCH          ST. MARY’S CHURCH

Saturday – 5pm Vigil Mass          Saturday – 11am & 6.30pm Vigil

Sunday – 9.15am                          Sunday -10.30am & 12 noon

Monday – 9.15am                         Monday – 7pm Funeral Mass for Eugene Toland    Wednesday – 9.15am                   Tuesday – 9.30am                                                      Friday – 9.15am                            Thursday – 9.30am                                                            Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on Saturday at 10am at St. Mary’s followed by Mass at 11am.

Feasts of the Week

Monday 16th: St Stephen of Hungary

Thursday 19th: St John Eudes, Priest

Friday 20th: St Bernard, Abbot and Doctor

Saturday 21st: St Pius X, Pope

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and all those who are suffering from the coronavirus and others who are sick at this time, Jim Hynes, Anna Kerrigan, Margaret McAteer, Maria Valgamilli, Judy Miller, Alan Smith, Sarah Mitchell, Steve Kerrigan, George O’Connor, Mia O’Connor, Eileen Regan, Mary McGlade, Benny Woods, Christine Jackson, Mary Dunne, Jackie Clare. May the Good Lord strengthen and comfort them. Pray also for all who care for the sick.                                                                                                                 

Please inform Parish Office if anyone needs to be taken off this list

Lately Dead: Eugene Toland, Marie McMenamin. Anniversaries: Mary Dolan, John Cahill, Betty Keely, George Kerrigan, James Coughlan, Patrick Griffin.
Special Int. Madeleine Taylor, John & Philomena Johnson.

OFFERTORY DONATIONS
If you wish to switch from a weekly envelope to a standing order, please just provide your bank with the following details: Payee: The Salford Diocesan Trust St Robert of Newminster. Sort Code: 20 55 34 Account No. 40101222.

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
If anyone would like to go to Confession, then please contact Fr. Dever after any of the Masses, or telephone him on 0161 224 1498 to make an appointment. Confession boxes cannot be used at this time.

SUNDAY OBLIGATIONS
Whilst Sunday Obligations are still not imposed, if you are still feeling nervous about coming back to church, why not attend one of the weekday Masses which are not as busy as the weekend Masses. We also offer areas of the church where social distancing continues to be mandatory. We look forward to welcoming you all back very soon.

BBC Radio 4 to broadcast live from Salford Cathedral
Tune into a special broadcast celebrating the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary live from our beautiful cathedral this weekend. This Sunday 15 August, BBC Radio 4 will broadcast its Sunday Worship programme live from Salford Cathedral at 8.10am. Bishop John will be celebrating the Mass, which will be accompanied with music from the Cathedral Choir.

MASS FOR THE DECEASED IN SOUTHERN CEMETERY
The above will be celebrated on Bank Holiday Monday 30th August at St. Ambrose Church, Chorlton at 11am. After Mass the priest will proceed to the Cemetery to lead prayers by the priest’s graves at approximately 12noon. All welcome.

CHURCH VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED – CAN YOU HELP?
Church Cleaning: This would generally be a one hour commitment on a Tuesday after morning Mass.
Offertory Collectors required at Weekend Masses.
New volunteers are welcome to join either of the teams. Lists are available at the back of church for anyone who would like to volunteer. Thank you.

CONFIRMATION RETREAT DAY
The Marist Youth Centre at 113 Nell Lane, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, M21 7SW offer a Confirmation Retreat Day for up to 30 young people at a time for Years 2 to Year 9 for schools within the Salford and Shrewsbury Dioceses.. Cost would be £6 per person. It is only a one off day and not a course. Tel. 0161 881 4528 for further information.

DIOCESE OF SALFORD JOB VACANCY
Cemetery Worker: Full-time, 40 hrs. per week. Monday to Friday 8am-5pm. Location: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Wardley Hall Road, Worsley, M28 2UJ. Salary, pension and benefits. £19,760-£20,074. Per annum, 25 holidays plus bank holidays and 5 Diocesan closure days, employers pension scheme.
Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Thursday 19th August 2021. Interviews
will take place on Thursday 26th August. To apply please visit: https://www.dioceseofsalford.org.uk/news/vacancies.

LEVENSHULME SELF CONTAINED FURNISHED FLATLET FOR RENT (Only suitable for one person). Newly decorated, own shower and toilet, own kitchen. Suit respectable middle aged gentleman. Reference required. Tel. 224 2339 after 6.30pm

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
Please pass on a copy of the weekly newsletter to a neighbour or anyone who 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!