Sunday 16th November 2014

St. Mary of the Angels & St. Clare, Elbow Street, Levenshulme, M19 3PY. Tel. 248 8836

St. Richard & St. Robert, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN. Tel. 224 1498

Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever            



Masses & Liturgy This Week

Sunday 16th November – 9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s

11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s

Monday 17th November  – NO MASS

Tuesday 18th November – NO MASS

7pm Reception at St. Richard’s of Nora McConnell

Wednesday 19th November

10am Requiem Mass at St. Richard’s of Nora McConnell

7pm Reception at St. Mary’s of Elizabeth (Betty) Owens

Thursday 20th November

10am Requiem Mass at St. Mary’s of Elizabeth (Betty) Owens.

7pm Requiem Mass at St. Richard’s of John Heaney.

Friday 21st November – 9am Mass in St. Richard’s

Saturday 22nd November – NO MORNING MASS


3.30pm Mass in St. Mary’s – (Silver Wedding)

5.00pm Vigil Mass of Sunday at St. Richard’s

6.30pmVigil Mass of Sunday at St. Mary’s


Sacrament of Reconciliation

Saturday 11.30am to 12noon – St. Mary’s

Saturday 4.30pm to 4.50pm – St. Richard’s

Feasts of the Week

Monday 17th Nov. Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious

Tuesday 18th Nov. The Dedication of the Basilicas of

Saint Peter & Saint Paul, Apostles.

Friday 21st Nov. The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Saturday 22nd Nov. Saint Cecilia, Virgin & Martyr


Pray for the sick and housebound especially for those who are known to you especially Sue Burt. 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

Elizabeth (Betty) Owens, John Heaney, Leslie Nilsen, Louise Noone,


Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Julie Rangassamy, Reuben & Mary Dixon, John McGlew, Martin Skeffington, Angelina Niro.


Special Intention Mickey Flynn


There will be a SECOND COLLECTION next weekend for the Retired Clergy Fund.



Today we pray for prisoners and their families and all those who are justly or unjustly incarcerated. A voluntary organisation called ‘Out There’ works in Greater Manchester to support the families of prisoners. They can be contacted on 0161 232 8986 and are based at 2A Powell Street, Old Trafford, M16 7QQ. They would be very happy to receive enquiries about volunteering and donations towards their work.



Next Sunday, 23rd November we will welcome the children for the next stage in their journey of faith. We promise that as a parish community we will play our part in their preparation, above all else we promise them our prayers.



The season of Advent starts on Sunday, 30th November and it is meant to be a time of preparation for the birth of Christ Our Savour. In St. Mary’s on each of the four Sundays of Advent there will be a Holy Hour from 6pm to 7pm. Fr. Michael Cupit from St. Philip’s Parish, Offerton will give a talk on the theme  ‘O Come Emmanuel – The meaning of Advent.



We are looking for children aged between 5yrs – 15yrs to take part in St. Mary’s Christmas Eve Liturgy.  If there are any young volunteers who would like to take part please see Marie Sartini today (Sunday) after Mass in church or telephone Marie on 07747 851 239.



On Friday, 21st November there will be a Fundraising Night at the Fiddlers Green, Levenshulme from 8.30pm in aid of Cornerstone and The Little Sisters of the Poor. There will also be a donation made to the Ladies of Charity of St. Mary’s Parish.  Music will be provided by Paul Fitzpatrick.



The Old Gregorian’s Annual Mass for deceased former pupils and teachers of St. Gregory’s RC High School Ardwick Green will be celebrated at St. Kentigern’s Church, Wilbraham Rd, Fallowfield, M14 7DW at 7.30pm on Friday, 28th November, followed by a gathering in St. Kentigern’s Social Club. lFor further information contact Terry O’Neil on 0161 442 6839.



On Saturday, 29th November the Little Sisters of the Poor, Longsight are holding their annual Christmas Fair at 1.00pm. Come along and join them. See poster on the notice board in the church porch.



Items for the Parish Bulletin can be left at the Presbytery or email to Thursday midday at the latest. The weekend bulletin is published on Friday mornings.