Sunday 18th 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”
          World Day of the Poor

18th to 24th 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
6.30pm Reception of Body of John Mulcahy at St. Mary’s
Tuesday-10am Funeral Mass for John Mulcahy- 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
Mon.19th Nov. The Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints
Peter and Paul, Apostles.
Wed.21st Nov. The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Thurs. 22nd Nov. Saint Cecilia, Virgin & Martyr
Fri. 23rd Nov. Saint Clement I, Pope & Martyr
Sat.24th Nov. St Andrew Dung-Lac, Priest, & Companions, Martyrs

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.
John Mulcahy, Andrew Dendura, Annie Coen, Josephine Stevens, Philip McCabe, Margaret Thompson, Joe Jones,
Fr. Seamus Gallagher (Month’s Mind)

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Peg Quinn, Jimmy Donnelly, Kath Clarke, Margaret & George Kerrigan, Johnny Connor, Kathleen Connor, John Edward McLoughlin.

Special Intention: Mary Dinan

CATHOLIC YOUTH SERVICE: A mandatory collection will be taken next weekend for the Catholic Youth Service.

PARISH CHRISTMAS FAIRS: The countdown is on to our annual parish Christmas Fairs! We are now only 2 weeks away until St. Richard’s big day (2nd December) and 4 weeks until St. Mary’s (16th December), 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? All donations can be dropped off at the presbytery over the next couple of weeks while any perishables (e.g. cakes) can be brought the night before the fair or on the day.

CHRISTMAS RAFFLE TICKETS: These are available at the back of both churches, they cost £2.50 per book. 1st Prize £250, 2nd Prize £100, 3rd Prize £50. 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.

WALK WITH ME: Walk with Me prayer booklets for Advent are available. Please feel free to take one. They provide a useful structure for prayer during Advent as we prepare for Christmas.

JOB VACANCY: Manchester Universities Catholic Chaplaincy is looking to recruit a Receptionist/Administrative Assistant. Hours: 35 hours per week. Salary: £16,443 p.a. For full details see: Closing date: 30th November 2018.

MISSIO/RED MISSION BOXES: St. Mary’s Promoters will be calling round shortly to empty member’s red mission boxes. If you have not had your box emptied for some time please either bring the box to church and leave in the Sacristy or phone Wyn O’Connor at the office on 248 8836. Thank you.

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

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

LEGION OF MARY meeting is held each Thursday after morning Mass in St. Mary’s Meeting Room. If anyone is interested in what we do you are very welcome to attend. For more information, come and meet 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