SAINT ROBERT OF NEWMINSTER PARISH
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 M/c Hospitals.
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”
“I give you a new commandment: love one another.”
TIMES OF MASS & SERVICES
19th to 25th May 2019
SUNDAY 19th MAY
9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s … 11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s
MONDAY 20th MAY
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Reception of body of Paul Sammut at St. Richard’s
TUESDAY 21st MAY
10.00am Funeral Mass for Paul Sammut at St. Richard’s
WEDNESDAY 22nd MAY
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
THURSDAY 23rd MAY
9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s
6.30pm First Holy Communion Mass at St. Richard’s
FRIDAY 24th MAY
10.00am Funeral Mass for Elizabeth Scott at St. Mary’s
SATURDAY 25th MAY
10.00am Devotion to the Sacred Heart followed by Mass
at 11.00am in St. Mary’s Church.
5.00pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s
Saturday 11.30am – 12 noon at St. Mary’s
Saturday 4.30pm – 4.50pm at St. Richard’s
Feasts of the Week
Monday 20th May: Saint Bernardine of Siena, Priest
Tuesday 21st May: St Christopher of Magallanes, Priest
and Companions, Martyrs.
Wednesday 22nd May: Saint Rita of Cascia, Religious
Saturday 25th May: Saint Bede the Venerable, Priest & Doctor
Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Doreen French, John Collins, Jackie McMenamin, Hannah Walsh, Margaret Sweeney, Veronica Curran, Mary Dunne, Alex Roberts, Margaret Flannery, Benny Woods, Irene McCarroll, Kathleen Cartwright, Anthony Doocey, Carl McGlynn, Colette Robinson, Sadie Deeney, Seamus Gallogly, Gary Conway, Natashia Tierney Lord, Margaret Ridian, Mary McGlade, Patricia Maguire, Jim & Claire Cleary, Arthur Burke, Angela Christie, Margaret Moran.
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.
Paul Sammut, Elizabeth Scott, Mary Hegarty, John Walsh, Stephen Cassidy, Bridie Egan.
Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Mary Dinan, Margaret (Peggy) Smyth, John & Hannah Reidy, Joe & Martha Quinn.
Birthday Remembrance: Frank McGrath.
Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.
CATHOLIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
All healthcare workers are invited to join the Catholic Medical Association which meets at St. Mary’s every third Tuesday of the month (October to June) at 7.30pm for Mass, mutual support and speaker-led discussions about medical and ethical issues. The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 21st May. For further information please contact the secretary, Dr. Mark Coley on email@example.com or the chaplain Fr. Laurence Gambella on 0161 736 4247.
ACN RETREAT FOR THE SUFFERING CHURCH
You are invited to join the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) at Salford Cathedral for a day long retreat to pray for those who are persecuted for their faith. There will be updates on CAN’s work, along with guided devotions and time for Holy Mass and private prayer. The retreat will take place between 10am and 4pm on Saturday 25th May; there is a charge of £15 p.p., please bring a packed lunch with you. To book or for more information, please call 01524 388 739.
EMPOWERED CONVERSATIONS COURSE is a practical course that supports you to think about your communications and relationships with a loved one living with dementia. Join us for four FREE sessions to pause, reflect and connect with other family carers who are facing similar challenges. The next course on Thursdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27. Time 10am – 12.30pm Venue: Levenshulme Old Library, Cromwell Grove, M19 3QE.
A LETTER OF THANKS FROM CORNERSTONE to all who donate items of food and clothing on a regular basis for the many people, including the homeless who visit the centre every day. A letter of thanks from Sr. Lucy can be found on the noticeboard in the church porch.
DEVOTION TO THE SACRED HEART every Saturday morning at 10 o’clock here in St. Mary’s followed by Mass at 11 o’clock.
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS ROTA’s available on the table in the church porch for St. Mary’s ministers.
BINGO every Sunday night at St. Mary’s Parish Centre. Eyes down at 8.00pm. Come along and join us.
ST. RICHARD’S COFFEE MORNING is held every Wednesday in the Sacristy after the 9.15am morning Mass
LEGION OF MARY GROUP meet each Thursday after the 9.30am Mass in St. Mary’s Meeting Room. All Welcome.
Please take a copy of the newsletter home to remind you of the times of services and events during the coming week, and 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
firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday midday. The weekend newsletter is published on Friday mornings!