Sunday 1st July 2018

PARISH OF SAINT ROBERT OF NEWMINSTER
Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever – Tel. 0161 224 1498
Resident at St. Richard’s Presbytery, Sutcliffe Avenue, 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: Canon David Ryder – Tel. 0161 225 9840 Chaplain Central Manchester General Hospitals & Fr. Laurence Gambella, Tel. 0161 224 1895 Asst. Priest & Hospital Chaplain.

THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”

MASS TIMES DURING THE WEEK

SUNDAY 1st JULY
9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s.
11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s

MONDAY 2nd JULY
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

TUESDAY 3rd JULY
9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

WEDNESDAY 4th JULY
10.00am Funeral Mass for John O’Kane at St. Mary’s

THURSDAY 5th JULY
9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

FRIDAY 6th JULY
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

SATURDAY 7th JULY
11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s
5.00pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s

CONFESSIONS
Saturday 11.30am – 12noon at St. Mary’s
Saturday 4.30pm – 4.50pm at St. Richard’s

Feasts of the Week
Tues. 3rd July: Saint Thomas, Apostle
Wed. 4th July: Saint Elizabeth of Portugal
Thurs. 5th July: Saint Anthony Zaccaria, Priest
Fri. 6th July: Saint Maria Goretti, Virgin & Martyr

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Seamus Gallogly, Nellie O’Dowd, Philip Snape, Owen Bartlett, Carl McGlynn, Sheila Phillips, Paula Halfpenny, Alex Roberts, Niall Henderson, Margaret Timoney, Pauline Thomas, Joe Toth. 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 O’Kane, John O’Boyle

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Thomas Dempsey, Patrick Grimes, Jean Milmoe

Birthday Celebration: Patrick Craddock (80th)

Birthday Remembrance: Kathleen Walls (100th) 29th June.

PETER’S PENCE COLLECTION THIS WEEKEND
During the Masses this weekend, we will take the Peter’s Pence Collection, which provides Pope Francis with the funds he needs to carry out his charitable works around the world. The proceeds benefit our brothers and sisters on the margins of society, including victims of war, oppression, and disasters. Let’s help the Holy Father to help others! Your contribution, however small, is important.

ST. RICHARD’S SUMMER FAIR (only 1 week away): The event will be held next Sunday, 8th July, in the Church Grounds. This event is one of our main fundraising events for our parish during the year. We ask everyone to support the event to make it a success – an opportunity to socialise whilst raising funds. Refreshments will be available throughout the event. We would welcome any items that you are able to donate including books, gifts, household items, toys, handbags, jewellery, cakes & produce plus raffle, adult and children’s tombola prizes. The Summer Fair is a great social event for the parish, families and the wider community.

YOUTH PILGRIMAGE TO ROME 2019
The pilgrimage will be led by Bishop John and will run from 16th February until 23rd February 2019. The pilgrimage is available for over 18s. The cost of the pilgrimage is £690 which includes flights, full board accommodation and insurance. For further information please phone Tracey Ward on 0161 817 2222 or email tracey.ward@dioceseofsalford.org.uk

DAY TRIP TO YORK, Friday 31st August 2018 including a visit to St. Margaret Clitherows’ Home on The Shambles. Coach leaving St. Bernard’s Church at 8am, pickup at St. Mary’s Car Park at 8.15am, arriving back at 5.30pm. Cost £15. Contact Ann Tipper on 442 5259.

DAY TRIP TO SOUTHPORT with Churches Together in Levenshulme on Saturday, 8th September 2018. Departure from St. Peter’s Church. Tickets £10 (£8 children under 16). Tickets available from Bill Watson on 224 9446.

BINGO held every Sunday at 8pm in the parish social centre. All Welcome.

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 info@stmaryslevenshulme.co.uk by Thursday midday. The weekend newsletter is published on Friday mornings!