Sunday 1st March 2015

 

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

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

Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever – Tel. 0161 224 1498

Assistant Priest: Fr. David Egan – Tel. 0161 224 1895

 

Sunday 1st March 2015       SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT    

                                                      “Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”


 

MASS TIMES DURING THE WEEK

 

Sunday 1st March

9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s

11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s

6.00pm Stations of the Cross at St. Mary’s

 

Monday 2nd March

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

 

Tuesday 3rd March

9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

 

Wednesday 4th March

9.15pm Mass at St. Richard’s

 

Thursday 5th March

9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

 

Friday 6th March

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

 

Saturday 7th March

11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s followed by

Novena to our Lady of Perpetual Help.

 

5.00pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s

6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s

 

Confessions

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

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

 

Feasts of the Week

Wednesday 4th March: Saint Casimir

Saturday 7th March: Saint Perpetua & Saint Felicity, Martyrs

 

Pray for the Sick and Housebound especially for those who are known to you. 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. Eileen Hughes, Edna Wakefield, Jimmy O’Brien, Marie Prendergast, Catherine Kenny

 

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Marie Doyle, John Duffy, Vera Maughan, Edward & Agnes Armstrong, Jim Twomey.

 

ST. MARY’S APF – MILL HILL MISSION

THANK YOU & APPEAL

This weekend we welcome Fr. Dermot Byrne MHM to our parish. Fr. Dermot will take the opportunity to thank the Parish for their support of prayers and donations to the 1069 World Missions. Please note that there will be NO cash collection, the thank you and appeal is to inform you of the work carried out by APF-Mill Hill and to ask for continuing prayers and financial support, which can be given through their ‘Red Boxes’.

 

LENT

Keep up the good work. There has been an increase in morning Mass attendance. Our almsgiving during Lent will go to CAFOD, a Catholic charity that feeds thousands each day with very little overheads.

 

LENTEN STATION MASSES

The St. Ambrose Barlow Deanery invites you to participate in the Thursday Lenten Station Masses:

5th March: St. John’s, Chorlton at 7.30pm

12th March: St. Bernard’s, Burnage 7.30pm

(with Bishop John Arnold).

19th March: St. Joseph’s, Longsight 7pm

26th March: St. Mary’s, Levenshulme

Why not make these celebrations into a Lenten Retreat?

Confessions available before Mass.

 

ST. MARY’S SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMME

The children of Year 3 will celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation next Thursday, 5th March at 7pm. Please remember them in your prayers.

 

CHURCHES TOGETHER IN LEVENSHULME

(Women’s World Day of Prayers)

Next Friday, 6th March there will be a Service in St. Mary’s Church at 2pm followed by light refreshments in the parish centre afterwards. All are welcome to come along.

 

LIVE BROADCAST OF THE EASTER EUCHARIST

Sunday 5th April: Seated by 9.15am for the Service

between 10am-11am.

Sunday 29th March between 2.15pm-4.45pm Song of Praise: Combined Choir Rehearsal.

Monday 6th April between 2pm-5.30pm

Television Recording.

All will take place at Manchester Cathedral, Victoria St, M3 1SX. For tickets: www.bbc.co.uk/songsofpraise or songsofpraise@bbc.co.uk or 0161 335 8429.

 

FANCY A TRIP TO IRELAND?

St. Mary’s Parish Centre are planning a trip to Ireland in September this year, but first we need to know if you would be interested. Please let Marion Quinn or Siobhan Brennan know if you are interested and they will make further plans once they know numbers. Further information regarding price, location, travel etc., will be given once enough interest is shown.

 

PRE ST. PATRICK’S DAY FULL IRISH BREAKFAST

Tickets are still available for a Full Irish Breakfast on Sunday, 15th March in St. Mary’s Parish Centre. Breakfast will be served after the 11 o’clock Mass. Tickets £6 per person. Bar available.

 

APPEAL FOR WOOL

Sister Edith and her group of ‘knitters’ are greatly in need of oddments of wool of any kind and colour for blankets for the local and overseas needy people. Please leave any contributions in the box provided in the church porch. Thank you.

 

ST. MARY’S BONUS BALL

The winner of last weekend’s bonus ball was Catherine Bannon.