Sunday 1st May 2022

             SAINT ROBERT OF NEWMINSTER PARISH   

                Parish Priest: Fr. Michael DeverTel. 0161 224 1498   

                                                 Website. www.stmaryslevenshulme.co.uk

                                                 Email. info@stmaryslevenshulme.co.uk

                     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. Martin Dowd, Chaplain to the Central Manchester Hospital

         


   

 

Sunday 1st May 2022                                                

 

THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER                                  

        “Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”                                                        

 

 

TIMES OF MASSES AND SERVICES

Sunday:  9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s – 11am Mass at St. Mary’s

Bank Holiday Monday: 10.00am Mass at St. Richard’s

Tuesday: 9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

Wednesday: 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

3pm Funeral Service for Dorothy Casey at M/c Crematorium.

Thursday: 10am Funeral Mass for John O’Hara at St. Richard’s

2.15pm Funeral Service for Anthony Carroll at St. Mary’s

Friday: 10.45am Funeral Mass for Mary Dunne at St. Mary’s

Saturday: 10am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

                  followed by 11am Mass at St. Mary’s

11am Funeral Service for Pascal Fitzpatrick at M/c Crematorium

Vigil Mass: 5pm at St. Richard’s & 6.30pm at St. Mary’s         

               

CONFESSIONS: Saturday 11.30am – 12 noon at St. Mary’s

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

 

Feasts of the Week

Monday: St Athanasius, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

Tuesday: Ss Philip and James, Apostles

Wednesday: The English Martyrs

Saturday: Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham

 

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and all those who are suffering from the coronavirus and others who are sick at this time, including Sarah & Stacey Todd,  Tom Dunne, Nancy Boyle, Bryne Lynch,  Michael Browne,  Mike Clyne,   Kathleen McLaughlin, Margaret Cawley,  Kathleen McGuigan,  Maureen Kennedy,  Kathleen Durkan, Neville Wright,  Graham Edwards, Karl McGlynn,  Steven Teague, Margaret McAteer, Frank Kelly, Jackson Giles, Joe Micalef, Jim Hynes, Anna Kerrigan, Maria Valgamilli, Judy Miller, Alan Smith, Sarah Mitchell,  Mary Regan, Mary McGlade,  Christine Jackson.  

Please inform the Parish Office if anyone needs to be taken off this list.

 

Lately Dead: Dorothy Casey, John O’Hara, Anthony Carroll, Mary Dunne, Pascal Fitzpatrick, Demetrakis Kondellas, Edward Quinn, Padraig Costello. Denise Askew.

Anniversary: Maureen Woods, Mary Callaghan, Agnes Doherty, Anne McCarran, Bridie Coyne, Lady Catherine Agbonrofo, John & Hannah Reidy, Joan Dunne.  

Special Intention: Anna & Tony Rolston, Madeleine Taylor, Philomena Johnson.

 

ST. MARY’S OVER 50s CLUB

Will members please note that due to the parish hall being used as a Polling Station next Thursday, 5th May there will be NO club available on that date?

 

ENGLISH CATHOLIC HISTORY ASSOCIATION

Visit to Wardley Hall, Salford on Wednesday 4th May 2022. Wardley Hall is the residence of the Bishop of Salford and has close associations with the 17th Century martyr, St. Ambrose Barlow. The address is: Wardley Hall, Wardley Hall Road, Worsley, M28 2ND. The tour will commence at 11am and last about 90 minutes. It will include refreshments. There is minimal disabled access i.e. no lift to the upper floors. Charge: £10 (students £5) payable on the day. Places are limited, booking is essential. Please email the organiser: anthony.kloszek@outlook.comAll Welcome.

 

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION DATES IN OUR PARISH

First Holy Communion Mass for the children of St. Mary’s Primary School will be on Sunday 15th May at 1pm at St. Mary’s.  First Holy Communion Mass for the children of St. Richard’s Primary School will take place on Thursday 19th May at 6.30pm at St. Richard’s (1st Group) and on Thursday 26th May at 6.30pm at St Richard’s (2nd Group). Please pray for all our children as they begin their journey of faith as full partakers in the Eucharist.

 

2022 SALFORD LOURDES PILGRIMAGE

From Friday 29th July to Thursday 4th August.

Full details, including travel and accommodation pricing, insurance details and volunteer application forms are now available on the pilgrimage website. Please visit www.dioceseofsalford.org.uk

 

FROM THE DIOCESE: Caritas Diocese of Salford response to war in Ukraine. As we prepare for the arrival of Ukrainian people arriving in Salford Diocese, we have included a Donate Button to our updates on the website: https://www.caritassalford.org.uk/ukraine-crisis/ Funds raised will be available to individuals and groups hosting people to provide the practical support (e.g. purchase items left behind) and to facilitate support, advice and signposting

 

HOLY COMMUNION AT HOME: Following the end of “lockdown”, Eucharistic Ministers are once more able to visit people in their own home in order to give Holy Communion to anyone who is unable to come to church. All our ministers have been DBS checked and will have taken precautions to ensure they do not carry the Covid virus. If you know of anyone who would like to receive Holy Communion, please ask the person’s permission and then give their name, address and phone number to Fr. Dever or the parish office. We will then make contact by phone to arrange when we can visit.

 

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER: Please take a copy of the newsletter home to remind you of the times of services and events during Holy Week. Please give a copy to anyone you know who is sick or housebound.

 

SELF CONTAINED FURNISHED FLATLET FOR RENT IN LEVENSHULME – Only suitable for one person).

Newly decorated, own shower and toilet, own kitchen. Suit respectable gentleman.  References required. Tel. 0161 224 2339, after 6.30pm.

 

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!