Sunday 1st September 2019

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 & Fr. Martin Dowd, Tel. 0161 225 9840 Chaplain to the Central M/c Hospitals.


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

 

TIMES OF MASS & SERVICES
1st to 7th September 2019

Sunday 1st September
9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s
11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s
7pm Reception of the body of Joseph Hennigan at St. Mary’s

Monday 2nd September
10.00am Funeral Mass for Joseph Hennigan at St. Mary’s

Tuesday 3rd September                        Wednesday 4th September
9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s                       9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

Thursday 5th September                      Friday 6th September
9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s                     9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

Saturday 7th September
10.00am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at St. Mary’s followed by Mass at 11.00am
5.00pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s

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

Feasts of the Week
Tuesday 3rd Sept. Saint Gregory the Great, Pope & Doctor
Wednesday 4th Sept. Saint Cuthbert, Bishop

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Eta O’Malley, Georgina Mitchell, Mary McGlade, Gary Jameson, Joyce Lyons, Julie Mulrennan, Irene Rice, Bridie Coyne, Cath Noone, Sadie McMenamin, Doreen French, Ken Ward, John Collins, Jackie McMenamin, Margaret Sweeney, Veronica Curran, Mary Dunne, Alex Roberts, Benny Woods, Irene McCarroll, Kathleen Cartwright, Anthony Doocey, Carl McGlynn, Colette Robinson, Sadie Deeney, Seamus Gallogly. 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.
Joe Hennigan, Edmond Burke, Joe Deery, Philomena Cawley, Nellie O’Dowd (Month’s Mind).

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Mary Molloy, Ian Hindle
Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.

ROSARY IN PLATT FIELDS PARK
Annual Rosary and Hymns (including Gospel singer, Tom McCourt) at Platt Fields Park (Grangethorpe Road entrance), Manchester next Saturday 7th September at 3pm. Free refreshments and ice cream. Marquee with chairs provided. Contact Sarah Mitchell on 0161 431 0410 for further information.

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.

SALFORD CATHEDRAL VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME
This autumn, Salford Cathedral is launching its brand new Cathedral Volunteer Programme, for all those people from around our diocese of Salford, who would like to help create a welcoming, safe and prayerful environment with our Mother church, which lies at the heart of the historic centre of the city of Salford. With the support and training provided, being a valued member of the volunteer team will be an enriching experience for all. For additional details contact the cathedral office on 0161 817 2210 or email cathedral.admin@dioceseofsalford.co.uk.

CHURCH CLEANING VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED
St. Mary’s Church have a small group of parishioners who routinely give of their free time to help keep the church looking clean and tidy. We are very grateful to these people for their contribution, but as with most things, more volunteers are needed. If you could spare an hour on Thursday mornings after Mass to help clean the church either by sweeping between the church pews, dusting, hoovering, cleaning the votive candle stands, mopping the church porch and toilet area, please contact the parish office on 0161 248 8836.

ST. MARY’S WEEKLY USER GROUP
The groups below will resume again after their summer holidays on the following dates: Line Dancing Classes on Monday 2nd September
Tom Cliff Classes on Tuesday 3rd September
Set Dancing Classes on Wednesday 4th September
Irish Community Care Social Group on Tuesday. 10th September
St. Mary’s Active Retirement Group on Thursday 19th Sept.

MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING
Come along to our Coffee Morning next Sunday 8th September at 10.30am in St. Mary’s Parish Centre. Invite your family and friends
round for a cuppa, cake and chat. Every penny raised helps us be right there for people living with cancer.

THANK YOU FROM NELLIE O’DOWD’S FAMILY
“Thank you for joining us to celebrate the life of our mum, Nellie O’Dowd, for your cards, messages and kind words. Your generosity to the collection raised £820.50 for Operation Smile, funding operations for 5 children. God Bless you, Maura, Evelyn, Una and Seamus.”

HIRE OF ST. MARY’S PARISH CENTRE
The centre is available for private functions such as Wedding Receptions, Christenings, Conferences and Meetings, Over 21 Birthday Parties and Funeral Receptions. Competitive prices available. The centre has two function rooms that can be hired separately or together. For further information contact Jenny on 07538 474 321.

BINGO every Sunday night at St. Mary’s Parish Centre. Eyes down at 8.00pm. Come along and join us for a fun filled evening.

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.

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!