Sunday 20th Septemger 2015

St. Mary of the Angels & St. Clare, Elbow Street, Levenshulme, M19 3PY.                         Tel. 0161 248 8836

St. Richard & St. Robert, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN.                                          Tel. 0161 224 1498

Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever – Tel. 0161 224 1498 (Residence: St. Richard’s Presbytery)

Residence at St. Mary’s Presbytery Fr. David Egan (Chaplain to Central M/c Hospitals) – Tel. 0161 224 1895 and

Canon David Ryder (Chaplain to Central M/c General Hospitals) – Tel. 0161 225 9840



                 “Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey



SUNDAY 20th September

9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s

11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s


MONDAY 21st September

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s


TUESDAY 22nd September

9.15am Mass at St. Mary’s School

1.30pm Funeral Service for Patricia Cowley at St. Mary’s


WEDNESDAY 23rd September

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s


THURSDAY 24th September

9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s


FRIDAY 25th September

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s


SATURDAY 26th September

11am Mass at St. Mary’s

2pm Nuptial Mass at St. Richard’s for

Kathryne Booth & Jason Gledhill


5.00pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s

6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s



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

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

Feast of the Week

Monday 21st Sept. Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

Wednesday 23rd Sept. Saint Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest

Thursday 24th Sept. Our Lady of Walsingham

Saturday 26th Sept. Saint Cosmas & Saint Damian, Martyrs


Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Jim & Josie McGinley, Jody Miller. 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 Reilly, Ramon Wright, Patricia Cowley, Jean Lowe, Margaret Wright.


Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time Harry Thompson, Richard Fitzpatrick, Patrick Hogan, Bernard Groarke, Matthew Doyle, Bernadette Connolly.

Birthday Remembrance Nora McNeill


ST. RICHARD’S COFFEE MORNING every Wednesday in the Sacristy after morning Mass. Everyone Welcome.

A SECOND COLLECTION will be taken this weekend for the Home Missions. It is the day in the Church’s calendar when the bishops’ invite every member of the Catholic community to pray for, celebrate and support the work of evangelisation in England and Wales.


AN EVENING OF ART, MUSIC AND THEATRE: The Stockport Art Gallery, Wellington Road South, SK3 8AB are holding an Art Gallery next Saturday, 26th September from 6pm – 9pm. Also included will be an Art Drop Exhibition, Best Costume Competition and The Quest to find the Spirit of the Art Gallery. Tel. 0161 474 4453 for further details. See poster in the church porch.


MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING: You’re invited to join us for coffee and cake to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support next Sunday 27th September at 12noon in St. Mary’s Parish Centre. There will also be a cake sale plus the usual breakfast available. Donations of cakes to sell will be gratefully received. Donations can be left at the hall before 6.30pm Mass on 26th September or before 11am Sunday Mass.


NATIONAL OLDER PEOPLE’S DAY is celebrated on Thursday, 1st October. The event will be held at St. Mary’s Parish Centre from 11am – 3pm. In the morning there will be an information and health stalls ‘marketplace’ followed by an afternoon of entertainment, taster sessions and fun activities aimed at the 50+ age group, including the opportunity to ‘have your say’ on what would make our local area more age-friendly.


CRAZY BINGO: Come and join us playing crazy bingo!

On Sunday, 4th October from 1pm – 3pm in St. Mary’s Parish Centre. Tea and Cake also provided. Cost £5 all-inclusive plus raffle prizes. All proceeds to St. Mary’s Underage G.A.A.


CHARITY EVENT FOR THE CHRISTIE: St. Mary’s Parish Centre are holding a fundraising night for The Christie on Saturday, 10th October from 8pm. Entertainment provided by Pat Jordan and Finian’s Rainbow plus John Brennan (JIB) Disco. Tickets £5 (pay on the door). Further information can be obtained from John at 07836 252 046.


ROME – The Holy Year of Mercy: Ann Tipper from St. Bernard’s parish is organising a trip to Rome from 11th – 16 September 2016. Cost per person £499. The price includes return flights from Manchester, en-suite B&B, 3 Star Accommodation, Wednesday tickets for Papal audience, subject to Pope Francis being in residence. (Only 10 places available and based on sharing a twin room). The price excludes hold baggage, but includes 10kg hand luggage. Deposit £220 per person. Contact Peggy Sweeney on 07808 966 425.


BINGO takes place every Sunday at 8pm in St. Richard’s Presbytery. Everyone Welcome.

Items for the Bulletin can be left at the presbytery or emailed to by Thursday midday at the latest. The weekend bulletin is published on Friday mornings.