Sunday 21 January 2024- 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time


Incorporating the former Parishes of:

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

St. Richard Church, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN

Parochial Administrator: Fr. Boniface Ambe – resident at St. Mary’s Presbytery

Tel no. 0161 843 6907

Hospital Chaplain: Fr. Martin Dowd – resident at St Mary’s Presbytery



Times of Masses 21 January – 27 January

Day Time Church Liturgy
Monday 11:45am St Mary’s Requiem Mass (Francesco Cotone)
Tuesday 9:30am St Mary’s Year 3 & 4 Mass
Wednesday 11:30am St Mary’s Requiem Mass (Philomena Johnson)  
Thursday 9:30am St Mary’s Mass
Friday 9:15am St Richard’s Mass
Saturday 10am


St Mary’s


Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Confession



St Mary’s

St Richard’s

St Mary’s


Vigil Mass

Vigil Mass

Sunday 9:30am


St Richard’s

St Mary’s



Feast of the Week
Wednesday, 24 St Francis de Sales, Bishop, Doctor of the Church
Thursday, 25 The Conversion of St Paul, Apostle
Friday, 26 Ss Timothy and Titus, Bishops

Pray for the Sick and Housebound who are sick at this time, including Eileen Tiernan, Joyce McLean, Delia Regan, Mia O’Connor, George O’Connor, Becky Lester, Patrick Rogers, Molly McGoldrick,  Ray Sweeney,  Julie O’Hara,  Rob Stuart, Lucy Murphy, John Maskell, Alisha Malone,  Maise Callaghan, Damien Hegarty, John Tunney, John Reynolds, Mary Callaghan,  Sarah & Stacey Todd, Bryne Lynch, Michael Browne, Kathleen McGuigan, Maureen Kennedy,  Margaret McAteer, Frank Kelly, Jackson Giles, Anna Kerrigan, Maria Valgamilli, Judy Miller, Alan Smith, Mary Regan, Mary McGlade, Christine Jackson, Irene Rice, Karen Rice, Keith and Linda Marshal, Thomas Fitzgerald, Mary Brennan, Louise Marshal, Jim McGlynn, Declan Coyle, Paul and Kath McIlvenny, Sister Edith, Maria Toth. May the Good Lord strengthen and comfort them. Pray also for all who care for the sick.

Any housebound parishioners who wish to receive Holy Communion at home, contact the Parish Office on 0161 248 8836 or email:

Grant eternal rest to those who have died recently: Philomena Johnson, Benny Woods, Michael Sweeney, Mike Molloy, Raymond Njoi, Gerald McGlade

Anniversaries: Tom Parsons, Kevin Ward

Special Intentions: friendship of Mary and Michael White

Birthday remembrance: Vera Hogan

Baptism registration takes place at St Mary’s Church after the 11am Mass on the second Sunday of each month. Parents are warmly invited to register their child after this Mass.

The Parish is in a great need of an organist. If you know anyone who knows how to play an organ please see Fr Boniface.

Breakfast after Mass. Every Sunday after Mass, there is a breakfast of sausage or bacon on toast, tea & coffee in the Hall. Everyone is welcome.

Federation of St Mary’s RC Primary School and St Cuthbert’s RC Primary School. The Federation Governing Body currently has vacancies for Foundation Governors. Expressions of interest in joining the Governing Body are now being sought. The term of office is for 4 years from date of appointment. The governors are volunteers who have a commitment to the school, its pupils, staff and buildings as well as to the local community, of which it is a part.

More information of the role of Foundation Governor can be found at

If you are interested in this important role in the school please contact:


Cathedral Estate Caretaker, Full-time, permanent

Parish Administrator – Our Lady of Hope, Part-time, 12hpw, permanent

For more details visit:

Hire of St Mary’s Community Centre: The centre is available for private functions and conferences. For full details please contact Jennifer on 07538 474 321

Prayer in Lent Programme – Our Father

Wardley Hall, Worsley, M28 2ND, Friday 16th February 2024, 10am – 12.30pm. The sessions include presentations, discussion, and time for quiet prayer and reflection. Places are limited to 25 participants, so please do let us know in advance if you would like to join by contact Sister Joan by at, or by calling 0161 971 7842.

Prayer in Lent Programme – Our Father