Sunday 21st April 2019

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 and Fr. Martin Dowd, Tel. 0161 225 9840 Chaplain to the Central Manchester Hospitals.

EASTER SUNDAY        “Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”


21st to 27th April 2019

9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s 11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s
6.30pm Reception of Body of Mary Marie Bergin/St. Mary’s

10.00am Funeral Mass for Mary Marie Bergin – St. Mary’s

9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

10.00am Holy Hour followed by Mass at 11am – St. Mary’s
5.00pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s

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

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Jackie McMenamin, Hannah Walsh, Margaret Sweeney, Veronica Curran, Mary Dunne, Alex Roberts, Mary Hegarty, Margaret Flannery, Benny Woods, Irene McCarroll, Kathleen Cartwright, Anthony Doocey, Carl McGlynn, Colette Robinson, Sadie Deeney, Seamus Gallogly, Gary Conway, Natashia Tierney Lord, Margaret Ridian, Mary McGlade, Patricia Maguire, Jim & Claire Cleary, Arthur Burke, Angela Christie, Stephen Cassidy, Margaret Moran.
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.
Marie Bergin, Caroline Owens, Danny Bradley, Bridie Waters, Monica Lennon.

Birthday Remembrance: Vincent Fahey

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Fr. Pat Keane, Frank McEllin, Martin Keane, William & Mary Deeney, Tommy McCreery, Michael Le Riche, Lily Dunne.

Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.

WE WELCOME TO OUR COMMUNITY OF BELIEVERS Chelsey Healey into full communion with the Catholic Church. Chelsey was received during the Easter Vigil and has been part of the Journey in Faith programme since last October.

HOLY HOUR every Saturday at 10.00am followed by Mass at 11 o’clock at St. Mary’s Church.

R104 SET DANCE CEILI: St. Mary’s Parish Centre next Saturday 27th April – 8pm till late and Sunday 28th April – 2pm till 5pm. Entertainment provided by the Skylark Céile Band. All Welcome, Young and Old. Contact Eamonn Nolan on 448 8675 or Margaret Waldron on 945 8391.

FUNDRAISING EVENING FRIDAY 26th APRIL at Little Sisters of the Poor, St. Joseph’s Home, Longsight. Music and from 7.30pm. Entertainment provided by Hectors House. Tickets £6, including light refreshments.

BRAVE OF HEART – A Weekend Journey for Men
Cor et Lumen Christi Community, St. Cuthbert’s have organised an inspiring and challenging talks, Fellowship and sharing with other Christian men, walk in the Lake District, and much more on Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th May 2019, Cor et Lumen Christi, Wigton, CA7 9HU. For further information go to
Tel. 016973 45623 or 07588 159 341

E-UNION FOR THE NOTRE DAME CLASS OF ’64’ Grand Reunion of those girls who attended Notre Dame Convent High School, Bignor St, Manchester from 1964-69/71. This year marks 50 years since we sat our GCEs and we’ve booked a room for a Get Together on Saturday 19th October 2019 at The Ape and Apple, 28-30 John Dalton St, M2 6HQ from 1pm onwards. A deposit of £10 is required to cover the cost of the buffet and to confirm attendance as we will need to provide definite numbers. Deposit payable to Christina Wood (nee Winters). Email: Please join us to re-unite ‘The Class of ‘64’.

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

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.

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.

Items for the newsletter including Mass Intentions can be left at the Parish Office Tel. 0161 248 8836 or emailed to by Thursday midday. The weekend newsletter is published on Friday mornings!