Sunday 21st October 2018

Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever – Tel. 0161 224 1498
Resident at St. Richard’s Presbytery, Sutcliffe Avenue, 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 M/c Hospitals.

“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”    World Mission Day

21st October – 27th October 2018
Saturday Vigil Mass in St. Richard’s at 5.00pm
Saturday Vigil Mass in St. Mary’s at 6.30pm
Sunday Mass in St. Richard’s at 9.30am
Sunday Mass in St. Mary’s at 11.00am

Monday – 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Tuesday – 9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s
10.30am Funeral Service for Elenora Dendura –St. Mary’s
Wednesday – 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Thursday – 9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s
Fri.- 10am Funeral Mass for Colette O’Connor – St. Mary’s
Saturday – 11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s

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

BAPTISM: By appointment only
MARRIAGE: 6 months’ notice must be given (Diocesan requirement)

Feasts of the Week
Tues. 23rd Oct. Saint John of Capistrano, Priest
Wed. 24th Oct. Saint Anthony Mary Claret, Bishop
Fri. 26th Oct. Saints Chad and Cedd, Bishops

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Mary Geoghan, Margaret Ridian, Mary & John McGlade, Patricia & Pat Gallogly, Patricia Maguire, Jim & Claire Cleary, Annie Maloney, Beta, Rahela & Ana Dumitru, Arthur Burke, Angela Christie, Stephen Cassidy, Kathleen Moriarty, Margaret Moran, Hannah Walsh, Eileen Toth, Alan Mullahy, Seamus Gallogly, Owen Bartlett, Carl McGlynn, Sheila Phillips, 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.
Elenora Dendura, Colette O’Connor, Bridget Geary, James Farragher, Catherine Lynch, Vincent Fahy, Patrick Craddock, Festus Madufor, Kathleen Ruddy, Pat Murray, Christine Healey, Agnus Doohan, John McGee (Month’s Mind).

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Bridie Dinan, Eugene Shields, Jim Ward, Lissey Paul, Andrew Molloy, John Doherty, Bridie Gill, Gabriel Waldron, Betty Keane, Kathleen Crosson
Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.

WORLD MISSION SUNDAY is when the Holy Father invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection for Missio, his official charity for overseas mission. Please give what you can in the second collection this weekend.

PARISH DANCE: Next Friday 26th October at St. Mary’s Parish Centre 7.30pm till late. Dancing to Pat Jordan and Finians Rainbow. Tickets £5 in aid of St. Mary’s Car Park.

PARISH CHRISTMAS FAIRS: Dates for your diary –
St. Richard’s – Sunday 2nd December
St. Mary’s – Sunday 16th December
Volunteers are needed for both churches, also donations of items for the various stalls.

ST. MARY’S PIETY STALL: The Parish Piety Stall opens each weekend, Saturday after the evening 6.30pm Mass, and Sunday after the 11.00am Mass. The Piety Stall holds a range of cards for all occasions. This includes Christmas Cards, candles, diaries, calendars and other suitable gifts, and other religious items. Should you not be able to find what you require, then please ask for the chance to peruse our catalogues and we will order what you request. This stall is run by Parish volunteers who are more than happy to welcome new helpers to organise and assist with the stall. If you could give some of your time to help please put your name and contact number on the list at the back of church. Thank you

JOB VACANCIES: St. Richard’s RC Primary School
Post 1 – Cleaner 16 hours. per week, 2.45pm to 6.00pm Monday to Friday, all year round.
Post 2 – Kitchen Assistant 16 hours per week, 10.30am to 1.45pm Monday to Friday, term time only. Both contracts are temporary initially to Easter 2019, with possibility of becoming permanent. Salary: Grade 1, Scale Point 7 £15,420 pro-rata.
Closing date: 12noon Wednesday 31st October 2018. Applications forms available from school office or email
Saint Ambrose College, Edmund Rice Academy Trust, Hale Barns, Altrincham, WA15 0HE. Caretaker required from November 2018 – 40 hrs. per week, full-time. Hrs. will follow a flexible shift pattern with some evening and Saturday morning work required. Salary: SCP18-21 (£18,870-£20,541) Closing date: 7th November 2018 Application forms available from school website:

ST. MARY’S OFFERTORY COUNTERS REQUIRED If you are interested in serving in this valuable ministry, please contact Richard Molloy on 07791 925 190 or put your name and contact number on the list at the back of church. Thank you

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

BINGO every Sunday at 8pm in the Lounge area of the parish community centre. Come and join us for a fun filled evening.

LEGION OF MARY GROUP meet every Thursday in St. Mary’s Meeting Room after the 9.30am Mass. New members most welcome

Please take a copy of the bulletin home to remind you of the times of services and events during the coming week, and please 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!