Sunday 22 October 2023 – 29th Week 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 22 – 28 October

Day Time Church Liturgy
Monday 9:15am St Richard’s Mass
Tuesday 9:30am St Mary’s Mass
Wednesday 9:15am St Richard’s Mass
Thursday 9:30am St Mary’s Mass
Friday 10am St Mary’s Requiem 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



Eucharistic Ministers and Readers for Sunday Mass – 22 Oct
Eucharistic Ministers Sheila Donelon and Jackie O’Donnell
Readers Fiona Keane and Eniola Coker

Feast of the Week
Saturday 28th Ss Simon and Jude, Apostles

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, Benny Woods, Molly McGoldrick,  Ray Sweeney,  Julie O’Hara,  Baby Aldiz Julz,  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. 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: James Giblin, Reginald Wilfred Dixon, Donald McAteer, Stephen Finnegan, Gary Pereira,

Anniversaries: Christina Durkin, Jim Ward, Nora McGrath, Sheila Fitzgerald, Bridie Dinan, Sean Maher

Special intentions: Teresa McHugh, Thomas Fitzgerald, Tresa Callaghan,

Birthday: Masie Callaghan

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

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.

New RCIA Course starting Wednesday 25th October

If you are interested in becoming a Catholic or even just finding out more about a Catholic Faith, our Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults course will start this Wednesday, 25th October at 7pm at St Mary’s presbytery. The session will last 1 for hour. Come along on Wednesday evening for no obligation introduction to the course.

Walk for Young Adults Saturday 28th October, 11am

Join Salford Youth and Young Adults Ministry for a day of faith and friendship in the beautiful Lancashire countryside! This October, a fabulous walk for young adults along the stunning 9km Tolkien Trail begins with 11am Mass at English Martyrs Church, Whalley. Car shares are available upon request. Email to find out more

Candlelight Christmas Carol Concert

Thursday 21 December, 7 – 8pm with refreshments from 8pm.

Everyone welcome, bring your family and friends!

Concert rehearsals will be held at St Mary’s after Mass on Sunday on 5th, 12th and 19th November.

St Mary’s Christmas Fair will be on Saturday 9 December after morning Mass. Donations for gifts for all stalls welcome (no clothing or bric-a-brac, please).

Parish Pastoral council meeting takes place at St Mary’s Presbytery on 29th October at 6pm. All members are invited to attend.

St Robert of Newminster Parish Mass of Remembrance

Saturday 4th November 2023 at 7pm at St. Mary’s we remember all those who have passed away in our community during the course of the last 12 months