Sunday 23rd September 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”
(Harvest Sunday)


23rd September – 29th September 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 24th – 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Tuesday 25th – 9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s
Wednesday 26th – 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Thursday 27th – 9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s
Friday 28th – 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Saturday 29th – 11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s
After Morning Mass on Saturday at St. Mary’s
Before Vigil Mass on Saturday evening at St. Richard’s
4.30pm – 4.50pm

Feasts of the Week
Monday 24th Sept. Our Lady of Walsingham
Wednesday 26th Sept. Saints Cosmas and Damian, Martyrs
Thursday 27th Sept. Saint Vincent de Paul, Priest
Friday 28th Sept. St Wenceslaus, Martyr
Sat. 29th Sept. Saints Michael, Gabriel & Raphael, Archangels

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Collete O’Connor, Kathleen Moriarty, John McGee, Margaret Moran, Hannah Walsh, Eileen Toth, Alan Mullahy, Seamus Gallogly, Owen Bartlett, Carl McGlynn, Sheila Phillips, Alex Roberts, Margaret Timoney.
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.
Irene Carolan, John McGee

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Liam Murphy, Miles Dixon, Owenie Kavanagh, Bernard Groarke.

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

FR. PAT CLARKE – APPEAL: An appeal will be made by Fr. Pat at St. Joseph’s Church, Reddish, SK5 6AZ next Saturday 29th Sept. at the 5pm Vigil Mass and Sunday 30th Sept. at 9.00am and 11.00am Masses.
Fr Pat Clarke, a Holy Ghost missionary has worked with local street children for over 40 years and was declared a Freeman of the City of São Paulo in 2008 for his work with the poor.

ST. RICHARD’S CHRISTMAS FAIR: There will be a meeting next Thursday 27th September at 8.00pm in St. Richard’s Hall to discuss plans for this year’s Christmas Fair. If you would like to be involved please come along.

VACANCY FOR SCHOOL RECEPTIONIST: St. Richard’s RC Primary School, Longsight have a vacancy for a School Receptionist. Grade and Salary: Grade 2 Point 8-11 depending on experience. £16,626 – £17,007p.a. FTE. Hours: 35hrs per week term time only. Monday – Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm. Application forms, job description available from the school or website. Completed application should be returned to Fr. Dever, Chair of Governors, St. Richard’s, Presbytery, Sutcliffe Ave, M12 5TN. Closing date: 12noon Monday 24th September 2018. Interview date: Monday 1st October 2018.

Friday 28th September – 7.30pm – till late at The Irish World Heritage Centre, Cheetham Hill, M8 0AE. Tickets £10 p.p. which includes hot food. Tickets available from I.C.C. Office on (0161) 205 9105 or Eventbrite on Come and enjoy all the fun of a day at the races without the worry of bad weather.

Greater M/c Police Male Voice Choir next Thursday, 27th September at 7.30pm. Cost £4 including tea/coffee & biscuits.
Race Night on Friday 12th October at 7.30pm. If anyone would like to buy a horse please leave your details at the Reception desk or speak to Joan on 273 4147 for details. Admission £1 including race programme.

Loreto College, Chichester Road South, M15 5PB.
Saturday 6th October between 10.00am – 1.00pm
Sunday 14th October between 10.00am – 1.00pm
(Telephone 0161 226 5156)
Xaverian College, Lower Park Road, M14 5RB
Saturday 6th October between – 10.30am – 2.00pm
Sunday 14th October between – 10.30am – 2.00pm
(Telephone 0161 224 1781)

BINGO: Every Sunday at 8pm in the Lounge area of the parish community centre. Everyone Welcome.

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!