SAINT ROBERT OF NEWMINSTER PARISH
Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever – Tel. 0161 224 1498
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. Martin Dowd, Chaplain to the Central Manchester Hospital
Sunday 24th April 2022
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER – DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY
“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”
TIMES OF MASSES AND SERVICES
Sunday: 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s – 11am Mass at St. Mary’s
Monday: 10.30am Funeral Mass for Patrick Byrne/St. Mary’s
Tuesday: 9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s
Wednesday: 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Thursday: 9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s
Friday: 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Saturday: 10am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
followed by 11am Mass at St. Mary’s
Vigil Mass: 5pm at St. Richard’s & 6.30pm at St. Mary’s
NUPTIAL MASS on Saturday 30th April at 1pm at St. Mary’s between Kieran Monaghan and Katrina O’Donnell
CONFESSIONS: Saturday 11.30am – 12 noon at St. Mary’s
Saturday 4.30pm to 4.50pm at St. Richard’s
Feasts of the Week
Monday: St. Mark, Evangelist
Tuesday: St. George, Martyr and Patron of England
Thursday: St Peter Chanel, Priest and Martyr
Friday: St Catherine of Siena, Virgin and Doctor of the Church
Saturday: St Pius V, Pope
Pray for the Sick and Housebound and all those who are suffering from the coronavirus and others who are sick at this time, including Sarah & Stacey Todd, Tom Dunne, Nancy Boyle, Bryne Lynch, Michael Browne, Mike Clyne, Kathleen McLaughlin, Margaret Cawley, Kathleen McGuigan, Maureen Kennedy, Kathleen Durkan, Neville Wright, Graham Edwards, Karl McGlynn, Steven Teague, Margaret McAteer, Frank Kelly, Jackson Giles, Joe Micalef, Jim Hynes, Anna Kerrigan, Maria Valgamilli, Judy Miller, Alan Smith, Sarah Mitchell, Mary Regan, Mary McGlade, Christine Jackson.
Please inform the Parish Office if anyone needs to be taken off this list.
Lately Dead: Michael Corley, Patrick Byrne, Mary Dunne, Pascal Fitzpatrick, Dorothy Casey, Francis ‘Bob’ Dolan.
Anniversary: Martin Keane, Albert Thomas, Angela Thomas, Fr. Pat Keane, Lily Dunne.
FROM THE DIOCESE: Caritas Diocese of Salford response to war in Ukraine. As we prepare for the arrival of Ukrainian people arriving in Salford Diocese, we have included a Donate Button to our updates on the website: https://www.caritassalford.org.uk/ukraine-crisis/ Funds raised will be available to individuals and groups hosting people to provide the practical support (e.g. purchase items left behind) and to facilitate support, advice and signposting.
ENGLISH CATHOLIC HISTORY ASSOCIATION
Visit to Wardley Hall, Salford on Wednesday 4th May 2022. Wardley Hall is the residence of the Bishop of Salford and has close associations with the 17th Century martyr, St. Ambrose Barlow. The address is: Wardley Hall, Wardley Hall Road, Worsley, M28 2ND. The tour will commence at 11am and last about 90 minutes. It will include refreshments. There is minimal disabled access i.e. no lift to the upper floors. Charge: £10 (students £5) payable on the day. Places are limited, booking is essential. Please email the organiser: email@example.com. All Welcome.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION DATES IN OUR PARISH
First Holy Communion Mass for the children of St. Mary’s Primary School will be on Sunday 15th May at 1pm at St. Mary’s.
First Holy Communion Mass for the children of St. Richard’s Primary School will take place on Thursday 19th May at 6.30pm at St. Richard’s (1st Group) and on Thursday 26th May at 6.30pm at St Richard’s (2nd Group).
Please pray for all our children as they begin their journey of faith as full partakers in the Eucharist.
2022 SALFORD LOURDES PILGRIMAGE
From Friday 29th July to Thursday 4th August.
Full details, including travel and accommodation pricing, insurance details and volunteer application forms are now available on the pilgrimage website. Please visit www.dioceseofsalford.org.uk
ST. MARY’S OVER 50s CLUB
Will members please note that due to the parish hall being used as a Polling Station on Thursday, 5th May there will be NO club available on that date?
SELF CONTAINED FURNISHED FLATLET FOR RENT IN LEVENSHULME – Only suitable for one person).
Newly decorated, own shower and toilet, own kitchen. Suit respectable gentleman. References required. Tel. 0161 224 2339, after 6.30pm
Please take a copy of the newsletter home to remind you of the times of services and events during Holy Week. Please give 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday midday. The weekend newsletter is published on Friday mornings!