Sunday 24th June 2018

PARISH OF SAINT ROBERT OF NEWMINSTER
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: Canon David Ryder – Tel. 0161 225 9840 Chaplain Central Manchester General Hospitals & Fr. Laurence Gambella, Tel. 0161 224 1895 Asst. Priest & Hospital Chaplain.

THE NATIVITY OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST
“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”

MASS TIMES DURING THE WEEK

SUNDAY 24th JUNE
9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s.
11.00am Thanksgiving Mass at St. Mary’s
for all the First Holy Communion Children
followed by Communion Breakfast.

MONDAY 25th JUNE
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

TUESDAY 26th JUNE
9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

WEDNESDAY 27th JUNE
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

THURSDAY 28th JUNE
9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

FRIDAY 29th JUNE – Holy Day of Obligation
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
7.00pm Mass at St. Mary’s

SATURDAY 30th JUNE
11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s
5.00pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s

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

Feasts of the Week
Wed. 27th June: Saint Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop & Doctor
Thurs.28th June: Saint Irenaeus, Bishop & Martyr
Fri. 29th June: SAINTS PETER AND PAUL, APOSTLES
Sat. 30th June: The First Martyrs of the Holy Roman Church

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Seamus Gallogly, Nellie O’Dowd, Philip Snape, Owen Bartlett, Carl McGlynn, Sheila Phillips, Paula Halfpenny, Alex Roberts, Niall Henderson, Margaret Timoney, Pauline Thomas, Joe Toth. 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.
John O’Boyle. Mary Regan, Frances Roberts, Eamonn O’Reilly, Agnes Gafney.

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Peter Coleman, John Hunt, Sheila Ann Fitzgerald, John McGoldrick, Norah Stevens.

Birthday Remembrance: Lauren Catherine Wrynne
Special Intention: Lucy Rebecca Osborne

PETER’S PENCE COLLECTION NEXT WEEKEND
During the Masses next weekend 30th June & 1st July, we will take the Peter’s Pence Collection, which provides Pope Francis with the funds he needs to carry out his charitable works around the world. The proceeds benefit our brothers and sisters on the margins of society, including victims of war, oppression, and disasters. Let’s help the Holy Father to help others! Your contribution, however small, is important.

FAREWELL CANON RYDER! As you know Fr. Ryder will be leaving us at St. Mary’s on Tuesday, 3rd July to take on the new challenge of becoming Assistant Priest at Ss Peter & Paul Parish, Pendleton. We all heartily wish Fr. Ryder much happiness and fulfilment in his new post. To mark this occasion there will be a get together in the parish social centre next Friday 29th June after the 7.00pm Mass. All are welcome to come along.

ST. MARY’S CAR PARK TEMPORARY CLOSED from next Tuesday 26th until Friday 29th June to all traffic. This is to facilitate some of the final works and will unfortunately mean that the car park will not be available. From Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th June there will be tarmac resurfacing work being carried out. On Thursday 28th June the work will consist of fresh line markings to mark the car parking bays and disabled bays. The work should be finished by Thursday 28th. The cost to the parish is £36,377.69p which includes VAT. Car park users are asked to please ensure they find alternative parking.

IRISH COMMUNITY CARE TUESDAY GROUP: Please note next Tuesday, 26th June the I.C.C. Social Group will not be available. The group will resume Tuesday 3rd July.

CLEANER REQUIRED FOR ST. RICHARD’S SCHOOL
Details: 16 hrs. per week. 2.45pm to 6.00pm Monday to Friday, all year round. Salary: Grade 1, Point 7 £16,495 pro-rata (£9.04 per hr.) Closing date 12noon on Thursday 29th June 2018. Application forms available from the school office. Paper applications should be returned to the Chair of Governors Fr. M. Dever, St. Richard’s Presbytery, Sutcliffe Ave, Longsight, M12 5TN

ST. RICHARD’S SUMMER FAIR (only 2 weeks away): The event will be held on Sunday, 8th July, in the Church Grounds. This event is one of our main fundraising events for our parish during the year. We are looking for gifts for the tombola and any other quality items you no longer need for our many stalls, plus donations for raffle prizes. The Summer Fair is a great social event for the parish, families and the wider community. Please support!
BINGO every Sunday at 8pm in the parish community centre.

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