Sunday 26 November 2023 – Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe


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 26 November – 2 December

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 10am St Mary’s Requiem Mass – Cheryl Larkins
Friday 9:15am St Richard’s 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 – 26 Nov
Eucharistic Ministers Shelia Donelon & Jackie O’Donnell
Readers Imonina Kayoma & Harriet Kayoma

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.

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, Mary Brennan, Louise Marshal, Jim McGlynn. 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: Kevin Pendergast, Cheryl Larkins

Anniversaries: Frances Maher, Margaret Moran

Special intentions: Mary & Pat McCauley, Mary & Liam Carbery, Willi Ward, Annie & Eddie McMenamin, Teresa & Martin Walsh

Birthday: Wayne Shingler

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

We welcome Fr Churchill Emeghara who has been sent to assist Fr Boniface. We are very blessed to have two priests in our parish.

Breakfast after Mass. Every Sunday after Mass, there is a breakfast of sausage or bacon on toast, tea & coffee in the Hall. Everyone is welcome.

The ‘Big Listen’ stage of the Diocesan Synod comes to our parish in December. A collaborative journey that we ask you to join as we work together to live out our call to be missionary disciples.

Another Night of Music Nostalgia with the Frank Nelson Band on Tour from Co Roscommon, Saturday, 9th December 2023. Dancing 8.00 till late. Advance Ticket £8 or pay on the door.

Mass with the Apostolic Nuncio St Patrick’s Church, Livesey Street, Manchester, M4 5HF – Thursday 30th November 2023 at 6.30pm.

This month, His Excellency Archbishop Miguel Maury Buendía, Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain, will make a pastoral visit to our diocese. All are welcome to attend the Mass.

Candlelight Christmas Carol Concert Thursday 21 December, 7 – 8pm with refreshments from 8pm. Everyone welcome, bring your family and friends!

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).

Last meeting to discuss Christmas Fair will take place on Thursday, 30 November at 7pm in St Mary’s Presbytery.

Advent Cantata St Mary’s RC Church, Clive Road, Failsworth, M35 0NN, Saturday 2nd December 2023, 6pm. A much-loved choir is heading to a Failsworth parish. Join them for an evening of beautiful live liturgical music to welcome in the season of Advent. Tickets are £5 per adult and £1 per child.

MISSIO (RED BOXES). The 2024 Mission Today Calendar is available in the porch for all who support Missio and the Mill Hill Missionaries. If you have any donations please put in a bag or envelope bearing your name and address, and marked for the attention of Winnie O’Connor and either bring into church or put through the Presbytery letterbox. Please note all cheques should be name payable to APF MILL HILL MISSIONARIES. Any queries please phone Winnie on 07806 994 626.

Items for the newsletter can be left at the Parish Office Tel. 0161 248 8836 or emailed to by Friday midday.