Sunday 26th August 2018

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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”

26th August – 1st 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 27th (Bank Holiday) – 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
                                                   – 9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

Tuesday 28th – 9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s
Wednesday 29th – 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Thursday 30th – 10am Mass at St. Mary’s for Philip Snape
                             A Celebration of his life.
Friday 31st – 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Saturday 1st Sept – Mass in St. Mary’s at 11.00am
1.00pm Nuptial Mass at St. Mary’s for Wayne Barker and Rebecca Lyons

After Morning Mass on Saturday at St. Mary’s 11.30am-12noon
Before Vigil Mass on Saturday evening at St. Richard’s 4.30pm – 4.50pm

Feasts of the Week
Mon. 27th August: Saint Monica
Tues. 28th August: Saint Augustine, Bishop & Doctor
Wed. 29th August: The Passion of Saint John the Baptist
Thurs. 30th August: Saints Margaret Clitherow, Anne Line and Margaret Ward, Martyrs.
Fri. 31st August: Saint Aidan and Saints of Lindisfarne
Sat. 1st Sept. Saint Edmund Arrowsmith, Priest and Martyr

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Hannah Walsh, Eileen Dolt, Alan Mullahy, Seamus Gallogly, Philip Snape, 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.
Philip Snape, Lucy Flanagan, Eddie Bell, Bridget O’Carroll, Kathleen Molloy, Stephen Sebire, Chris Skinner, Mick Howard, Jimmy Collins, Margaret Tolan, Frank Hartnet.

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. James Hegarty, Nora Greenwood, Stella Walsh, Mariamma and Uthuppu, Patrick Griffin, Eileen Walsh.
Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.

BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY: Cemetery Masses at Moston and Wardley on Monday 27th August at 11am.

ANNUAL ROSARY & HYMNS: Platt Fields at Grangethorpe Road entrance on Saturday 8th September at 3pm. Ice Cream free. If wet – event will be in marquee. Gospel singer Tom McCourt. For further details contact Sara Mitchel on (0161) 431 0410.

RETREAT FOR PARISH HOPE IN THE FUTURE TEAMS: Saturday 22nd September 2018 at St. Bede’s College, Manchester, M16 8HX 10.00am – 3.00pm.
Keynote Speaker – Fr. Chris Gorton.
Small Groups on a range of Prayer & Spirituality.
Holy Hour led by Bishop John.
Register by email:
or telephone 0161 817 2222 (ext.246).

JOY: THE SURPRISE OF THE GOSPEL: Saturday 6th October 2018 10.00am – 5.00pm at Salford Cathedral and Centre. Joy: the Surprise of the Gospel is a Scripture Festival. The day is designed to offer a taste of scripture to a wide range of people across the North of England. As well as keynote speakers who will bring insights into how the scriptures offer us joy and hope, there will be a variety of workshops for people to explore the Bible in different ways. Only £5 per person registration fee. Book online at: See poster.

MARIAN PROCESSION 2018: Saturday. 6th October at 10.30am St. Edward’s Church, Rusholme, M14 5SG. Bishop John Arnold will be walking with us.

DIOCESE OF SALFORD YOUTH PILGRIMAGE TO ROME: Led by Bishop John Arnold. Date: 16th-23rd February 2019 Cost: £690 including flights, full board accommodation and insurance. Age: 18+. For more details contact Tracey Ward on 0161 817 2222 ext.252. See poster.

KERALA FLOODS: SVP APPEAL: As you’ve seen in the media, terrible floods have been taking place in Kerala in southern India. Hundreds of people have been killed and many more are missing; countless homes have been washed away, and the monsoon season is set to continue until early September. The leading Catholic volunteering charity, the St. Vincent de Paul Society (SVP), is very active there and they are doing great work in helping the victims. However, they desperately need funds. Please contribute to the SVP’s Kerala appeal. To donate visit, or telephone 020 7703 3030 or send cheques made out to SVP (write ‘Kerala appeal’ on the back) to SVP, Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JB.

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

ST. RICHARD’S COFFEE MORNING held each Wednesday in the Sacristy after the 9.15am Mass. All 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.