Sunday 26th January 2020

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. Laurence Gambella, Tel. 0161 224 1895 Assistant Priest & Hospital Chaplain & Fr. Martin Dowd, Tel. 0161 225 9840 Chaplain to the Central M/c Hospitals.

“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”

26th January to 1st February 2020

Sunday 26th January
9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s – 11am Mass at St. Mary’s
6.30pm Reception of the Body of Paul McHugh at St. Mary’s

Monday 27th January
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
10am Funeral Mass for Paul McHugh at St. Mary’s
7pm Reception of the Body of Doreen French at St. Mary’s

Tuesday 28th January
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
3pm Funeral Mass for Doreen French at St. Mary’s

Wednesday 29th January
10am Funeral Mass for Julia Devlin at St. Mary’s

Thursday 30th January
9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s
7pm Reception of the Body of Rose O/Brien at St. Mary’s

Friday 31st January
10am Funeral Mass for Rose O’Brien at St. Mary’s

Saturday 1st February
10.00am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at St. Mary’s
11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s
5.00pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s

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

Feast of the Week
Monday 27th January: Saint Angela Merici, Virgin
Tuesday 28th January: Saint Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor
Friday 31st January: Saint John Bosco, Priest

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Janet Carroll, Pauline Brown, Bill Henderson, Nellie Ferris, Barbara Williams, Kathleen Grimes, Noreen Varley, Maureen Kennedy, Sadie McMenamin, John Harte, Pat & Patricia Gallogly, Paddy McNallion, Willie John Kerrigan, Margaret Coyle, Patricia Maguire, Margaret Regan, Mary McDermott, Simon & Gillian Bryant, Kathleen McGuigan, Hannah Walsh, Finn Collins, Mary McGlade, Gary Jameson, Julie Mulrennan, Ken Ward, John Collins, Margaret Sweeney, Veronica Curran, Mary Dunne, Irene McCarroll, Kathleen Cartwright, Sadie Deeney. 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. Paul McHugh, Michael McGee, Doreen French, Julia Devlin, Rose O’Brien, Kathleen Peermohamed, Erin Kirby, Margaret Towey (Month’s Mind).

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Tom & Ann McGuire, Kathleen Connor, Bridie & Tommie Cassidy, Tommy Kennedy.
Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.

ROTAS THIS WEEKEND – 25th/26th January
Eucharist Minister: Saturday 6.30pm Mass
Sean Foy, Mary Reilly.
Eucharist Ministers – Sunday 11am Mass
Debbie Kells, George Stenson, Fiona Keane,
Jackie O’Donnell, Sheila Donelon.
Sunday Readers – Fiona Keane, Udochi Nwobudo, Ann Charles
Offertory Counting Team – Group 1
D. Donnelly, J. Donnelly

CARITAS (Diocese of Salford): Caritas Sunday is celebrated this Sunday, 26th January. Caritas is asking all parishioners to support the goal of a 2020 with NobodyLeftBehind and to help House the Homeless, Build Stronger Families and Communities, and Welcome Refugees The second collection this weekend will allow Caritas Diocese of Salford to continue important work in our parishes and across the Diocese.

CONCERT FOR ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY: Levenshulme Baptist Church, Elmsworth Avenue, M19 3NS on Saturday 22nd February at 2pm. Light Classical Entertainment –Free (with retiring collection). Craft items for sale plus free refreshments.

WALSINGHAM PILGRIMAGE: There are 3 Twin Rooms still available for 30th April – 2nd May 2020. Cost £195 per person which includes Bed, Breakfast and Evening Meal, as well as an excursion to Wells on Sea. Contact Phil Mahon on 07940 199564 a.s.a.p.

Led by Rt. Rev. John Arnold from 31st July – 6th August (6 Nights). Travel by Air from Manchester. Return flights to Lourdes direct from Manchester, 6 nights’ accommodation at your chosen hotel, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner served each day. For further information contact Joe Walsh Tours Pilgrimages on (0161) 820 8790 or

Accountant: Appointment Type: Full time, permanent
Working Hours: 35 hours per week, worked Monday to Friday
Location: Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP
Salary: Competitive based on skills and experience
Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 3rd February 2020.
Contact Hannah Howard/Human Resources Manager. Tel. 817 2222

Self-contained one bedroom flat for rent. Newly decorated, own shower, toilet and kitchen. Quiet house, suit respectable middle aged gent. References required. Tel. 0161 224 2339 for further details.

ST. RICHARD’S COFFEE MORNING is held every Wednesday in the Sacristy after the 9.15am morning Mass.

LEGION OF MARY GROUP: Meet each Thursday after the 9.30am Mass in St. Mary’s Meeting Room. Everyone Welcome.

BINGO every Sunday night in St. Mary’s Parish Centre. Eyes down at 8pm. Come along and join us for a fun filled evening.

Please take a copy of the newsletter home to remind you of the times of services and events during the coming week. 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!