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. Laurence Gambella, Hospital Chaplain and Fr. Martin Dowd, Chaplain to the Central Manchester Hospital.
Sunday 26th September 2021
TWENTY SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”
COVID-19: Church Guidance: We are still required to sign in with name and contact number for Test, Track and Trace purposes. Please sanitise hands on entering and leaving Church. All those who attend church are strongly encouraged to wear a face mask.
CHURCH MASS & SERVICES TIMES
From Sunday 26th Sept. to Saturday 2nd October
Sunday 26th. 9.30am at St. Richard’s – 11am at St. Mary’s
Monday 27th: 9.15am at St. Richard’s
Tues. 28th: 9.30am at St. Mary’s
Wed. 29th: 9.15am at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Reception of the Body of Grace Ryan at St. Mary’s
Thurs. 30th: 12noon Funeral Mass for Grace Ryan/St .Mary’s
Friday 1st: 9.15am at St. Richard’s
Saturday 2nd: 11am Mass at St. Mary’s
5,00pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
on Saturday’s at 10am at St. Mary’s
Feasts of the Week
Monday: St Vincent de Paul, Priest
Tuesday: St Wenceslaus, Martyr
Wednesday: Ss Michael, Gabriel & Raphael, Archangels
Thursday: St Jerome, Priest and Doctor
Friday: St Thérése of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor
Saturday: The Holy Guardian Angels
Pray for the Sick and Housebound and all those who are suffering from the coronavirus and others who are sick at this time, including Martin Walsh, Sr. Philomena, Frank Kelly, Jackson Giles, Joe Micalef, Jim Hynes, Anna Kerrigan, Margaret McAteer, Maria Valgamilli, Judy Miller, Alan Smith, Sarah Mitchell, Miller, Steve Kerrigan, George O’Connor, Mia O’Connor, Eileen Regan, Mary McGlade, Benny Woods, Christine Jackson, Mary Dunne, Jackie Clare. May the Good Lord strengthen and comfort them. Pray also for all who care for the sick.
Lately Dead: Grace Ryan, Mary McGee, Elaine McGuire, Una McLaughlin, Catherine Burke, Michael & Maureen Bourke
Anniversaries: Ken Lawson, Paddy Walsh, Kathleen Hamilton
Special Int. Kathleen Ruane, John & Philomena Johnson, Madeleine Taylor.
If you wish to switch from a weekly envelope to a standing order, please just provide your bank with the following details: Payee: The Salford Diocesan Trust St Robert of Newminster. Sort Code: 20 55 34 Account No. 40101222.
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CATHOLIC?
We will be running a course for anyone interested in becoming a Catholic. The course is part of the process known as the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) and is for anyone who knows they would like to become a Catholic, thinks they may want to become a Catholic or would just like to learn more about the Catholic faith, whether they are already Catholic or not. The course will begin sometime in October and run until Easter. It will be held on Wednesday evenings at 7.15pm in the Meeting Room of St. Mary’s Presbytery. Please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone Marie Sartini on 07423 154 363 if you would like further information
CAFOD Fast Day: This is on Friday 1st October, and there is a special emphasis this year on helping those most effected by Climate Change. Envelopes are available at the back of church for your donation. Please return your envelopes next weekend.
ST. MARY’S ACTIVE RETIREMENT GROUP
We are pleased to welcome back all members, old and new to our weekly group starting on Thursday 14th October from 12.30pm – 2.30pm in St. Mary’s Parish Centre. Everyone welcome, so come along, rekindle friendships and make new friends. FREE admission, including Music, Bingo, Raffles including light refreshments.
Those attending need to be aware of the clear signage within the Parish Hall and follow all protocols regarding hand sanitising, wearing face mask, ventilation (so please wear warm clothing) and track and trace (in compliance with data protection).
SUNDAY BREAKFAST TO RESUME
St. Mary’s Sunday Breakfast will be served between 12noon and 1.00pm on 17th October after the 11 o’clock Mass. Toast/Bacon Barm served with cup of tea. New Volunteers required. Anyone interested in being part of a team to help with the Sunday Breakfast please come along and see one of the people in the kitchen on that Sunday after Mass.
HIRE OF ST. MARY’S PARISH CENTRE
The centre is available for private functions such as Wedding Receptions, Christenings, Conferences and Meetings. Over 21st Birthday Parties and Funeral Receptions. Competitive prices available. For further details contact Jenny on 07538 474 321.
WEEKLY NEWSLETTER: Please pass on a copy of the weekly newsletter to a neighbour or anyone who you know who is sick or housebound.
LEVENSHULME SELF CONTAINED FURNISHED FLATLET FOR RENT (Only suitable for one person). Newly decorated, own shower and toilet, own kitchen. Suit respectable middle aged gentleman. Reference required. Tel. 0161 224 2339 after 6.30pm.
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