Sunday, 27th August – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time


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. Tel no. 0161 843 6907 – resident at St. Mary’s Presbytery

Hospital Chaplain: Fr. Martin Dowd – resident at St Mary’s Presbytery



Times of Masses 27 August – 2 September

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 9:30am St Mary’s Mass
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



Feasts of the Week
Monday 28th St Augustine, Bishop & Doctor of the Church
Tuesday 29th The Passion of St John the Baptist
Friday 1st St Edmund Arrowsmith, Priest & Martyr

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, Jessie Reilly,  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, Gary Pereira, Peggy Sweeney 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: Lindsay Carey, Mary Geoghegan, Rita Dolan, Peter Kinear, Gerard Hanbury, Marian Farmer, Margherita Polverino

Anniversaries: Patrick Doyle, Kathleen Molly, Pat Scally, John Cahill, Tommy Nolan, Celia Wallace, Mother Anthony, Ann Black, Seamus Joseph Gallegly, Nora Keane

Birthday: James Henry, Bernard Nwaiwu

Special intentions: James Collins

The new Parish Administrator is available in the Parish Office on Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:00 to 12:00


If you know of anyone who wishes to receive Holy Communion at home, can you ask them or help them to contact our parish office on 0161 248 8836 or email:

HIRE OF ST. MARY’S COMMUNITY CENTRE: The centre is available for private functions such as wedding and funeral receptions, christenings, birthday parties (over 21), meetings and conferences. For full details please contact Jennifer on 07538 474 321

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.

YOUR PARISH NEEDS YOU! Volunteers required.          

We would welcome someone who could take on responsibility for arranging the church flowers. If you think this could be you, please speak to Fr Boniface. Thank you for sharing your time and talent to make our Masses a shared celebration of community!


For all Eucharistic Ministers: there will be a meeting on Sunday 27 August at 4.30pm, at St Mary’s Presbytery.

For all Readers of the Parish: there will be a meeting on Sunday 3 September at 6.30pm, at St Mary’s Presbytery.


Enjoy a bingo session every Sunday at 8.00pm at St Mary’s Hall, Elbow Street. All welcome.