Sunday 27th May 2018

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 3P
St. Richard Church, Sutcliffe Ave, Longsight, M12 5T
Resident at St. Mary’s Presbytery Canon David Ryder Chaplain Central M/c General Hospitals Tel. 0161 225 9840 and Fr. Laurence Gambella Hospital Chaplain & Asst. Priest Tel. 0161 224 1895




Mass Times During The Week          
St. Richards Church                     St. Mary’s Church 
Sunday 27th May 9.30am               Sunday 11.00am 
Monday 28th May 9.15am              Monday 9.30am 
Wednesday 30th May 9.15am       Tuesday 9.30am 
Friday 1st June 9.15am                  Thursday 9.30am 
Saturday 2nd June 5.00pm Vigil    Saturday 11.00am & 6.30pm Vigil

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

Pray for the Sick and housebound and those who are known to you especially Seamus Gallogly, , Ian Whalley, Owen Bartlett, Carl McGlynn, Sheila Phillips, Paul Halfpenny, Alex Roberts, Niall Henderson, Margaret Timoney, Pauline Thomas, Barbara Latter. May the Good lord strengthen and comfort them. Pray also for all who care for the sick.

Special Intention: Joe & family

Grant eternal rest to those who have died recently Mary Dinan, Mary Nelson, Michael McCarthy, Ian Wallace, Bried Carrington, Mary Campbell, Mrs. Farren.

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time Shay Brennan, Eileen Cawley, Sean Lyons, Bridie Ward.

Birthday Remembrance: Thomas Colleran, Sean Deay

BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY: Please note there will be morning Mass tomorrow (Monday 28th May) at both St. Richard’s at 9.15am and St. Mary’s at 9.30am.

ST. MARY’S GARDEN PARTY MEETING: There will be a meeting next Wednesday, 30th May at 8.00pm in the Parish Social Centre to organise a Summer Garden Party. Please try to come along and be part of the decision making.

ST. RICHARD’S SUMMER FAIR: The event will be held on Sunday, 8th July, starting at 12noon in the Church grounds. We do need donations of any items for the different stalls. Please do your best to bring in donations as soon as possible.

SUNDAY BREAKFAST: Bacon and Sausage Sandwiches, Toast, Tea or Coffee are provided after the Sunday 11.00am Mass in the Parish Social Centre. It is a great opportunity to come along and have a drink and a chat, meet friends and make new ones and learn about what is happening in the Parish.

CATHOLIC FELLOWSHIP DIAMOND JUBILEE 1958 – 2018 will be celebrated next Saturday 2nd June at 2pm at St. John the Evangelist, Salford Cathedral, 250 Chapel Street, Salford, M3 5LE. Mass will be celebrated by Bishop John Arnold followed by refreshments. Contact Jane on 0161 792 3628, 07708 151 331 or Cath on 0161 682 9140, 07949 200 304.

CELEBRATORY MASS FOR THE FEAST OF ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA on Wednesday, 13th June at 7.30pm at St. Antony’s Church, Trafford Park. All are welcome, bring friends and family. Light refreshments served in St. Antony’s Centre, Eleventh St, Trafford Park, M17 1JF afterwards. See poster at the back of Church

DAY TRIP TO YORK, Friday 21st August 2018 including a visit to St. Margaret Clitherows’ Home on The Shambles. Coach leaving St. Bernard’s Church at 8am, pickup at St. Mary’s Car Park at 8.15am, arriving back at 5.30pm. Cost £15. Anyone interested please contact Ann Tipper on 442 5259.

YOUTH PILGRIMAGE TO ROME led by Bishop John Arnold 16th-23rd February 2019. Cost £690 (including flights, full board accommodation and insurance). Age 18+. For more details please contact Tracy Ward on 0161 817 2222 ext. 252 or email

NORTHERN SHRINES OF FRANCE PILGRIMAGE 2019 from Sunday 26th May to Friday 31st May 2019. Cost £499 per person, single room extra £145. Travel Insurance £47 p.p. Visiting Rue de Bac (Miraculous Medal). Lisieux (Home of St. Teresa, Little Flower). Travel by luxury air conditioned coach, 2 nights B & B in Paris area, 3 nights’ dinner, bed & breakfast Hotel Kyriad, Lisieux. Deposit £100 by 21st September 2018. Contact Ann Tipper on 442 5259 to secure a place. Places are limited to 35.

BINGO every Sunday evening in the Parish Social Centre (Lounge Area). Starts at 8pm. Come along and join us.

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!