Sunday 28th April 2024 5th Sunday of Easter

Parochial Administrator: Fr. Kris Louis Aneke, MSP – resident at St. Mary’s Presbytery

Tel no. 0161 843 6907



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




Friday 10:00 St Richard’s Funeral 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



Pray for the Sick and Housebound at this time,

 Eileen Tiernan, Joyce McLean, Delia Regan, Mia O’Connor, George O’Connor, Becky Lester, Patrick Rogers, Molly McGoldrick,  Ray Sweeney, Rob Stuart, Lucy Murphy, John Maskell, Alisha Malone,  Maise Callaghan, Damien Hegarty, John Tunney, John Reynolds, Mary Callaghan,  Sarah & Stacey Todd, Bryne Lynch, Kathleen McGuigan, Maureen Kennedy,  Margaret McAteer, Frank Kelly, Jackson Giles, Anna Kerrigan, , Judy Miller, Alan Smith, Christine Jackson, Irene Rice, Karen Rice, Keith and Linda Marshal, Thomas Fitzgerald, Mary Brennan, Louise Marshal, Jim McGlynn, Declan Coyle, Paul and Kath McIlvenny, Maria Morrissey, Anne Leavey, Lee Hegarty, John Coyne. Elizabeth Brennan. Veronica Curran. John Monaghan. Patricia McGuire. Winnie and Paul McDermott,. Mary Reilly. Mary McGlade. Dymphna Foy. Joe Furey


May the Good Lord strengthen and comfort them. Pray also for all who care for the sick and for the elderly of our Parish


Grant eternal rest to all those who have died recently:

Frances Fanning. Evelyn Murphy.

 Janet Kenyon funeral on 10.5.24 at 10:30 at St Catherine’s Church


Anniversaries: Maureen Woods (3rd)

Special Intention: Dymphna Foy (sick) Joe Furey

Birthday remembrance: Maureen Woods. Renee Kane. Maureen Walkin


  1. The Parish Summer Fair will be held in St Marys Hall on 30th June after 11am Mass.

Please start thinking about any Donations for raffle prizes, Tombola, and brick-a- brack. Any donations may be left at the back of Church after the Masses. Thank you

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 14th May at 7pm to progress the organisation for the Summer Fair, everyone is welcome to attend if they can offer some help.

  1. Our piety stall has gifts for First Holy Communion, rosary beads, prayer books and cards for all Holy occasions.
  2. On Sunday we welcome Bishop Arnold to our Parish, to celebrate Confirmation. We also welcome back Fr Boniface to assist in this celebration
  3. Can those that have completed the Parish Questionnaires please place them in the box at the back of church. If you haven’t completed a form yet please take one and return it next week.
  4. Wednesday starts the month of May, which is the Month dedicated to Our Blessed Mother Mary. Before each Mass during May we hope to say the Rosary. If anyone would like to lead the Rosary on any day please speak to Fr.
  5. NB. Fr will have no help in the office the week commencing 4th May. Therefore if anyone knows they have Mass intentions for the week 4th-12th May please will you place your requests in the white post box before Thursday 2nd May, write the date you would like Mass to be offered please.
  6. Cafod request we question our local political candidates to determine if they are committed to tackling issues such as poverty and injustice. Please visit for more information.
  7. Tuesday 30th April is the Day of Prayer for Survivors and victims of abuse. At 6pm on Tuesday 30th April Bishop John will celebrate Mass to mark this Day at St. Patrick’s, Livesey Street. Collyhurst.
  8. There are some job vacancies in the diocese, look at

for more information

  1. Helpers are required to make refreshments for volunteers who are coming on June 14th to prepare St Mary’s Church gardens for summer
  2. Information on Talks on the Constitutions of Vatican II

  1. There is no  Active Retirement Group gathering on 2nd MAy as the HAll is used as a Polling Station.
  3. Finally if you would like an inspiring story to read please look at