Sunday 28th September 2014


St. Mary of the Angels & St. Clare, Elbow Street, Levenshulme, M19 3PY.

Tel. 248 8836

St. Richard’s Church, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN. Tel. 224 1498

Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever            SRCDT Registered Charity                    



Matthew 21: 28-32

Masses & Liturgy This Week


Monday 29th September

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s


Tuesday 30th September

9.15am Mass in St. Mary’s School


Wednesday 1st October

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

7.30pm Mass at St. Mary’s


Thursday 2nd October

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s


Friday 3rd October

11.00am Mass at St. Richard’s

CAFOD Harvest Fast Day


Saturday 4th October

11.00am Novena Mass at St. Mary’s

5.30pm First Mass of Sunday at St. Richard’s

6.30pm First Mass of Sunday at St. Mary’s


Sunday 5th October

9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s

11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s


Sacrament of Reconciliation

Saturday 11.30am to 12noon – St. Mary’s

Saturday 5.00pm to 5.20pm – St. Richard’s

Feasts of the Week

Monday 29th Sept. St Michael, St. Gabriel & St. Raphael

Tuesday 30th Sept. Saint Jerome, Priest & Doctor

Wed.1st Oct. St Thérése of the Child Jesus, Virgin & Doctor

Thursday 2nd Oct. The Holy Guardian Angels

Saturday 4th Oct. Saint Francis of Assisi


Pray for the sick and housebound especially for those who are known to you. 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

Sean Molloy, Owen Duffy, Theresa Morley


Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time Joseph Blain, Donal O’Keeffe, Dan Ahern, Johanna O’Connor, John Woronycz


Special Intention Breeze Curly


Birthday Remembrance Fr. Francis Occleston, Martin Bell



Friday, 3rd October is the CAFOD Harvest Fast Day. Our morning Mass will be at St. Richard’s Church at 11 o’clock, where children from our local primary schools will be present. 

Next weekend we will have a second collection for CAFOD in support of their wonderful work, when as well as praying for successful harvests for people in the developing world, we are asked to go without something to free up money to make a positive difference.



St. Mary’s  Holy Communion Programme will be starting shortly; if any child NOT attending St. Mary’s School wishes to enrol on the programme will you please contact Fiona Keane on 07748 516 898 or Sharon Wilson on 07921 840 827 as soon as possible so that their child can be registered.



Today, Sunday 28th September is to be set aside as a Day of Vatican FlagPrayer for the third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, scheduled to take place in Rome from 5th to 29th October to treat the topic: The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelisation.



The procession will take place on Saturday, 4th October at 10.30am starting from St. Edward’s Church, Rusholme and finishing at Platt Fields Park where the Right Rev. Bishop Brain will join the faithful in this celebration of faith. See poster on the notice board in the church porch.




MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING – You are all invited to join us after Mass today Sunday, 28th September in support of Macmillan Cancer Support. Cakes and refreshments will be available including bacon/sausage barm or toasted sandwich with tea/coffee.



IN LEVENSHULME Wednesday 1st OctoberIf you are aged 50 or over and live in Levenshulme and South Gorton, join us on 1st October from 11.30am – 2.30pm. You will be able to speak to representatives from a wide range of organisations such as –

  • Action on Hearing Loss
  • Manchester Carers’ Forum
  • Alzheimer’s Society
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
  • Self Help – Mental Health

There will be activities including dance, yoga, massage, music, Belle Vue reminiscence and more. From 1.30pm afternoon tea will be served. See poster in the church porch.


CHRISTMAS FAIRSunday 7th December

Volunteers required – for people to set up and tidy up after the fair. Also people who can help man stalls. If you can offer any help no matter how small please put your name and phone number on the list at the back of Church and we will contact you nearer the time.

Donations of Toiletries, Bric-a-Brac, Fancy Goods, Bottles, Games, Books plus items for our Father Christmas’ Grotto.  Your support is needed to help make our Christmas Fair a great success. A box can be found at the back of church for any donations. Thank you



Items for the Parish Bulletin can be left at the Presbytery or emailed to by Thursday midday at the latest. The weekend bulletin is published on Friday mornings.