Sunday 29th April 2018

PARISH OF SAINT ROBERT OF NEWMINSTER
Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever – Tel. 0161 224 1498
Resident at St. Richard’s Presbytery, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN
Churches: St. Mary of the Angels & St. Clare, Elbow St, Levenshulme, M19 3P
St. Richard, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN
Resident at St. Mary’s Presbytery: Canon David Ryder – Tel. 0161 225 9840 Chaplain Central M/c General Hospitals & Fr. Laurence Gambella, Tel. 0161 224 1895 Asst. Priest & Hospital Chaplain.

FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”

MASS TIMES DURING THE WEEK

SUNDAY 29th APRIL
9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s.
11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s

MONDAY 30th APRIL
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

TUESDAY 1st MAY
9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

WEDNESDAY 2nd MAY
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

THURSDAY 3rd MAY
9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

FRIDAY 4th MAY
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

SATURDAY 5th MAY
11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s
5.00pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s

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

Feasts of the Week
Monday 30th April: Saint Pius V, Pope
Tuesday 1st May: Saint Joseph the Worker
Wednesday 2nd May: Saint Athanasius, Bishop & Doctor
Thursday 3rd May: Saints Philip and James, Apostles
Friday 4th May: The English Martyrs

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Paddy Moore, Rose, Mary & John McElhill, Owen Bartlett, Carl McGlynn, Sheila Phillips, Paula Halfpenny, Alex Roberts, Niall Henderson, Margaret Timoney, Pauline Thomas, James Toh, Barbara Latter and Willie Cronin. 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.
Mary Dinan, Pauline Franey, Colin Hennessey (Month’s Mind), Sean Gavin (Month’s Mind).

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Annie Woods, Catherine Leddy, Sean Walsh, Tommy McCreery, John & Sarah McKenna, Frank & Margaret Coyle.

CHARITY DANCE: Friday 11th May in the Parish Social Centre. Dancing to Pat Jordan and J.I.B. Disco. Tickets on sale after Mass this weekend. All proceeds in aid of The Christie.

RACE NIGHT: Friday 25th May in the Parish Social Centre. Doors open at 7pm. Free Admission. Licensed Bar plus Raffles. Come along for a fun evening.

CONCERT FOR CHRISTIAN AID: Friday 18th May at 7.30pm in Levenshulme Baptist Church, Elmsworth Avenue. Light Classics with Bill & Andrea Watson & friends. Free Refreshments (with retiring collection).

VOCATIONS WEEKEND FOR YOUNG WOMEN 20s/30s
Theme: Discerning God’s Call in my life
Dates: 25th-27th May 2018 Location: Liverpool
The weekend is organized by the sisters, Faithful Companions of Jesus (FCJ). There will be input from the FCJ sisters on different aspects of vowed life, and time for prayer, reflection and discussion with other young women who are also considering a vacation to religious life. It’s an opportunity to live community life for a weekend and meet some sisters!
For more information contact Sr. Lynne fcJ at lynnefcj@hotmail.com or visit website www.fcjsisters.org.

CLEANER REQUIRED FOR ST. RICHARD’S R.C. PRIMARY SCHOOL: 16 hours per week, 2.45pm to 6.00pm Monday to Friday, all year round. Temporary contract initially to 31.12.2018 with possibility of becoming permanent. Salary Grade 1, Scale Point 7 £15,420 pro-rata. Closing date: 12noon Friday 4th May 2018. Shortlisting: Friday 4th May – you will be contacted by telephone if you are shortlisted. Interview date: Wednesday 9th May 2018. Application forms available from the school office. C.V.s cannot be accepted. Tel. 0161 224 5552. E-mail: admin@st-richards.manchester.sch.uk Completed paper applications should be returned to the Chair of Governors Fr. M. Dever, St. Richard’s Presbytery, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN.

ST. MARY’S SOCIAL CENTRE is available for parties and other celebratory functions including a fully licensed bar. Contact Jenny Jones on 07538 474 321 for full details.

BINGO every Sunday evening in St. Mary’s Social Centre. Bingo starts at 8pm. Come along and join us for a fun filled evening.

Items for the newsletter including Mass Intentions can be left at the Parish Office Tel. 0161 248 8836 or emailed to info@stmaryslevenshulme.co.uk by Thursday midday. The weekend newsletter is published on Friday mornings!