Sunday 29th July 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 3PY
St. Richard Church, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN
Resident at St. Mary’s Presbytery: Fr. Martin Dowd, Tel. 0161 225 9840 Chaplain to the Central M/c Hospitals and Fr. Laurence Gambella, Tel. 0161 224 1895 Asst. Priest & Hospital Chaplain.


“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”

29th July – 4th August 2018

Saturday Vigil Mass in St. Richard’s at 5.00pm
Saturday Vigil Mass in St. Mary’s at 6.30pm
Sunday Mass in St. Richard’s at 9.30am
Sunday Mass in St. Mary’s at 11.00am

Monday Mass in St. Richard’s at 9.15am
Tuesday Mass in St. Mary’s at 9.30am
Wednesday Mass in St. Richard’s at 9.15am
Thursday Mass in St. Mary’s at 9.30am
Friday Mass in St. Richard’s at 9.15am
Saturday Mass in St. Mary’s at 11.00am

After Morning Mass on Saturday at St. Mary’s
between 11.30am-12noon
Before Vigil Mass on Saturday evening at St. Richard’s
between 4.30pm – 4.50pm

Feasts of the Week
Mon. 30th July: Saint Peter Chrysologus, Bishop & Doctor
Tues. 31st July: Saint Ignatius of Loyola, Priest
Wed. 1st Aug. Saint Alphonsus Mary Liguori, Bishop & Doctor
Thurs. 2nd Aug. Saint Eusebius of Vercelli, Bishop
Sat. 4th Aug. Saint John Mary Vianney, Priest

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Alan Mullahy, Seamus Gallogly, Nellie O’Dowd, Philip Snape, Owen Bartlett, Carl McGlynn, Sheila Phillips, Paula Halfpenny, Alex Roberts, Margaret Timoney, Pauline Thomas, Joe Toth. 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. Thomas Moloney, John Joseph McGuire, Adorina Woronycz (Month’s Mind).

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Christina Dempsey, Thomas Keane, Christine Skeffington-Parsons, Anthony Murray, Pat Tracey.

Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.

There will be an appeal made by the Missionaries SMA Fathers in both Churches next weekend 4th/5th August. The appeals are for the support of missions in Africa and the support for the students in formation for the priesthood. Please be as generous as you can.

Many members of our community have a Red Box in their homes. It’s a way we support the Pope’s official charity for overseas mission and the Mill Hill Missionaries, Britain’s own missionary society. Thank you to everyone who is a Red Box member.
St. Mary’s Promoters will be calling round shortly to empty member’s red mission boxes. If there are any people who may not have had their box emptied for some time will you please either bring the box to Mass at the weekends and leave in the Sacristy or phone Wyn O’Connor on 248 8836 or 225 1195 and arrangements can be made for the box to be emptied.

Platt Fields at Grangethorpe Road entrance. Saturday 8th September at 3pm. Ice Cream free. If wet—event will be inside marquee. Gospel singer Tom McCourt. For more information contact Sarah Mitchell 0161 431 0410.

St. Mary’s Community Centre is in regular use and is available for hire. It is suitable for regular or one-off meetings for community groups, social groups, business and parties. For more information and to discuss room hire, please call Jennifer Jones on 07538 474 321 or visit our website to view Conditions of Hire and Booking Form.

BINGO held every Sunday at 8pm in the parish social centre.

ST. RICHARD’S COFFEE MORNING held each Wednesday in the Sacristy after the 9.15am Mass. All Welcome

LEGION OF MARY GROUP meet every Thursday in St. Mary’s Meeting Room after the morning Mass. New members most welcome.

Please take a copy of the bulletin home to remind you of the times of services and events during the coming week, and please take a copy to anyone you know who is sick or housebound.

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!