Sunday 29th October 2017

SAINT ROBERT OF NEWMINSTER PARISH
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 3PY and St. Richard, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN
Resident at St. Mary’s Presbytery: Assistant Priest & Hospital Chaplain: Fr. Laurence Gambella Tel. 0161 224 1895 and Canon David Ryder – Tel. 0161 225 9840 Chaplain Central M/c General Hospitals

Sunday 29th October 2017
30th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”

MASS TIMES DURING THE WEEK
SUNDAY 29th OCTOBER
9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s.
11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s

MONDAY 30th OCTOBER
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Reception of the body of Eugene Shields
at St. Mary’s

TUESDAY 31st OCTOBER
9.00am Funeral Mass for Eugene Shields at St. Mary’s

WEDNESDAY 1st NOVEMBER – ALL SAINTS
Holy Day of Obligation
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
7.00pm Mass at St. Mary’s

THURSDAY 2nd NOVEMBER – ALL SOULS
Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed
9.30am Mass St. Mary’s
7.00pm Mass at St. Richard’s

FRIDAY 3rd NOVEMBER
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

SATURDAY 4th NOVEMBER
11.00am Mass of Remembrance 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
Wednesday 1st November: ALL SAINTS
Thursday 2nd November: The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed.
Friday 3rd November: Saint Martin de Porres, Religious
Saturday 4th November: Saint Charles Borromeo, Bishop

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially James Prendergast, Margaret McCarrick, Liam Pennington, Carl McGlynn, Jeanette Orbison, Alex Roberts, John Heenan and Eileen Glenney. 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.
Eugene Shields, Nora McGrath

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Flann Griffin, Marie Brady, John & Bridget Donelon, Cynthia Leather, Patrick Lyons, Bernard Whittaker.

MASS TIMES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY NEXT WEEK:
Wednesday 1st November – ALL SAINTS
Morning Mass 9.15am at St. Richard’s
Evening Mass 7.00pm at St. Mary’s
Thursday 2nd November – HOLY SOULS
Morning Mass 9.30am at St. Mary’s
Evening Mass 7.00pm at St. Richard’s

MASS OF REMEMBRANCE: St. Mary’s Mass of Remembrance will be celebrated next Saturday, 4th November at 11am. During this very special parish celebration we prayerfully remember all our deceased parishioners and all whose funerals were celebrated in St. Mary’s during the past 12 months. (November 2016 to October 2017). After Mass light refreshments will be served in the parish centre.
We also devote the month of November to remembering not only our own loved ones who have died but “all who have gone before us marked with the sign of Faith.” A box will be available at the back of church for you to place the names of your loved ones in. It will be brought up with the offertory gifts on Sundays, and all whose names are in it will be remembered throughout the month of November.

6.30PM MASS SATURDAY 4th NOVEMBER: We will be joined at this Mass by two visiting choirs. The Choir of St. Peter’s and the Choir of Bethsham Tabernacle. Some of the singing will begin at 5.45pm before the Mass at 6.30pm.

MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSE DATES 2018
Would all couples contemplating marriage next year please note the dates of the One Day Courses at Marriage Care, Manchester for 2018? (All Saturdays).
 20th January 24th February
 24th March 28th April
 7th July 6th October
Couples wishing to check availability on their preferred course date(s) should telephone 0800 389 3801 or 01159 933255 or email: appointments@marriagecare.org.uk giving the date of your wedding.

CHRISTMAS DRAW RAFFLE TICKETS are available at the back of church. It would be appreciated if you could take some tickets to sell to your family and friends. The draw will take place on Sunday 17th December after the 11 o’clock Mass in St. Mary’s Community Centre. All tickets and money to be returned to St. Richard’s or St. Mary’s by Thursday 14th December at the latest. Please do your best to support your parish.

ST. MARY’S COMMUNITY CENRE: All enquiries regarding the hire of the community centre to be made to Jennifer Jones on 07538 474 321.

BINGO every Sunday in the lounge area of St. Mary’s Community Centre. Bingo starts at 8pm. Come and join us for a fun filled evening where you could be the lucky winner.

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