Sunday 2nd June 20129

Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever – Tel. 0161 224 1498
Resident at St. Richard’s Presbytery, Sutcliffe Ave, 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. Laurence Gambella, Tel. 0161 224 1895 Assistant Priest & Hospital Chaplain and Fr. Martin Dowd, Tel. 0161 225 9840 Chaplain to the Central M/c Hospitals.

SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTERWorld Communications Day

“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”

2nd to 8th June 2019

9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s … 11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

10.00am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at St. Mary’s followed by Mass at 11.00am
5.00pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s

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

Feasts of the Week
Monday 3rd June: St Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs
Wednesday 5th June: Saint Boniface, Bishop and Martyr
Thursday 6th June: Saint Norbert, Bishop
Friday 7th June: Feast of Saint Robert of Newminster

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Doreen French, Joe Hennigan, Ken Ward, John Collins, Jackie McMenamin, Hannah Walsh, Margaret Sweeney, Veronica Curran, Mary Dunne, Alex Roberts, Benny Woods, Irene McCarroll, Kathleen Cartwright, Anthony Doocey, Carl McGlynn, Colette Robinson, Sadie Deeney, Seamus Gallogly, Margaret Ridian, Mary McGlade, Patricia Maguire, Arthur Burke, Angela Christie, Margaret Moran. 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 Hegarty (Month’s Mind), Billy Ryan (Month’s Mind), Cora Joyce, Mary Booth.

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Séan Lyons, Tommy & Maureen Daly, Joe Larkin, Tony Murray, Sean Walsh, Alice McHugh.

Birthday Remembrance: Bridie O’Carroll
Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.

Speedy Recovery: Caroline Digney, Nellie O’Dowd

SECOND COLLECTION this weekend for World Communications Day.

SAINT ELISABETH CONVENT: We welcome to St. Mary’s next Saturday, 8th June at the 11 o’clock morning Mass and St Richard’s on Monday 10th June at the 9.15am Mass, a sister from Saint Elisabeth Convent, in Minsk, Russia who will talk about their support and care for the children in orphanage’s and work in building rehabilitation centres for men and women including hospitals and schools. There will be a small display of various crafts on sale after Mass at each church. Please help and support this worthy cause.

ST. RICHARD’S SUMMER FAIR: There will be only one Summer Fair for the Parish this year, in St. Richard’s church grounds on Sunday 30th June at 12noon. We do need donations of items for all the stalls as soon as possible. This week we are concentrating on Good as New items and bottles for the Bottle Stall.

FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY: On 2nd September 1969 St. Richard’s School opened for the first time. In September of this year we will be celebrating fifty years of one of our primary schools. Today, I ask for your help with ideas/photographs etc. for the celebration of this important anniversary for our parish.

MEN’S SUPPORT GROUP: The importance of mental health, particularly with regard to men, has been highlighted recently. Fr. Laurence would, therefore, like to set up a safe space for men, married, single and widowed to come together to pray and talk in confidence about the issues that affect us. The first monthly meeting will be on Friday 14th June at 7pm. in the Meeting Room of St. Mary’s Presbytery.

CATHOLIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION BARBECUE: For all those involved in healthcare, the Catholic Medical Association invites you to a barbecue in the garden at the back of St. Mary’s Presbytery on Friday 21st June, beginning with Mass in St. Mary’s. Church. For further details please contact Fr. Laurence on 0161 224 1895.

EMPOWERED CONVERSATIONS COURSE is a practical course that supports you to think about your communications and relationships with a loved one living with dementia. Join us for four FREE sessions to pause, reflect and connect with other family carers who are facing similar challenges. The next course on Thursdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27. Time 10am – 12.30pm Venue: Levenshulme Old Library, Cromwell Grove, M19 3QE.

THANK YOU: The family of the late Mary Hegarty wish to thank everyone who attended Mary’s funeral recently, and to all who donated to the North West Air Ambulance Service. A total of £704.22p was raised.

BINGO every Sunday night at St. Mary’s Parish Centre. Eyes down at 8.00pm. Come along and join us.

ST. RICHARD’S COFFEE MORNING is held every Wednesday in the Sacristy after the 9.15am morning Mass

LEGION OF MARY GROUP meet each Thursday after the 9.30am Mass in St. Mary’s Meeting Room. All Welcome.

Please take a copy of the newsletter home to remind you of the times of services and events during the coming week, and 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!