Sunday 31st May 2015


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

St. Richard & St. Robert, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN.                          

Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever – Tel. 0161 224 1498      

Assistant Priest: Fr. David Egan – Tel. 0161 224 1895    



   “Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”





SUNDAY 31st May

9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s

11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s


MONDAY 1st June

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s


TUESDAY 2nd June

9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

10.45am Funeral Service of Harry Griffin-Brown

at St. Mary’s followed by committal at Stockport Crematorium at 12.15pm.



9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s



10.00am Funeral Mass of Paul Smyth at St. Mary’s


FRIDAY 5th June

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s



11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s followed by

Novena to our Lady of Perpetual Help


5.00pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s

6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s



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

Saturday 4.30pm to 4.50pm at St. Richard’s



Feast of the Week

Monday 1st June: Saint Justin, Martyr

Tuesday 2nd June: Saint Marcellinus and Peter, Martyrs

Wed. 3rd June: St Charles Lwanga & Companions, Martyrs

Friday 5th June: Saint Boniface, Bishop and Martyr

Saturday 6th June: Saint Norbert, Bishop


Pray for the Sick and Housebound and 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.

Harry Griffin-Brown, Paul Smyth, Kathleen Ryan, Tim Connors, Christine Wilson


Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Sean Lyons, John Crickley, Bridie Shields, Alice McHugh, Tommy Daly


Birthday Remembrance: Amanda Kelly


Today we celebrate Trinity Sunday. We hear in the Gospel today that some of those gathered doubted even in the presence of the Risen Lord. We may be shocked that the disciples could doubt, even in Jesus’s presence. But it should also console us. Doubt helps us ask questions and helps our faith to grow. It is healthy, it is sometimes necessary; it reminds us of the mystery of God. Those who claim they know for certain, surely have no room for growth. And we know that the disciples learned and grew and faced many challenges along the way. It was a very human journey. And so it is for us. Jesus offers us the assurance that he is with us always, even when doubt clouds our vision. We do not emerge the other side unchanged. Doubt can sometimes help us in our faith; it keeps our mind open, our hearts searching and can bring us to a new point, if we allow it.


QUANRANT’ ORE: The Solemn Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament takes place in St. Mary’s The Hidden Gem Manchester from Thursday 4th to Saturday 6th June. For full details please see poster in the church porch.


APF MILL HILL MISSION MASS: All red box holders, annual members and promoters of the APF Mill Hill are invited to the Annual Mission Mass which will take place on Saturday, 20th June at Salford Cathedral at 3pm. Refreshments will be served afterwards.


PILGRIMAGE TO MEDJUGORJE: Joe Walsh Tours have organised a pilgrimage to Medjugorje on 8th September for 7 night’s half board in a Guesthouse. Price £539 per person sharing, including return airport transfer. Group Leader: Sr. Philomena Dunning. Anyone interested please contact Sr. Philomena on 01924 403 368/07762 373 866 as soon as possible.



The Little Sisters Summer Fair takes place next Saturday, 6th June from 1.00pm.  Come along, you’ll have a great time.



The Céile will take place on Friday, 19th June at St. Kentigern’s Social Club from 8pm. Tickets bought in advance £3 or £5 at the door. £1 for children under 16yrs. All proceeds will go towards the cost of the Marian Procession which will be held on Saturday, 3rd October at 10.30am. See poster for full details.



The next social event will take place on Saturday, 20th June with music provided by John McNicholl, an Irish Country Singer and his band. Tickets £10 Contact Marion Quinn on 07767 497 625.


DO YOU HAVE ROOM IN YOUR HEART AND HOME FOR A FOSTER CHILD? If you think you could provide a safe stable and loving home contact Manchester City Council for an informal chat. Tel. 0800 988 8931.


BULLETIN: Items for the parish bulletin can be left at the presbytery or emailed to