Sunday 4th November 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. 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.


“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”

4th to 10th November 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 – 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Monday – 6.30pm Reception of Body of Catherine Lynch at St. Mary’s
Tuesday – 10.00am Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s for Catherine Lynch
Wednesday – 9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
Thursday – 9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s
Friday – 9.30am Remembrance Mass at St. Mary’s
(Commemorating 1914-1918 World War One Centenary)
St. Mary’s School Children will participate in this special Mass)
Saturday – 11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s

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

BAPTISM: By appointment only
MARRIAGE: 6 months’ notice must be given (Diocesan requirement)

Feasts of the Week
Wednesday 7th November: Saint Willibrord, Bishop
Friday 9th November: The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica
Saturday 10th November: Saint Leo the Great, Pope & Doctor

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Gary Conway, Natashia Tierney Lord, Margaret Thompson, Patricia Johnson, Margaret Ridian, Mary Geoghan, Mary & John McGlade, Patricia Maguire, Jim & Claire Cleary, Annie Maloney, Beta, Rahela & Ana Dumitru, Arthur Burke, Angela Christie, Stephen Cassidy, Kathleen Moriarty, Margaret Moran, Hannah Walsh, Eileen Toth, Alan Mullahy, Seamus Gallogly, Owen Bartlett, Carl McGlynn, Sheila Phillips, 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. Vincent Fahey (Month’s Mind), Catherine Lynch, Bridget Geary, James Farragher.

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Maud Deay, Olufunke Kayoma, Margaret Brennan, Patrick Joseph Lyons, Sarah Kennedy, Michael Phelan, Thomas Green.
Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.

Bishop John Arnold will visit St. Mary’s Church next Friday for the 9.30am morning Mass to join with school children and parishioners in commemorating the 1914-1918 World War One Centenary and especially the memory of those who lost their lives in the conflict. Also everyone is invited to the school hall between 2pm and 4pm and look at the children’s Remembrance Art Exhibition, every child in the school has created a piece of work.

JOURNEY IN FAITH PROGRAMME: The R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) process will begin next Wednesday, 7th November at 7.15pm in the Meeting Room of St. Mary’s Presbytery for those who wish to be received into the Church at Easter 2019. If you are interested please come along to this meeting when an introductory explanation of the process will be explained. No commitment is made by coming along. If you would like further details please telephone Marie Sartini on 07747 851 239.

RABBIT: Winning Name ‘Grace’ – Winner: Lena
(St .Richard’s) £67 proceeds to St. Richard’s Christmas Fair.
ELEPHANT: Winning Name ‘Catherine’ – Winner: Mary
(St. Mary’s) £50 proceeds to St. Mary’s Car Park Fund.
The total amount received from Dance Night, Raffles & Private donations is £1,387. Many thanks to all who contributed.

Would all couples contemplating marriage next year please note the dates of the Marriage Preparation Course for 2019 (all Saturdays) at Stockport Marriage Care are:
9th February 23rd March 18th May 6th July
An autumn date may also be added depending on demand. To check availability on your preferred course date please phone Appointments Service on 0800 389 3801. Course venue: St. Christopher Centre, Our Lady & St. Christopher’s RC Church, 52 Barrack Hill, Romiley, SK6 3BA

WALKING IN THE SPIRIT – Be inspired, encouraged and equipped to walk more closely with Jesus. 24th – 25th November 2018, St. Walburge’s Hall, Preston, PR2 2QJ. Includes Open Healing Service, Saturday 24th November from 6.00pm. Web:

SECOND COLLECTION NEXT WEEKEND: The Retired Clergy Fund collection will take place at next weekend Masses. Please help to support this worthy cause.

BINGO: Every Sunday at 8pm in the Lounge area of the parish community centre. Come and join us

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

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.