Sunday 5th October 2014

St. Mary of the Angels & St. Clare, Elbow Street, Levenshulme, M19 3PY.     Tel. 248 8836

St. Richard’s Church, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN. Tel. 224 1498

Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever




Masses & Liturgy This Week


Monday 6th October

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s


Tuesday 7th October

9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s


Wednesday 8th October

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s


Thursday 9th October

9.130 Mass at St. Mary’s


Friday 10th October

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s


Saturday 11th October

11.00am Novena Mass at St. Mary’s

2pm Nuptial Mass at St. Richard’s

for Michael Trow & Danielle Needham


5.30pm Vigil Mass of Sunday at St. Richard’s

6.30pmVigil Mass of Sunday at St. Mary’s


Sunday 12th October

9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s

11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s


Sacrament of Reconciliation

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

Saturday 5.00pm to 5.20pm – St. Richard’s

Feasts of the Week

Monday 6th Oct. Saint Bruno, Priest

Tuesday 7th Oct. Our Lady of the Rosary

Thursday 9th Oct. Blessed John Henry Newman, Priest

Friday 10th Oct. Saint Paulinus of York, Bishop

Blessed John Henry Newman: beatified by Pope Benedict XVI in Birmingham in 2010. He was born in London in 1801 and died in 1890. Educated at Oxford, he was the most notable Catholic convert of the age. He became a member of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri, and was made Cardinal by Leo XIII.


Pray for the sick and housebound especially for those who are known to you, especially Bridie White.  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

Margaret Cunningham


Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time James Walls, John Morris, Annie Doyle, Kathleen Keeley, Sean Nelligan.


 We welcome our new Bishop John Arnold who is at present Auxiliary Bishop in Westminster Diocese. Bishop John Arnold will be installed as Bishop of Salford on 8th December, 2014.



Next Sunday, 12th October the Enrolment Ceremony will take place at the 11 o’clock Mass for parents who wish their children to complete their Christian Initiation by receiving the Sacraments of Confirmation, Reconciliation and Holy Communion. Please play your part by praying for the children and their families, and by making the children feel welcome when they come to church.



On Monday, 6th October St. Mary’s School will be holding an African Harvest Mass at 2pm. As we approach this celebration we will be supporting the homeless and vulnerable in our society by collecting for the Cornerstone Day Centre, Manchester. The centre would be grateful for any tinned foods, dried goods and toiletries. Please try and come along to the Mass. It will coincide with the beginning of Africa Week in the school and will be celebrated by Fr. Eamonn Mulcahy.



On Thursday, 9th October, the feast of Blessed John Henry Newman there will Solemn Mass & Veneration of the Relic at 5.30pm in the Oratory Church of St. Chad, Cheetham Hill Road, M8 8GG. The preacher will be Fr. Eamonn Mulcahy of the Spiritan Community at St. Anne’s, Ancoats.



The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) begins with an introductory meeting on Wednesday, 15th October at 7.30pm in St. Mary’s Presbytery. The program is open not only to those seeking to become Catholic, but also to baptised Catholics in need of First Communion and/or Confirmation, and fully initiated Catholics wishing to learn more about their faith. This is an informational meeting only. You will not be obligated to join by attending. For more information, please contact Marie Sartini on 07747 851 239



A youth event: ‘Embrace’ will be held at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, on 1st November. There will be transport to this event leaving from Salford Cathedral; for further information contact Lorraine Leonard in the Office for Youth Ministry at Cathedral Centre on 0161 817 2205. See poster on the notice board in the church porch.


Last Sunday’s Macmillan Coffee Morning raised £254.80. Sincere thanks to all who contributed in any way to this amount.



Items for the Parish Bulletin can be left at the Presbytery or emailed to by Thursday midday at the latest. The weekend bulletin is published on Friday mornings.