Sunday 6th May 2019

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

SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”

MASS TIMES DURING THE WEEK

SUNDAY6th MAY
9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s.
11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s

BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY 7th MAY
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

TUESDAY 8th MAY
9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

WEDNESDAY 9th MAY
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

THURSDAY 10th MAY
Holy Day of Obligation
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s
7.00pm Mass at St. Mary’s

FRIDAY 11th MAY
9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

SATURDAY 12th MAY
11.00am Mass 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
Thursday 10th May: THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD
(Holy Day of Obligation)
Saturday 12th May: Saints Nereus & Achilleus, Martyrs

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Paddy Moore, Rose, Mary & John McElhill, Owen Bartlett, Carl McGlynn, Sheila Phillips, Paula Halfpenny, Alex Roberts, Niall Henderson, Margaret Timoney, Pauline Thomas, James Toh, Barbara Latter and Willie Cronin. 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 Dinan, Attracta Prendergast

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Fr. Francis Occleston, Briedge O’Donnell, Dermot Donnelly, Joan Dunne, John & Hannah Reidy, Norah Craven, Albert Thomas, Luigi Verona.

DATES FOR MEETINGS & CELEBRATIONS
FOR SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMME 2018
Parents’ Meeting
St. Richard’ – Wednesday 9th May at 6.00pm in School
St. Mary’s – Wednesday 9th May at 7.00pm in School
Celebration of First Holy Communion
St. Mary’s Church on Sunday 13th May at 1.00pm
St. Richard’s Church on Thursday 17th May and Thursday 24th May at 6.30pm.
Please keep all the children and their parents in your prayers at this time.

WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY next Sunday 13th May when the Catholic Church asks us to pray for those who work in the media and when a second collection is taken after Mass to fund this important work. Please help to continue this work through contributing generously to this collection next weekend.

YOUTH PILGRIMAGE TO ROME – Led by Bishop John Arnold 16th-23rd February 2019. Cost £690 (including flights, full board accommodation and insurance) Age 18+. For more details please contact Tracy Ward on 0161 817 2222 ext. 252 or email tracey.ward@dioceseofsalford.org.uk

CARERLINKS is a free service available to unpaid carers in the Manchester and West Cheshire area. They are keen to recruit Volunteer Befrienders. Can you spare a couple of hours to change someone’s life for the better? The role may include: Visiting carers in their own homes, weekly telephone call to a carer, social visit to a café and a cup of tea, accompanying a carer to a social activity. To apply tel. 0330 124 4526 See poster for further information at the back of church.

CHARITY DANCE: Friday 11th May in the Parish Social Centre. Dancing to Pat Jordan and J.I.B. Disco. Tickets on sale after Mass this weekend. All proceeds in aid of The Christie.

RACE NIGHT Friday 25th May in the Parish Social Centre. Doors open at 7pm. Free Admission. Licensed Bar plus Raffles. Come along for a fun evening.

CONCERT FOR CHRISTIAN AID: Friday 18th May at 7.30pm in Levenshulme Baptist Church, Elmsworth Avenue. Light Classics with Bill & Andrea Watson & friends. Free Refreshments (with retiring collection).

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