Sunday 7 January 2024 – The Epiphany of the Lord


Incorporating the former Parishes of:

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

St. Richard Church, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, M12 5TN

Parochial Administrator: Fr. Boniface Ambe – resident at St. Mary’s Presbytery

Tel no. 0161 843 6907

Hospital Chaplain: Fr. Martin Dowd – resident at St Mary’s Presbytery



Times of Masses 7 January – 13 January

Day Time Church Liturgy
Monday 9:15am St Richard’s Mass
Tuesday 9:30am St Mary’s Mass
Wednesday 10am St Mary’s Requiem Mass (Maureen Walkin)
Thursday 9:30am St Mary’s Mass
Friday 9:15am St Richard’s Mass
Saturday 10am


St Mary’s


Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Confession



St Mary’s

St Richard’s

St Mary’s


Vigil Mass

Vigil Mass

Sunday 9:30am


St Richard’s

St Mary’s



Feast of the Week
Monday, 8 Baptism of the Lord

Pray for the Sick and Housebound who are sick at this time, including Eileen Tiernan, Joyce McLean, Delia Regan, Mia O’Connor, George O’Connor, Becky Lester, Patrick Rogers, Molly McGoldrick,  Ray Sweeney,  Julie O’Hara,  Rob Stuart, Lucy Murphy, John Maskell, Alisha Malone,  Maise Callaghan, Damien Hegarty, John Tunney, John Reynolds, Mary Callaghan,  Sarah & Stacey Todd, Bryne Lynch, Michael Browne, Kathleen McGuigan, Maureen Kennedy,  Margaret McAteer, Frank Kelly, Jackson Giles, Anna Kerrigan, Maria Valgamilli, Judy Miller, Alan Smith, Mary Regan, Mary McGlade, Christine Jackson, Irene Rice, Karen Rice, Keith and Linda Marshal, Thomas Fitzgerald, Mary Brennan, Louise Marshal, Jim McGlynn, Declan Coyle, Paul and Kath McIlvenny, Sister Edith. 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: Maureen Walkin, Marie Bligh, Rose Clarke, Josh Holme, Dennis McCreesh, Peter Finan, Benny Woods, Gerald McGlade

Anniversaries: Kevin Wood, Hugh Caulfield, Kevin Ward

Christmas remembrance: Margaret Peggy Sweeney and family

Special Intentions: Martin Bell, Edward Bell

Birthday remembrance: Brian O’Neill.

Baptism registration takes place at St Mary’s Church after the 11am Mass on the second Sunday of each month. Parents are warmly invited to register their child after this Mass.

Any housebound parishioners who wish to receive Holy Communion at home, contact the Parish Office on 0161 248 8836 or email:

The Parish is in a great need of an organist. If you know anyone who knows how to play an organ please see Fr Boniface.

Breakfast after Mass. Every Sunday after Mass, there is a breakfast of sausage or bacon on toast, tea & coffee in the Hall. Everyone is welcome.

ECT Primary Pool 2024 Are you looking for a career in teaching? Do you know someone who is training for a career in primary education? ECT (Early Career Teachers) due to gain Qualified Teacher Status in Summer 2024 are being invited to apply for recommendation for interview to Catholic schools with vacancies for September 2024. Email to find out more and apply.


Childcare Assistant – Early Years Practitioner – St Hubert’s, Blackburn – 21.5 hours per week

Parish Administrator – St James and All Souls, Salford – 22 hours per week

For more details visit:

Hire of St Mary’s Community Centre: The centre is available for private functions and conferences. For full details please contact Jennifer on 07538 474 321

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham 2024

Saturday 4th May 2024

For more information, please get in touch at or call 0161 817 2214

Youth Pilgrimage to Walsingham

Salford Youth and Young Adults Ministry is delighted to once again offer a dedicated youth pilgrimage to Walsingham, aimed for students in Years 7,8 and 9 on Friday 3rd May and return on Saturday 4th May 2024. For further details please contact: