Sunday 7th July 2019

Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever – Tel. 0161 224 1498
Resident at St. Richard’s Presbytery, Sutcliffe Ave, 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”


7th to 13th July 2019

9.30am Mass at St. Richard’s
11.00am Mass at St. Mary’s
6pm Reception of the body of Bridget Mullaney-St. Mary’s

12 noon Funeral Mass for Bridget Mullaney at St. Mary’s

9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s
6.30pm Reception of the body of Angela Murphy-St. Mary’s

10.00am Funeral Mass for Angela Murphy at St. Mary’s

9.30am Mass at St. Mary’s

9.15am Mass at St. Richard’s

10.00am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at St. Mary’s followed by Mass at 11.00am
5.00pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s

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

Feasts of the Week
Tues.9th July: St Augustine Zhao Rong, Priest & Companions, Martyrs
Thurs. 11th July: Saint Benedict, Abbot, Patron of Europe
Sat. 13th July: Saint Henry.

Pray for the Sick and Housebound and those who are known to you especially Irene Rice, Bridie Coyne, Cath Noone, Sadie McMenamin, Doreen French, Ken Ward, John Collins, Jackie McMenamin, Hannah Walsh, Margaret Sweeney, Veronica Curran, Mary Dunne, Alex Roberts, Benny Woods, Irene McCarroll, Kathleen Cartwright, Anthony Doocey, Carl McGlynn, Colette Robinson, Sadie Deeney, Seamus Gallogly. 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. Bridget Mullaney, Angela Murphy, Patrick Neary, Bridget Egan.

Let your face shine upon those whose anniversaries are at this time. Samuel Peter Hodkinson, John Gaffney, Clare Dolan, Matthew Barrens, David Williams, Lauren Catherine Wrynne, Brian Draper, Margaret McDermott.

Birthday Remembrance: Aidan & Ollie Murphy
Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.

Get Well Intentions for Vera Hogan, Seamus Devane, Jim Larkin.

ST. RICHARD’S SUMMER FAIR: Many thanks to everyone who donated items for the stalls, especially the tremendous response from our school. Thank you also to those who came along, those who organised the fair and everyone who helped and worked so hard on the day. The magnificent amount of £2,613.82p was raised for our parish.

SEA SUNDAY COLLECTION NEXT WEEKEND – Sunday, 14th July, when the Church prays for all those who live and work at sea. There will be a second collection for Stella Maris, Apostleship of the Sea, and the official maritime agency of the Catholic Church. It provides practical and spiritual support to seafarers visiting our ports.

SAD NEWS: We are saddened to hear of the death of Fr. David Egan’s mother, Bridget who passed away on Wednesday 3rd July at the age of 99 years. Our prayers and thoughts are with Fr. David and his family at this sad time.

APF – MISSIO RED BOXES: St. Mary’s Promoters are due to call round to empty member’s red mission boxes over the next couple of weeks. If you have not had your box emptied for some time please either bring your box to church at the weekend and hand it in at the Sacristy or telephone Wyn O’Connor at the office on 248 8836 and arrangements can be made to collect it from your home.

SALFORD LOAVES AND FISHES runs a Drop-In Day-Centre in the City for homeless and other vulnerable people. They currently have a number of volunteer vacancies at their Salford Centre. They are looking for an Activity helper plus Café companion. If you would like to get involved behind the scenes there are plenty of opportunities including: 500 Campaign supporter/organiser, Fundraiser, Friend of organising social activities/fundraising. If one of the above is a good fit for you, please call Nicola on 0161 737 8775.

FURNISHED FLAT IN LEVENSHULME: A nicely furnished small flat in Levenshulme available. Suit respectable gentleman – Reference required. Please ring 224 2339 for details.

CONCERT – An evening of music ‘The Beatles’ favourites at Levenshulme Baptist Church, Elmsworth Ave, M19 3NS next Friday 12th July at 7.30pm to raise funds for Werneth Concert Band.

HIRE OF ST. MARY’S PARISH CENTRE: The centre is available for private functions such as Wedding Receptions, Christenings, Meetings, Over 21 Birthday Parties and Funeral Receptions. For further information contact Jenny on 07538 474 321.

BINGO every Sunday night at St. Mary’s Parish Centre. Eyes down at 8.00pm. Come along and join us for a fun filled evening.

ST. RICHARD’S COFFEE MORNING is held every Wednesday in the Sacristy after the 9.15am morning Mass

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

Please take a copy of the newsletter home to remind you of the times of services and events during the coming week, and take a copy to anyone you know who is sick or housebound.

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