SAINT ROBERT OF NEWMINSTER PARISH
Parish Priest: Fr. Michael Dever – Tel. 0161 224 1498
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, Assistant Priest & Hospital Chaplain and Fr. Martin Dowd, Chaplain to the Central Manchester Hospital.
Sunday 8th August 2021
NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
“Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey”
“I am the living bread which has come down from heaven.”
COVID-19: Church Guidance: We are still required to sign in with name and contact number for Test, Track and Trace purposes. Please sanitise hands on entering and leaving Church. All those who attend church are strongly encouraged to wear a face mask.
CHURCH MASS TIMES – 8th to 14th August 2021
Sunday: 9.15am at St. Richard’s Wed. 9.15am St. Richard’s
10.30am & 12 noon at St. Mary’s
Mon. 9.15am St. Richard’s Thurs. 9.30am St. Mary’s
Tues. 9.30am St. Mary’s Fri. 9.15am St. Richard’s
10am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at St. Mary’s
followed by 11am Mass at St. Mary’s
5pm Vigil Mass at St. Richard’s
6.30pm Vigil Mass at St. Mary’s
Feasts of the Week
Mon. 9th: St Reresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein),
Virgin and Martyr, Patron of Europe.
Tues. 10th: St Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr
Wed. 11th: St Clare, Virgin
Thurs. 12th: St Jane Frances de Chantal, Religious
Fri. 13th: Ss Pontian, Pope, & Hippolytus, Priest & Martyrs
Sat. 14th: St Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr
Pray for the Sick and Housebound and all those who are suffering from the coronavirus and others who are sick at this time, including Jim Hynes, Anna Kerrigan, Margaret McAteer, Maria Valgamilli, Judy Miller, Alan Smith, Sarah Mitchell, Miller, Steve Kerrigan, George O’Connor, Mia O’Connor, Eileen Regan, Mary McGlade, Benny Woods, Christine Jackson, Mary Dunne, Jackie Clare. May the Good Lord strengthen and comfort them. Pray also for all who care for the sick.
Lately Dead: Alfie Halfpenny. Eugene Toland, May Murphy, Maura Coyle.
Anniversaries: Catherine Ward, Kathleen Walls, Bridie O’Carroll.
Special Int. John & Philomena Johnson, Madeleine Taylor.
If you wish to switch from a weekly envelope to a standing order, please just provide your bank with the following details: Payee: The Salford Diocesan Trust St Robert of Newminster. Sort Code: 20 55 34 Account No. 40101222.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
If anyone would like to go to Confession, then please contact Fr. Dever after any of the Masses, or telephone him on 0161 224 1498 to make an appointment. Confession boxes cannot be used at this time.
Whilst Sunday Obligations are still not imposed, if you are still feeling nervous about coming back to church, why not attend one of the weekday Masses which are not as busy as the weekend Masses. We also offer areas of the church where social distancing continues to be mandatory. We look forward to welcoming you all back very soon.
MASS FOR THE DECEASED IN SOUTHERN CEMETERY
The above will be celebrated on Bank Holiday Monday 30th August at St. Ambrose Church, Chorlton at 11am. After Mass the priest will proceed to the Cemetery to lead prayers by the priest’s graves at approximately 12noon. All welcome.
CHURCH VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED – CAN YOU HELP?
Church Cleaning: This would generally be a one hour commitment on a Tuesday after morning Mass.
Offertory Collectors required at Weekend Masses.
New volunteers are welcome to join either of the teams. Lists are available at the back of church for anyone who would like to volunteer. Thank you.
CONFIRMATION RETREAT DAY
The Marist Youth Centre at 113 Nell Lane, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, M21 7SW offer a Confirmation Retreat Day for up to 30 young people at a time for Years 2 to Year 9 for schools within the Salford and Shrewsbury Dioceses.. Cost would be £6 per person. It is only a one off day and not a course. Tel. 0161 881 4528 for further information.
DIOCESE OF SALFORD JOB VACANCY
Cemetery Worker: Full-time, 40 hrs. per week. Monday to Friday 8am-5pm. Location: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Wardley Hall Road, Worsley, M28 2UJ. Salary, pension and benefits. £19,760-£20,074. Per annum, 25 holidays plus bank holidays and 5 Diocesan closure days, employers pension scheme.
Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Thursday 19th August 2021. Interviews will take place on Thursday 26th August. To apply please visit: https://www.dioceseofsalford.org.uk/news/vacancies.
LEVENSHULME SELF CONTAINED FURNISHED FLATLET FOR RENT (Only suitable for one person). Newly decorated, own shower and toilet, own kitchen. Suit respectable middle aged gentleman. Reference required. Tel. 224 2339 after 6.30pm
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