Friday, 3 November 2017


Please remember in your prayers:
Sick and housebound: Fr John Daly, Canon Tony Dorran, Canon Eugene Dolan, Janet Smith,  Pat Haworth, Joan Anders, Margaret Coyne, Paul Duffy, Marlene Dunderdale, Anthony Walton, Nathan Armstrong, Brian Laycock, Mary Austin, Dan Jarvis, Christopher Browae, David Smith
Lately Dead Theresa Hindle x2, Aidranne Trevithick
Anniversaries: Josie Flynn, Barbara Bassett, Mary Broadley, Michael Conway, Michael & Mary Coyne, Anthony Catlow, Brian Flynn

Masses this week:

Monday – 6:30pm Mass &Exposition
Tues – No Mass
Wed – 10am Funeral Theresa Hindle
Thurs – 9.15 Mass
Friday – No Mass
Sat - 6:30pm First Mass of Sunday
Sunday 10:00 am
Confessions Sat 5.45 – 6.15pm and Sun 9.15 – 9.40am

Mount Carmel RC High School Community Christmas Party -Senior Citizens of our Parish
Monday 11th December from 12.00 noon until 2.30pm with Christmas lunch and entertainment, sign the list at the back of church.  Numbers limited and apply by 17th Nov at the latest.

Lourdes 2018; next year we are planning to hold our parish Lourdes Group pilgrimage at the same time as Salford Diocese, place 27th July-2nd August.  To join us as a helper there is a volunteer information event at the Cathedral Centre Wed 22nd November 7.30-8.30pm.  For further information see Maxine Pollard.

Reminder - Embrace Liverpool 2017: Saturday 25/11/17 9.30am-6pm at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.  It is aimed at 14-25 year old young Catholics, but open to all ages. Praise & Worship, Mass, Adoration, great talks and fantastic workshops. We have arranged for a coach to take a group of young people from Salford Cathedral. If you are interested in joining the youth team on this trip email Tracey on 
Deanery Holy Souls Mass 2017:    7PM Thursday 16th November at St Charles Borromeo, St Charles Rd, Rishton, Blackburn, BB1 4HR.  For all the deceased priests and parishioners  of the deanery.
St Marys Refugee Project.  Meeting at Lock Street Tuesday 14th November 2017 at 7:15. All welcome.
Sacramental Program – Meeting 1 

This will take place in the church on TUESDAY EVENING 7th November 6.30-7.30pm.
Journeying with Advent Families 

What can a penniless foreign widow, an elderly barren woman and a young Virgin mother tell us today about welcoming Jesus, God-with-us?  Join us at Wardley Hall for our Advent series: Time: 10:30 – 12:30 (Tea and coffee provided)  Venue: Wardley Hall, Worsley M28    Format: Prayer and Lectio Divina; reflection on Scripture passages and their relevance for today; discussion.

1st December: Ruth, Naomi and Boaz: Promise Foretold
8th December: Zechariah, Elizabeth and John the Baptist: Promise Foreshadowed
15th December: Mary, Joseph and Jesus: Promised Fulfilled

For more information contact: Marie Sartini, Bishop's PA; 0161 794 2825 E:   or Sister Joan Kerley, FMSJ; 0161 9717842; E: