Friday, 8 June 2018


Please remember in your prayers:

Sick and housebound:  Pat Haworth, Joan Anders.

Lately Dead:, Allan Taylor, Father David Foster

Anniversaries: James Kenyon, Fred Duckworth

Recovery of a sick person

Masses this week:

Monday: No Mass

Tuesday:  6:00pm Exposition of Blessed Sacrament, followed by Mass at 7pm

Wed: Mass at 9:30am

Thurs : Mass at 9.30am

Fri :  Mass at 9:30am. 11:30am Mass at Mount Carmel

Sat – Exposition of Blessed Sacrament and Confession at 9.30am followed by Mass at 10.30am

Sat – Vigil Mass 6:30pm - 1st Holy Communions

Sunday – Mass 10am – 1st Holy Communions

Office hours this week are 9 – 12 Tuesday – Friday.

Secretary's new e-mail address is

Fr O'Brien's e-mail address is


Offertory for last week was £644.41


Our Lady Restoration Fund stands at £324.89. Thank you for your generosity.


The Community Project are having 'A Bit of a Bigger Do' on Saturday 16th June 2018 at Lock Street  Tickets are £5.00 each which includes a potato pie supper. Tickets are on sale at the back of church. The next meeting is on Wednesday 7:15pm at Lock Street.


Wedding Preparation Course. The course comprises 4 sessions to be held in The Parish Centre at 7:30pm on Tuesday Evenings on 18th Sept. 2nd Oct, 16th Oct and the 30th Oct.

All couples need to make an appointment to see Father O'Brien prior to attending the course.


First Holy Communion Congratulations to all our boys and girls who are making their First Holy Communion this weekend. It is a wonderful new stage in their relationship with Our Lord and so we assure them of our prayers as a parish family.


Barton and Hallworth Funeral Services A note of thanks to the local undertakers, Paul & Sarah Barton, who kindly donated a hanging basket for the presbytery front door. Not only does it add colour but looks a lot more welcoming to visitors who call at the presbytery. Thank You.


Youth Loneliness Seminar. Youth Loneliness is a growing problem, and is quickly becoming a hot topic, recently making front page news in The Times.   St Michael and St Bernadette's Parish, have joined up with MMU and 42nd Street to explore this issue further, please encourage young people in your parish to attend, and apply via

 Saturday 23rd June 10.00am - 4.00pm St Bernadette's & St Michael's, Ribble Drive, Whitefield, Manchester M45 8JN


Vacancy - Director of Education

Appointment Type: Full time, permanent. Commencing September 2018 or January 2019 or sooner. Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Wednesday, 13th June, 2018.

 Interviews will be held on: Thursday, 28th and Friday, 29th June, 2018.More details on

 To request an application pack or for more information on this post please contact:

The Director of Administration and Personnel, Department of Finance and Administration, Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP

Telephone: 0161-817 2222         E-mail: