First Communions – this weekend and the following three weekends, the children of the Sacramental Programme will be making their First Holy Communions, spread over the different Mass times. Please remember them and their families in your prayers.

Sunday 9 August  – Parish Visit to Stonyhurst College. A place of historic interest for our Catholic community, with many connections to the martyrs of Reformation times and many famous individuals connected with it.





St Charles' Parish, Moorside Road, Swinton, Manchester M27 9PD
Parish Priest: Rev Mgr Paul F Smith STL

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The Week Ahead

 Sunday 24 March.  Third Sunday of Lent. (Year C in Lectionary)   Mass  9.30am (Saint Mark's)  11.15am (Saint Charles), 4.00pm (Saint Mark's)


Monday  25 March.  The Annunciation of the Lord.  Mass - 10.00am (Saint Mark's). 7.00pm saint Mary's/Saint Mark's Sacramental Programme parents' session Unit 5 "We are People who Follow Jesus"

Tuesday  26 March.  Mass 8.30am (Saint Charles)

Wednesday 27 March .   Mass - 9.15am in Saint Charles school (Mothers' Day celebration)   7.00pm RCIA Saint Mark's Hall

Thursday 28 March.   Mass -  8.30am (Saint Charles).

 Friday  29 March.   Mass - 10.00am (Saint Mark's)

 Saturday 30 March.  9.00am  Mass in Saint Mary's cemetery chapel.    Sacrament of Reconciliation 11.30am-12.noon Saint Charles.   (Please note, no evening Mass at Saint Charles)

Sunday 31March. Fourth  Sunday of Lent. Mass  9.30am (Saint Marks), 11.15am (Saint Charles),  4.00pm (Saint Mark's)







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