Altar Servers

Altar servering is a long-standing tradition here at St. Charles and is often taken up by young parishioners following their first Holy Communion.

We offer support and training and they really enjoy getting to know the rest of the Parish.

“I was an Altar server for 4 years. I enjoyed it because it gave me a lot of confidence. I made loads of friends and got to get more involved in the church. I recommend it to anyone who is interested in getting more involved.” – Claire Ghazzi

“I have been altar-serving for over 2 years. Altar-serving is about helping the priest which I like doing and it’s a good way to make friends” – Lyndsey Morquem

“I’ve been altar-serving for just 5 months. Claire and Lyndsey showed me everything I needed to do and I really enjoy it. Since becoming an altar server I feel much more part of the community and the parish.” Saoirse Ryan

” I have been altar-serving for 4 months. I’ve made new frends like Claire who trained me to be a server.

I really enjoy it.” – Angelica Tadie

 

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

Tel: 0161 794 1089 Email: admin@stcharlesswinton.com

The Week Ahead

 Sunday  11 August.  Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time.       Mass 9.30am (Saint Mark's) 11.15am (Saint Charles), 4.00pm Saint Mark's.

Monday  12 August.      Mass 10.00am. Saint Marks.

Tuesday   13 August.   Mass 8.30am Saint Charles.   

Wednesday  14 August. Saint Maximilian Kolbe, priest and martyr.  Mass  8.30am Saint Charles and  7.30pm Saint Charles (first Mass of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin)

Thursday 15 August.   The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Holy Day of Obligation.. Mass 10.00am (Saint Marks). (No Mass in Saint Charles today)

 Friday 16 August.    Mass 10.00am Saint Mark's.     

 Saturday  17 August. No Mass in cemetery during August.   11.30am - 12.noon Sacrament of Reconciliation (Saint Charles)

Sunday 18 August. Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time.  Mass  9.30am (Saint Marks), 11.15am (Saint Charles),   4.00pm  (Saint Mark's) .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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