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 17 February. Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year C in Lectionary)   Mass  9.30am (Saint Mark's)  11.15am (Saint Charles), 4.00pm (Saint Mark's)

 PLEASE NOTE NEW MASS TIMES DURING WEEK AND AT WEEKENDS……..

Monday  18 February.  10.00am (Saint Mark's).

Tuesday 19 February . Mass - 8.30am. (Saint Charles)

Wednesday  20 February.   Mass - 8.30am (Saint Charles church - no Mass in school this week for half-term).

Thursday 21 February .    . Mass -  8.30am (Saint Charles)

 Friday 22 February  Chair of Saint Peter.   Funeral Mass - 10.00am (Saint Mark's) for Tom Losty R IP..

 Saturday 23 February. Saint Polycarp, bishop and martyr.   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 24 February.  Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time.  Mass  9.30am (Saint Marks), 11.15am (Saint Charles),  4.00pm (Saint Mark's)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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