Catechists – Sacramental Programme 

The Sacramental programme catechists’ group has been running for more than 20 years, for formation of the faith for the young people in our parish.

We work in catechist groups, each with a group leader and helpers to guide the children through a 10 month preparation programme prior to receiving the sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion.

We try to ensure the children and parents engaging with the programme feel welcome in our parish and are encouraged to enter fully into communion with the family of St Charles Swinton. Many children and parents have been encouraged to read during our celebration Masses – which adds to our growing readers’ rota

The past year we have participated in day retreats at the Marist Centre and displayed the work of the children in Church to deepen the faith of the whole parish.

Each year, we try to implement suggestions made by the previous year’s parents to develop the programme further and we work together with the school and parish to coordinate important steps in the programme.

To find out more about our group or to join us please contact:

catechists@stcharlesswinton.com

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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