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 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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