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

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

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 The Week Ahead …..

 Sunday 13 September. Twenty-third  Sunday in Ordinary Time.  No  Sunday Masses at the moment. Please note the gradual introduction of weekday Masses over the next few weeks.                                                                                                                                        10.00am "Zoom Mass"  

Monday 14  September .  The Exaltation of the Holy Cross. 10.00am - Mass in Saint Mark's church. Numbers in church restricted to thirty-two to comply with social distancing directives.

Tuesday 15 September.  Our Lady of Sorrows.

Wednesday 16 September .   Saint Cornelius, Pope and Cyprian, Bishop. Martyrs.

Thursday 17 September.  

 Friday 18 September.  10.00am Mass in Saint Mark's Church  Numbers in church restricted to thirty-two to comply with social distancing directives.

 Saturday 19 September.   Weekday in Ordinary Time.  

Sunday 20.   Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time.   No public celebration of Mass this weekend.                                                                                                                                                                          10.00am "Zoom Mass" 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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