Community Garden Group  

St. Charles Community Garden Group was formed in 2012 when there was a need to build a safe communal garden to bring members of the Parish together. The garden is located at the back of the Church grounds and it has transformed over the years, benefitting from a Polytunnel for educational workshops, communal sensory and prayer gardens fso that people can sit and enjoy peace and tranquility.

Our community garden is an inspirational gift which demands practice, patience and a willingness to grow and learn. We have not only benefitted from the enduring happiness that the garden offers, but we have worked with local government agencies and companies who have helped us to raise over £7k plus donations.

Since our official garden launch, we have appeared on the front cover of a magazine, came first in a community funding event, special guests of the Mayor at the official opening of ASDA’s new store in Swinton. Who knew gardening could be so much fun!

Please come and join us, any support you can give would be very much appreciated.

 To find out more, please email communitygarden@stcharlesswinton.com

St Ambrose Barlow, 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 29 November.  First Sunday of Advent. 10.00am Zoom Mass.  (access code in newsletter)                                     

Monday 30 November .   Saint Andrew. Apostle. Patron of Scotland.   Churches are closed today.

Tuesday 1 December.   Advent weekday. Churches are closed today.

Wednesday 2 December.  Advent weekday.   Churches are closed today.

Thursday 3 December.  Saint Francis Xavier. Priest and missionary.   8.30am Mass in Saint Charles.    10.00am Funeral Mass in Saint Mark's for Leonora Broadbent RIP.

 Friday 4 December.    Advent Weekday  10.00am Mass in Saint Marks.  11.30am Funeral Service in Saint Charles church for Mary Frances Kennedy RIP.

 Saturday 5 December.    No Mass in the parish this Saturday, including Saint Mary's chapel, Wardley

Sunday  6 December.  Second Sunday in Advent.    Masses -  9.30am Saint Mark's.  11.15am Saint Charles. 4.00pm Saint Mark's.

 

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