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 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  13 October.   Twenty-eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time.    Mass 9.30am (Saint Mark's) 11.15am (Saint Charles), 4.00pm Saint Mark's.

Monday 14 October.    Mass 10.00am. Saint Marks.

Tuesday 15 October .   No Mass this morning.

Wednesday  16 October.  9.15 Mass  in Saint Mark's School (celebrating Saint Ambrose Barlow, our new parish patron)     2.00pm Saint Charles School Harvest Festival in church.

Thursday 17 October.    Saint Ignatius of Antioch, bishop and martyr.  Mass  8.30am. Saint Charles. 2.00pm Hope in Future Prayer Group, Saint Joseph's convent.

 Friday 18 October.   11.00am Funeral Mass in Saint Marks for John McKiernan RIP.   

 Saturday 19 October.   Mass 9.00am Saint Mary's chapel, Wardley.   Parish "Mini-Pilgrimage" to Saint John Fisher/Shoenstatt Kearsley. Walkers depart Saint Mark's car park 10.00am. Others meet there -begins 10.00 approx.

Sunday 20 October.  Twenty-ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time.  Mass  9.30am (Saint Marks), 11.15am (Saint Charles),   4.00pm  (Saint Mark's)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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