Greeters (Apparitors)  

For over 20 years now greeters (also known as) apparitors have welcomed the congregation to the various weekend Masses – although personnel have changed over the years.

Each Sunday, at the 11 o’clock Mass, two greeters welcome parishioners and give out the weekly newsletters whilst a third, who is inside the church also welcomes, and hands out the hymn books.

We arrange for 4 people to collect the offertory monies and for this to be taken to the altar and on the odd occasion arrange for the bread and wine to be taken up to the altar also.

At the Saturday evening and early Sunday Masses there is only one greeter whilst an apparitor arranges for the collection to be organised and taken to the altar.

The retiring collection is also the responsibility of the apparitors, who arrange for the monies to be taken to the counting room.

We would welcome new members to to the group and in particular to assist at the Saturday 6pm and Sunday 8.45am Masses.

To find out more or to join our group please email greeters@stcharlesswinton.com

St Charles' Parish, Moorside Road, Swinton, Manchester M27 9PD
Parish Priest: Rev Mgr Paul F Smith STL 
Assistant Priest: Fr. Gavin Landers BA(Hons) STB

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

The Week Ahead

 Sunday 14 October.   Twenty-Eighth  Sunday of Ordinary Time.  Mass 6.00pm (Saturday, Saint Charles), 8.45am (Saint Charles), 9.45am (Saint Mark's) 11.00am (Saint Charles),11.15am (Saint Mary's)  4.00pm (Saint Mark's)

 Monday  15 October.   Saint Teresa of Avila 8.30am Mass (Saint Charles),  10.00am (Saint Mark's).

Tuesday  16 October.      8.30am Mass (Saint Charles)- (please ignore info. to contrary in newsletter and announced at Mass)  10.00am (Saint Mary's). 

 Wednesday  17 October.     Saint Ignatius of Antioch 8.30am Mass.(Saint Charles)  10.00am Funeral Mass for Elisia Frances    Piscopo (Saint Mary's)

Thursday  18 October       Saint Luke Evangelist.  8.30am Mass (Saint Charles),  10.00am (Saint Mary's).

 Friday 19 October .     8.30am Mass (Saint Charles),  10.00am (Saint Mark's).

 Saturday 20 October.   9.00am Mass in Saint Mary's cemetery chapel.     11.30am - 12.00noon  Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Sunday 21 October. Twenty-Nineth Sunday of Ordinary Time.  Mass 6.00pm (eve), 8.45am and 11.00am.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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