Music Group  

We are blessed to have music at the services and Masses at St Charles.

Musical accompaniment is provided by Liz Lord and the folk group – Anne Cotterill , Joan Burgess and Chris Payton. Anne , Joan and Chris play the organ at the three weekend masses – Saturday 6pm. Sunday 8-45 am and Sunday 11am and they share the responsibility for playing at parish funerals and weddings.

The congregation have a good reputation for singing led by willing singers at the front forming a choir.

Each month on the 1st Sunday at the 11 o’clock mass, Liz Lord’s folk group accompanies and leads the singing . This tradition was started about 30 years ago by Mark Condron who used to play the guitar at the 6pm mass. The group has developed over the years and now has a keyboard and various guitars and singers. Richard Yates works together with Fr Paul to select the hymns.

We are always on the lookout for new musicians to come along and join this informal setup. So all would be welcome – musicians and singers!

To find out more or to join this group please contact

music@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  11 August.  Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time.       Mass 9.30am (Saint Mark's) 11.15am (Saint Charles), 4.00pm Saint Mark's.

Monday  12 August.      Mass 10.00am. Saint Marks.

Tuesday   13 August.   Mass 8.30am Saint Charles.   

Wednesday  14 August. Saint Maximilian Kolbe, priest and martyr.  Mass  8.30am Saint Charles and  7.30pm Saint Charles (first Mass of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin)

Thursday 15 August.   The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Holy Day of Obligation.. Mass 10.00am (Saint Marks). (No Mass in Saint Charles today)

 Friday 16 August.    Mass 10.00am Saint Mark's.     

 Saturday  17 August. No Mass in cemetery during August.   11.30am - 12.noon Sacrament of Reconciliation (Saint Charles)

Sunday 18 August. Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time.  Mass  9.30am (Saint Marks), 11.15am (Saint Charles),   4.00pm  (Saint Mark's) .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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