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 17 February. Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year C in Lectionary)   Mass  9.30am (Saint Mark's)  11.15am (Saint Charles), 4.00pm (Saint Mark's)

 PLEASE NOTE NEW MASS TIMES DURING WEEK AND AT WEEKENDS……..

Monday  18 February.  10.00am (Saint Mark's).

Tuesday 19 February . Mass - 8.30am. (Saint Charles)

Wednesday  20 February.   Mass - 8.30am (Saint Charles church - no Mass in school this week for half-term).

Thursday 21 February .    . Mass -  8.30am (Saint Charles)

 Friday 22 February  Chair of Saint Peter.   Funeral Mass - 10.00am (Saint Mark's) for Tom Losty R IP..

 Saturday 23 February. Saint Polycarp, bishop and martyr.   9.00am Mass in Saint Mary's cemetery chapel.    Sacrament of Reconciliation 11.30am-12.noon Saint Charles.   (Please note, no evening Mass at Saint Charles)

Sunday 24 February.  Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time.  Mass  9.30am (Saint Marks), 11.15am (Saint Charles),  4.00pm (Saint Mark's)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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