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  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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