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 Ambrose Barlow, Moorside Road, Swinton, Manchester M27 9PD
Parish Priest: Rev Mgr Paul F Smith STL

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

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 The Week Ahead …..

 Sunday 29 November.  First Sunday of Advent. 10.00am Zoom Mass.  (access code in newsletter)                                     

Monday 30 November .   Saint Andrew. Apostle. Patron of Scotland.   Churches are closed today.

Tuesday 1 December.   Advent weekday. Churches are closed today.

Wednesday 2 December.  Advent weekday.   Churches are closed today.

Thursday 3 December.  Saint Francis Xavier. Priest and missionary.   8.30am Mass in Saint Charles.    10.00am Funeral Mass in Saint Mark's for Leonora Broadbent RIP.

 Friday 4 December.    Advent Weekday  10.00am Mass in Saint Marks.  11.30am Funeral Service in Saint Charles church for Mary Frances Kennedy RIP.

 Saturday 5 December.    No Mass in the parish this Saturday, including Saint Mary's chapel, Wardley

Sunday  6 December.  Second Sunday in Advent.    Masses -  9.30am Saint Mark's.  11.15am Saint Charles. 4.00pm Saint Mark's.

 

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