Parish Money Counters  

It was traditional in most parishes that a group of gentlemen were invited by the parish priest to count the offertory collection each week. With the introduction of “Covenant Committed Giving” and the subsequent Gift Aid tax relief schemes and a further tax relief scheme, it became more important than ever to record the money in the offertory. A substantial addition to parish income can be claimed from the Inland Revenue via thee schemes.

As a parish we have moved on and are no longer a male only group. We now consist of three ladies and four gentlemen and work in teams of two for security reasons. The work involves a commitment of approximately sixty or seventy-five minutes each time a team counts.

Father Paul is very flexible with us as to when a count is undertaken and supplies a cup of tea/coffee whilst we go about the task in hand.

We would very much appreciate additional volunteers to lighten the frequency we currently operate. So please think about doing this simple but rewarding work with us.

We would finally like to thank the parishioners who have helped over the years and who for various reasons can no longer do this work.

              To find out more or to volunteer, please email counters@stcharlesswinton.com

St Charles' Church, 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 22 March.  Fifth Sunday of Lent.   All Masses are now suspended until further notice in compliance with current directives - as is Sunday Mass obligation because of extraordinary circumstances.

Monday 30 March.   All Masses are currently suspend because of current directives.

Tuesday 31 March.   All Masses are currently suspend because of current directives. Funeral service for Alan Murray RIP at Agecroft crematorium.  No Mass in church until a later date because of current restrictions.

Wednesday 2 April.  All Masses are currently suspend because of current directives No  RCIA this evening.

Thursday 3 April. All Masses are currently suspend because of current directives. 

 Friday 4 April. All Masses are currently suspend because of current directives.  

 Saturday 5 April .  No Mass Saint Mary's chapel, Wardley.  (see notes above)    No Sacrament of Reconciliation Saint Charles.

Sunday 6 April. Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord.   No public celebration of Mass this weekend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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