The Rambling Club  

The rambling club evolved out of the church choir back in around 1974! We used to take our families out for a ramble after mass in the countryside. We decided to open the invitation out to anyone and everyone who wished to join us, every 3rd Sunday of the month. Our members grew and at one time we had 79 walkers and needed two coaches!

The group were also a large working group which arranged working parties to renovate the works canteen that Fr. Kavanagh had purchased, and helped to turn it into our parish hall. Many of the rambling club were local tradesmen and helped out on a voluntary basis.

The rambling club arranged pilgrimages to Bala, Walsingham and Rome, all on foot. We also arranged a walking youth hosteling holiday in the Yorkshire dales. Our group, although based at St. Charles, included all other denominations. The current chairperson is also a prominent member of St.Peter’s Parish, Swinton.

I would recommend the rambling club to anyone, especially families who wish to enjoy the countryside and meet other families in the parish.

 

To find out more or to join this club please contact ramblers@stcharlesswinton.com

St Charles' Parish, Moorside Road, Swinton, Manchester M27 9PD
Parish Priest: Rev Mgr Paul F Smith STL 
Assistant Priest: Fr. Gavin Landers BA(Hons) STB

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

The Week Ahead

 Sunday 9 December.    Mass 6.00pm (Saturday, Saint Charles), 8.45am (Saint Charles), 9.45am (Saint Mark's)  11.00am (Saint Charles),11.15am (Saint Mary's)  4.00pm (Saint Mark's)

 Monday  10 December.   8.30am Mass (Saint Charles),  10.00am (Saint Mark's).

Tuesday  11 December.      8.30am Mass (Saint Charles)- 10.00am (Saint Mary's )  12.45pm Funeral Mass for Derek Ryder RIP.

 Wednesday  12 December.  8.30am Mass (in church)

Thursday  13 December    Saint Lucy, virgin and martyr 8.30am Mass (Saint Charles),  10.00am Mass(Saint Mary's)    7.30pm Devotions for month of Saints.  This week Saint Lucy with candlelit carols in Saint Charles church.

 Friday 14 December 8.30am Mass (Saint Charles),  10.00am (Saint Mark's).

 Saturday 15  December.   9.00am Mass in Saint Mary's cemetery chapel.   10.00am FIrst Reconciliation Saint Charles. . 11.30 -1200 noon parish confession. First Mass of Sunday (Saint Charles)

Sunday 9 December. Second Sunday of Advent. Mass 6.00pm (Saturday, Saint Charles), 8.45am (Saint Charles), 9.45am (Saint Mark's) . 11.00am (Saint Charles),11.15am (Saint Mary's)  4.00pm (Saint Mark's)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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