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

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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