Young Readers Ministry  

The Young Readers’ Ministry was formed in 2011 and over the years we have grown enthusiastically. Often our Young Readers get the taste for reading when they are on the Sacramental Programme and/or through the Uniformed Organisations.

We currently have 6 young people who read at the 6pm Mass on a Saturday and 13 who read at the 11am Mass on Sunday.

At the 11am Mass they have taken on the mantle of reading the Psalms, and when confident will read the 1st or 2nd Readings and Bidding Prayers. The Young Readers also read the Solemn Intercessions at the Good Friday Service .

There is no pre-requisite to becoming a Young Reader other than a strong desire to read the Word of God. We encourage young people from year 6 to join this ministry. We offer a buddy system to our new Young Readers to help their confidence and they receive lots of support and guidance.

We have formation days for our Young Readers and hope to have another one in the early part of 2018.

To Find Out More About Our Work or To join Us please email youngreaders@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 1 December.     Mass 9.30am (Saint Mark's) 11.15am (Saint Charles), 4.00pm Saint Mark's.

Monday 2 December.     Mass 10.00am. Saint Marks.

Tuesday 3 December.    Saint Francis Xavier, priest.  Mass 8.30am Saint Charles.

Wednesday  4 December.    Mass 9.15am in Saint Charles school, wholeschool.  7.00pm RCIA in Saint Charles presbytery.

Thursday 5 December.     Mass  8.30am. Saint Charles.

 Friday 6 December.      Saint Nicolas of Bari, bishop. Mass 10.00am in Saint Mark's, followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Adoration until 12.00noon.

 Saturday 7 December.   Saint Ambrose of Milan, bishop.  Mass 9.00am Saint Mary's chapel, Wardley.   10.00am First Reconciliation for children of Sacramental Programme.      11.30am - 1200.noon Sacrament of Reconciliation at Saint Charles.

Sunday 8 December. Second Sunday of Advent.  Mass  9.30am (Saint Marks), 11.15am (Saint Charles),   4.00pm  (Saint Mark's)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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