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 17 February. Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year C in Lectionary)   Mass  9.30am (Saint Mark's)  11.15am (Saint Charles), 4.00pm (Saint Mark's)

 PLEASE NOTE NEW MASS TIMES DURING WEEK AND AT WEEKENDS……..

Monday  18 February.  10.00am (Saint Mark's).

Tuesday 19 February . Mass - 8.30am. (Saint Charles)

Wednesday  20 February.   Mass - 8.30am (Saint Charles church - no Mass in school this week for half-term).

Thursday 21 February .    . Mass -  8.30am (Saint Charles)

 Friday 22 February  Chair of Saint Peter.   Funeral Mass - 10.00am (Saint Mark's) for Tom Losty R IP..

 Saturday 23 February. Saint Polycarp, bishop and martyr.   9.00am Mass in Saint Mary's cemetery chapel.    Sacrament of Reconciliation 11.30am-12.noon Saint Charles.   (Please note, no evening Mass at Saint Charles)

Sunday 24 February.  Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time.  Mass  9.30am (Saint Marks), 11.15am (Saint Charles),  4.00pm (Saint Mark's)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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