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  11 August.  Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time.       Mass 9.30am (Saint Mark's) 11.15am (Saint Charles), 4.00pm Saint Mark's.

Monday  12 August.      Mass 10.00am. Saint Marks.

Tuesday   13 August.   Mass 8.30am Saint Charles.   

Wednesday  14 August. Saint Maximilian Kolbe, priest and martyr.  Mass  8.30am Saint Charles and  7.30pm Saint Charles (first Mass of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin)

Thursday 15 August.   The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Holy Day of Obligation.. Mass 10.00am (Saint Marks). (No Mass in Saint Charles today)

 Friday 16 August.    Mass 10.00am Saint Mark's.     

 Saturday  17 August. No Mass in cemetery during August.   11.30am - 12.noon Sacrament of Reconciliation (Saint Charles)

Sunday 18 August. Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time.  Mass  9.30am (Saint Marks), 11.15am (Saint Charles),   4.00pm  (Saint Mark's) .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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