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18 March 2018

Fifth Sunday of Lent

Sunday 18 Mar 9.30
(St. Vincent’sFor All Parishioners
Patricia Moriarty

19 Mar 9.00
Special imtention (Molly)

20 Mar 9.00
Cyril Jenkinson

Wednesday 21 Mar 9.30
(St. Vincent’s) Mary Romano

Thursday 22 Mar 9.00
Patrick O’Gorman

Friday 23 Mar 9.30
(St. Vincent’s) Sheila Hindle
Stations of the Cross

Sunday 25 Mar 9.30
(St. Vincent’s) For All Parishioners
Kathleen Nealon

Feastdays This Week                MON:  St. Joseph.


Baptisms:  By Appointmentcontact Fr. Geoff on 0161 480 3723 or Jenny Forshaw on 0161 494 6115


Please Pray For:

All who are sick at home or in hospital, especially, Joan Rowles, Tom Hall, Liz Beddows, Robert Graham, Ann Forshaw, Veronica Morrissey, Frances Hynes, Maddie Lofthouse, Margaret Farrelly, Pat Milne, Mary Young, Paul Righini, Fr Michael Cupit, Annette Loftus, Fr John Wright, Irene Walker, Veronica Norbury, John Holt, Christy Lynch, Imelda Judge, Veronica Lane, Joanna Winter, Terry Ann Morgan, Trudy Watts, Pat Judge, Paul McClure, Helen Jenkins, Baby Isabella Ortis, Eileen Ben, Marie Hughes.

All who have died recently.

All whose anniversaries occur around this time.


The Annual Churches Together Palm Sunday Service will take place here at St. Ambrose next Sunday afternoon at 3pm.  We will gather at 2.30pm at Adswood Community Centre from where we will walk back to the Church.  Please try to attend in good numbers.

CAFOD Lenten Appeal:     Please return your CAFOD envelopes anytime throughout Lent.

Lenten Talks on the Eucharist at St. Vincent’s:               Tuesday 20 March, 7.30 to 9pm, led by Canon David Roberts.  All are welcome.

Suitcases with wheels and handles are required to send clothes to children in Kenya.


Thank You:              Please take a look at the letter of thanks from Bishop Joseph Mairura, of Kisii Diocese, Kenya, for the 2800 we sent for children’s school fees.  Once again, thank you very much for your generous support of this worthy cause.

One World Week:                  Adswood Primary School are holding a culture market on Monday

19 March between 4pm and 6pm, to celebrate One World Week.  We have been invited to provide a stall that raises awareness about Christianity.  Marge Newbrook has kindly agreed take charge of the project.  All parishioners are welcome to visit the school on Monday between those times.

Serra Meetings:   The next talk will be on 5 April.  Fr. Paul Lomas will talk on the effect of the theology of St. Paul on the early Church.  Everyone is welcome. Ring 0161 428 9103 if you wish to attend.

Easter Flowers:    Donations towards the cost of flowers to decorate the church

for Easter would be gratefully accepted.  Please use the box at the back of church.


Parish Tote:            You can pay by cash or cheque (made payable to St. Ambrose, Stockport).  If this is a problem please speak to Liz, Karen or Colin at the back of church.  Remember, you have to be in it, to win it!


Foreign and Old Coins:        The SVP now have about 15 kilos of coins, the minimum weight to send to raise funds for the SVP nationally and locally.  Please drop any old or foreign coins into the container behind Colin’s table over the next few weeks.  Thank you.


Stations of the Cross will be held every Friday evening at 7.30pm throughout Lent.


Don’t Forget:         British Summer Time begins next Saturday evening, when the clocks go forward one hour.



Offertory Collection:    286.31             Thank You


Parish Tote:

1st Prize:  30 No. 8    I. Carlin 2nd Prize:  10   No. 104    M. Moores      Congratulations.


Hospitals:                   Someone in the Alexandra?  Phone St. Chad’s 428 2480

Someone in Stepping Hill or Cherry Tree?  Phone 483 1010 or the Chaplains 419 5889or St. Peter’s 483 3476

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