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14 October 2018

Twenty Eigth Sunday of the Year

Special Day of Prayer for Prisoners & their Dependants

14 Oct 9.30
(St. Vincent’sFor All Parishioners
John Mullarkey

15 Oct 9.00
Mary Lomas

16 Oct 9.00
Anne Pearson

Wednesday 17 Oct 9.30
(St. Vincent’s) Michael Canning

18 Oct 9.00
Special Intention

19 Oct 9.30
(St. Vincent’s) Katherine Barnes

21 Oct 9.30
(St. Vincent’s) For All Parishioners
Bridie Kearns

Feastdays This Week                


                  MON: St. Teresa of Avila; WED: St. Ignatius of Antioch; THURS: St. Luke; FRI: St. Peter of Alcantara.                              

                                              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, Barry Lloyd, Eddie Partington, Baby Molly, Andrew Way, Joan Rowles, Tom Hall, Robert Graham, Ann Forshaw, 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, especially, Canons John Roper, Joseph Briscoe.


Baptism Programme:   The new candidates for Baptism will be welcomed at the 11am Mass next Sunday 21 October

St. Ambrose Christmas Fair will take place this year on Saturday 24 November from 11am to 1pm.  In the weeks leading up to the Fair we would appreciate any donations of chocolates. Groceries, toiletries, bottles, raffle prizes & items that are as-good-as-new.  Labelled boxes will be provided for the goods at the back of church.


CAFOD Family Fast Day:     Envelopes are available at the back of church.

Please use them for your donations and return them anytime throughout October.


Serra Meeting:           Thursday 18 October at 7.30pm at Christ Church, Heald Green.  Deacon Denny will give a talk about being an Airport Chaplain.  Everyone is welcome.  Ring Gerry on 428 9103 if you wish to attend.


Footsteps:       The next event in the Footsteps series of presentations is on Thursday 25 October at 7.30pm in St. Peter’s, Parish Centre, Green Lane, Hazel Grove.  Come along to hear Fr. Eamonn Mulcahy who captivated everyone with his insight, humour and great conviction when he came to talk in May.  His topic this time is “Jesus and joy: the surprise of the Gospel”.  Light refreshments and nibbles will be served.  Everyone is welcome.


A Commemoration of the Centenary of World War I will take place at

St. Joseph’s, Stockport on Saturday 10 November at 5pm, followed by

a meal and social.  Tickets 6.  See the poster at the back of church

for contact details.


ACTS (Adult Catholics Together Spiritually):           Their annual retreat will take place from Friday 26 October to Sunday 28 October at St. Winefride’s Guest House, Holywell, North Wales.  Attendees are asked to give a suggested donation of 100.  For more details ring Siobhan on 0161 477 2783.


‘The Men of St. Joseph’ meet every Thursday night at 8pm in the Parish Hall at

St. Joseph’s, Stockport.  Contact Simon Leigh on 07738 056761 for details.


Offertory Collection:     357.77                Thank You

Second collection next weekend for World Missions


Parish Tote:

1st Prize:  30    No. 1  M. Shelcross         2nd Prize:  10    No. 158  C. Conley



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 5889.

or St. Peter’s 483 3476

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