Parish Office:  0161 740 2448  

Parish Priest: Fr. David Glover

Sunday: 11th November, 2018



Day Service Time  
Sunday Polish Mass 9.00am 32nd  Sunday in ordinary time
  Mass 10.30am  
  Devotions to Blsd Cyprian Tansi Noon  
  Mass 6.00pm  
Monday Mass 9.00am St. Josaphat
Tuesday Mass 9.15 am  
Wednesday Mass 9.00am  
Thursday Mass 9.00am  
Friday Mass 9.00am  
Saturday Confessions 11.00am  
  Mass Noon Of the B.V.M.
  Baptism 1.00pm  


The retiring collection is for Cornerstone centre for the homeless

Extra pound £18.70 Retiring £64.05(S.A.V./L.O.C.)

Weddings at least six months notice required


Masses. Birthday memories for Francis Edward Barnett, Frances Hanvey & Kathleen Boyd, Adam Dudley Rip, Arthur Hanvey Rip, Arthur Cooper Srn. Rip, Arthur Cooper Jnr. Rip, Jack Maquire Rip, Jack McAllister Rip, Kathleen Cooper Rip, Maureen Boyle Rip, Frances Brown Rip, Rosaleen & Terry Gibney Rip, George & Maureen Ward Rip Anniversary, In thanksgiving to the Sacred Heart, Ss Jude, Anthony, Teresa, Clare, Blsd John Henry Newman and the donor’s Guardian Angel, Oliver Cullen Rip, Bob Nickson Rip, Herbert Andrew Nickson Birthday memories, Stan Leech Rip, Special Intentions, Sarah Alexander Birthday memories, Elizabeth Bradley Birthday memories, Tony & Judith Nickson Wedding Anniversary, Thanksgiving, All the souls in purgatory


Thank you to Margaret Leech who at Stan’s funeral, asked that donations be made to St. Anne’s £197.90 was given.


We pray this week for the parishes of St. Mary Radcliffe, & St. Teresa Little Lever & Fr. James Manock. The parish of Our Lady of Lourdes & St. Gregory the Great Farnworth & Fr. Kelly. The chaplaincy at Bolton Royal Hospital. The primary schools and Mount St. Joseph’s High School.


Year 5 are attending the 9.15am Mass on Tuesday and staying for devotions until 10.00am


The Notre-Dame association are attending Saturday’s Mass


The Piety Stall now has a selection of Advent books, Advent candles, Christmas Cards, Crib Sets and other Christmas gifts.


November is the month of Holy Souls when we pray at every Mass for the souls of the departed. There are envelopes in the narthex in which you can put your list of names and your stipend offering. Please return them to Fr. Glover.


Parent & Toddler group. After the 9.15am Mass on Tuesday followed by a drink and toast in the parish hall. Those who have younger children with them are encouraged to come as there will be toys for them to play with. It is an opportunity for parents to worship and socialise together.


The lists for Candles at the shrines for 2018 are on the notice board in the Narthex. The candles cost £5 each and burn for a week. If you wish to nominate any for a loved one or specific intention, please place your donation in an envelope and give it to Fr. Glover with a note of which shrine you would like the candle lit at and the intention for which it is to be lit.


Please start bringing items for the Christmas Fayre. Chocolate Tombola, Bottle Tombola, Bric a Brac, Groceries, Toiletries, Toys. Please think about baking for the cake stall. Helpers needed to man the stalls, please see Steve Bentley or telephone him on 740 4819.

Winner takes half now in the narthex until the Christmas Fayre on Saturday 24th November. Please give this your support. The winning half to date is £52-50.

Christmas draw raffle tickets are now available please take some to buy for yourself and some to sell to family and friends.

List of Prizes on the notice board in the narthex. Please sign up if you are willing to donate any of them.


The Rosary is recited in Our Lady’s chapel following the 9.00am Mass on Wednesday.

St. Anne’s Book of Remembrance. At the Noon Mass on the first Saturday of each month I shall place “The Book of Remembrance” on the altar and the Mass will be offered for the souls of all those whose names are contained in the book. If you wish the name/s of members of your family recording in the book, please complete one of the slips that are available in the Narthex and return it to Fr. Glover with your donation. This will mean that your loved ones will be remembered at Mass each month, in addition to the masses you would normally ask to be offered on their anniversary or in memory of their birthday.

Entered in the book of remembrance under number:

Divine Mercy every third Sunday in the month 3.00pm until 4.00pm.


Dates for your Diary: –

Saturday 24th November 2.00pm Christmas Fayre.

Sunday 2nd December Advent Breakfast in aid of Cornerstone following the 10.30am Mass.

Thursday 13th December School Christmas Music Concert. Time to be announced.

Same Day Over 60’s & Prayer Partner Afternoon Tea in School. Time to be announced.

Friday 14th December Key Stage One Nativity in Church time to be announced.

Tuesday 18th December 1.30pm in Church Early Years Christmas Nativity


Going into hospital? Don’t forget to inform Fr. Glover on 740 2448 who will advise the Catholic Chaplain or call the chaplain Fr. Matus on 834 4104.

Places in our school. It is essential that any catholic parent who wishes their child to have a place at our school registers them as soon as possible. PLEASE DO NOT WAIT UNTIL YOUR CHILD IS READY TO GO TO SCHOOL as you may find a place isn’t available. If you haven’t registered your child even if a place is available your child’s name and offer of a place will not have been passed to the local education authority by the school and subsequently a place at a non-Catholic school may be given.


Prayer Group Monday 7.30pm until 8.30pm at 151 Wilton Road.


The Candle at the Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour burns as a silent prayer for the deceased members of the McGeown Family

The Candle at the Sacred Heart burns as a silent prayer for Mary Gallagher

The Candle at Our Lady of Lourdes burns as a silent prayer for Mary Gallagher Rip


Is God calling you to be one of His Priests? If you think He may be, have a word with Fr. Glover.


Copper Jar. There is a jar in the Narthex the contents of which are for church funds. We are collecting 1p, 2p and 5p pieces should you have any spare to place in it.


Retiring Collections during November are: –

18th Retired Clergy Fund

25th Catholic Youth Service


Of your Charity please pray for: –

The sick Stan Leech, Dorothy Allison, Fr. Michael Hoare, Canon Kevin Kenny, Fr, John Laide, Fr. Martin Magee, Fr. Vincent Cavey, Canon Paul Mitcheson, Kathleen Cunningham,

The Dead. Fr. Joshua Sheeky, Fr. George Hamer, Fr. Joseph Chang