Parish Office:  0161 740 2448  

Parish Priest: Fr. Glover

Sunday 8th September 2019



Day Service Time
Sunday Polish Mass 9.00am 23rd Sunday in ordinary time
Mass 10.30am  
Devotions Blsd Cyprian Tansi 3.00pm  
Mass 6.00pm  
Monday Eucharistic Service 9.00am
Tuesday Eucharistic Service 9.15am St. Ambrose Barlow
Funeral Mass Noon
Wednesday Eucharistic Service 9.00am
Thursday Eucharistic Service 9.00am The Holy Name of Mary
Friday Eucharistic Service 9.00am St. John Chrysostom
Saturday Eucharistic Service Noon The Exaltation of the Holy Cross


The retiring collection is for Youth Missions

Extra pound £Retiring £100.84(Catholic Education Service)

Weddings at least six months notice required


Masses Mary McCole Anniversary, Paul Shaw Anniversary, Catherine Gallagher, Wedding anniversary memories, Pat Meredith sick, In thanksgiving, Georgina Greaney Rip, John Moss Anniversary, Molly Ruane, Tom Ruane Rip, Tony Nickson Birthday, Catherine Behan Anniversary, Catherine Gallagher for a safe operation, Tommie Waters Rip, Delia O’Connell Anniversary, Geoffrey O’Connell Anniversary, James Morley Birthday memories, John Jennings Rip, Delia Morley Rip


Mary Teresa known as Margaret Smith died on 23rd August. May she rest in peace. Her funeral mass is on Tuesday at Noon followed by interment at Moston.


Harvest Festival. This will be during early October as usual. We are collecting food and toiletries for Cornerstone Centre for the Homeless. Please begin bringing the following items from now until the end of September. Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Dried Pasta, Dried Rice, Tins of Baked Beans, Tins of Tuna Fish, Toilet Rolls, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Soap, Shower Gel, Shampoo. Items can be left in the back sacristy, door near the Sacred Heart of Jesus.


Yoga Classes with George Saturday from 10.30am until 11.30am. In the parish hall.  It will be a prompt start. Cost £4-00 per person.


Date for your diary. Christmas Fayre Saturday 23rd November from 2.00pm. Now that summer has ended if you bought toys that you know you will never play with again please bring them to Church for the Christmas fayre toy stall. We already have sufficient soft toys.


Macmillan Coffee Morning in the parish hall following the 10.30am Mass on Sunday 29th September. Please bake some cakes and support this event. Cakes can be delivered to the Parish Hall between Noon and 1.00pm on Saturday 28th September or from 9.30am 0n Sunday the 29th September.


Do you shop in Harpurhey or visit the market there? If so will you be kind enough to take the bag of donated used spectacles and hand them in at Spec Savers Harpurhey who send them on to be reused in poor countries.


Sacramental Programme 2019/20 starts on Sunday 29th September. If your child will be in year three or above and you live in Crumpsall, but your child attends a school other than St. Anne’s, please speak with Fr. Glover to register your child on the programme he will also need to see your child’s baptism certificate.


We pray this week for the parishes of Our Lady & St. Patrick, Walton le Dale, St. Mary & St. John Southworth Samlesbury, Fr. Philip Nathaniel and the primary school.


Divine Mercy Devotions on the third Sunday of the month at 3.00pm


The lists for Candles at the shrines for 2019 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.


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:


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. 2 Thistle Bank Close


The Candle at the Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour burns as a silent prayer for Molly Ruane

The Candle at the Sacred Heart burns as a silent prayer for Paul Philpot Rip

The Candle at Our Lady of Lourdes burns as a silent prayer for Paul Philpot 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 September are:

8th, 15th & 22nd Youth Missions

29th Cornerstone centre for the homeless

Of your Charity please pray for: –
The sick Fr. Michael Hoare, Canon Kevin Kenny, Fr, John Laide, Fr. Martin Magee, Fr. Vincent Cavey, Josie Nickson,
Andrew Sawdyke, Pat Meredith, Catherine Gallagher,
The Dead. Fr. Anthony Gallagher, Fr. Rodney Nelson, Fr. Terence McCann,