St Charles’ Parish, Moorside Road, Swinton, Manchester M27 9PD
Parish Priest: Rev Mgr Paul F Smith STL 
Assistant Priest: Fr. Gavin Landers BA(Hons) STB

Tel: 0161 794 1089 Email:

The Week Ahead

 Sunday   18 February. First Sunday of Lent.. Mass 6.00pm (eve), 8.45am and 11.00am.    6.30pm Monthly Ecumenical Worship at United Reformed church.                                         

 Monday 19 February.    Lent weekday.  8.30am Mass.     

Tuesday 20  February.  Lent weekday. 8.30am Mass .  10.45am Funeral Mass for Bridget Noonan RIP.

 Wednesday  21 February.   Lent weekday.  8.30am Mass.

Thursday 22 February .    Chair of  Saint Peter, apostle.  8.30am Mass.

 Friday 23 February.   Saint Polycarp, bishop and martyr.  7.30am Mass. (at this time each Friday in Lent).

 Saturday 24 February. 9.00am Mass in Saint Mary’s cemetery chapel. 11.30 – 12.00non Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Sunday  26 February. Second  Sunday of Lent.  Mass 6.00pm (eve), 8.45am and 11.00am. 





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Mass Times

6.00 pm (First Mass of Sunday)

8.45 am (Church Parade every second Sunday of the month)
11.00 am (with children’s Liturgy of the Word)

Monday to Friday
usually 8.30 am, often in school on Wednesdays at 9.15am

Holy Days
7.30 pm (eve), 8.30 am

Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturdays: 11.30 am to 12.00 noon and after evening Mass


By appointment. Parents are expected to attend a course of preparation.


Six months notice is normally required.


Saint Vincent de Paul Society
Monthly as announced

Union of Catholic Mothers
First and third Tuesdays at 7.15pm

Beaver Scouts
Mondays in school at 6.00pm

Cub Scouts
Tuesdays in school at 6.00 pm

Wednesdays in school at 6.00 pm

Thursdays in school at 6.00 pm

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