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 25 March .  Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. Mass 6.00pm (eve), 8.45am and 11.00am.   

 Monday 26 March.    Monday of Holy Week.  8.30am Mass.     

Tuesday 27 March  Tuesday of Holy Week. 8.30am Mass .  

 Wednesday  28 March.  Wednesday of Holy Week. 8.30am Mass.

Thursday  29 March.    Maundy Thursday.    7.00pm Mass of the Lord Supper.

 Friday  30 March.   Good Friday.  12.15pm    Walk of Witness in Swinton Precinct. 3.00pm celebration of the Lord’s Passion.

 Saturday 31 March.  Holy Saturday.   No Mass in Saint Mary’s cemetery chapel today.  (no 6.00pm Mass this evening)                                       8.30pm Mass of the Easter Vigil.

Sunday 1 April.  Easter Sunday. 7.00am   Dawn service on Town Hall steps.   Mass  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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