St Charles’ Parish, Moorside Road, Swinton, Manchester M27 9PD
Parish Priest: Rev Mgr Paul F Smith STL

Tel: 0161 794 1089 Email:

The Week Ahead

 Sunday  19 January.  Second Sunday in Ordinary Time.   Mass 9.30am (Saint Mark’s) 11.15am (Saint Charles), 4.00pm Saint Mark’s. Churches Together in Swinton and Pendlebury service to mark the week of Prayer for Christian Unity, at 6.30pm in Saint Mark’s church.

Monday    20 January.   Mass. 10.00am. Saint Marks.

Tuesday 21 January.  Saint Agnes, Virgin and martyr. Mass 10.00am Saint Charles.

Wednesday  22 January.  Weekday.   Class 3 Mass  in Saint Charles church 9.15am.   7.00pm RCIA.

Thursday 23 January.    Weekday.  Mass 8.30am in Saint Charles. 

 Friday 24 January.     Saint Francis de Sales, Bishop and doctor of the Church. Mass 10.00am Saint Mark’s followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament until 12.00noon.)

 Saturday 25 January.  The Conversion of Saint Paul. Mass 9.00am Saint Mary’s chapel, Wardley.      11.30am – 12.00noon Sacrament of Reconciliation Saint Charles.

Sunday 26 January. Third Sunday of Ordinary Time.    Mass  9.30am (Saint Marks), 11.15am (Saint Charles),   4.00pm  (Saint Mark’s)













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Mass Times


9.45 am (St.Marks)
11.15 am (with children’s Liturgy of the Word)

Monday and Friday (St.Marks)
10 am


Often in school on Wednesdays at 9.15am

Tuesday and Thursday (St.Charles)


Holy Days
7.30 pm (eve), 8.30 am

Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturdays: 11.30 am to 12.00 noon

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