Welcome to the Manchester Universities Catholic Chaplaincy (MUSCC)
We are situated in Avila House (opposite the UoM Student Union) and next to The Holy Name Church on Oxford Road. Open during the week from 10am until late, pop in for free toast in the morning, and tea/coffee/biscuits all day long. You are welcome to use our library (one of the best kept secrets in Manchester), with free WiFi! Or you can just relax in front of the telly, or play pool and table football. We have a beautiful and peaceful chapel, plus, next door, the largest church in Manchester! Masses are twice a day in term time.
We have loads of groups and activities to get involved in, a vibrant international community, and friends you will keep!
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If you would like to set up a meeting with a priest, book a room in the Chaplaincy for your group/society, or have a general enquiry, please email Stephanie our Chaplaincy Administrator
Thank you to everyone who took part in our Week of Guided Prayer last week. We hope you all gained something positive from the experience and look forward to welcoming you to our next programme in early 2015.
Student Christmas Dinner
We are providing Christmas Dinner for all of our international students who are staying in Manchester over the Christmas period. We invite those of you who aren't with your families and friends back home this year to come and spend this Joyful day with fellow students and our Jesuit Community. Places are £10.00 per person and can be booked through Stephanie in the Chaplaincy by giving your name and phone number. If you can't stop by in person please email with your information. Please let us know if you are attending no later than Friday, 19th December.
Merry Christmas Everyone!
IMPORTANT: Change of Mass Times
From Sunday 14th December we will only have one Mass per day;
Weekdays at 1.05pm
Sundays at 12.00pm
In the Holy Name Church
For the full Advent and Christmas timetable please pick up a booklet at the back of the church.
Advent & Christmas 2014
Wed 24th Dec (Christmas Eve)
1.05pm - Mass - after which the church will close until;
11pm - Carols
11.50pm - Opening of the Crib followed by Midnight Mass.
Thursday 25th December
The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas Day)
12 noon - Mass
The church will remain open until 6pm.
Christmas Dinner for Students after
the Mass. *Tickets are available from Stephanie in the Chaplaincy.
Friday 26th December
The Feast of St. Stephen (Boxing Day)
1.05pm - Mass
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Foodbank Christmas Hours
The Foodbank is operating a reduced service over the Christmas period. From Monday 22nd December we will only be open once a week. This will be on Tuesday 23rd & Tuesday 30th Dec at our usual time of 10am-12pm. To help volunteer at this busy time of year, please email:
Foodbank Christmas Cards
We are selling Christmas Cards designed by four local artists to raise money for the Foodbank this Holiday Season!
A pack of 5 costs £4. Each pack contains one of the designs shown below. They can be purchased from the Chaplaincy and in The Holy Name after masses.