Diocese

Bishop Patrick O’Donoghue RIP

January 24th 2021We pray for the soul of Bishop Patrick O’Donoghue, Bishop Emeritus of the Lancaster Diocese, who died in Ireland earlier today. May his soul rest in peace and rise in glory. Live Stream Bishop Patrick’s Requiem Mass was lived streamed on Tuesday 26th January at 2pm. Official Notice You can read the official…

Father Jerome Ainsworth – Golden Jubilee

On 7th June 1969 Father Jerome Ainsworth was ordained by Bishop Foley at St Andrew’s in Cottam. Today we welcomed back Father Jerome as he celebrated the morning Mass.Father Jerome used the same chalice that was used at his ordination. Father Jerome is the last parishioner from St Andrew’s to be ordained to the Priesthood.…

Chrism Mass 2019 – Bishop Paul’s Homily

Reverend Fathers, beloved Deacons, beloved religious, my dear brothers and sisters in Christ, We are reminded in many ways that when Our Lord Jesus Christ founded His Church He did not make it a political party or social organisation. He did not constitute it to be a democracy. It was to be an extension of…