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Bishops’ Statment: Honouring Sunday

During the pandemic, public worship was suspended for a time and there have been restrictions on parish life. As a result, people have been exploring other ways to practice their faith including Spiritual Communion via live streaming. As people begin returning to more regular patterns of parish life and following the first face to face…

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…

Public Mass Resumes – From 16th January 2021

Public Mass will resume this weekend. Canon Adrian has carefully reviewed the government advice and is satisfied that our procedures are COVID secure within both our churches. However, parishioners are reminded that there must be no mingling of households outside of the church. Once you have left the church after Mass you must return home…

Attending St Andrew’s or St Mary’s

Update:17th July 2021 Stage 4 Unlocking Although most legal restrictions relating to the Covid pandemic are ending on Monday 19th July, a degree of caution is still needed where a large number of people gather in enclosed spaces, which of course, includes our churches. Please take note of the following Face coverings should still be worn…