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Returning to Mass at Pentecost

An invitation from the Bishops of England and Wales This is the bread come down from heaven (John 6:58) A beautiful hallmark of the Catholic faith is the profound desire to participate in the Holy Mass and share in the Eucharist. We do so with deep gratitude and joy. The Eucharist gives the Church her…

Metanoia Project Drop In Project Volunteers

Metanoia Project’s Drop In for the homeless is looking for volunteers. The Drop In runs 6.30 -8pm every Wednesday evening in St Wilfrid’s Church. The volunteers assist in setting up and tidying away the space, providing refreshments, assigning the needed clothing or toiletries, as well as spending time listening and talking with the people, so…

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…