On the day we celebrate the anniversary of the dedication of this church building, we re-dedicate ourselves to the challenges and discipline of being Christian.

We extend a special welcome today to Amelia Louise Mary Metcalfe and Luke Brian Foster, who join us in the fellowship of the Universal Church through holy baptism.

Eucharistic Prayer – Memorial Acclamation 1

Mass This Week And Intentions (Week 27)

Monday            7.00pm                   Nicholas Parry (priest) RIP

Tuesday           9.15am*                 Dorothy Foxcroft (anniv.)  Blessed John Henry Newman

Wednesday      9.15am                    Bishop of Blackburn  St Paulinus of York

Thursday         7.15pm                     Philip Price (priest) RIP

Friday              9.15am                     Bishop Philip’s intentions  St Wilfred

Saturday          9.15am                    Philip Carter (anniv.)   St Edward the Confessor

Prayer Of The Church

Morning Prayer:  Sun 7.30am; Tues – Sat 8.55am

Evening Prayer: Tues, Thur, Fri 5.00pm


Monday 7.30pm


Thursday 6.45 – 7.10pm

Sacrament Of Reconciliation

Saturday 9.45 – 10.15am Or By Appointment.

Next Sunday: Masses at 8.00 & 10.00am

Today’s Organ Music

Allein Gott (God alone) (BWV 662)

Wir glauben all an einen Gott (Creed) (BWV 680)

J.S. Bach

Parish Notices

Tuesday’s Mass is at the earlier time of 9.15am, when we shall be joined by the school community. All welcome.

Adoration Thursday 6.45 -7.10pm.

Philip Price (priest) RIP Fr Philip was parish priest here, 1981-1995.  He died on 21st September, after a lengthy period of illness.  Please note that Mass will be offered for the repose of his soul on Thursday this week (7.15pm).

Boxes of Hope The last date your donated items for our will be next Sunday.  Thank you for all of your gifts, they will shortly be on their way to children in remote villages in Romania and Transylvania.

Fellowship & Fundraising Committee Meeting on Thursday at 7.45pm (straight after Mass) in church.

Sunday intercessions We have had one new volunteer to help with the bidding prayers – it would be good to have one or two more.  Don’t be scared!

Footsteps We still need people to help with the very youngest in our worshipping community – this will involve being on a rota to help, before the children join the rest of us.  Please speak to Rachael Makinson or Fr Stephen. It would be good to have some volunteers who are not parents of young children. Please be generous, we need your help!

Routes of Faith There are some leaflets in church with details of a programme for learning more about the faith. Please take one.

Readers Please collect your readings from the sacristy.

Other Notices

Courses Fr Stephen has details of some courses offered by the diocese on ‘Leading Small Groups’, and ‘Basic Pastoral Skills’.  Please ask him if you may be interested.

Walsingham Events Fr Stephen also has details of the Families Rosary Pilgrimage (Oct 2018) and the Children’s Pilgrimage (March 2019).  Please ask if you’re interested.

Lunchtime Welfare Assistants required at school.  More details from the school office, tel. 732536.

Please pray for

The sick: Diane Simpson, Edward Troughton, Colin Martin, Sarah Lightburn, Fr John Daulman, Margaret Pithers, Cathy Sime, Cain Calvin, Isaac Calvin, Mary Schofield, Frank Taylor

Recently departed: Dorothy Foxcroft, Philip Price (priest)

Anniversaries: Ethel Keen, William Mercer (priest), William Potter, Edmund Berry, Maud Lawrence, Annie Wren, Gillian Mawson, Harold Garner, Philip Carter, Joan Huntingdon, Ian Benge (priest)