Forthcoming Events

Weekly events in the Parish:
– St Mary’s Playgroup meet every Monday in St Mary’s Church Hall 10:00am until 11:30am. £2 with snack provided. Find us on Facebook – St Mary’s Playgroup.

– Cuppa & Chat in St Patrick’s Hall 10:00am -12noon – next meeting 15th April.
– Bingo in St Patrick’s Hall, doors open at 7:00pm.

– Legion of Mary meeting after 10:00am Mass at St Patrick’s in the side room.
– Choir practice at St Mary’s Church 7:00pm. (Upstairs in the organ loft).

– SVP (Saint Vincent de Paul Society) meeting 6:00pm in St Mary’s presbytery (1st Wednesday of the month only)

– Lectio Divina in St Mary’s Presbytery 7:30pm.
Stations of The Cross (Lent only)
7:00pm, please see the newsletter for the location.

All are welcome to attend these events!


Lenten Penitential Service with opportunity for Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) on Monday 15th April at St Mary’s Church 7:00pm. There will be four priests available.

Stations of The Cross (Churches Together) on Tuesday 16th April at The Good Shepherd 7:00pm.


Join the Year 6 children for a craft afternoon and Easter Egg hunt on Wednesday 17th April at 1.30pm. Lifts available… please speak to any SVP member!

Maundy Thursday – Lancaster Diocesan Chrism Mass, at Lancaster Cathedral 11.30am… All are welcome!


Maundy Thursday – 18/4/19
Solemn Mass of The Lord’s Supper 7:30pm followed by ‘Watching’ until 11:00pm at St Mary’s Church.

Good Friday – 19/4/19
Office of Readings and Morning Prayer 9:45am
Stations of The Cross 10:30am
Stations of The Cross 11:30am (for children)

Solemn Liturgy of The Lord’s Passion 3:00pm

All at St Mary’s.

Holy Saturday – 20/4/19
Office of Readings and Morning Prayer 9:45am St Mary’s
Easter Garden – children are welcome to help decorate the Easter Garden at St Mary’s Church 10:15am.

The Blessing of Food 1:00pm – 2:00pm at St Patrick’s

Easter Vigil and First Mass of the Resurrection 8:00pm at St Mary’s

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of The Lord 21/4/19


The Good Shepherd 8:30am
St Patrick’s 10:00am
St Mary’s 11:30am (Solemn)

Details of more events coming soon!

In the meantime please visit our Parish Facebook and Twitter pages or view the weekly Newsletter.