Friday, 27 October 2017


Please remember in your prayers:

Sick and housebound: Canon Tony Dorran, Canon Eugene Dolan, Roger Boocock, Janet Smith,  Pat Haworth, Joan Anders, Margaret Coyne, Paul Duffy, Marlene Dunderdale, Anthony Walton, Nathan Armstrong, Brian Laycock, Mary Austin, Dan Jarvis, Christopher Browae, David Smith

Lately Dead:  Maureen Southam x 2

Anniversaries: Bridget Doherty, Bessie Lonsdale, James Alfred Lonsdale, Mabel Harrison, John Harrison, Phil Gage, William Jackson, Monica Mercer, Annie Metcalf, Catherine Kehoe, Edward Massey, Margaret Massey, Rose Rushton, Doreen Robinson, Mary McIntyre.


Masses this week:

 Monday – 6:30pm Mass followed by Exposition Tues – 9:15 Wed – 10am & 7pm   All Saints

Thurs - 12:00 Noon Followed by Packed Lunch.          Friday – No Mass

  Sat 11am Mass For the Bereaved. 6:30pm First Mass of Sunday      Sunday 10:00 am

            Confessions Sat 5.45 – 6.15pm and Sunday 9.15 – 9.40am or by appointment


The Bereavement Mass Will be held on Saturday 4th November 2017 at 11am.


Sean Ryan – National Co-Ordinator for Caritas Community Sponsorship of Refugees will be

speaking to the Parish about the commitment responsibility and financial implications in sponsoring a refugee family, 28th/29th October 2017.


Father John Thanks you for all your prayers and best wishes. He has been discharged from hospital and is now convalescing.


 Birthday Wishes to Claire Catlow she is 90 years young today. 


Reminder - Embrace Liverpool 2017

Embrace, is an exciting one-day conference for young Catholics with Praise & Worship, Mass, Adoration, great talks and fantastic workshops This year's conference will take place on Saturday 25th November 2017 at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral between 9:30am – 6pm. It is aimed at 14-25 year olds but open to all ages. We have arranged for a coach to take a group of young people from Salford Cathedral. If you are interested in joining the youth team on this trip email Tracey on  Visit for more info.


The National Eucharistic Congress will cover three days: Friday-Sunday 7th-9th September 2018. Sunday 9th September will be an open day for all who wish to come to Liverpool for the last day of the Congress.  We would need to know by the 31st October 2017 if any wishes to take a place. Please Contact: Miss Pat Jones Tel: 07778995663 or e-


Annual Service of Light for all our children who have died will take place this afternoon at St Joseph's RC Church, Audley, Blackburn on 29th October 2017 at 2pm.


Lourdes 2018; next year we are planning to hold our parish Lourdes Group pilgrimage at the same time as Salford Diocese, which takes place from the 27th July-2nd August.  If you are considering joining us as a helper next year there is a volunteer information event being held at the Cathedral Centre Wednesday 22nd November 7.30-8.30pm.  If you require further information please speak to Maxine Pollard.


Mount Carmel RC High School Community Christmas Party -Senior Citizens of our Parish

If you would like to attend a Christmas party at Mount Carmel High School – this has now been scheduled for Monday 11th December from 12.00 noon until 2.30pm with Christmas lunch and entertainment. Please put your name down on the list at the back of church.  Numbers will be limited and please apply by 17th November at the latest.