Church News

Third Sunday of Easter Year A

14. May, 2017Church News, Homepage Slider, Ladyewell NewsComments Off

MASS TIMES & INTENTIONS

Third Sunday of Easter  Year A
 Sunday 30th April 2017

 

Time Intention Location
Sunday 30th April 10am Julie Gigi St Mary’s
2.45pm3pm BenedictionPeople of the Parish St Mary’s
Monday 1st MaySt Joseph the Worker 9am3 pm The SickSick and Needy St Mary’sSt Mary’s

 

Tuesday 2nd MaySt Athanasius 9am3pm The SickPrivate Intention St Mary’sLadyewell
Wednesday 3rdSts. Philip & James 9am3pm

 

JeanSick and Needy St Mary’sLadyewell

St Mary’s

Thursday 4th MayThe English Martyrs 9am3pm FrankSick and Needy St Mary’sSt Mary’s
Friday 5th MayFirst Friday 12noon Janet Lambert RIP Ladyewell 
Saturday 6th May 12 noon Holy Souls Ladyewell 
Sunday 7thy MayDay of Prayer for Vocations 10am David Adamson St Mary’s
2.45pm3pm BenedictionPeople of the Parish St Mary’s

Please pray for the sick Elsie Wilson, Derrick Booth, Cynthia Holden, Anne Swarbrick and all in

Preston Private Nursing Home

 

 

Everyone is welcome to join us for Coffee after 10am Mass

 

Ist Sunday of each month at the end of Mass anyone who will be having a birthday in that month come forward for a blessing.

 

Numbers attending Mass 115   Collection £402.00

 

 

 

  1. Preston Food Bank would be grateful for donations of food or toiletries. These can be left at the back of Church.   Thank you. 

     

  2. Saturday 13th May.  Centenary of Our Lady of Fatima.  12noon – 2pm 

    Mass at Ladyewell at 12 noon, Exposition of Blessed Sacrament, Rosary.

    Reflection on Fatima Message. Crowning of Our Lady’s statute. Benediction. Followed by refreshments.  (See poster in the porch

     

     

     

  3.  Church Cleaners. Thanks to those who have joined the team of Church Cleaners.We would be grateful if any member of the Parish would be willing to help           with cleaning our beautiful Church please contact either Father Ernest or Father Mario those who would like to clean the church on a Saturday this could be arranged.

     

     

    4. Congratulations to    Freda & Gerard Rogerson on their 67th Wedding

    Anniversary.

     

     

    5.   Future Dates

    Saturday 6th May Nigerian Catholic Chaplaincy. Manchester & Liverpool

    Tuesday 9th May   Our Lady & St Anselm., Bacup

    Saturday 13th May Centenary of Fatima

    Saturday 13th May  Our Lady & St Edwards Youth Group

    Thursday 18th May Chorley Secular Franciscans

    Friday 19th May       Union of Catholic Mothers, Maghull

    Saturday 20th May   St Peter’s Church, Middleton

     

     

HOLY WEEK & EASTER 2017

2. April, 2017Church News, Ladyewell NewsComments Off

  1. HOLY WEEK & EASTER SERVICES.Holy Thursday                     7pm

    Good Friday                         10.30am    Stations of the Cross

    3pm           Celebration of the Lords Passion

    Easter Vigil                           7pm

    Easter Sunday                      10am          Holy Mass

    3pm          NO MASS

    Ladyewell House.  Will be closed from Holy Thursday 13th April – Friday  21st April. Prayer Room and grounds we are open.

Mass Times and Intentions – w/c 2 April 2017

2. April, 2017Church News, Ladyewell NewsComments Off

MASS TIMES & INTENTIONS

5th  Sunday in Lent   Year A
Sunday 2nd April 2017 Time Intention Location
Sunday 2nd April 10am

1pm

Alice Flynn

Nuptial Mass

St Mary’s
2.45 

3pm       

Benediction

People of the Parish

St Mary’s
Monday 3rd April 9am

3 pm

Sonny Sebastian

Sick & Needy

St Mary’s

Ladyewell

 

Tuesday 4th April

St Isidore

9am

3pm

Joe Kelly

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

Ladyewell

Wednesday 5th April

St Vincent Ferrer

9am

3pm

John Doherty

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

Ladyewell

Thursday 6th April 9am

3pm

Joe & Josie Flanagan

Sick & Needy

St Mary’s

Ladyewell

Friday 7th April

St John the Baptist

12noon

6.30pm

Delia Gavin

Stations of the Cross

Ladyewell

St Mary’s

 

Saturday 8th April

12noon Merte Williams Ladyewell
Sunday 9th April

Palm Sunday of the Passion of

The Lord

10am

2.45

Special Intention

Benediction

St Mary’s
3pm People of the Parish St Mary’s

Please pray for the sick Elsie Wilson, Derrick Booth, Cynthia Holden, Anne Swarbrick and all in

Preston Private Nursing Home

 

Everyone is welcome to join us for Coffee after 10am Mass

Ist Sunday of each month at the end of Mass anyone who will be having a birthday in that month come forward for a blessing.

 

Numbers attending Mass 105                 Collection. £316.00

 

  1. Preston Food Bank would be grateful for donations of food or toiletries. These can be left at the back of Church.   Thank you.

     

  2.  Fathers Ernest & Mario would like to thank all Parishioners for their generous donations for their Order in Nigeria

     

  3. Lancaster Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham. Tuesday 26th September – Friday 29th September. Led by Bishop Michael Campbell OSA. Bishop of Lancaster. Cost £265.00 for further information contact Paul Briers 01945 834834 email. guildshop@yahoo.co.uk

     

  4.  Lent.      Lent Stations of the Cross every Friday at 6.30pm

     

  5.  Church Cleaners. We would be grateful if any member of the Parish would be willing to help with cleaning our beautiful Church please contact either Father Ernest or Father Mario those who would like to clean the church on a Saturday this could be arranged.

     

  6. Easter Flowers:  Envelopes at the back of Church for anyone who would like to donate towards the flowers for our Easter Celebrations.

     

  7. Today.      We celebrate the Nuptial Mass at 1pm for Amy Edgar & Andrew Harrison.

     

  8.  EASTER SERVICES.

    Holy Thursday                       7pm

    Good Friday                            10.30am    Stations of the Cross

    3pm           Celebration of the Lords Passion

    Easter Vigil                                      7pm

    Easter Sunday                        10am          Holy Mass

    3pm          NO MASS

        10 Ladyewell House.  Will be closed from Holy Thursday 13th April – Friday

                 21st April. Prayer Room and grounds we are open.

     

  1.   Future Dates.

    Saturday 24th June                Parish Pilgrimage

    Saturday 8th July                    Lancaster Diocesan Pilgrimage Led by

    Bishop Michael Campbell OSA

     

     

     

    MASS TIMES & INTENTIONS

    5th  Sunday in Lent   Year A
    Sunday 2nd April 2017 Time Intention Location
    Sunday 2nd April 10am

    1pm

    Alice Flynn

    Nuptial Mass

    St Mary’s
    2.45 

    3pm       

    Benediction

    People of the Parish

    St Mary’s
    Monday 3rd April 9am

    3 pm

    Sonny Sebastian

    Sick & Needy

    St Mary’s

    Ladyewell

     

    Tuesday 4th April

    St Isidore

    9am

    3pm

    Joe Kelly

    Sick and Needy

    St Mary’s

    Ladyewell

    Wednesday 5th April

    St Vincent Ferrer

    9am

    3pm

    John Doherty

    Sick and Needy

    St Mary’s

    Ladyewell

    Thursday 6th April 9am

    3pm

    Joe & Josie Flanagan

    Sick & Needy

    St Mary’s

    Ladyewell

    Friday 7th April

    St John the Baptist

    12noon

    6.30pm

    Delia Gavin

    Stations of the Cross

    Ladyewell

    St Mary’s

     

    Saturday 8th April

    12noon Merte Williams Ladyewell
    Sunday 9th April

    Palm Sunday of the Passion of

    The Lord

    10am

    2.45

    Special Intention

    Benediction

    St Mary’s
    3pm People of the Parish St Mary’s

     

    Please pray for the sick Elsie Wilson, Derrick Booth, Cynthia Holden, Anne Swarbrick and all in

     

    Preston Private Nursing Home

     

     

     

    Everyone is welcome to join us for Coffee after 10am Mass

     

    Ist Sunday of each month at the end of Mass anyone who will be having a birthday in that month come forward for a blessing.

     

     

     

    Numbers attending Mass 105                 Collection. £316.00

     

     

     

    1. Preston Food Bank would be grateful for donations of food or toiletries. These can be left at the back of Church.   Thank you.

       

    2.  Fathers Ernest & Mario would like to thank all Parishioners for their generous donations for their Order in Nigeria

       

    3. Lancaster Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham. Tuesday 26th September – Friday 29th September. Led by Bishop Michael Campbell OSA. Bishop of Lancaster. Cost £265.00 for further information contact Paul Briers 01945 834834 email. guildshop@yahoo.co.uk

       

    4.  Lent.      Lent Stations of the Cross every Friday at 6.30pm

       

    5.  Church Cleaners. We would be grateful if any member of the Parish would be willing to help with cleaning our beautiful Church please contact either Father Ernest or Father Mario those who would like to clean the church on a Saturday this could be arranged.

       

    6. Easter Flowers:  Envelopes at the back of Church for anyone who would like to donate towards the flowers for our Easter Celebrations.

       

    7. Today.      We celebrate the Nuptial Mass at 1pm for Amy Edgar & Andrew Harrison.

       

    8.  EASTER SERVICES.

      Holy Thursday                       7pm

      Good Friday                            10.30am    Stations of the Cross

      3pm           Celebration of the Lords Passion

      Easter Vigil                                      7pm

      Easter Sunday                        10am          Holy Mass

      3pm          NO MASS

          10 Ladyewell House.  Will be closed from Holy Thursday 13th April – Friday

                   21st April. Prayer Room and grounds we are open.

       

     

    1.   Future Dates.

      Saturday 24th June                Parish Pilgrimage

      Saturday 8th July                    Lancaster Diocesan Pilgrimage Led by

      Bishop Michael Campbell OSA

       

       

     

     

HOMILY FOR 3RD SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR A

18. December, 2016Church News, Feature, Ladyewell NewsComments Off

HOMILY FOR 3RD SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR A

Today is liturgically described as “Gaudete Sunday “. That is why our priests are vested in pink or rose regalia. “Gaudete” is a Latin word for “rejoice “. The church calls her children to rejoice for their salvation is near at hand. She presents to her children the glimpse of hope in the redemptive work of the Messiah among us. It does not matter the circumstances one finds himself or herself. The call remains that of Joy. St Paul made this acclamation superbly in his letter to the Philippians: “Rejoice in the Lord always; again, I say Rejoice “(Phi 4:4).

 

The questions that often come to mind are: “How can I really rejoice in the midst of the unprecedented persecutions unleashed against Christians in the Middle East and some parts of Africa? ” “How possible is the manifestation of blissful joy in the presence of hunger, political suppression, poverty and high rate of fatal diseases such as Cancer?” “Are we really called to rejoice while the threats against Christian marriage and family life abound?” “Does the church really mean this clarion call or is it for formalities, and just on the level of quixotism without practical application? ” All these aghast socioeconomic and politico- religious circumstances that bedevil our world of today question the idea of “Gaudete.”

 

Like John the Baptist in the gospel we all have the tendency to ask the Lord; ” are you the one who is to come, or have we got to wait for someone else?” John the Baptist as we all know is the forerunner of Jesus Christ. He identified or pin pointed Jesus as the Messiah from his mother’s womb. He baptised Jesus and humbly proclaimed him the Messiah with a noble assertion that has become a liturgically icon expression throughout the history of the church;” behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world “(John 1:29). He even refused to be identified as Christ. He humbly declared “I am not the Christ… He who comes after me, the thong of whose scandal I am not worthy to untie “(John 1:20,27).

 

St Augustine masterfully analysed the disposition of this effervescent Baptist thus; ” Take an example of humility from John himself. He is thought to be the Christ, but he says he is not what people think. He does not use the mistake of others to feed his own pride” (Sermon 293,3). He was not the WORD.  He was rather the voice that spoke and inculcated and stamped the WORD in the consciousness and existence of the people of his time. That was an indispensable preliminary of the preparation for the coming of Christ, “the Word made flesh”(John 1:14). John has his own limitations. He is not perfect. Some exegete like William Barclay can hardly describe him as a holy man.

 

This calls my attention to the abyss stretch between being spiritual and being perfect; as well as being holy and pious or ascetical. One can be so ascetical with great ability to buffet his body and bring it into control while sticking rigidly to his prayer programmes without excelling in Love, which is the underlining identity of Christian life. When one’s spiritual life does not make for advancement in charity and disposition for the will of God, there will always be the tendency to misunderstand God. This is ocular in the life of John as he didn’t understand the mission of Christ as that of Love and Cross. Barclay writes “he knew the holiness of God, he declared the justice of God but never learnt the cross of Christ and least in the kingdom of God is more than him”. He preached a very scathing message against the Pharisees and predicted a Christ who will punish sinners and reward the righteous. (c.f. Matt 3:10-12).

 

SIMPLE LESSONS

Christian life is identified in the life of the cross; one cannot experience the power of grace without experiencing the power of Christ; neither can one experience the power of Christ without the experience of the cross. As Christians, we ought to avoid showcasing a life of dichotomy between spirituality and cross, piety and love. Every follower of Christ should realise that the Christian way is that of the cross and be disposed without doubt for a seemingly disappointment from God. His ways are not ours and his thoughts are different from ours.

 

Mass Times & Intentions – 18 December 2016

18. December, 2016Church News, Feature, Ladyewell NewsComments Off

MASS TIMES & INTENTIONS

4th Sunday of Advent Year A
Sunday 18th December 2016 Time   Location
Sunday 18th December 10am Helen St Mary’s
2.45

3pm

Benediction

People of the Parish

St Mary’s
Monday 19th December 9am

3pm

Betty A Jerome

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

St Mary’s

 

Tuesday 20th December 9am

3pm

The  Hawkins Family

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

St Mary’s

Wednesday 21st December

St Peter Canisius

9am

3pm

The Farrey Family

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

St Mary’s

Thursday 22nd December 9am

3pm

The Kilbane Family

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

St Mary’s

Friday 23rd December 12noon

 

Joe Holliday RIP St Mary’s

 

Saturday 24th December 9am

6pm

6.30pm

Fathers Ernest & Mario

Carol Service

Vigil Mass. Nellie Donnelly RIP

St Mary’s

St Mary’s

St Mary’s

 

 

                       

Please pray for the sick Elsie Wilson, Derrick Booth, Cynthia Holden,

Anne Swarbrick and all in Preston Private Nursing Home.

 

Collection last Sunday  £376.50                      Numbers attending 126

 

 

First Sunday of each month at the end of Mass anyone who will be having a birthday in that month come forward for a blessing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We congratulate Father Mario on his new apostolate as the Priest Chaplain to

Corpus Christie High School and Our Lady’s High School, we owe him our prayers.

 

 

 

 

Preston Food Bank. Would be grateful for donations of food or toiletries. These maybe left at the back of the Church. Thank You.

 

 

Marriage Preparation Courses: will commence on Saturday 19th January 2017 at St Clare’s Church, Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood. For more information please contact Rory & Sian Martin 07930 249 203

 

 

Advent Service of Reconciliation .   Monday 19th December at St. Clare’s Church,

Green Lane, Fulwood at 7 pm

 

Christmas Mass Times at St. Mary’s

 

Friday 23rd December                          6pm-7pm    Confession (St Mary’s)

Saturday 24th December                      9am            Holy Mass

6pm           Carols

6.30pm      Vigil Mass

 

Sunday 25th December                         10am          Holy Mass

 

Saturday 31st December                       1pm            Nuptial Mass

 

Sunday 1st January 2017                      10am          Holy Mass

3pm           Holy Mass

 

 

Pot Wreaths will be on sale on Sunday18th  December. Priced at £5.00 for the

homeless

 

Church Flowers for  Christmas at St Mary’s. Envel0pes will be at the back of Church       Sunday 11th December donations would be appreciated.        

 

       Ladyewell House will close on Saturday 17th December and re open on Saturday 7th

       January 2017. Prayer room and grounds will be open

Mass Times, Intentions & Notices – 30 October 2016

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MASS TIMES & INTENTIONS

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sunday 30th October Time Intention Location
Sunday 30th October 10am Lila St Mary’s
2.45 

3pm       

Benediction

People of the Parish

St Mary’s
Monday 31st October 9am

3pm

Billy and Joseph

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

St. Mary’s

 

Tuesday 1st November

All Saints Day.(Holiday of Obligation)

9am

3pm

Raj and Michael

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

St. Mary’s

Wednesday 2nd November

All Souls

10am

12noon

3pm

All Souls

All Souls (Blessing of Graves)

All Souls

St Mary’s

St Mary’s

St Mary’s

Thursday 3rd November

St Martin de Porres

9am

3pm

Warren Legge RIP

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

Ladyewell

Friday 4th November

St. Charles Borromeo

12noon

 

Shahni, Raj and Michael Ladyewell

 

Saturday 5th November 12noon Thomas Ladyewell
Sunday 6th November 10am Sarah St Mary’s
3pm People of the Parish St Mary’s

Please pray for the sick Elsie Wilson, Derrick Booth, Cynthia Holden, Anne Swarbrick and all in

Preston Private Nursing Home.

 

 Coffee will be served after 10am Mass

 

 

 

 

Collection last Sunday £274.82  Numbers attending  100

 

Fernyhalgh clothes collection for The Foxton Centre.

On behalf of the Foxton Centre we have been asked to express their gratitude for the overwhelming response to the appeal for clothing for the homeless of Preston.

The generosity in giving so much clothing was really remarkable. We had two estate cars, full to the roof, to take the clothes to the centre. The staff at the centre were amazed at the amount the parishioners had donated.

Thank you on behalf of all those who this Winter will benefit from your kindness.

Ted Donnelly & Brian Ryan.

                                                                             

First Sunday of each month at the end of Mass anyone who will be having a birthday in that Month come forward to receive a blessing

 

 

Preston Food Bank would be grateful for donations of food or toiletries. These may be left at the back of Church.  Thank You.

 

Sunday 30th October the collection is  for Sick and Retired Priests

 

Ladyewell: Christmas Cards. Calendars & Cribs are now on sale in the shop

 

November 2nd Feast of All Souls.

 

10am                    Holy Mass   at St Mary’s

12 noon                Holy Mass ( outside weather permitting and Blessing of the Graves)

                              (Candles will be available)

3pm                      Holy Mass at St. Mary’s

 

November Holy Souls.  There will be a basket in front of the altar in which to place the     names of all deceased family and friends. They will be remembered at all the Masses during the month of November.

 

Flowers for All Souls Day

Pot flower arrangements for the graves will be sold after Mass on October 30th these will cost £5. 00 proceeds from the sale of the pots will be divided between the Foxton Centre and  Preston Food Bank.   Advance orders welcome. (See Angela Horsfield ]

 

Ladyewell Winter Opening as from Monday24th October 2016

Sunday, Monday & Tuesday Ladyewell House will be closed

Prayer Room and Grounds open

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Saturday Ladyewell House will be open 10am-3.30pm

 

 

 

 

Notices – 16 October

16. October, 2016Church News, Ladyewell NewsComments Off

MASS TIMES & INTENTIONS

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

 

Sunday 16th October Time Intention Location
Sunday 16th October 10am Valeria Watson RIP St Mary’s
2.45 

3pm       

Benediction

People of the Parish

St Mary’s
Monday 17th October

St. Ignatius of Antioch

9am

3pm

David Hawkins

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

Ladyewell

 

Tuesday 18th October

St Luke

9am

3pm

Annie Bloor

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

Ladyewell

Wednesday 19th October

St John Brebeuf & Isaac Jogues

9am

3pm

Hettie O’Connor

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

Ladyewell

Thursday 20th October 9am

3pm

Maura & Pat

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

Ladyewell

Friday 21st October

 

12noon

 

Fred Drew RIP

 

Ladyewell

 

Saturday 22nd October

St John Paul II

12noon Bridget & Michael Cooney St Mary’s
Sunday 23rd October 10am Ladyewell Volunteers St Mary’s
3pm People of the Parish St Mary’s

Please pray for the sick Elsie Wilson, Derrick Booth, Cynthia Holden, Anne Swarbrick and all in

Preston Private Nursing Home.

 

 Coffee will be served after 10am Mass

 

 

Collection last Sunday £292.90  Numbers attending 91

 

Fernyhalgh clothes collection for The Foxton Centre on Sunday 16th October

The Foxton Centre, Knowsley St, Preston has during the last few weeks, put out a plea for clothes for the homeless people of Preston. They have seriously limited stock. Below is a list of clothing which they need:

Tops, T shirts, jumpers, cardigans, coats, jackets, trousers, tracksuit bottoms, trainers, flat shoes/boots, hats, gloves, scarves and socks.

Please ensure that any clothes donated are in good condition and clean. If you are able to help please leave your donations in plastic bags at the back of St Mary’s Church, behind the benches on right hand side (near 8th & 9th Stations of the Cross)

On Sunday 16th. The clothes will be taken to the centre on Monday 17th after 9am Mass. If you have any queries please ring Ted Donnelly 01772 795706 or Brian Ryan 01772 717131.

are at the back of Church please support. Thank you.

                                                                             

First Sunday of each month at the end of Mass anyone who will be having a birthday in that Month come forward to receive a blessing

 

 

Preston Food Bank would be grateful for donations of food or toiletries. These may be left at the back of Church.  Thank You.

 

Ladyewell: Christmas Cards. Calendars & Cribs are now on sale in the shop

 

November 2nd Feast of All Souls.

 

10am                    Holy Mass   at St Mary’s

12 noon                Holy Mass (outside weather permitting) blessing of the graves

                              (Candles will be available)

3pm                      Holy Mass at St. Mary’s

 

Ladyewell Shrine

Saturday 22nd. Leyland St Andrews PCC

Wednesday 2nd November Beacon Crossing Group

 

Ladyewell Winter Opening as from Monday24th October 2016

Sunday, Monday & Tuesday Ladyewell House will be closed

Prayer Room and Grounds open

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Saturday Ladyewell House will be open

From 10am -3.30pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Diocese of Lancaster – Annual Pilgrimage 2016

3. July, 2016Church News, Ladyewell NewsComments Off

Blessed be the Holy and undivided Trinity, both now and for ever. Amen!

There is only one BEING who defies creation, because safe in HIM, creation isn’t. It is on this note that we bless the name of the Lord Most High who made this year’s Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage of Lancaster Diocese a huge success. To the glory of God, honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Lancashire Martyrs, the new DIVINE MERCY GROTTO is blessed; and members of the GUILD OF LADYEWELL SHRINE commissioned by the Bishop.

It is indeed a spiritual event that will go down the memories of many generation. Thanks to Bishop Michael Campbell, OSA, who led this year’s pilgrimage. We extend our gratitude to the Priests and religious who graced this year’s pilgrimage with their presence and all the faithful of Lancaster diocese who attended.

Through the prayers of our Lady of Fernyhalgh and the Lancashire Martyrs, may God bless you and keep you always in his love.

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Celebrating the feast of Our Lady of Fernyhalgh at St. Mary’s, Fernyhalgh and Ladyewell Shrine – Parish Pilgrimage

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IMG-20160625-WA0008 jpg Celebrating the feast of our Lady of Fernyhalgh at St. Mary’s, Fernyhalgh and Ladyewell Shrine

“This is the day the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad” (cf. Ps 118:24). The above Psalm verse captures well the feelings of the priest directors of St. Mary’s, Fernyhalgh and Ladyewell Shrine, as they celebrate double events: Feast of Our Lady of Fernyhalgh, Queen of Martyrs and Priestly ordination of one of their Confreres in Nigeria. Today marks a great day in their lives and ministry in Fernyhalgh and Ladyewell Shrine, as well as in the lives of the faithful of God’s Family in IMG_4439Fernyhalgh. What a beautiful way to celebrate our Lady, the ever-Blessed Virgin Mary and the Lancashire Martyrs!

May our Lady of Fernyhalgh and the Lancashire Martyrs continue to intercede for us all.

Happy feast day.

Congratulations to the newly ordained, Fr. Franklin Osita Okafor and Holy Family Fathers and Brothers of the Youth Congregation.

Diocese of Lancaster – Annual Pilgrimage, Saturday 2 July 2016

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Programme of Events

Eucharistic celebration:  11 am at St. Mary’s Church

Eucharistic/Rosary Procession from St. Mary’s Church to Ladyewell Shrine (Weather permitting)                        after Mass

Blessing/Installation of the Divine Mercy Statue/Official Commissioning of the GUILD OF LADYEWELL SHRINE and Installation of the members.

Benediction with Homily:               3 pm

Please see the attached poster for full details:  Annual Pilgrimage (002)

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SUMMERWINTER
Monday to Saturday
10am - 5pm

Sunday
House closed. Grounds and prayer room open.
Wed, Thu Fri & Sat
10am to 3.30pm

Sunday
House closed. Grounds and prayer room open.
Sunday Masses at St. Mary’s – 10am and 3pmFriday and Saturday Masses at Ladyewell - 12noon
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