RC English Martyrs Church

RC English Martyrs Church

Welcome to our church blog where we hope to keep you informed of what’s going on in the parish and further afield.  Summer in Whalley is always delightful and the church grounds immaculate as always provide a peaceful backdrop to our Parish life. We now have several seats donated by families in memory of loved ones and they provide a quite place to sit and contemplate and perhaps say a quiet prayer and with all the changes taking place perhaps you could say a prayer for vocations.  This year the World Day of Prayer for Vocations to the Priesthood and Religious Life will be celebrated on Sunday 7th May, Good Shepherd Sunday.  Bishop Arnold also would like us to focus on the youth and their place in the Catholic church, he is looking for young people to...

Crowning of Our Lady Sunday May 7th

. MASS THIS SUNDAY MORNING begins with a procession and The Crowning of Our Lady on this first Sunday in May.  

Easter Programme 2017

. THE SACRED TRIDUUM MAUNDY THURSDAY. The Mass of the Last Supper 7.30pm. GOOD FRIDAY. Whalley Churches Stations of the Cross begin here at 11.00am. THE SOLEMN LITURGY OF THE LORD’S PASSION 3.00pm. A retiring collection is taken for The Shrines of Palestine. HOLY SATURDAY. Confessions from 12.00 noon until 1.00pm. THE EASTER VIGIL AND SOLEMN FIRST MASS OF EASTER 7.30 PM. EASTER DAY The Solemn Mass of the Day 11.00am. Drinks and refreshments after, and the Easter Egg Raffle in the Garden if...