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 is the time of year when Pope Francis gives new archbishops the pallium, encouraging them to remain strong in prayer, which he says helps them to in stay open to God’s surprises, rather than closing in on oneself.   “Prayer enables grace to open a way out from...

Good News …… Ordinations!

. PLEASE REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS all who are being Ordained at this Season. Among the Deacons being Ordained at Oscott is Callum Brown who is from Helmshore and who has a lot to do with Whalley Cricket Club. The Rev. Mark Paver and the Rev. Gavin Landers are to be Ordained Priests in the Cathedral on Saturday 22nd July.  

Annual Mission Appeal

. ANNUAL MISSION APPEAL. Fr. Benito was great company last weekend and all who spoke to him after Mass would immediately discover something of his experience, knowledge and wisdom. Thank you sincerely for the generous second collection of £458.75.