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...

Sunday Afternoon Teas

. Today (6th of August) sees the beginning of our Sunday Afternoon Teas, something of a tradition now, and important to us all as a social event. They run to the end of September. Whenever possible, teas will be served outside in the garden. To start the ball rolling there will be stalls, cakes, plants, crafts for sale this weekend. Do come, bring a friend. You will be very welcome. Don’t forget this is a regular event until the end of September come and see us!  

No morning Mass until Friday morning!

. ARRANGEMENTS FOR THIS COMING WEEK. Fr Philip will be away for a few days from the beginning of the week until Thursday evening. There will be no Masses therefore until Thursday evening when Mass will said at 7.00pm for the SVP District Conference. This of course is open to all. The daily routine resumes on Friday.