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December Update

Friday 16th of December 2011. This is a big day in the restoration of our church, the concrete pouring for the floor is taking place and the final jobs are being done that will enable us to be back in our … Continue reading

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Christmas Wreaths

The Ladies of the church have been extremely busy making wreaths for sale to bolster the church renovation fund. Organised by Pat Doxey the team have worked very hard for two days making 74 wreaths to brighten the Christmas scene … Continue reading

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Rehearsals for Nativity get underway

Despite being displaced from our home church the children of the Parish have started rehearsing for the annual Nativity Play. Through the very good auspices of St Mary’s Church we are able to hold our Nativity Play on Thursday 22nd of … Continue reading

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Parish News

Preparations are in hand for a Children’s Nativity production in the Parish Church on Thursday before Christmas. Rehearsals begin in Church on Friday at 4.30pm.We are joining with the C of E children this year. Christmas wreaths are being made to … Continue reading

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November Bulletin

While extensive work to our church continues, life goes on and the parish is busy at present with routine things – the largest group for the Sacramental Programme for some years. The children are set to prepare a Nativity Play … Continue reading

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News on the renovations

The work is progressing well it has been a huge job!   End of October update The church grounds were a hive of industry on a sunny Friday in October when we visited to check on the progress. As you … Continue reading

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RC English Martyrs Church

From Father David Yates:  As I complete my first month in post I would like to take this opportunity to share a few reflections. Returning to Lancashire after twenty one years in the Royal Navy has been a real homecoming … Continue reading

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Breda’s Ingredients for Fundraising

A wonderful evening of cookery demonstrations by North West chef Breda Murphy has “whisked up” fundraising for Whalley’s RC English Martyrs Church restoration appeal. The event – held at Oakhill College, Whalley – attracted parish members, Oakhill parents and general … Continue reading

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