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. In this quiet time before the hectic Christmas season prayer enables grace to open a way out from closure to openness, from fear to courage, from sadness to joy, from Division to Unity”.  Particularly poignant in this time of uncertainty here in our country and the World,...

Breda’s Ingredients for Fundraising

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 food lovers of all ages, to watch one of the region’s top chefs, Breda Murphy, and her team prepare food with a theme of ‘Easy Entertaining’. Anyone who missed the demonstration by Breda – who owns a restaurant in Whalley – can still get a “taste” thanks to the wonders of modern technology. English Martyrs’ Parish Priest, Father Philip Price, said: “A wonderful evening was had by all and what an imaginative and inspiring demonstration, resulting in over £3,000 being raised...