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...

The Easter Experience!

On Thursday the 30th of March through the good offices of Father Price, English Martyrs joined with the other Whalley Churches in hosting an “Easter Experience” event for the children of Whalley school. Each Church hosted events illustrating “Stations of the Cross”. Our English Martyrs ones were Denial, Crucifixion and Resurrection.   Derek Pickup, former long time Whalley School teacher ran groups for the children to participate in dealing with Denial and the Betrayal, complete with a life size cockerel.  John Whiteside had a large wooden cross where all children were allowed to hammer in a nail to illustrate the magnitude of what Christ endured for us, (no thumbs or fingers were harmed in the process!)  Pat Doxey. Pat Whiteside,...