Weekly News Letter


Newsletter for:- 10th to 17th June2018

Presbytery Tel No 823283 Email: english.martyrs@btconnect.com

The web address of our church blog is www.em-church.org.uk. There are pictures with commentary and information.

English Martyrs, Whalley check weekly for changes

Mass on Saturday is at 5.00pm, on Sunday at 11 am

Stay with us Lord on our journey 


PLEASE WELCOME Fr. Paul Blackburn who is with us on Saturday and Fr. Ian Kelly who will be with us on Sunday.

OUR BANK HOLIDAY AFTERNOON TEA AND PLANT SALE was a great success. The weather was wonderful, but so was the baking and the company.  Thank you to all who worked so hard and to all who came, and for £422.00 for Church funds.


MUSIC FOR A SUMMER’S EVENING by the Renaissance Singers is next Saturday, 7.30pm in the Methodist Church. Tickets at £10.00 are available now from Denis Cassidy (tel 822345) or from Whalley Parish Church office (tel. 823249). Music by Vaughan Williams, Stanford, Bob Chilcott, as well as “I got rhythm” and other lighter numbers. Ticket includes a glass of fruit punch. Come and bring a friend.

THE FRIENDS OF WHALLEY ABBEY Summer Coffee Morning is on Tuesday in the Conference House from 10.00am – 12noon. Everyone is warmly invited.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION. Seven young people (parish and Oakhill College) will receive their first Holy Communion here next Sunday morning. Pray for them as they  deepen their membership in the life of the Church. Pray also for young people taking important examinations at this time.

200 CLUB JUNE DRAW. Congratulations to this month’s winners;

1st Prize No 176, £50.00   Denis Cassidy                   2nd Prize No 200, £30.00   Ann Hensman

3rd Prize No 3, £15.00  Peter Moran.

THANK YOU FOR your generous support for our parish. Income last week was £997.64.

THANK YOU FOR MASS STIPENDS RECEIVED: forTeresa Thornton’s anniversary; for David Hickling’s anniversary; for Theresa Leach’s anniversary.

OUR LADY’S OIL is given this week by a parishioner and burns for a private intention.