• THE POPE’S PRAYER INTENTIONS FOR AUGUST 2022:
    For Small Businesses
    We pray for small and medium sized businesses; in the midst of economic and social crisis, may they find ways to continue operating, and serving their communities.
  • Livestream Mass: This will not be available between 15th August and 4th September but will resume on Tuesday 6th September
  • St Joseph’s Players are pleased to announce that they are back at St Joseph’s Hall and looking for behind the scenes volunteers. For further information please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ring 07907880308. We look forward to hearing from you.
  • SVP COLLECTION.
    At the last SVP Meeting it was agreed that we would have a collection for the SVP, the St.Vincent de Paul Society after Mass every month. Therefore, the next collection for the SVP will take place in our churches on the weekend of August 6th & 7th. The money will be used to help people who are struggling financially in the local area.

  • LEGION OF MARY RETREAT DAY.
    The Legion of Mary are organising a Retreat Day at the Shrine of Our Lady & the Martyrs at St.Mary’s, Fernyhalgh & Ladyewell. This will take place on Saturday September 3rd. drinks are provided but you will need to bring a packed lunch. Further details on transport, timings, pick-up
    locations and costs will be available in due course. If you would like to go, then please write your name and contact number on the sheet at the back of church
  • Mass Time change The 10.30 Mass at Sacred Heart, Hindley Green will be rescheduled to 11:00am from August 21st.
  • Rosary & Benediction: (Holy Family)
    This will be paused over summer and will return in September.
  • St Bernadette Relic Tour 2022:
    In September and October this year, the relics of St Bernadette will journey on pilgrimage to England, Scotland, and Wales for the very first time, providing an opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience the special gifts and charisms of Lourdes, in a church or cathedral near them. The relics will visit the following churches in the Archdiocese of Liverpool: St Mary’s RC Church, Chorley, 15-17 September; Cathedral Church of the Risen Christ, Liverpool, 17 September; Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, 17-20 September.
  • Sacred Heart Church (Leigh)
    The church will be temporarily closed for a couple of weeks while the insect problem is resolved by a Pest Control company. For the next two weeks, Sunday Mass will be celebrated at St Joseph’s Church at 11.15am and Midday Mass on Tuesdays and Thursdays will be held in Sacred Heart Parish Hall. Please note that there will be no exposition.
  • Church Grounds: There is a need for volunteers to help existing volunteers in the upkeep of the lawns and gardens at Holy Family, especially looking ahead to the completion of the building project. The more who can help, the easier this task of keeping our grounds tidy becomes. Please speak to Fr Paul if you are willing to help, even on just an occasional basis.
  • ROSARY FOR PEACE -
    Try to pray each day on your own or with family or friends.....even if its only one decade of the rosary you will make a difference to those who are suffering.....thank
    you!
  • Food Banks
    Please give generously to the food bank. Donations can be left at Holy Family.