Monthly Archives: June 2013

Changes to Our Deanery!:

Following the ‘Fit for Mission’ of 2009 the Bishop has decided we need to implement the next stage of the plan, particularly in view of the lack of Priests. The Bishop’s letter of last week announced the following changes as … Continue reading

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Funeral Fr. B. Woods

Fr Bernard Woods – RIP:    Around 550 people came from near and afar to celebrate Fr. Bernard’s life and work during his 45 years as a priest in Lancaster Diocese at his Requiem Mass.  The Bishop and almost 60 clergy … Continue reading

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Homily – Fr. B. Woods

Fr. Bernard Woods RIP  When Fr. Bernard preached at the funeral of Deacon Peter Williams in Our Lady and St. Edward’s, Fulwood, Preston, just five weeks ago today, he acknowledged the shock people felt upon Peter’s sudden death. We acknowledge … Continue reading

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Novena and Mass for the Sacred Heart of Jesus

The feast of the Sacred Heart falls on Friday, 7th June this year – Friday this week. Please join in the 9 days of prayer between 1st and 9th June as we ask the Lord’s blessing on us.  The Novena … Continue reading

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The Bishop’s Blog – Bishop Michael’s on-line tribute to Fr Bernard

Bishop Michael was visibly moved by our loss of Fr Bernard when he spoke at the beginning of the Requiem Mass on Friday, 31st May.  This is the tribute he posted on Saturday on his Blog on the Lancaster Diocese … Continue reading

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