Author Archives: JohnN

Parish Quiz Postponed (15th June)

Parish Quiz postponed until next Monday (22nd June). Sorry for any disappointment. God Bless, Fr. Manny.

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Congratulation to Sr Pierre and Sr Anne on their Platinum Jubilee

Today, 3rd June 2020, it is 70 years since Sr Pierre Dullaghan and Sr Anne O’Connell made their First Profession. Please remember these two wonderful women in your prayers and give thanks for their 70 years of service to the … Continue reading

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How to sign up as a “Follower” of the Parish Website

Several people have been asking about how to sign up to “Follow” the website and get notifications by email of new posts as they happen.  During lock down, we are getting hundreds of people visiting the website on weekdays and … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Swarbrick’s Pastoral Letter for Good Shepherd Sunday (3rd May 2020)

You can read Bishop Paul’s Pastoral Letter, read at Mass on Sunday 3rd May, by clicking HERE and following the instructions on the page from the Diocesan Website.  

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Parish Quiz – Monday, 4th May at 7pm

All are welcome to join us from near and far.  Just join the live stream. Subjects include: music, Saints, movies and much more. There will be spectacular prizes if I can find something. Chopin is very excited, he thinks he … Continue reading

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Today – St Mark’s Feast Day – Gospel Reading

Today, Saturday 25th April is the feast of St. Mark and to celebrate his feast I will be live streaming the reading of the whole of his Gospel (16 chapters) in three sessions, at 12 noon, 3pm and 6pm. Each … Continue reading

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Community Food Hubs Need Volunteers

The Community Food Hubs being set up in Barrow need volunteers to help deliver food parcels to vulnerable people.  If you are willing and able to help, please contact Lucy Jenkin. Her office contact details will be posted as soon … Continue reading

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Concert by the Resurrection Choir of St Petersburg , Wednesday, 7th November at 7pm

This is the fifth visit to Barrow by the “Resurrection Choir” – “Voskresenije” in Russian, which was founded by Jurij Maruk in 1993, its members coming from the St Petersburg Conservatory.  Members of local church choirs and choral societies will … Continue reading

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SHM Extended Family – Monthly Prayer Meeting and Founder’s Birthday Gathering

Monday, 12th November.  7pm in the Parish Centre (Please Note – NOT at the Convent).  This is our first meeting without our Sisters residing in Barrow.  Since 13th November is Fr Gailhac’s birthday, we will make this our Founder’s Birthday … Continue reading

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Easter Triduum Services 2016

All of the Easter Triduum services will be held in St Mary’s church, the mother church of Our Lady of Furness Parish, on Duke Street, Barrow. Easter Sunday morning masses will be held in each of the four churches of the … Continue reading

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