Bishop Swarbrick meets with those who seek to be received into the Church at Easter, February 2024

Today (17/02/24) at the Cathedral in Lancaster, Bishop Swarbrick met with those who seek to be received into the Church at Easter. Four from the parish of Guardian Angels were present together with their sponsors and clergy.

Candlemas Celebrations, February 2024

Today is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. The Gospel relates that Simeon greeted the child Jesus in the Temple and called him ‘The Light to enlighten the Gentiles’. That is why on this day the candles to be used in the church throughout the year receive a blessing.

Bishop Swarbrick visits St John Vianney School, January 2024

Bishop Swarbrick came to St John Vianney school to Bless the new extensions to the Year One classrooms. He also blessed the new chapel area.

The Vintage Teaparty held at The Scala Hotel, January 2024

Our Parishioners came together at The Scala Hotel, to raise funds for the repair of the stained glass window at St Cuthbert’s.

First Holy Communion Enrolment Masses, January 2024

Enrolment of our Servers into the Guild of St. Stephen, January 2024

Syro-Malabar Community celebrate St. Chavara Kuriose Elias Feast Day, January 2024

The Syro-Malabar Community honours St. Chavara Kuriose Elias, their esteemed Patron Saint. Among the displayed saints are Our Blessed Lady, St. Thomas, and St. Euphrasia, alongside St. Chavara Kuriose Elias depicted in white. The vibrant decorations honour this joyful feast, followed by a reception at the St. John Paul II Centre.

Christmas 2023

OLA 70th Anniversary School/Parishioners Coffee Morning, November 2023

Retirement Mass at OLA for School Governors, July 2023

Four school governors who between them served Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School for well over 100 years were honoured at a thanksgiving Mass in the church followed by a reception.