Welcome to our Taste and See Mass tomorrow 12th February 2017. Mass starts at 3.30pm and is followed by a shared meal which will be potluck: what you bring is what we share! Time to share as a family. Please remember and bring donations for our food and clothes bank and we will pass them on to the Brothers of Charity.Looking forward to siege you there. Please put in your diary: Next Month’s Taste and See Mass, on 12th March, will be celebrated by Bishop John Arnold and Bishop John will lead us in the input for the day.
Welcome to our first Covenant Mass in the New Year on Wednesday 18th January 2017. Holy Mass will be prepared by the Cenacle Group and Fr Pushpa will be the main Celebrant. St Edmunds Music Group will accompany us at Mass. In his letter on the Joy of Family Life our Holy Father Pope Francis encourages each family to bear witness in their family life and show how their faith helps them become the best version of their family and show God’s love and care in and through family. We look forward to seeing you their. Please bring another family with you to join us. Also remember to bring a donation for our cloths and food bank. God Bless
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You are invited to Mothers’ Prayer Recollection day on Saturday 14th January 2017 starting at 10.30am until 3.30pm. The recollection day is at the Shrine, St John Fisher’s Manchester Road Kearsley Bolton BL4 8QQ Spend some quite time to recharge and time with other mothers to share the load. For details click here
Welcome to our Taste and See Mass on the Epiphany, Sunday 8th January. A second time to celebrate the great mystery of Christmas with the arrival of the three wise men bringing their gifts to the manger. In this year we want to celebrate family and consider the invitation of Pope Francis to give thanks to God for the Joy of Love in the Family. This Mass is especially for families with young children. There will be Mass at 3.30pm followed by a programme for the children and input for the adults. We will finish with pot luck meal – whatever we bring we share. You are also invited to bring food and warm items of clothing for our food and cloths bank. Look forward to seeing you.
You are invited to our Taste and See Mass in Advent on 3rd Advent Sunday, 11th December at 3.30pm at the Shrine followed by a shared Christmas celebration with the Children. Please bring donations for our Food and warm clothes bank. Look forward to seeing you there. It is ‘Gaudete Sunday” and we are invited to rejoice with the Church for the Lord will soon be here. We will take the chance to sing Advent Carols and anticipate the joy of Christmas.
by Fr. Bryan Cunningham on 10/11/2016
This Sunday, 13th November we have the Taste and See Mass at the Shrine starting with holy Mass at 3.30pm. This Sunday marks Remembrance Sunday and we will remember all those who have fallen in war. It is also the month when we remember all the faithful departed and we include all our deceased loved one who have gone before us.
It is also the conclusion of the Holy Year of Mercy and we will celebrate the gifts of grace and mercy received here at the Shrine which has been one of the five Doors of Mercy in Salford Diocese. You are invited to come along and take part. Please bring contributions for our food bank, non perishable foods, warm hats, gloves and socks. These will be given to those in need locally. At the end of our programme we will have a shared meal together and we invite you to bring something to share with the other families.
Welcome to our October Day at the Shrine on Sunday 16th October starting at 1.00pm with Mass at 5.00pm.The theme of our day is “Merciful like the Father” We will have the opportunity to pass through the Door of Mercy at the Shrine and pray for ourselves and all those dear to us.Fr Pushpa and Fr Bryan will give an input. There will be a children’s programme organised by Sharron Walsh and a programme for Teenagers run by Gabrieilla Ostmeier. We look forward to seeing you for this day of Pilgrimage.Please bring donations of non-perishable foodstuffs for our food bank and we are interested in collecting warm gloves, socks and wooly hats.