Masses & Services


Saturday:  5.00pm - first Mass of Sunday.

Preceded by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 4.00 - 4.45pm.  (from 24th September 2016)

Sunday:  9.15 am,  with Children's Catechesis  (Little Church)

Weekdays:   9.15am (preceded by the Holy Rosary at 9.00am)

except for Thursdays when it will be at 12.00 noon (preceded by the Holy Rosary at 11.45 am)


PLEASE NOTE  the weekday Mass schedule may change. Please check the weekly Newsletter, available on this website.


Holy Days:  As announced in the weekly Newsletter


Holy Communion for the sick and housebound

If you know of anyone who becomes sick and housebound and would welcome a visit from a Minister with Holy Communion

please let Fr Bill know or contact Josie Noblet on 01257 265498.



Confessions:  Saturdays 4.00pm - 4.40pm

Baptisms: By appointment.  Anyone wishing to have their child baptised should please see Fr Bill after either of the weekend Masses: Saturday 5.00pm or Sunday 9.15am.  This will help him to be in personal touch with the family.

Marriages: By appointment.  Please contact Fr Bill personally at weekend Mass or phone 01257 270162

Funerals: by arrangement with Fr Bill




Pastoral care of patients in Chorley Hospital is undertaken by Fr Peter Stanley, Parish Priest of St Joseph's, Harpers Lane, Chorley. (Tel. 01257 262713).  In an emergency the hospital switchboard will contact the on-call Catholic Priest.  Please request this from any member of staff on the ward.

Patients in Chorley Hospital may listen to Mass from St Joseph's at 10.30am each Sunday which is broadcast through the Hospital Radio via the Patientline system.   To use this press the button marked 'RADIO', then press the plus (+) button marked C.H. until Channel 1 appears on your TV screen at the bottom right handside; Channel 1 is Chorley Hospital Radio.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion visit the wards every Sunday morning with Holy Communion for patients who wish to receive it.



Pastoral care of patients in Preston Hospital is undertaken by a team of volunteers led by Fr Damian Carden.  Fr Damian is assistant priest at St Clare's Parish which is situated close to the hospital on Sharoe Green Lane.  Members of the Pastoral Team visit wards regularly but, in an emergency situation, Fr Damian can be contacted 24 hrs a day via the hospital pager.  Please request this from any member of staff.