Dear Parishioners

We have recently held meetings of the Parish Pastoral Council in both parishes.

St. Elizabeth's Pastoral Council held on 8 September:

. Jackie Horner was elected Chair of the Pastoral Council. Many thanks to Joe McNamara for his 3 years in office.

. Work is progressing on the church roof repairs.

. We shall await permission from the Charity Commission to go ahead with the sale of the old school buildings and site

St. Anne's Pastoral Council held on Monday 12 September:

. Harvest Festival will be celebrated on 9 October.

. From the beginning of Advent we shall have morning prayer at 09.15 before the 09.30 Mass.

. In May & October the rosary will be said after Mass.

For children making their First Holy Communion next summer:

A meeting for parents on Sunday 25 September at 6pm in St. Anne's Pastoral Centre

Godric Timney OSB

Ormskirk Catenians Annual Clergy Night

Ormskirk Catenians hosted their ever popular annual Clergy night at Hurlston Hall. Attracting 30 local Priests and 35 Ormskirk Circle members. Bishop John Rawsthorne was the Principal Guest speaker, John originally from Crosby studied at St Josephs Collage in Upholland and was ordained in June 1962. John was appointed the Bishop of Hallam( Sheffield) Diocese in 1977. on his 75th birthday in 2011 in accordance with canon law John offered his resignation as Bishop of Hallam to Pope Benedict XVl but was refused and remained in office until official retirement in 2014.

(picture from left to right: Ormskirk President Tony Charnock, Bishop John Rawsthorne, Ormskirk St Anne's Priest Father Godric, Ormskirk Vice President John Gannon)


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St Anne's Church
St Anne's Priory
23 Prescot Road, Ormskirk, Lancs, L39 4TG
Telephone: 01695 572168
(for general enquiries)

St Elizabeth's Church
St Elizabeth’s Presbytery,
10 Hall Road, Scarisbrick, L40 9QE
Tel: 01704 880226