Happy Easter to all our Parishioners!

Fr John would like to wish a Happy Easter to all the parishioners of St Oswald's, Our Lady's, and St Wilfrid's. Aparticular thanks to all those who have worked so tirelessly to keep public services happening during the many months of the pandemic.
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Sunday Readings and Service Sheet

Click on the links in yellow below to view the readings and service sheet for this Sunday Sunday Mass Readings 11 April Sunday Mass Sheet 11April
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Latest newsletter

To access the Latest Church Newsletter just click on the link below...
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Welcome to the St Oswald and St Edmund Arrowsmith Parish Website

 *****Church Remains open during January Lockdown*****

Our church is  open for public mass celebration at the usual times (see latest newsletter for up to date details), and private prayer and devotion to The Blessed Sacrament each Weekday, Monday-Friday from 10am to Midday.

For well over 100 years now, St Oswald’s has also been a place of pilgrimage for the relic of St Edmund Arrowsmith’s Holy Hand-Saint and Martyr. The Holy Hand is present on the Altar each day, and is used in the Blessing at the end of mass.

We hope you are able to join us  for private prayer and for public mass.

Father John Gorman

Our Parish News

Happy Easter to all our Parishioners!

Fr John would like to wish a Happy Easter to all the parishioners of St Oswald’s, Our Lady’s, and St...

January 4th 2021: Church to Stay Open during Lockdown

Following the Announcement By The Prime Minister on 4th January 2021, we can confirm that churches and places of worship,...

St Oswald’s Remains Open for Private Prayer and Public Worship

Despite Ashton in Makerfield being placed into Tier 4 for January, Our church will continue to open for private prayer...

Celebrating Mass at Home

For those who are unable to make it to church, whatever the reason, we will each week post here all...

Church Graveyard Upkeep

St. Oswald’s Cemetery Those of you with family graves at St. Oswald’s will be only to aware that a great...

Annuity Fund update

Annuity Fund Your continued support is greatly appreciated with all profits from the fund allocated to church projects. Please follow...

Church Car Park – Important notice

St. Oswald’s Church Car ParkRegrettably, after persistent and on-goinganti-social behaviour, it is necessary to installbollards to the entrance of St....

Church Giving – more options to continue to give through Lockdown

In the last few weeks with our church closed, a number of people have enquired to see if they could...

Live Mass Streaming – Appeal from Father John

Live Mass Streaming – Appeal from Father John

Following on from the Blessing of Palms on Palm Sunday, a second recording has now been made, centred on a...

Prayer resources

For those unable to come to church during  lockdown, please find below some additional prayer resource downloads to aid home...

Archdiocese News

Pastoral letter for the feast of the Holy Family

Please click the Link below to read the Pastoral Letter by Malcom, Archbishop of Liverpool Pastoral_Letter_Holy_Family_2020
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Pastoral letter from Archbishop Malcom

Letter to be read at all masses Sunday 13th December Gaudete_2020
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Synod Update Autumn 2020

Synod 2021 Following the Archbishop’s Pastoral Letter about the next phase of the Archdiocesan Synod, copies of the Synod proposals for each of the themes will be attached to the newsletter over the next three...
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Coronavirus Archdiocese Update Sept 20

Coronavirus Update as at 25th September 2020 The following advice was received from the Archbishop on Friday of this week, Most of the Archdiocese is now under not just national rulings but also local lockdown...
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