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Priest in Charge - Father Mathew Pinakkattu

Church of St. Anne, Westby Mills, Westby, Lancashire, PR4 3PL

Email: stannewestby@gmail.com

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Feast Day of St Josephine Bakhita, 8th February

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All I ask of you is that,

wherever you may be,

you should remember me

at the altar of the Lord

St. Monica

revelations. The narration of the visit of the magi in the Gospel (Mt 2: 1-12), describes three different way to respond to the voice of God. The first attitude is represented by king Herod, who heard about the birth of Jesus, wanted to eliminate Him. We may also try to eliminate God from our lives, because He may constrain and correct our current way of life.

The second attitude towards God’s revelation is represented by the priests and scribes who ignored Jesus. In this modern world many ignore religion or certain indifference with regard to the religious life is increasing.

The third attitude is represented by the magi who adored Jesus and contemplated mystery of incarnation. I hope one of our resolutions for this new year is to spend some time everyday to adore and contemplate the mystery of our faith. 

                                                                                                                         Fr. Mathew Pinakkattu

The Church of St Anne, Westby successfully secured a grant from the Government's Listed Places of Worship Roof Repair Fund to address urgent roof repairs.  Please click on the logo below to be directed to the website www.lpowroof.org.uk

OPEN PARISH MEETING : 8th March 2018

The Parish next meeting will be held on Thursday 8th March at the Community Centre, St. Nicholas Church, Wrea Green at 7.00pm.  Please come along, your feedback is very welcome, and don’t worry if you missed our last meetings

MEDAILLE TRUST - After the meeting at Holy Family with Steven Burrowes, a few of Holy Family and St Anne’s parishioners have got together to discuss ways we can help the new Medaille Trust House in Widnes to kit it out with much needed essentials.  Please click on the link for more details on Medaille Trust.







cOFFEE MORNING PLANNED FOR 7th FEBRUARY,  HAS UNFORTUNATELY,

BEEN CANCELLED.  A NEW DATE TO BE  ARRANGED SOON.

Message from Father Mathew

We have entered in the Ordinary Time of the liturgical year. This season is to live what we have celebrated in advent, Christmas and epiphany. Those great celebrations were meant to strengthen our faith and now this ordinary time proves whether those celebrations strengthened our faith. The daily trials of life are the test of the strength of our faith.


God speaks to us everyday in our life through our conscious, parents, friends, especially in the Word of God and in the Holy Mass celebration. It is up to each one of us to decide how to react to God’s inspirations and 

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Tributes to Father Kevin 

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For further details on SVP, Cafod and helping others in the community, please click on the  above icon.

New Parishioners are always welcome

We would love you to join us at St. Anne Church, Westby Mills which is located on Weeton Road, near Wrea Green and is a church where everyone is welcome.  The church is usually open during the day.  Sunday Mass is at 08.45am and we gather for coffee afterwards, please join us.  


You can find more information about St. Anne church on this website but if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to  send an email via the Contact page.

For further details on our Sacramental Programmes - Baptisms, Confirmation, Weddings etc., please click on  the above icon.

Our Parish has had various  events over the years, please click on the above icon to see dates for future gatherings and pictures of our past ones.

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Welcome to

Church of St. Anne,

Westby Mills