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


​​Tel. 01772 962776

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Welcome to the

Church of St. Anne

Westby Mills

Copyright © Church of St. Anne, Westby Mills. 2023 All rights reserved.                                               Lancaster Roman Catholic Diocesan Trustees, Registered Charity No.234331


Dates for the Diary

Feast of Corpus Christi: 11th June. On this day the Church honours in a special way the mystery of the Body and Blood of Christ present for us in the Holy Eucharist. After the 10.45am Mass that day there will be Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, and weather permitting a short procession of the Blessed Sacrament around the grounds. The Church asks parishes to host such processions as a public witness to our faith in the Real Presence of Jesus in the Host.

29th July – Celebration of the Feast of St. Anne - Mass 12 noon followed by refreshments.
1st October – Parish Sunday Lunch. Please sign up on the list at the back of church. £10pp deposit to Sheila please.

Confirmations: The Bishop will be coming on Monday 20th November at 6.30pm to celebrate the sacrament of confirmation. This important sacrament is the completion of our baptism and important source of grace for living the Christian life. Any child or adult over the age of 10 who has not yet been confirmed is eligible to receive this sacrament this November in our parish. Please let Fr Millar know by email ( if you or your child wish to be confirmed this autumn. Classes will begin in late September.

CAFOD's Family Fast Day appeal.  Thank you for giving to CAFOD's Family Fast Day appeal this Lent. Your generous donations, rooted in love, will support families around the world grow in strength to fight the climate crisis. You can still give online at​​

What is the SVP?  The St. Vincent de Paul Society, also known as the SVP, is a voluntary Christian organisation founded in Paris in 1833 by Blessed Frederic Ozanam and a group of young Christian lay people.  It aims to provide support and help to disadvantaged and marginalised people through person to person contact.  The SVP offers help to anyone in need regardless of creed, age, gender or ethnic and social background.  The Society is active in 137 countries around the world and has over 700,000 volunteer members, both men and women, young & old.

The SVP Society of England and Wales has its headquarters in London and there are Central Councils, District Councils and Conferences.  Full details can be found on the SVP website, or click on the SVP logo.

Altar Servers: It is a great privilege to be able to serve the Lord at the altar during Mass. If any children would like to serve please speak to Fr Millar.

If you wish to subsribe to receive the bulletins, please enter your details below :

CAFOD - the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development, are looking for people to give some time and join them in their mission. Could you help in our parish, bringing people together to help build a better world or by visiting local schools? Or raise a voice and campaign for justice or perhaps speak for CAFOD throughout the diocese? Could you support local volunteers or share your office skills to help CAFOD keep costs low? Training and support is provided. See for more information or get in touch with Emma and Patrick at

​​Bulletins - if you have any items for inclusion or would like to receive the weekly bulletin by email, please email Mary Cuffe ( or Carole Craine ( 

When in Hospital - the Catholic Chaplaincy team of any hospital needs to be informed if you or a relative wish to be seen by chaplaincy.  Either inform a member of the ward staff that you wish to have a chaplaincy or let us know and we will pass on details to the Catholic Chaplain's office.

Gift Aid - Any questions or problems regarding Gift Aid, should be addressed to Carmel Dawson, the new Parish Gift Aid Administrator, either after mass or email 

Stamps -We are collecting used stamps at the back of the Church. This is in aid of the Kidney Dialysis Charity, so please try and save yours for us. ​​​​