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Church of St. Anne

Westby Mills

Rogations Sunday: The annual Rogations service is being hosted this year by St. Anne’s Westby. Please keep the date in your diary: 5th May at 6.30pm

Diocesan Centenary: To mark the centenary of the Diocese of Lancaster, Dr Paul Severn has written a book about its bishops. The book will be launched at Boarbank Hall, Grange-over-Sands. LA11 7NH on Tuesday 9th April 2024
Bishop Swarbrick will celebrate Mass at 10am. This will be followed by coffee and a talk on the Bishops of Lancaster.
Midday Office will be at 1230 followed by lunch, at a cost of £10. If you wish to attend, book with

In September (2nd – 6th) this year I am renewing the annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham, the National Shrine to Our Blessed Lady. I invite you to join me! This will be the first pilgrimage since the Pandemic, and we have so much to pray for, so much to give thanks for. Dependent on accommodation type the all-inclusive cost is no more than £500.00 per person. Coach collection/drop off will take place in Workington, Carlisle, Penrith, Lancaster and Preston. For more
information and booking details contact the pilgrimage organiser Deacon Charlie Conner on 07895 742 732 or email See poster in porch. With my blessing Paul, Rt Rev Paul Swarbrick, Bishop of Lancaster

Counters required – If you can spare a little time after mass to help count the offertory we would be most welcome. Speak to Katie Wilson if you can help. Thank you. 

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.

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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

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.

​​Bulletins - if you have any items for inclusion or would like to receive the weekly bulletin by email, please email Father John - 

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. ​​​​

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


​​Tel. 01772 962776