If you would like to pay by standing order for your collection, please complete the form available from Katie and Jack. You can still have your envelope to put on the plate. It is a very simple process and helps the church in administration.
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Reverend Father Kevin A Lowry
A beautiful service was celebrated by Bishop Michael at St Joseph’s, Ansdell on Wednesday for Father Kevin. 64 priests and around 650 people from all walks of his life came to pay their last respects to a great, giving man. His sister Anne spoke about how she and the family were overwhelmed with the cards and messages of sympathy they have had over the last few weeks. Afterwards we congregated at the Rugby Club to remember a true friend and confidant
All I ask of you is that,
wherever you may be,
you should remember me
at the altar of the Lord
Would it be possible for those who attend at St. Anne Church, no matter where you live or however long you have been in the Parish to complete the form by clicking on the Records Form link. This information is for the Parish Priest use only and will not be made public or available to anyone else.
New Hymn Books
We have received 100 new Laudate Hymn Books (£6.00 per copy). If you would like to purchase a copy in memory of a deceased loved one, (they would need to remain in church and would be used by other members of the congregation). Please see Cath Chambers or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
It is with sadness that we say goodbye to David & Jackie Clark in the choir. They have served the church well for many years and we will be very sad to see them go. Thank you for all the music you have brought into our lives.
We still have a small but enthusiastic group of choristers and a violinist, theyare invited to sing at weddings, funerals and special occasions as well as weekly Mass. Our Choir is always looking for new members, both men & ladies, to join them. If you areinterested in joining, please email email@example.com or see Cath after Mass on Sunday.
Our Parish Council
For a list of the St. Anne Westby Pastoral Committee members, please click the Pastoral Committee link
Father Kevin Lowry
Our Priest, Father Kevin Lowry sadly passed away on Sunday 1st October. Eternal rest grant to him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen.
He was originally from Carlisle and ordained Priest in 1976 and was a member of the Augustinian Order until he came to Lancaster Diocese in 1999. As an Augustinian, he ministered in parishes in London, Birmingham and Edinburgh and spent eight years as a missionary in Korea.
In his time in the Lancaster Diocese he has served Preston, Millom, Whitehaven and Lancaster Cathedral. Father Kevin came to the Fylde in May 2014 and also served Holy Family, Freckleton.