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Sunday Mass & Service Times

9.30am - Sacred Heart, Colne
11.15am - Holy Saviour, Nelson
6.00pm - SS Peter & Paul, Barrowford

Weekday masses and confessions as announced in the weekly newsletter

Baptisms and marriages by appoinment

It is now possible to join in the masses held at Sacred Heart church on Sundays (9.30am), Wednesdays (10am) and Fridays (10am) by accessing our live webcam.

So if you or someone you know is housebound or ill and unable to come to mass but have a computer, tablet or phone able to connect to the Internet, masses can be viewed here.

Welcome to Our Parish

Welcome to our website and welcome to our parish! Hopefully this site will be a shop window for you to have a look at what is going on here as well as a way communicating information. This parish is alive and active and you are welcome to be a part of it!

The "source and summit" of our life is the Sunday celebrations of the Eucharist which are well attended, family friendly and have a variety of people exercising the different ministries within the Church. From this flow many different activities to help us live out the words at the end of our Sunday celebration to "Go in Peace to Love and Serve the Lord".

With a parish forum open to all as one of many forms of consultation, new ideas are being implemented whilst trying to ensure that what is good is not lost. There are close links with our primary schools, Holy Saviour and Sacred Heart, and our secondary school, Fisher More, as well as with the local community.

The parish has a rich heritage and tradition, a diverse background, a sense of vitality and celebration shot through with faith, and a hope-filled future. At the moment particular emphasis is being placed on our ministry of welcome as a parish community, with each other and to people coming here for the first time.

The centre of this community is Christ himself and there is a place here for you!

Father Chris

Camino Update (18th July)
Posted on 22nd July

Today I find myself back at Madrid airport! Sooner than expected but there's not a lot I can do about a fractured foot. Needless to say the medical advice was pretty clear that the Camino for the time being is over for me. Such is the way of the Camino.

Camino Update (8th July)
Posted on 12th July

Hello from the Camino del Norte which I have been walking for the last few days heading away from Santiago.

29th July
Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage (Lourdes)
2nd July
Outside the Cathedral de Santiago