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Notices and News for Sunday 5th June 2016

by Father Damian

Below a selection of notices and news from the Weekly Bulletin this week- Notices and News Sunday 5th June 2016 Last Week being half term was a quiet one for our church halls and an opportunity for routine maintenance and deep cleaning. Once again our thanks go to Alan and Sheila who have spent many […]

News about St Martin’s and the Orthodox Community

by Father Damian

St Martin’s Westgate is now home to a local group of Orthodox Christians, the Parish of the Holy and Life Giving Cross. We often hear of Greek or Russian Orthodox, this community is Antiochian, but includes people whose heritage comes from numerous Orthodox countries. The Orthodox Church is very different to what we associate with […]

A busy two weeks!

by Father Damian

A huge thank you to the many folk who have supported and helped out over the past few weeks. On the 11th October we welcomed Bishop Julian as he joined us to celebrate the confirmations of 9 young adults and 2 ‘older’ adults. It was a very blessed occasion and followed by a great lunch. […]


by Father Damian

The parish now has a new Facebook page, please search ‘Church of the Ascension, Torrisholme’ and LIKE the page to follow weekly updates on worship, news and events.

Recent news of worship and events

by Father Damian

What’s been going on in the parish Eastertide 2015 It seems ages since I posted any news and it has been! Eastertide 2015 has been a great blessing. Our Holy Week and Easter liturgies as ever were the summit of our corporate liturgical life. Our thanks go to the many people who made them such […]

A Chapel for Remembrance of the Holy Souls

by Father Damian

Following a bequest in memory of the late Sylvia Burrows we have been able to have restored a little altar rescued by Fr Damian. The altar originally stood in a private chapel of a RC family in the Ribble Valley in the 1880’s. It has found a fitting home with us in the area once […]