Mass Times & Services

Masses / Services

St Luke’s

Ss Peter & Paul’s

Sundays

Sat vigil 6.30pm,

9.15am, 11am

 

Sat vigil: 6.30pm

8.30am and 10.30am

For weekday masses and services, please see the newsletter which can be downloaded below.

Welcome to Our Lady of Hope

Our Lady of Hope combines the two churches of St Luke's Irlam's o'th' Height and Ss Peter & Paul's Pendleton. The new parish was officially created 29th November 2018.

Our New Parish

The presentation of our proposed amalgamation to the Presbyteral Council was very straightforward and so the bishop was able to make a quick decision. Consequently our new parish came into existence on Thursday 29 November, under the title Our Lady of Hope. Whilst there is evidence of this title being used earlier, it is a title of Our Lady which is most associated with her appearance to several young children in Pontmain, France on 17 January 1871. They described a beautiful woman smiling at them, wearing a blue gown covered with golden stars and a black veil under a golden crown. They saw a banner unfurl beneath the lady with the message: "But pray, my children. God will hear you in time. My Son allows Himself to be touched.” and this was seen as a sign of hope at the height of the Franco-Prussian War. The apparitions were given Church approval and recognition by the local bishop in February 1872 and devotion to Our Lady of Hope of Pontmain was approved by the Holy See during the pontificate of Pope Pius XI.

16 - 23 February 2019
Youth Pilgrimage to Rome Diocese of Salford,
16 March  2019
St Patrick's Day Social Parish Centre,
26 - 31 August 2019
SS. Peter and Paul Church Pilgrimage to Assisi 


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And can you help?

We are in need of volunteers in a number of areas but specifically we would like a volunteer with accountancy skills and also a few people to be responsible for counting the mass collections. Please see one of the priests

Younger parishioners are also invited to join our Altar Servers. Please see the priest after Mass