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News Update

Our Churches are now CLOSED but will open for private prayer only. St. Theresa’s every evening 6.00- 6.30 and Sunday 10.00 – 11.00. Sacred Heart Sunday 11.15 to 12.15. Masses are being LIVE STREAMED at 9.00am every morning. Subscribe to YouTube. (it is free) Click on the ‘Events’ Section’ When you first open the screen READ MORE

Suspension of Masses

CELEBRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS 1. All acts of public worship have been suspended. That means there will be no Masses celebrated in public at Sacred Heart, Rothley and St Theresa’s, Birstall until further notice. However, Fr Ted will be celebrating Mass each day at 9.30am, including the weekend. This gives parishioners the opportunity to join READ MORE

Fr Ted 50th Ordination Anniversary Celebration

Congratulations to Fr Ted Mullen on the 50th Anniversary of your Ordination in Rome. A lovely mass was held on Friday 20th February with a presentation of gifts and a reception and cake afterwords.

Our Church at Christmas

The Church looked amazing over Christmas. Thanks must go to everyone who put in such a big effort to make our Church so beautiful.

Surprise Party for Mark

A huge grateful thank-you to Mark Hickenbotham for his hard work and dedication running the Church Youth Group for many years. A surprise party was held in his honour on Christmas Eve after Mass with cake and gifts.

Christmas Concert 2019

The Christmas Concert was amazing! The choir and band excelled themselves with beautiful Christmas Songs and the audience participation of Carols raised the roof with praise for our New Born King. There was our annual whisky roll and mince pines and mulled wine in the interval. There was a bucket collection and raffle for the READ MORE

Children’s Christmas Party

The Children’s Party was such fun. There were plenty of games and laughter and Father Christmas and his Elf arrived to give every child an early Christmas Present. Thanks go to Father Christmas, Isabel the Elf, and everyone who helped make the party such a success.

Summer Concert

The summer concert was amazing. The church was packed. There were four choirs (the church children’s choir, the church adult choir, Bishop Ellis School Choir and English Martyrs Choir) Also an amazing orchestra which lifted the roof with music from Wicked. Songs from Mama Mia and the Greatest Showman were received with a standing ovation. READ MORE

Bench Dedication for Fr Keith and Retirement Service

Retirement Mass and Blessing of the Bench in Memory of Father Keith. A Retirement Mass was held at Bishop Ellis School for the Headteacher Mrs. Suzanne Henry and for Mary Lowe, Berni Webb and Andy Jackson, all long serving members of staff who will be greatly missed.  It was an amazing service which was held READ MORE

Care Hub

The Care Hub is a great success and all parishioners are welcome. The next dates are Friday 6th September at 7.30 and Friday 4th October at St Theresa’s. Refreshments provided. Come along it’s a great social evening.