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During this month of November, we pray especially for the bereaved, whether their loss was recent or many years ago, that in this month of remembrance they may find healing and peace. Lord in your mercy
We pray for those departed this life and all who mourn their loss; Eternal rest, grant unto them O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace (Amen) May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
Angel of God, my Guardian dear, to whom God's love commits me here, ever this day (or night) be at my side, to light and guard, to rule and guide. Amen.
Hail Mary, full of grace. The Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.
Welcome to the Parish of St Patrick's
The Catholic Parish church of Sowerby Bridge is nestled in the idyllic setting of West Yorkshire on the edge of the Pennines. The Parish Priest is Fr Larkin and can be contacted on 01422 832085. If you are visiting the area and would like to attend Mass, Saturday Vigil 6.30pm and Sunday 11.00am, please enter the following postcode in your satnav HX6 2BA we are located at Bolton Brow.
ASH WEDNESDAY 6TH MARCH the days are slowly getting longer heralding the imminent arrival of spring, with Shrove Tuesday, Lent and Easter around the corner. The season of Lent is intrinsically linked to spring - Ash Wednesday, which marks the start of Lent in the Christian calendar, has been observed for centuries. This is a day of penance for the whole Church of the Roman Rite, to be marked by fasting and abstinence from the eating of meat. The usual Penitential Act is omitted from the beginning of Mass. After the Gospel and the homily, the ashes are blessed and distributed (RM. 234-235). I invite you to attend Mass and receive the ashes on the 6th March. Full details please see The Weekly Bulletin. Mass in the Parish 9.35am and evening Mass 7.30pm. Also, 12noon Mass at The Good Shepherd, Mytholmroyd -
God has given you many gifts, like peace and hope and joy. But the greatest gift, is Jesus the Lord. You will be receiving God’s greatest gift in the sacrament of the Eucharistyour First Holy Communion. You’ll find out more about yourself, the world around you and the people in it. And most importantly you’ll learn how to become a special friend of Jesus.
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School is part of the family of catholic schools in the Diocese of Leeds and has the example of Jesus Christ at the heart of all our endeavours. “It’s a great Primary School with lots of activities…” Sacred Heart is a highly successful Primary School. The latest OFSTED report December 2017 reports GOOD in all areas
Originally a small hamlet, Sowerby Bridge in Saxon times, had a little church called St Peters (at the top of the hill), which was, of course, before the Reformation, Roman Catholic. Just before this, in 1526, during the reign of Henry VIII, a new church was built on the banks of the River Calder, but ten years later, when Henry split from Rome, this church became Anglican.