Sacred Heart and St Patrick's Church

  • 2016_church_bc574917-6866-46c6-b810-83c9bdd7b1c6

    Sacred Heart Church

  • Img_20160903_133905

    September

  • Img_20161120_134747

    November

  • Img_20160304_080653

    Snow

  • Img_20151020_081713

    August

The Weekly Bulletin

2016_church_bc574917-6866-46c6-b810-83c9bdd7b1c6

To keep up to date with us select this week to view a copy of the bulletin.

It is with sadness, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, THE CHURCH WILL BE CLOSED

Select buttons to view newsletter - this week or last week


Last Week   This Week  

Biblical

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.

Hail Mary

“Even our soul itself becomes more beautiful when beauty meets us, takes hold of us, and fires us with enthusiasm.” From Aesthetics

Dietrich von Hildebrand (1889-1977)

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.

Guardian Angel Prayer

All Biblical

Welcome to the Parish of St Patrick's

PLEASE NOTE - ALL CHURCHES CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
From Bishop Marcus; The instructions now being given by the government are very clear on the occasions when someone can leave home:
  • Shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible.
  • One form of exercise a day, for example a run, walk, or cycle - alone or with members of your household.
  • Any medical need, or to provide care or to help a vulnerable person.
  • Travelling to and from work, but only where this absolutely cannot be done from home.
  • None of these four specific reasons for leaving home concur with keeping churches open; Consequently, our churches must be closed for the benefit of others and to help prevent infection.
  • We must do all we can to protect the lives and well-being of the faithful and all citizens.
  • A beautiful message from Pope Francis, providing words of comfort and hope in this difficult time: "Tonight before falling asleep think about when we will return to the street. When we hug again, when all the shopping together will seem like a party. Let’s think about when the coffees will return to the bar, the small talk, the photos close to each other. We think about when it will be all a memory but normalcy will seem an unexpected and beautiful gift. We will love everything that has so far seemed futile to us. Every second will be precious. Swims at the sea, the sun until late, sunsets, toasts, laughter. We will go back to laughing together. Strength and courage. See you soon! "
  • I am planning to keep publishing the Newsletter and Field Notes on the readings - So please visit the website each week and click on this week above
    Communion

    First Holy Communion

    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.

    Details →

    Kidszonesml

    Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School

    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

    Details →

    Historysml

    The history of St Patrick's

    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.

    Details →

  • back to top