Women’s World Day of Prayer 2018

  Friday 2nd March 2018 “All God’s creation is very good”  On Friday 2nd March, we shall be holding our annual service at St Katharine’s Church at 2.30pm followed by light refreshments.. Everyone is welcome to attend the service. Pat Zukowskj,  Blackrod Co-ordinator. A bit about the Day of Prayer……....

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Fairtrade Fortnight

26 February – 11 March 2018 This year’s theme is “Come on in” The food on our tables, the tea and coffee in our mugs, all from farmers who toil, sweat and slog.  However hard they work to provide the things we depend on, millions of farmers in developing countries...

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Easter Experience 2018

  This year St Katharine’s is planning to invite both schools in our village to an “Easter Experience”, looking at Easter in a different way. On Monday 26th March and Tuesday 27th March the church will be open for the children (time slots to be arranged) and I am looking...

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Crucifer and Acolytes

Here at St Katharine’s Church in Blackrod we have a long history of Lay involvement at the Altar in our Sunday Eucharistic Services. We have an Organist, and a Choir, we have Readers and Intercessors, we have Lay Assistants for Communion. We also have a Crucifer and two Acolytes. It...

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PCC Membership and News

Being a representative on the PCC is open to everyone on the Electoral Roll.  If you feel you have time to offer and would like to support St Katharine’s in this way we are looking for parishioners with a fresh outlook who would enjoy being part of this area of...

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Bellringers on Tour!!

  It was lovely to welcome the Bolton branch of the Lancashire Bellringers Association to ring in our tower once again on 20th January during our Coffee Morning.  Our ringers and the rest of the branch will be heading off to Liverpool in March to ring the Cathedral bells which...

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