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THE PARISH OF OUR LADY AND ST. PATRICK’S
THIS WEEK'S SERVICES

NOVEMBER 26TH - DECEMBER 2ND
2023


WEEKLY SERVICES
SUNDAY: 10.00am.  12.30pm (Polish Mass) 6.00pm
MONDAY: 12 noon Mass
TUESDAY: 12 noon Mass
WEDNESDAY:
12 noon Mass
THURSDAY: 12 noon Mass
FRIDAY: 12 noon Requiem Mass for Joan Doran
SATURDAY
12 noon Mass

LIVESTREAMING THIS WEEK

From now on we will be using Twitter to provide online Masses. Either download the Twitter App and search for @PhilipSumner13 or click the pic below

twitter

Then either just watch from there. You can also click Follow if you have a Twitter account.

Weekday Masses and Saturday's 12 noon Mass will continue to be Livestreamed, as will Sunday's 10.00am Mass

Click here for Mass Livestream

The church will normally be open on Mondays to Saturdays from 10.00am for private prayer

Confessions
There will be Confessions on Saturday

Baptisms & Weddings
by arrangement

Parish Histories

The Church of Our Lady and St Patrick is a Roman Catholic parish in the centre of Oldham made up of what was originally 3 separate parishes;
St Mary's, Our Lady of Mount Carmel with St Patrick, and Holy Rosary.

st marys

The first Catholic church in Oldham. St Mary's Church - opened in March, 1839.

As part of a restructuring of the diocese they became one parish in 2018 with the closure of St Mary's and Holy Rosary. Below are links to the individual histories of the parishes.

st patricks

Originally dedicated as St Patrick's Catholic Chapel in October 1858, it was built as a Chapel of Ease to support St Mary's.

Below are links to histories of the parishes St Mary's and St Patrick's as they originally were.

St Mary's history -
St Patrick's history -
Holy Rosary -

Holy Rosary

holy rosary

Holy Rosary was the last of the churches to be built. The first Mass was offered there in December 1952, the land having been originally aquired by a curate at St Patrick's in 1940.