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

JUNE 13TH - 19TH 2021

THIS WEEK'S LIVESTREAMS

Masses will be livestreamed at 12 noon Mondays to Saturdays and at 10.00am on Sundays, until further notice. There will also be Mass at 6.00pm on Sunday evenings in church. This will not be livestreamed.

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.

Click here for Mass Livestream

The church will be open on Mondays to Saturdays for
12 noon Mass and remain open for personal prayer and reflection until 1.00pm. Apart from these times
the church will be closed. 

PLEASE NOTE THE UPDATED GUIDELINES

Attending places of worship in Tier 4 (according to Govt. guidelines):
“In all Tiers, you can leave home to attend a place of worship for communal worship. Whilst engaging in an activity in the place of worship or surrounding grounds, all parties should adhere to social distancing guidelines at all times. In Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4 areas, people must not mingle indoors with anyone they do not live with or have formed a support bubble with.”

Please note that people attending places of worship are required to wear face coverings.

Please see the newsletter for more updates regarding Weddings and Funerals, Baptisms and singing in church.

Confessions
Temporarily suspended (by appointment if deemed necessary).
Baptisms & Weddings:
by arrangement when restrictions permit. These are still limited to 6 people, including the person/child being baptised. 

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.