8:00pm- The Great Vigil – People of the Parish

9:30am – Margaret Matthams RIP
11:00am – Joe Davies

Monday 22nd April
9:30am – Service of Word and Communion

Tuesday 23rd April
10:30am – Funeral Service – Mary McGee RIP

Wednesday 24th April
No service

Thursday 25th April
9:30am – Mark O’Neill sick

Friday 26th April
9:30am – Geraldine Doherty
7:30pm – St George’s Fish and Chips Supper

Saturday  27th April
4:45pm – Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:15pm – People of the Parish

Sunday 28th April
9:30am – Tony Kearns RIP
11:00am – Abundia & Dante Oliveros RIP 1st Anniversary
3:00pm – Divine Mercy Mass – St Mary’s Middlewich

Monday 29th April
9:30am – Flood victims

If Fr Simon is unobtainable and you urgently need a Priest please phone the parish mobile: 07548 222133  Please use this number for emergencies only i.e. where a priest is needed urgently.

Dates for your Diary

St George’s Fish & Chip Supper

Friday 26th April 7:30pm
A reminder.  The evening starts at about 7:30pm and the food will be served at about 8:30pm.

Divine Mercy Sunday

Sunday 28th April 3pm
At St Mary’s in Middlewich with Father Jim McGrath. The Mass starts at 3pm, confessions are at 2pm.

First Eucharists

Sunday 12th May and Sunday 19th May 11:00am mass
Our school children will be receiving their First Eucharist. The 11:00am Masses are the most popular and on Sunday 19th it is likely that there will only be standing room available once the children and their families are seated.

Coffee morning

Tuesday 14 May 10:30am
Our Coffee Morning on Tuesday raised the sum of £135.  Thanks to everyone who organised the coffee morning and to those who came to support it.
Everyone is welcome to come along for coffee and cake.

St Nicholas PTFA – Wine tasting at St Nicholas’

Friday 17th May from 7pm – 11pm, at St Nicholas’
Our fabulous and extremely popular Wine Tasting evening returns. Once again is expertly hosted by Jon Campbell from DeFine Wines. Jon will share this knowledge through a fun wine related quiz where you will enjoy tasting 8 wines complemented with some sharing platters. All we need now is you

Wine will also be available to purchase on the night. Don’t miss out on a great, relaxed and fun evening out. Purchase your tickets early.If you are part of a bigger group and want to ensure sitting together we encourage you to book your tickets together as a table and we will reserve your seats. St Nicholas’ parents can book through parentpay and parishioners are invited to book through Eventbrite – go to their website at and search for ‘Define’.

St Nicholas to Lourdes

25th July to 2nd August
St Nicholas is again joining the annual diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes. This is open to students from St Nicholas who are in Year 11,12 or 13. Booking forms and more information are available from Mairie Gelling, the school chaplain. Bookings need to be made by the end of April.

Thank you

Father Pat Clarke wishes to thank all at St Joseph’s for their kindness in making the recent WINGS donation after the  flooding in Brazil.


How do you make Holy Water? You take some regular water and boil the devil out of it. 😊

Sponsorship request

Tony Montgomery is running the Manchester Half Marathon with his daughter Lucy to raise money for St Luke’s Hospice. Tony and Lucy would very much appreciate sponsorship to help the hospice in its work in helping so many patients and their families. There is a sponsorship form in the porch if anyone would like to donate.


Winner: £40 Prize this week – Mrs Pat McQuillan


We are still collecting unwanted spectacles/cases to be sent to the Missions. If you have any that you no longer need please bring them in.

Newsletter Download: 391 21st April 2019 Easter Sunday