St Mary Newhouse
St Mary Newhouse


St Mary’s Newhouse, Station Lane, Barton, Preston PR3 5DY

Priest: Fr. Robert Horn

Tel: 01772 862831; Email: 


Primary School: St. Mary and St. Andrew’s

Tel: 862335;


Newhouse News

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time                    13th October2019



Mass Times and Intentions


Sunday 13th Oct

10.30 am here SMN

Mary Catherine Richmond (A)

Mon 14th Oct

9.00am    at OLSE


Tues 15th Oct  

4.00pm    at OLSE


Wed 16th Oct     

7.00pm here SMN

Robert & Margaret Wilkinson  (A)

Thurs 17th Oct   

9.00am    at OLSE


Fri 18th Oct

9.00am    at OLSE


Sunday 20th Oct   

10.30am here SMN

George Walker (A)


Please remember in prayer our sick or housebound parishioners, and all who have died recently, or whose anniversary of death is about this time


Reconciliation (Confession): Wednesdays, after 7.00pm Mass.  Or ring 862831/862437 for a better day or time.


IN SEARCH OF GOD. Faith Enquiry sessions, for everyone, Catholic or not. 

Sundays, 7.30pm, in OLSE parish house. Please bring a family member or friend.




SOME IN THE PARISH HAVE THOUGHT ABOUT THIS COURSE:-  If you’ve decided, you need to contact Fr. Halshaw (see below). 


Loyola University (Chicago), along with our Northern Bishops, offer skills in parish and other pastoral ministry. You are invited to study up to ten modules. Please see

Costs? Parishes would be inclined to help committed people.    

Information evening Tues 15 Oct, but before going please advise Fr. Bob Halshaw, 01229 713025 or  




Concert by Fr. Manny Gribben (pianist) and others IN AID OF CASTLERIGG.  Wednesday 30th Oct., AT LANCASTER UNI. Chaplaincy Centre 7.30pm. Entry by donation.




EMM  =  EXTRAORD. MONTH of MISSION October 2019  -     “Baptised and Sent”

Pope Francis invites us to ponder and pray throughout October on the Mission of the Church – OUR Mission. 


WORLD MISSION SUNDAY is next week, 20th. Today please take special envelope home, and, if you pay enough tax, fill out the Gift-Aid form (note the little box) and put that and your donation in the envelope to bring back next Sunday.

Next Sunday we’ll have spare Red Boxes in case you would like to be a missionary by having a box at home.  If you already have a box, you can bring it to be emptied as soon as you like.



A talk on “John Henry Newman on Friendship”, by Fr. Dixie Taylor in St. Wilfrid’s parish centre,  Monday 21st Oct., 7pm refreshments, 7.30-9.00 the talk. 

St. John Henry, Pray for us.


Pilgrimage to Fernyhalgh with A.C.N. (Aid to the Church in Need), to pray esp. for persecuted Christians. This Saturday 19th Oct., starts 12 noon.


VINE HOUSE Cancer Help, Coffee Morning at Our Lady & St. Edward's, Wednesday 23rd Oct.





Please send an email, and/or a letter, to the P.M., Mr. Johnson, to say:  "Please restore the N.I. Assembly (Stormont) before 21st Oct, so that the people’s own representatives can make the decision about abortion. The majority in N.I. are demanding to have their say. It is not for Westminster to impose this on them. Thank you."

Email a.s.a.p. vie the following link:   or letter to 10 Downing St., London, SW1 1AA.


It would help a lot if Sinn Fein joined in to demand that the Assembly be convened just for a day, to debate the issue. Please go to:


The Word of Mercy


Fr. Robert Horn, Parish Priest

at St Mary Newhouse Presbytery,

Station Lane, Barton, Preston


Telephone: 01772 862831



Our Lady & St Edward's Presbytery, 4 Marlborough Drive, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9UE 
Telephone: 01772 862437


Universalis (3-day)

Tue 15 October (Sun, 13 Oct 2019)
Saint Teresa of Ávila, Virgin, Doctor
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Wed 16 October (Mon, 14 Oct 2019)
Wednesday of week 28 in Ordinary Time, or Saint Hedwig, Religious , or Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin
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Thu 17 October (Tue, 15 Oct 2019)
Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop, Martyr
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ZENIT – English

Pope at General Audience Continues Catecheses on Acts of the Apostles (Full Text) (Wed, 16 Oct 2019)
'God shows no partiality' The post Pope at General Audience Continues Catecheses on Acts of the Apostles (Full Text) appeared first on ZENIT - English.
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Pope at General Audience: Peter’s Example Challenges Us (Wed, 16 Oct 2019)
'Peter’s discernment of God’s universal saving will was the mark of a true evangelizer' The post Pope at General Audience: Peter’s Example Challenges Us appeared first on ZENIT - English.
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FEATURE: ‘Saying ‘I Love You’ Cannot Become Redundant, & Neither Can Saying ‘Hail Mary” (Tue, 15 Oct 2019)
Secretary of Vatican's Dicastery for Communications Expresses This to ZENIT at Debut of Click2 Pray ERosary, A Smart Rosary to Pray for Peace in the World The post FEATURE: ‘Saying ‘I Love You’ Cannot Become Redundant, & Neither Can Saying ‘Hail Mary” appeared first on ZENIT - English.
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See the new website launched by the Catholic Church in England and Wales by following this link

It is designed to help all grappling with issues around the meaning of dying and death. Based on the Catholic tradition but open to all, it features real-life stories about dealing with the journey through death to eternal life.