St Mary Newhouse
St Mary Newhouse


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

Priests: Fr. Robert Horn and Fr. Simon Hawksworth

Tel: 01772 862831; Email: 


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

Tel: 862335;


Newhouse News

Fourth Sunday of Easter

22nd April 2018




Mass Times and Intentions

4th  Sunday of Easter


John Gornall

Tuesday 24th


No intention requested

Wednesday 25th


No intention requested

Thursday 26th


No intention requested

Friday 27th 


No intention requested

5th Sunday of Easter


Frank Nickson (A)













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


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


THANK YOU for collection: £313 attendance: 95



This weekend we take the annual collection for the Ecclesiastical Education Fund which finances the education of future Priests and Deacons. Let us all pray that we have more vocations.


This weekend, there will be solemn adoration (it used to be 40 hours Quarante Ore) at Our Lady & St. Edward’s and it will be here at St. Mary’s  on 8th July. “O Sacrament most holy, O Sacrament divine….”.



Lancaster Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham – Tues, 2nd Oct to Friday 5th Oct, led by Bishop Paul Swarbrick. £280 for full board (based on people sharing). Closing date for bookings 25th June. (See poster in porch)      Contact Paul Briers    01946 834834,  07773 848819 or




CASTLERIGG SPONSORED WALK:  Twelve Wainwrights, 15 Miles, One Walk. Monday, May 28, 2018, 8:00am – 6:00pm

Mrs. Helen Bisby, a teacher at St Mary’s, Newhouse is doing the walk and would be grateful for sponsorship.


St Mary’s & St Andrew’s school, Barton – “We are inviting our grandparents, parishioners, and friends into school.  We will play dominoes, sing songs and have a drink and biscuit.  If you know someone who would benefit from an hour’s interaction with our children, please bring them along on Friday 27th April 10:30-11:30.”


BBQ & TREASURE HUNT Saturday, 19th May, 2.00 till 5.00. Years 6,7,8. (whichever school you go to). Please contact: Anna Moir,     Spread the word. (Our Lady and St. Edward’s Youth Committee  invites any who wish from the same age group at St. Mary, Newhouse. It’s at OLSE parish.)



Advanced notice that the Holy Day Masses will be the Vigil on Wednesday 9th May at 7pm and on Thursday 10th May (with school). Time to be arranged.


Fr. Marsh RIP – We are delighted that Fr. John Marsh’s headstone is now in place so that parishioners will be able to pray at his grave as we remember our priests on this Vocations Sunday.

The Word of Mercy


Fr. Robert Horn, Parish Priest  or

Fr. Simon Hawksworth 

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


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Wed 25 April (Wed, 25 Apr 2018)
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Thu 26 April (Wed, 25 Apr 2018)
Thursday of the 4th week of Eastertide
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