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

The Blessed Trinity                                       16th June 2019   




Mass Times and Intentions

Sunday 16th June  

10 am here

Johnny O’Hagan   L.D.

Tuesday 18th   



Mass of Confirmation (at OLSE) incl. St. Mary’s candidates

Wednesday 19th      

7.00pm here

Parish Benefactors (SMN). (Mass here at Newhouse)

Thursday 20th   




Friday  21st




Sunday 23rd June    

10 am here

Joseph John Gregson (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.


THANK YOU: Collection£378.85  incl. St. Orders. E.E.F.: £2.   Catholic  Media  special collection: £5 (total now £42.30).       Attendance: 106


INVITATION: to the ordination to the priesthood of Deacon Stephen Talbutt. Lancaster Cathedral, Saturday 6th July, at 11.30am. Let’s honour the dedication of this man by joining him to pray for him and to give thanks. Please put in diaries.


CORPUS CHRISTI: Next Sunday 23 June, 2.00pm, a big procession starts in St. Walburge’s, goes through nearby streets, honouring Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. Please let your children experience this. Book it in your diary.


Fr. Tim thanks everyone very much “for the wonderful celebration of my Jubilee.  Please pass on my most grateful thanks to the congregation at St. Mary’s, for their warm welcome and kind generosity.”     Michaela says: Thank you to everyone who made Fr. Tim’s do a great success:-the gazebos, moving them from school and setting up; the BBQ etc. too;  the food you brought, the baking, the arranging of the table. The excellent BBQ skills of Rob Reece;  the vital endless work of washing up and tidying, incl. the hoovering. A very big thank you to Pauline Noblet for the beautiful

cake (FT said “Look at that, it’s amazing!”). And the sun came out! “It did not rain on his parade.”



  1. This Tuesday, 18th June, 6.30pm, Bishop Paul comes for the Mass of Confirmation at Our Lady and St. Edward’s. Please come and support Eleanor, Emily and Luke and their families, along with the OLSE candidates.
  2. Next Sunday, 23rd, First Holy Communion here for Harry and Josef and Mollie and Joseph at 10.00am.


Please pray for them, their sponsors and families.


The law protects my life – and yours,   but …??    A committee of MPs aims to hijack a good Bill (against domestic abuse) to slip in two items  (1)  stating that abortion would no longer be a crime; and (2) imposing abortion on N. Ireland.      Please email  to ask our local MP to speak and vote against such moves. Law should protect.  


Rwanda Group Trust needs volunteers for its charity shop. Please contact Michael Donlan 01772 723094.


Members please note: Finance and Property Committee postponed. New date soon.


Thank you to those who have undertaken to fold and distribute the Catholic Voice. It’s due next weekend.


THIS SUNDAY:  “Day for Life”. This year the focus is on Domestic Abuse, to raise awareness of how prevalent this is. Knowing what to look for and spotting the signs might save someone. Information is on  as the Church want to assert the meaning and value of every human life, at every stage and condition of it.  Please donate to the special collection,  Thank you.


The time is now” – for postcards to the M.P.  It’s the Climate Change Lobby, Wednesday 26 June!    For info, . Can’t go to the Lobby? Send a postcard.  

Postcards in box at back.  No stamp needed.


Fr. Simon seems to be doing all right. He has now moved to Hornby, where Canon Ruscillo is the parish priest.


Flower festival at St. Clare’s, today 16th June, 11am to 5pm.


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


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Tue 18 June (Sun, 16 Jun 2019)
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Wed 19 June (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)
Wednesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time, or Saint Romuald, Abbot
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Thu 20 June (Tue, 18 Jun 2019)
Corpus Christi
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