St. Joseph's Anderton

Services & Sacraments

This page was last updated: February 13, 2015
Please refer to the current newsletter for our most recent news and timetable of services.
Funeral arrangements are made in collaboration with the undertaker and may be Requiem Mass or Funeral Service followed by burial or cremation. In the parish graveyard, new graves and ashes plots are available for resident parishioners only.
Only Christian hymns and music are permitted, in accordance with the Archbishop's instructions.
SERVICES      Usually
Holy Mass       Saturday: 5.30pm (Vigil)
                      Sunday:    9.30am
Weekdays & Saturday Morning: 9.10 am

Morning Prayer
Weekdays & Saturdaymorning: 15 minutes before Holy Mass
Weekdays & Saturday mornings: After Holy Mass
Following Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on the First Wednesday of the month from 9.40 am to 11.45 am.
Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour
During Holy Mass on Tuesday

Confessions: 4.15pm - 5.15pm Saturday
Baptism: Please contact Fr O'Shea at a weekend Mass to obtain a Baptism Application Form and arrange to attend the next Preparation Course.
Confirmation: In this Diocese undertaken by children during their time at Primary School.  In other circumstances please contact Fr O'Shea.
Confessions: 4.15pm - 5.15pm Saturday
Holy Communion: for the sick and house bound, by arrangement through the Parish Office-01257 480237.
Weddings: Please contact Fr O'Shea at a weekend Mass to arrange a meeting to discuss marriage preparation. Engaged couples are required to attend a Marriage Preparation Course.
Anointing of the Sick: For the seriously ill or those enfeebled by age, by arrangement.
For emergency anointings or the LAST RITES, there is always one of the Deanery priests on 24-hour callout to Chorley Hospital-please request his attendance via the ward staff
For Bolton Hospital ring 01204 390770.
For Preston Hospital ring 01772 719604.