St Peter's Stonyhurst



We are God’s people, the sheep of his flock: come, let us worship him, alleluia.


St Joseph's Hurst Green

“Though thou hast recourse to many saints as thine intercessors, go specially to St. Joseph, for he has great power with God.” St. Teresa of Avila



Latest news

Please see the newsletter page for the latest parish Coronavirus update and advice.


STOP PRESS – St Peter’s Club opens Saturday 4th July!.


This weekend (4th July) the church is open for private prayer Sat 2-5pm Next Weekend 11th/12th July - church open Sat 2 - 5.30, then 5.30 Mass and Sunday Masses 9.30 and 11am both in St Peters. Sadly we cannot use St Joseph’s for the time being.


Weekday Masses at 8am start Tuesday 14th July.


Coming to Mass + Do not come to Mass if you are unwell or shielding + You are advised to wear a face covering + Observe the one way system + Observe social distancing + Any materials you touch (Newsletters etc) place in a bin or take home with you. + You may wish to come to a weekday Mass instead of on Saturday or Sunday. This will fulfill your Sunday obligation.


At Mass + There will be no homily of bidding prayers (these will be printed to take away with you) + Sadly we cannot have any singing + Communion will be given only in the hand



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Getting married here at St Peter's


Newsletters & Reports


Readings and Reflections (New)


Congratulations on your forthcoming marriage and thank you for thinking about celebrating this sacrament at St Peter's Stonyhurst. Below you will find some information about getting married at St Peter's, an initial enquiry form and a link that takes you to Stonyhurst Enterprises in case you would like to book your reception here as well.


View Wedding information

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View Wedding Enquiry form

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Mass Calendar and Intentions

Sunday 5th July 2020 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (year A) PS Wk 2


Fr Tim will offer a private Mass each day for the following intentions


Saturday Vigil - James Woods L


Sunday - For the Parish


Monday -Janet Cowdall A - Weekday in Ordinary time (week14)


Tuesday - Private Intention - Weekday in Ordinary time


Wednesday - Private Intention - Weekday in Ordinary time


Thursday - Private Intention - St Leo Ignatius Mangin SJ and comps


Friday - Private Intention - Weekday in Ordinary time


L = Lately Dead, A = Anniversary of death

P = Personal Intention PI = Priest's Intention S = Sick B=Birthday F = Founders Mass M = Martyr V = Virgin D = Doctor B = Bishop P = Priest R = Remembrance Pp=Pope SMH=St Mary's Hall


The Divine mercy

                    I trust in youl


Almighty, ever-living God, whose love surpasses all that we ask or deserve, open up for us the treasures of your mercy. Forgive us all that weighs on our conscience, and grant us more even than we dare to ask. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.Amen.









Welcome to the Parish of St Peter's & St Joseph's in

the heart of the Ribble Valley

St Joseph'sParish Priest   Fr. Tim Curtis SJ (


Tel. (01254) 826268


St Peter's RC Church, Stonyhurst

Clitheroe, Lancs. BB7 9PZ

St Joseph's Chapel


St Peter's







Our Lady on the Avenue


The Pope on Confession

“I know that many of you go to confession before Easter … many will say to me: ‘But Father ….. I cannot leave the house and I want to make my peace with the Lord. I want Him to embrace me ….. How can I do that unless I find a priest?’ Do what the catechism says. It is very clear. If you don’t find a priest to go to confession, speak to God. He is your Father. Tell Him the truth: ‘Lord, I did this and this and this. Pardon me.’ Ask His forgiveness with all your heart with an act of contrition, and promise Him, ‘afterward I will go to confession.’ You will return to God’s grace immediately. You yourself can draw near, as the catechism teaches us, to God’s forgiveness, without having a priest at hand.”


St Joseph's





Pope Francis’ Prayer to Mary during the coronavirus pandemic 


O Mary,
you always shine on our path
as a sign of salvation and of hope.
We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick,
who at the cross took part in Jesus’ pain, keeping your faith firm.
You, Salvation of the all peoples,
know what we need,
and we are sure you will provide
so that, as in Cana of Galilee,
we may return to joy and to feasting
after this time of trial.
Help us, Mother of Divine Love,
to conform to the will of the Father
and to do as we are told by Jesus,
who has taken upon himself our sufferings
and carried our sorrows
to lead us, through the cross,
to the joy of the resurrection. Amen.

Under your protection, we seek refuge, Holy Mother of God. Do not disdain the entreaties of we who are in trial, but deliver us from every danger, O glorious and blessed Virgin.