The Parish of St Peter's Stonyhurst & St Joseph's Hurst Green

Welcome from Fr Tim Curtis SJ, Parish Priest. Telephone (01254) 826268

A very warm welcome to the Parish of St Peter’s Stonyhurst here in the lovely Ribble Valley, served by the Jesuits of the British Province We are a small but active Parish, and share the Church with the students and staff of Stonyhurst and the prep school St Mary’s Hall. A Jesuit parish, a Jesuit college, and a Jesuit Primary school all contributing to the Catholic heritage of this part of Lancashire. 
Please make yourself known to me at any of the services and we would welcome your involvement in our Mission to spread the Gospel. 


The Parish is in the diocese of Salford in the deanery of St John Southworth.


Our mission in St Peter’s Parish, Stonyhurst is:

  • to deepen our faith in our relationship to God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit through the celebration of the liturgy and prayer
  • to warmly welcome those seeking to find God in their lives and to share our lives with them
  • to go out into our communities so as  to share our faith with others and communicate it especially by our care for those in any kind of need
  • to acknowledge and use the Jesuit charism with which we have been gifted.


Times of Mass, Holy Days and Confessions


Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 8.00am at St Peter's

Thursday at SMH


Saturday Vigil Mass St Peter's 5.30pm

Sunday Masses St Joseph's 9.30am


Holydays St Peter's & St Josephs please see the newsletter


Confessions 4.45-5.15pm Saturdays, St Peter's (back of church confessional)



Mass Intentions

Please print off and complete this form and hand directly to the Parish Priest or add to any of the Mass Collector baskets or email your request.



repository door


St Joseph's cemetery. We also have our own cemetery and Mass is said on All Soul’s Day in the graveyard Chapel.


St Peter’s Guild

We are fortunate to have THE oldest Catholic Guild in England in the village, and membership applications should be directed to James Gudgeon Club Secretary. Bar facilities, satellite TV and pool/snooker all available. An annual walk to St Peter’s church with accompanying silver band and banner to celebrate the Feast of St Peter is held every year.   



Pastoral Committee

Niall Macfarlane (Chair) 01254826152
Linda Blakey 01254826520  
Andrew Snape (Vice-Chair) 01254825602  
Lucy Harrison 01254826338  
Rita Holden 01254826313  
John Thomasson 01254826333  
Fr Tim Curtis SJ 01254826345 or 01254826268
Sarah Hodgkinson    




Finance Commitee

Les Bury (Chair) 01200440484  
Kaz Poloczek Gift Aid Officer 01254826527    
Simon Andrews 07912269536  
Niall Macfarlane 01254826152  
Michael Gidlow    
Andrew Snape 01254825602  
John Thomasson 01254826333  

Parish Safeguarding Officer

Niall Macfarlane 01254826152