Forthcoming Parish Events at Our Lady & St Werburgh & St John The Baptist Parishes

Our Lady and St Werburgh Summer Fayre (Saturday 8th July 2017)

Starts at 1.00pm – 3.30 pm.

Lists: Please sign the lists in the porch if you are able to help.

Collection dates and items

  • 11th June - Toiletries and chocolate
  • 18th June - Books and Cuddly Toys
  • 25th June - Mystery Gift Bags
  • 2nd July - Bottles
  • 7th/8th July - Cakes and plants

Lists for Summer Fayre - now available in the porch, please sign if you are able to help with the following:

  • Helpers to set up on the Friday and Saturday morning from 9.30 am.
  • Helpers on the day of the Fayre.
  • Provide Cakes or Scones for the cake stall.
  • Provide Plants for the plant stall. Donate a Raffle Prize.

Raffle Tickets for Summer Fayre: Please take some raffle tickets to sell to family and friends. Available in the porch as you leave Mass.

Church Events

Ashley Day of Adoration (Saturday 24th June)

From 12 Noon – 6 pm: Lists available in the porch for watching, two people at each time slot please, and a list to donate a candle in memory of a loved one. Candles £3.50 each.

Llandudno Trip (Saturday 29th July 2017)

Departing Clayton at 9am. Adults £12, Under 16’s £6. Please sign the list in the porch if you would like to go.

Other Events

CAFOD Power to be Campaign Launch (Sunday 11th June 2017)

On Sunday 11th June 2pm for 2.30 pm start. At Coolock Pastoral Centre, Stubbs Gate, Newcastle ST5 1LH. For more information contact Phil Mayland on or call 01922 722944

Kenelm Youth Trust

Brightlights Festival (June 23rd – June 26th 2017)

Brightlights Festival is an annual event for young adults (aged 16-30) taking place from June 23rd – June 26th at Alton Castle. For more information visit or call 03000750115 or see poster on noticeboard.

Summer Camp 2017 (6th – 10th August and 12th- 16th August 2017)

At Alton Castle. For more details visit or email

Celebrate Birmingham (July 1st - 2nd July 2017)

At St Mary’s College Oscott, Chester Road, Birmingham: On July 1st and 2nd 2017. A catholic faith filled weekend for the whole family. Inspiring talks, Masses, Reconciliation and workshops. For more information and bookings go to Leaflet available at the back of Church.


The internationally renowned Catholic speaker Chris Stefanick is coming with his Mercy Tour to Birmingham on Monday 17th July 2017, with an evening called Reboot at St Catherine of Siena, Bristol Street from 6.30pm to 9pm. It is a fun and inspiring event that shows the timeless beauty of the Catholic Faith in a new and compelling way. It is a great evening for seasoned Catholics as well as newcomers and enquirers. A coach will be leaving from Stoke on Trent to go to the Reboot evening organised by St Joseph's Goldenhill. The cost will be £10 entrance plus £9 coach travel. Please contact the Parish Office at St Joseph's for details and for booking 01782 782121

Youth Group

Archdiocese of Birmingham

Birmingham Catholic Youth Service

North Staffs Area Pastoral Council

Station Mass (Friday 23rd June 2017)

Taking place on the Feast of the Sacred Heart at Sacred Heart, Hanley ST1 3DA. Sarts at 7. 00 pm. Celebrant Father Michael Puljic MChem BA STB. All welcome

Afternoon Pilgrimage to the Diocesan Shrine of Our Lady Of Lourdes (Sunday 2nd July 2017)

Pick-up point Holy Trinity, Newcastle at 12.15 pm. Cost per person £8 adults and £4 under 16. To book a seat on the coach please contact your APC representative Sharon Bunting on 613023.

Pilgrimage to Birmingham Oratory and Cathedral (Saturday 15th July 2017)

Coach pick up point Holy Trinity, Newcastle at 8.45 am. Coach £10. Please bring a packed lunch. Please sign the list in the porch if you would like to book a seat on the coach, or speak to Sharon Bunting.