Holy Family Blackpool 01253 205971

Ash Wednesday February 17th


Day of fasting and abstinence

Mass and Ashes 10am

Prayers for Ash Wednesday for those at home

During Lent there will be
Stations of the Cross each Friday 10.00 
and Sunday 15.00

Or follow using the online prayerbook


Fr. Farrell has moved to Nazareth House in Lancaster. 

Fr Vals Jubilee

Please keep him in your prayers.

Please pray for the eternal rest of Bishop Patrick O'Donoghue  fifth Bishop of Lancaster who died on Sunday 24th January.

bishop padraig

Pope Francis has written a special letter entitled With the Heart of a Father (Patris Corde ) which is on the Vatican website


It introduces the Year of St Joseph

The Bishop Sarbrick's Pastoral Letter for Lent is below.

The February edition of the Catholic Voice of Lancaster is available on this site.

Mary's Meals are doing fantastic work and the government have promised matched funding for their present project. For every pound raised government will add a pound. If you Gift Aid a pound the charity will get £2.40

link at the bottom  of this page.

Our bishops share the disappointment at this and have spoken to government. This is their statement.

Cardinal Nichols

Public worship ban shows Government’s ‘misunderstanding’ of religious faith

The latest advice (November 5th oh happy day) is available on our new normal page .

You can download this advice from us

The law requires you to wear a face cover if it is possible. .  For the purposes of tracking and tracing stewards will ask for your ID. You may also use the questionnaire on this site to tell me your name and phone number. Or the NHS track and test app.

Please Help

You are needed to prepare your church to reopen. Stewarding and cleaning will be needed. Sister Margaret will talk to you about what you can do and  offer support. You can ring Sister on

Tel: 01253 354513

I can also be contacted on 01253 205971. 

I am always in due to lock down or email me 

 Corona Virus

 New Normal 


Visitor Form

 Preparing for Mass in Church


Well done all who followed the online virtual Pilgrimage. Next year in France  we hope

Prayers please for Susanne Schofield and John Schofield and all who are sick in the parish.


Please can people keep an eye on the church premises. 

They have been deliberately damaged.

I have seen children on the hall steps smoking something that smelled very sweet please look out for trouble around the place.

Canon Frank Cookson

Details on our pageCorona Virus Prayer

Bishop Swarbrick

Bishop Swarbrick Easter 

By visiting The Bishops’ Conference Webpage (cbcew.org.uk) links for the live-streaming of Masses can be found. 

 I am reachable by phone or email 01253354513 

holy.fam.blackpool see below for fuller detail.

Our Bishops, have provided for you who can't attend church  http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/Resources/Flu/index.shtml

Covid information

covid liturgy

Welcome to the website of Holy Family RC Church, North Shore, Blackpool


We are Catholic Christians witnessing to the power of the Risen Lord, proclaiming the Word of God, celebrating the Eucharist and other Sacraments and serving the local community in active co-operation with fellow Christians.

Hope you will join us on Sundays for Mass at 11 am and on most weekdays at 10 am. You will be made most welcome.

Fr Anthony.

 Bulletin below (usually uploaded by late Saturday.)

Our Lady of Walsingham, pray for us.Sanctuary showing Crucifix

Sorry I am not writing a bulletin at the moment.

Next week's bulletin, (when available.)

This is a draft and may be changed at any time.


Mary's Meals is continuing to  feed the hungry
Government have pledged to give £1 for every pound that you give

Please click the image below to visit their site

Marys Meals please donate