Ash Wednesday - this week 9.15am Mass & distribution of ashes at close of Mass (to enable the school children to depart quietly). 7.00pm. Mass & distribution of ashes after the Gospel. Confessions after both Masses.
Stations of the Cross immediately after every Friday Mass during Lent.
Lenten Course 'Pivotal Players': every Wednesday 3.30pm in Quiet Room. Those participating please take home your study book after Mass this Sunday.
Parish celebration of Passover Meal: Wednesday 5th April in the evening.
Palm Sunday April 8/9th: Saturday 6.00pm at Alston; 8.30am & 10.25am at Penrith. The Sung Mass with Procession of Palms begins in the Haydock Centre 10.25am
Tuesday: Penrith: 6pm Servers/Ministers practice for Maundy Thurs & Good Fri
Spy Wednesday 6.00 to 8.00pm: Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confessions.
Holy Thursday: 11.30am. Mass of Chrism at Lancaster Cathedral. Penrith 7pm. Mass of Last Supper with Watching till 11pm.
Good Friday: 10.00am. Stations of the Cross. 12 noon Penrith Ecumenical Walk of Witness starts at Penrith Museum; 12 noon Alston Walk of Witness starts at the Friends. 3.00pm. Penrith & Alston, Our Celebration of the Lord's Passion.
Holy Saturday Penrith: 11.30am. Polish tradition of Blessing of Easter Gifts. Penrith 3pm Servers/Ministers Practice for the Vigil Service Penrith 8.30pm Easter Vigil Mass of the Resurrection
Easter Sunday: Penrith: Masses 8.30am & 10.30am, 3.30pm (Polish) Alston: 4.30pm.