St Wulstan’s, Alston

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Weather permitting, we are very pleased to welcome Bishop Paul Swarbrick to celebrate Mass at Alston and to meet the community afterwards over refreshments. The Bishop’s visit falls nicely on St. Wulstan’s Feast Day. Below is the text from the tablet marking the dedication, over 65 years ago:


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To the Glory of God

This Church

Founded by Thomas Edward Bishop of Lancaster

Was dedicated on 20 September 1953

Under the patronage of St Wulstan

In Memory of Thomas Wulstan OSB

First Bishop of Lancaster

who raised his eyes to the eternal hills


St. Wulstan’s hosts the Service in Alston for Christian Unity, led by the Methodist Community, today, Sunday 20th January at 3pm. All are welcome.