St Mary Magdalen, Accrington

St Mary Magdalen's is part of the Parish of the Good Shepherd, Accrington.

Our normal service times across the parish are as follows:


8am Said Mass at St Mary Magdalen's

9.30am Family Eucharist at St Andrew's

11am Solemn Mass at St Mary Magdalen's


Mondays in term time: 1.15 pm School Mass at St Mary Magdalen's; 1st Monday: 11.00 am Mass at Springhill Care Home

Tuesdays: 6.00 pm Mass at St Andrew's

Wednesdays: 10.00 am Mass at St Andrew's; 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesdays in term time: 3.30 pm Youth Church at St Christopher's School (Eucharist on 1st Wednesday)

Thursdays: 6.00 pm Mass at St Mary Magdalen's;

Fridays: 10am Mass at St Mary Magdalen's; Alternate Fridays in term time: 3.15 pm Friday Praise at St Nicholas's School

Saints' Days and Holy Days as announced

Morning and Evening Prayer are normally said at 8.00 am (St Mary Magdalen's) and 5.00 pm (St Andrew's) on weekdays

We are a welcoming, family-friendly Church, offering worship in a traditional, but accessible style for all the family.  Come and join us for our Solemn Mass at 11.00 am on Sundays as we enter into the mystery of God's love. On the second Sunday of the month, the 11.00 am is a Family Celebration Mass, with activities for all the family incorporated within the worship.

The parish of the Good Shepherd is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer. The Diocese of Blackburn’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

Get in touch

Fr David Arnold, SSC

St Peter's Vicarage
Willows Lane

Fr David
01254 399756

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