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

Diary Dates

  • Tuesday 25th February - Journey in Faith 8pm
  • Wednesday 26th February - Baby and Toddler Group 9.30am – 11am
  • Wednesday 26th February - Ash Wednesday
  • Thursday 27th February - Over 55’s Friendship Club 12.45pm – 2.50 pm
  • Thursday 5th March - First Forgiveness 7pm in Church
  • Friday 6th March - CAFOD Lent Fast Day
  • Wednesday 11th March - Parish Committee Meeting 8.15 pm Upper Room
  • Sunday 26th April - Parish AGM after 10 am Mass

Church Events

North Staffordshire Vocation Promotions Group – Chalice Programme

During the next two years a specially blessed prayer chalice will travel to each parish within our deanery. We hope this will assist you in your prayers for vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life. During July 2019 the vocations chalice will be at Ashley Parish and a focus for praying for vocations.

Through Lent With St Matthew - The Year of the Word

An Opportunity to enter deeply in the Gospel of St Matthew with Father Julian Green, Father Michael Glover, and Deacon Sean Gough.

From 7.00 pm – 9.00pm. Sessions to take place at St Catherine’s Room (Parish Room) Our Lady and St Peter in Chains, 106 Hartshill Road, ST4 7LL. (Please collect a leaflet from the back of Church)


  • 28th February
  • 6th March
  • 13th March
  • 20th March

Lent 2020 Reflections with Laudato Si

Sessions to take place at Coolock, Newcastle from 7.15 -8.45 pm on Tuesday 3rd March, Wednesday 11th March, Wednesday 18th March, Wednesday 25th March and Tuesday 31st March.

Bishop David McGough – Golden Junilee (Saturday 14th March)

Our area bishop, Bishop David will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. There will be a special Mass at 2pm at Sacred Heart, Tunstall on that day. All priests of the deanery are very welcome to concelebrate and there is a wider invitation to all parishioners to attend and to join with Bishop David on this special occasion.

At the Heart - Three evenings of prayer, reflection and music

Living out our faith and raising a family in a modern world. Taking place at St Teresa of the Child Jesus, Stone Road, Trent Vale ST4 6SP. (Leaflets available in the porch). The evenings will be ledby Catherine McLoughlin an international speaker.

  • 16th March 7.00 pm – Marriage
  • 17th March 7.00pm - Pregnancy
  • 18th March 7.00pm - Family

St Dominic’s Reunion (Saturday 28th March)

Calling all old girls from St Dominic’s High School, Stoke. There is a reunion being held from 7.30pm on Sat 28th March at Porthill Park Cricket Club. Please feel free to bring photos, memorabilia etc.

Parish AGM (Sunday 26th April)

The parish annual AGM is taking place on Sunday 26th April after the morning 10.00am Mass.

North Staffs Area Pastoral Council

North Staffs Deanery

Archdiocese of Birmingham