St Wilfrid's Church

As we approach the Feast of St Ignatius of Loyola on 31st July, please join us in praying a novena over these next 9 days from each of our Jesuit parishes in England and Scotland. Today's novena comes from St Wilfrid's Church in Preston. As you can see in today's video, the post-lockdown church is different to the one that closed down in March. The main entrance is closed and you enter and exit by different doors, avoiding the porch area. Younger members of the choir and the bookshop teams...
All alumni and friends of the Jesuits are welcome to this special feast day mass with light refreshments afterwards.
On care for our common homeOur short series of talks given by Jesuits based on issues arising from Pope Francis’ encyclical continues with Henry Longbottom SJ:How do we put Laudato Si into practice?  From environmental advocacy to greening church buildings.The talk will be followed by a time for questions and open discussion. Tea and coffee will be available.
On care for our common homeOur short series of talks given by Jesuits based on issues arising from Pope Francis’ encyclical continues with Fr Damian Howard SJ:“A deeper shade of green? The religious vision of Laudato Si”The talk will be followed by a time for questions and open discussion and  tea and coffee will be available.The final talk is on 23rd November with Henry Longbottom SJ 
The Feast of St Edmund Arrowsmith SJ has been celebrated with Mass in the house where he was captured prior to his martyrdom in Lancaster in 1628. Fr Joe Duggan SJ of St Wilfrid’s Church in Preston celebrated Mass for several local Catholics on 28 August, in the house where Arrowsmith was captured and taken to Lancaster Castle to be hanged, drawn and quartered.The house is situated just outside Preston in Hoghton and is owned by the mother of the Director of Music at St Wilfrid's,...