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Our Lady & St Werburgh Catholic Church

  • Our Lady & St Werburgh
  • Seabridge Lane, Clayton,
  • Staffordshire, ST5 4AG
  • Tel: 01782 613023

Our Blessed Lady & St John The Baptist

Our Blessed Lady and St John the Baptist
  • Our Blessed Lady & St John the Baptist,
  • Church Road, Ashley, Market Drayton,
    Shropshire, TF9 4JY
  • Tel: 01782 613023

Our Lady & St Werburgh Primary School

Our Lady & St Werburgh primary School

Parish Priest: Father Anton Madej

Parish Priest - Our Lady and St Werburgh

I belong to the Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Betharram. Betharram is a small village and shrine to Our Lady about nine miles outside of Lourdes. Many people have heard of the Grottos of Betharram, but not so many about the shrine where our founder St Michael Garicoits brought our Congregation into being.

Live Streamed Mass Times

  • Sunday 20th September at 11.00am
  • Sunday 27th September at 10.00am
  • Sunday 4th October at 10.00am
  • Sunday 11th October at 10.00am
  • Sunday 18th October at 10.00am

New Public Mass Times

  • Saturdays at 6.00pm
  • Sundays at 10.00am and 11.00am

Book Your Place To Attend Mass

Call the parish office on 01782 613023 to book your place.

Contact the parish office on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings between 10 am until 1 pm. Other times you may leave a message but until we get back to you we cannot confirm a place.

You are also required to wear a face mask when you come to church unless you have an exemption such as breathing difficulties etc.

News In The Parish

Standing Order Gift Aid Form

For making donations towards our parish by standing order, download the following gift aid form and post or drop through the presbytery letter box.

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Parish Blog

Blog - Our Lady and St Werburgh

This Week - 12/09/2020

Adam here, I hope that you are all well. This weekend's live-stream of Holy Mass will be tomorrow at 11am.

This weeks update includes the parish newsletter, Father Anton's weekly column, and new dates and times for future Live Masses. Public Mass times are Saturdays at 6.00pm and Sundays at 10.00am and 11.00am.

Tomorrow there is a Foodbank Collection taking place this Sunday between 2-3 pm in the parish car park! Come along and bring your contributions and catch up on the news in general!

Thank you once again to all 113 of the newsletter subscribers.

Blog - Revitalisation of The Parish Foodbank Operation

Supporting Our Local Foodbank - 05/09/2020

Tomorrow between 2.00 – 3.00pm our representative for Foodbank will be in the church car park gathering supplies for those in need.

Forthcoming Events

Support Our Food Bank (Sunday September 13th)

There will be a collection of foods etc. in the usual manner in the parish car park 2-3 p.m.


  • tinned peas and carrots
  • tinned fruit
  • long life juice
  • rice pudding
  • custard
  • crisps
  • small suger
  • shampoo
  • shaving foam and razors

Kenelm Youth Trust Adventure Holidays at Alton Castle

This summer, why not experience a staycation like no other? At Alton Castle, we can offer action-packed, outdoor family holidays, where you get to stay in our beautiful 19th century, Pugin designed castle. Surrounded by the beauty of the Churnet Valley, riddled with an historic past, a stay at the castle is a unique experience. Stays are from Mondays to Fridays - check-in is from 4pm Monday and check-out is no later than 10am on the Friday.

All of our stays are COVID-19 secure. Your family can hire a floor of the castle all to yourselves, socially distancing from our staff and activities instructors, so that you can relax and enjoy your holiday in your social bubble.

Full details at www.kenelmyouthtrust.org.uk/adventure-holidays.html

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Our Lady and St Werburgh, Clayton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire