Forthcoming Events

Dates For Your Diary

Ashley Lenten Lunches

Start at 12.30 and all proceeds to Christian Aid. All welcome.

  • 21st February - Methodist Church
  • 6th March - Anglican Church
  • 20th March - Catholic Church


Prayer & Life Workshop

At Our Lady & St Werburgh’s Church from 10:30am to 12:30 running every Saturday until March. All welcome.

CAFOD Family Fast Day

Friday 23rd February

Please join in by eating simply and giving what you can. Collect a CAFOD envelope to Gift Aid your donation or give online. If you set up a monthly gift, you'll help more hardworking people like James, a fisherman in Liberia, to return home safely and feed their families for good. With the support of CAFOD James has the equipment he needs to fish sustainably - a compass, life jacket and a GPS tracking system.

Parish Youth Leader Training

24th & 28th February, & 2nd March

The Bethsaida course is your gateway to a rewarding voluntary role working with young people in your parish. This free course is taking place at Our Lady and St Werburgh’s, Clayton on Saturday 24th Feb from 2-6pm, and Saturday 2nd March from 2-6pm, and with an online session at 7pm on Wednesday 28th February from home. All are welcome whether you are interested in working with young people in your parish in the future or this is something you are already part of. The certificated course is run by the Kenelm Youth Trust with sessions that are informative, relaxed, interactive and friendly. To register or find out more please email:


Teen Discussion Group

Saturday March 9th (5.00-6.30 p.m.)

All Year 8 and above teenagers are very welcome to join us for our next discussion group on Saturday March 9th (5.00-6.30pm). Our theme to discuss will be “what is my purpose on earth?”. We meet in the small chapel in OLSW church. (Please arrive via the side presbytery door). Any queries contact Anne O’Brien or Sr. Geraldine via the parish office.

World Day of Prayer

1st March

The annual World Day of Prayer will this year be hosted by Our Lady and St John the Baptist Catholic Church at Ashley. Everyone is most welcome to attend the service at 2 p.m. on the 1st March. The theme this year is very special as it is the Christians in Palestine - the land where Jesus was born, ministered and died. Please come and join us in prayer and afterwards for refreshments in Oddfellows hall.

North Staffs Walshingham Association - Pilgrimage to Walsingham

20th – 23rd March

For further information please contact Mary Shirley on 07910605984 or


North Staffs Deanery

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Archdiocese of Birmingham Events

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Kenelm Youth Trust

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