News from the Vineyard

  • Newsletter: Sunday after Ascension

    Newsletter: Sunday after Ascension

    The Friends of St. Walburge’s has now been launched for anyone who is interested (passionate!) about our Shrine Church. See below for more information. To join please click here. Thank You!
  • Newsletter: Easter V

    Newsletter: Easter V

    Please donate online to St Walburge’s Restoration Project by clicking here. See also a letter from Canon Cristofoli on our blog here. Finally here is the newsletter: God bless you.
  • Announcement


    Canon Tanner, Canon Post and I would like to try our best to maintain your Sacramental life here at our Shrines in Preston during this unprecedented crisis.  His Eminence Cardinal Nichols, together with the Bishops Conference of England and Wales have accordingly decreed that all public Masses in our country be suspended from …
  • The Spire receives regional TV coverage

    The Spire receives regional TV coverage

    We have received a lot of favourable coverage of our opening of the Spire for people to explore the 172 steps and see the panoramic views of Preston and beyond. An item on Granada Reports can be viewed here.
  • Remembrance Sunday – 2019

    Remembrance Sunday – 2019

    Sunday, 10th November, was Remembrance Sunday, and on this day, at the Memorial Altar dedicated to the men of Preston who fell during the Great War, a Solemn Requiem Mass was celebrated. At the end, the catafalque before the high altar was incensed. Photography is courtesy of Michael Durnan.
  • All Souls 2019

    All Souls 2019

    On All Souls’ Day 2019, a Solemn Requiem Mass was celebrated in St. Walburge’s Church with a catafalque, draped in solemn black and surrounded by candlelight. Photography courtesy of Michael Durnan.

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