St Anne's & St Joseph's RC Parish

——  Accrington • Diocese of Salford  ——

St Anne's & St Joseph's
RC Parish

—  Accrington • Diocese of Salford  —

St Anne’s Ladies

Three women sitting at a table chatting and drinking tea

Our next meeting will be on Monday 17th June. We will be going for lunch at Old Mother Redcap. As usual, meet at 12:30pm in the car park at St Anne’s for lunch at 1pm.

Knights of Saint Columba

There will be a meeting of the Knights on Tuesday 18th June at 7:30pm in the Marian Room at St Anne’s. All men of the parish are warmly invited to come and see how they can be involved.

Cleaning at St Anne’s

There will be a thorough clean of St Anne’s church on Thursday, 20th June at 9:30am. If you can spare the time, please do come along to help.

First Holy Communion

The children on the Sacramental Programme will be making their First Holy Communion on Sunday, 23rd June and Sunday, 30th June at the 11am Masses. Do please keep them in your prayers. It will also be lovely for you to support them with your presence on the day.

SVP Sponsored Walk

SVP members will be completing a sponsored walk on 23rd June, to raise funds for St Anne’s and St Joseph’s RC Primary School Year 6 pupils so that they will all be able to go on a school trip this year. Sponsorship forms will be available at the back of both churches for anyone who […]

Catechism Reflections

The next Catechism Reflections group meeting will take place on Monday, 24th June at 7pm in the Marian Room at St Anne’s. This is an informal gathering for those who wish to explore and look at different aspects of the Faith and the Teachings of the Church. If you have something you would like to […]

Summer Fayre Meeting

The next planning meeting will take place on, Tuesday, 25th June at 7pm in the Marian Room at St Anne’s. The summer fayre is a chance to bring our parish community together and raise important funds. Please do try to attend. Thank you.

Summer Fayre

This year’s Summer Fayre will take place at St Anne’s Church on Sunday, 21st July after Mass which will be at 10:00am. There will be no Sunday Mass at St Joseph’s. As we approach our Summer Fayre we would be grateful if parishioners could donate the following items: Bottles, Toiletries, Fancy Goods and Raffle Prizes. […]

Ruby Jubilee

Congratulations to Fr Colin Wright, former parish priest of St Anne’s, who celebrates the Ruby Jubilee of Ordination to the Sacred Priesthood on 16th June. Ad Multos Annos!


Congratulations to all those who made their Confirmation last Tuesday. Special thanks to Mr Davies from Mount Carmel RC High School for preparing our candidates and also Bishop John for leading the service. Thank you also to the ladies who prepared the refreshments and those who helped with preparing thechurch. Please keep the candidates in […]


St Anne’s, Cobham Road,
Accrington, BB5 2AD.
Tel: 01254 232 920

St Joseph’s, Belgarth Road,
Accrington, BB5 6AH.


Rev Fr Francis Wadsworth (parish priest)
Rev Fr Robert Livesey (retired)

Parish Administrator

Mrs Siobhan Wood
Tel: 01254 232 920

Office Hours

Mon: 8:30am to 12:30pm
Tues, Thurs: 8:30am to 1:30pm