Message from Cardinal George Alencherry

Members of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church throughout the Diocese are delighted by the news of the establishment of the Personal Parishes. It hoped that at some point in the autumn there will be an Inaugural Mass for all these initiatives (in the Syro-Malabar rite) at St Ignatius church, Preston...

Message from Bishop Michael Campbell

Bishop Michael Campbell has, after consultation with the Diocesan Council of Priests, responded to the request (made in January 2015) of the Major-Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, Cardinal George Alencherry and has, by canonical decree, established two Personal Parishes for the...

Our New Bishop Mar Joseph Srampickal

Mar Joseph Srampickal will be consecrated on 9th of October 2016 at 2.30 pm

Message from Fr.Mathew Choorapoyikayil

We are very pleased and very grateful to the Bishop,’ Father Mathew Jacob said. β€˜It is recognition by the Diocese of the place of the Syro-Malabar Church here.’ Fr Jacob said that the erection of the Personal Parishes provides a clear reference point and strong sense of identity and historical...

  • Feast of St Alphonsa on 28th July at 6.00pm

    The feast of St Alphonsa of Immaculate Conception, the patroness of the Eparchy and the Parish is cele..... Read More

  • Eparchial Walsingham Pilgrimage on 16th July

    Feast of Our lady of Mount Carmel is the day of the erection of the Eparchy. It was on this day of las..... Read More

  • Abhisheka sayannam led by Rev Arun Kalamattam

    On 13th July 2017 ministry led by Rev Fr Arun Kalamattam will be held at the Cathedral from 5.30 pm to..... Read More

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This is the first time Personal Parishes have been created for the Syro-Malabar faithful in Europe.The Personal Parish of Saint Alphonsa (placed within the Preston Deanery of Our Lady and St Wilfrid) will serve Syro-Malabar Catholics within the Preston area and now has exclusive use of St Ignatius...

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