Our statue of St Faith

'October Opportunities'

The days around St Faith's Patronal Festival have always been marked by special services and events - and 2008 is no exception,
with celebrations of our patron saint and also our Harvest Festival events.  The packed schedule reads like this... (and some actual pictures are linked at the foot of this page)

Saturday October 4th at 7.30 pm in St Faith's

Patronal Festival Concert

in aid of Classic fm Music Makers Charity, funding music therapy and educational projects helping needy children and vulnerable adults across the U.K


Ann Marie Connors (Soprano)
Neil Kelley (Piano)
Melanie Harvey (Violin)
Greg Cuff ('Cello)
Tickets in advance or on the door: £7.50  (concessions £6.50)
... to include an interval  glass of wine.
Follow the link at the foot of the page for more details

Sunday 5th October at 11.00 am in St Faith's

Harvest Thanksgiving

Family Eucharist and Parade Service

Sunday 5th October at 6.00 pm in St Mary's

Harvest Songs of Praise

... followed by a glass of cider and buffet Harvest Supper

Monday October 6th (St Faith's Day) at 8.00 pm in St Faith's

Procession and Patronal High Mass

Preacher: the Right Reverend Hugh Allan, O.Praem, Prior Administrator, Norbertine Canons, Manchester

Music to include:
Messe Solonelle Vierne
(organists: Richard Lea and Shaun Bowers)
Ave Verum Elgar
Suite Gothique Boellmann

... followed by buffet supper in the Church Hall.

For more information please call 0151 928 9913 or email parishadministrator@btinternet.com

Tuesday October 7th at 2.15 pm in St Faith's

Mass and  Blessing of Pilgrims

before their departure for Santiago de Compostela

Sunday 12th October at 11.00 am in St Faith's

Dedication Festival Solemn Mass

Preacher: Fr Martin Jones, St Oswald's, Winwick

Sunday 12th October at 6.00 pm in St Faith's

Festal Evensong, Procession and Te Deum

Connections: click on the icon for...

Click here for the fully-detailed poster advertising the Patronal Concert
Words and pictures from previous Patronal Festival celebrations at St Faith's
Click here to follow St Faith's chorister Mari Griffiths'  Desert Trek in aid of the Classic fm Music Makers charity
Click here to return to St Faith's front page

....and click here for the first of two pages of pictures of the Patronal Festival High Mass.