St. Vincent de Paul
RC Church
Norden, Rochdale

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If so, please speak to Fr. Brindle

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At all Sunday Masses we have Welcomers to greet and offer Hymn books, Newsletter or Mass Leaflet. They are also available to answer pertinent questions or help in whatever way possible

Stay with us Lord JPG

St. Vincent de Paul Church,
Caldershaw Rd.,
Rochdale OL12 6BU
Tel : 01706 645361 

On Sunday 7th July Fr. Paul will be celebrating his Ruby Jubilee, 40 years since his ordination. He will be offering the 11am Mass that morning in thanksgiving, followed by refreshments in the Parish Centre, to which all are welcome to come and join us.

United prayer for Peace in Ukraine. Today 23rd June, Ukrainian Church, Bury New Road M7 4PX.
All welcome.

Next meeting is Tuesday 25th June, 12.45 - 2.45 pm in the Parish Centre. Guest speakers are Hazel and Frank Harrison, their talk is on Guide Dogs. Everyone welcome.

In response to CARITAS appeal to Welcome Refugees, we are working towards inviting Refugees in the Rochdale area to share a meal our homes or in the Parish Centre Several families are already interested in taking part.
If you would like to be involved pleased contact Catherine Rollins  07891 912291 for more information.

This was held on Thursday 20th June 2019, at St Bernadette’s Parish Centre, Whitefield,
It was a quite exceptional talk on Forming Intentional Disciples
Further information is available online -  or by emailing  or calling 0161 817 2214

David Wells is offering three workshops for First Communion catechists or would-be catechists, in June.  They are open to all parishes.
St. Michael’s, Ribble Drive, Whitefield on Saturday 22nd June 10am-12noon.
Our Lady and the English Martyrs Parish Centre, Davyhulme Rd, Urmston, Sunday 23rd June 2pm – 4pm.
St. John Southworth, Vaughan Street, Nelson, Thursday 4th July 7-9pm
This will be a good day for catechists and prospective candidates to come along. So that we can have an indication of numbers please reply to  as soon as possible.

The International Mass is now in its third year and we look forward to another celebration of the diversity and vibrancy that can be found across our diocese.This year the Mass will take place at 2pm on Saturday 22nd June at Salford Cathedral.  Read more....

Musicians from all parishes are invited to gather in Deanery groups, which will be led by Rebecca Fenwick, to network, share good practice and perhaps pick up a few new ideas.
Deanery of St Therese of Lisieux -  Thursday 4th July, 7.30pm, Sacred Heart, Kingsway, OL16 5BX

The Sunday July 14th 2019,  2 - 4.30pm. Parish Centre. Drinks Reception, Afternoon Tea
free raffle, Entertainment. Open to all we visit and to any retired Parishioner who would like to join our Celebration. Transport can be provided. Please fill in your details on the list by 07/07/19
Contact details for further information Elizabeth Ramsden Tel No.658100 or any member of the S.V.P.

Saturday 6th July 2019, 10:00-15:00, Holy Cross College, Bury, BL9 9BB
Workshops from various Charities & Organisations. Please bring a packed lunch. Tea/Coffee will be provided.
To register and see the full programme visit, or
email  or call 0161 817 2214

Saturday 29th June at Thornleigh Salesian College, Bolton, 9.30am to 3.30 pm. 
The theme of this year’s festival will be Peter and Paul: Chosen and Sent.

Prayer and worship; Scripture reflections; Small group conversation; Creative plenary sessions. Tea and coffee provided; please bring a packed lunch. Suggested donation of 10 per person. To book your place please contact or ring 0151 522 1040.

Are you (or is your child or grandchild) between 16 and 24? Are you thinking about helping at Lourdes or going abroad to help with a Charity? Did you know that each year the Catenian Association, through the Catenian Bursary Fund gives cash grants (nothing to repay) totalling over 100,000 to young Catholics to help with their expenses?
If you would like more information please pick up a leaflet at the back of church. To see the few simple criteria and the wide range of projects we support and/or download an application form from . There are leaflets at the back of church giving information about the Catenian Association.  Local contacts are Graham Sivills  868697, Brian Lillis 658543.

Is an organisation which helps single adult Catholics of all ages meet, either one to one or through social events.
Please tel. 0161 941 3498, visit the website or

On the third Sunday of each month, a Mass is celebrated with and for young adults at the Cathedral at 5.30pm followed by some input and a social. The monthly Masses and get-togethers take place under the title of Reignite

Just a little reminder that we have a board in the narthex on which you are able to place requests for prayer. It is good for us to pray with and for each other, so please always feel free to ask for prayers by placing any needs on the prayer board.

On our Groups page we have a list of groups together with their contact details. We did think it was quite comprehensive until the Hope in the Future group examined it in detail. We need to update the list on that page and we should be grateful if all group organisers could confirm to Brian Lillis (0797 4455 305 or their permission for their phone numbers (as printed in the list issued on the First Sunday of Advent) to be shown on the Parish Website and if willing provide an email address to be shown as well. Thank you all.

During If you are (or a relative) is in hospital, you will need to ask the ward staff to ask a priest to visit: and if you move from one ward to another, you will have to ask again! There is always a Chaplain attached to hospitals, who will visit if requested, and there is always a priest on call.

We have moved the links to the pages on the ordinations of Fr. Frank Mulgrew and Fr. Richard Howard as well as the conferring of a Papal Knighthood on Jimmy Cricket- all members of our parish here at St Vincents - to our Archives page.

We do need volunteers and, if you have any spare time however little, please feel free to come along at any  time to suit yourself. The periphery of the car park area needs regular weeding with some clipping of bushes and general tidying. You will need only a few gardening tools.

We have just a small team to keep the ball rolling and we are looking for any skills from road sweeping to weeding and shrub pruning to keep things up to scratch. If you think you can help, please contact Brian Lillis ( or 07974455305). We will be very grateful.  

Our principal need at the present time is for input for a youth page. If we had the suggestions, then we will do our best to implement them.
We do need suggestions for improvements to the site. Just because we have managed to produce a website, it does not make us professionals. So we would be very grateful for help and assistance from IT professionals with internet expertise; we will do what we can but guidance is what we need.
If you come across any ideas on other Parish websites please let us know and we will see what we can do. If you spot any errors, don’t leave us in blissful ignorance.
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A HUGE THANK YOU for your amazing generosity and please do continue as the need remains .
The Foodbank is a Christian based organisation, which works from premises in Rochdale town centre. Their website is now updated regularly with lists of food products which are in short supply and those of which there is a surplus. To find this, from the home page, click on Give Help and then Donate Food. The collection box is at the back of church near the Notice board.
Please continue to help!

Now that you are here, please have a look around and why not visit the outstanding daily prayer website produced by the Society of Jesus at SACRED SPACE.