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...

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  • Abhishekagni Convention in Preston 2018

    Eparchial Bible Convention in 2018 also will be led by Rev Fr Xavier Khan Vattayil. In our Cathedral w..... Read More

  • Solemn First Holy Communion 2018

    Our Solemn First Holy Communion in the Cathedral will be on 13th May 2018 at 10.00 am. It will be pres..... 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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