St Annes Buxton & John Fisher & Thomas More Chapel
Tel Buxton 23777, Chapel-en-le-Frith 813491

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Father Gerry Murphy tel Buxton 23777 

BUXTON Mass times:
Sunday 10:00 am
Monday & Friday 10:00 am
Saturday 11:00 – 12:00 Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

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Chapel 813491
Deacon Don Lavery tel 07581 786753

Saturday 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am
Friday   10:00 – 11:00 Silent Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

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St Anne’s Pastoral Parish Council Email
Rob Aldous, Maggie Baldock, Nicola Barnes, Lesley Crowther, Thomas Langer, Mark McCabe, Fr Gerry, Yvonne Ripley, Katherine Scott, Margaret Swift.

2nd/3rd March 2024  

Third Sunday of Lent  (B)

Saturday 02 - March 
 5:00 pm Live Streamed Mass at Chapel-en-le-Frith -  for all parishioners

Sunday   03 - March  
10:00 am Live Streamed Mass at Buxton -  for Marie Chattern RIP 

Monday  04 - March
10:00 am Mass at Buxton - in thanksgiving
12:15 pm Funeral service for Joshua Harwood-Wheeldon
  2:00 pm St Anne's Visiting Group meeting in the Parish Centre

Wednesday 06 - March 
10:00 am Mass at Chapel-en-le-Frith - for Joseph Brennan RIP
12:15 pm Lent lunch at the Parish Centre, Bath Road, Buxton

Thursday 07 - March  
11:00 am Scripture Group at 84, Manchester Road, Chapel-en-le-Frith SK23 9TP

  2:00 pm  Lenten Scripture Group - in the Presbytery

Friday   08 - March    
10:00 am Mass at Buxton - for Eddie Kaenia RIP
12:00noon Lent lunch at the Town Hall, Chapel-en-le-Frith

Saturday 09 - March
11-12noon Adoration and Confessions at Buxton

  5:00 pm  Live Streamed Mass at Chapel-en-le-Frith - for Leo Feeney RIP

Sunday   10 - March
10:00 am Live Streamed Mass at Buxton - for Kenneth Lees RIP

Please pray for:  Joshua Harwood-Wheeldon whose funeral takes place this Monday. Please remember his family in your prayers.

WELCOME SISTER REENA – who is a sister of St. Peter Claver. Sr Reena originates from Kerala in South India and currently lives in Bromley in SE London. She will be speaking after the Gospel and telling us about the work of her sisters around the world. Please see their website: They have a presence in Nigeria and Uganda, in Kerala and North and South America. 

PARLIAMENT PRO-LIFE AMENDMENT – to limit abortion to 22 weeks - at the moment it is 24 weeks - is likely to take place at the beginning of March. PLEASE TAKE A CARD TODAY about HARRY AND HARLEY, twins from Derbyshire, who were born at 22 weeks and 5 days. The card invites us to contact our MP and ask that they vote in favour of the amendment. Thanks to all those who have already contacted our MP Robert Largan. When I emailed him at I discovered I needed to include my full name, postal address and phone number to receive an official response!

ST ANNE’S VISITING GROUP – visit housebound and frail parishioners all year round. Join them this Monday in the Hardwick Room, Parish Centre at 2:00pm, or speak to Iris Thomson. 

GARDENS- Thanks to everyone who turned out to tidy the gardens and to get them ready for Easter; a great effort. The gardens promise to look lovely this year.

EASTER EGG RAFFLE: Thank you to everyone who has already donated eggs to the raffle, proceeds of which will go to the Walsingham Pilgrimage fund. Tickets are on sale at the back of church. Donations are still welcome!

CITYHUBUKRAINE, a UK charity working to assist Ukrainians, was recently asked for prayer cards with images of Jesus or Our Lady, as well as rosary beads, for those fighting or living on the front line. Many soldiers carry these in their pockets, offering them comfort in the hardest of times and in their darkest of hours. If anyone has such items to spare, please let Deacon Don know and he will arrange to forward them.

THANK YOU ALL – for your generous donations to the CAFOD Family Fast Day last week. If you missed it, there are still envelopes at the back of church or you can donate online at:

£50 – Jeremy Kadzevski ; £25 - Jacqui Lavery

JANUARY - £20 - No. 3 : Anne Shimwell; £30 - No.57: Mary Fentem; £100 - No. 59: Lesley Crowther.
FEBRUARY - £20 No. 46: Graham Aldous; £30 – No. 82: Rob Jones; £100 – No. 48: Peter O’Connor. Congratulations!

ROSE GOULD’S MEMORABILIA - Rose’s daughter, Judith, has given me some religious books and photos. They’re at the back of St Anne’s. Have a browse and please take what you like.

BUXTON CHRISTIAN BOOKSHOP is called “ Chapter and Verse.” and is on the Market Place just beside Mycocks’ butchers. The shop is run by volunteers and are looking for helpers to work in the shop for 3/4 hours each week. Can you help? Please phone Lynn on Buxton 26843

ST ANNE’S PPC has a new email address:

If you would like to include anything in the newsletter, please ensure that we receive it by Wednesday of the week before to allow sufficient time for printing.

St Anne’s Buxton RCP: Sort Code 30-96-18: Account No. 00420334

St John Fisher and St Thomas More Chapel-en-le-Frith RCP: Sort Code 30-92-59: Account No. 03351306

ST ANNE’S DROP-IN PLAYGROUP For families with children aged 0-5, come and join Marion, Gráinne and Liz at St Anne's drop-in playgroup every Wednesday from 9.30 am to 11.15 am (term-time only) in St Anne's Community Centre. Please join us, you’ll be very welcome!
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St Anne’s Voluntary Academy, Lightwood Road, SK17 7AN Tel: 01298 23589 Email: Headteacher: Mrs Julia Wiggins

St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy, Palace Fields, SK17 6AF Tel: 01298 23167 Email: Headteacher: Mr David Redfern

Church safeguarding contacts:
Buxton: Margaret Swift: Tel: 07513 725529
Chapel: Sue Thornhill: Tel: 07513 725269

St Anne’s Pastoral Parish Council
Rob Aldous, Maggie Baldock, Nicola Barnes, Lesley Crowther, Thomas Langer, Mark McCabe, Fr Gerry, Yvonne Ripley, Kathryn Scott, Margaret Swift

Chapel-en-le-Frith PPC: Joan Matthews, Pat Dawson; Hugh Doherty, Lucia McLean, Anne Parker, Jacqui Lavery, Barbara Hindley, Anne Lomas, Frank Frost, Peter Barnes, Sue Thornhill, Deacon Don and Fr Gerry

Centre Management Committee (CMC):  Peter Barrett, John Cassidy, Sue Hardman, Clare O’Neill, Marion Redman, Bruce Thomson


Payments can also be made by BACS:

Please pay: Sort Code: 30-96-18   Account: 00420334

Name of account:  St Anne's Buxton RCP

Please use reference  ‘ChurchCollection’  or  '100 Club'

Payments can also be made by BACS:

Please pay: Sort Code: 30-92-59    Account: 03351306   

Name of account: SS John Fisher & TM Chapel FR RCP

Please use reference ‘ChurchCollection’ or '100 Club'