Welcome to the Our Lady of Grace Prestwich Parish Website

Parish Priest - Rev. Monsignor John Francis Allen, S.T.L., Ph.L
Also in residence, Rev. Richard Anthony Dearman, M.A., S.T.L.

11 Fairfax Road, Prestwich, Manchester M25 1AS
Tel / Fax: (0161) 773 2324
E-mail: [email protected]

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All you need to know about events in the Parish, Deanery and Diocese this week.

Latest Updates

Update - January 2022 - Children's Liturgy

Children's Liturgy will resume again on the last Sunday of the month during 11 O' Clock mass.
The first one will be on: Sunday 30th January at 11am.

Children from Year 2 and below are very welcome to come along!
We gather at the front of church after the first hymn and go into the hall to join in with prayers, readings and activities linked to the Gospel.
We return to church during the offertory hymn.

We would love to see you there.

Thank you

The Children's Liturgy Team

Update - December 2021 - Church Opening Times

The church is open every day Monday to Friday from 11.45 am to 6.00 pm

Saturdays from 10.45 am to 8.00 pm

Sundays from 8.45 am to 12 noon (or later if Baptisms)

Confessional times: Saturday 11.40 am-12.50 pm, 6.00-6.40 pm

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: Saturday after 11.00 am Mass until 1.00 pm

Update - 19 September 2021 - Suggestions Form

Thank you to all of you who sent in ideas about future activities in the parish.
There have been many and varied suggestions. You will find them on this form, with space to record your own preferences. Please think carefully about it and return it next Sunday. We must try to make a new start after the Covid lockdowns.

Update - Live Streaming

Live Streaming from Our Lady of Grace is now available. Upcoming masses for coming days will be listed. Recordings of recent services will be kept for viewing for a few days.

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Sacramental Program - Useful resources for Parents and Catechists.

Links to the Diocese of Salford Website

Videos for Parents

Videos for Catechists

Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the opening of the 2nd Vatican Council and the opening of the Year of Faith 11 October 1962-2012.

Based on the Vigil of Pentecost with meditations by Monsignor John Allen

Full article here 


Bishop John has sent a video message for all the children who would have been making first Holy Communion at this time and for their parents. You can find it here:


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