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St Wilfrid’s is a new, dynamic parish that was founded in February 2015 and covers the town of Widnes in the Archdiocese of Liverpool.

The parish, which has four churches, incorporates eight previous parishes and the full story of our history (going back to the 12th Century!) can be found here……..

The parish is served by a team of five priests with diverse skills, talents, and life experiences who work together very closely. They also work closely with different groups of lay people so that together the parish can be a vibrant sign of Christ’s presence in the world.

You will find many and varied opportunities for prayer and worship:

  • Daily Mass
  • Monthly Children and Family Mass
  • Morning Prayer of the Church
  • Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction
  • Weekly Confessions
  • Rosary
  • Stations of the Cross
  • Prayer Groups


You will find many opportunities for outreach:

  • Live Simply Group
  • Street Pastors
  • Food Bank
  • Parents and Tots
  • Support for Nugent and Papyrus,
  • Support for Zambia and Bolivia


You will find many opportunities for care:

  • Living with dementia
  • Bereavement Group
  • Weekly Mass in one of the 12 Nursing Homes of the parish
  • Monthly Mass for the recently bereaved
  • Annual Mass for the dead


You will find many opportunities for formation:

  • Reflections, talks, and conferences throughout the year



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