On the eve of the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary the shrine in our parish garden was blessed after it had been repaired and repainted by one of our parishioners. We started the evening with a bit of a social and a fish and chip supper. By George they are good!
On 10th June there took place the annual pilgrimage to the diocesan shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes in Hednesford. A coach full of parishioners went from Leek this year. Here are a few of those who went from Leek
Father Martin was on holiday abroad for a few days recently. He was offered a place in the captain’s seat in the cockpit! Fortunately they were not in the air at the time, but parked on the edge of Birmingham airport while they were waited for the French air traffic controllers to sort themselves out
PRELIMINARY INFORMATION Saturday 14th July saw the annual Club Day in the town. This year the procession was led by St Mary’s Catholic Church. Bishop David McGough led the service, assisted by Dominique Sidley, Painsley music group ‘Glorify’ and St Mary’s Catholic Academy.The procession was led by our Scout Band Many thanks to all who
St Mary’s Leek have joined the Birmingham Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes this year. Father Martin has been accompanied by seven of our parish. Additionally, several of our young people have travelled with their school, Painsley Catholic Academy. Last night’s Torchlight Procession: