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The Venerable David Stanton to preach at the Priory on September 22.

The Venerable David Stanton, Sub-Dean, Archdeacon and Canon of Westminster, will be preaching at Bolton Priory at the 10.30 Eucharist on Sunday 22 September David Stanton is Sub-Dean, Canon Treasurer and Archdeacon of Westminster, with oversight responsibility for all financial affairs and all matters relating to the fabric of the Abbey. He is also a […]

September 2019 Magazine

The September 2019 edition of the magazine is now online, and can be found here. It contains details of our upcoming Harvest celebrations, of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, and a parishioner’s planned pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago de Compostella.

Bolton Priory becomes an Eco Church

I am pleased to announce that, since the Eco Church Conference in June, not only has Bolton Priory become an Eco Church, but we have also been awarded their Bronze Certificate. Eco Church is a scheme, run by a Christian charity called A Rocha UK.  The charity seeks to work collaboratively with churches, who share […]

Visit of the Community of the Resurrection, Mirfield

Bolton Priory welcomed some of the brothers from the Community of the Resurrection, Mirfield on Wednesday. It was wonderful to welcome the Community and to see monks again at the Priory. They joined us for Holy Communion at 10am and sang their midday office at 12 noon. The Rector also spoke to them about Iraq […]

August 2019 Magazine

The August 2019 edition of the magazine is now online, and can be found here. It contains an account of the Vigil in support of victims of torture, and a compilation of some comments from our Visitors’ Book. [And to the visitor who sought prayers for Blackburn to get into the Premier League – if […]

The Baptism of Alethea Michelle Graham

Alethea Michelle Graham is the daughter of Liangliang and Martin Graham. Liangliang and Martin had their wedding at Bolton Priory and we are delighted that they have brought their daughter to be baptised in the Church where they were married. As well as our regular gathered congregation we also have a wider church of affiliation […]

July 2019 Magazine

The June 2019 edition of the magazine is now online, and can be found here. In it, the Rector sets out the need for the Priory to respond to increasing environmental challenges.

UN Day in Support of Victims of Torture

On Wednesday June 26th, the UN’s International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, we held a midday vigil in the Priory. Our Rector, Revd Nicholas Mercer, is a trustee of a charity called REDRESS. He was invited to join REDRESS IN 2011 after leaving the Army on account of his stance for Prisoners of […]