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St Patrick's Catholic Church

St. Patrick's Catholic Church

Hardybutts, Wigan, WN1 3RZ.


At St Patricks, we are very lucky to have two priests: Father O'Shea and Father Hugh. Both of our Clergy are frequent and welcome visitors into school.


Father Ian O'Shea, Parish Priest.

Father Hugh Donleavy, Parish Curate (Assistant Priest)

If you need to speak to a priest...

Our Parish Priest is Father O'Shea and he is the first point of contact.

If you need to contact Father, please either speak to him in person at Church or use one of the following ways:

Telephone: 01942 247561



Times of Holy Mass:

  • Sunday 9:15 am (with Children's Liturgy);
  • Tuesday 7:30 pm; 
  • Wednesday 7:30pm;
  • Thursday 9:15 am (with a Year Group attending from School); 
  • Friday 7:30pm;
  • Saturday 9:15 am.


The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions):

A priest will be available to hear Confessions after one of the weekday Masses (Tuesday-Saturday).


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction:

Tuesdays: Holy Hour begins at 6:15pm and concludes with Benediction at 7:05pm;


Coffee Mornings:

Community Coffee Mornings: Held on Thursdays, after the 9:15am Mass, at different points throughout the year. Some children from the Year Group that have attended Holy Mass that morning will be supporting the Coffee Morning and chatting with Parishioners. Please see the School and Church Newsletter for dates. All welcome.


St Patrick's Church Coffee Mornings: Held on on the last Sunday of every month.  This is held in the Lappin Room after the 9:15am Mass.All proceeds to Restoration Funds. All welcome.


Church's Social Media:


Check the Church's Facebook Page for regular updates:

You can find us by searching for 'St Patrick's Catholic Church, Wigan' or by following the link below: @SaintPatrickWigan


The Parish's Website can be accessed using the following link: 


St Patrick's Church is also on YouTube, please click here: 'St Patrick & St John, Wigan'