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Our Lady Of Windermere & St Herbert

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Our Lady & St Herbert Church is open daily for private devotions and visits to the Blessed Sacrament. Please call in!

Please help us to support the parish and maintain the Church by gift-aiding your offerings. It makes a real difference to our income. Envelopes can be found in the pews.

Do join us for refreshments after Mass on Sundays.


School News


We had a a great S48 Diocese inspection.


"The school has an outstanding capacity for sustained improvement due to the vision and passion of the Headteacher and the shared drive for improvement of leaders, managers and staff."


Quote from pupil,

"Little community that can achieve big things."


We enter challenging times financially in the educational world of small schools. The governors and I are exploring the development of a Trust Fund to support and sustain the only Catholic primary school in the Lake District for the future. There are a number of small schools in the South Lakes that benefit from the Kelsick Educational Trust and we need to try and create a similar foundation. Have you any experience or can you help in any way?


A huge welcome to you all.  Our church is a very busy and well attended church which opens its doors to all members of our community and visitors from across the UK and around the world.  It is always such a pleasure to see visitor's faces again when they return to our beautiful area. 

We look forward to seeing you.

God bless.

Fr. Dorgan

email Fr. Dorgan: kpd71267@gmail.com

Congratulations to all our children who made their first Holy Communion Sunday at Our Lady & St Herbert`s. Please pray for Evie Bell, Joe Eccleston, Isobel Harrison, Kurt Harrison, Elizabeth Kaye, Carina Da Rocha Mumby, Philippa Park, Mitoy Smith, Tia Stainton, and Rhys Webster.


Please email Peter Harrison


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The Diocese has a dedicated page on its website: www.lancasterdiocese.org.uk of resources to help you prepare including videos on the Sacrament of Reconciliation, sheets on how to make a good confession, answers to frequently asked questions and more.


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Our Lady Of Windermere & St Herbert

Polish Mass – every Saturday 3.30 PM

Polska Msza w każdą sobote o 15.30

Altar Servers wanted! Both parishes have a shortage of servers. It would be nice to recruit some more. If your child/grandchild is interested or even yourself, please see Fr. Kevan, ASAP.


Parish news and events

Windermere & District Food Bank

(Serving the Windermere, Ambleside, Grasmere and Grange areas)

Find out more about the Foodbank and about the opportunities to volunteer.

Ring 07748169574 for more information

Skills needed include everything from fund raising, admin, warehouse management, welcoming and PR through to chatting to our clients over a slice of toast.

Can you help donate non-perishables to help folk in South Lakeland? Please place in box in Church.

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