Events in our Parish

We hope you find something in our list of social and musical events to interest you.

  • Parish Family Ceilidh
    Friday 29th September at the Royal British Legion, Heswall at 7:00pm until 10:30pm. Tickets are £5 each (for adults or children). This is going to be a great night for all the family. There will be a live band and a caller, to talk us through all the dances. The event is open to all families and friends from both parishes. Tickets can be bought from Joan Larkin (OLSJ) after weekend Masses.

  • Trip to Shrewsbury Cathedral
    A joint parish trip to Shrewsbury Cathedral will take place on Thursday 5th October. Father Stephen will guide us on this tour of Shrewsbury Cathedral, which will be followed by Mass at 12.10. There will then be free time for lunch, and leisure to visit the newly opened Visitors' Centre, or perhaps explore points of interest in the city. The 35-seater coach will depart from Our Lady and St John's church at 9.30am and leave Shrewsbury at 3.45, to return to Heswall for approximately 5.15pm. If you would like to join this visit, please give your name and contact number with a £5 deposit or the full £12.50 to Sheila Smears or a representative on any Sunday following the 11.15 Mass, before the 11th September, when the final balance is due. This is open to parishioners from both Holy Family and Our Lady and St John. (Note - Cheques payable to Our Lady and St. John's Church). For any further information please contact Sheila Smears on 342 4527

  • Holy Family Justice and Peace Meeting
    First Monday of every month at Holy Family, Pensby at 7:30pm. The meeting is open to anyone from either parish who is interested in matters of justice and peace issues.

  • Churches Together in Heswall Monthly Prayer Breakfast
    First Saturday of every month in the Meeting Room at OLSJ.The morning starts at 8.30 am. Please come along to enjoy a time of prayer, fellowship and a lovely breakfast. Everyone welcome.

  • Create Arts and Crafts Group
    We meet every Monday at the Scout Hut off Marksway Pensby, 10am-12 noon. Painting, knitting, card making etc in fact any type of craft work. We are not a teaching group, we share our skills and enjoy a couple of hours get together. Tea, coffee and biscuits, only £1 per session. If you are interested in joining us, please contact David Johnston

  • Weekly Stitch craft Group
    We meet in the Meeting Room on Tuesday mornings, 10am - 12.30pm. If you are interested please come along and join us.

  • Monday Coffee Mornings!
    Monday morning teas and coffees, after morning mass, 9:30-10:30am in the Meeting Room at OLSJ. Everyone welcome.


Events in our Community

  • First Monday of Every Month - Julian Meetings
    Julian Meetings: There is a local group that meet on the first Monday of every month at 2pm, at the Friend’s Meeting House, Telegraph Road, Heswall. Julian meetings are for (silent) contemplative paryer and last for no more than an hour, often less. They are open to member of all denominations, and while their orientation is specially Christian, anyone is welcome regardless of creedal affiliation.

  • Every Friday Afternoon - Irish Ceilidh Dancing
    Every Friday afternoon from 12.30pm to 200pm at The Change in Birkenhead (old St Laurence School) The classes are fantastic, gives not only exercise but fun and enjoyment) Come along and enjoy. Absolute beginners very welcome. Classes are FREE. For more information contact Tricia on 07783 842856.