I have lived in Lancashire for over 30 years, the last 15 of them in Clitheroe. I'm a former teacher and a member of St. Mary Magdalene's Church. I sing in the Church choir and am in the Open Church Group.

Author Archives: Patricia Duxbury


Candlemas marks the end of the Christmas season. It’s the time when we think of how Mary and Joseph brought Jesus to the Temple. Simeon and Anna recognised Him as “The Light to lighten the gentiles and to be the glory of Israel”. The service will last about an hour, and afterwards if you wish…

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Advent Carol Service

Clitheroe Christians in Partnership Advent Carol Service at St. Mary Magdalene’s Sunday, December 3rd at 6.30 pm Come and join members of all the Clitheroe churches for a service of music and readings to mark the beginning of Advent. Service themes: 1.The Message of Advent  2.The Word of God 3. The Prophetic Call 4. The…

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The Big Switch On

We need 151 new lights in church! The low energy LED fittings will be much more effective than the old lights, will cost less to run and less to maintain. You can see how the church is beginning to light up as yellow stickers on the drawings mark the lights already sponsored. To sponsor a…

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Prayers for Education Sunday

  A great service this morning with many  people young and older taking part. Thanks to the U3A, Pendle and Brookside Primary Schools, Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, Children’s Church, TOAST, Techie Heaven, Bodgit and Scarper and everybody who came along and joined in with such enthusiasm.  …

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