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Arrange a wedding

Normally one of those to be married should be resident in the parish. In the Diocese of Salford six months notice are required before a wedding. No date can be confirmed until a preliminary meeting of the couple with the priest. To begin the process please see the priest after a Sunday mass.

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Arrange a baptism

A candidate for baptism must normally be resident in the parish. To begin the process of preparing for baptism please see the priest after a Sunday Mass.

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Obtain baptismal certificates

To obtain a copy of a Baptismal certificate, please contact the Parish Secretary and enclose a stamped addressed envelope.

Please write to Catherine Peet, St Wulstan's Presbytery, Rushton Street, Great Harwood, Lancashire, BB6 7JQ and provide the following details:

1. reason for the request
2. full name of the person concerned
3. date of birth
4. parents’ names
5. place of baptism
6. approximate date of the baptism

Arrange a funeral

For detailed guidance for funerals, please click here.

Join the Gift Aid scheme

Please request a Gift Aid form from Catherine Peet.

If you pay income tax and would like to help in this way, please you can find out more about the scheme by clicking here. Joining the scheme does not incur any further expense to you. It allows the Parish to claim a refund of the Tax that you have already paid to the Government.

More information about the Gift Aid


Contact details

Parish priest: Fr Ian Farrell
Phone: 07546 852229

Parish secretary: Catherine Peet
Phone: 01254 884211

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