Bishop Thornton, Shaw Mills and Warsill

Bishop Thornton

Barbara Rickards

01423 771475

School news: Bishop Thornton CE School thank everybody who donated to their Bags for School collection. A wonderful £110 was raised. The date of the next collection is Tuesday, April 23 at 9am. Comic Relief - Class 2 children joined the children at Birstwith CE School in a morning of activites in preparation for Red Nose Day which everyone enjoyed. £1 for pupils to go to school with Wacky Hair on Friday, March 15, there was also a cake stall from 3pm to help towards Comic Relief.

Multi Faith Week: Key stage 2 children from Bishop Thornton CE Primary School with Year 3 and 4 children from Birstwith Primary CE School visited the Interfaith Centre in Bradford. They where able to visit a mosque and a Hindu Mandir.

Lent Fair: on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 26 in St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Bishop Thornton. The money raised will be used for the work of Father Augustine in Ghana. Everyone is welcome.

Parish Lenten Lunch: Saturday, March 23 in St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Bishop Thornton.

Whats on: Thursday, March 21 7.30pm Warsill Garden Club in Warsill Parish Hall. Saturday, March 23 Dominos 7.30pm Warsill Parish Hall. Monday, March 25 7.30pm Yoga in Markington Institute. Monday, March 25 7.30pm Markinton and Wallerwaite parish meeting in Markinton Primary School. Wednesday, March 27 8pm Scottish dancing in Markinton Institute. Thursday, March 28 7.30pm Dominoes Markingtom Institute, Thursday, March 28 7.30pm Bishop Thornton and Warsdill Parish Council meeting in St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School.

Church services: St John’s CE Church, Bishop Thornton - No church Sunday, March 24. Thursday, March 28 7.30pm Celebration of Last Supper, Sunday, March 31 11.15am Eucharist. St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Bishop Thornton Saturday 6pm Vigil Mass, Sunday Mass 10am Weekday Masses 9.30am.

Procession: on Palm Sunday, March 24 there will be a procession with a donkey, leaving Markington Institute at 10.15am to walk to Markington church for a family Services at round 10.30am. All very welcome.

Dominos evening: Saturday, March 23 7.30pm Warsill Parish Hall. All proceeds to St John CE Church Bishop Thornton.