Welcome to the St Nicholas Owen Web Site
... the parish of St. Nicholas Owen, Little Thornton, is within the Roman Catholic diocese of Lancaster, England
Raikes Road, Little Thornton, Lancs.....☎ 01253 850412
We Offer you our Local History, the story of our patron, news, events, articles and comments, relationships with other churches and an opportunity, through our Guestbook, for you to register your views.
"...one's native place is the shell of one's soul and
one's church is the kernel of that nut" . Hillaire Belloc's – Path to Rome.
A new section has been added to the site specifically for posting the sunday homilies so they can be perused at your convenience. Your feedback is positively encouraged, comments can be included alongside the text, so give us your views.
.... Sunday Homilies
This Week's Notice Sheet
1st March 2015
2 nd Week of Lent
.... Notice Sheet
Remember that all the weekly bulletin sheets are kept on the Web Site so if you need to look up any information or anniversary details etc. from a previous month or year just visit the ... Bulletin Archive
The bible version currently used by the Catholic Church; the New Jerusalem Bible, can be accessed via the following link:-
.... New Jerusalem Bible.
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Boston Catholic Television
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Canon Dakin @ThomasDakin1
Diocese of Lancaster @LancasterDioces
The Vatican @news_va_en The Vatican
British Library puts Holocaust survivors' testimony online
22nd January– The British Library has launched an online collection of Holocaust survivor testimonies to mark Holocaust Memorial Day this month.
The 'Jewish Survivors of the Holocaust' project, which was funded by the Pears Foundation and the Brian and Jill Moss Charitable Trust, gives readers access to 289 audio interviews with survivors living in Britain.
British Library - Holocaust Testimonies Website
70 years after the Holocaust, a new app brings its voices to modern devices
22nd January - Seventy years after the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, an Android and iOS application is aiming to provide new insights into the Holocaust for modern-day smartphone and tablet users.
70 Voices: Victims, Perpetrators and Bystanders is the work of the Holocaust Educational Trust, which has made it available as a free download through Google, Amazon and Apple's app stores.
World News - Daily Bulletins
A Vatican Radio production
Pope Francis says climate change is mostly man's fault...
22 ndJanuary - Lima climate summit result was disappointing, says Pope ahead of long-awaited encyclical on the environment
Pope Francis waded into the global debate about climate change on Thursday, saying that he believed that man was primarily responsible and that he hoped this year's Paris conference would take a courageous stand to protect the environment.. . . . .
The English Program
Laudator Jesus Christus
A daily program covering a variety of topical issues.
A production from Vatican Radio - Rome.
This Sunday's Audio Gospel
1st March 2015 ...
2nd Sunday in Lent
(A short delay may occur before the gospel begins)