Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, UK
The parishes of Saint Wulstan and the Sacred Heart (Wolstanton) and Saint John the Evangelist (Chesterton) are both administered from Saint Wulstan's and served by Father Dominic Chukka (Parish Priest).
To find details of each of the churches, including maps, use the links below:
We welcome everyone and will work to develop a Community of Faith and Compassion where parishioner's abilities and talents are used to encourage the young, cherish the elderly and support each other's needs and bring God's love to all
Please pray for your Parish Priest!
All Masses and public services are suspended from the evening of Friday 20th March 2020 until further notice, due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please download the Bishops statement on the RC response to Coronavirus here (in Word format) or view it in PDF format
Sadly, following recent government instructions, we can no longer leave the church open for private prayer, but we can still pray for the world, those suffering and grieving as a result of Coronavirus, and each other, from the privacy of our own homes.
Parishioners are also reminded:
The following website gives a number of live stream Masses and other acts of Catholic worship throughout the day and from Catholic churches across the UK and Ireland that people may want to watch and join in: https://www.churchservices.tv/
Please keep checking the Deanery Website for any changes, planned re-opening, etc.
An online video of the 11am Sunday Mass is available from 12:00 pm each Sunday during
this Coronavirus lockdown via our
You can access it at any time after that, and you do not need to have a Facebook account.
Download the pastoral letter covering the bishops response to the Coronavirus crisis:
A People who hope in Christ in PDF format.
Address: The Priest's House, Saint Wulstan's, Church Lane, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 0EH
Father Dominic was ordained in the 1992 in the Archdiocese of Hyderabad, India. His family consists of his Mum and Dad, two brothers and two sisters, who still live in India. At the invitation of the late Archbishop Maurice, he came to the Archdiocese of Birmingham in 1995.
Since then he has worked in many places including St Joseph's, Nechells Birmingham, St Elizabeth's Church, Coventry, St Anne's Church, Coventry, St Christopher's Church, Codsall, St. Thomas of Canterbury, Tattenhall and Our Lady and St. Brigids, Northfield, Birmingham.
He also worked as a Chaplain to Warwick University, Chaplain to Brinsford Young Offenders Prison and lately as the Vocation Director of the Diocese.
He is also Chairman of St Mary's Educational & Charitable Trust, registered in the UK. You can visit the website www.stmarystrust.org to see further the wonderful work they do.
Father Dominic, arrived in the parish in August 2017 and is delighted with us. He is dedicated to getting to know, love and serve all his parishioners. He asks for our Prayers and support as he takes his new ministry in Wolstanton and Chesterton.
To find out about recent events and what is going on at Saint Wulstan's, this can be a good place to go. Click here to visit the page!
Year Cycle: A Weekday Cycle: 2
Status: Memoria Dedication: Bede the Venerable (Doctor).
Also on this Day: Mary Magdalen de Pazzi (Virgin), Gregory Vll (Pope) & Vincent of Lerins
All masses and public acts of service are suspended from the evening of Friday 20th March 2020 until further notice, due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please download the Bishops statement on the RC response to Coronavirus here (in Word format) or view it in PDF format
Parishioners are also reminded that Father Dominic will still say Mass for us each day privately. Also do remember to keep bringing your donations for asylum seekers - Carmel will collect them each Sunday - the need is greater now than ever.
There are often alterations to these, so please check on the newsletter page
|1000||Wolstanton||Christian Meditation - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for details|
|1930||Chesterton||Christian Meditation - Email: email@example.com for details|
|1730||Wolstanton||Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament|
|1830||Wolstanton||SVP (in the cloister, near the sacristy, in church)|
|0930||Chesterton||Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament|
|1900||Wolstanton||Lectio Divina - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for details|
|1200||Wolstanton||This will be the time for any baptisms - Contact Fr. Dominic|
|1800||Wolstanton||Mass (Vigil Mass for Sunday)|
|Wolstanton||Before Saturday Evening Mass at 17:30 & any time by arrangement.|
|Chesterton||Before Sunday morning Mass & as requested by arrangement|
|Parish Telephone Number|
|Fr Dominic Chukka|