Catholic Churches in the Lune Valley

Hornby, Caton and Kirkby Lonsdale

Giving Thanks for God's Creation

Celebrating Mass

Welcoming All Who Seek His Mercy

Welcome to Our Catholic Churches in the Lune Valley

Welcome to the Catholic Parishes of St Mary, Hornby and St Joseph, Kirkby Lonsdale.

Mass During Lockdown

Mass will be celebrated privately every day in the Parishes, but without a congregation. You are invited to unite yurself with this celebration at home live, via Zoom, on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 and on Sunday at 10:00 am.

Click here for the livestream  Mass.

Please check the newsletter and calendar of events for the latest information.

A group of parishioners meets on Zoom to pray the Holy Rosary every Wednesday at 6:00 pm. You are warmly invited to join us, either to participate or simply to listen. Please try to join the Zoom meeting at 5:50 pm.

Click or tap here to pray with us.

Crown Him the Lord of years, the potentate of time.…

…Creator of the rolling spheres, ineffably sublime!


Evangelium Live Online Course
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

from the Agency for Evangelisation and Catechesis with Fr Marcus Holden (Course co-author and Southwark Episcopal Vicar)

A free online course providing a full panorama of the Catholic faith – covering the Catholic Creed, Sacraments & Worship, the Moral Life in Christ and the Life of Prayer & Devotion.

Join [via Zoom] from wherever you are around the diocese, the country, the world. You can join as a group or individually. A certificate of completion will given by the Agency for Evangelisation and Catechesis.

Every Sunday 7pm-8pm from 11th October until Easter

Private Mass at St Mary’s
Nov 23 all-day
St Clement i, Pope and Martyr

Intention: Private Intention [JBT]


St Mary’s Hornby open for Individual Prayer
Nov 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

St Mary’s Catholic Church, Hornby

St Mary’s Catholic Church in Hornby is the home of our Parish Priest, Father Michael Docherty. It’s the oldest, but smallest, of our three churches.

Mass Times

Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am

Please Check the Calendar or Newsletter for weekday Mass times. We are not celebrating Mass on Sundays due to Covid restrictions

(Usually Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00 am.)

St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Kirkby Lonsdale

St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Kirkby Lonsdale is tucked away in Back Lane, behind the Market Square. It’s well worth the search!

Mass Times

Sunday 9:00 am

Please Check the Calendar or Newsletter for weekday Mass times

(Usually Thursday 6:30 pm Saturday 12:00 noon)

Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Church, Caton

Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Church in Caton is a chapel of ease for the Hornby parish. It’s sometimes called the Railway Church, not just because it’s in Station Road.

Mass Times

Saturday (Vigil) 6:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am

Please Check the Calendar or Newsletter for weekday Mass times.

(Usually Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm.)

Catholic Churches in the Lune Valley

The Catholic Churches in the Lune Valley are situated in the lovely countryside of the Diocese of Lancaster. We welcome you to our website and hope to see you at Mass and other devotions in Hornby, Caton and Kirkby Lonsdale.

Weekday mass times are subject to change – please see the latest newsletter. It has up-to-date information about our services and you can find out what’s going on in our busy parishes this week.

Please visit the individual pages of the three churches for information about special devotions: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, morning prayer and ecumenical prayers.