Praying hands


Lent is a time of prayer, fasting and charity in preparation for Easter.

As well as our continuing pattern of events, Quakers will be in the SLZ for a time of silent worship on Monday between 12.30 and 1 p.m., followed by tea/coffee in the Quiet Room.

Observing Lent in the Chaplaincy
Tuesdays at 12.15pm to 12.45pm

Services led by one of the Roman Catholic chaplains – all welcome.

01 and 15 March: Lenten Reflections

08 March: Mass

Wednesdays at 12.15pm to 12.45pm

The Anglican chaplains will hold a weekly service – all welcome.

(This will include Communion on 02 and 16 March)

The chaplaincy’s regular pattern of events continues, and details are available on the chaplaincy pages of the website, and on the noticeboards.


Lent Courses in Bolton town centre

Thursdays at 1pm to 1.45pm
Entertaining Angels? Bolton’s Response to the Refugee Crisis
Lent reflections Series run by Christians together in Bolton Town Centre, held in the Parish Hall at Bolton Parish Church, Silverwell Street, BL1 1PS (lunch available from 12.30pm). Five sessions starting on Thursday 18 February.

Thursdays at 11 a.m Celtic Morning Prayer; Thursdays at 7.30pm. Celtic Night Prayer at Bank Street Unitarian Chapel, BL1 1TS. Every Thursday for six weeks starting on 18 February.


Online Lent Course

For those who are unable to get to the chaplaincy or a local church, you are welcome to join us in Lenten prayer and reflection online by using the Lent Course supported by BBC Radio 4, BBC Local Radio and Churches Together in Britain and Ireland.  You can view the whole course at  or like our facebook page  to receive a weekly post reminding you to look at each week’s page along your Lenten pilgrimage. (You can also follow us on twitter  @UoBChaplaincy )


All colleagues and students are welcome to join in with any of these Lenten observations.

For further information about the Chaplaincy Service, please visit






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