We take the protection of our children and other vulnerable people very seriously indeed.  Any concerns should be raised with the parish’s safeguarding points-of-contact.

In the first instance, please email:

For more information please see the notice in the church porch.

St Anthony’s parish is part of Lancaster R.C. Diocese. The diocesan safeguarding office can be contacted at or:

The Education Centre
Balmoral Road

Telephone: 01524 841190

Safe Spaces

Safe Spaces is a free and independent support service, providing a confidential, personal and safe space for anyone who has been abused through their relationship with either the Church of England, the Catholic Church of England and Wales or the Church in Wales. For more information please see the Safe Spaces website: